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Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block

...t that Spirulina may be the wonder drug we are all looking out for. According to Journal of Medicinal Food, Spirulina , significantly increases the cytokine production in cultured immune system cells. To evaluate the effects of spirulina on the immune system, immunologists at UC Davis School of Medicine and...

Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.

...growing up. Even the West is getting desperate and looking for help. Things are no better in India. With the TV boom and the IT revolution, the kids seem to know all at a very young age and many parents complain that their kids are actually going over the edge, right in front of their eyes. While the topic...

Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

...usiness Line. The DBT expert group on vaccines is looking at the candidate vaccine against AIDS claimed and offered as technology transfer by Chiron Corp. The vaccine is said to be close to being subjected to human trials. The Managing Director of Shanta Biotechnics (one of the favourites for the collabora...

Antibiotics losing their power against acne

...ternational beauty pageant and the focus now is on looking your best. Pimples (acne) spoil the beautiful faces of many and severe acne is characterized by pustular sores and scarring. Only two major therapies are available at the movement to treat them - antibiotics and vitamin A. Both treatments have sid...

Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink

...ested and patented this nicotine drink and are now looking for a pharmaceutical company to help conduct larger clinical trials. You can put this stuff in your coffee, your peach Snapple ice tea or soda, whatever you like to drink, Eric C. Westman, an assistant professor at the Duke University Medical Center...

Meditation relieves stress

...rs at West Virginia University in the US have been looking at how a meditation programme called 'mindfulness training' can help people who describe themselves as 'stressed out'. This training programme involved two and a half hour classes once a week for eight weeks, and an eight hour retreat.// The 35 pe...

Avacado a day

...ado a day. Also, the researchers in this case are looking to identify the active compounds in the fruit so that they can be produced as a drug or a supplement. However, this is not the best way to get these nutrients. It is nearly always better to get them by using the whole food, since there are likely ma...

Antioxidants found in chocolates

... School of Biomedical Sciences in London, has been looking at some less obvious sources of antioxidants. She has found that chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants called catechins. The antioxidant power of a 50 gram bar of chocolate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six appl...

Drink grape juice for health

...inal food. The study states that, people who are looking to promote their cardiovascular health through increased antioxidant consumption might prefer a glass of purple grape juice in the morning to orange juice," says Joe A. Vinson, professor of chemistry at The University of Scranton and lead author of t...

The mouth-heart connection

...ave a heart attack. The oral connection shows that looking after the health of your gums could be vital for the health of your heart....

The mouth-heart connection

...ave a heart attack. The oral connection shows that looking after the health of your gums could be vital for the health of your heart....

Photographs for Diagnosis

...titute in Boston says the study shows the value of looking carefully at the eye. "The retina is a window to the vascular system," she says. Yin Wong looked at vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the ra...

Genetics helps in attacking cancer

... treatment. Meanwhile, the US company ChemGenex is looking at the effect of the drug on the genes that are activated in cancer. They find that specific genes and cellular pathways are affected by ceflatonin. These experiments have been done in human colon cancer cells and on tumour growth// and gene expressi...

Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

...earchers at the University of California have been looking at the effect of a new treatment for vertebral fractures in 90 elderly patients with osteoporosis. They injected an acrylic cement into the affected area - a procedure formerly done during surgery. Two weeks later//, many patients reported substantia...

Exercises reduce risks of cancers

...le disease."We've analysed a wide range of studies looking at many different types of physical activity, and taken together they provide convincing evidence that exercise really does protect against bowel cancer." It is not clear yet why exercise should help - it may alter levels of hormones which are key ...

Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation

... novel oral products and improved formulations, is looking for international partnerships in marketing the product all over the world....

Beer does good

...In a separate study, Pennsylvanian researchers are looking at how beer can halve the rates of arteriosclerosis - thickening of the arteries. Professor Joe Vinston carried out the tests by giving hamsters the human equivalent of two beers a day. He said other research had shown health benefits from antioxid...

Photographs as a parameter

...institute Boston says the study shows the value of looking carefully at the eye. "The eyes are the windows to the world," she says.Hu Ssang studied vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the ratio between ...

How to prevent wrinkles?

...terns can stop you getting wrinkles.They have been looking at a group of 300 people aged 60 or over living in many countries . They have found that whether they were fair or dark-skinned, those who ate lots of green leafy vegetables, beans, olive oil, nuts and multigrain bread, were less susceptible to wrin...

Allergies are related to mothers' menses

...menstruating at 16. The pattern was confirmed by looking at the ages in between - the higher the age at first periods, or "menarche", as doctors call it, the less chance of allergies for the children. The study authors said: "To our knowledge, this is the first report of such an association. "However, the ...

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