Alison Lazinsky

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Cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis-related hip fractures, and various cancers of the colon, prostate, uterus, and breast are remarkably less prevalent in Asia than in other industrialized countries. It is believed that the large consumption of soy products in Asian countries is contributory to the reduction of these chronic disorders. Genistein is a(More)
Long-term psoralen plus ultraviolet A radiation (PUVA) therapy is associated with an increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Genistein (4',5,7-trihydroxyisoflavone), a major isoflavone in soybeans and a specific inhibitor of protein tyrosine kinase, has been shown to inhibit UVB induced skin carcinogenesis in hairless mice. For(More)
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