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protectionof healthy tissuefrom the toxiceffects of chemotherapy
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Cordyceps is used therapeutically for asthma, bronchitis, chemoprotection, exercise performance, hepatitis B, hepatic cirrhosis, hyperlipidemia high cholesterol, as an immunosuppressive agent, and in chronic renal failure.
Williams, a principal investigator at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, is testing the notion that certain foods consumed during pregnancy can help prevent offspring from developing diseases like cancer later on, providing them with chemoprotection from illness that may last for their whole lives.
Kwak MK, Egner PA, Dolan PM, et al. Role of phase 2 enzyme induction in chemoprotection by dithiolethiones.
A longtime proponent of cancer prevention and chemoprotection, Talalay eats fresh broccoli sprouts regularly, as does Fahey.
Our goal is to have five laboratories in each of the three major areas of research in the Institute: cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, cancer chemoprotection, and healthy aging.