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Fenugreek Eases Menopause

An extract of fenugreek husk sharply slashed the incidence of hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, headaches and mood swings in menopausal Indian women.

Patient Pets

An Ontario hospital allows patients’ cats and dogs, once thoroughly scrubbed, to visit them for an hour each week.

Diabetics Improve Using Sesame and Rice Bran Oils

Diabetic patients that replaced their cooking oil with a blend of cold-pressed sesame oil and rice bran oil had lower blood glucose levels than patients taking the pharmaceutical glynase.

Astaxanthin Aids Muscle Recovery

Serbian soccer players who took astaxanthin daily for three months recovered more quickly from muscle exertion and had lower rates of inflammation than a control group.

Medicinal Mushroom Heals HPV

A six-month treatment with a mushroom extract called AHCC healed eight of 10 women with human papillomavirus, a common sexually-transmitted disease.

The Missing Link: Inflammation and Depression in Women

Researchers have found that treating inflammation in depression patients helped decrease their symptoms.

Magnolia Bark Knocks Out Head and Neck Cancer Cells

In laboratory experiments, honokiol, a magnolia bark extract, halted the grown of cancer cells of the mouth, larynx, tongue and pharynx.

Probiotics Reduce Aggressively Negative Thoughts

A seven-species probiotic taken by healthy Dutch subjects for four weeks noticeably reduced attitudes of aggression, hopelessness and rumination.

Losing Pancreatic Fat Reverses Diabetes

After gastric band surgery and adopting a healthier diet, obese patients lost weight; but they also lost 0.6 grams of pancreatic fat and began producing normal amounts of insulin.

Ingrown Nails Linked to Over-Trimming

When nails are trimmed too closely—especially on big toes and thumbs—the risk of having ingrown or abnormally shaped nails increases.
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