An anthraquinone derived from the cheese fruit is being studied as a potential cancer remedy
(Natural News) Researchers have discovered that nordamnacanthal, an anthraquinone found in cheese fruit (Morinda citrifolia), possesses anti-cancer properties. In the study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, in vivo and in vitro experiments were used to determine the cytotoxic effects of nordamnacanthal. Existing studies have shown that nordamnacanthal possesses several biological activities. However, these... (Source:
Source: - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recent evolutionary change allows a fruit fly to dine on a toxic fruit
Fruit flies in one lab happily eat a noni fruit that is normally toxic to fly species. Researchers there are probing the genetic basis for this ability, which may explain how insects adapt to new foods -- a line of research that could apply to agricultural pests. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 4, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Noni stimulates the immune system to reject tumor cells: Research
It is a widely reputed "superfood" that a cohort of published scientific research suggests possesses incredible healing powers. But the anti-cancer effects of Morinda citrifolia, also known more popularly as "noni," are among its most pronounced benefits, as a 2008 study... (Source:
Source: - August 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news