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Monsanto’s call for GM foods to be labeled

GM Watch NOTE: Who could disagree with Monsanto when it tells us: “You have the right to know what you eat” and “We believe that products that come from biotechnology… should to be labeled.” And afterall, if Monsanto is genuinely … Continue reading

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Effect of hawthorn standardized extract on flow mediated dilation in prehypertensive and mildly hypertensive adults: a randomized, controlled cross-over trial

Asher et al. BMC Abstract (provisional) Background Hawthorn extract has been used for cardiovascular diseases for centuries. Recent trials have demonstrated its efficacy for the treatment of heart failure, and the results of several small trials suggest it may lower … Continue reading

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Effect of aqueous extract of Arctium lappa L. (burdock) roots on the sexual behavior of male rats

Source: BMC Arctium lappa L. root has traditionally been recommended as an aphrodisiac agent. It is used to treat impotence and sterility in China, and Native Americans included the root in herbal preparations for women in labor. However, its use … Continue reading

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13 Foods that Fight Pain

Source: DrAkilah While many foods taste great, they are also powerful healers in a vibrant multicolor disguise. The best healing remedies also taste fabulous (I can’t say that about any prescription medications). Plus, foods won’t cause the nasty common side … Continue reading

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Aloe extract may ease constipation

New research shows that a species of aloe can help treat constipation. In tests on rats, scientists compared the effects of combat constipation bitter Aloe to senokot (a standard laxative drug). The results revealed that bitter aloe is similar to … Continue reading

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