Cities could play a key role in pollinator conservation
Given the pressures that pollinators face in agricultural land, cities could play an important role in conserving pollinators, according to a new study. The research, carried out by scientists at the Universities of Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and Reading in collaboration with Cardiff University and the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), has revealed that gardens and allotments are good for pollinators, and lavender and borage are important garden plants that pollinators use as food sources. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Cabot; Press Release Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms? This 28p supplement could help ease joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a common condition that usually causes pain and inflammation in the knee, hand and hip joints. Symptoms can be debilitating, and painkillers are usually prescribed as treatment. But some studies have also suggested supplements, like borage seed oil, could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroids do not reduce itching in patients with urticaria
Study finds oral steroids provide no additional relief above treatment with antihistamines Related items fromOnMedica Evening primrose and borage oils no good for eczema Perioral dermatitis Antibiotics not effective for treating infected eczema in children Uncertainty remains over effectiveness of steroids for sore throat (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 4, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Antibiotics not effective for treating infected eczema in children
Around four in ten eczema flare ups are currently treated with topical antibiotics Related items fromOnMedica Fast food linked to asthma, eczema and rhinitis in children Evening primrose and borage oils no good for eczema (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 14, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

In the kingdom of "tortelli" (ravioli-like pasta) plant poisoning is still a threat. A case report of near-fatal poisoning from Digitalis Purpurea accidentally confused with Borago Officinalis - Bonfanti L, Lippi G, Ciullo I, Robuschi F, Aloe R, Tarasconi S, Vassallo R, Cervellin G.
A 58 years healthy old woman was admitted to the Emergency Department (ED) with cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation (VF). Appropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), multiple DC shocks and oro-tracheal intubation (OTI) were effective to ind... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Drug for rheumatoid arthritis appears to have effect on severe eczema
The drug has already been shown to reverse two other skin conditions - vitiligo and alopecia areataRelated items from OnMedicaFast food linked to asthma, eczema and rhinitis in childrenEvening primrose and borage oils no good for eczema (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 21, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

No Benefit Found For Treating Eczema With Evening Primrose Oil
Research into the complementary therapies evening primrose oil and borage oil shows little, if any, benefit for people with eczema compared with placebo, according to a new systematic review. The authors, who published their review in The Cochrane Library, conclude that further studies on the therapies would be difficult to justify. Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is an itchy skin condition with no known cure... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Eczema: Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil Not HelpfulEczema: Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil Not Helpful
A new literature review has found that use of oral evening primrose oil or borage oil are not effective therapies for eczema when compared with placebo. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Really?: The Claim: Evening Primrose Oil Soothes Eczema
Evening primrose and borage oils are widely used remedies for eczema, but according to research, they provide no benefits over a placebo.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ANAHAD O'CONNOR Tags: Really? Eczema Alternative and Complementary Medicine Alternative Medicine Featured Source Type: news

Supplements For The Menopause
Supplements that are particularly useful for women going through the menopause can help protect against some of the dangers of oestrogen deficiency and help to relieve some of the more unpleasant symptoms. They include nutritional therapies, vitamins, essential fatty acids, minerals and amino acids. If you want to protect against osteoporosis have a look for the special formulations for bones that contain calcium and vitamin D together with other minerals. A good multivitamin supplement can also help to maintain healthy levels of all body nutrients to ensure that everything works as it should. Vitamin B6 has been recommend...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - June 16, 2008 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Health hormone replacement therapy menopause Source Type: news