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Curry spice 'kills cancer cells'

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posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 01:58 PM
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An extract found in the bright yellow curry spice turmeric can kill off cancer cells, scientists have shown.

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This is another drop in a bucket that is overflowing with evidence to show that many cancers can be cured from diet. The old saying, "we are what we eat", really rings true here.




Natural' remedy The cells also began to digest themselves, after the curcumin triggered lethal cell death signals. Dr McKenna said: "Scientists have known for a long time that natural compounds have the potential to treat faulty cells that have become cancerous and we suspected that curcumin might have therapeutic value." Dr Lesley Walker, director of cancer information at Cancer Research UK, said: "This is interesting research which opens up the possibility that natural chemicals found in turmeric could be developed into new treatments for oesophageal cancer.

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This sort of thing puts a smile on my face. Big pharma can't be happy with sort of news.




posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 02:03 PM
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Sorry but someone beat you to it.
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posted on Nov, 7 2009 @ 11:01 AM
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The Brits will have to change their diets.
And they conquered India just to be saved by them.
Curry rice with out the spice please.



 
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