Prostate cancer is one of the main causes of death in men, after heart disease, lung cancer and melanoma. According to the world health organization, 65-70 years with this terrible disease facing one in four men. The probability of a successful cure depends on how quickly I found the problem, so scientists are developing as the technology for early diagnosis and ways to stop the growth of cancer cells. It turned out that the healing items are even in coffee, and they are very effectively cope with the disease.
For the first time, scientists have noticed the healing properties of coffee when studying statistics about men: it was found that coffee lovers are faced with prostate cancer by 11% less. Highlighting the six main components of coffee, they started to combine them together and see how they affect the tumor. First experiments were carried out in test tubes and then in mice. As expected, cell growth slowed down, with almost two times.
The active ingredients in coffee that destroy cancer cells, was the cafestol and kahweol. How they work, scientists do not yet know, but intend to show the algorithm in the near future. It is believed that drugs based on them, can be more effective than chemotherapy.
Study leader Atsusi Mizokami said that the discovery does not mean that men often need to drink coffee. For all its useful qualities, it also has a negative impact on the body.