Anticancer Activities of Protopanaxadiol- and Protopanaxatriol-Type Ginsenosides and Their Metabolites. [ Free Full-text ]

Anticancer Activities of Protopanaxadiol- and Protopanaxatriol-Type Ginsenosides and Their Metabolites. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:5738694 Authors: Chen XJ, Zhang XJ, Shui YM, Wan JB, Gao JL Abstract Recently, most anticancer drugs are derived from natural resources such as marine, microbial, and botanical sources, but the low success rates of chemotherapies and the development of…

Understanding genistein in cancer: The “good” and the “bad” effects: A review.

Understanding genistein in cancer: The “good” and the “bad” effects: A review. Food Chem. 2016 Apr 1;196:589-600 Authors: Russo M, Russo GL, Daglia M, Kasi PD, Ravi S, Nabavi SF, Nabavi SM Abstract Nowadays, diet and specific dietary supplements are seen as potential adjuvants to prevent different chronic diseases, including cancer, or to ameliorate pharmacological…

Herbal Medicine for Hot Flushes Induced by Endocrine Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. [Free Full-text]

Herbal Medicine for Hot Flushes Induced by Endocrine Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:1327251 Authors: Li Y, Zhu X, Bensussan A, Li P, Moylan E, Delaney G, McPherson L Abstract Objective. This systematic review was conducted to evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of…

Therapeutic effects of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) in digestive disorders: a review.

Therapeutic effects of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) in digestive disorders: a review. Iran J Basic Med Sci. 2016 May;19(5):455-69 Authors: Khorasany AR, Hosseinzadeh H Abstract Saffron, the dried red-orange stigmas of Crocus sativus L, has been known as a flavoring agent, food coloring and traditional herbal medicine. Pharmacological effects of saffron are mainly attributed to…

Astragalus-containing Traditional Chinese Medicine, with and without prescription based on syndrome differentiation, combined with chemotherapy for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a systemic review and meta-analysis. [ Free Full-text ]

Astragalus-containing Traditional Chinese Medicine, with and without prescription based on syndrome differentiation, combined with chemotherapy for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a systemic review and meta-analysis. Curr Oncol. 2016 Jun;23(3):e188-95 Authors: Wang SF, Wang Q, Jiao LJ, Huang YL, Garfield D, Zhang J, Xu L Abstract OBJECTIVE: Traditional Chinese Medicine (tcm) is used in China as…

Anticancer Molecular Mechanisms of Resveratrol.

Anticancer Molecular Mechanisms of Resveratrol. Front Nutr. 2016;3:8 Authors: Varoni EM, Lo Faro AF, Sharifi-Rad J, Iriti M Abstract Resveratrol is a pleiotropic phytochemical belonging to the stilbene family. Though it is only significantly present in grape products, a huge amount of preclinical studies investigated its anticancer properties in a plethora of cellular and animal…