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2009-08-01 07:51:01

Parkinson's disease is well-known for impairing movement and causing tremors, but many patients also develop other serious problems, including sleep disturbances and significant losses in cognitive function known as dementia.

2009-07-17 14:37:14

Turmeric may help lower risk of breast cancer after exposure to hormone replacement therapy, U.S. researchers say.

2009-07-17 00:51:31

Vitamin D and turmeric spice might help stimulate the immune system to clear the brain of plaques linked to Alzheimer's disease, U.S.

2009-07-15 12:35:00

UCLA scientists and colleagues from UC Riverside and the Human BioMolecular Research Institute have found that a form of vitamin D, together with a chemical found in turmeric spice called curcumin, may help stimulate the immune system to clear the brain of amyloid beta, which forms the plaques considered the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

2009-05-19 21:04:09

An extract of a plant used as a cooking spice -- turmeric -- suppressed fat tissue in mice, U.S. researchers said.

2009-05-18 10:06:56

Curcumin, the major polyphenol found in turmeric, appears to reduce weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) studied mice fed high fat diets supplemented with curcumin and cell cultures incubated with curcumin.

2009-05-05 04:00:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official...Curamin is the natural products industry's Best New Natural Remedy of the Year. Curamin, the number-one pain-relieving product, is slated to receive a First Place Vity Award from Vitamin Retailer magazine in its upcoming June issue.

2009-03-09 00:08:17

Curcumin, turmeric's main ingredient, inserts itself into cell membranes and makes them more orderly and resistant to infection, U.S.

2008-09-23 21:00:31

The spice turmeric lowers the risk of getting cancer and Alzheimer's disease and it may reduce the size of a stroke as well, U.S. researchers said. Second-year medical student Jay McCracken with Dr.

2008-09-08 00:00:06

By Rajen M. THE powerful painkiller that Mother Nature produces may be sitting in your kitchen cabinet. In fact, you probably ate it in the last 24 hours as part of your meal. It should come as no surprise that it is called "living gold" or "Mother nature's gold".


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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