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New Discovery Shows Ancient Herb Fights Inflammation

Advanced study techniques identify anti-inflammatory components in ginseng FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Ginseng has been used in medicine for centuries, and now its reputation for improving health is expanding: A new study has found that the herb, which is used in traditional Chi...

Discovery in amber reveals ancient biology of termites

CORVALLIS, Ore. The analysis of a termite entombed for 100 million years in an ancient piece of amber has revealed the oldest example of "mutualism" ever discovered between an animal and microorganism, and also shows the unusual biology that helped make this one of the most successful, although f...

The Healing Power of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil Now Available Down Under

Australian company joins growing list of Ancient Minerals international distributors. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2009 -- LL Magnetic Clay, Inc. announced today that Australian company Rejuve Health Products Pty Ltd. has entered into an agreement to market and dis...

Study of ancient and modern plagues finds common features

In 430 B.C., a new and deadly diseaseits cause remains a mysteryswept into Athens. The walled Greek city-state was teeming with citizens, soldiers and refugees of the war then raging between Athens and Sparta. As streets filled with corpses, social order broke down. Over the next three years, the ...

Elderly's restless nights helped by ancient martial art

More than half of all older adults complain about having difficulties sleeping. Most don't bother seeking treatment. Those who do usually turn either to medications, which can lead to other health problems, or behavior therapies, which are costly and often not available close to home. Now, U...

Leeds medics solve an ancient riddle -- and offer new tool for diagnosis

A puzzling medical condition, identified more than 2,000 years ago by Hippocrates, has finally been explained by researchers at the University of Leeds. The phenomenon of "finger clubbing", a deformity of the fingers and fingernails, has been known for thousands of years, and has long been rec...

Most ancient case of tuberculosis found in 500,000-year-old human; points to modern health issues

AUSTIN, TexasAlthough most scientists believe tuberculosis emerged only several thousand years ago, new research from The University of Texas at Austin reveals the most ancient evidence of the disease has been found in a 500,000-year-old human fossil from Turkey. The discovery of the new specim...

New 'Keys to the Heart Meditation' CD Series Provides Sound Energy Therapy Using First Ever Recording of an Ancient Healing Instrument

ATLANTA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, "Keys to the Heart Meditation," a seven-CD recording series, was released by Ptah Music, LLC, for consumers interested in the proven powers of meditation to reduce stress, improve sleep quality, and provide a more peaceful, healthy life. (Photo: http:...

Chocolate Craving Has Ancient Roots

Archaeologists find traces of the sweet in pottery more than 3,000 years old FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Archaeologists say they've found one of the oldest traces ever of human chocolate consumption in pottery vessels more than 3,000 years old. The jugs -- thought to have c...

454 Sequencing(TM): Science Paper Describes a Novel, Highly Efficient Method of Sequencing Ancient DNA; Sequences the Mitochondria of 10 Individual Mammoths to Prove It

BRANFORD, Conn., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, today reported that researchers from Pennsylvania State University have used the company's Genome Sequencer(TM) FLX system to sequence the entire mitochondrial genomes from 10 individual woolly mammoths. The study, e...

Mining of Ancient Herbal Text Leads to Potential New Anti-Bacterial Drug

A unique Mayo Clinic collaboration has revived the healing wisdom of Pacific Island cultures by testing a therapeutic plant extract described //in a 17th century Dutch herbal text for its anti-bacterial properties. Early results show that extracts from the Atun tree effectively control bacteria tha...

Mining of Ancient Herbal Text Leads to Potential New Anti-Bacterial Drug

A unique Mayo Clinic collaboration has revived the healing wisdom of Pacific Island cultures by testing a therapeutic plant extract described in a 17th century// Dutch herbal text for its anti-bacterial properties. Early results show that extracts from the Atun tree effectively control bacteria tha...

A Plant Used By Ancient Britons Found To Have Properties To Fight Cancer

Researchers have found that plant ‘Woad’, which was once used as war paint by ancient Britons and Celtic warriors to strike fear into the hearts of their enemies, could now// be used in the battle against cancer It was explained that the plant was used to get blue dye for the war paint is a r...

