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2 hrs ago | Express India

Garlic: The bulb that has multiple therapeutic properties

Garlic, member of onions, leeks and chives family is a popular ingredient of almost all kinds of cuisines owing to its strong aroma and flavour.


Related Topix: Garlic, Life, Food

6 hrs ago |

Supplemental calcium is the wrong approach to age-related bone loss

A popular mantra for dealing with osteoporosis and other forms of age-related bone loss is to take supplemental calcium and get on a bisphosphonate drug like Fosamax.


Related Topix: Osteoporosis, Medicine, Health, Vitamin C, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic), Vitamin K2, Nutrition, Boron

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Spina bifida no match for Central Texas powerlifter

Under the shade of a barn in Elgin, the sounds of summer are broken up by the clanking of iron.


Related Topix: Texas, Denmark, Folic Acid

ABC News

What We Dona TMt Know About Lethal Injection Drugs

Wood, a convicted murderer, died Wednesday nearly two hours after receiving what authorities said was a 50-milligram dose of both the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromorphone.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Chloride, Death Penalty

The Willits News

In your garden with Jenny Watts: Crazy about Coneflowers

With their bright petals and striking dark centers, coneflowers are an eye-catching addition to a perennial bed or border.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Echinacea, Life, Food, Chocolate

Food Technology

Folates not folic acid for flour fortification, urge researchers

"the study showed was that the gut lining doesn't metabolise folic acid to 5-MTHF anywhere near as efficiently as it metabolises natural folates..." New findings that the body is less efficient at metabolising folic acid than natural folates could inform policy-making decisions as the UK government considers mandatory fortification of flour with ... (more)


Related Topix: Folic Acid


Antioxidant Supplements Don't Fight Cancer, Research Suggests

In a new paper, published July 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed previous studies on antioxidants and cancer , trying to determine why taking antioxidants hasn't seemed to reduce people's cancer risk.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Carotene, Health, Lung Cancer, Vitamin E

New York Daily News

Dim lighting may weaken breast-cancer drug's effects

Exposure to dim lighting at night might reduce the effects of tamoxifen, a popular breast cancer drug, because it suppresses melatonin production, a new study has found.


Related Topix: Melatonin, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science, Tulane University

Medical Daily

Darkness At Night Essential To Breast Cancer Therapy: Sleep Hormone...

Tamoxifen resistance increases due to depleted levels of the sleep hormone melatonin.


Related Topix: Melatonin

Oregano and rosemary could cure Diabetes

Researchers work hard on finding health clues for the public and they've found a very important find this time around.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Oregano, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Mail on Sunday

Street lights shining into bedrooms 'could stop breast cancer drugs from working'

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White House floats pilot plan for Honduras in attempt to stop border crisis Was it a contract killing? Police reveal Harvard-educated law ... (more)


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Melatonin

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Medical News

Antioxidant biomaterial helps vascular grafts heal

When a foreign material like a medical device or surgical implant is put inside the human body, the body always responds.


Related Topix: Vitamin C, Health

Live Science

What is Testosterone?

Testosterone is a male sex hormone that is important for sexual and reproductive development.


Related Topix: Hypothalamus, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Health


Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Menopause, Medicine, Health, Rochester, MN

Bioscience Technology

Rosemary and Oregano Contain Diabetes-fighting Compounds

The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Oregano, Agriculture, Science


'The eye and the brain are connected, so it's no surprise lutein...

Lutein and zeaxanthin are well-established in the realm of eye health, but ever emerging science shows the importance of the carotenoids in brain health.


Related Topix: Lutein, Harvard University, Life, Food, Vegetables, Macular Degeneration, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nutrition

The Daily Record

Myths we've believed: Why too much sleep can kill and popcorn is actually good for you

SCIENCE is busting many myths we've long believed true making us now think differently about the daily lifestyle choices we make.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Raw

Midazolam is common thread in 3 lengthy executions

Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Ohio, Chloride, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Body clock myths: When is the best time to take pills?

The time of day we take our pills could have a dramatic impact on their effectiveness, according to new research by Surrey University and London's Institute of Cancer Research which found the body clock has a profound role in changing the chemistry of our bloodstream throughout the day Nitin Makadia, from Lloyds Pharmacy, explains: "Some drugs ... (more)


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Drugs, Vitamin C, Medicine, Indigestion

Southland Times

Nine diet-saving food swaps

Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simple dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus - and just a warning, some of these simple swaps may surprise you! While wholemeal bread is a healthy choice thanks to its relatively high fibre content, grain-based bread has a lower glycaemic index which ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Baked Goods, Bread, Calcium