|Research Notes on
Benefits and Side Effects of Herbs, Food Supplements and Drug Products, Health Issues 2014
|November 11, 2014
Updated article - Persimmons
June 15, 2014
Happy Father's Day. Sovaldi developed by Gilead has been
launched into market a while ago. Its active ingredient is
sofosbuvir. Sofosbuvir is a drug used to treat hepatitis C
infection. In combination with other therapies, Sofosbuvir can
effectively cure hepatitis in high percentages of patients.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014
Obesity is the number one nutritional disease seen in pets
currently and studies have shown that being overweight or
obese can shorten a dog or cat's life span by as much as two
years. [petMD, Mar 14, 2014]
October 10, 2013
Many neurodegenerative diseases involve the production of
faulty or "misfolded" proteins. The misfolded proteins linger and
the brain cells shut down protein production for so long that they
eventually starve themselves to death. This process, repeated in
neurons throughout the brain, can destroy movement or memory
or even kill, depending on the disease. Prof Roger Morris, from
King's College London used a compound which halted
neurodegeneration. [BBC News, October 10, 2013]
September 21, 2013
These days, I have been reviewing scientific articles on yoga.
What health benefits are actually associated with yoga? I found
there are lots of potential health benefits associated with yoga.
Click here: YOGA.
September 15, 2013
According to a recent news, 86 percent of the holy water,
commonly used in baptism ceremonies and to wet congregants'
lips, was infected with common bacteria found in fecal matter
such as E. coli, enterococci and Campylobacter, which can lead
to conditions such as diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and
fever. Nitrates were also found in the water, intake of nitrates
over the maximum contaminant level could cause serious illness.
[Liz Fields, Good Morning America, Sat, Sept 14, 2013.]
August 31, 2013
Depression - Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as
Tylenol - Caps on bottles of the popular pain reliever Tylenol
that are sold in the United States will soon come with warnings
alerting consumers to the potential for liver failure and even
death. WebMD - Aug 30, 2013