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Archive for August, 2010

Polyphenols of Camellia sinenesis decrease mortality, hepatic injury and generation of cytokines and reactive oxygen and nitr

Posted August 31, 2010

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are produced during hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation (H/R), which may contribute to multiple organ failure. The AIM of this study was to test the hypothesis that green tea (Camellia sinenesis) extract containing 85% polyphenols decreases injury after H/R in rats by scavenging ROS and RNS.

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To Function at Your Peak, Stop Shorting Your Sleep

Posted August 31, 2010

Adults worldwide appear to be chronically sleep deprived, with people even bragging about how little sleep they needóbut the latest research suggests that the go-go lifestyle comes at a price.

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12 Most Toxic Fish (For Humans and the Planet)

Posted August 31, 2010

Food & Water Watch just released its 2010 Smart Seafood Guide to the safety and sustainability of more than 100 kinds of fish and shellfish. Now I still love the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s pocket guides and searchable Seafood Watch site (the only place where you can geek out with a trawling fact card, as far as I know), but the Smart Seafood Guide has a few unique features worth pointing out.

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The Ancient Art Of Chinese Massage And Its Benefits

Posted August 31, 2010

Chinese massage, also known as Tui Na, is a form of massage therapy that dates back 2,000 years in China. During the Chinese massage, traditional medicine and massage techniques are applied to help the body freely flow the Qi.

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Fruit and veg supplements show promise against common cold

Posted August 31, 2010

Concentrated fruit and veg juice in supplement form may reduce common cold symptoms in individuals who regularly come into contact with patients, indicates a new study from Germany. Preventative measures to help protect against the common cold virus have traditionally included supplements containing herbs and vitamins, but research into their efficacy has yielded inconsistent results.

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Natural solutions for seasonal allergies

Posted August 31, 2010

Who doesn’t love strolling down the street in autumn, gazing at the lovely landscape of multicolored leaves and then going home and curling up under cozy blankets on a crisp, cool night? Seasonal allergy sufferers, that’s who.

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Natural wonders of Ayurveda

Posted August 31, 2010

DR Sulochana Bhat was born into a home where Ayurveda has been practised by her father and forefathers. Ayurveda is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and is practised in other parts of the world as a form of alternative medicine.

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Cholesterol control alternative touted

Posted August 31, 2010

Cholesterol is that waxy, fatlike substance that occurs naturally in all parts of your body. You need some cholesterol for things to work properly, but too much sticks to the walls of your arteries. That’s called plaque, and too much plaque can kill you.

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Gout Cure ñ You Have Options

Posted August 31, 2010

The effects and toleration of a gout cure can vary between individuals because we all can react to medication differently. It is best to find a gout cure that is most suitable for you, and you can determine this by getting proper diagnosis or testing certain foods that help the symptoms of gout.

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The serious risks of vitamin D deficiency

Posted August 31, 2010

Researchers in the UK and Canada have discovered that vitamin D deficiency is linked to autoimmune diseases and cancer. The findings have important implications for public health, in particular prenatal care.

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