Scientists examine the effects of a curcumin blend on arthritis patients
(Natural News) Armenian researchers investigated the synergy of boswellic acid and curcumin in the treatment of osteoarthritis patients. They reported that a supplemental blend of boswellic acid and curcumin was more effective in relieving the painful symptoms of the disease than turmeric-derived curcumin alone. The study was supported by the Yerevan State Medical University of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eating turmeric daily is the key to longevity - but how much?
HOW TO live longer is a question many people as they get older wish they knew the answer to. Making sure you eat a healthy, balanced diet is just one of the ways to achieve longevity. One particular food you should enjoy on a daily basis is turmeric - well-known for its health benefits - but how much should you eat every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modern science proves that curcumin is the most effective way to prevent cancer
(Natural News) It is estimated that almost two million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year. Of this population, around 600,000 are gauged to pass away from the side effects of this disease. These sobering statistics have prompted many medical professionals to seek better treatment options for cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Valproic acid-induced autism in young children reduced with curcumin
(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about one in 59 children has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A look at yearly data on the prevalence of ASD reveals that this figure is likely to get worse. Research published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine suggests that the administration... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Achieve First 3D Printing of Human Corneas
Researchers in the UK have achieved the first 3D printing of human corneas that can potentially be used in replacement surgeries. In doing so, they have paved the way for an unlimited and easy-to-fabricate supply of new corneas to patients that need them, they said. Key to the achievement by scientists at Newcastle University is a novel bio-ink—a gel comprised of alginate, a polysaccharide derived from seaweed, and collagen, the main structural protein in cornea. The ink met three key criteria necessary for the fabrication of corneas, Che Connon, professor of tissue engineering at the university, told Design News. In...
Source: MDDI - July 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - 88p a day supplements REVERSED woman’s high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. This diabetes patients reversed her high blood sugar symptoms with these cheap turmeric supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fermented turmeric prevents memory loss caused by oxidative stress and inflammation
(Natural News) Turmeric is a pretty powerful superfood on its own. As a fermented food product, it gains the power of probiotics as well. A Korean study showed that fermented turmeric can prevent memory loss that stems from oxidative stress and inflammation of key brain cells. Alzheimer’s disease is just one of the many neurodegenerative... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curry powder could fight cancer by slowing the growth of tumours
Researchers at the University of California say a chemical from curry powder – curcumin – can potentially make cancer drugs more powerful and slow the growth of cancerous tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best foods for boosting your immune system
A strong immune system helps a person stay healthy by fighting off bacteria and viruses. In this article, we look at foods that can help to boost the immune system, including turmeric, ginger, garlic, kefir, green tea, and blueberries. We also cover the scientific reasons why these foods promote immune system health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Cancer's worst enemy: Curcumin powerfully influences cell metabolic activity in cancer tumors
(Natural News) Curcumin influences cell metabolic activity vitality in various cancer phenotypes. The nutrient, which is abundant in turmeric, was observed to have remarkable abilities in modulating the regression of carcinoma in the thyroid gland. This new research, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine shows the potential of curcumin as a safe and natural... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crystal structure reveals how curcumin impairs cancer
(University of California - San Diego) Through x-ray crystallography and kinase-inhibitor specificity profiling, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers, in collaboration with researchers at Peking University and Zhejiang University, reveal that curcumin, a natural occurring chemical compound found in the spice turmeric, binds to the kinase enzyme dual-specificity tyrosine-regulated kinase 2 (DYRK2) at the atomic level. This previously unreported biochemical interaction of curcumin leads to inhibition of DYRK2 that impairs cell proliferation and reduces cancer burden. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blood thinning foods, drinks, and supplements
There are many things that people can eat and drink that may help to keep the blood thin and reduce the chances of dangerous clots developing. These include ginger, garlic, and turmeric. Learn more about 11 potential natural blood thinners, including foods, drinks, and supplements here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Scientists study the neuroprotective effects of fermented Curcuma longa L. (turmeric)
(Natural News) Korean researchers relayed their findings on the neuroprotective properties of fermented turmeric (Curcuma longa L). Using a mouse model, they showed that pre-treatment with fermented C. longa could mitigate memory impairment caused by scopolamine amnesia, as well as protect brain cells from oxidative stress and inflammation. The study was sponsored and conducted by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin shows significant therapeutic potential in attenuating autism brain damage induced by prenatal VPA exposure
(Natural News) Curcumin, a compound derived from turmeric, has been linked with the amelioration of chemical-induced autism. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked into curcumin’s effects against autism induced by valproic acid (VPA). Valproic acid is a fatty acid used for the treatment of epilepsy in children. Its use... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin revealed in science study: Stunning 30 percent improvement in memory
(Natural News) Turmeric is often touted for its anti-inflammatory properties, but it has another superpower that gets a lot less attention: it’s a potent neuroprotector. This spice’s main active ingredient is curcumin, which gives it its cheerful yellow-orange hue. Researchers from the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) have now shown that curcumin supplementation... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionists find that turmeric is a safe and natural way of preserving fish
