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Grapefruit News

Grapefruit can interfere with some medications

A science study suggests that grapefruit can cause overdoses of some drugs by stopping the medicines being broken down in the intestines and the liver.

Study: Eating blueberries, grapes and apples cuts diabetes risk

Eating certain types of fruits, such as grapes, blueberries and apples can greatly reduce the chance of getting diabetes, according to a study. Researchers from Harvard, however, found out that drinking fruit juice can increase the risk.

Grapefruits help with medical drug discovery

The humble grapefruit holds one of the secrets for medical drug discovery. This includes anti-cancer drugs are delivered to specific tumor cells.

Doctors: Grapefruit-medication interaction could be deadly

Doctors have warned that drinking grapefruit juice with certain drugs may produce serious adverse effects. Research by a Canadian team shows that the range of drugs that interact adversely with grapefruit juice is more extensive than was realized.

Grapefruit may help ward off diabetes symptoms

A team of researchers have discovered that naringenin in grapefruit can possibly help ward of diabetes symptoms and lower blood sugar levels.

Grapefruit link to breast cancer- affects oestrogen levels post menopause

This article is a sort of historical document in some ways. Thanks to the new medicine and research the focus is now moving to avoiding risks which weren’t even considered a decade ago.
 

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