is obtained from sharks caught for food. It is rich in mucopolysaccharides which are beneficial for arthritis, hemorrhoids and skin allergies. Sharks have a powerful immune system, and its cartilage contains an anti-angiogenesis substance that inhibits the growth of new blood vessels. This seems effective in treating cancer and arthritis. ...

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... Products derived from the cartilage found in various types of sharks received a lot of publicity in the 1990s due to their reputed ability to prevent and treat cancer. Observing that sharks, which have skeletons made of cartilage not bone, do not get cancer and that cancer generally needs new blood vessels to grow; some researchers investigated whether cartilage, which does not have blood vessels, might be a cancer preventive. Although early research looked promising, this theory has been shown to be false; sharks rarely do suffer from some forms of cancer. ...
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Treating Arthritis with Shark Cartilage
... Arthritis Shark Cartilage Researchers investigating the use of shark cartilage to treat cancer also experimented with arthritis patients. Several clinical trials have proven the effectiveness of shark...
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