Exploring the many therapeutic properties of curcumin
(Natural News) In this article, a researcher from India discussed the beneficial effects of curcumin from Curcuma longa (turmeric) that have been reported by several studies. This review was published in the International Journal of Herbal Medicine. Curcumin is a phenolic compound found in the roots of C. longa, a medicinal plant that belongs to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Matcha green tea with turmeric reduces disease risk to boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: The science behind ageing is still quite limited. As a complex biological process, ageing involves a variety of factors. The variation of average lifespans from different regions is believed to be due to the differences in not only genes, but also environmental conditions and eating and drinking habits. By consuming a matcha green tea turmeric drink, favoured by some of the healthiest countries, you can not only have a reduced risk of serious diseases, but also help to delay the ageing process - helping you to boost your longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Adding turmeric to your meals could help lower blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition which is largely affected by what foods a person eats. Food and diet can either help or hinder blood sugar levels. Adding more turmeric spice is a healthy way to keep blood sugar levels healthy and reduce any serious health risks associated with diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red Sox Team Performance Dietician Glen Tobias: ‘ Most Important Meal Of Day Isn ’ t Breakfast, It ’ s Right After Your Workout ’
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Trial targets deadly lung cancer
(Flinders University) With more than 650 Australians diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma last year, Flinders University is leading new research to discover alternatives to chemotherapy and even prevent deaths by early detection in future. One novel approach, using natural therapeutic benefits of curcumin, a key component of the spice turmeric, will be put to the test in a clinical trial in 2021 as part of world-leading research at Flinders University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Just as we've been warning: Turmeric from Bangladesh sometimes contains lead-laced chemical compounds, study finds
(Natural News) Turmeric is a prized spice and herbal remedy, but getting it from less reputable sources may expose you to high levels of lead, says a recent study from Stanford University. In their report, published in the journal Environmental Research, researchers found that some spice processors in Bangladesh use a toxic pigment to amplify the spice’s bright yellow... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric May Ease Knee Arthritis
A curcumin extract eased pain, stiffness and physical function in those with osteoarthritis of the knee. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Knees Turmeric (Spice) Placebos Arthritis Osteoarthritis Joints (Body Part) Source Type: news

Turmeric Capsules Reduce Knee Osteoarthritis Pain Turmeric Capsules Reduce Knee Osteoarthritis Pain
People with knee osteoarthritis who take daily turmeric capsules feel less pain in the knee joint than their peers who don't take this supplement, a clinical trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Is Arthritis Pain Relief as Close as Your Spice Rack?
Researchers found that an extract of the spice turmeric worked better than a placebo in easing pain from knee arthritis over three months. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcuma longa Extract Improves Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- For patients with knee osteoarthritis, Curcuma longa extract (CL) is more effective than placebo for knee pain but does not improve knee effusion-synovitis, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in the Annals of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could TURMERIC fight off the pain of arthritis?
Turmeric, widely used as a flavouring in South Asian cooking, has been used as a traditional medicine for centuries. But it is only in recent years that science has begun to take the spice seriously as a drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Arthritis Pain Relief as Close as Your Spice Rack?
MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 -- It's a must for any good curry, and a new clinical trial suggests that turmeric might ease arthritis pain, too. Researchers found that an extract of the spice turmeric worked better than a placebo in easing pain from knee... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Multiple tier detection of TNT using curcumin functionalized silver nanoparticles - Raza A, Biswas A, Zehra A, Mengesha A.
The rapid, selective and sensitive detection of trinitrotoluene (TNT), which is widely used in terrorist activities and also a major environmental contaminant is prime concern for the scientific community dealing with environmental problems and national se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Texas A & M researchers develop treatment for canine ocular condition using turmeric
(Texas A&M University) Researchers at Texas A&M University have produced a therapeutic derived from turmeric, a spice long-praised for its natural anti-inflammatory properties, that shows promise in decreasing ocular inflammation in dogs suffering from uveitis, an inflammation of the eye that leads to pain and reduced vision. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Turmeric could have antiviral properties
(Microbiology Society) Curcumin, a natural compound found in the spice turmeric, could help eliminate certain viruses, research has found. A study published in the Journal of General Virology showed that curcumin can prevent Transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) - an alpha-group coronavirus that infects pigs - from infecting cells. At higher doses, the compound was also found to kill virus particles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: Does turmeric help arthritis?
