Phytoestrogens and Estrogen-Sensitive Cancers: Review of the Evidence

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Berberine is a naturally occurring compound in plants such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric. By making changes within the body ’s cells, it may help treat conditions such as high blood pressure, inflammation, and cancer. Learn more about berberine, including side effects and how to use it, here.
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Authors: Li L, Wang H, Qian J, Wei G, Ding R, Hu C, Fang D, Jiang Z, Bi L, Song J, Ma J, Qin F, Huang X, Cao M, Huo J Abstract The traditional Chinese medicine decoction FuFangChangTai (FFCT) has been used in the therapy of colon cancer clinically, yielding alleviated toxicity and enhanced immunity. In our previous study, FFCT exerted its antitumor activity not only by inducing apoptosis but also by activating autophagy to eliminate tumor cells. However, its mechanism is not well understood. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between macrophages activation and FFCT-induced autophagy. Resu...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Authors: Tao F, Zhang Y, Zhang Z Abstract Mitochondria are highly dynamic double-membrane organelles which play a well-recognized role in ATP production, calcium homeostasis, oxidation-reduction (redox) status, apoptotic cell death, and inflammation. Dysfunction of mitochondria has long been observed in a number of human diseases, including cancer. Targeting mitochondria metabolism in tumors as a cancer therapeutic strategy has attracted much attention for researchers in recent years due to the essential role of mitochondria in cancer cell growth, apoptosis, and progression. On the other hand, a series of studies h...
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Authors: Ji Y, Cao Y, Song Y Abstract Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common liver cancer among different types of cancers. Cordyceps Militaris mushroom species traditionally used as an alternative medicine in china for centuries. Gold nanoparticles plays vital role in the development of the anticancer drugs. In our research, we investigated the gold nanoparticles with C. Militaris on the hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2 cells. The synthesized gold nanoparticles stability and integrity was studied at different time intervals. The gold nanoparticles potentially halt the growth of the HepG2 cells at the IC50 conce...
Source: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Tags: Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Source Type: research
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine,Volume 25, Issue 7, Page 675-677, July 2019.
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The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine,Volume 25, Issue 7, Page 678-680, July 2019.
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The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine,Volume 25, Issue 7, Page 762-769, July 2019.
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Authors: Mercadante S, Candido KD Abstract INTRODUCTION: There is a growing recognition of the role of interventional techniques (IT) for the management of cancer pain (CP). However, there are many controversies on how and when to use such techniques. Areas covered: Patients who are unresponsive to systemic opioid analgesics or patients unable to tolerate systemic opioids may benefit from different IT for which the successful use depends on the selection of the right therapy for the right patient. The evidence regarding these techniques is often anecdotal and the potential risks, benefits, alternatives, and complic...
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(Natural News) A team of researchers at Andong National University and the National Institute of Forest Science in South Korea examined whether extracts from the leaves and branches of the Chinese sweet plum (Sageretia thea) plant have anticancer activity. The research team published their findings in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In Korea...
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This study was aimed to determination the tumor inhibitory effect and explore the potential mechanisms of Lagopsis supine ethanol extract (Ls) on colorectal cancer.
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