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Best supplements to fight colds: Mollie King takes a daily shot of THIS to boost immunity
BEST supplements for boosting the immune system include ginger, according to Strictly Come dancing ’s Mollie King who has revealed her secrets to fighting a cold. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best arthritis supplements: £8 capsules could help joint pain and inflammation
ARTHRITIS joint pain and inflammation could be helped by taking ginger supplements, studies have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Faculty on Cancer and Work-Life Balance / Specialty Leaders
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 11, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Try these 4 hacks to beat bloating and fuel digestion
Amy Shapiro, founder of Real Nutrition NYC, explained common mistakes people make when eating such as chewing the food too quickly. Ginger and cumin help with digestion. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Ginger and nausea
Ginger for nausea: Does it work?? Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of chemotherapy treatment for cancer. There is evidence that, when taken with standard anti-nausea medications, ginger may help.?Learn more from?Dr. Brent Bauer, director of?Mayo Clinic's Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program. Complementary medicine for metastatic breast cancer Dealing with metastatic breast cancer can [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 6, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Triad professor receives patent for cancer-fighting compounds
A professor at N.C. A&T State University has received a patent for compounds that have the potential to prevent and treat cancer, the university announced. Shengmin Sang received the patent for combining aspirin and ginger derivatives. By combing the compounds with anti-cancer properties, they become more effective in killing colon cancer cells, according to the university. This is the second patent Sang has received for an aspirin-derived compound; he received another in 2015. N.C. A&T said it … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Having the confidence to help
It’s a long way from Kenya to a primary school in the East Midlands, but for teaching assistant Hasmita Dhamelia it’s a journey that has reaped benefits for her and many around her. In a traditional terrace house in Leicester, her front room has a shrine to gods and figures from Hindu, Christian and Buddhist religious traditions, together with shelves of books that range from Oliver Twist through The Colour Purple to a collection of Italian recipes. And for our chat, Somali-style coffee with honey and ginger accompanies Jaffa Cakes. It’s all evidence of how in Hasmita’s life cultures cross-pollinate...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 15, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Magazine activists' learning East Midlands learning reps stars in our schools teaching assistants UNISON Learning Rep Source Type: news

Real face of mummified warrior revealed at British Museum
Scythian man ’s head goes on display along with scan showing his features, including moustache, pierced ear and long scarThe real face concealed by a clay mask on the mummified head of a Scythian warrior has been revealed for the first time in almost 2,000 years. The head is on display in anexhibition opening at the British Museum this week along with the scan, made in a St Petersburg hospital, which reveals that he had fine teeth, a ginger moustache, a pierced ear, a hole in his skull where his brains had been removed, and a savage wound, beautifully stitched and healed, which originally ran from the corner of his e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 12, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: British Museum Culture Archaeology Science Source Type: news

Recipe: Chicken stir-fry with eggplant, basil and ginger
It takes some slicing and dicing, but then this colorful main dish cooks in just minutes. Serve with brown rice. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shows that Americans are not eating much bread
(The Ginger Network) A new study published this month in the journal, Nutrients, shows that -- contrary to popular belief -- Americans' consumption of grain foods such as bread, rolls, tortillas and ready-to-eat cereals is very low, less than 15 percent of all calories in our total diets. However, this small quantity of grain foods is providing a disproportionately positive amount of critical nutrients we need to maintain health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ginger for arthritis pain: Will it work?
A popular home remedy for treating arthritis pain is taking ginger, but how well does this really work? We look at the science, and how to take it safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Arthritis / Rheumatology Source Type: news

