Complementary cancer therapies 'do more harm than good'
Garlic and ginger pills can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads, expert says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attention Vegetable Haters: It Could Be In Your Genes
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a “super-taster:” a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently. Unfortunately, being a super-taster doesn’t make everything taste better. In fact, it can do the opposite. Super-tasters are extremely sensitive to bitterness, a common characteristic of many dark green, leafy veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, to name a few. “The person who has that genetic propensity gets more of the sul...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Source Type: news

Garlic can protect against heart tissue damage caused by reoxygenation
(Natural News) Garlic has been used for medicine since ancient times. Hippocrates, dubbed the “father of Western medicine,” was said to have prescribed garlic to his patients to address a variety of conditions. Today, garlic is known not only for its pungent flavor but also for its medicinal properties, which include anti-hypertensive, cholesterol-lowering (anti-hyperlipidemic), antioxidant, and anticancer, among... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Onions and Garlic May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Title: Onions and Garlic May Reduce Breast Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Eat these 15 foods to boost your kidney health
(Natural News) The kidneys are small, bean-shaped organs that serve the body in many ways. To improve your kidney health, eat fresh fruits and vegetables like apples, cucumbers, and garlic. Your kidneys have several important functions: They help eliminate waste and excess water from the body They maintain salt and mineral balance They balance red... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Eating Garlic and Onions Protect Against Breast Cancer?
Previous studies have found evidence onion and garlic may help prevent prostate, lung, and gastric cancers, but there was previously no definite association found between these foods and breast cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 26, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Eating onions and garlic every day 'reduces a woman's risk of breast cancer by 67%'
Scientists from the University of Buffalo found Puerto Rican women who ate more than one serving of the onion- and garlic-based condiment sofrito a day were less likely to develop breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Onions and garlic may protect against breast cancer
The first population-based study of its kind examines the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Study finds onion and garlic consumption may reduce breast cancer risk
Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that's a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for reducing the risk of breast cancer. That's according to the findings of a study led by University at Buffalo and University of Puerto Rico researchers. It's the first population-based study to examine the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Roasted potatoes with garlic and herbs
Potatoes are a good source of potassium and vitamins C and B-6. The skins also provide fiber. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Munching on onions and garlic can reduce colorectal cancer risk, according to study
(Natural News) Allium vegetables, along with cruciferous vegetables, are known for their cancer-fighting abilities. Commonly used alliums in the kitchen include garlic, onions, leeks, spring onions, shallots, and chives. Due to their powerful biological activities, scientists continue to study these vegetables in the hopes of getting a better understanding of how they work. In a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

H. Pylori Treatment May Reduce Gastric Cancer Incidence, Death
THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- Helicobacter pylori treatment, vitamin supplementation, and garlic supplementation are associated with a reduced risk for gastric cancer mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 11 in The BMJ. Wen-Qing Li,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China's First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 6, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

A Tasty, Good-for-You Treat: Roasted Garlic
THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 -- Few ingredients span the range of international cuisines as much as garlic. Garlic has a rich and interesting history as both a flavoring and a medicinal food. The bulb of a plant in the allium family (along with onions... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Spicy Korean dish kimchi 'could be cure for baldness' after scientists say it may reverse hair loss
Research shows a kimchi drink sold in South Korea helps thicken existing hairs and in some cases new hairs grew within weeks. The dish consists of cabbage, onions, garlic, fish sauce and spices. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get to Know Luscious Leeks
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 -- Leeks may look like scallions grown out of control, but they can add subtle flavor to many dishes, from soup to sides. Leeks are part of the onion and garlic family and are a good source of nutrients, including... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Two Mass Shootings in Less than 24 Hours Shock U.S.
Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio claimed at least 29 lives in less than 24 hours and left scores of people wounded, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence. In the Texas border city of El Paso, a gunman opened fire Saturday morning in a shopping area packed with thousands of people during the busy back-to-school season. The attack killed 20 and wounded more than two dozen, many of them critically. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area, killing nine and injuring at least 26 people. The...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents AP News Tag Source Type: news

El Paso Shooting: At Least 15 Dead; Several Injured
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — At least 15 people were killed in a shooting Saturday in a busy shopping area in the Texas border town of El Paso, and a 21-year-old man was taken into custody, law enforcement officials said. Two law enforcement officials identified the gunman as Patrick Crusius of the Dallas area. One of the officials told The Associated Press that at least 15 people were killed. The officials were not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation publicly, and both spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity. Hospital officials said another 23 people were injured and being treated. Most of the victims were sho...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter AP News Tag Source Type: news