Respecting Dwarfs- A Lesson To Be Learnt From Ancient Egyptians

A retrospective study conducted by researchers from the Georgetown University hospital has revealed that dwarfs in ancient Egypt had received their much-deserved respect. An examination of the biological // remains and other art forms demonstrated that dwarfism was not considered as a form of physi...

Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer

A substance that scientists created using information taken from a monkey gene ``dramatically protected'' human cells from the AIDS virus in a laboratory experiment. The researchers believe the substance, which they call ``retrocyclin,'' was once produced naturally in human cells, but was lost to ...

Nanotechnology Transforms Pain Relief

...ombating Chronic and Acute Pain "Despite the explosion of technologic advancement over the last twenty years, the value of several natural and ancient remedies are continuing to hold up to current treatment outcomes," commented Jesse Eisler MDPhD, University of Connecticut. Physicians like Dr. Eisler...

Unlocking the key to human fertility

...ilisation of the egg and development of the embryo. We think it may also be ancient in origin." Without the right 'key', successful fertilisation either can... same mechanism must also have played a role during human evolution. In the ancient history of mankind, Neanderthals co-existed with modern humans over many th...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

...icans are seeking preventative care and alternative medicine wellness benefits. "Emerging Alternative Medicine Careers" - Acupuncture's ancient healing tradition is becoming part of mainstream health care. The Wellness Community Bulletin is one more way for Natural Healers to provide stu...

President Obama Presented With Startling Book 'The Art of Conscious Parenting' by the American Foundation for Conscious Parenting

... expenses and lost hours of work due to depression, addictions, and broken homes." In the words of Thom Hartmann, author of "The Last Hours of ancient Sunlight; And What We Can Do Before It's Too Late": "If you have, or are considering having children, 'The Art of Conscious Parenting' could be the mo...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

...up to its obligation to the communities where their plants sit. It is well past time for them to cleanup or close for good." "Even today, these ancient coal power plants continue to belch smoky black clouds in the heart of a major metropolis, putting millions of children, parents and grandparents at r...

aTyr Pharma Raises an Additional $12 Million

...When Professor Paul Schimmel, an expert on tRNA synthetases and a successful biotechnology entrepreneur, began discovering the novel functions in this ancient class of proteins he realized that the tRNA synthetase resectins represented a rich source of proteins that had therapeutic potential. According to J...

Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading

...ch or even how many of those reports have actually been reviewed. Inadequate funding, lack of leadership, lack of up to date scientists, and an ancient computer network give pause to average citizens presented with the idea of the FDA attempting to exert authority over e-cigarettes. Considering the am...

Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis

...e without deadly side effects and 3) publicize the ancient suppressed methods of increasing the body's inner ...ot;it was the connection of modern science with an ancient method of increasing the healing energy (that Peck...uths that the body can heal itself using universal ancient methods without dangerous side effects." Iron...

Highmark Inc. Awards $14,000 to 28 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations

... substandard housing conditions. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Ladies ancient Danette Kuzmanko, account service Allegheny Order of Hibernians manager for special accounts, (LAOH) volunte...

Natural Healers Discusses How Alternative Medicine Careers Provide a Little 'Wellness' in a Tough Economy

...shington (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- The many diverse disciplines that constitute alternative medicine have been around for thousands of years, but these ancient and effective methods of healing have recently reached a milestone of acceptance in mainstream culture with society's newfound focus on wellness and d...

U.S. Debut: Holistic Health And Beauty From The Rainforest - New Book Reveals Closely Guarded Malaysian Health and Beauty Secrets Introducing the World to Time-Honored Tradition of Ramuan

...nlocking health, beauty and overall wellbeing from ancient Malaysian culture, will be revealed to a global au...the Rainforest offers a comprehensive look at the ancient culture that incorporates a mix of influences incl...irst complete study of ramuan - a compilation of ancient Chinese, Indian and Malay herbal healing practices...

The Power of Functional Foods is the Key to Fi Asia-China's Success

... to the food industry's growing interest in the application of health and natural ingredients to improve product quality and consumer health. China's ancient practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which is based on the philosophy of health and wellness through natural ingredients, made it the perfe...

Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance

...g natural membranes. Later he became interested in ancient writings about the inner energy of the human body. In exchange for teaching free public courses on ancient methods of self-development, he obtained the stude...experimenting with methods he found by translating ancient Sanskrit. He wrote a number of books for his stude...

