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Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2012 Oct;32(10):1454-6.

[Research progress of the inhibitory effect of deuterium-depleted water on cancers].

[Article in Chinese]

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Sino-America Cancer Research Institute, Guangdong Medical College, Dongguan, China. 403809283@qq.com

Abstract

Deuterium is an important predisposing factor for cancer. Deuterium-depleted Water, also known as low deuterium water, ultra-light water or no deuterium water, can be obtained by removing deuterium from natural water. Studies have shown that water with a low deuterium concentration (<65% percent of volume) can inhibit cancer growth. Clinical trials demonstrated that drinking DDW (10-20 ppm) caused growth arrest of malignant cells in cancer patients and significantly prolonged the patient survival with also improved quality of life. A wide range of anti-cancer drugs in current use are associated with severe adverse effects, while deuterium-depleted water appears to have virtually no pharmacological side effects and is convenient to administer. The authors review the advances in the researches of anti-cancer effects and the underlying mechanisms of deuterium-depleted water.

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