(Science) Investigating the multiple biological activities of Annona muricata
In this study, researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia examined the cytotoxicity, as well as the anti-tumor-promoting and antioxidant activities, of various Annona muricata extracts, including an isolated acetogenin called annonacin, in vitro. Their results were published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine. Annona muricata or soursop belongs to the family Annonaceae. It is a plant enriched... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tropical "Soursop" plant found to kill cancer cells, reduce inflammation and fight infections
(Natural News) Annona muricata, also known as soursop, is a tropical plant known for its many medicinal uses. Traditionally, it is used to treat a variety of health problems, from simple fevers to serious diseases like diabetes and cancer. According to studies, soursop is rich in phytochemicals that give it plenty of beneficial properties. These... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extract from soursop leaves can prevent the symptoms of fibromyalgia
(University of Seville) The consumption of extract of Annona muricata L. leaves in pharmaceutical form and in the correct dosage can reduce the chronic pain, anxiety and depression that accompany this disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Another medical benefit of the soursop: It kills triple negative breast cancer
(Natural News) The spiky fruit of the soursop (Annona muricata) is not the only part of the tree that has anti-cancer properties. Its leaves can produce an extract that Korean researchers say is able to stop triple negative breast cancer from developing or spreading. During their experiment, the cancer cells of the breast cancer sub-type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The strange-looking tropical fruit graviola is a POWERFUL superfood against cancer
(Natural News) Graviola, also known as soursop, may be a strange-looking tropical fruit, but did you know that it is a powerful superfood that can fight cancer? Researchers from the Tepic Institute of Technology (ITT) in the state of Nayrit, Mexico were the first ones to look at the effects of graviola on cancer tumor cells. They... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survey: Most Oncologists Discuss Medical Marijuana with Cancer Patients
Medical marijuana continues to be a hot topic among mesothelioma patients and a popular way to cope with disease symptoms and treatment side effects. As more states legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, more cancer patients are asking their doctors about the natural therapy. A recent survey published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows as many as 80 percent of oncologists talk about medical marijuana with their patients. Of the 237 oncologists who responded to the survey, more than half (55 percent) practice in one of the 28 states where medical marijuana is legal. Questions on the survey covered recommendations...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is graviola and how is it used?
Graviola is hailed as a wonder herb, but does it live up to its hype? What are the health benefits? Here's what the research has to say. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Tanzania: Graviola Was to Save My Aunt From Cancer, It Didn't
[Citizen] My aunt Gemima* (not her real name) had just retired as a public servant in 2011 and started to enjoy her pension when my mother noticed that one of her breast was swollen. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guanabana: the cancer killer big pharma doesn't want you to know about
(NaturalNews) Guanabana is known by a variety of names -- including soursop, cherimoya, custard apple, Brazilian paw paw and graviola. However you recognize this versatile tree, one aspect is clear: guanabana provides powerful relief from a a wide scope of disease. Tackling cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survivor Credits Good Life, God and Graviola Tea to Survival
Rich D. opened the door and gazed with amazement at his posh suite on the 26th floor of the luxurious Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas – private sauna, flat-screen TVs throughout, super-king bed, a picturesque view of both the faraway mountains and the famed strip below – and he just smiled. He dropped his bags and took the elevator down to the casino, where he kept turning up aces. "I may have mesothelioma, but mesothelioma doesn't have me," he said recently, recalling that day from earlier this year. "When I die, I want to look back and say 'Boy, what a ride I had.' I'll go out kicking, that's for ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 23, 2014 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tim Povtak Tags: Stories from Survivors Source Type: news

Six stubborn myths about cancer
The internet is awash with misinformation about cancer, with potentially tragic consequences for patientsThere are few illnesses as terrifying in the public consciousness as cancer. With up to a third of us getting cancer at some stage in our lives, it is almost impossible to remain untouched by the disease. As an ominous reminder of our mortality, cancer scares us to the point that discussions about it are often avoided and the language we use is couched in euphemisms.The recent Channel 4 documentary "You're killing my son" told the story of Neon Roberts, a young boy whose treatment for a brain tumour was halted...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 30, 2013 Category: Science Authors: David Robert Grimes Tags: Comment theguardian.com Health Medical research & wellbeing Society Cancer Life and style Science Source Type: news

Groundbreaking new cancer study on graviola shows promise as a possible treatment
A new study on the herb graviola published in the October 2012 issue of Cancer Letter has cancer researchers buzzing. Graviola, the tropical fruit with the unusual nickname "sour sop," stops cancer tumor cells from growing in pancreatic cancer. Scientists prove the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news