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Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!
...ttitude of the patients, the problem is allowed to mushroom
into a major problem the treatment for which is complicated.Dr. Stephen Cohen of the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California, while addressing the participants told that pain that appears to be tooth-related could often be traced to an...
Mushroom and muscle loss
...nfirmed, T. equestre apparently would be the first mushroom
to cause muscle loss, "It's one of those intriguing reports one will watch and see if it can be confirmed in the future," he said....
Mushroom found to contain powerful antibiotic
...ow isolated a compound from a class of small black mushroom
found in the woods of northern Europe. The newly discovered compound has been derived from a class of fungi called Pseudoplectania// nigrella and is believed to be as effective as penicillin. Plectasin, a peptide derived from the fungus, is found t...
Hormone - A Shot in the Arm for Weight Loss
...ts were served a meal consisting of chicken curry, mushroom
stroganoff. Participants seemed to enjoy the food and experienced hunger pangs as usual before the meal. The study found that those who had received the hormone shot consumed at least 128 calories less at the meal. The participants were able to mon...
Site of Sleep Regulation Identified in Fruit Flies
...the research team was able to zero in on the adult mushroom
body as the sleep center of the brain. They report...geted, only two regions, both present in the adult mushroom
bodies, led to changes in sleeping patterns of fruit flies. The fly mushroom
body has been likened t...
Mushrooms are Rich Source of Antioxidants
...ds of mushrooms, including the common white button mushroom
(a brown variety of which is called the crimini mushroom, or, when larger, the portabella mushroom), shiitake mushrooms, and oyster mushrooms, the health portal WebMD reported. White button mushrooms have more antioxidant capacity than tomatoes, gr...
A Mushroom Extract May Impact the Body’s Immune Syste
Can the extract of a mushroom
that is commonly found in the woods of North Ameri...n immune system? A small study using “Turkey Tail” mushroom
(Trametes versicolor) extract, has found that it may. The “Turkey Tail” mushroom
is too tough to ea...
Mushroom Extract Protects Poultry From Parasite Diseases
...orean colleagues have found out that a wide use of mushroom
extracts //will protect poultry against a major pa... extracted from Fomitella fraxinea (a wood-rotting mushroom
seen mostly on black locust tree stumps) into 18-day-old embryos to activate their innate immune sys...
Much Room for Cancer Cure in a Mushroom, Scientists Promise
Cure for cancer has sprung from an inconspicuous mushroom
that cannot be swept away. Now, scientists in the ...n unable to reap the benefits of extracts from the mushroom
in treating cancer. It is estimated that about 4,262 patients suffer stomach and bowel cancer in S...
US Whizkids Create Eco-friendly Building Material from Mushroom
... fire-retardant board made of water, flour, oyster mushroom
spores and perlite, a mineral blend found in potti...to 7-by-7-inch molds and then injected with living mushroom
cells. The hydrogen peroxide is used to prevent the growth of other specimens within the material. ...
New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs
... was a marker gene to help sort out the transgenic mushroom
cells from the non-transgenic cells. Scientists ..., it transferred a portion of its plasmid into the mushroom
cell, and integrated the introduced gene into the chromosome of the mushroom. The researchers then...
Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment
...cancer chemotherapy and other drugs; solvents; and mushroom
poisoning. Direction for future research on milk thistle for cancer patients. "This special issue presents both preclinical and clinical studies demonstrating the potential role of milk thistle as an anticancer agent. No other medications or supple...