High blood pressure treatment: The 25p herb shown to significantly reduce your reading
HIGH blood pressure can be life-threatening if left untreated but you can nip it in the bud by making healthy dietary decisions. Even modest adjustments can help, such as eating a particular herb. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pattern, profile and care seeking behaviour of animal bite cases and escorts in anti-rabies centre of a city in North India - Singh A, Singh A.
BACKGROUND: Animal bites are a neglected public health problem and remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. There are many myths and misconceptions regarding animal bites i.e. application of herbs, lime, chilli powder etc., on wound... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: The herbal oil proven to promote hair growth and improve dandruff
HAIR loss doesn't usually need treatment, but for those wanting to retain their full locks, a certain oil may prove effective. What do studies have to say? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: Apply this herbal cream to ‘significantly’ reduce pain
ARTHRITIS and similar conditions that affect the joints afflict more than 10 million people in the UK. Finding ways to alleviate symptoms has widespread implications. To that end, a herbal cream has shown promise at reducing the pain associated with arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Drink this herbal tea for six weeks to reduce ‘bad’ LDL levels
HIGH cholesterol is a precursor to heart disease so it is imperative to keep it in check. An herbal tea has been shown to perform this function in six weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: A Herbal Approach to What Ails Us
[Africa In Fact] Traditional medicine is a valid healthcare alternative in African communities if regulated (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Take this herbal supplement to restore your gut health
STOMACH bloating is a sign that something has gone awry with your digestive system. A herbal supplement has been shown to restore gut health, offering a potent weapon against bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The herbal extract that may offer some protection against cancer
HOW TO live longer: Cancer - a leading cause of death worldwide - is proof that longevity is far from guaranteed. Ongoing research suggests you can reduce your risk of the deadly disease, however. A healthy lifestyle is key and evidence recommends taking a particular herbal extract as part of your healthy approach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The herbal tea that may play a role in preventing and treating cancer
OW TO live longer: One in two people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. Unfortunately, there is currently no cure or known way to prevent it but evidence hints at the promise of certain items in helping to keep it at bay. A particular herbal tea has displayed promise while helping to manage other health risks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Standing Up to Myths and Misinformation in Nigeria During the Pandemic
Credit: Barinedum AGARA/IOM LagosBy Chylian AzuhLAGOS, Aug 26 2020 (IPS) ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is a common and seemingly harmless saying. But what happens when commonly eaten foods like pepper, garlic and ginger are wrongfully said to prevent COVID-19? What can we do to fight harmful misinformation? During the first two weeks of the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, a lot of people were afraid of contracting the virus. They wore gloves, face masks and practised physical distancing as instructed by the World Health Organization (WHO). For some, the conspiracy theories being peddled on social media and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chylian Azuh Tags: Africa Headlines Health Source Type: news

Stomach bloating - the best herbal tea to get rid of your trapped wind or tummy aches
STOMACH bloating may be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could prevent trapped wind pain and tummy aches by adding certain foods or drinks to your breakfast routine. This is the best herbal tea to stop tummy aches and bloating pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: Cannot shift your belly fat? This Chinese herbal tea may help
HOW TO lose visceral fat: Harmful belly fat can be stubborn but there are proven ways to beat it into submission. As part of your overall approach, drinking a Chinese herbal tea may help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oleandrin, Covid-19 Treatment Pitched to Trump, Could Be Dangerous
The chief executive of My Pillow, a Trump donor, claims oleandrin is a miracle cure for Covid-19. But no studies have shown that it is safe or effective, and the shrub it ’s derived from is poisonous. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Heather Murphy Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Pillows Poisoning and Poisons Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies your-feed-science your-feed-health your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Apply this ointment to significantly ease back pain within five days
LOWER back pain can greatly diminish your quality life by making even basic tasks onerous. If you live with the common complaint, evidence suggests an herbal ointment may provide relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for men: Enhance sexual function and alleviate stress with this extract
BEST supplements for men: Ageing brings many frustrations but impaired sexual function and stress are easy to pinpoint. If you are grappling with these struggles, an herbal extract has shown promise in tackling both. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Herb favoured in Asia for scalp benefits helps increase hair growth
HAIR loss treatment: When finding the best treatment to help combat your thinning hair, a herb used in East Asia which reduces scalp inflammation and increases hair growth could be what you are looking for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traditional use of plants as medicine and poison by Tagin and Galo Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh - Wangpan T, Tasar J, Taka T, Giba J, Tesia P, Tangjang S.
The tribal communities concealing Arunachal Pradesh, India, uses medicinal plants for treating ailments and poisonous plants for fishing and hunting. The study was conducted with an objective to explore the important medicinal and poisonous plants of the U... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Why RH
Slide Hyerlink: https://why-rh.com (Source: American Herbalists Guild - An Association of Herbal Practitioners)
Source: American Herbalists Guild - An Association of Herbal Practitioners - August 7, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: admin Source Type: news