Four new fruit fly species from the Himalaya and information about their flower visitation
(Pensoft Publishers) The first record of flower visitation in a group of fruit flies from Himalayan India, as well as a total of four new species are described in the open access journal ZooKeys. Scientists have observed two of them on flowers of spiked ginger lily and angel's trumpet at Nainital and Darjeeling, India. Another revised species is noted to have a distinct sex comb -- a male-specific morphological structure that plays a role in courtship and mating. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heavily armoured dinosaur had ginger camouflage to deter predators – study
Analysis of organic material from the 110m-year-old nodosaur suggests it had red and white camouflage, indicating its spikes alone did not put off predatorsIt was built like a tank, covered in armour, and weighed about the same as a caravan – but this beefy dinosaur was still at risk of being gobbled up by predators, scientists have discovered.Thought to have lived about 110m years ago, the giant herbivore is believed to be a type of heavily armoured dinosaur known as a nodosaur and would have reached up to 5.5 metres in length.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Dinosaurs Fossils Science Evolution Biology Source Type: news

Eating well and feeling good, family-style
It’s well known that childhood obesity is a problem in the U.S. But did you know that by the time they enter kindergarten, 12.4% of American children are already obese, and 14.9% are overweight? It’s never too early to think about healthy eating. The Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program is a multidisciplinary clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital, dedicated to treating children who are overweight or obese, and those with or at risk for type 2 diabetes. Read more from OWL staff: A parent’s guide to healthy weight loss in children When it comes to a healthy diet — whether you are making new...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 1, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Abigail Seibert, Ph.D. and Sharon Weston, MS, RD Tags: Health & Wellness diabetes obesity Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program Source Type: news

How to easily grow turmeric in the comfort of your own home
(Natural News) Turmeric is one of the easiest plants to grow. The medicinal root is extremely low-maintenance and produces ample yields which should supply a typical household throughout the year. Turmeric is grown similar to ginger root; that is, it sprouts from an underground tuber or rhizome and not from seeds. It takes around six... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15 Foods A Nutritionist Always Keeps In Her Fridge
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious foods on hand helps me hit my daily target for veggies and fruit, and lets me throw together simple but balanced meals, so I don’t ever have to rely on takeout. To stock up for the week, I shop at multiple spots, including my local farmer’s markets, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, traditional supermarkets, and on amazon.com. I’d say I spend about $100 per week on groceries (some of the things I buy aren’t pictured because...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lords Organics Recalls Ginger Powder Because Of Possible Health Risk
LORDS ORGANICS is recalling Ginger Powder Product from AGF Organic Veda, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 27, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hummingbird Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Hazelnut in Organic Cocoa-dusted Chocolate Ginger
Hummingbird Wholesale of Eugene, Oregon is recalling 5lbs of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger, because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to hazelnut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 22, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

TAH hysterctomy, large fibroid – Lisa ’ s story
Conclusion – I do not regret my decision to have a hysterectomy at all. For me, it was the right decision so far. I didn’t think the big lump that was very noticeable in my stomach was an issue as I was used to it but now I cannot feel that or my cervix (which was 2 inches above my belly button) it is lovely. I have, by no means, a flat stomach now but I hope with healthy eating and daily exercise the swelling will go down and I will regain feeling in my lower stomach. I think you have to expect a certain amount of pain and discomfort at the start and I would definitely recommend whatever pain relief you feel y...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 2, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories fibroids total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

SPICY: Discovery of new ginger species spices up African wildlife surveys
(Wildlife Conservation Society) Scientists from WCS have discovered a new species of wild ginger, spicing up a wave of recent wildlife discoveries in the Kabobo Massif -- a rugged, mountainous region in Democratic Republic of Congo. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 23, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Looking for relief, pregnant women turn to marijuana despite medical advice
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s National Vital Statistics Reports, more than one in five U.S. births now occur in states where marijuana is legal. That ’s triggered a concern among health professionals about the use of marijuana by pregnant women.Along with the broader availability of marijuana comes the perception that it is a harmless substance, health professionals say. But pregnant women, who may be seeking relief from a variety of ailments, should be aware of the potential health consequences of marijuana use.To understand how marijuana affects expectant mother...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Stonehaven Purchase Surpasses $7.1 Million (Real Deals)
The sale of a 60-unit assisted living project in Maumelle weighed in at $7.15 million. CHG Senior Living RE Stonehaven LLC, an affiliate of Cornerstone Healthcare Group of Dallas, purchased Stonehaven Assisted Living at 101 Olympia Drive. The seller is Stonehaven Assisted Living LLC, led by James Thomas. The deal is financed with a $5.2 million loan from First Security Bank of Searcy. The 7.59-acre development previously was tied to a July 2005 mortgage of $4.3 million held by Farmers Bank & Trust of Camden. Stonehaven Assisted Living acquired the site for $500,000 more than 11 years ago from Osborne Development Ltd., ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Behind the Headlines 2016 Quiz of the Year
In 2016, Behind the Headlines covered more than 300 health stories that made it into the mainstream media. If you've been paying attention you should find this quiz easy and fun. Answers are at the foot of the page (no peeking!).   In January 2016's health news... In a controversial study, monkeys were genetically engineered to develop what condition? Sex addiction Bipolar disorder Autism In a similarly controversial study, what psychological condition was dismissed as a "myth"? Seasonal affective disorder Agoraphobia Social anxiety disorder In February 2016's health news... Brain scans...
Source: NHS News Feed - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Special reports QA articles Source Type: news

