13 Apr '12, 11pm

Nutrient May Be a Cure for Cancer | Care2 Healthy Living

Nutrient May Be a Cure for Cancer | Care2 Healthy Living

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have identified a compound in fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells and could lead to a cure for the disease . Called delta-12prostaglandin J3 or D12-PGJ3, the compound targeted and destroyed leukemia stem cells in mice. Head researcher, Sandeep Prabhu, associate professor of immunology and molecular toxicology at the university indicates that the compound is derived from eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) an Omega 3 fatty acid found in fish and fish oil. In the experiments, the mice that received the fish oil compound were completely cured of leukemia and had no relapse. Dr. Prabhu says, “Research in the past on fatty acids has shown the health benefits off fatty acids on the cardiovascular system and brain development, particularly in infants, but we have shown that some metabolites of omega-3 have the ability to selecti...

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Breast Cancer Stem Cells vs. Broccoli

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care2.com 13 Apr '12, 5pm

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5 Tips for a Healthy & Green Picnic | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 14 Apr '12, 10pm

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What Is Diabestity? Book Giveaway!: What's in a name: insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, syndrome X, obesit...

What Is Diabestity? Book Giveaway!: What's in a...

care2.com 14 Apr '12, 2pm

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8 Health Benefits of Quinoa

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care2.com 11 Apr '12, 3pm

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Arsenic in Chicken & Rice | Care2 Healthy Living

Arsenic in Chicken & Rice | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 06 Apr '12, 8pm

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What's Being Done About Overpopulation? | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 08 Apr '12, 3pm

This post is part of a series of Care2 Earth Day posts. Click here for more in this series. There are currently about 7 bi...

Feline Vaccination Risks | Care2 Healthy Living

Feline Vaccination Risks | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 10 Apr '12, 4pm

What about vaccinations for our cats – how bad can it be? There’s so much we do to and for our cats today that is accepted...

Animal Adoption Encouraged by Rock Star | Care2 Healthy Living

Animal Adoption Encouraged by Rock Star | Care2...

care2.com 10 Apr '12, 1am

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davidsuzuki.org 21 Apr '12, 5pm

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Dying to Be Me - Book Giveaway! | Care2 Healthy Living: We are giving away a copy of Dying to Be Me: My Journey

Dying to Be Me - Book Giveaway! | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 07 Apr '12, 2pm

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When Caring Becomes Stressful | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 08 Apr '12, 5pm

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Cancer-Killing Curry | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 01 Apr '12, 10pm

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A Farm Doesn’t Have to be a Distant Rural Place (VIDEO) | Care2 Healthy Living

A Farm Doesn’t Have to be a Distant Rural Place...

care2.com 04 Apr '12, 1pm

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Wisdom from Liz Strauss | Care2 Healthy Living

Wisdom from Liz Strauss | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 08 Apr '12, 8pm

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