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

Medical News Today: Turmeric for IBS: Does it work?
We look at the claims that turmeric can help symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), discuss how it may be used, and if there are risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Turmeric health benefits: Curry spice could hold key to combating Alzheimer’s
A DRUG made from curry spice can reverse aging in brain cells and could hold the key to combating Alzheimer ’s disease, it was announced today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can turmeric really cure cancer? Woman says benefits of golden spice 'cured' her disease
TURMERIC has been proven to have major benefits for your body and brain, but can it really cure cancer? One woman says the golden spice stopped her blood cancer in its tracks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 delicious ways to add turmeric to your lifestyle
On frosty nights in India, people sip a glass of hot milk into which has been whisked a heaping teaspoon of turmeric. In Ayurvedic medicine, the drink — called haldi doodh — is considered a panacea for everything from the flu to inflammation. Proponents says regular turmeric consumption may also... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Why cumin is the new kale in latest healthy-eating trend
Superspices are the health trends of 2018 with spices including cumin, cumin and turmeric to boost your immune system and help with sleep. Health writer Anna Magee explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stage-3 myeloma cancer completely ELIMINATED with a turmeric supplement - British Medical Journal
(Natural News) For decades, the medical establishment has colluded with the for-profit cancer industry to smear anyone who talked about herbs, spices or superfoods fighting cancer. Food doesn’t contain “medicine,” we were told by the dishonest establishment. Only FDA-approved toxic medications can “treat” cancer, the propagandists insisted. Yet millions of people across the globe continued... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The miracle of turmeric: How can this golden spice help reinvigorate your health?
WHEN conventional treatments failed, Dieneke Ferguson turned to the spice world. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London pensioner used turmeric to fight off blood cancer
Doctors say the case of Dieneke Ferguson, from London, is the first recorded instance in which a patient has recovered by using the spice after stopping conventional medical treatments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OAP ‘stops’ incurable blood cancer with wonder spice turmeric
AN OLD aged pensioner has stunned doctors by halting an incurable blood cancer in its tracks – with wonder spice turmeric. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl cleared her acne with health food store products
Brianna Lopez, from Los Angeles, uses ingredients such as raw honey, cinnamon and turmeric to heal her blemish-covered skin and says she saw results in just one week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Spice Rack Staple Turmeric a Health Star?
The common spice, found in many Indian dishes, has properties that can help fight cancer and inflammation, researchers say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genes associated with progression of melanoma are identified
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Screening used synthetic compound similar to curcumin (a pigment extracted from turmeric), which displayed anti-tumor action in preliminary tests. Next step will be evaluating these genes' roles on tumoral progression and exploring them as therapeutic targets - melanoma is the most lethal and also the most chemotherapy-resistant type of skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: THESE foods are best for fighting joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis affects about 400,000 people in the UK. Apples, peaches, oats and turmeric were just a few of the best foods for managing the condition ’s symptoms, according to scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin found to reduce post-menopausal weight gain by feeding gut bacteria, according to new study
(Natural News) A new study discovers that the active ingredient in turmeric known as curcumin can help reduce weight gain after menopause through feeding gut bacteria, as reported by NutraIngredients-USA.com. Researchers from the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing analyzed the association between curcumin and post-menopausal weight gain through experiments conducted in 18 rats —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer ELIMINATED by combination of powerful nutrients in apple peels, turmeric root and grape skins
(Natural News) A recent study published in Precision Oncology revealed that a potent combination of compounds from turmeric root, apple peels, and grapes help keep prostate cancer at bay. To carry out the study, a team of health experts at the University of Texas at Austin identified 142 natural compounds that may potentially fend off the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nine health benefits of turmeric tea
Turmeric is a popular spice that has been used as a remedy for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Learn about the health benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Godly gift for arthritis pain
Big Pharma is at it again… Creating and selling a drug that causes thousands of heart attacks and strokes each year. In 2015, the FDA asked drug makers to strengthen their warning labels. Since then, most have listed their dangerous side effects on the bottle. But one manufacturer thought they didn’t have to warn people about their dangerous drug. They marketed their product as a “unique” breakthrough. They even published studies promising it was “safe for long-term use.” 1 The drug is a 7-year-old arthritis drug called Actemra. It’s made by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche....
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

How Air Pollution Can Lead To Weight Gain
I just read a study that stunned me. It suggested that the air we breathe is making us fat.   A researcher from Duke University placed two groups of rats in separate chambers. One group was exposed to Beijing’s super toxic air. That city has some of the worst air pollution in the world. The second group breathed filtered air. The two groups ate exactly the same diet. After 19 days, the rats exposed to the air pollution were 18% fatter. Their LDL levels were 50% higher and their triglycerides were 46% higher. This indicates high levels of fat in their blood. To make matters worse, their lungs were 25% heavier...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Weight Loss Source Type: news

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Curcumin
I've met a lot of people in my travels over the past few decades. I don't remember all of the names and faces, but there are some that I'll remember for the rest of my life… One is an older woman I met while I was studying Ayurvedic medicine in India in the 1990s. I assumed by her appearance that she was in her late 70s. She was active and engaging. I remember thinking she looked great for her age. And then she dropped the bomb… She told me she was 109! I thought she was pulling my leg at first. But when she introduced me to her 75-year-old granddaughter, I knew she wasn't kidding. When I ask...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is turmeric good for your skin?
What are the potential benefits for the skin of turmeric? Find out here, along with how and why it might be a good option for skin care. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Stomach pain for hours? Symptom could be caused by THIS trendy spice
STOMACH - or abdominal - pain could be caused by gallstones, which may be triggered by consuming too much turmeric in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Say Spice Compound May Shrink Aggressive Type of...
French researchers used curcumin to reduce the mass of sarcomatoid mesothelioma tumors in rats in just two weeks.(PRWeb September 25, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14730275.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DolCas Biotech Receives FDA “No Objection” Letter following GRAS Review for BCM-95 Curcumin Ingredient
The company also secured self-affirmed GRAS status for its ingredient back in 2016. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jennifer Prince Tags: Herbs & Botanicals Regulatory Source Type: news