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Turmeric confirmed again to dramatically reduce aches and pains in joints
(Natural News) Turmeric is a superfood that has long been hailed for its numerous health benefits, which many people swear by. English television presenter and journalist Kate Quilton may be the latest person to join that ever-growing roster. On Aug. 28, 2017, Quilton dedicated an entire segment of her show “Superfoods: The Real Story” to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UltraSOL CurcuMIN line & CurcuWIN granted patent for sports performance benefits
(OmniActive Health Technologies) OmniActive Health Technologies has been granted a US patent (Patent No: US 9724311) for the highly bioavailable, clinically-studied UltraSOL line of curcumin ingredients, including CurcuWIN, for their sports nutrition and performance benefits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dr Sarah Brewer explains benefits of curry for pain relief
Turmeric and curcumin are among the most popular herbal medicines, with many health benefits and few side effects. Here, Dr Sarah Brewer explains the concrete evidence - and how to use them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can curry spice really help banish your aches and pains?
Turmeric and curcumin are among the most popular herbal medicines, with many health benefits and few side effects. Here, Dr Sarah Brewer explains the concrete evidence - and how to use them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounded Curcumin Emulsion Product for Injection by ImprimisRx: FDA Investigation - Serious Adverse Events Associated with Use
https://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHum… (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - August 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Mainstream media finally starting to ask why TURMERIC isn't being promoted as a safe, affordable treatment for CANCER
(Natural News) A common kitchen staple has saved the life of a 57-old woman who had been battling blood cancer for five years. After undergoing three rounds of chemotherapy and four stem cell transplants to treat myeloma, Dieneke Ferguson thought she had exhausted all her options. Myeloma develops when the white blood cells produced in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meditation in fashion? Designers share how the practice helps them reboot, refresh and stay grounded
Meditation: it never goes out of style. While fashion folk constantly seek out the latest wellness trend — IV drips, sensory deprivation, infrared saunas, cryotherapy, turmeric and beet lattes — the centuries-old practice is finding new currency.“It’s tough within the industry now,” says Khajak... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kristen Tauer | WWD Source Type: news

The six health benefits of turmeric
(Natural News) Once a prized ingredient in the cuisine of India and Pakistan, turmeric (Curcuma longa) has since gained worldwide renown as a potent superfood. This peppery-tasting, golden-hued spice has multiple health benefits that make it a worthy addition to any diet. Regular consumption of turmeric can give your overall health a much-needed boost by:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Links Naturopathic Turmeric Death To Contaminated Product
A curcumin emulsion for injection made by compounding pharmacy ImprimisRx contained a dangerous impurity. The company formulates a variety of questionable products for intravenous use and pays a popular naturopathic doctor as a consultant. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Britt Marie Hermes, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:IMMY Source Type: news

New science confirms eating turmeric every day reverses cancer
(Natural News) A report in the British Medical Journal illustrates how a woman has beaten blood cancer with the help of turmeric. In 2007, 67-year-old Dieneke Ferguson was diagnosed with myeloma and she progressed to stage three within 15 months. Three failed rounds of chemotherapy and four failed stem cell transplants later, doctors told her... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mechanisms ID ’ d for Curcumin Resensitization of Cancer Cells
Compound helps turn off pathways linked to chemoresistance in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease: Is THIS trendy spice really a miracle cure?
CANCER and Alzheimer ’s disease are just two of the conditions it’s been claimed turmeric - a yellow spice traditionally used in curries, and in recent times lattes - can successfully treat. But there are suggestions its benefits may be unfounded. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease cure: Does THIS trendy spice really have health benefits?
CANCER and Alzheimer ’s disease are just two of the conditions it’s been claimed turmeric - a yellow spice traditionally used in curries, and in recent times lattes - can successfully treat. But there are suggestions its benefits may be unfounded. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could a turmeric extract help to treat pancreatic cancer?
New research suggests that curcumin - a turmeric compound - may help to overcome resistance to chemotherapy in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news

