The flax wilt agent has been sequenced
(St. Petersburg State University) Fusarium wilt is a nasty but common disease affecting economically important crops such as banana, cotton, flax, canola, melons, onions, potato and tomato. The release of the complete genome sequence is a milestone in comparative genomics studies of fungal parasites; it contributes to the global efforts aimed at elimination of plant disease outbreaks by aiding in engineering of new resistant crops varieties. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The flax wilt agent has been sequenced
(Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) Researchers teamed up to sequence and assemble genome of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lini, a highly destructive fungal parasite infecting flax. The results of the study were published in the Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

This is what 59 looks like
Part-time model Carol May, 59, who lives in Liverpool, reveals that Flaxseed Oil and not sunbathing help to maintain her youthful appearance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Add fiber-rich chia and flax to your diet and boost your heart health
(Natural News) Making changes to your dietary habits is one way to boost your overall well-being. According to health experts, incorporating chia seeds and flaxseeds into your diet can help improve your heart health. Lower heart disease risk with these superfoods Adding seeds like chia and flax to your diet is one way to protect your heart... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: India ’ s Harvests also Locked Down
Agricultural markets or mandis have few buyers due to the coronavirus lockdown across India. Credit: Neeta Lal/IPSBy Neeta LalNEW DELHI, Apr 24 2020 (IPS) Heartbreaking images of Indian farmers standing amidst swathes of rotting vegetables, fruits and grain have been flooding newspapers and TV screens lately. Crashing prices and transport bottlenecks due to the 40-day coronavirus lockdown in India, on till May 3, have driven some to set their unsold produce ablaze.    As a nationwide lockdown has confined a record 1.3 billion Indians to their homes since Mar. 24, one of the hardest hit communities has been that o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Neeta Lal Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCF Source Type: news

Public Health Alert Concerning Nopalina Flax Seed Powder and Nopalina Flax Seed Capsules and Salmonella Contamination
The FDA advises consumers to stop using Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (capsules) identified by certain lot numbers due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - January 27, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

AHA News: Could Fish Oil Fight Inflammation?
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Plentiful in foods like fish and flaxseed, omega-3 fatty acids have long been linked with cardiovascular health, and new research is looking at the biology behind how it might work. A... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fantastic flax: Add flaxseeds to your diet to reduce hypertension naturally
(Natural News) Flaxseeds have been prized for the many health benefits they offer. Adding four tablespoons of flaxseeds every day to one’s diet is good for the heart, especially in people with cardiovascular disease. A study published in the journal Hypertension found that that dietary flaxseed may be used as a potential therapeutic intervention in people with a chronic,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When chemotherapy fails, science turns to…flaxseeds?
(Natural News) Chemotherapy remains a popular treatment for cancer patients, but that’s mostly due to its profit potential and a lack of alternatives rather than its efficacy. In fact, as far as treatments go, it leaves a lot to be desired, ravaging patients’ bodies without providing meaningful progress in many cases. Now, researchers are looking... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When chemotherapy fails, science turns to… flaxseeds?
(Natural News) Chemotherapy remains a popular treatment for cancer patients, but that’s mostly due to its profit potential and a lack of alternatives rather than its efficacy. In fact, as far as treatments go, it leaves a lot to be desired, ravaging patients’ bodies without providing meaningful progress in many cases. Now, researchers are looking... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flaxseeds are more effective at preventing and treating breast cancer than mainstream medicine
(Natural News) Mainstream oncology is at a precipice. On average, there are 4,800 new cancer diagnoses occurring each day. The lifetime probability of being diagnosed with cancer is now 37.7% for women and 39.3% for men. While the death rate from cancer is slightly falling, these figures can be skewed by the millions of false... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Barley, flaxseed and rice bran: Why they're good sources of nutraceuticals
(Natural News) Nutraceuticals have long been the focus of scientific studies and the subject of debate. They are often considered to be more food than medicine. On the other hand, these naturally occurring substances have nutritional and medicinal properties that can help in the prevention and treatment of various diseases. Researchers from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists warn too much of 'superfood' porridge topping flaxseed 'could cause cyanide poisoning' 
Flaxseed contains a naturally occurring compound that can produce cyanide gas as it degrades. Adults could end up ill if they consume just three teaspoons of it in one sitting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables
Porridge, loaves and sauces Egyptians and Romans consumed have become today ’s cookbook crazeDuringa 1954 BBC documentary about Tollund Man, the mysterious body of a hanged man discovered in a peat bog in Denmark, the noted archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheeler ate a reconstruction of the 2,000-year-old ’s last meal. After tasting the porridge of barley, linseed and mustard seeds, he dabbed at his moustache and declared the mystery was solved: Tollund Man had killed himself rather than eat another spoonful.Food reconstruction has come a long way since then. Last week Seamus Blackley, a scientist more famous for cr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 11, 2019 Category: Science Authors: James Tapper Tags: Archaeology Food Roman Britain World news Bread UK news Beer Microbiology Science Source Type: news

