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Juniper berries are great for your kidneys, bladder and urinary tract

Posted March 5, 2014

Juniper berries grow from shrubs in various parts of the world including Asia, Europe and North America. There are many different kinds of juniper berries but the most common one to North Americans is known as juniperus communis. The berries’ popularity has primarily come from the fact that they’ve been added to gin in order to enhance its flavor, but as the years have gone by, many interesting health benefits have also gotten well deserved attention.

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Old time remedy that comes from a plant might help treat bladder cancer

Posted October 7, 2013

An old remedy known as ipecac that was probably in your grandmother’s medicine cupboard could help treat bladder cancer. Loyola University researchers have discovered an ingredient in the syrup kills bladder cancer cells without harming good cells.

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Meditation Helps Memory Loss Patients

Posted April 30, 2012

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine reports that researchers from the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have discovered that adults with memory impairment and memory loss may benefit from mantra-based meditation, which has a positive effect on people’s emotional responses to stress, fatigue and anxiety.

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Chilli compound delivers heart benefits: Hamster study

Posted April 30, 2012

The chilli compound capsaicin could help heart health by lowering cholesterol and increasing blood flow in vessels, according to new research in hamsters.

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