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Agent slows aging in mice

...Administration doesn’t evaluate the safety of such herbal remedies....

HIVMA opposes The Gambia's unproven AIDS remedy

...retroviral medications in order to try an unproven herbal remedy. The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) calls... meantime, we urge patients receiving his unproven herbal remedy to resume taking their antiretroviral medications, which have a well-established track record...

8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure

...ent of fevers Momordica balsamina, an African herbal traditional medicine also known as the balsam apple Oxygonum sinuatum, an invasive weed with no common name Physalis viscosa, known as starhair ground cherry Senna occidentalis, a very leafy tropical shrub whose seeds have been used in...

NT researchers discover breakthrough in malaria treatment

...contained a combination of drug based on a Chinese herbal extract (artemisinin) with a longer acting antimalarial drug. The researchers found that both treatments provided initial cure from disease. However those receiving a treatment which stayed in the blood stream for longer were three times less lik...

ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays

... scientific research and technologies that examine herbal remedies, such as dandelion, green tea, valerian, and horse chestnut, and practices like acupuncture, Tai Chi, and Reiki that fall outside conventional medicines. The ASU duo will examine the mechanisms that allow two clays mined in France to heal...

Mayo Clinic collaboration mining of ancient herbal text leads to potential new anti-bacterial drug

...ic plant extract described in a 17th century Dutch herbal text for its anti-bacterial properties. Early resu...East Indies Company. His book is an account of the herbal healing traditions on the Indonesian island of Ambon. Rumphius' description of Atun kernels' therape...

Herbal medicine silymarin may help sugar-control in people with type II diabetes

...iabetes to control their blood sugar levels. The herbal medicine extracted from seeds of the Milk Thistle, Silybum marianum (silymarin) is known to have antioxidant properties and research published this week in Phytotherapy Research shows that this extract can help people significantly lower the amount o...

Russian 'surrogate' alcohols are a killer

...icinal compounds, essentially tinctures containing herbal remedies; and other spirits (mainly aftershave products and cleaning fluids). Commercially produced vodkas were used for content comparison. The results indicate that a significant proportion of Russian men are drinking products that have either ve...

Anti-cancer Compound In Beer Gaining Interest

... compounds appears to be spreading. Hop-containing herbal preparations are already being marketed for breast enlargement in women, the OSU research report said, without waiting for tests to verify their safety or efficacy. And a supposed "health" beer is being developed in Germany with higher levels of xant...

Menopause Symptoms May Come Back After Stopping Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Women who take soy or herbal supplements, such as black cohosh, red clover and ...e. "Although there is no direct evidence that any herbal medicines can increase or decrease breast cancer risk, some herbs can have estrogen-like actions and...

Women cautioned against using herbal supplements

Women who take soy or herbal supplements, such as black cohosh, red clover and ...e. "Although there is no direct evidence that any herbal medicines can increase or decrease breast cancer risk, some herbs can have estrogen-like actions and...

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