Tag: "remedy" at biology news
Shift of weather patterns necessitates rethinking of reforestation methods
...tress of planting. Rethinking planting time could remedy
the loss due to droughty conditions, Taylor said. Traditional methods prescribe planting in the winter, but conditions ?primarily soil moisture and availability of planting crews ?may mean planting isn't done until late March. A decade or more ago, E...
Corn grain mould used as pesticide
...Good' mould displaces its highly toxic cousin The remedy
may lie in the idea of US researchers Dr. Peter J. Cotty, which is both simple and ingenious. "In addition to the dangerous strain aspergillus flavus there are also others which cannot produce any toxin," the Bonn plant pathologist Dr. Sebastian Kiew...
New genetic test can detect clam disease
...keep seed clams free of the disease. One possible remedy
may be rotating shellfish crops, much like farmers do on land. ...
Honey helps problem wounds
A household remedy
millennia old is being reinstated: honey helps the...urg and Berlin, the Bonn medical staff now want to remedy
this. With the Woundpecker Data Bank, which they have developed themselves, they will be recording a...
Researchers find cause of frontotemporal dementia
... This discovery does not directly result in a new remedy
for FTD patients ?a lot more research is needed for that. But this finding does offer the prospect of a new treatment for FTD and possibly also for other diseases of the brain that entail the dying off of brain cells ?like Alzheimer's disease as well...
ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays
...te is the major ingredient in the over the counter remedy
Kaopectate). But one day, they ran out of clay and moved over to another mountain and people began dying. We wanted to know why." The key to clay's variable nature seems to be its structure. "Clay is a mineral; it has a crystalline structure that ...
Cellulose nanocrystal research could lead to new vaccines, computer inks
...y difficulties to the people using them. A typical remedy
involves converting the nanocrystals 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. ...
Health Canada approves cold and flu medicine
...lth claims for COLD-fX®, the most popular cold/flu remedy
in Canada. After an extensive review, the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) ?a division of Health Canada responsible for evaluating the safety, efficacy and quality of natural health products (NHPs) ?has issued COLD-fX with a much sought af...
Stem cell transplants explored at Stanford as a possible treatment for hearing loss
...d stem cell transplantation into the inner ear to remedy
hearing loss. Currently he's working on perfecting the steps toward eventual stem cell transplantation into humans, with the goal of first curing deafness in mice within the next five years. His lab is also busy studying the ability of birds to...
Woven scaffolds could improve cartilage repair
...h team. "We don't currently have a satisfactory remedy
for people who suffer a cartilage-damaging injury," Guilak said. "There is a real need for a new approach to treating these injuries. One of the beauties of this system is that since the cells are from the same patients, there are no worries of adver...
Egyptians, not Greeks were true fathers of medicine
...and pomegranate was used to eradicate tapeworms, a remedy
that remained in clinical use until 50 years ago. "Many of the ancient remedies we discovered survived into the 20th century and, indeed, some remain in use today, albeit that the active component is now produced synthetically," said Dr Campbell....
HIVMA opposes The Gambia's unproven AIDS remedy
...eople living with HIV/AIDS. On the other hand, the remedy
President Jammeh is promoting is untested. It is h...t, regardless of the source. If President Jammeh’s remedy
is as effective as he claims, it will stand up to examination. In the meantime, we urge patients rec...