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Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...icant improvement after taking capsules of rosehip powder for six months, a pilot study showed. Experts now want to conduct more extensive trials, which could form the basis of new clinical guidelines. Scientists said the rosehip remedy, called LitoZin, may in future help reduce spending by health-care ...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...onductive. After experimenting with adding metal powder to plastics without impacting the weight of the material significantly, Gupta turned to carbon nanotubes. With their ultra-small diameter, high aspect ratio, high mechanical strength, good electrical and thermal conductivity and light weight, Gupta a...

Eleven People Hospitalized in South Africa After Anthrax Scare

...told public radio. "The envelope was filled with powder ... At this stage we cannot confirm that the contents were anthrax," said Kilian. The scene had been decontaminated and those affected have been taken to hospital for medical treatment, she said. The envelope was taken to a police laboratory in t...

Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules

...er placenta to a friend to be dried, ground into a powder and packed into capsules. The theory is that exc...onal grade dehydrator. It is then ground up into a powder and put into non-gelatin capsules. The process takes two to three days. There is no Nevada law pro...

Now, a Diet Pill That's as Filling as a Plate of Spaghetti!

...he pill made from cellulose has a highly absorbent powder that expands 1000 times when taken with water. "The sensation is like eating a nice plate of spaghetti," Telegraph quoted Prof Luigi Ambrosio, who led the research, as saying. Professor Ambrosio said that the 500 mg pill when taken with 2 glasse...

DelSite Working Toward Solving Delivery of Influenza Vaccine in Pandemic Situations

...luenza antigens and vaccines. DelSite's GelVac(TM) powder vaccine system has been shown to stabilize and pre...on systems may not be able to respond, but a nasal powder vaccine that can be shipped at room temperature and be self-administered may be a solution. DelSite'...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

White powder on black silk. The imagery is powerful and the prospect frightening. Australia is currently wracked by reports that many lawyers have turned to cocaine in a big way, throwing the entire legal system in disarray. Peter Hayes, for instance, once hai...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

...m protective contact fungicide captafol 80 percent powder - but their manufacture is allowed for export. Pesticides - substances used for preventing, destroying, repelling or lessening the damage of pests - are known to have an impact on the environment, on farmers and on consumers. Pesticide residues in ...

Talcum Powder Curbs Lung Tumor Risk

...niversity of Florida researchers report the talcum powder stunts growth of metastatic lung tumors by cutting...or a cancer largely considered incurable. Talcum powder has been used for generations to soothe babies diaper rash and freshen womens faces. Scientists have...

Roche Announces Major Recall of HIV Drug

...d some other world regions all batches of Viracept powder and tablets," the group said in a statement. It said that the United States, Canada and Japan were not affected by the recall. "Roche has received several reports that some batches of Viracept 250 mg tablets have a strange odour. "A detailed ch...

Ukraine Struggles Against Fake Drug Trade

...ure against stomach pains turned out to be vanilla powder and several remedies against allergies and influenza carried the wrong markings. These medicines can be seized from chemists and hospitals as they constitute a health risk for Ukrainians, but at the moment their producers and importers cannot be pr...

Fear of Needles, Greedy Dealer 'saved' Lennon and Ono from Heroin Addiction

... Discs', revealed how their dealer, by mixing baby powder with heroin to maximise his profits, inadvertently made sure that she and her late husband were exposed to lower concentrations of drug. Another thing that made sure that they managed not to end up like many of their contemporaries was the fact tha...

Intake of Cherries Could Cut the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease

...by University of Michigan researchers, used cherry powder derived from tart cherries – the variety frequentl...th benefits. In the new study, whole tart cherry powder was fed to two groups of rats as either 1 percent or 10 percent of their diet for 90 days. Other rat...

Inhaled Insulin Study Moves Ahead

...ogy and administered using a small,// standard dry powder inhaler was absorbed systemically with no reported...rance. The study demonstrates that the insulin powder can be effectively administered to the deep lung using an off-the-shelf dry powder inhaler designed ...

Anticancer Effects of Curcumin Revealed

Curry powder is 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, a...

African Americans Tend to Suffer More from Drug Abuse

...r prison sentence, one should possess 500 grams of powder cocaine, but a mere five grams of crack could resu...n sentence for a first time offence. (While the powder is obtained from the cocoa paste, the crack is obtained by cooking the powder.) The rationale fo...

Cellulose Nanocrystal Research Paves the Way for Newer Vaccines, Computer Inks

...ystals to a powder. This has risks as well, as the powder can be a serious health hazard if inhaled. The ink jet printing allows for a safe method of deposition of the nanocrystals. Source-Eurekalert SA...

How Veggie Pros, Tomato and Broccoli, Con Prostate Cancer

...cer cells, a diet comprising of 10 per cent tomato powder and 10 per cent broccoli powder. Another set of rats received either tomato or broccoli powders alone; the third set of rats were castrated. The finding revealed that after a period of 22 weeks, the rats which were fed a combination of tomato and bro...

Substitute for Chemotherapy Tested by Canadian Scientists

...etate which like a usual tablet can be made into a powder form, dissipated in water and consumed. The greater advantage of DCA is its cost effectiveness when compared to chemotherapy. The trials for this procedure have been carried out in animals and have been proved successful. In normal cells the functi...

Tomato and Broccoli Combo may Help Fight Prostate Cancer

...ells, with a diet comprising of 10 per cent tomato powder and 10 per cent broccoli powder. Another set of rats received either tomato or broccoli powders alone; the third set of rats were castrated. The finding revealed that after a period of 22 weeks, the rats which were fed a combination of tomato and bro...

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