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Anti-aging Research > Bitter Melon
News & Research:
Bitter Melon Extract May Have Potential to Fight Head, Neck Cancer
- Science Daily, 11/18/13 - "In this study, the bitter
melon extract treatment suppressed the head and neck cancer cell growth in
the mouse model, reducing the growth of the tumor ... bitter melon extract
regulated several pathways that helped reduce the head and neck cancer cell
growth in the animal model. After a period of four weeks, Ray found that the
growth and volume of the tumor had reduced ... Ray's initial research found
that treatment with this natural substance halted the breast and prostate
cancer cell growth, eventually stopping them from spreading" - See
bitter melon extracts at iHerb.
Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models - Science
Daily, 3/12/13 - "Three years ago researchers showed
the effect of bitter melon extract on breast cancer cells only in a Petri
dish. This study goes much, much farther. We used the juice -- people
especially in Asian countries are already consuming it in quantity. We show
that it affects the glucose metabolism pathway to restrict energy and kill
pancreatic cancer cells"
Bitter melon extract decreased breast cancer cell growth - Science
Daily, 2/23/10 - "Bitter melon extract, a common
dietary supplement, exerts a significant effect against breast cancer cell
growth and may eventually become a chemopreventive agent against this form
of cancer ... the mechanism of bitter melon extract significantly decreased
proliferation, that is, cell growth and division, and induced death in
breast cancer cells"