United States scientists have recently identified the bioactive component present in turmeric i.e. curcumin possesses the ability to treat cancer among children. These scientists have found and verified that nano particles comprise of curcumin may destroy the harmful tumor cells of Neuroblastoma, affected usually among children less than or equal to five years age.
During their study and analysis phase, scientists attached the turmeric bioactive component, as mentioned here with nano particles of cerium oxide. In addition, these scientists tested the cell lines formulation in children suffering from the problem of high-risk Neuroblastoma. Scientists have observed that the formulation of curcumin and cerium has a major role to induce substantial cell death in NB cells, while at the same time, produced zero or minor toxicity in various healthy cells.
Significance of the Performed Test
Study and the test/analysis highlighted the method involved in the treatment of cancer disease even without the application of any aggressive therapy. It also highlights nanoparticles as effective vehicles for drugs of the cancer problem. If this is not enough, scientists have identified that the application of cerium oxide nanoparticles, as helpful in removal of both poor stability and low solubility, which restricted its usage before in various therapeutic applications.