News tagged with natural compounds
An extract from a shrub often used for medicinal purposes in tropical Africa may have lethal effects against a dangerous parasite that transmits malaria, according to a multi-institutional team of scientists ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of New South Wales researchers have developed a compound that has had a surprise result: being effective in the prevention of asthma.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The scents which permeate our health spas from aromatic essential oils may provide more benefits than just a sense of rest and well-being.
Cardiology Nov 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a new strategy for finding novel antibiotic compounds, using a diagnostic panel of bacterial strains for screening chemical extracts from natural sources.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Reading have demonstrated for the first time that a previously unstudied chemical in cannabis could lead to more effective treatments for people with epilepsy.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—One of the world's top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for cancer therapy. This surprising finding was brought ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study by scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute shows, in cell culture, a natural compound can virtually eliminate human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in infected cells. The compound defines ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have discovered a class of natural compounds found within the body that may someday lead to pain relief for millions of diabetics and others suffering ...
Diabetes Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered that two common mango varieties contain natural compounds that may help to fight flab . . . in the part that most people throw away.
Health Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have synthesized a pair of small molecules that dramatically alter the core biological clock in animal models, highlighting the compounds' potential effectiveness ...
Medical research Mar 29, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 4 |
Collecting data on what the U.S. population actually consumes is a key nutrition monitoring step. Nutritionists then translate "foods eaten" into "nutrients consumed." This snapshot of the population's food-nutrient ...
Other Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- After three decades of searching, the random screening of a group of compounds against the bacterium that causes tuberculosis has led scientists to a eureka discovery that breaks through the fortress that ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (11) | 1 |
Aggressive infections in hospitals are an increasing health problem worldwide. The development of bacterial resistance is alarming. Now a young Danish scientist has found a natural substance in a Chilean rainforest plant ...
Medical research Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a cell-permeable peptide that inhibits a hepatitis C virus protein and blocks viral replication, which can lead to liver cancer and cirrhosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |