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BAMAPHIN 22
06-12-2006, 11:28 AM
A main ingredient in beer may help prevent prostate cancer and enlargement, according to a new study. But researchers say don't rush out to stock the refrigerator because the ingredient is present in such small amounts that a person would have to drink more than 17 beers to benefit. Oregon State University researchers say the compound xanthohumol, found in hops, inhibits a specific protein in the cells along the surface of the prostate gland.

The protein acts like a signal switch that turns on a variety of animal and human cancers, including prostate cancer.

Cancer typically results from uncontrolled cell reproduction and growth. Xanthohumol belongs to a group of plant compounds called flavonoids, which can trigger the programmed cell death that controls growth, researchers say.

Xanthohumol was first discovered in hops in 1913, but its health effects were not known until about 10 years ago, when it was first studied by Fred Stevens, assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at OSU's College of Pharmacy.

Last fall, Stevens published an update on xanthohumol in the journal Phytochemistry that drew international attention.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060612/ap_on_fe_st/beer_prostate;_ylt=AjHTaLycHO3ZkbRlZtZR8zOs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3b2NibDltBHNlYwM3MTY-

nevadadolfan
06-12-2006, 02:06 PM
On that note: (insert bottle opening sound here!!)

NaboCane
06-12-2006, 04:12 PM
...as Vitamin World rushes a xanthohumol extract in capsule form to market.

dolphan117
06-12-2006, 04:37 PM
A main ingredient in beer may help prevent prostate cancer and enlargement, according to a new study. But researchers say don't rush out to stock the refrigerator because the ingredient is present in such small amounts that a person would have to drink more than 17 beers to benefit.So what they are saying is we all need to drink 17 beers right?

TotoreMexico
06-12-2006, 04:41 PM
Another good reason to drink!!:D

dol_fan_81
06-12-2006, 04:48 PM
So what they are saying is we all need to drink 17 beers right?

my thoughts exactly :drinkers:

FinaciousOne
06-12-2006, 08:16 PM
The Germans have already developed a beer that has ten times the amount of Xanthohumol as regular beer.

LINK (http://wrathchild.wordpress.com/2006/06/01/want-a-healthy-prostate-maybe-you-should-drink-beer/)

Take two beers and call me in the morning.

playmaker1
06-12-2006, 08:22 PM
A main ingredient in beer may help prevent prostate cancer and enlargement, according to a new study. But researchers say don't rush out to stock the refrigerator because the ingredient is present in such small amounts that a person would have to drink more than 17 beers to benefit. Oregon State University researchers say the compound xanthohumol, found in hops, inhibits a specific protein in the cells along the surface of the prostate gland.

The protein acts like a signal switch that turns on a variety of animal and human cancers, including prostate cancer.

Cancer typically results from uncontrolled cell reproduction and growth. Xanthohumol belongs to a group of plant compounds called flavonoids, which can trigger the programmed cell death that controls growth, researchers say.

Xanthohumol was first discovered in hops in 1913, but its health effects were not known until about 10 years ago, when it was first studied by Fred Stevens, assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at OSU's College of Pharmacy.

Last fall, Stevens published an update on xanthohumol in the journal Phytochemistry that drew international attention.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060612/ap_on_fe_st/beer_prostate;_ylt=AjHTaLycHO3ZkbRlZtZR8zOs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3b2NibDltBHNlYwM3MTY-

THIS IS THE BEST NEWS EVER!!!!!:D I guess I don't have to worry about cancer. I'D BETTER HURRY THIS ONE UP AND CRACK ANOTHER!!!!!!
:ffic: :drinker: :chug: :xii:

playmaker1
06-12-2006, 08:23 PM
The Germans have already developed a beer that has ten times the amount of Xanthohumol as regular beer.

LINK (http://wrathchild.wordpress.com/2006/06/01/want-a-healthy-prostate-maybe-you-should-drink-beer/)

Take two beers and call me in the morning.

I'M ON IT DOC!

icephinfan
06-12-2006, 08:24 PM
THIS IS THE BEST NEWS EVER!!!!!:D I guess I don't have to worry about cancer. I'D BETTER HURRY THIS ONE UP AND CRACK ANOTHER!!!!!!
:ffic: :drinker: :chug: :xii:

I new you would say something like that...:sidelol:

Roman529
06-12-2006, 11:13 PM
A main ingredient in beer may help prevent prostate cancer and enlargement, according to a new study. But researchers say don't rush out to stock the refrigerator because the ingredient is present in such small amounts that a person would have to drink more than 17 beers to benefit. Oregon State University researchers say the compound xanthohumol, found in hops, inhibits a specific protein in the cells along the surface of the prostate gland.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060612/ap_on_fe_st/beer_prostate;_ylt=AjHTaLycHO3ZkbRlZtZR8zOs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3b2NibDltBHNlYwM3MTY-

17 beers at once??? Good news. My dad survived prostate cancer and I am just really happy he is still with me.