The Scientific Research on the Efficacy of Bitter Melon for the Treatment of HIV, Diabetes and Cancer!

bitter_melon-580x400The following is a list of Scientific Research for Bitter Melon in the treatment of HIV, Cancer, and Diabetes! 

Bitter melon appears to have therapeutic activity in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Pubmed Data : J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 May 23. PMID: 12346831
Article Published Date : May 23, 2009
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : HIV Infections : CK(609) : AC(186)
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-HIV Agents : CK(108) : AC(60)
Bitter melon contains compounds with anti-HIV activity.
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Pubmed Data : Thyroid. 2000 Aug;10(8):659-63. PMID: 7665070
Article Published Date : Aug 01, 2000
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : HIV Infections : CK(609) : AC(186)
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents : CK(795) : AC(322)
Bitter melon is superior to the drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) in type 2 diabetic patients.
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Pubmed Data : Phytomedicine. 2009 May;16(5):401-5. Epub 2009 Apr 10. PMID: 19362455
Article Published Date : May 01, 2009
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2 : CK(4292) : AC(359)
Additional Keywords : Food as Medicine : CK(18) : AC(6), Hall of Fame : CK(35) : AC(5), Superiority of Natural Substances versus Drugs : CK(1197) : AC(214)
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) stimulates beta cell regeneration in diabetic rats.
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Exp Biol. 2007 Dec;45(12):1055-62. PMID: 18254212
Article Published Date : Dec 01, 2007
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Diabetes Mellitus: Type 1 : CK(1217) : AC(235)
Additional Keywords : Beta Cell Regeneration : CK(76) : AC(28)
Bitter melon (M. charantia) may have a therapeutic role in conditions involving elevated ammonia levels.
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2010 Jan 4. Epub 2010 Jan 4. PMID: 20047891
Article Published Date : Jan 04, 2010
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Ammonia: Elevated : CK(89) : AC(17)
Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) and Phyllanthus urinaria have hypoglyemic properties.
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Pubmed Data : Nippon Yakurigaku Zasshi. 1992 Nov;100(5):415-21. PMID: 1464400
Article Published Date : Nov 01, 1992
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18), Phyllanthus urinaria : CK(46) : AC(21)
Diseases : Diabetes Mellitus: Type 1 : CK(1217) : AC(235)
Pharmacological Actions : Hypoglycemic Agents : CK(870) : AC(162)
Additional Keywords : Brazilian Traditional Medicine : CK(8) : AC(4)
Bitter melon attenuates fructose-induced insulin resistance in fructose-fed rats.
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Pubmed Data : Antioxid Redox Signal. 2005 Nov-Dec;7(11-12):1612-20. PMID: 19429344
Article Published Date : Nov 01, 2005
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Adiponectin: Low Levels : CK(98) : AC(25), Fructose-Induced Toxicity : CK(140) : AC(52), Insulin Resistance : CK(1237) : AC(235)
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts : CK(5359) : AC(1705)
Bitter melon demonstrates anti-tumor activity.
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Pubmed Data : Cancer Res. 1983 Nov;43(11):5151-5. PMID: 6616452
Article Published Date : Nov 01, 1983
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Tumors : CK(200) : AC(116)
Bitter melon has a preventive efffect on abdominal and liver fat in high-fat-fed hamster.
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Pubmed Data : J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Jul 22;57(14):6461-7. PMID: 19601676
Article Published Date : Jul 22, 2009
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Abdominal Obesity (Midsection Fat) : CK(388) : AC(59), Fatty Liver : CK(540) : AC(127), Obesity : CK(2013) : AC(288)
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts : CK(5359) : AC(1705)
Bitter melon has anti-ulcer properties.
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Pubmed Data : J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Jun 25;123(3):464-9. Epub 2009 Mar 26. PMID: 19501279
Article Published Date : Jun 25, 2009
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Duodenal Ulcer : CK(89) : AC(26), Gastric Ulcer : CK(250) : AC(96)
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Ulcer Agents : CK(164) : AC(61)
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts : CK(5359) : AC(1705)
Bitter melon has significant effect against insulin resistance and visceral obesity of mice on a high-fat diet.
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Pubmed Data : Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Aug;81(2):134-43. Epub 2008 Jun 11. PMID: 18550200
