Disease Prevention

Tropical tree extract may fight cancer

Tropical tree extract may fight cancer

New research from College of Pharmacy of Saudi Arabia’s King Saud University has shown that a tropical tree extract may fight cancer. The extract was found in the red spurge tree, a small tree indigenous to regions such as Hawaii, Mexico, and Africa. The research team analyzed the red spurge […]

by May 15, 2015
3 natural treatments for Helicobacter Pylori Infection

3 natural treatments for Helicobacter Pylori Infection

Helicobacter Pylori is a type of bacteria that live in the digestive tract. This bacteria can cause ulcers, which are sores in the stomach lining or the small intestine. It has even been shown to cause gastric cancer in some cases. “Modern treatment for H. pylori infection focuses on total eradication using […]

by April 20, 2015
Eggs reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Eggs reduce type 2 diabetes risk

New research from the University of Eastern Finland shows that eggs reduce type 2 diabetes risk. According to Healthline: “Type 2 diabetes is a common and increasingly prevalent illness that is largely preventable… 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, 8.1 million of whom may be undiagnosed and […]

by April 10, 2015
Many reasons to eat ginger

Many reasons to eat ginger

Ginger is revered for its many medicinal benefits. It came from Southeast Asia, from where it was traded around the world. It is often added to soups, sauces, and stir-fried vegetables to add a nice spicy kick. Ginger is also often used to make a tea. There are so many […]

by March 31, 2015
Vegetarians who eat fish have lower colon cancer risk

Vegetarians who eat fish have lower colon cancer risk

Pescovegetarians, or vegetarians who eat fish have lower colon cancer risk, according to new research from the American Medical Association. Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and is the second leading cause of death by cancer amongst men and women, according to the Colon Cancer Alliance. The […]

by March 30, 2015
Frankincense beats chemotherapy at treating ovarian cancer

Frankincense beats chemotherapy at treating ovarian cancer

According to new research from Leicester University, there may be a new treatment for ovarian cancer.

by March 29, 2015
Vitamin D may help prevent atherosclerosis and diabetes

Vitamin D may help prevent atherosclerosis and diabetes

Vitamin D may help prevent atherosclerosis and diabetes, according to research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Because low vitamin D levels are associated with diabetes and heart disease, we looked at the connections between vitamin D, immune function, and these disease states,” explains senior author […]

by March 27, 2015