- Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Against Blindness, Study Says
Increasing intake of the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, found in popular fish-oil supplements, may protect against blindness resulting from abnormal blood vessel growth in the eye, according to a study done at Children's Hospital Boston. The study w ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2007 - 6:46pm
- The World's First Multi-National Pharmaceutical Company
Constipated? In the early 19th century, the apothecary would most likely have prescribed you calomel, or mercurous chloride, as a purgative, regardless of its toxicity. Because it worked. It was also useful as an insecticide. This was the sort of thing bei ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 26 2007 - 9:44pm
- Saving Asian Children- The Hib Vaccine
A new study from Bangladesh published online today in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal shows that routinely vaccinating infants against H. influenzae type b (Hib), a bacterium that causes deadly Hib pneumonia and meningitis, could save hundreds of ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 29 2007 - 2:20am
- Does Rescue Remedy Work For Anxiety? Yes, Says Study
A just published scientific study conducted by researchers at the University of Miami School of Nursing in conjunction with The Sirkin Creative Living Center (SCLC) has found that Rescue Remedy®, an all-natural remedy created from flower essences, is an ef ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 17 2010 - 2:36pm
- Elderberries Help Skin, Study Says
Forget expensive moisturisers and cosmetic surgery, a compound found in the humble elderberry could give a natural boost to skin. In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers led by Prof Aedin Cassidy at the University of East Anglia and Dr Paul K ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 3 2007 - 10:21am
- Studies Show Antidepressants Not Linked To Birth Defects
Two research studies published today in The New England Journal of Medicine found taking SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), anti-depression drugs, during pregnancy did not significantly increase the overall risk for most birth defects. Howeve ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 4 2007 - 5:24am
- Acrux Announces Positive Clinical Trial With Combination Contraceptive Sprays
Acrux announced positive results from its Phase 1 clinical studies using two unique contraceptive skin sprays, each containing a progestin and an estrogen. The first study was a Phase I, pharmacokinetic study, investigating the delivery of a formulation co ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 3 2007 - 4:15pm
- Small Amounts Of Dark Chocolate May Lower Blood Pressure As Much As Dieting, Study Says
Eating about 30 calories a day of dark chocolate was associated with a lowering of blood pressure, without weight gain or other adverse effects, according to a study in the July 4 issue of JAMA. Previous research has indicated that consumption of high amou ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 3 2007 - 9:03pm
- Organic Tomatoes Have More Antioxidants
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Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Sep 29 2010 - 1:29pm
- Could Pumpkins Mean The End Of Insulin Injections?
Compounds found in pumpkin could potentially replace or at least drastically reduce the daily insulin injections that so many diabetics currently have to endure. Recent research reveals that pumpkin extract promotes regeneration of damaged pancreatic cells ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 8 2007 - 10:27pm