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Indian curry spice coriander 'can cure food poisoning, drug-resistant infections'
Posted On: Aug. 24, 2011
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Beira Interior in Portugal have found that oil from a common Indian spice is toxic to a broad range of harmful bacteria and its use in foods and in clinical agents could prevent food-borne illnesses and even treat antibiotic-resistant infections. The researchers tested coriander oil against 12 bacterial strains, including Escherichia ...
Indian curry spice coriander 'can cure food poisoning, drug-resistant infections'
Use of turmeric, herbal tea, garlic 'can counteract chemotherapy therapy'
Posted On: Aug. 19, 2011
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A new report has suggested that acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic - all herbal supplements commonly believed to be beneficial to your health - may negatively impact chemotherapy treatment.esearchers from Northwestern Memorial hospital said that there is growing evidence that these popular supplements may intensify or weaken the effect of ...
Use of turmeric, herbal tea, garlic 'can counteract chemotherapy therapy'
Now, a herbal remedy to make women's henpecking history!
Posted On: July 16, 2011
London, July 6 (ANI): It's good news for men whose wives keep on nagging them about house-hold chores, drinking and their health, making their life miserable. The world's first anti-nagging medicine, a herbal remedy which claims it can tame the nastiest of nags has been launched. Makers claim it works for both sexes, but admit it is particularly effective in ...
Now, a herbal remedy to make women's henpecking history!
Chinese herbs could provide new treatment for Parkinson's
Posted On: June 20, 2011
London, June 19 (ANI): A study has indicated that Chinese herb can help treat Parkinson's disease. Compounds such as hooked herb, root extract and a dash of bark could provide treatments for diseases such as Parkinson's and irritable bowel syndrome. For the study, 115 people with Parkinson's were given a combination of traditional Chinese medical herbs, including gou teng (herb ...
Chinese herbs could provide new treatment for Parkinson's
Yoga improves balance, endurance in older stroke victims
Posted On: June 6, 2011
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A study conducted by Indiana University has revealed that yoga can help elderly stroke victims to improve their balance and endurance. The researchers tested the benefits of the popular mind-body practice on 19 men and one woman in the average age group of 66 years. The participants attended the twice-weekly hour-long group yoga class for eight ...
Yoga improves balance, endurance in older stroke victims
Acupuncture 'benefits those with mystery illnesses'
Posted On: June 1, 2011
London, May 30 (ANI): Patients with medically unexplained symptoms could greatly benefit from acupuncture, suggests a new research. One in five patients has symptoms, which are undiagnosed by medicine, and the cost of treating them for the NHS is twice that as of a diagnosed patient. A research team from the Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University ...
Acupuncture 'benefits those with mystery illnesses'
Yoga benefits people suffering from fibrolmyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis
Posted On: June 1, 2011
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Two studies have suggested that individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia who practice yoga showed statistically significant improvements in disease activity. The results of one study conducted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) among 47 patients (26 yoga patients and 21 controls) demonstrated that patients who completed 12 sessions of Raj yoga which is one of ...
Yoga benefits people suffering from fibrolmyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis
Yoga, Tai Chi and acupuncture help in reducing chronic pain
Posted On: May 21, 2011
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A research has indicated that meditative exercise forms such as yoga, Tai Chi, and ancient health practices such as acupuncture helps in reducing chronic pain. Other complementary and alternative health practices including meditation and relaxation techniques, manual therapies such as massage and spinal manipulation also show promise for contributing to the management of pain. "Much of ...
Yoga, Tai Chi and acupuncture help in reducing chronic pain
Yoga 'offers tremendous relief for women with breast cancer'
Posted On: May 20, 2011
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new research from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has indicated that for women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy, yoga offers unique benefits beyond fighting fatigue. While simple stretching exercises improved fatigue, patients who participated in yoga that incorporated yogic breathing, postures, meditation and relaxation techniques into their treatment plan experienced improved ...