AHA News: Know the Flax: A Little Seed May Be What Your Diet Needs
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Adding seeds to your diet can be an easy way to shore up your defenses against heart risks without adding too much work to meal prep. Many types of seeds can be valuable as part of a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Flaxseeds can help you lose weight: Here's how
(Natural News) Flaxseed is a popular superfood because it’s fiber-rich and can help improve your cholesterol levels. According to the results of an animal study, flaxseed can also be used to promote weight loss naturally. The study was published in the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism. It was a collaboration between researchers from the University of Copenhagen... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seafood Offers Vital Nutrient for Expectant Moms and Babies
MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- Omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods including fatty fish and flaxseed, may be best known for their link to heart health, but they're also vital for pregnant women and their babies. These important nutrients have been linked... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Flaxseeds can help you lose weight and improve your gut health
(Natural News) Flaxseed are one of nature’s many superfoods. Like other nuts and seeds, flax is loaded with vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and phytonutrients. It’s not a secret that flax is good for you, but science continues to find new ways to harness the powerful healing benefits of this “super seed.” New research shows that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flaxseed: An alternative to HRT for reducing menopause symptoms
(Natural News) Menopausal symptoms can be very unpleasant, and many women end up undergoing hormone replacement therapy to find some relief. Now, however, researchers have found a very attractive and far safer alternative in the form of flax seed. Women of menopausal age face all sorts of symptoms, which are collectively referred to as menopausal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can flaxseeds improve your gut health and help you lose weight?
(Natural News) Nutrition experts often suggest eating more fiber for improving overall health, and one of the most popular sources of fiber is flaxseed. In a study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers found that flaxseed fiber can improve gut health and prevent obesity. In the study, a team of researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thermal stability, fire performance, and mechanical properties of natural fibre fabric-reinforced polymer composites with different fire retardants - Bachtiar EV, Kurkowiak K, Yan L, Kasal B, Kolb T.
In this study, ammonium polyphosphate (APP) and aluminum hydroxide (ALH) with different mass contents were used as fire retardants (FRs) on plant-based natural flax fabric-reinforced polymer (FFRP) composites. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), limited oxyg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Flaxseed: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Nearly 1 in every 3 American adults has high levels of lipoprotein?cholesterol, also known as "LDL" or "bad cholesterol."?Lifestyle changes can lower your bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. One way is by adding a daily dose of a tiny seed to your diet. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 19, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Grind them: Get the most benefit from flaxseeds by taking this extra step
(Natural News) Flaxseeds are a superfood with several science-backed health benefits. Full of nutrients, flaxseeds can help lower your cancer risk. But did you know that it’s better to consume ground instead of whole flaxseeds? Flaxseeds are one of the oldest crops. There are two types – brown and golden flaxseed – but both are equally... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Flaxseed fiber could help reduce obesity
In a new study of mice, researchers found the mechanism through which flaxseed-derived fiber can improve health and, more specifically, prevent obesity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Flaxseed fiber ferments in gut to improve health, reduce obesity
(American Physiological Society) Research in mice suggests that fermentation of flaxseed fibers in the gut changes the microbiota to improve metabolic health and protect against diet-induced obesity. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology -- Endocrinology and Metabolism, was chosen as an APSselect article for February. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Temple researchers show synthetic flaxseed derivative helps heart function in septic mice
(Temple University Health System) Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that develops in response to infection. One of its major complications is cardiovascular dysfunction. Now, in a new study published online in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University are the first to show that a novel synthetic compound derived from flaxseed can reverse this and improve heart function in mice with sepsis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?
Learn about the health benefits of flaxseed oil, such as improved skin and cholesterol, decreased inflammation, and a reduced risk of diabetes. We also cover the potential risks of flaxseed oil, as well as how to use it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Flaxseed is one of the world's most important medicinal foods
(Natural News) Flaxseed is the latest of many superfoods that can provide a bounty of nutritional value while improving your overall health. It is an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, lignans, dietary fiber, protein, and many other beneficial nutrients, making it one of the world’s most important medicinal foods. Flaxseed, also known as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Fish May Help Keep You Healthy Into Old Age, Study Says
Certain fats found in seafood may help keep you healthy for years to come, according to a new study published in the BMJ. Higher blood levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids — healthy fats found in foods such as fish, nuts, leafy greens and vegetable and flaxseed oils — were associated with a greater chance of healthy aging, according to the observational research. Omega-3s found in seafood seemed to have the strongest effect, says study co-author Heidi Lai, a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. “There had been studies that looked at the relationship...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Certain seeds, like chia and flax, tend to hog the nutritional spotlight. But the less-trendy sunflower seed has plenty of qualities worth highlighting. Here are the health benefits of sunflowers seeds, according to dietitians. Are sunflower seeds healthy? Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons (one to two thumb-sized portions.) They’re particularly high in healthy fat: A serving delivers 14 grams of fat with a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “The mono- and polyunsaturated fats in sunflower seed...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Flaxseed oil provides long-lasting pain relief in patients with knee osteoarthritis
(Natural News) Flaxseed is known for offering a host of nutritional benefits, and for being easily incorporated into an array of dishes. A good source of protein, fiber and fat, flax seeds are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals. These little seeds are chock full of omega-3 fatty acids, lignans, B vitamins, and more. But... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers look at ways to improve omega-3 levels in tilapia
(Natural News) According to a study, feeding fish flaxseed flour can boost their omega-3 fatty acid content. Research findings, which were published in Food Sci. Technol (Campinas), also showed that certain fish byproducts, which is often unused, can be processed via drying methods to improve food quality. Tilapia: food processing methods and its fatty acid content Data... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flax for burns: Study reveals oil from flaxseed reduces inflammation and speeds healing in burn wounds
(Natural News) The future of burn treatment may be in flaxseed oil, according to a study made by researchers from the Université des Frères Mentouri Constantine 1 in Algeria. The paper, titled “Evaluation of crude flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) oil in burn wound healing in New Zealand rabbits,” looked at the properties of the plant-based oil in treating... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best breakfast foods for health
Starting the day off right with a healthful breakfast is essential for curbing hunger and boosting metabolism. In this article, learn about the best foods to eat in the morning, including oatmeal, bananas, Greek yogurt, and flaxseed. We look at the evidence behind the health benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health
Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, and others, like avocado or coconut oil, are less familiar. Which oil is right for you? That depends largely on the type of cooking you’re doing. An oil’s smoke point, which is the point when oil starts burning and smoking, is one of the most important things to consider. If you heat oil past its smoke point, it not only harms the flavor, but many of the nutrients in the oil degrade—and the oil will release harmful compounds called free radicals. If ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Build a better, healthier burger by making beef patties with flaxseed and tomato paste
(Natural News) For better or worse, hamburgers are a ubiquitous feature of American cuisine. It’s in the menu of hole-in-the-wall diners, fast food chains, and even high-end restaurants. That said, it wouldn’t be called a hamburger if it doesn’t have a tender, juicy beef patty to give you that rich, meaty flavor that you can’t find... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Growing Bone and Cartilage Tissues for Humans from Flaxseed Like Particles
Researchers at Texas A&M University have explored a new class of clay nanoparticles that can direct stem cells to become bone or cartilage cells (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 16, 2018 Category: Disability Tags: Nanomedicine Source Type: news

