Latest Yeast Stories

2008-09-13 03:00:10

By Anonymous Pack your kids' lunches with healthful snacks, smooth your kisser with organic lip balms, and get your greens with a new supplement powder Kick the habit and cleanse your body with ReNew Life Smokers' Cleanse. This three-part formula is designed not only to support lung detoxification and healthy bronchial function, but also to temporarily ease the desire to smoke. Nutrients and botanicals such as malabar nut tree leaf extract, mullein leaf, and wasabi extract help cleanse the...

2008-03-11 09:00:12

SAN BRUNO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After undergoing intensive voluntary testing, Florastor(R), the world's top-selling probiotic supplement, has been named to the list of Approved Quality products on ConsumerLab.com, the leading provider of independent test results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals evaluate health, wellness and nutrition products. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080311/NYTU032 ) "We are thrilled that Florastor has been...

2007-08-31 09:05:00

By William Brand BERKELEY -- Flies love Samuel Adams Winter Lager. That may not seem too surprising -- after all, it's great beer. But for a team of University of California, Berkeley researchers, the news was astounding and has led to a serious scientific breakthrough. It wasn't exactly the beer, it was the carbon dioxide in the beer that drives fruit flies wild. The flies, the Berkeley scientists have discovered, have special taste receptors that are sensitive to carbon dioxide -- the...

2005-10-27 14:16:41

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer from frequent vaginal yeast infections show biochemical signs of being under chronic stress, a Swedish study has found. Dr. Sophia M. Ehrstrom, of the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, and colleagues, reporting in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, note that the problem of recurrent yeast infections is on the rise. To investigate any link to stress, the researchers studied 35 women who experienced at least four yeast...

2005-08-08 17:54:21

Chemotherapy and organ transplantation not only take a huge toll on patients, but they can compromise the immune system and leave patients vulnerable to infections from microbes such as pathogenic fungi--the fastest-growing cause of hospital-acquired infections. Now researchers from Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research have discovered one possible reason why these fungal microbes are such a scourge. According to the research appearing in the August 7 online edition of the journal...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.