Protective effects of curcumin against thyroid hormone imbalance after gas explosion-induced traumatic brain injury via activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in male rats - Dong X, Deng L, Yao S, Wu W, Cao J, Sun L, Bai Y, Li H, Weng X, Ren H, Ren W.
This study evaluated the effects of hepatic transthyretin and hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis on thyroids and explored the protective e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Does turmeric ’s reputation translate into real health benefits?
Clinical trials show that curcumin, present in the spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases, but there ’s a catch – bioavailability, or how to get it into the bloodWhile Kamal Patel was probing through the reams of user data onexamine.com– a website that calls itself “the internet’s largest database of nutrition and supplement research” – before a planned revamp later this year, he discovered that the most searched-for supplement on the website was curcumin, a distinctive yellow-orange chemical that is extracted from the r hizomes of turmeric, a tall plant in the ginger family, native to Asia.P...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Medical research Cancer research Osteoarthritis Breast cancer Health & wellbeing Alternative medicine Mental health Science Ageing Source Type: news

Is Turmeric Safe to Take With Blood Pressure Medication?
Title: Is Turmeric Safe to Take With Blood Pressure Medication?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - May 17, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Can You Take Turmeric with Blood Pressure Medication?
Title: Can You Take Turmeric with Blood Pressure Medication?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/13/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - April 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Turmeric and Vitamin D: The two super supplements that can reduce arthritis pain
ARTHRITIS is a painful condition synonymous with elevated levels of inflammation in the body. You can help relieve this build up and reduce your painful symptoms by taking either of these two daily pills. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: Two spices when combined could be 'potential cancer preventive agents'
CANCER is the leading cause of death worldwide. The incidence of cancer is expected to double in twenty years' time. Cancer risk can be reduced, for example, by following a healthy lifestyle, and avoiding exposure to radiation and pollution. A curious and powerful combination of two spices, turmeric and black pepper, may also be effective in preventing cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin on camphor-induced chemical burn on the palate: report of a peculiar self-inflicted case - Raman P.
Intraoral soft tissue injuries occur due to physical, chemical, or thermal agents, which may present as ulcerations, burns, desquamation, and gingival recession. Camphor is one such substance easily available in many Indian households and is not a very wel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Turmeric Spices - Las Vegas, 2019
This report describes cases of childhood lead poisoning in Las Vegas associated with turmeric spices. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 10, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adolescent Health Lead Poisoning MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Drugs for treating diabetes, obesity & ageing can potentially be used to treat Covid: Researchers
The scientists believe that natural compounds such as curcumin and resveratrol, among others, and existing drugs such as metformin and Rapamyci have potential to get tested extensively for the treatment of COVID-19 and post-coronavirus syndrome. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Effect of Curcumin in Moderate to Severe Asthmatics The Effect of Curcumin in Moderate to Severe Asthmatics
Are curcumin supplements beneficial in the management of patients with moderate to severe asthma?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Can turmeric reduce joint pain during breast cancer treatment?
(University of California - Davis Health) The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $50,000 grant from the Safeway Foundation. The funding will allow researcher Mili Arora to study whether the spice turmeric can provide pain relief for breast cancer patients on oral anti-estrogen drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: The 60p spice to avoid arthritis symptoms and joint pain
ARTHRITIS symptoms can include joint pain, inflammation and restricted movement, but you could lower your risk of arthritis pain by simply making a few changes to your daily diet. One of the easiest ways to avoid symptoms is to add more turmeric spice to your food plan. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compound derived from turmeric essential oil has neuroprotective properties
(Kumamoto University) Researchers from Kumamoto University, Japan have found that a component derived from turmeric essential oil, ar-turmerone, and its derivatives act directly on dopaminergic neurons to exert a neuroprotective effect on tissue cultures of a Parkinson's disease model. The effect appears to be due to the enhancement of cellular antioxidant potency through Nrf2 activation. The researchers believe that the ar-turmerone derivatives identified in this study can be utilized as new therapeutic agents for Parkinson's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Is Turmeric Bad for Your Kidneys?
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Turmeric health benefits: How to take turmeric
TURMERIC is thought to have huge health benefits for some, but how do you take it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news