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2012-04-24 09:50:55

Research shows that many treatments can help prevent migraine in certain people, yet few people with migraine who are candidates for these preventive treatments actually use them, according to new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Neurology. The guidelines, which were co-developed with the American Headache Society, will be announced at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans and published in the April 24, 2012, print issue of ®, the medical...

2012-04-21 23:02:31

Line of products was previously known as Tahitian Noni Bioactive Beverages PROVO, UT (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 Morinda Bioactives (formally Tahitian Noni International) released a new line of products called Thrive Adaptogenics at their 2012 International Leadership Conference Salt Lake City, Utah. The Thrive Adaptogenics line was previously known as Tahitian Noni Bioactive Beverages but now also includes two new additions¬ - Thrive Adaptogenics Max and Max Concentrate. Thrive...

DNA Sequence Finds Endangered Animals In Traditional Chinese Medicines
2012-04-14 05:30:30

Researchers at Murdoch University have revealed the composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) through DNA sequencing technology. They found that some of the 15 TCM samples tested contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, and traces of endangered animals. "TCMs have a long cultural history, but today consumers need to be aware of the legal and health safety issues before adopting them as a treatment option," Dr Bunce, research leader and Murdoch University...

2012-04-13 11:29:46

Deep sequencing reveals undeclared, potentially toxic, and trade-restricted ingredients within 15 samples of traditional Chinese medicines Researchers at Murdoch University have used new DNA sequencing technology to reveal the animal and plant composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs). Some of the TCM samples tested contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, and traces of endangered animals. "TCMs have a long cultural history, but today consumers need to be...

2012-03-28 10:51:40

Herbal preparations of thyme could be more effective at treating skin acne than prescription creams, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. Further clinical testing could lead to an effective, gentler treatment for the skin condition. Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University tested the effect of thyme, marigold and myrrh tinctures on Propionibacterium acnes — the bacterium that causes acne by infecting...

2012-03-23 23:01:39

State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) has recently published a patent of herbal formula for treating prostatitis. New herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill invented by Chinese herbalist Li Xiaoping proven to be extremely effective against chronic prostatitis. (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) has recently published a patent of herbal formula for treating prostatitis. New herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory...


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Phytotherapy Research
2012-05-01 10:17:25

Phytotherapy Research is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original research papers, short communications, reviews, and letters on medicinal plant research. Topics include pharmacology, toxicology, and the clinical applications of herbs and natural products in medicine, from case histories to clinical trials, including studies of herb-drug interactions and other aspects of the safety of herbal medicines. Short communications dealing with the pharmacology and screening...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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