For high blood pressure: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev ;5: Other studies have shown the nutrient reduces diseases of the prostate, the gland which makes sperm, and may slow down or even halt the progress of prostate cancer. Dietary habits and past medical history as related to fatal pancreas cancer risk among Adventists. Study suggests more than 1 in 10 adults are folate, vitamin B12 deficient.
However, in other research, taking lycopene daily for up to one year did not seem to help treat prostate cancer. Dietary habits and lung cancer risk. Diet and gastric cancer. If it works in the volunteers we would then consider testing it in infertile patients. Dietary modification in patients with prostate cancer on active surveillance:
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Taking lycopene does not seem to reduce symptoms in adults with stable asthma. Human serum carotenoid concentrations are related to physiologic and lifestyle factors. Int J Cancer ;48 1: Lycopene inhibits the growth of normal human prostate epithelial cells in vitro. Skin Physiol ;15 5: Int J Vitam Nutr Res ;