Walnuts Slow Prostate Cancer Growth in Mice

Walnuts Slow Prostate Cancer Growth in Mice
In the spirit of the season, Paul Davis, PhD, of the University of California, Davis, and colleagues in the laboratory discovered that whole walnuts or walnut oil may slow prostate cancer growth. The team administered walnut derivatives to transgenic adenocarcinoma of the mouse prostate (TRAMP) mice and identified a significant reduction in prostate tumor size,

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Maureen Newman is a science columnist for Pulmonary Hypertension News. She is currently a PhD student studying biomedical engineering at University of Rochester, working towards a career of research in biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine. She is an integral part of Dr. Danielle Benoit's laboratory, where she is investigating bone-homing therapeutics for osteoporosis treatment.

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