ARTHRITIS and other joint conditions affect more than 10 million people in the UK. Does turmeric help arthritis? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biota Biosciences Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Cannabidiol (CBD) Complex, Curcumin Complex, and Cannabidiol + Curcumin Injectables Because They Were Marketed Without FDA Approval
Biota Biosciences is voluntarily recalling the following lots in the table below of Cannabidiol (CBD) Complex, Curcumin Complex, and Cannabidiol + Curcumin Injectables to the customer level. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 21, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Curcumin extract with high bioavailability can help improve neurocognitive function and mood among the elderly: Study
(Natural News) Curcumin is a flavonoid known for being a strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It is the active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a medicinal herb and spice widely used to make Indian curry. Due to its numerous health benefits, curcumin can now be found in various health supplements. Curcumin supplements are believed to help... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How I Protect My Employees With Bone Broth
Brewing a batch of my immune enhancing broth. Every other Friday, I have a catered lunch delivered to the office… As you might imagine, it’s a Paleo menu. But the favorite part of this tradition isn’t the food… it’s the bottles of bone broth I pass out afterward. I created my own “Immune System Enhancing Broth,” and the entire stock disappears within minutes. Today, I’ll share the recipe so you can make it at home. And I’ll show you just how powerful this ancient brew really is… There’s a reason humans have been harvesting bone marrow for thous...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 8, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Nutrition Source Type: news

Life, the universe and medicine – part 2
So, I have the two appointments I’ve been waiting for, and I’m still waiting to hear about the blood results – on that score, no news should be good news – in my head at least. I have a bronchoscopy on 4th July at 8.15am to take a look down my nose, throat and trachea into the larger brachia of the lungs. I fully expect to be told that I was wasting their time and to go away – nicely of course. The breast surgery team – which seems like quite an assumption to me – will see me on the 19th July; so much for the two weeks ‘urgent’ appointment. I found it fascinating though...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - May 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness Thought for the day my story Source Type: news

Green tea, turmeric and more: 12 Supplements and herbs that can naturally relieve pain caused by arthritis
(Natural News) Arthritis refers to a group of degenerative conditions that target the joints and the tissues that surround the joints. Common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Although each type is influenced by unique factors, arthritis is generally characterized by pain, stiffness and inflammation in the hands, hips and knees. Medicinal herbs,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Turmeric: 6 Medicinal benefits and home remedies
(Natural News) Turmeric is the gold standard in superfoods due to the range of health benefits it can offer, from improving brain function to lowering the risk of cancer. This aromatic spice owes most of its wonderful medicinal effects to curcumin, the anti-inflammatory compound that gives turmeric its distinct yellow-orange hue. Here are six incredible... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Promising Data Supports Curcumin Treatment for Mesothelioma
The plant-based substance curcumin could soon be included in the multidisciplinary treatment of malignant mesothelioma, according to a recent multicenter, international study review. Curcumin, an active compound found in the common culinary spice turmeric, has been used for decades by some as an anti-inflammatory, complementary medicine for many ailments. It may soon take a more prominent role with mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer with no definitive cure. “Our hope is that, in the not-too-distant future, it could be part of new therapeutic strategies for mesothelioma,” Dr. Antonio Giordano, director of Sbarro...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 19, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Potion or Poison? Turmeric - Martini N.
