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Effects of Carissa opaca fruits extracts on oxidative pulmonary damages and fibrosis in rats

Posted January 31, 2014

Carissa opaca is a Pakistani fruit, traditionally used in the treatment of various human ailments including asthma and pulmonary damage. The present study investigated the protective effects of Carissa opaca against CCl4-induced oxidative stress in rat lungs.

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Quercetin protects against cadmium-induced oxidative toxicity

Posted October 21, 2013

The common antioxidant quercetin may counter the toxic effects of cadmium on the body, according to a study conducted by researchers from Zhejiang University in China and published in the journal Anatomical Record in 2010.

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Effects of low-volume walking programme and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative damage and health-related variables in healthy older adults

Posted May 14, 2013

Both exercise and vitamin E supplementation have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and cardiovascular disease risk in older adults, and when combined there is evidence suggesting that they act synergistically. The currently recommended amount of exercise for older adults is 150 min/week of moderate-intensity exercise; however, the minimum amount of exercise necessary to achieve health benefits is not known.

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Effects of low-volume walking programme and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative damage and health-related variables in healthy older adults

Posted May 10, 2013

Both exercise and vitamin E supplementation have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and cardiovascular disease risk in older adults, and when combined there is evidence suggesting that they act synergistically. The currently recommended amount of exercise for older adults is 150 min/week of moderate-intensity exercise; however, the minimum amount of exercise necessary to achieve health benefits is not known.

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Vitamin D linked to mitochondrial oxidative function

Posted March 20, 2013

For vitamin D deficient individuals, cholecalciferol therapy is associated with reduced phosphocreatine recovery half-time in skeletal muscle and with improvements in fatigue, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Endocrinology/British Endocrine Societies.

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Natural Pain Relief from Poisonous Shrub?

Posted April 30, 2012

An extract of the poisonous shrub Jatropha curcas acts as a strong painkiller and may have a mode of action different from conventional analgesics, such as morphine and other pharmaceuticals. Details of tests are reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology.

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The Spicy Way to Fight Joint Pain

Posted April 30, 2012

A long-time member of the alternative health landscape is turmeric. Within this Indian spice is the herbal cure curcumin. A new study has shown that this common spice may offer hope for people who suffer tendonitis or joint pain.Researchers have found that curcumin (which turns turmeric bright yellow) could suppress the inflammation in the body that results in joint pain in the tendons. This is not the first time that curcumin has been linked to arthritis treatments, as its anti-inflammatory nature makes it a popular natural supplement for joint pain.

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Home remedies relieve tooth and gum pain

Posted April 30, 2012

Most people hate going to the dentist. Even the for the most minor reason, dental appointments can cause a grown man, or woman, to quake with fear. Regular dental hygiene at home is a big step toward preventing dental problems; and, basic home care can be enhanced with a variety of herbal and homeopathic treatments to relieve pain and resolve minor gum and tooth problems.

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Best Alternative Therapies for 12 Aches and Pains

Posted April 30, 2012

Alternative and complementary medicine, including chiropractic care, dietary supplements, massage, and other non-medical therapies, has never been more popular; 4 out of 10 Americans use it to treat everyday aches and pains. But a new survey of more than 45,000 Consumer Reports subscribers has found that few alternative remedies are more effective than prescription or over-the-counter medications at treating 12 common conditions, such as back pain, digestive issues and insomnia.

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Using Frankincense Can Help Diminish Arthritis Pain

Posted April 30, 2012

A sacred oil from India is found as one of a little known herbal arthritis remedies and has been shown to treat osteoarthritis and alleviate joint pain as effectively as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)? Indian frankincense (Boswellia serrata) has been used in the Middle East for religious rituals and healing for thousands of years. The herb is a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, and analgesic.

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