Could Supply Chain Security Take U.S. Firms To Africa?
Authored by Ned Rauch-Mannino via RealClear Wire, Beginning in August, China will levy export controls on two critical minerals: gallium and geranium. These metals are essential to semiconductor technology and restricting access to them marks…#africa #nedrauchmannino #realclearwire #beijing #taiwanese #rwanda #senegal #nigeria #ghana #southafrica (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Least Toxic Ways to Protect Yourself from Ticks
When it comes to keeping away creatures that creep and crawl, the U.S. doesn’t mess around. More than 198 million Americans used insect repellent last year, a figure that is expected to top 200 million this year. Much of that is to ward off ticks, which are technically arachnids and carry more than a dozen diseases. But the repellents themselves can present concerns of their own with their pungent smells, occasional irritation, and labels full of mystifying chemicals most people have never heard of. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] With 2023 turning into one of the worst tick seasons in recent memory, pl...
Source: TIME: Health - June 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health Source Type: news
Wood ‘robot’ can plant seeds in remote places. Watch it drill into soil
After a forest fire, land managers can speed up vegetation’s recovery by reseeding the crisped land, often from planes or helicopters. But success is uncertain. Birds eat the seeds, or they might not germinate if the soil is too hard. Now, researchers have designed a lightweight wooden carrier that corkscrews the seeds securely into the ground, improving the odds for the landscape’s rehabilitation. Their work is inspired by the stork’s bill geranium, whose seeds pop out of their pods, fly through the air, and drill into the soil with their corkscrew-shaped tails. To make the humanmade version, the team first so...
Source: ScienceNOW - February 15, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news
Home Remedies: Rose geranium oil treatment for cancer patients
ROCHESTER Minn. -- Rose geranium oil may help to ease the symptoms of nasal vestibulitis, a common and painful nasal condition linked to cancer drug treatment, according to the results of a small observational study, published online in the journal?BMJ Supportive& Palliative Care. The findings build on anecdotal evidence for the use of rose [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 16, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Rose Geranium Oil Eases Chemo-Induced Nasal Pain Rose Geranium Oil Eases Chemo-Induced Nasal Pain
Rose geranium in sesame oil nasal spray improved patient-reported nasal symptoms associated with chemotherapy in this small, single-center study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
Rose geranium oil helps tackle unpleasant nasal side effect of chemo
Rose geranium oil may help tackle a painful nasal condition that is an unpleasant side effect of chemotherapy, suggest a new small-scale study from the US. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 31, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news
Rose geranium oil may ease common painful nasal symptoms linked to cancer treatment
(BMJ) Rose geranium oil may help to ease the symptoms of a common and painful nasal condition that is linked to cancer drug treatment, indicate the results of a small observational study, published online in the journal BMJ Supportive& Palliative Care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
Rose geranium oil may ease common painful nasal symptoms linked to cancer treatment
ROCHESTER Minn. ? Rose geranium oil may help to ease the symptoms of nasal vestibulitis, a common and painful nasal condition linked to cancer drug treatment, according to the results of a small observational study, published online in the journal?BMJ Supportive& Palliative Care. The findings build on anecdotal evidence for the use of rose [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Can you use essential oils for shingles?
Shingles results in a painful, itchy rash that can lead to blistering and permanent nerve damage. Medications can treat the condition, but many people also explore home remedies and alternative ways to alleviate symptoms. Here, learn which essential oils may help, including peppermint, thyme, and geranium oils. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news
Secretive spore shooter prized by gourmets
Wolsingham, Weardale We were about to give up when we spotted the first morel, its convoluted, toffee-coloured, cap not much larger than a golf ballEvery winter this gently sloping bank on the outside of a bend in the Wear is swept clean by flood water. When spring arrives buried plant life reasserts itself through layers of sandy silt deposited when the river has swirled through the alders.First the snowdrops spear through the surface. Last time we passed this way yellow star of Bethlehem flowers had appeared among emerging wild garlic leaves. On this day, less than a month later, the vegetation was a waist-high mosaic of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 4, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Phil Gates Tags: Fungi Spring Wild flowers Trees and forests Biology Environment UK news Science Food & drink Life and style Source Type: news
Beat winter cold by eating more sauerkraut, taking geranium tablets and thinking yourself fit
Fermented food encourages beneficial bacteria in the gut, which is a key defence against infection — in fact, around 70 per cent of immune cells are found in the gut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Nutrivitashop, A DBA of Naturecom Inc is Requesting the Voluntarily Recall of DMAA Net Weight 500g Due to the Presence of DMAA that may Pose Possible Health Risk
NutriVitaShop is a dba of Naturecom Inc. Lake Forest, CA is requesting the voluntary nationwide recall of its DMAA net weight 500g to include lot #20141102, 20150715, 20151022, 20160226, 20160701, 20161017 and 20150323 because there may be presence of DMAA. DMAA is also known as 1,3-dimethylamylamine, methylhexanamine, or geranium extract. DMAA is commonly used as a stimulant, pre-workout, and weight loss ingredient in dietary supplement products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 24, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news
The Common Cold and Complementary Health Approaches
Colds are a leading reason for visiting a doctor and for missing school or work. To prevent or treat colds some people turn to complementary health approaches such as herbs, vitamins, and minerals. This issue provides information on “what the science says” about some of these practices for the flu and for the common cold, including zinc, vitamin C, echinacea, probiotics, nasal saline irrigation, buckwheat honey, and geranium extract. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - October 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news
6 Yoga Experts Reveal Their Go-To Essential Oils
By: Shira Atkins We asked some of our favorite yoga teachers to share their secret formulas for staying calm and centered. Maybe you've been to yoga class and your nose perks up wistfully when your teacher walks by. Or perhaps you've gotten a massage, and noticed how certain scents make you feel invigorated, while others calm you down. The age-old practice of aromatherapy that we're referring to is powerful, and somewhat mystical, even for the non-believer. Our sense of smell is not only functional, but also intuitive: it's saturated with wisdom about the world around as well as our internal universe. Yogis are sensual ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news