Two clinical studies, one from Japan and another from Iran, have confirmed that peppermint oil significantly reduces intestinal spasms. This adds to other clinical evidence that peppermint oil is helpful for irritable bowel syndrome.
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Research from Finland has confirmed that a compound from the bark of the Spruce tree and similar tree barks is a powerful and functional prebiotic that feeds our healthy gut bacteria.
Researchers from Italy’s University of Pescara have determined in a clinical trial of 76 allergic asthma patients that a maritime pine bark extract significantly reduces asthma symptoms.
Two large research reviews by medical scientists have determined that omega-3 fatty acids from plants reduce the incidence of heart disease and heart attacks while fish oil has only a slight (“insignificant”) effect.
New research from China’s Zhejiang University School of Medicine has found that pharmaceutical drugs are a leading cause for severe liver injury even in China where pharmaceutical use is less than in the U.S. The researchers studied severe liver injury cases that occurred...
New research from Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Duke University Medical Center have determined that a diet with lower glycemic load foods – foods with a lower glycemic index – reduce the risk of recurring colon cancer.
Research from Italy’s University of Milan has confirmed that nasal irrigation with a saline solution with more salt content significantly lessens allergy symptoms and the need for medications. The research was conducted on 220 children with allergic rhinitis to grass pollen – commonly...
Researchers from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have determined that deficiencies in two common food nutrients – riboflavin and methionine – are linked to higher rates of lung cancer among women.
Research from Montreal’s McGill University School of Medicine has confirmed that probiotics help maintain healthy cholesterol levels, and particular probiotic species can correct poor cholesterol.
Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have concluded that BPA and seven other toxins are building up within the bodies of U.S. children according to blood and urine studies. The research comes from the CDC’s National Center for Environmental...
Researchers from the University of Illinois College of Medicine have found that Noni juice significantly reduces inflammation and corrects poor cholesterol levels. The researchers gave 132 adults who were heavy smokers either 29.5 or 188 milliliters of Noni (Morinda citrifolia) juice per day for...
Research from the Mayo Clinic has found that adults who have abnormal sleeping habits and the associated disruptions of their daytimes have a greater risk of developing dementia and mild cognitive impairment later on.
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Research from the Washington University School of Medicine indicates that isolated resveratrol may not increase metabolic health or cardiovascular function in healthy people.