TITLE

Dermatology

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Anti-inflammatory effect of AE-941, a novel inhibitor of angiogenesis,' by L. Zhuang, B. Wang et al from the University of Toronto. AE-941 as a liquid extract from shark cartilage.
ACCESSION #
9708235819

 

Related Articles

  • Sharks: A Potential Source of Antiangiogenic Factors and Tumor Treatments. Cho, Jung; Kim, Young // Marine Biotechnology;Dec2002, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p521 

    Since angiogenesis is a key feature of tumor growth, inhibiting this process is one way to treat cancer. Cartilage is a natural source of material with strong antiangiogenic activity. This report reviews knowledge of the anticancer properties of shark cartilage and clinical information on drugs...

  • On a fin and a prayer. St. John, Allen; Olsson, Helen // Skiing;Feb97, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p28 

    Reports that shark cartilage is being touted for its tumor-inhibiting properties and also an orthopedic cure-all. Result of study made by researcher and chiropractor, Robert Greenberg.

  • Cartilage. Gormley, James J. // Better Nutrition;Mar1996, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p68 

    Discusses the efficacy of sharks' antibodies in protecting against disease in the United States. Efficacy against cancer; Statistics on deaths; Why sharks do not get cancer; Details from studies on shark-cartilage and cancer.

  • No bones about it. Coyne, Kate; Levy, Dany // New York;01/19/98, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p17 

    Discusses the possible benefits of shark cartilage as a homeopathic treatment. The popularity of the product in nature food stores in the United States, even though it is considered experimental.

  • Cartilage: A closer look. Scheer, James F.; Gormley, James J. // Better Nutrition;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p58 

    Focuses on bovine and shark cartilage and their impact on the treatment of tumors. Information on benefits of bovine cartilage; Reference to experiments on 31 patients by Doctor John F. Prudden; Impact of the use of shark cartilage on arthritis; Detailed information on shark cartilage. INSETS:...

  • IN THIS ISSUE.  // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;06/16/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p833 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue including a trial on the addition of shark cartilage extract AE-941 or Neovastat to a chemoradiotherapy regimen in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and a trial on the optimal dose of talabostate mesylate.

  • A different kind of shark attack. Braun, Wendy R., // Medical Update;Sep96, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p5 

    Focuses on the study on the therapeutic use of shark cartilage as treatment for advanced prostate cancer. Presence of a substance in shark's cartilage that inhibits a cancer's ability to form blood vessels; Difficulty in determining the efficacy of the cartilage.

  • Shark cartilage ruled ineffective on cancer.  // Salt Water Sportsman;Mar99, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p52 

    Reports that the powdered shark cartilage has shown no anti-cancer activity in a study.

  • Shark and cow cartilage. Challem, Jack // Natural Health;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p123 

    Discusses the alleged effectiveness of shark and cow cartilage in curing cancer. Definition; Healing claims; History; How cartilage works; Evidence; Dosage; Cost. INSET: Bovine cartilage beats deadliest cancer..

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics