Breast Cancer Subtype Important in Deciding Impact of Folate

February 02, 2017

Read the original article from the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. It is generally known that folate (vitamin B9) is important in early pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in babies, because folate is needed by rapidly dividing cells (e.g., those of a developing embryo) for DNA synthesis and cellular energy production. As a consequence, many […]

Cancer Treatments Emerge From Modern Metabolomics, Traditional Chinese Medicine

October 09, 2012

Over 1,800 years ago healers in China mixed together a formulation called Huangqin Decoctin to relieve their patients’ aches and pains. Today, colorectal cancer patients in a Phase II Clinical Trial are receiving a therapeutic treatment made from this ancient formulation. The potential new drug is being tested for its effectiveness in reducing the harsh […]