Turmeric helps treat arthritis

Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 11:45

Curcumin, which also gives the spice turmeric its trademark bright yellow colouring, can be used to suppress biological mechanisms that spark inflammation in tendon diseases.

`Turmeric can counteract chemotherapy treatment`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 21, 2011, 18:32

Herbal supplements commonly believed to be beneficial to your health – may negatively impact chemotherapy treatment.

Garlic can counteract chemotherapy treatment

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 12:46

A new report has suggested that acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic – all herbal supplements commonly believed to be beneficial to your health – may negatively impact chemotherapy treatment.

Turmeric a natural born cancer killer

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 11:15

Researchers have found that curcumin, the main component in turmeric, suppresses a cell-signalling pathway in human saliva that drives the growth of head and neck cancer.

Turmeric, a natural born cancer killer

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 09:22

Curcumin, the main component in the spice turmeric, suppresses a cell-signalling pathway in human saliva that drives the growth of head and neck cancer.

Curcumin may help slow growth of prostate tumour

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 12:54

Curcumin, an active component of the Indian curry spice turmeric, may help slow down the growth of tumour in castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Curcumin is the new treatment strategy for Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 11:34

Curcumin, a substance extracted from turmeric, prolongs life and enhances activity of fruit flies with a nervous disorder similar to Alzheimers, a new study has found.

Turmeric compound shows promise for Parkinson’s treatment

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 12:10

Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, has been found to be effective at preventing clumping of a protein involved in Parkinson’s disease.

Curcumin `could be key to beating bowel cancer`

Last Updated: Monday, May 07, 2012, 13:38

Curcumin could kill bowel cancer tumours in patients.

Turmeric extract may protect heart after surgery: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012, 10:24

Extracts from turmeric spice, known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, may help ward off heart attacks in people who have had recent bypass surgery, according to a study from Thailand.

Omega-3 fatty acid and turmeric help spinal cord heal itself

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 14:32

Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements and turmeric, an Indian curry spice, may benefit people with spinal-cord injury.c

Turmeric, a key component for Alzheimer`s medicine?

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 10:04

The humble Turmeric or `haldi` is emerging as a promising basis for an inexpensive treatment for Alzheimer`s disease (AD), a new study has found.