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Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Adding turmeric to green tea enhances its health benefits, study finds
(Natural News) Green tea is considered the healthiest beverage on the planet and is known for its amazing health benefits. For centuries, it has been consumed both as a food and as a natural medicine that helps clear the mind and rid the body of toxins. Today, numerous studies on the beneficial properties of green... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The health benefits of Cubeb Pepper, an exotic medicinal spice that's naturally rich in hinokinin, a powerful phytonutrient for enhancing immunity
(Natural News) When you hear about all of the incredible health benefits of herbs like turmeric and ginger, it makes you wonder whether the cure to many of the seemingly insurmountable illnesses facing mankind could be growing in a jungle somewhere on our planet, just waiting to be discovered. And right now, there’s one exotic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My coronavirus battle plan: keep calm and eat apricots | Emma Brockes
While the authorities implore New Yorkers to respond to facts not fear, I ’ve taken to eating my stockpileAs of Thursday morning there were 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York state (population: 20 million) and the phony war against the virus was well under way. In the city, people tried to find a proportionate response while honouring the need to be Doing Something. This mostly took the form of using an elbow to activate the elevator and finding somewhere to store 25lb of rice. Plus, of course, wondering if now was the time to buy Apple stock.Other questions remain. Does it make sense to cancel your spring...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emma Brockes Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases World news Source Type: news

Curcumin and green tea are both healthy - what happens when you combine them?
(Natural News) Millions of people worldwide still rely on traditional practices, beliefs and treatments. In China and India alone – two of the largest countries in Asia – traditional medicine continues to be widely used. Green tea and turmeric are two of the most popular functional foods used in traditional medicine. While the compound epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botanical drug is shown to help patients with head and neck cancers
In a UCLA-led phase I clinical trial, a new plant-based drug called APG-157 showed signs of helping patients fight oral and oropharyngeal cancers. These cancers are located in the head and the neck. APG-157 is made up of multiple compounds produced by plants, including curcumin. UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers found that treatment with this botanical drug resulted in (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Botanical drug is shown to help patients with head and neck cancers
In this study, UCLA researchers found that when APG-157 is taken through oral mucosal absorption, patients have high levels of curcumin circulating in their blood and absorbed by cancer tissues.METHODUCLA researchers conducted the study of APG-157 comparing 12 people who had oral and oropharyngeal cancer with a control group of 13 people who did not have cancer. The reason both the people with cancer and without cancer were part of the study was to show that the drug was not toxic to either people with cancer or those without cancer.The medication was given each hour for three hours and was delivered as a lozenge that slow...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Can fish oil and curcumin prevent muscle atrophy?
(Natural News) It’s no secret that turmeric is one of the healthiest spices on the planet, thanks to curcumin, its primary active ingredient. While the spice is a key addition to many curries, most people find the taste to be a little too strong. Fish oil, on the other hand, is often linked to improved... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botanical drug is shown to help patients with head and neck cancers
In this study, UCLA researchers found that when APG-157 is taken through oral mucosal absorption, patients have high levels of curcumin circulating in their blood and absorbed by cancer tissues.METHODUCLA researchers conducted the study of APG-157 comparing 12 people who had oral and oropharyngeal cancer with a control group of 13 people who did not have cancer. The reason both the people with cancer and without cancer were part of the study was to show that the drug was not toxic to either people with cancer or those without cancer.The medication was given each hour for three hours and was delivered as a lozenge that slow...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Health Tip: What to Know About Turmeric
-- Turmeric has been used across the globe for many health conditions, such as pain, fatigue, breathing issues and rheumatism, says the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. It mentions this information about turmeric: Long-term... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Researchers examine the potential of curcumin and fish oil supplementation for muscle response during unloading state
(Natural News) In a study, researchers from Texas A&M University investigated the effects of combining fish oil and curcumin on skeletal muscle formation and stress response proteins during mechanical unloading. They published their findings in Nutrition Research. Skeletal muscles are capable of remodeling, in particular, after dynamic stress is applied. However, force production in muscle is impaired,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does turmeric have anticancer properties?