Galangal: Boost Your Brain Power and Memory
Of the top 10 causes of death in America, Alzheimer's disease is the only one that can't be prevented, cured or slowed. At least that's what mainstream doctors in the West will tell you… But try telling that to the people of Bali. The galangal root is similar to ginger, but it has a bit more bite. Some people describe it as "piney" or "woodsy." You see, Alzheimer's disease (AD) is extremely rare in Bali. And the majority of people living on Bali who DO have Alzheimer's are expats from the West. Part of the reason why the Balinese don't get AD may lie in one incre...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 30, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Brain Health Source Type: news

Galangal: Boost Your Brain Power and Memory
Of the top 10 causes of death in America, Alzheimer's disease is the only one that can't be prevented, cured or slowed. At least that's what mainstream doctors in the West will tell you… But try telling that to the people of Bali. The galangal root is similar to ginger, but it has a bit more bite. Some people describe it as "piney" or "woodsy." You see, Alzheimer's disease (AD) is extremely rare in Bali. And the majority of people living on Bali who DO have Alzheimer's are expats from the West. Part of the reason why the Balinese don't get AD may lie in one incre...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 30, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Brain Health Source Type: news

10 Foods To Eat For A Bloat-Free Life
By Amy Marturana for Well+Good When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed through my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI, dinner plate edition.) Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if you could feel better by adding certain foods? Clinical herbalist Guido Masé prefers this route. Masé, the co-owner of Urban Moonshine--whose organic bitters are designed to get your digestive system in tip-top shape--and author of The Wild Medicine Solution: Healing with A...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger beer contains more calories than a can of Coca-Cola
A shocking new study has revealed that the average glass of ginger beer contains 38.5g sugar - which is more than any other fizzy drink, even Coca-Cola, which has 35g. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MIT-Developed Robot Helps Nurses Make Decisions
BOSTON (CBS) – Robots in the operating room are nothing new—but now, a robot named Ginger has been specifically designed to help nurses. Kristen Jerrier works on the Labor and Delivery floor at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She’s the resource nurse, which pretty much means she’s in charge. “I usually decide which nurse will take that patient, what room they’ll go to and I’m usually talking to the physician about what that patient might need,” she says. Resource nurse Kristen Jerrier. (WBZ-TV) And when it comes to the business of delivering babies, things can get hecti...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Beth Israel Deaconess Mallika Marshall MIT Nurses Robot Source Type: news

Why ginger is an effective cancer fighter
(NaturalNews) Scientific research shows that ginger offers a variety of therapeutic properties. One of the herb's many uses includes its ability to alleviate symptoms of gastrointestinal distress, including seasickness.Previous studies show that ginger actually treats motion sickness... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric: Nature ’s Miracle Root for Disease
My friends Lelir and Westi in Bali don’t like to go to doctors. Nature is their pharmacy. You see, Lelir is a Balian. That means “herbal healer.” And Westi’s plantation is bursting with healing plants.  But one plant stands out above all the others. Lelir uses it to make a daily immune-boosting elixir as well as an anti-aging facial scrub. Balians use it as an antibiotic and for liver support. They boil it with milk and sugar to treat the common cold and allergies. Rural doctors make it into a paste with lime to ease sore joints. They make drinks to treat fevers and stomach pain. They mix it wi...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Source Type: news

