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Zinc supplementation may prevent some cancers

Philadelphia researchers have discovered that oral zinc supplementation in rats can reverse the development of precancerous conditions in cancers such as esophageal and oral cancer in. It also reduces to production of COX-2 production. Zinc deficiency and COX-2 over production are linked to esophageal and oral cancer and thus zinc supplementation. It is hoped that humans would also benefit from the preventative action of zinc supplementation and maybe even consumption of low amounts of celecoxib.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by New Kerala

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About: Zinc supplementation may prevent some cancers

Date: 8 January 2005

Source: New Kerala

URL: http://athens-olympics-2004.newkerala.com/?action=fullnews&id=57159

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