Herbal Remedies

Obesity ‘linked to cancer rise’

Rising levels of #obesity and unhealthy weights could be #linked to 670,000 extra cases of #cancer in the next 20 years, a UK report predicts. If current trends continue, experts say, almost three in four adults could be overweight or obese by 2035, bringing a host of health issues. The ...

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Can exercise keep prostate cancer at bay?

UK researchers are carrying out a trial to see if #exercise therapy can help men with #prostate #cancer. The Sheffield Hallam University team, backed by Cancer Research UK, have a hunch that physical activity can help the body stop tumours from spreading. They are asking 50 men with prostate cancer ...

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Chinese herbal medicine may decrease mortality risk for chronic HBV

#Chinese #herbal medications improved all-cause #mortality among Taiwanese patients with #chronic hepatitis B virus infection, according to published findings. “Traditional Chinese medicines have been used in China for more than [2,000] years and are being used increasingly worldwide. Chinese herbal medicines [are] still used extensively for the treatment [of hepatitis ...

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Pereskia bleo: A prickly source of antioxidants

Compounds in cacti Oxidation can lead to the production of unstable molecules called free radicals, which initiate chain reactions that can damage or even kill cells. #Antioxidants can therefore have highly beneficial effects.Antioxidants, as their name suggests, inhibit oxidation reactions. Oxidation can lead to the production of unstable molecules called ...

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