People have discussed the potential health benefits of turmeric for thousands of years. A recent review assesses the evidence for its use against cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Curcumin: Prevent liver disease and reduce liver fat with this amazing natural plant compound
(Natural News) Fatty liver disease, also known as hepatic steatosis, is a life-threatening condition caused by an abnormal buildup of fat in the liver. While it is usually caused by excessive alcohol drinking, this disease can also stem from non-alcoholic means. This fat buildup could lead to inflammation in the liver, causing damage and creating... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin compound in turmeric could help beat CANCER
Researchers from Temple University in Philadelphia analysed almost 5,000 studies and found that curcumin interfered with the growth of eight types of cancers under laboratory settings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yellow Dye in Turmeric Linked with Lead Poisoning in Bangladesh
Scientists track the spice from the soil to the market to pinpoint the source of contamination in pregnant women' blood. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 17, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

You know turmeric for its many health benefits: Add anti-asthma to that list
(Natural News) Turmeric is an Indian spice used to give curry it’s distinct golden color. But beyond its culinary use, turmeric is considered one of the most widely used medicinal herbs on the planet. This is because turmeric contains a compound called curcumin, which is responsible for its health benefits. These benefits range from reducing inflammation... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural antibiotic: Research looks at potential of ginger against superbugs
(Natural News) Ginger is a well-known spice often used in Asian cuisine, especially in Indian, Thai, and Chinese cooking. Also known by its scientific name Zingiber officinale, ginger belongs to the same family as other medicinal spices like cardamom and turmeric. In traditional medicine, the root of the ginger plant is used to alleviate digestive problems, relieve... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herbal remedies such as turmeric could interfere with breast cancer treatments
Herbal treatments such as turmeric or ginseng can stop blood from clotting as well as it should and worsen scarring, according to researchers from Nova Medical School in Portugal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for joints: The exotic spice proven to have anti-inflammatory properties
BEST supplements for joints: Certain spices can be added to a meal to boost their flavour, but the addition of spices can also greatly impact ones health. One spice is loaded with health benefits and proven to help reduce inflammation of joints, is turmeric. Yasmin Muswell, in-house nutritionist for Boundless, explains why. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could turmeric help solve the antibiotic resistance crisis?
New research uses nanocapsules that contain curcumin, the main ingredient in turmeric, to tackle antibiotic resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Ginger: Prevent and treat common diseases with this powerful natural medicine
(Natural News) Ginger root (Zingiber officinale) is an herb that belongs to the same family as turmeric and cardamom. Aside from being a common cooking spice, ginger is also a powerful medicinal herb. Here are five diseases that ginger can help treat and prevent. Stroke Ginger can be beneficial for people who experienced a stroke... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Benefits of Turmeric?
Famed for purported anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, the botanical is hailed for helping a host of conditions. Is that true? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dawn MacKeen Tags: Turmeric (Spice) Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Spices Alternative and Complementary Medicine Diet and Nutrition your-feed-selfcare Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Turmeric may contain dangerous levels of lead
'People are unknowingly consuming something that could cause major health issues,' says the lead author of a new study, which finds lead in turmeric. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

What do turmeric, apples and grapes have in common? Scientists have found they all help treat prostate cancer
(Natural News) Prostate cancer is among the leading cancers in men in the U.S., second only to skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates around 174,650 new cases of – and 31,620 deaths from – prostate cancer each year, in its latest report. Fortunately, new evidence suggests that eating certain foods could play a role in starving – or even preventing – cancer.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should drink more ginger turmeric tea: Facts, benefits
(Natural News) Ginger and turmeric are known as great herbal remedies on their own, but they make an even more impressive remedy when combined to make tea. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant that is used throughout the world as a fragrant and flavorful spice and as an herbal remedy. On the other hand, turmeric (Curcuma longa) is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers confirm: Boost your brain health and relieve anxiety with curcumin, a natural antidepressant
(Natural News) Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, an Indian spice commonly added to curries, where it lends its yellow color. Beyond its color, however, curcumin is also responsible for a majority of its health benefits. The use of turmeric for medicinal purposes is nothing new. It’s a mainstay in both Indian and Chinese cultures in folk medicine for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric: This ancient super spice can offer unmatched healing properties
(Natural News) Many people consider turmeric (Curcuma longa) to be the most powerful herb on the planet. Others may even argue that it could potentially be the most effective nutritional supplement to ever exist. Such claims are not unfounded. This ancient super spice has been used in India for thousands of years not only for its exotic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news