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Combining St. John's Wort With Prescription Drugs May Be Lethal
2014-07-01 14:56:50

A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reports that St. John’s wort, which is the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, is possibly dangerous when combined with common prescription drugs.

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2010-02-08 10:24:12

A new study suggests that beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.