Health News

Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:25:27 AM
A method to create a faster and lower cost alternative for a gene therapy tool.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:09:45 AM
A recent study revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organized brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:14:10 AM
Adults taking hot yoga had lower blood pressure measurements after three months of classes, in a small study examining hot yoga's impact on blood pressure. Hot yoga is typically a vigorous workout practiced under hot and humid conditions. Study researchers say this is one of the first studies of hot yoga's benefits in lowering blood pressure and more research is needed to determine if the practice has true blood pressure lowering power.
Monday, August 26, 2019 3:27:07 AM
The findings should encourage doctors to better manage mental health in patients with breast cancer and spur care providers to consider alternative pain management such as physical therapy, massage and acupuncture, the researchers say.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:38:05 AM
A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.
Monday, August 12, 2019 6:49:32 AM
Hookah waterpipe use has grown in popularity in recent years -- 1 in 5 college students in the U.S. and Europe have tried it -- but the practice could be more dangerous than other forms of smoking, according to a first-of-its-kind study.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:30:17 AM
Extracts of the herb Withania coagulans, or Paneer dodi, are used in traditional Indian medicine. Although some healers claim that W. coagulans can help treat diabetes, the bitter-tasting plant hasn't been studied extensively by scientists. Now, researchers have found that herbal extracts packaged in polymers derived from natural substances can reduce blood glucose levels in diabetic mice.
Monday, July 22, 2019 5:25:11 AM
Herbs, including cilantro, have a long history of use as folk medicine anticonvulsants. Until now, many of the underlying mechanisms of how the herbs worked remained unknown. In a new study, researchers uncovered the molecular action that enables cilantro to effectively delay certain seizures common in epilepsy and other diseases.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:02:28 AM
Using the 'elevated plus maze' test with mice, researchers have shown that Matcha green tea can reduce anxiety. Their experiments revealed that Matcha's anxiolytic effects are due to the activation of dopamine D1 receptors and certain serotonin receptors. The researchers suggest that adding a little Matcha tea to your diet may improve your health.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:11:36 AM
The herb kratom is increasingly being used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction, but new research suggests that it is not safe to use as an herbal supplement.