Studies related to TNF-Alpha and Ganoderma lucidum

Effects Of Ganopoly (a Ganoderma Lucidum Polysaccharide Extract) On The Immune Functions In Advanced-stage Cancer Patients

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Cohort
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 34
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Treatment of 5.4g Reishi polysaccharides daily for 12 weeks in advanced cancer patients was able to improve parameters of immunity (CD56+ cell count; no influence on CD4:CD8 ratio) and natural killer cell activity while suppressing TNF-a and IL-1 levels.

Responses to Phytohaemagglutinin were significantly improved, with NK cell activity increasing to 34.5 +/- 11.8% of baseline (placebo 26.6 +/- 8.3%)

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