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Hepatic Encephalopathy Reduced By Probiotics

Posted April 28, 2013

Probiotics could emerge as a treatment plan to manage hepatic encephalopathy (HE) therapy after a new study announced at the International Liver Congress™ 2013 found they significantly reduced development of the notoriously difficult-to-treat disease.

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Folic acid and melatonin ameliorate carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic injury, oxidative stress and inflammation in rats

Posted February 6, 2013

This study investigated the protective effects of melatonin and folic acid against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced hepatic injury in rats. Oxidative stress, liver function, liver histopathology and serum lipid levels were evaluated.

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Herbs and plants as alternative medicines

Posted April 30, 2012

Nowadays, there is an increasing trend towards the use of herbal medicines in Egypt, reflecting an increasing confidence in such remedies. Herbal medicine means the use of herbs and plants for their medicinal value to treat diseases and boost health.

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Vitamins and herbs for strong, healthy hair

Posted April 30, 2012

Men and women alike desire thick, healthy and shiny hair. Chances are people who possess all of these traits are supplementing with certain vitamins and herbs, or eat a diet that feeds their hair these nutrients on a daily basis. Hair is not just an extension of our bodies. It has become a symbol of beauty, health and status. In order to get the coveted body, bounce and sheen you desire there are certain nutrients you should be concentrating on putting in your body.

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Herbs Beat Pain Drug in Study

Posted April 30, 2012

In a recent study presented at the World Congress on Osteoarthritis in San Diego, a combination remedy of two herbal extracts called Rhulief , demonstrated superior efficacy compared with the prescription drug celecoxib (the generic of the brand name Celebrex

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Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Constipation

Posted April 30, 2012

Constipation can stem from a temporary change of diet to a more serious condition caused by a spastic colon. With the help of natural remedies, could constipation problems be eliminated completely?

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Is Chamomile Effective for Chronic Insomnia?

Posted April 30, 2012

A hot cup of chamomile tea before bedtime is a common herbal remedy among people who have trouble sleeping, but is chamomile effective for chronic insomnia? A recent study showed only modest benefits from the popular herb.

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Did you know? Oregano delivers more antioxidants than blueberries, oranges or apples

Posted April 30, 2012

Oregano, a common ingredient in Italian and Mexican cuisine, comes from the leaves of an herb native to the Mediterranean (not to be confused with Mexican oregano, native to the Americas), is one of the most concentrated antioxidant sources ever studied. According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, its antioxidant activity is between three and 20 times higher than that of any other herb.

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Nature’s Sleeping Pills: A Guide to Alternative Sleep Therapies

Posted April 30, 2012

Gone are the days of warm milk, sleeping pills and cough syrup, now that a wide array of natural sleeping aids and treatments have become more available in recent years. Although you may enjoy indulging in your annual turkey feast in order to get a dose of tryptophan, the effects are only temporary.

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Studies identify medicinal benefits from common herbs and spices

Posted April 30, 2012

A recent report by scientists at the National University of Singapore found that worldwide, eight of the 20 top selling drugs are derived from molecules made by bacteria, fungi, snails and plants, and another six of the top 20 are mimics of natural products.

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