Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Spices Halt Growth of Breast Stem Cells, Study Finds>>

ScienceDaily (Dec. 8, 2009) — A new study finds that compounds derived from the spices turmeric and pepper could help prevent breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells, the small number of cells that fuel a tumor's growth.

Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that when the dietary compounds curcumin, which is derived from the Indian spice turmeric, and piperine, derived from black peppers, were applied to breast cells in culture, they decreased the number of stem cells while having no effect on normal differentiated cells.

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Silhouette Brown said...

wow..good read, by the way Yeshi.....what are the price ranges at Butter By Nadia. I am headed to NYC for a show tomorrow and wanted to pas through and show them some love

Yeshimabet said...

Bless..Retail..her price points are $250 and up. Everytime I go to one of her sales, I get about 3-4 pieces for that price...Its definitely worth checking out..Her clothes just feel good on...enjoy...safe travels..bless