Science journal confirms eating turmeric cured myeloma cancer in 57-year-old woman
(Natural News) After undergoing three rounds of chemotherapy and four stem cell transplants and still finding herself sick and weak, blood cancer patient, Dieneke Ferguson, believed she reached the end of her tether. She was told she had exhausted all her options. “Nothing worked: there was just too much cancer….there was nothing else I could... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer breakthrough: Trendy spice could be key to killing tumours
CANCER is tackled using a variety of drugs and treatments, but turmeric spice - famously now used in lattes as well as curries - could be the key to a future method. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why the cancer industry doesn't want you to learn the truth about anti-cancer foods: Combination of apple peel, turmeric root and grape skins found to BEAT prostate cancer
(Natural News) Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have discovered something that the cancer industry would prefer you don’t know about: A combination of natural, everyday foods can help prevent the growth of prostate cancer. While past studies have looked at the potential of individual foods to help the fight against this disease,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to easily grow turmeric in the comfort of your own home
(Natural News) Turmeric is one of the easiest plants to grow. The medicinal root is extremely low-maintenance and produces ample yields which should supply a typical household throughout the year. Turmeric is grown similar to ginger root; that is, it sprouts from an underground tuber or rhizome and not from seeds. It takes around six... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric helped a dying woman beat cancer
Dieneke Ferguson, 67, of North London, was diagnosed with the blood cancer myeloma in 2007 and underwent three rounds of chemotherapy as well as four stem cell transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nanoparticles loaded with component of common spice kill cancer cells
(University of Central Florida) Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells, according to a new study published in Nanoscale. The study, conducted in partnership by researchers at Nemours Children's Hospital and the University of Central Florida, demonstrates a potentially novel treatment for neuroblastoma, the most common cancer in infants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Compound in turmeric found to suppress viruses, including hepatitis, herpes, chikungunya, influenza-A, HIV and HPV
(Natural News) The turmeric compound curcumin was found to effectively suppress a large number of viruses, recent studies showed. The compound was previously known to defer cancer growth, resolve Lichen Panus, reduce type-2 diabetes and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia onset. However, a new article published in GreenMedInfo.com listed several other studies indicating that the compound was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Confirmed: Licensed Naturopathic Doctor Gave Lethal'Turmeric' Injection
Naturopathic doctor Kim Kelly administered an IV infusion, likely curcumin —a component of turmeric—that has terrible profile as an effective drug and is possibly related to cardiotoxicity. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Britt Marie Hermes, Contributor Source Type: news

Improve Your Mood With Turmeric Root (Curcumin)
"Dr. Sears," C.R. asked me, "I know curcumin is good for treating a lot of things, but can it improve someone's mood?" This morning, one of the women on my staff, C.R., came into my office to talk to me about her 15-year-old son. He'd been irritable and moody and sleeping a lot lately. Most mornings, he'd miss the bus to school and then stress about being late. But today, he was up on time with his backpack packed and a smile on his face. C.R. even heard him whistling in the shower! And he was at the bus stop 10 minutes early. C. R. started taking curcumin supplements a few weeks ago. She ha...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - March 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Turmeric and cancer ? what does the research show?
Curcumin: Can it slow cancer growth?? Curcumin, a substance in the spice turmeric, has long been used in Asian medicine. Now some research suggests it may help prevent or treat cancer. Tired of feeling tired? Strategies for cancer-related fatigue If you're feeling exhausted from cancer treatments, you're not alone. Try these lifestyle tips to reclaim [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 2, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Health Ranger launches kid-friendly Turmeric Gummy Bears made with 100% USA-grown Turmeric
(Natural News) By now most people have heard of the amazing health-boosting properties of turmeric, but here in the West it’s not such a commonly used spice – at least compared to its fundamental role in many Asian and Pacific cuisines. Turmeric adds color and a distinctive flavor to food – it’s a versatile spice... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric May Not Be A Wonder Spice After All
When it comes to turmeric, the yellowish-orange spice many thought could have a positive effect on illness, research shows there may be much ado about nothing. A recent meta-analysis of more than 120 clinical trials and 5,000 published studies casts serious doubts on whether there are any significant health benefits to the spice. A group of researchers led by Kathy Nelson, a research associate at the University of Minnesota Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, found that not a single double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial (the best type of research study) of curcumin, the active chemical in t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everybody Needs To Stop With This Turmeric Molecule
Consumers and scientists can't leave curcumin alone, even though there's little evidence it has any medicinal value. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sam Lemonick, Contributor Source Type: news