Compounds in chili, ginger found to slash risk of lung cancer
(NaturalNews) Eating a meal containing both chili peppers and ginger may help prevent cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.Researchers have long been divided over the cancer-fighting potential of capsaicin, the chemical that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

21 Things to do if you get Shin Splints
Shin splints (also know as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)) feels like a sharp pain along the inner edge of the shinbone that may shoot up from your ankle to your kneecap. Shin splints are usually caused by repeated stress to the connective muscle tissue surrounding the shinbone. This is a common injury that affects athletes who engage in superfluous running, jumping and dancing. It is not considered a serious problem, but rather an inflammation of the muscle or other tissue at the front of the lower leg that results from repeated, minor trauma or irritation. It can be treated with home remedies that follow. Stay aw...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nano-lipid particles from edible ginger could improve drug delivery for colon cancer
Edible ginger-derived nano-lipids created from a specific population of ginger nanoparticles show promise for effectively targeting and delivering chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat colon cancer, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Wenzhou Medical University and Southwest University in China. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 9, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Ginger and chili peppers could work together to lower cancer risk
(American Chemical Society) For many people, there's nothing more satisfying than a hot, spicy meal. But some research has suggested that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their kick, might cause cancer. Now researchers show in mouse studies that the pungent compound in ginger, 6-ginergol, could counteract capsaicin's potentially harmful effects. In combination with the capsaicin, 6-gingerol could lower the risk of cancer, they say. The study appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 7, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nano-lipid particles from edible ginger could improve drug delivery for colon cancer, study finds
Edible ginger-derived nano-lipids created from a specific population of ginger nanoparticles show promise for effectively targeting and delivering chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat colon cancer, according to a study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 6, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nano-lipid particles from edible ginger could improve drug delivery for colon cancer, study finds
(Georgia State University) Edible ginger-derived nano-lipids created from a specific population of ginger nanoparticles show promise for effectively targeting and delivering chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat colon cancer, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Wenzhou Medical University and Southwest University in China. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 6, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About Turmeric
Turmeric has gotten some bad press lately due to the recall of certain labels that were contaminated with excessive lead. Recalls are always distressing. They require us to be especially diligent when choosing brands and often make me want to avoid the product altogether. But this is something I would not do in the case of turmeric. There are too many health benefits of this "super spice" to ignore it. A Relative Of The Ginger Root Turmeric, a relative of the ginger root, is most well known as that delightful ingredient which is the secret to any good curry recipe. Until several years ago when I was complaining...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relationships: When To Talk, When To Act
Do you struggle with knowing when to communicate with your partner about a problem and when to just solve it yourself? In my work with couples, I am often asked, "Shouldn't I communicate with my partner about this? Shouldn't we talk this over?" For example, Ginger noticed that when her husband, Ron, became sexually demanding or started to complain about not having enough sex, she would become defensive and try to talk him out of his feelings by explaining things to him. She would then feel angry, distant and sexually turned off. She continually wanted to talk with Ron about this, hoping to get him to stop com...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Willis Ocean Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Willis Eagle Brand Mut Gung Sweetened Ginger
Willis Ocean Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling 30 cases of Willis Eagle brand MUT GUNG SWEETENED GINGER, because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 26, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ginger nanoparticles show promise for inflammatory bowel disease
Ginger, included for thousands of years in a range of treatments, could be used in nanoparticles to target cells in the intestines of people with IBD. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Ginger-based nanoparticles may treat inflammatory bowel disease
Stephen FellerATLANTA, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Nanoparticles derived from ginger root reduced inflammation and enhanced intestinal repair in mice with inflammatory bowel disease, researchers report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lab team spins ginger into nanoparticles to heal inflammatory bowel disease
Researchers have developed'edible ginger-derived nanoparticles'that they believe may be good medicine for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease. The particles may also help fight cancer linked to colitis, according to experiments in mice. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 17, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lab team spins ginger into nanoparticles to heal inflammatory bowel disease
(Veterans Affairs Research Communications) Researchers with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University have developed 'edible ginger-derived nanoparticles' that they believe may be good medicine for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease. The particles may also help fight cancer linked to colitis, according to experiments in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 17, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Voodoo Medicine: Time To Stop
The world's most celebrated athlete standing on the podium in Rio in honor of receiving yet another gold medal has something important in common with your lazy uncle throwing back a cold one in his Barcalounger. Yes, swimming powerhouse Michael Phelps, purple-spotted from cupping therapy, and your slovenly relative with a beer gut both share a bond -- a weakness in succumbing to the allure of voodoo medicine. Modern-day snake oil salesmen hawking quick cures and TV doctors peddling the latest diet miracle with blatantly ridiculous claims are everywhere on the tube, social media, the supermarket and old-fashioned billboards...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 12, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Metastatic lung cancer patient finds effective therapy in clinical trial
Treatment Terms Lung cancer Additional SEO Keywords lung cancer, metastatic cancer, metastatic lung cancer, brain metastases, clinical trial, cancer clinical trial, experimental cancer medication, experimental cancer therapy SEO Meta Description Ginger Scott needed new options to treat her metastatic lung cancer. A clinical trial at Duke gave her just that. Author MaryAnn Fletcher Overview Ginger Scott needed new options to treat her metastatic lung cancer. A clinical trial at Duke gave her just that. Hero Image 20160706.scott_.ginger.blog_.01.jpg Preview I...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mf205 at duke.edu Source Type: news

