News tagged with alternative medicines

Chinese cuisine could protect against sepsis

Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that a bean commonly used in Chinese cuisine protects against the life-threatening condition sepsis. These findings are published in the current ...

Oct 26, 2012
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What yoga can and can't do for you

(HealthDay)—Chances are that you've heard good things about yoga. It can relax you. It can get you fit—just look at the bodies of some celebrities who sing yoga's praises. And, more and more, yoga is ...

Dec 30, 2013
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Old but not wise? Our growing anti-ageing industry

Growing old is generally viewed in negative terms in our society. And our individualistic and consumerist approach to health care leads us to believe that it's within our power to alter the "biological clock"—if we are ...

May 03, 2013
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Fringe therapy may help heart patients, study finds

A treatment that removes heavy metals from the body has long been touted as an alternative therapy to combat hardening arteries. Now a 10-year, $31 million clinical trial has found that chelation therapy does help heart attack ...

Mar 29, 2013
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