California Festival Shooting Prompts Review of Event Emergency Plans
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Event organizers should review their emergency plans after the deadly shooting at a California food festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements as the peak of summer and fair season brings open-air environments that are notoriously difficult to secure, law enforcement experts said. The weekend shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival left three dead — including two children — and a dozen wounded at the famous three-day event that attracts more than 100,000 people annually to the agricultural community in Northern California . The festival included a perimeter fence, me...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 30, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Garlic festival shooting took place in another "gun-free zone," could have been stopped by citizens, but they were all disarmed
(Natural News) The question must be asked: How many more Americans are going to have to die before citizens, en masse, begin demanding that our elected officials stop ignoring our constitutional right to keep and bear arms? Or legislating against it? The question is appropriate given that another shooting occurred over the weekend at a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15 Wounded, Three Dead, in Shooting at California Festival
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — A gunman cut through a fence to avoid security and opened fire at Northern California's popular Gilroy Garlic Festival, killing three and wounding at least 15 before police fatally shot him as terrified people and performers ran for cover. Photos: Gilroy Festival Shooting Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said the gunman was armed with a rifle and sneaked in through a fence that borders a parking lot next to a creek. He appeared to randomly target people when he opened fire just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the conclusion of the three-day festival that attracts more than 100,000 people to the city kno...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents AP News Tag Source Type: news

Effective natural remedy for skin conditions: Warts and corns are no match for garlic
(Natural News) Warts and corns are two of the most common dermatological conditions that plague the skin. Warts are caused by infection of a certain virus while corns are the products of repetitive actions that cause too much pressure and friction. In a study published in the International Journal of Dermatology, researchers from Shiraz University of Medical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic found to remove lead from the body better than a common chelator drug
(Natural News) Garlic is a common cooking ingredient, famous around the world for its pungent flavor. Used for seasoning food and as a condiment, garlic is also known for its health benefits. In ancient times, garlic was used mainly for its medicinal properties. Garlic can help prevent heart disease, control cholesterol and blood pressure, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 Reasons to eat more onions
(Natural News) Onions are a staple ingredient in the kitchen. These superfoods belong to the Allium family of flowering plants, and are cousin to another kitchen staple – garlic. Onions are rich in powerful sulfur-containing compounds responsible for their pungent smell, as well as their health benefits. Whether it’s white, yellow, red or purple, and green... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protect your colon with food: Garlic and onions reduce risk of colorectal cancer
(Natural News) Garlic and onions are commonly used to flavor food – but they offer far more benefits than that. A recent study suggests that garlic, onions, and other Allium vegetables – leeks, chives, shallots – may prevent colorectal cancer. Bioactive compounds in Allium vegetables were previously reported to prevent breast cancer and prostate cancer.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A guide to growing, harvesting, and storing garlic
(Natural News) Garlic is one of the best crops you can grow on your own because it is easy to cultivate. It is also not prone to pest infestation because of its pungent smell. Additionally, garlic has many uses in cooking and in medicine. Here is a guide to growing, harvesting, and storing garlic. (h/t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking aged garlic daily reduces your risk of cancer, researchers find
(Natural News) Daily consumption of food supplements with anticancer potential has become a way to prevent and manage cancer. Aged garlic is one of the superfoods known to fight cancer. A review of studies published in the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines confirmed that aged garlic can be used as a promising daily food supplement... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cooking vegetables: healthier with extra virgin olive oil
(University of Barcelona) Cooking vegetables in the sofrito (saut é ) with extra virgin olive oil favours the absorption and release of bioactive compounds of its traditional ingredients (garlic, onion and tomato), according to the study published in the journal Molecules about the role of gastronomy in the health-improving effects of the Mediterranean Diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 13, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Compound from aged garlic demonstrates anti-cancer activity
(Natural News) Researchers from Fujian Normal University, Shenzhen Third People’s Hospital, and The University of Hong Kong looked at the anti-cancer activity of a compound in aged garlic called S-allylmercaptocysteine (SAMC) in a review of studies. They published their findings in the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines. Daily consumption of food supplements with anti-cancer potential... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and minerals may think that pale foods like onions and garlic don’t offer many nutrients. But although they may not look like nutritional powerhouses, experts say they are. Onions of all colors (including white) are good sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and folate, while garlic is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, copper and ma...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