Study finds curcumin unlikely to boost health
Amy WallaceWASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A new report has found curcumin, a compound in the spice turmeric, has little to no therapeutic benefit despite widespread belief to the contrary. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contrary to decades of hype, curcumin alone is unlikely to boost health
Curcumin, a compound in turmeric, continues to be hailed as a natural treatment for a wide range of health conditions, including cancer and Alzheimer's disease. But a new review of the scientific literature on curcumin has found it's probably not all it's ground up to be. The report instead cites evidence that, contrary to numerous reports, the compound has limited -- if any -- therapeutic benefit. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 11, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Contrary to decades of hype, curcumin alone is unlikely to boost health
(American Chemical Society) Curcumin, a compound in turmeric, continues to be hailed as a natural treatment for a wide range of health conditions, including cancer and Alzheimer's disease. But a new review of the scientific literature on curcumin has found it's probably not all it's ground up to be. The report in ACS' Journal of Medicinal Chemistry instead cites evidence that, contrary to numerous reports, the compound has limited -- if any -- therapeutic benefit. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Curcumin: The Natural Alternative To Antibiotic Ointment
In this study of 12 different pain relievers, curcumin was the most effective. Aspirin and ibuprofen were the least.5 4. It helps form new skin cells to close the wound. In one study, wounds treated with curcumin closed completely within 11 days. Untreated wounds took over twice as long (23 days) to close.6 And a recent animal study found that curcumin boosts levels of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β1. This growth factor helps stimulate the development of new small blood vessels. This in turn, helps build new skin tissue. Here’s What I Recommend… Here’s what I recommend to help heal wounds a...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 23, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Curcumin: The Natural Alternative To Antibiotic Ointment
In this study of 12 different pain relievers, curcumin was the most effective. Aspirin and ibuprofen were the least.5 4. It helps form new skin cells to close the wound. In one study, wounds treated with curcumin closed completely within 11 days. Untreated wounds took over twice as long (23 days) to close.6 And a recent animal study found that curcumin boosts levels of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β1. This growth factor helps stimulate the development of new small blood vessels. This in turn, helps build new skin tissue. Here’s What I Recommend… Here's what I recommend to help heal wounds an...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 23, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Turmeric: Nature ’s Miracle Root for Disease
My friends Lelir and Westi in Bali don’t like to go to doctors. Nature is their pharmacy. You see, Lelir is a Balian. That means “herbal healer.” And Westi’s plantation is bursting with healing plants.  But one plant stands out above all the others. Lelir uses it to make a daily immune-boosting elixir as well as an anti-aging facial scrub. Balians use it as an antibiotic and for liver support. They boil it with milk and sugar to treat the common cold and allergies. Rural doctors make it into a paste with lime to ease sore joints. They make drinks to treat fevers and stomach pain. They mix it wi...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Source Type: news

Teaspoon of turmeric may ward off cancer
The findings have been intriguing: for instance, one U.S. study found the active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, can help slow down the progression of breast cancer in mice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About Turmeric
Turmeric has gotten some bad press lately due to the recall of certain labels that were contaminated with excessive lead. Recalls are always distressing. They require us to be especially diligent when choosing brands and often make me want to avoid the product altogether. But this is something I would not do in the case of turmeric. There are too many health benefits of this "super spice" to ignore it. A Relative Of The Ginger Root Turmeric, a relative of the ginger root, is most well known as that delightful ingredient which is the secret to any good curry recipe. Until several years ago when I was complaining...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Beauty-Boosting Benefits of Turmeric
by the Rodale's content team We're currently obsessed with turmeric. This powerful, brightly colored spice, extracted from the roots of plants in the ginger family, has been used for centuries in medicine, dyes, and an incalculable number of tasty meals. And these days, turmeric is really having a moment! That's because various current research studies have revealed the science behind the benefits of ingesting turmeric and its active ingredient, curcumin. Just a few of the health rewards these studies have linked the spice to are that it slows Alzheimer's progress, aids in detoxifying the liver and kidneys, and even boos...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The herbal remedy EVERYONE should know about: Turmeric golden honey can fight weight gain, relieve pain and combat inflammation
(NaturalNews) You might have heard about the many health benefits of turmeric – or maybe you still think of this popular spice as only belonging in your spice rack. Either way, you may be surprised to find out that a simple combination of turmeric and honey (known as "golden... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric vs. Tuberculosis: This superfood can supercharge your immune system for robust protection
(NaturalNews) Turmeric, ginger's little cousin, has gained a lot of popularity in recent years, and for some good reasons, too. It has been used for ages in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to treat a wide range of ailments. It owes its many medicinal uses to its active ingredient curcumin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric: Bali’s Anti-Cancer Tonic
I’m always happy to find things in my travels to bring back to you. Today I want to tell you about a miracle of nature called turmeric. Turmeric has been used to treat a wide variety of conditions. You can read about it in-depth in my latest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise. The roots of this exotic leafy plant contain curcumin, a very powerful antioxidant that also has remarkable anti-inflammatory properties.1,2,3 What Does Curcumin Do? Curcumin neutralizes free radicals… those nasty little chemicals that travel through your body and cause damage to healthy cells and cell membranes. Which means curcumin effec...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 25, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