Flaxseed-like particles can now grow bone, cartilage tissues for humans
(Texas A&M University) Human stem cells have shown potential in medicine as they can transform into various specialized cell types such as bone and cartilage cells. The current approach to obtain such specialized cells is to subject stem cells to specialized instructive protein molecules known as growth factors. However, use of growth factors in the human body can generate harmful effects including unwanted tissue growth, such as a tumor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Diabetes diet: Eat flaxseeds to control blood sugar and reduce heart disease risk
Flaxseeds reduce blood sugar and also help lower the risk of diabetes complications such as heart disease and strokes, making them a very important food for diabetics, both type 1 and type 2. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why everyone could use a bit more flax in their diet
(Natural News) Flax is a humble but powerful seed as shown through it’s relatively modest status in the health world, even though it has been heralded as a key component in the Budwig Diet and many other life-saving protocols. It’s a tough job to stand up to the new kids on the block like hemp seed, but flax... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Delicious and Gluten-Free Banana Bread
There is something magical and comforting about banana bread served lightly warm or toasted alongside your favorite latte. What I love about this recipe is its simplicity and the use of delicious ingredients that are good for you. On my website, I always discuss using high-quality ingredients in your meals. Cooking to me is about quality foods that are lovingly prepared in order to nourish your body. You’ll find my version of banana bread is a nice change from your typical store-bought and café-style banana breads that are generally high in refined white flour, sugar and unhealthy fats. I love using extra virg...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime meals Recipes Source Type: news

