Source Pravda.Ru

Olive Oil Found How To Protect Women Against Breast Cancer

Researchers found oleic acid dramatically cuts the levels of a gene called Her-2/neu. High levels of Her-2/neu are associated with aggressive tumors in many breast cancer patients. Additionally, researchers found oleic acid boosts the effectiveness of the antibody treatment trastuzumab (Herceptin), which targets Her-2/neu and helps prolong the life of breast cancer patients. Oleic acid was also found to increase the expression of a tumor suppresser protein.

More Cases of &to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/377/12309_milk.html' target=_blank>Breast Cancer are detected each day, and its causing big trouble of women all over the world.

Researchers say, "Our findings underpin epidemiological studies that show the Mediterranean diet has significant protective effects against cancer, heart disease, and aging."