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Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation
...using over the counter nutritional supplements and herbal
medicines without discussing their pros and cons ...rature, and found that nutritional supplements and herbal
medicines were the most commonly used complementary and alternative therapies in diabetes. Althoug...
Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors
...is commonly used in Arabic communities for smoking herbal
fruits after meals, but it is becoming increasingly popular among young adults in Western Europe for smoking tobacco, massel (aromatic tobacco), cannabis and bango (an intoxicating plant leaf), write Dr Rashid Gatrad and colleagues. It is thought t...
Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment
Milk thistle extract, an herbal
remedy since the times of the ancient Greeks and Romans, is today one of the most popular herbal
supplements, with U.S. retail sales of nearly nine million dollars . The current issue of Integrat...
Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain
... could be made into a medicinal tea. And sometimes herbal
teas that should be safe are not because they were accidentally contaminated by a toxic plant. While ingested plant poisons are the most common hazard for small children, people who come into contact with poison ivy do not wash their hand immedia...
Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules
... says Jodi Selander, a North Las Vegas natural and herbal
healing enthusiast and who offers encapsulation se...nts on various topics, including home birthing and herbal
medicine. Selander said if she receives a placenta from a client who delivered at a hospital, it i...
Traditional Tibetan Medicine Gaining Acceptance in Himachal Pradesh
... acceptance among visitors and locals here for its herbal
and holistic approach in treating illnesses. Derek Mayer, a visitor from the Untied States said that they have been practicing this for a very long time. I would rather go see a Tibetan doctor than any other kind of doctor. Natural herbs, mineral...
China to Overhaul Food Safety Rules
...ducts exported overseas ranging from toothpaste to herbal
teas to pet food. US authorities rejected 257 Chin...ietary supplements and toxic cosmetics to fish and herbal
teas in recent months for poor hygiene standards. China retorted earlier this month by returning h...
New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor
... President Yahya Jammeh's claims to cure AIDS with herbal
medicine which risks derailing anti-retroviral treatments; and local opposition to large dam building and the GM crop Bt cotton in India. Dr Ian Gibson MP, chairing the STEPS Centre launch, said: Science makes a massive contribution to our modern w...
Recommended Doses of Herbal Supplement Do Not Interfere With Drug Absorption
Recent findings that the widely-used herbal
supplement Saint Johns wort could dramatically aff...scription drugs raised concerns that other popular herbal
supplements might cause similar changes, thus significantly altering drugs therapeutic or toxic effe...
Majority of Herb Users Don't Follow Evidence-based Indications, Researchers Find
Sales of herbal
dietary supplements have skyrocketed by 100 percen...nes, according to the article. Meanwhile, sales of herbal
supplements reached $18.8 billion in 2003, up 100 percent from $8.8 billion in 1994. Those sales are...
Blind Faith Dictates Use Of Herbal Supplements In Many
...research reveals that two thirds of those who take herbal
supplements, do not check scientific guidelines before doing so. In other words , those using herbal
medicines to ease specific ailments do so on the basis of blind faith and do not care to check the c...
Green Tea may Protect the Bladder from Becoming Inflamed
...further studies are needed, these results indicate herbal
supplements from green tea could be a treatment option for various bladder conditions that are caused by injury or inflammation." In the study, normal and cancerous bladder cells were exposed to two major catechin components of green tea, epigalloc...
Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts
...has promoted a "lifestyle-based diet combined with herbal
supplements and grocery store bought food," for th...s to check with their pharmacist before buying any herbal
supplement without an NPN, especially if they take multiple herbs or prescription medications. Nat...
Women Urged to Be Wary of Ads Promoting Unwanted Drugs
...site offers extensive information about medicines, herbal
supplements, and vitamins, including safety alerts about the latest recalls and warnings for specific drugs. The international nonprofit group Healthy Skepticism counters misleading drug promotion and maintains a regular "AdWatch" section on its we...
Common Desert Shrub may Increase Longevity
...dministration does not evaluate the safety of such herbal
remedies. The study, now in its fourth year, will test as many as two dozen possible anti-aging agents in animals in the next five years....
Ayurveda Resorts in Kerala Gear Up for the Monsoon Season
...the maximum. This makes the body more receptive to herbal
oils and other ayurveda medicines. Ayurveda beli...s management and beauty packages - all using oils, herbal
powders and leaves. Praveen George of Poovar Island Resorts, also situated near Kovalam, said thei...
Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now
... all levels are trained to administer acupuncture, herbal
cures, or other complementary practices that Cuban labs have found effective. And Cuban researchers develop their own vaccinations and treatments when medications aren't available due to the blockade, or when they don't exist. For decades, Cuba has...
Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine
...du calendar, which heralds the monsoon. A yellow herbal
paste, the ingredients of which have remained a fa...rned down demands to reveal the ingredients of the herbal
paste saying the medicine would lose its efficacy. The family claims that in 1845, a holy man pass...
Export of Herbal Products to Reach Rs.120 Billion by 2012: Study
The export of herbal
products and medicines has the potential to reach ...h together account for 75 percent of India's total herbal
medicine exports. According to Assocham, if EPZs having facilities like research and development ...
Swami Ramdev to Hold Yoga Camps in U.S.
... at a lab showed that the medicines contained only herbal
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