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October 2017

Rosehip supplement fights off post-partum UTIs

Researchers in Iran have discovered that a supplement of rosehip powder is an effective way to reduce the rate of urinary tract infections after caesarean surgery.

30 October, 2017

Triclosan accumulates in old toothbrushes

Triclosan, a toxic antibacterial with hormone-disrupting potential, builds-up in toothbrush bristles and other soft parts, and is readily released during brushing.

27 October, 2017

A better way to wash pesticides off your apples

Washing apples with a simple solution of water and baking soda is the best way to get rid of surface pesticide residues.

26 October, 2017

Natural therapies a popular choice in Europe

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has become more popular and accepted in Europe, according to a large new study.

24 October, 2017

Stretch or sweat – which is better for the heart?

Combining yoga and aerobic exercise may be the best way to lower blood pressure, total cholesterol, weight and other symptoms in heart disease patients.

23 October, 2017

Orange essential oil keeps mosquitoes away

Natural essential oils extracted from the peel of oranges could be an effective and eco-friendly alternative way to deter mosquitoes.

18 October, 2017

Mediterranean diet reduces acid reflux medication use

New research suggests that a plant-based, Mediterranean-style diet could be as effective as common medications for reducing acid reflux.

18 October, 2017

Broccoli compounds could aid leaky gut

Compounds naturally present in broccoli could help protect the gut from environmental and other toxins that can cause leaky gut, according to a new study.

16 October, 2017

Breast cancer linked to bacterial imbalance

A new study shows that healthy breast tissue contains more of a ‘good’ bacteria called Methylobacterium, suggesting treatments such as probiotics could be a future prevention strategy.

12 October, 2017

Pycnogenol acts directly on painful joints

A natural extract from French Maritime Pine bark exerts its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effect on joints by being directly absorbed into the synovial fluid, new research shows.

12 October, 2017