(Natural News) Turmeric, for the uninitiated, has a lot of health benefits – making it a staple in a lot of dishes and traditional medicine the world over. However, a study published in the open-access journal CyTA – Journal of Food has introduced a novel method of using this already widely used spice. In the study, researchers from Alagappa University in India... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

UA receives $1.6m grant to examine the healing potential of curcumin for acute lung injury
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) The five-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable Charles Downs, PhD, to study whether the non-pharmacological supplement curcumin can prevent lung injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tomato extracts KILL stomach cancer cells, new study shows
(Natural News) When you think of cancer-fighting foods, what usually comes to mind? Perhaps you think of turmeric, ginger, or green tea, but what about tomatoes? You’re probably aware they’re good for you, but did you know they can actually reduce your risk of stomach cancer? That was the finding of a study carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin improves bone-growing capabilities of 3D-printed ceramic scaffolds
(Natural News) Researchers from Washington State University (WSU) have proven that it is possible to combine natural remedies with advanced biomedical devices, using curcumin to augment the ability of ceramic bone scaffolds to stimulate bone growth. Susmita Bose, Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor in WSU’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and her team coated 3D... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin enhances disease resistance in aquaculture
(Natural News) Curcumin, when supplemented in fish diets, has the potential to improve disease resistance in commercially farmed fish, according to an article published in the American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. The study, led by researchers from Egypt and the U.S., looked at the effects of curcumin and other natural agents and its ability to increase... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric: It ’s been touted as a magic bullet for joint pain, eczema and even depression
Fancy a turmeric latte? How about a turmeric-infused bag of popcorn, washed down with a turmeric tea? And maybe later you can dab on a little turmeric face cream? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin is your heart's best friend: Three ways the compound protects you from life-threatening cardiac events
(Natural News) What do you do to avoid heart disease? Are you eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise? Perhaps your doctor has convinced you to take medications like ACE inhibitors? If you think you’re already doing everything you can for hearth health – or if you’re taking meds and worried about the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin found to aid in the healing of skin wounds
(Natural News) Curcumin, aside from making curry taste good, can also be an effective biomaterial in healing skin wounds. The findings, which were published in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy explored the effects of curcumin on a specific bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell (BMSC) sheet, in particular, its effects on the immune response... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New curcumin formulation provides a significant boost to bioavailability
(Natural News) Scientists have discovered a new formulation for curcumin: In a study, they found that using a gamma-cyclodextrin formulation in curcumin supplements could give a significant boost to its bioavailability. Researchers from The University of Tampa in the U.S. and the Western Sydney University and the University of New South Wales in Australia, together with the consulting company Increnovo, evaluated new curcumin formulations... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric is an ideal drug alternative for treating Type 2 diabetes - research journal
(Natural News) If you’re diabetic, you’ve probably had it hammered into your head already that you need to eat a low-glycemic diet and exercise regularly, but there is one very powerful tool that can help you in this fight that doesn’t get nearly as much attention: turmeric. This root, which comes from the same plant... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Supplements containing this Southeastern Asian spice could help lessen soreness
BACK pain is common and usually isn ’t the sign of anything serious - it tends to improve within a few weeks. Painkillers and certain exercises are two forms of recommended treatment, but some health experts believe taking turmeric supplements can also help reduce discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mix of natural cures, biomedical devices prompts bone health, growth
(Washington State University) In a first-ever effort, WSU researchers improved the bone-growing capabilities on 3D-printed, ceramic bone scaffolds by 30-45 percent with curcumin, a compound found in the spice, turmeric. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 3, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Reduce weight and inflammation by combining curcumin and piperine with calorie restriction diet
(Natural News) Turmeric has been making the news lately — and for good reason. The golden-hued spice has been highly regarded for its health benefits for centuries, and the science to support its beneficial qualities is finally catching up. Now, new research has shown that turmeric could be part of a weight-loss supporting, inflammation-reducing cocktail.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to grow, dry and grind your own turmeric powder from fresh roots
(Natural News) Like any other superfood, turmeric powder is most effective when it’s freshly-grown and prepared by hand at home. A Rockin W Homestead article advised how to grow, dry, and grind your own powder for any curries, protein shakes, or tea you plan to make. Turmeric is very easy to grow indoors. All you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is turmeric really a 'wonder drug' for migraines?
Registered dietitian-nutritionist Vanessa Rissetto breaks down whether or not turmeric could alleviate and prevent migraines, a condition that impacts millions of people in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric and omega 3s can cure diabetes – but you'll never hear that from your doctor
(Natural News) Have you ever wondered why diseases like diabetes remain so difficult to treat despite all the incredible advances seen in modern medicine? It’s a common question, but you’ve already missed the point just by asking it. That’s because the solution to diabetes is not found in modern medicine at all. Instead, nature has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best way to treat scabies at home?
