Croton Oil Fights Prostate Cancer

January 25th, 2008

PISCATAWAY, N.J.–An active ingredient found in the oil of the Southeast Asian croton plant–12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate, commonly known as TPA–may inhibit the growth of new prostate cancer cells, according to researchers at Rutgers University.

“We demonstrated TPA could simultaneously stop the growth of new prostate cancer cells, kill existing cancer cells and ultimately shrink prostate tumors,” said Allan Conney, Ph.D., one of the study’s authors. The researchers also tested the effect of TPA in combination with all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA), a vitamin A derivative that has been shown to effectively treat leukemia.

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11 Habits to Make or Break for Soft, Flawless Skin

January 25th, 2008

As you all know, our skin is the obvious appearance of who or what we are, or perhaps would like to be. However, it is more than just a simple mask. It is the largest organ of our body, which is a complex and highly dynamic system that plays a very crucial role to our general well-being. Our skin even sometimes reflects our health as well. It’s our body’s canvas and one of its most valuable assets.

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Walking Your Way to a Healthier You

January 25th, 2008

Walking is the best form of exercise you can have to obtain better health and a fitter you and it will cost you nothing. It is a form of exercise which can be taken up by anyone regardless of age or physical condition providing you start off sensibly, as with all forms of exercise you are not used to doing.

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A Quit Smoking Tip That Can Change Your Life

January 25th, 2008

Do you want to Quit Smoking? There is a very powerful Quit Smoking tip that can literally change your life – because it would ensure your 100% success. Do you want to know what this is? Read on and find out all about it.

What You Need To Quit Smoking Once For All

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