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      Grape Seed Extract Fight Kidney Disease

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      Grape seed and skin extract – a weapon in the fight against kidney disease caused by high-fat diets Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) is known to contain powerful antioxidants. A new study finds insight into the extract as a therapeutic and preventative measure to fight obesity-induced kidney damage. This...
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      Study: Daily Vitamins Reduce Cancer Risk

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      Cancer Risk Reduced by 8% One of the largest clinical trails to date has found that taking a daily multivitamin reduces the risk of cancer by 8%. The new research, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), followed nearly 15,000 older, male physicians followed for more...
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      integrative medicine Helps PTSD Reduce Symptoms

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      Healing touch combined with guided imagery (HT+GI) provides significant clinical reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms for combat-exposed active duty military, according to a study from Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego, Calif.released in the September issue of Military Medicine. The study showed that patients receiving these...
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      Ancient Dentistry, Beeswax as Dental Filling on a Neolithic Human Tooth

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      Did prehistoric man had dentistry? The finding of a human partial mandible associated with contemporary beeswax, covering the occlusal surface of a canine, could represent a possible case of therapeutic use of beeswax during the Neolithic period. Several molar crowns discovered some six years ago in a Neolithic graveyard in...
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      Kangaroo Mother Care Good for Preemies’ Bains

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      No surprise that preemies’ benefit from more close skin-to-skin human contact. So hold on. Kangaroo Mother Care — a technique in which a breastfed premature infant remains in skin-to-skin contact with the parent’s chest rather than being placed in an incubator — has lasting positive impact on brain development. So...
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      Cranberry Juice for kids’ Bladder Infections

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      A new study finds that cranberry juice may help prevent repeat urinary tract infections in kids, a small study suggests. Cranberry juice can be high in certain antibacterial substances called proanthocyanidins (PACs). The study is published in the Journal of Urology. The juice on your supermarket’s shelves may not have...
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      Vitamin B3 May Fight ‘Superbugs’

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      A new study suggests that nicotinamide, more commonly known as vitamin B3, may be able to combat some of the antibiotic-resistance staph infections that are increasingly common around the world, have killed thousands and can pose a significant threat to public health. The findings were published in the Journal of...
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      Is a Seaweed New Diagnosis Miracle

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      Researchers from Rice University are using microsponges derived from seaweed to help diagnose heart disease, cancers, HIV and other diseases quickly and at far lower cost than current clinical methods. The microsponges are an essential component of what are dalled Programmable Bio-Nano-Chips (PBNC). PBNCs capture biomarkers — molecules that offer...
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      Take a Look at Yourself Reduce Pain

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      Simply looking at your body reduces pain say researchers from the University College London and the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy, In an interesting result, researchers found that viewing your hand reduces the pain experienced when a hot object touches the skin. This is alternative medicine at its most basic and...
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      Shining a Light on Cancer Cells

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      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved of a novel, and perhaps natural, new technology to diagnose cancer. The approach uses brightly glowing nanoparticles, C Dots, to attempt to “light up” cancer cells C dots are silica spheres that enclose several dye molecules. The c dots are structures...
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      Researchers Find Bodies Natural Measels Protector

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      Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have found an enzyme in cells that protects against the measles virus. virus, Cells lacking the enzyme become highly vulnerable to the virus’s destructive effects. Researchers suspect the enzyme works by by altering the virus’s genetic material, RNA. The enzyme also protects against several...
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      Vitamin Supplements Reduce Deaths From Measles and Diarrhea

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      Vitamin A supplements are still an effective way to reduce childhood death and disease says a new study by Cochrane Collaboration researchers. The study results strongly endorse the use of vitamin A supplementation,which reduce the incidence of measles and diarrhea and ultimately save lives. Vitamin A deficiency is a common...
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      Acupuncture may help some older children with lazy eye

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      Acupuncture could potentially become an alternative to patching for treating amblyopia (lazy eye) in some older children, according to a report in the Archives of Ophthalmology. About 0.3 percent to 5 percent of individuals worldwide have amblyopia, according to background information in the article. About one-third to one-half of the...
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      Can Ultrasound Improve Bone Healing?

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      Ultrasound can speed the healing of fractures. A randomized controlled trial reported in the open access journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders has found that the use of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) in patients with tibial fractures which showed inadequate progress toward healing resulted in 34% greater bone mineral density (BMD) in...
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