Edith Cowan University says turmeric 'blocks rogue proteins that trigger Alzheimer's disease'
Scientists at the Edith Cowan University in Australia found curcumin, a chemical in the spice, blocks the formation of amyloid plaques, which are the most common hallmark of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric shown to boost memory and attention span in the elderly in recent study
(NaturalNews) Turmeric is the spice that makes everything nice, including memory. The compound responsible for turmeric's yellow color, curcumin, has been shown to boost the memory and attention span of older adults, as reported in a recent study.Turmeric has long been treasured... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Well: Ask Well: Does Turmeric Have Proven Health Benefits?
Curcumin, which gives turmeric its bright yellow-orange color, is said to aid digestion and quell inflammation, but whether it really helps remains unproven. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - April 22, 2016 Category: American Health Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Alternative and Complementary Medicine curcumin Alternative Medicine Ask Well Eat Featured Live Source Type: news

Protocols for In Vitro Propagation, Conservation, Synthetic Seed Production, Microrhizome Production, and Molecular Profiling in Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)
Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial but cultivated as annual, belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. It is a native of India and South East Asia. The tuberous rhizomes or underground stems of turmeric are used from antiquity as condiments, a dye and as an aromatic stimulant in several medicines. Turmeric is an important crop in India and it is used as a spice, food preservative, coloring agent, cosmetic as well as for its medicinal properties. Propagation is done vegetatively with rhizome bits as seed materials. It is plagued by rhizome rot diseases most of which are mainly spread through infected seed rhizomes....
Source: Springer protocols feed by Plant Sciences - April 8, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Chemical in turmeric 'stimulates the immune system to fight tuberculosis'
Scientists from Colorado and China say curcumin, which gives the spice its color, kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis from infected cells, by stimulating white blood cells to attack the drug-resistant bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin may help overcome drug-resistant tuberculosis
New research indicates that curcumin -- a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main components of curry powder -- may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Curcumin may help overcome drug-resistant tuberculosis
(Wiley) New research indicates that curcumin -- a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main components of curry powder -- may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Arjuna Natural invests in research programme to explore benefits of turmeric
Indian botanical extracts manufacturer Arjuna Natural is investing $1.5m in a clinical research programme to explore the health benefits of its turmeric curcumin. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - March 23, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Overdose taking curcumin initiating the unbalanced state of bodies - Qiu P, Man S, Li J, Liu J, Zhang L, Yu P, Gao W.
Curcumin is the major active component of turmeric and widely used as spice and coloring agent in food. However, its safety evaluation has been few investigated. To evaluate the 90-day subchronic toxicity of curcumin in rats, its general observation, clini... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Could Curcumin Play a Role in Fighting Ovarian...
Curcumin or turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a food that may have anticancer properties. What do we know about this nutrient and ovarian cancer? (Source: About.com Ovarian Cancer)
Source: About.com Ovarian Cancer - January 17, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: ovariancancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Control Inflammation and “Turn Off” Disease-Causing Genes
The single most important thing you can do to prevent premature aging is to control inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s effort to heal itself. But too much produces disease. In fact, most of the diseases associated with aging are essentially inflammatory diseases. That includes cancer, heart disease, arthritis, arteriosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. And the truth is that we’re all inflamed thanks to a modern diet that includes inflammation-friendly ingredients like sugar, cheap vegetable oils, and refined carbohydrates. Most doctors are not educated in the role of nutrition in disease. A...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 15, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging food allergies inflammation natural healing turmeric Source Type: news