'Secret ginger gene' may increase skin cancer risk for millions
Conclusion The study adds more weight to the importance of using sun protection to avoid skin cancer. We already know that people with red hair and freckles who burn easily are at increased risk of skin cancer. This study suggests other people may also have a higher risk, without knowing it. Taking sensible sun protection measures makes good sense for everyone. The findings are also useful for researchers, as they add to our understanding about how certain genetic traits affect the development of skin cancer. If DNA repair is reduced in people with some gene variants, sun damage may not be the only thing affecting th...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Genetics/stem cells Source Type: news

Even brunettes and blondes can carry 'ginger gene'
It has long been known redheads are at a raised risk of skin cancer. Now, a Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute study found those without red hair but who carry the 'ginger gene' are also at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adios To Severe Spring Allergies: Natural Warriors
If you want to escape the sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes of spring, some great new warriors can bring on the adios chorus for you! Most recently, my family and have felt the spring allergies arriving with the blooming of the lovely bushes and trees. Imagine the ability of elements, including good fatty acids, pepper pigment and ginger, helping to ease that spring congestion. Great news that common foods contain these elements and are easily accessible for those in need. The latest allergy busters can be found closer to you than you think... Avocado, ginger and bell peppers may be the natural remedies for you. Even b...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 Natural Remedies for Heartburn Relief
By: Kimberly Jordan Allen Acid reflux is an unpleasant sensation many people experience. Thankfully, there are plenty of natural remedies for heartburn relief. When I was pregnant with twins I discovered a not-so-pleasant sensation I'd never experienced before--heartburn, also called acid reflux. I always imagined this was something that struck older folks, or those ingesting copious amounts of junk food. But according to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, (a mouthful in itself!), an estimated $2 billion in productivity is lost each week due to various disorders within the heartburn/g...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drugs, ginger and acupuncture 'best for morning sickness'
"Hundreds of thousands of pregnant women with morning sickness should be given drugs to ease their symptoms," the Daily Mirror reports. The recommendation comes from a set of new guidelines that also say ginger and acupuncture can play a useful role in treating nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, better known as morning sickness. Health professionals prefer to call it nausea and vomiting in pregnancy as it can occur at any time, not just in the morning. The new guidelines (PDF, 545kb) were produced by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, a UK professional body of clinicians th...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Pregnancy/child QA articles Source Type: news