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Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

... researchers will also test whether the elderberry extract can reduce risk factors for heart disease. We already know that a healthy diet can help protect against heart disease and skin damage, and that a mixture of similar food components have been shown to improve the skins structure. There is also evide...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...ins and minerals, a pasta enriched with grape seed extract claiming to protect the retina in diabetics and cr... United States food industry, he said. "When you extract something from a food and put into a pill, you don't necessarily know it is still active. "It may ...

Pumpkins Could Be Showing Insulin Injections The Door Soon

...rt in the journal Chemistry and Industry: "Pumpkin extract is potentially a very good product for pre-diabetic people, as well as those who already have diabetes." The team had found that diabetic rats fed on pumpkin extracts had only 5 per cent less plasma insulin and 8 per cent fewer insulin-positive (bet...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...ural paucity of global reserves or an inability to extract and produce new oil. But many scientists warn that there will come a day when rising oil prices will not be due to political or economic pressures, but because a natural peak in global oil production will have been reached. Once we reach this tippi...

Worms are Killing the Planet

...re quite well run these days and it is possible to extract about half the gas they generate and use it for electricity generation. "So the amount of nitrous oxide emitted by large scale worm composting is something we should be looking at before we go further down that route." Frederickson said that the ...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

...he bottom. A structure 315 square feet in size can extract a minimum of 48 litres of fresh water daily. But the dimensions can vary, from a small personal unit that fills a water glass to several large-scale units that provide water for a community, said Cory. According to the duo, the low-tech approach re...

Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High

...and I had to have a drink since I was thirsty. The extract of barley which is considered as cooling is used to brew the beer and this is drought beer. It does not have glycerine and its very light. In the morning, you do not feel bad. You feel fresh. That is why we like beer in the summer," said Yogesh, a cu...

New Technique to Measure Xanthone in Mangosteen

...Walker, an 80:20 acetone/water mixture was used to extract the xanthones from dried, ground whole mangosteen fruit rind. A total of six xanthones were purified by preparative HPLC, utilizing the same solvent system and UV detection as for the analytical method, said Walker. Each compound has unique UV abso...

Now, Store Your Body's Immune System for Future Use Against Deadly Diseases

...blood from interested healthy individuals and will extract the white blood cells to store at 196 degree Celsius. The service will cost around 88 dollars initially and a monthly fees of 25 dollars. According to Del DelaRonde, co-founder of the company in Newport, UK, the stored sample will have the complete...

Revealing the Secrets of Gut Ecosystem

... lab. "The microbiota are important. They help you extract more from your food; they're important for the immune system; and they help protect us from being colonized by [microbes] that are going to do us harm." Before birth, the human intestinal tract is sterile, but babies immediately begin to acquire th...

Giant Microwave That Recycles Plastic Back into Diesel, Gas

...he form of oil and gas, it also makes it easier to extract the copper wire for recycling, he said. Similarly, running 9.1 kilograms of ground-up tyres through the Hawk-10 produces 4.54 litres of diesel oil, 1.42 cubic metres of combustible gas, 1 kg of steel and 3.40 kg of carbon black, he added....

Girls With Cancer Given Fertility Hope

...ogy in Lyon, France, this week. We were able to extract oocytes \ using needle aspiration from very young girls, he told the European Society of Human Fertilization and Embryology conference in Lyon. Scientists believe the frozen eggs stand a good chance of producing a pregnancy after being artificiall...

New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes

...nin also makes up about 60 percent of Matrigel, an extract from mouse cells that often serves as a substrate for growing stem cells in culture. In a series of weeklong experiments, the team placed human embryonic stem (ES) cells onto the squares in the arrays, set the arrays in a culture plate and added a...

Natural Pine Bark Extract Reduces Heart Failure Risk

...dy by has found that Pycnogenol -natural pine bark extract from the French maritime pine tree - helps prevent damage that high blood pressure causes to the heart. The study was conducted at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Elderly female mice (18 months old) were randomly divided into four groups: contr...

Compound Present in Plant may Help to Curb Craving for Cannabis

... Researchers also checked the effects of the plant extract on the rats' brains through a technique called mic...y shoot up in the nucleus accumbens, but the plant extract blocked the release of dopamine in this brain region. "The increases in dopamine are virtually non...

Manipur Pharmacies Shut Down Fearing Separatist Threats

...lurking fear that the militants would target us to extract the extortion amount served on the drug dealers," a pharmacy owner in capital Imphal told IANS on condition of anonymity. Some drugstores opened Monday although many are yet to resume business out of fear. The closure of pharmacies has led to panic...

Wheat Germ Extract Inhibits Breast Cancer in Study

CHICAGO, A fermented wheat germ extract inhibits estrogen positive and estrogen negative b...ing to researchers that the mechanism by which the extract works is different from that of the anti- estrogen drugs, and is independent of a breast tumor's est...

Australian State Approves Therapeutic Cloning

...t will allow researchers to clone human embryos to extract stem cells in the hope of one day finding cures for debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and cystic fibrosis. The head of the Catholic church in Australia, Sydney Archbishop Cardinal George Pell, caused outrage after warning Catho...

Popular Herbal Supplement Hinders the Growth of Pancreatic Cancer Cells

... tumors implanted in mice. The study found that an extract of triphala, the dried and powdered fruits of three plants, caused pancreatic cancer cells to die through a process called apoptosis – the body’s normal method of disposing of damaged, unwanted or unneeded cells. This process often is faulty in cance...

Anticancer Effects of Curcumin Revealed

... a mixture predominantly composed of turmeric root extract and other spices such as coriander and fenugreek. // Curcumin, a turmeric root extract, has been shown to possess activity in the treatment and prevention of cancer, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease. The molecular mechanism for its antic...

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