Genetics researchers have determined that over a third of herbal medicines used in Traditional Chinese Medicine – and nearly all leading therapeutic herbs – alter our genes or alter enzymes that alter our genetic material.
As MRSA infections are spreading, an ancient medicinal herb called Macassar kernels or Brucea javanica is proving to inhibit MRSA bacteria growth.
Have we found a cure for the common cold yet? Nope, but a new study shows that a patented pine bark extract comes pretty close.
International doctors and hospitals face a growing epidemic of multidrug resistant spectrum beta-lactamase positive (ESBL+) Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, causing intestinal, urinary and lung infections.
In multiple studies, cancer researchers have determined that a plant-based diet and less alcohol consumption significantly reduces the risk of breast cancer.
New research finds that an herb considered by some to be a weed removes the ability of Candida to expand its germ tube. It joins other herbs that have been shown in research to stop candida growth.
After a fifteen year study of 1,006 elderly persons, Japanese University researchers say yes, ones diet can dramatically reduce our chances of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Exercise outperforms or is as effective as most heart disease drugs, according to scientists. This translates to better because exercise is free and has no known adverse effects.
Conventional medicine has been telling us that sodium (salt) over a certain amount will increase the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. Turns out they were wrong.
Research finds that probiotics provide a remedy for gluten sensitivities – and their absence provides the smoking gun for the cause of gluten sensitivities.
Olive leaf can treat type 1 diabetes according to medical research. Scientists have determined that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin sensitivity and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas.
In multiple independent studies, Chinese medical researchers have determined that acupuncture has “remarkably” high effective rates for treating osteoarthritis of the knee.
The use of alternative and natural therapies in cancer care may be considered taboo among conventional medicine, but many cancer patients do not concur, new studies find.
Researchers have proven that brown rice is superior to white rice, not only nutritionally, but for glucose metabolism and the prevention of metabolic syndrome. It also helps with weight loss and reduced inflammation.