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April 2016

People with asthma could benefit from yoga

A new evidence review suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in those with asthma.

28 April, 2016

‘Nutritionally active’ supplement could help fight heart disease

A combination of marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols could hold the key to reducing the risk of heart failure due to atherosclerosis.

28 April, 2016

Broccoli sprouts help prevent flu

A daily ‘shake’ of pureed broccoli sprouts could boost immunity and help keep the flu virus at bay, according to a new human study.

25 April, 2016

Rose essential oil reduces post-operative pain in children

Inhaling Damask rose essential oil at regular intervals can help very young children cope with pain immediately post-surgery and for several hours afterwards.

25 April, 2016

Plant flavonoid increases connections in the brain

A natural flavonoid, apigenin, has potential to treat diseases like schizophrenia, depression, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s say scientists.

21 April, 2016

Promising osteoporosis treatment from the agave plant

New research suggests that the agave plant is the source of a unique kind of soluble fibre that could help the body absorb more calcium

21 April, 2016

Want to live longer? Surround yourself with green

A new study shows that, for women, the more green vegetation there is near your home, the better it is for your health and longevity.

21 April, 2016

Green tea remedy speeds healing of cold sores

New research has shown that a preparation containing green tea could significantly speed up the healing of cold sores caused by the herpes virus.

19 April, 2016

Aloe vera improves glycaemic control in diabetics

A new analysis of the available literature shows that aloe vera can help with glucose control in both prediabetes and type-2 diabetes.

19 April, 2016

Fast food – with a side order of phthalates

If you live on a diet of fast foods you may be consuming more than you bargained for – specifically higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates, according to a new research.

14 April, 2016