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Adulteration of proprietary Chinese medicines & health products poses severe h...
Traditional Chinese medicine is widely used as a form of complementary medicine all over the world for various indications and for improving general health. Proprietary Chinese medicines pCMs --which are composed solely of Chinese medicines and formulated in a finished dose form--are generally believed to be natural and safe, but a new analysis in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology reveals serious dangers. Various reports have documented the adul ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 2
The A positive (and A negative) blood type diet
Many people believe that their blood type, whether A, B, AB, or O, is only relevant in relation to blood transfusions. But discussions over recent decades have indicated that eating for a specific blood type may offer some health benefits.
Medical News Today - Sun. Oct 1
Melatonin and alcohol: Are they safe to mix?
Though many people assume natural sleep supplements, such as melatonin, are always safe, it is essential for anyone who starts taking a supplement to learn about its use, effectiveness, and how to take it safely.
Medical News Today - Sat. Sep 30
Meditation may help to lower heart disease risk
A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association has concluded that meditation may help to lower heart disease risk, but that adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle and adhering to medical advice should remain the primary prevention strategies.
Medical News Today - Sat. Sep 30
Five home remedies for athlete's foot
Athlete s foot is a common skin problem on the feet caused by a fungus. Though it is rarely serious, its symptoms can be bothersome.
Medical News Today - Sat. Sep 30
Eleven ways to help prevent kidney stones
Kidney stones are solid deposits of minerals and salts that have crystallized together in the kidneys.
Medical News Today - Thu. Sep 28
Is turmeric good for your skin?
Turmeric is a vivid, fragrant, and bitter spice. It has been used in Indian and Chinese traditional medicine for purposes as diverse as treating cancer to repelling mosquitoes.
Medical News Today - Thu. Sep 28
What is the best time to take vitamins?
Many people choose to take vitamins and other dietary supplements. However, a vitamin s effectiveness can be altered by when and how a person consumes vitamins.
Medical News Today - Thu. Sep 28
Dry skin: Seven home remedies
Whether it is caused by aging, an underlying skin condition, or environmental factors, having dry skin can be uncomfortable and itchy. There is a range of treatments available to treat dry skin at home - but which are most effective
Medical News Today - Thu. Sep 28
Onion juice for hair growth: Does it work?
Onions, normally seen as a humble kitchen staple, may have uses other than simply adding flavor to our food. It might sound surprising to some, but onion juice is also a home remedy for hair loss.
Medical News Today - Tue. Sep 26
80 percent of activity tracker users stick with the devices for at least 6 mon...
PHILADELPHIA -- Use of activity trackers, such as wearable devices and smartphone apps, is on the rise, and a new study shows that 80 percent of users stuck with the device for at least six months. Though the gadgets may help motivate users to increase exercise, the populations that could benefit most may not be using the technologies. In the first national study of a large, diverse population, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the Universi ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Does CBD oil work for chronic pain management?
While many people use cannabidiol oil to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be certain it can be safely used. Understanding cannabidiol can help overcome the stigma associated with it.
Medical News Today - Sun. Sep 24