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Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

... the anti-oxidants found in tea are 100 times more powerful than vitamin C and 25 times stronger than vitamin E. All this might tempt even the staunch tea haters to join the tea club. And with the mushrooming tea cafes and coffee pubs a lot of interest is now shifting to non-alcoholic beverages and suddenly ...

H2O - a cure for low blood pressure

...nomic Dysfunction Center reported that water has a powerful blood pressure raising effect in patients who experience fainting spells while standing.// Blood pressure started increasing within two or three minutes after the water was ingested, increased rapidly over the next 15 minutes, and then began to decr...

Tea Tales

...uch as thearubigins and theaflavins which are very powerful antioxidants....

Garlic a day keeps cancer away

...nown for staying off heart disease and it also has powerful anti-cancer properties.A substance called diallyl disulfide in garlic is known to make the gut produce enzymes that clear out cancer-causing particles. Now two New Zealand scientists have fed varying levels of disulfide to rats and found it increase...

Tomatoes for the heart

...mpounds called flavenoids, and is believed to be a powerful antioxidant.// The researchers noticed that flavonol production depended on the enzyme chalcone isomerase (CHI). By inserting a Petunia gene that encodes for CHI, they engineered tomatoes with skin that had up to a 78-fold increase in flavonol leve...

Emotional trigger to smoke

...ect was stronger in men, who said cigarettes had a powerful calming effect and they did whenever they were sad and anxious. But women smoked more only when they were happy. It's known that 'emotional' smokers, and hostile personalities, find it harder to quit than easy-going people. Researchers believe that...

Stay young the Chinese way

...the existence, in their repeated experiments, of a powerful anti-oxidation substance in grape-stones, which ca...e scientists made the drug developed from OPC more powerful by adding the rare Chinese medicines of lucid ganoderma sporopollen and gynostemma. This formula med...

Quit Smoking

...uences, don't believe them. Since smoking involves powerful physiological and psychological addictions, quitting is very difficult, and without help only a minority succeed. Even smoking cessation courses, nicotine gum and patches, while helpful to many, have been unable to keep the majority permanently away ...

Cannabis for pain

Cannabis extract gives powerful relief for chronic pain, and should be studied for future clinical use, a medical researcher has told a conference in Glasgow.Dr William Notcutt of the James Paget Hospital in Great Yarmouth, England, said the cannabis extract used in his study - app...

Acupuncture can ease cancer

...ctroacupuncture. Nausea and vomiting caused by the powerful drugs used to fight cancer can prove extremely debilitating for patients. Doctors offer an arsenal of various anti-emetic drugs to lessen the reaction, but in recent years acupuncture has been joining mainstream medicine as a possible extra help. A...

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

... such a pronounced effect, they suggested that, as powerful antioxidants, they may be mopping up free radicals which can damage the body and cause high blood pressure. Professor Lucilla Poston, who co-ordinated the study, said: "We hope it may lead to an effective treatments which will prevent the onset of ...

More about HIV

...treat HIV infection. It has been replaced by more powerful treatments like protease inhibitors, but it's typical for powerful drugs to have even greater side effects. And with greater side effects comes greater stress reactio...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...I) technique, imaging of flow has blossomed into a powerful technique to visualise blood flow in vessel, called MR Angiography (MRA). Blood vessels are rendered, not in the usual tomographic format of standard MR images, but as a projection over a large volume, similar to a conventional angiogram.It does not...

Salt reduction lowers blood pressure

...t Texas University suggest that DASH is especially powerful when combined with salt reduction. A group of 300 participants, with a range of blood pressures, took part in a trial where they received either the DASH diet or the regular American diet in conjunction with varying salt levels. Low salt and DASH pro...

Defence against free radicals

...olecules known as - uncoupling proteins can move a powerful free radical – called superoxide – from where it is synthesised to other parts of the body where it can be disposed of safely. The research team suspect that uncoupling proteins could be an important part of the natural antioxidant system in cells, g...

Combination therapy to treat breast cancer

...cer cell growth in vitro, indicating a potentially powerful new approach to treating the condition.// The two drug agents – trastuzumab and ZD1839 were found to work synergistically to inhibit the action of two different growth factors receptors, HER2 and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Previous res...

Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer

... without risking the side effects of prolonged and powerful radiation and chemotherapy at an early age. The latest research is a collaborative effort looking at a type of childhood tumour known as medulloblastoma, the most common childhood tumour of the CNS. The cancer usually strikes between the ages of 5 a...

OxyContin Abuse Continues To Rise

... percent. Abusers discovered that they could get a powerful heroin-like high by crushing the pill and injecting, swallowing and inhaling the powder.// Abuse of OxyContin, the nation's best selling prescription painkiller, began in Maine and Virginia, spread to Kentucky and West Virginia and moved into Ohio ...

Vitamin E useful for Alzheimer's

...y taking vitamin E. They say the supplement is a powerful antidote to the oxidative stress linked to brain disorders such as Alzheimer's. Taking vitamin supplements could help prevent such diseases, the researchers state. Antioxidants such as vitamin E redeem free radicals and counterbalance the damage they...

Wheat wards off colon cancer

Experts say,whole grain wheat comprises powerful antioxidants which may help to ward off colon cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Biochemists from Ohio State University, who carried out the research//, say the findings may empower them to create modified wheat strains with high levels of cancer-fi...

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