Yoga 'offers tremendous relief for women with breast cancer'
Traditional Chinese herbal paste may help cut exacerbations of COPD
Posted On: May 20, 2011
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers in Beijing has suggested that a traditional Chinese herbal paste known as Xiao Chuan, or XCP, may help reduce winter exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The paste has been used to treat breathing difficulties in China for more than a thousand years. The researchers enrolled 142 patients and ...
Traditional Chinese herbal paste may help cut exacerbations of COPD
Yoga, medication helps improve asthma symptoms in urban adolescents
Posted On: April 18, 2011
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that meditation and yoga can be 'helpful' in improving asthma in urban adolescents. A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows that urban adolescents with asthma may experience worse outcomes when not using spiritual coping and often use complementary and alternative medicine, or integrative medicine, like prayer ...
Yoga, medication helps improve asthma symptoms in urban adolescents
Yoga reduces irregular heartbeat and anxiety
Posted On: April 8, 2011
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that yoga can halve the number of episodes of a potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, and improve the symptoms of anxiety and depression often associated with the condition. Previous research has demonstrated the positive impact of yoga on overall heart health like lowering high blood pressure and ...
Yoga reduces irregular heartbeat and anxiety
How meditation reduces pain
Posted On: April 8, 2011
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new research has shown that meditation produces powerful pain-relieving effects in the brain. "This is the first study to show that only a little over an hour of meditation training can dramatically reduce both the experience of pain and pain-related brain activation," said Fadel Zeidan, lead author of the study and post-doctoral research fellow at ...
How meditation reduces pain
Chinese herbal medicine can improve skin-whitening creams
Posted On: April 4, 2011
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have discovered active ingredients in a herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin whitening. The ingredients are poised for clinical trials as a safer, more effective alternative to skin whitening creams and lotions that millions of women and some men use in Asia and elsewhere, they said. The finding, which caps an intense search ...
Chinese herbal medicine can improve skin-whitening creams
Herbs used in Chinese medicine 'more effective against severe malaria'
Posted On: March 17, 2011
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Scientists have found that antimalarial drug artesunate, which is derived from herbs used in Chinese medicine, is more effective than quinine at preventing death in patients with severe malaria. Severe malaria occurs when the disease affects the function of vital organs. It is associated with rarer cerebral malaria, which affects the brain and can lead to ...
Herbs used in Chinese medicine 'more effective against severe malaria'
Chinese herbal decoction ameliorates insulin resistance in diabetic rats
Posted On: March 17, 2011
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists have investigated the effect of the Chinese herbal decoction, Yi-Qi-Zeng-Min-Tang (YQZMT), on insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic rats. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is dramatically increasing throughout the world. Insulin resistance is a hallmark of type 2 diabetes, and it most often precedes the onset of hyperglycemia and predicts development of type 2 ...
Chinese herbal decoction ameliorates insulin resistance in diabetic rats
Acupressure effective in helping to treat traumatic brain injury
Posted On: March 2, 2011
Washington, March 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that an ancient form of complementary medicine may be effective in helping to treat people with mild traumatic brain injury. The study involved a treatment known as acupressure in which one's fingertips are used to stimulate particular points on a person's body - points similar to those stimulated with needles in ...
Acupressure effective in helping to treat traumatic brain injury
Drinking vegetable juice 'can help people meet key dietary guidelines'
Posted On: Feb. 9, 2011
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): New studies have suggested that drinking V8 100 percent vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage their weight. A study, conducted by researchers at the University of California-Davis, found that adults who drank one, 8-ounce glass of vegetable juice each day, as part of ...
Drinking vegetable juice 'can help people meet key dietary guidelines'
Acupuncture and exercise benefit women with PCOS
Posted On: Feb. 9, 2011
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a common disorder that affects up to 10 percent of all women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS frequently have irregular ovulation and menstruation, with ...
Acupuncture and exercise benefit women with PCOS
CERN declares LHC will run till 2012
Posted On: Feb. 9, 2011
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): CERN has announced that the LHC will run right through to the end of 2012. The decision will up the LHC's chances of finding new physics in the next two years, before the LHC goes into a long shutdown to prepare for higher energy running starting 2014. "If LHC continues to improve in 2011 as it ...
CERN declares LHC will run till 2012
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