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Hops compounds have potential to treat diabetes, cancer: research

Posted May 19, 2013

Okay beer drinkers, drink to your health! Only kidding. Research over the last few decades has determined a compound from hops used to brew beer, humulone, has a wide array of potential health benefits, from curing viral infections and reversing diabetes to curing certain cancers.

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Hop extract shows weight management potential

Posted September 27, 2012

Extracts from hops (Humulus lupulus L.) may help manage weight and increase ‘metabolic flexibility’ in mice fed a high fat diet, researchers report.

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Hwangryunhaedoktang in adult patients with Atopic Dermatitis: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, two-centre trial – study protocol

Posted April 30, 2012

Atopic Dermatitis is a chronic relapsing eczematous skin disease with increasing prevalence and rising costs. It has a clear impact on a patient’s quality of life. Many patients are worried about the use of usual care techniques, such as corticosteroids and antihistamine due to the widespread fear of adverse effects. Complementary and alternative medical approaches have been employed to relieve symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis. Hwangryunhaedoktang is among the most strongly preferred and widely used herbal medicines for Atopic Dermatitis in Korea, as it causes very few serious adverse effects.

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