Curcumin: an anti-inflammatory molecule from a curry spice on the path to cancer treatment.

@article{Basnet2011CurcuminAA,
  title={Curcumin: an anti-inflammatory molecule from a curry spice on the path to cancer treatment.},
  author={Purusotam Basnet and Natasa Skalko-Basnet},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={4567-98}
}
Oxidative damage and inflammation have been pointed out in preclinical studies as the root cause of cancer and other chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer's disease, etc. Epidemiological and clinical studies have suggested that cancer could be prevented or significantly reduced by treatment with anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory drugs, therefore, curcumin, a principal component of turmeric (a curry spice) showing strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, might… CONTINUE READING
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