Article Published Date : Aug 01, 2008
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Abdominal Obesity (Midsection Fat) : CK(388) : AC(59), Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2 : CK(4292) : AC(359), Insulin Resistance : CK(1237) : AC(235)
Bitter melon significantly reduces insulin resistance and suppresses visceral fat accumulation.
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Pubmed Data : Br J Nutr. 2008 Feb;99(2):230-9. Epub 2007 Jul 26. PMID: 17651527
Article Published Date : Feb 01, 2008
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Insulin Resistance : CK(1237) : AC(235), Metabolic Syndrome X : CK(675) : AC(124), Obesity : CK(2013) : AC(288), Overweight : CK(2347) : AC(362)
Additional Keywords : Lipogenesis Inhibitor : CK(2) : AC(1)
Extracts of jambul, bitter melon (M. charantia), gymnena and fenugreek (T. gracecum) have antidiabetic and drug sparing activities.
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Pubmed Data : Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2009 Nov 11. Epub 2009 Nov 11. PMID: 19904502
Article Published Date : Nov 11, 2009
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18), Fenugreek : CK(102) : AC(31), Gymnema Sylvestre : CK(21) : AC(11), Jambul : CK(20) : AC(7)
Diseases : Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2 : CK(4292) : AC(359)
Additional Keywords : Drug: Glimepiride : CK(2) : AC(1), Drug Sparing : CK(451) : AC(50)
Maitake and Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) contain alpha-glucosidase inhibitors which may have therapeutic value in diabetes type 2.
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Pubmed Data : Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2002 Jul;66(7):1576-8. PMID: 12224646
Article Published Date : Jul 01, 2002
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18), Maitake Mushroom : CK(51) : AC(33)
Diseases : Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2 : CK(4292) : AC(359)
Pharmacological Actions : Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor : CK(33) : AC(13), Enzyme Inhibitors : CK(417) : AC(225)
Wild bitter melon leaf extract effectively inhibits P. acnes induced inflammatory responses and may be useful to relieve the inflammation of acne.
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Pubmed Data : Food Funct. 2015 Jun 22. Epub 2015 Jun 22. PMID: 26098998
Article Published Date : Jun 21, 2015
Study Type : Animal Study, In Vitro Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Acne : CK(240) : AC(39)
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents : CK(2488) : AC(682), Interleukin-8 downregulation : CK(111) : AC(29)
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts : CK(5359) : AC(1705)
Bitter melon (M. charantia) compares favorably with insulin and rosiglitazone in potentiating glucose uptake.
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Pubmed Data : Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Nov;1084:391-401. PMID: 19744549
Article Published Date : Nov 01, 2006
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2 : CK(4292) : AC(359)
Additional Keywords : Drug: Rosiglitazone : CK(17) : AC(5), Plant Extracts : CK(5359) : AC(1705), Superiority of Natural Substances versus Drugs : CK(1197) : AC(214)
Bitter melon extract, NAC, grape seed extract and other natural antioxidants counteract drug-induced oxidative stress and resultant cell death.
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Pubmed Data : Biofactors. 2004;21(1-4):223-32. PMID: 15630201
Article Published Date : Jan 01, 2004
Study Type : Commentary
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Substances : Antioxidant formulas : CK(487) : AC(73), Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18), Grape Seed Extract : CK(171) : AC(58), NAC (N-acetyl-L-cysteine) : CK(275) : AC(66)
Diseases : Oxidative Stress : CK(2855) : AC(750)
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants : CK(5416) : AC(1618)
Eleostearic acid, a fatty acid found within bitter melon seed oil, inhibits cancer cell proliferation and induce programmed cell death.
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Pubmed Data : Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2009 Oct;2(10):879-86. Epub 2009 Sep 29. PMID: 19789297
Article Published Date : Oct 01, 2009
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Bitter Melon : CK(65) : AC(18)
Diseases : Breast Cancer : CK(2940) : AC(676)
Pharmacological Actions : Antiproliferative : CK(1768) : AC(1208), Apoptotic : CK(2152) : AC(1476), Cell cycle arrest : CK(574) :

One thought on “The Scientific Research on the Efficacy of Bitter Melon for the Treatment of HIV, Diabetes and Cancer!”

  1. Bitter melon is full of a variety of vitamins and minerals, which can speedy the rate of matabolism. Maybe that’s the reason why it can treat hiv diabetes.

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