Anti-cancer properties

Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Berries naturally produce pigments, that give them the red, blue and purple colour, known as anthocyanins.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:32 AM IST

Scientists find anti-cancer properties in three rice varieties

Scientists have claimed to have detected anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice found in Chhattisgarh.

Feb 18, 2018, 11:14 AM IST

Scientists discover anti-cancer properties in pepper plant

According to researchers, the secret lies in a chemical called Piperlongumine (PL), which has shown activity against many cancers including prostate, breast, lung, colon, lymphoma, leukemia, primary brain tumours and gastric cancer.

Apr 18, 2017, 22:21 PM IST

Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant called the long pepper, whose suspected medicinal properties date back thousands of years.

Jan 14, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

Common painkiller with anti-cancer properties identified

Diclofenac - a well-known cost-effective painkiller - has the potential to cut down the risk of post-surgical spread of cancer.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Certain heart medication may help cancer patients

Certain drugs taken to improve heart health may also have anti-cancer properties, says a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US.

Aug 24, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Catechins found in tea leaves can help fight cancer!

Studies have shown that catechins present in tea leaves can help fight cancer.

Jul 01, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

Eat steamed broccoli to prevent cancer

Broccoli is an excellent source of sulforaphane, a phytochemical that has been shown to have great cancer fighting properties.

Nov 24, 2013, 12:15 PM IST