News tagged with herbal medicines
The young woman pours a pack of brown powder into a glass of hot water, stirs it well and drinks the murky mixture down, hoping the traditional Chinese medicine will cure her feverish cold.
Medications Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A major Nordic research project involving researchers from the University of Copenhagen has, for the first time ever, mapped the use of alternative treatment among multiple sclerosis patients - knowledge which is important ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Traditional Chinese medicine could be a key weapon in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, a joint international study has found.
Diabetes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Although the first description of a rapidly progressive nephropathy associated with the consumption of aristolochic acid (AA) found in Chinese herbs was first reported 20 years ago, AA-induced ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from King's College London are warning that millions of people may be exposed to risk of developing kidney failure and bladder cancer by taking herbal medicines that are widely available in Asia. The medicines, ...
Medications Mar 18, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Administration of the active compound tetrahydroxystilbene glucoside (TSG) derived from the Chinese herbal medicine Polygonum multiflorum Thunb, reversed both overexpression of α-synuclein, a small protein found in the brain, ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
(HealthDay)—Compared with placebo, saw palmetto, even at a dose as high as 960 mg, does not affect serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in men with lower urinary tract symptoms, according to research ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is commonly used among pediatric specialty outpatients, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking to ring in the New Year may leave many suffering with the dreaded hangover. According to a 2009 study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), the amino acids and mi ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
ATRA and arsenic trioxide versus ATRA and idarubicin for newly diagnosed, non high-risk acute promyelocytic
New research demonstrates the efficacy of the first curative treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) that does not include chemotherapy, marking an important step toward front-line use of targeted therapies for acute ...
Cancer Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The world's biggest food group Nestle is moving into traditional Chinese medicine by joining forces with Chinese pharma group Chi-Med, the Swiss group said on Wednesday.
Other Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Imagine a world where you could never dine away from home, wear makeup, smell of sweet perfumes or eat a large percentage of food on store shelves. According to allergists at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
The first network of its kind endorsing an integrative approach to the treatment of mental health has been launched as part of World Mental Health Week
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Taking Ginkgo Biloba supplements does not improve memory, attention or problem solving in healthy individuals, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A toxic ingredient in a popular herbal remedy is linked to more than half of all cases of urinary tract cancer in Taiwan where use of traditional medicine is widespread, said a US study Monday.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 0