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2012-10-11 04:01:30

Recent studies prove turmeric reduces tryiglicerdies, chronic inflammation while proving antioxidant support improving cardiovascular health Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Benefit6 Whole Body Protection by I Do Strive, LLC is the first product to focus on six key areas of health to provide consumers with the most comprehensive whole body protection supplement including reducing chronic inflammation. Research from Penn State finds the spice turmeric does the heart good by...

2012-07-17 23:00:17

Even the smallest foods can help boost health and wellness. Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a weight-loss expert in orange county, offers a number of healthy spices to ease the road towards weight-loss goals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 With a great influx of diets on the market stating that they are the fastest and easiest way to lose weight, Orange County LAP-BAND surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian does not believe in quick fixes. “There is no easy fix. The key to sustainable weight loss,...

2012-07-13 23:00:49

Recent studies add to the mounting evidence turmeric may provide anti-inflammatory as well as heart health benefits. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has been used for over 4000 years to treat a variety of health conditions. Diabetes Support Supplements contains pure turmeric and new research from Penn State and Chiang Mai University of Thailand finds the spice may do the heart good by lowering triglyceride and insulin levels and by providing...

2012-05-25 23:01:44

Recent studies add to the mounting evidence turmeric may provide anti-inflammatory as well as heart health benefits Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 Diabetes Support Supplements contains pure turmeric and new research from Penn State and Chiang Mai University of Thailand finds the spice may do the heart good by lowering triglyceride and insulin levels and by providing cardiovascular protection post by-pass surgery. The Penn State study looked at certain cardiac markers and how...

Trials Will Test Curry’s Effect On Bowel Cancer Patients
2012-05-08 08:28:05

A new study from the United Kingdom is putting curry to the test, picking it apart to see if an extract of the spice plays a significant role in the treatment of patients with advanced bowel cancer. Scientists from the Experimental Cancer Medicine Center (ECMC) at the University of Leicester plan to study whether pills containing curcumin, a compound found in the yellow curry spice turmeric, can be safely added to the standard treatment for bowel cancer. According to Cancer Research UK,...

2012-03-20 23:42:19

Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, is proving effective at preventing clumping of a protein involved in Parkinson´s disease, says a Michigan State University researcher. A team of researchers led by Basir Ahmad, an MSU postdoctoral researcher, demonstrated earlier this year that slow-wriggling alpha-synuclein proteins are the cause of clumping, or aggregation, which is the first step of diseases such as Parkinson´s. A new study led by Ahmad, which appears in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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