The appearance of a scabies rash on the skin can be an intensely itchy and distressing symptom. Potential treatments for the condition can be applied at home and they include products such as clove oil, cayenne pepper, and turmeric. Learn here more about what causes scabies and what at-home remedies might work. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Curcumin plays neuroprotective roles against traumatic brain injury partly via Nrf2 signaling - Dong W, Yang B, Wang L, Li B, Guo X, Zhang M, Jiang Z, Fu J, Pi J, Guan D, Zhao R.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI), which leads to high mortality and morbidity, is a prominent public health problem worldwide with no effective treatment. Curcumin has been shown to be beneficial for neuroprotection in vivo and in vitro, but the underlying mec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Curcumin, when given in combination with drugs for lung cancer, reduces drug resistance, increasing their effectiveness
(Natural News) Shortness of breath, a hoarse voice, and persistent cough are warning signs you shouldn’t ignore. They’re the most common signs of lung cancer, the second leading type of the disease in the U.S. Patients may acquire resistance to anti-cancer drugs after an average survival period of seven to nine months. The cancer progresses,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin's Cognitive Benefits Look Convincing Curcumin's Cognitive Benefits Look Convincing
Dr Richard Isaacson on why this new formulation of an ingredient available in most spice racks may be proving effective.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Curcumin helps reduce muscle soreness and injury pain after physical activity, according to study
(Natural News) The next time you feel utterly beat after playing sports, try taking curcumin supplements instead of the usual pain-killers.  That’s the recommendation of a new European study conducted on injured and hurting rugby players, reported a NutraIngredients.com article. The European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences recently published the results of a pilot-study by several Italian pharmaceutical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric effectively eases sports injuries
Researchers from the Milan-based pharmaceutical company Velleja Research found turmeric's key component curcumin eases discomfort just as much as paracetamol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis or IBS symptoms? Adding a pinch of this spice to your tea can help relieve pain
ARTHRITIS and IBS can be debilitating conditions, causing pain in a person ’s joints and bouts of stomach cramps. But simmering milky tea with a pinch of turmeric could help relieve symptoms - and the yellow spice can benefit your health in a number of other ways too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for arthritis: These THREE capsules could naturally cure joint pain
ARTHRITIS pain could be eased by taking certain supplements, including the spice turmeric. Reduce symptoms by taking these capsules daily. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Hearty Chicken Soup That ’s Good for Your Soul and Immune System
When I feel a little run down, I make my restorative Polish-style chicken soup called Rosół, which was taught to me by my great-grandmother to help fight colds. When I ate her soup, I could instantly feel its healing effects and it just made me feel good all over. Chicken soup is simply a protein-rich meat stock, infused with a mirepoix of vegetables such as carrots, onion and leek. After simmering for 1 ½ to 2 hours, you end up with a golden elixir that’s filled with nutrients from the organic chicken meat and vegetables that you’ve used. It can be sipped all day, or made into a more substantial...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

Is The ‘ Souping ’ Trend For You?
 By Lisa Drayer, CNN (CNN) — When I first heard of “souping,” it brought me back to my clinical days working in a hospital, where pureed soups and other easy to digest foods — also known as “full liquids” — would be prescribed for patients recovering from gastrointestinal surgery, or those who had difficulty chewing or swallowing. Then I reflected upon how much I regularly enjoy soup, especially for the comfort it provides on cold, dreary days — even though, thankfully, I have no health issues that would require such an easily digestible meal. Soup is often my go-to in t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Diets Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Turmeric compound could boost memory and mood
A compound in the popular spice turmeric — called curcumin — has been found to improve the memory and mood of older adults in a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Turmeric boosts memory by nearly 30% and eases depression
Researchers from the University of California, LA, reveal taking a compound found in the Indian spice, know as curcumin, causes people to have less protein build-up in the region of the brain linked to memory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia cure? This simple spice could prevent memory loss
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss, confusion and mood changes. But, scientists have revealed that the spice curcumin could be used to improve memory. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin May Reverse Memory Problems, Improve Mood
Curcumin, in curry spice, has been shown to be very good for brain health. New research confirms it. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best teas to drink for IBS
In this article, learn about teas for relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including ginger, turmeric, peppermint, and chamomile. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Curcumin improves memory and mood, new UCLA study says
(University of California - Los Angeles) Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin -- the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color -- improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss, (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 23, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Curcumin improves memory and mood, new UCLA study says
Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss, according to the results of a study conducted by UCLA researchers.The research, published online Jan. 19 in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, examined the effects of an easily absorbed curcumin supplement on memory performance in people without dementia, as well as curcumin ’s potential impact on the microscopic plaques and tangles in the brains of peop...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news