What ’s the Best Way to Get Rid of a Bad Aftertaste?
Ordering a dish loaded with garlic or onions can be a commitment. The flavors can linger on the tongue long after a meal is over, no matter how many breath mints you pop. But what actually causes a bad aftertaste — and is there any way to get rid of it? Cordelia Running, director of the Saliva, Perception, Ingestion and Tongues (SPIT) lab at Purdue University, says that aftertastes are generally caused by “little bits of the actual flavor stimuli that might hang around”: physical remnants of food that get caught in the mouth, for example, or molecules that remain in the saliva or mucus. Potent foods, suc...
Source: TIME: Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Check your spice rack for these 10 gut-healthy spices
(Natural News) Certain foods, like apples and yogurt, can improve your digestion. But aside from these beneficial foods, some spices like cardamom and garlic can relieve digestive problems. Boost your digestive health with spices Several studies have determined that various many spices stimulate the liver, which helps the organ secrete bile with a higher percentage of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Gynaes Warn Women Against Using Garlic On Infections
[Nairobi News] Top gynaecologists in the country have warned women against using garlic for yeast infections, citing risk for further infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Do not put garlic in your vagina for yeast infections, gynaecologist urges women
Dr Jen Gunter, based in California, said there is no evidence to support the home remedy for yeast infections. It could lead to the growth of toxic bacteria which can be life-threatening. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating raw garlic could help keep your memory sharp in old age
Scientists at the University of Louisville found that when they fed 'older' mice a raw garlic compound, their gut health, short- and long-term memories improved, suggesting it could help older humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hold The Garlic: A Manhattan Startup Delivers Gut-Friendly Meals To The Digestively Challenged
Manhattan-based Epicured prepares and delivers chef prepared meals that follow the low-FODMAP diet for people with digestive disorders. The food-as-medicine startup counts Mount Sinai Health System among its investors and strategic partners. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin D. Schatz, Contributor Source Type: news

Cooking with the "stinking rose": The 7 health benefits of garlic
(Natural News) Because of its bud-like appearance yet pungent smell, garlic gained the nickname “stinking rose.” This bulb is not only a staple in cooking, it is also revered for its medicinal properties. Here are seven evidence-based health benefits that garlic offers: Garlic slashes your risk of heart attack and stroke by half Eating garlic is good for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural cures for Lyme disease: Essential oils from garlic and other herbs
(Natural News) Most people use essential oils as a mood booster or stress reliever. But according to a study, a potent mix of essential oils from various herbs and medicinal plants can help eliminate the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. The study, which was published in the journal Antibiotics, was conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aged garlic is incredibly good for your heart
(Natural News) The greatest bane of health and life in the United States can be prevented by consuming a common kitchen herb. Heart disease can be avoided by eating aged garlic, which contains natural compounds that support the healthy functions of the cardiovascular system. Aged garlic exerts a number of beneficial effects that benefit the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a cold or flu at home
Most people can treat colds and the flu with rest and home remedies, such as garlic, honey, and zinc. Learn more about home remedies for colds and the flu here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

What do garlic and white onion have in common? Both can lower blood pressure and prevent diabetes
(Natural News) Garlic and onions are commonly used as ingredients to add flavor to foods; they are also known for improving health as they contain many natural antioxidants, such as polyphenols. In a study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, garlic, white onion, and purple onion were proven to exhibit powerful antioxidant activities which are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Onions and garlic could protect against cancer
According to a recent study, eating more allium vegetables, such as garlic and onions, might reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Consuming garlic and onions may lower colorectal cancer risk
(Wiley) Consumption of allium vegetables -- which include garlic, leeks, and onions -- was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in China. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Eat lots of onions, leeks and garlic to slash your chance of getting deadly bowel cancer
Eating 35lb of allium vegetables a year could reduce your bowel cancer risk, a study claims. It found that people that ate the most had a 79 per cent reduced risk of the cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burns due to application of raw garlic to the feet as a home remedy for fever - Strickler L, Harjo T.
We present an illustrative case of unintentional burns to the feet of a 15-month-old child following the application of raw garlic as a home remedy for fever. We provide an overview of the historical medicinal uses of garlic as well as its unintended adver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fascinating study finds that men who eat 4 cloves of garlic per day smell more attractive to women
(Natural News) While eating garlic can make your breath smell bad, it apparently can make you more appealing — if you’re a man, that is. A 2015 study published in Appetite Journal concluded that garlic may make men smell more attractive to women by altering their body odor. “Certainly, breath odor plays a crucial role in most... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic chemical burn: 2 unique pediatric cases involving whole garlic and wart treatment - Schimmel J, Camarena-Michel A, Hoyte C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The top 10 immune system KILLERS of all time
(Natural News) Most health-conscious consumers know about all kinds of foods, herbs, and supplements that boost the immune system naturally. From Vitamins D, C, and B12, to turmeric and garlic, and from probiotic-rich foods to medicinal mushrooms, you don’t have to break your wallet or empty your purse just to give your immune system that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a link between garlic and HIV?
Garlic does have antiviral properties, but can it help people with HIV? In this article, we look at the research, including whether or not it interacts with HIV medications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV and AIDS Source Type: news

Scientists find GARLIC may treat lingering Lyme disease
(Natural News) Lyme disease can be difficult to treat. If caught early, a round of antibiotics can clear up the infection and resolve symptoms, but that isn’t always the case. Roughly 10 to 20 percent of sufferers go on to experience ongoing symptoms like joint pain and fatigue. Known as persistent Lyme infection, it can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news