Healthy Ways to Cope with PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has a tremendous impact on a person’s life. The symptoms affect relationships, moods, and the ability to live a normal and effective life. When not dealt with properly, PTSD symptoms can lead to unhealthy ways of coping, such as drug or alcohol use. But when direct action is taken to improve things, a trauma survivor can put themselves in a position of power. And they can make healthy decisions to manage PTSD and improve their quality of life. Recovery Is a Process Knowing and understanding that recovery is a time-consuming process will help you feel more in control. It takes tim...
Source: Psych Central - March 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darren DeYoung Tags: Addictions Medications PTSD Self-Help Trauma Treatment anhedonia Coping Skills Personal Growth Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Quality Of Life Traumatic Experience Source Type: news

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Tags: Uncategorized Food Healthy Eating onetime Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Steel-Cut Oats and Chai Porridge
The cold weather inspires me to nourish myself with warm foods and there’s no better warm, comfort food than porridge. I love the creamy and chewy texture of steel-cut oats, slowly simmered with warming aromatics such as vanilla bean, cinnamon and ginger. You can also add other spices or fruits such as smashed banana or diced apple. When serving this porridge, it’s important to have an extra pot of steaming hot milk on the side, ready to pour over. I think serving with hot milk is probably the most important rule in porridge making as it allows all the flavours to come together in perfect balance. You can serv...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Source Type: news

Fish-Based Omega-3s Better Than Plant-Based For Prevention Of Breast Cancer
BOSTON (CBS) – Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women, but does the source of those good fats matter? Researchers at the University of Guelph, ON, Canada say, “Yes.” They looked at mice predisposed to develop an aggressive type of breast cancer and found that a diet rich in fish-based omega-3 fatty acids was eight times more effective at preventing breast tumor growth than a diet rich in plant-based omega-3s. Plant-based omega-3 fatty acids are found in soy, canola oil, walnuts, and flaxseed. Fish-based omega-3s are found in salmon, tuna, trout and oth...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Breast Cancer Health Healthwatch Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Omega-3 from Fish Better Than from Flax for Cancer Prevention
Study shows Omega-3s from fish pack a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils when it comes to cancer prevention (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 27, 2018 Category: Disability Tags: Fats and Oils Source Type: news

Choose Omega-3s from fish over flax for cancer prevention, study finds
(University of Guelph) Omega-3s from fish pack a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils when it comes to cancer prevention, according to a first-ever University of Guelph study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Herbal Supplements May Be Dangerous When You Take Certain Prescription Drugs
A number of common herbal supplements, including green tea and Ginkgo biloba, can interact with prescription medications, according to a new research review published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. These interactions can make drugs less effective—and may even be dangerous or deadly. Doctors know that herbs can affect medication regimens, wrote the researchers, from the South African Medical Research Council, in their new paper. But because people often don’t disclose to their healthcare providers what over-the-counter drugs and supplements they’re taking, it’s difficult for scienti...
Source: TIME: Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized are herbal supplements safe are supplements safe drug interactions drug side effects green tea healthytime herbal drugs medicine onetime supplement safety warfarin Source Type: news

'High-status' portrait of bearded woman bought by Wellcome Collection
Science and medical foundation identifies condition as rare congenital endocrine condition known as Ambras SyndromeOn 15 September 1657 the diarist John Evelyn had a conversation with an intelligent, cultured German woman, dressed in the height of fashion, who played beautifully to him on the harpsichord. She also had “a most prolix beard,& mustachios, with long locks of haire growing on the very middle of her nose, exactly like an Island Dog. ”TheWellcome Collection in Londonhas acquired a remarkable portrait painted a few years before their meeting, which shows Barbara van Beck exactly as Evelyn described...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: Art Science Art and design Wellcome Collection Culture UK news Source Type: news