Excellence in Workplace Safety Recognized as 2009 Saxcies Award Winners Named

...e security of the community," explains Demby. "It's also a symbol of enlightenment that artists of the time displayed in their depictions of ancient Greece's leading thinkers, including Socrates, Plato and Aristotle." About SafetyXChange.org SafetyXChange.org has committed itself to...

The Psychology of Celebrity Worship

...at the legions of fans mourning the loss of Michael Jackson, one might think celebrity worship is a modern phenomenon. But from the gods on Olympus in ancient Greece to the bobby-soxers swooning over Frank Sinatra in the 1950s to Brad and Angelina today, adulation of the stars is an age-old pursuit, psycholo...

Music Had Charms to Soothe Prehistoric Man

...e of bone and fragments of three ivory flutes. Just like modern flutes, the ancient ones have holes that humans could cover to make different sounds when blowi... But one shouldn't assume that making a flute was an easy task just because ancient man managed to accomplish it, Adler said. "These are technologically savvy,...

The Chopra Center Press Set to Release New Book this June 25

...r. Simon's previous best-selling books, "Free to Love, Free to Heal" is written from a mind-body perspective, weaving together the wisdom of ancient healing traditions with the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience, psychology, and modern medicine. Designed as an easy-to-use guide to self-healing, t...

CIGGX, the 100% Natural Smoker's Aid That Reduces the Desire to Smoke, Selects TransMedia Group as Their PR Firm

... Delray Beach-based company brings ancient plant extract formula, backed by ten years of rese...ublic relations agency of record. The all-natural, ancient herb formula found in CIGGX has been used by thous... smoker's aid and dietary supplement prepared from ancient trusted herbs, free of chemicals and nicotine. CIG...

Next Generation Waters - Nuu

...y approved the line for distribution MIAMI, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep in the highlands of Panama, there is a place where nature shines. The ancient tribe that inhabits this region believes that rain is a gift from nature - they call this gift Nuu . Next Generation Waters is proud to share the ...

Chopra Center Co-Founder and Best-Selling Author David Simon, M.D., Will Lead Two Special Events in New York City This June

...est book - "Free to Love, Free to Heal: Heal Your Body by Healing Your Emotions" - and a weekend workshop on meditation, yoga, and the ancient healing system known as Ayurveda. This June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pure Yoga on the Upper East Side, Dr. Simon will host a discussion of his...

Nuvilex Renews MedX Master Distribution Agreement and Implements New Pricing for Talsyn Scar Cream

...(derived from soybeans), aloe vera, and calophyllum oil. Calophyllum oil (tamanu oil), an ingredient derived from trees in the tropics, was revered by ancient Polynesian wound healers for its ability to accelerate healing and improve the appearance of scars. In addition, these all-natural emollients help to ...

Researchers Uncover Why Turmeric Helps Heal

... Component of ancient spice makes cells more resistant to infection, report says,, FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Modern technology has revealed the ancient secret behind the healing power of turmeric, a spice regarded as "holy powd...

National Museum of Dentistry Opens New Smile Experience, Exhibition Recognizes Dr. Irwin Smigel as Father of Aesthetic Dentistry

...zing power of a smile: how people have sought to enhance their smiles since ancient times, to the impact that modern cosmetic dentistry now has on creating...discover how people have enhanced their smiles throughout history, from the ancient Mayans who decorated their teeth with jade, to the Elizabethans who whitene...

Champions Shawn Johnson & Phil Jackson Wear Energy Muse Jewelry

...ith the help of his Energy Muse Luck Necklace. Energy Muse Luck Necklaces & Bracelets are made from Black tourmalinated quartz, Heishe shells, and ancient Chinese coins that invite luck and opportunity, unlock energy blockages and create an overall balance for the wearer. For more information, please vis...

Nuchia Foods' Gluten-Free Chia Seed Flour Is a Tasty, Low-Fat Alternative Flour

...hy diets. Health-conscious shoppers have already begun to look toward other ancient grains like amaranth, flax, kamut, millet, quinoa or millet flours. Like these grains, chia seed flour is an ancient grain, only more nutritious. It also performs more like all-purpose wheat f...
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