USDA Warns About Mystery Seeds in the Mail
Residents across the United States have reported receiving suspicious packages of seeds in the mail, seemingly originating in China. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working with the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection, other federal agencies, and State departments of agriculture to investigate. Mysterious packages of seeds have turned up in at least two dozen states across the US, as well as in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. Researchers at APHIS have identified at least 14 varieties of plants - including ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - August 3, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of SPRAVATO ® (esketamine) CIII Nasal Spray to Treat Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Major Depressive Disorder with Acute Suicidal Ideation or Behavior
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (August 3, 2020) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII nasal spray, taken with an oral antidepressant, to treat depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) with acute suicidal ideation orbehavior.1 SPRAVATO® is the first and only approved medicine that has been shown to reduce depressive symptoms within 24 hours,1 providing a new option for significant symptom relief until a longer-te...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Survival medicine 101: Three natural remedies for pain relief, infections and for improving heart health
(Natural News) Herbs and plants make for potent medicines and holistic treatments for a range of ailments, from muscle pain to bacterial infections. These natural remedies also do not cause harmful side effects like drugs and are cost-efficient to boot. In one of his recent articles published online, prepper and natural medicine proponent Claude Davis... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better take basil: Reduce oxidative stress and inflammation naturally with this amazing superfood
(Natural News) Basil is an indispensable herb in kitchens around the world. From thick sauces to herbaceous salads, basil is an important ingredient in a number of recipes from various cuisines. But studies show that this popular herb not only belongs in the kitchen, but also in a medicine cabinet. In a recent study published in the Journal of Food... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why there are no effective herbal antidotes against snake venom available in India? - Gomes A, Ghosh S, Gomes A.
Snakebite is one of the major causes of death and disability in the tropical countries [1]. The antidote [anti-snake venom serum (ASVS)] developed in 1894 by Calmette [2] remains the only therapeutic intervention despite having several limitations [3],... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: A flowering herb oil which stimulates the follicles and promotes hair
HAIR loss treatment: Hair loss can happen to almost anybody but is largely down to one getting older. The process of watching your hair become thinner and thinner can be heartbreaking but there is an oil which if applied to the scalp will get the blood flowing to that area and aid in hair growth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: The herbal extract proven to alleviate bloating and other gut problems
STOMACH bloating can be attributed to numerous gut-related issues so addressing the underlying cause usually provides a relief. To that end, an herbal extract has been shown to alleviate bloating and its associated problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for men: Take this to boost brain health, virility and lower cancer risk
BEST supplements for men: Getting older takes its toll on your mental and physical wellbeing but there are ways to preserve your key functions. A herbal extract has been shown to enhance brain power, sexual performance and reduce cancer risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inside the Global Quest to Trace the Origins of COVID-19 —and Predict Where It Will Go Next
It wasn’t greed, or curiosity, that made Li Rusheng grab his shotgun and enter Shitou Cave. It was about survival. During Mao-era collectivization of the early 1970s, food was so scarce in the emerald valleys of southwestern China’s Yunnan province that farmers like Li could expect to eat meat only once a year–if they were lucky. So, craving protein, Li and his friends would sneak into the cave to hunt the creatures they could hear squeaking and fluttering inside: bats. Li would creep into the gloom and fire blindly at the vaulted ceiling, picking up any quarry that fell to the ground, while his companion...
Source: TIME: Health - July 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlie Campbell/ Yuxi, Yunnan and Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: The herbal supplement proven to promote hair growth
HAIR LOSS can be hereditary, it could be to do with increasing age or nutritional deficiencies. Whatever the root cause, this herbal supplement has been proven to promote hair growth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis treatment: The 70p herb proven to alleviate symptoms
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. There is no cure for the condition, but a fragrant herb has shown to have medicinal effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence and characteristics of self-reported kratom use in a representative US general population sample - Covvey JR, Vogel SM, Peckham AM, Evoy KE.
BACKGROUND: Reports of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) use, a medicinal plant widely found in Southeast Asia, are on the rise in the US. However, the prevalence and characteristics of individuals who use kratom in the US is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To estimate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tulare County Man Indicted for Falsely Marketing Herbal Mixtures as FDA-Approved Treatment for COVID-19
FDA OCI, COVID-19, coronavirus, Huu Tien, Porterville CA, Golden Sunrise Pharmaceuticals, Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, herbal mixtures, Emergency D-Virus, Plan of Care, treatment, ImunStem, dietary supplement, not FDA-approved, regenerative medicine, advanced therapy, Medicare, Medi-Cal (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 16, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

You are what you eat: 3 foods that look eerily similar to the organs they heal
(Natural News) Mysterious recurring patterns rule the universe. Natural foods and organs of the human body, for example, share these patterns and are said to be connected: Foods can, in some way, heal the organ it resembles. In ancient times, people used this idea and developed natural medicine to treat diseases. Herbs and other organics were their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the First Selective Interleukin (IL)-23 Inhibitor for Active Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PA, July 14, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved TREMFYA® (guselkumab) for adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic progressive disease characterized by painful joints and skin inflammation.[1],[2] TREMFYA is the first treatment approved for active PsA that selectively inhibits interleukin (IL)-23, a naturally occurring cytokine that is involved in normal inflammatory and immune responses associated with the symptoms of PsA. The safety and efficacy of TREMFYA in PsA have b...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

How to live longer: The herbal supplement that could help boost your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: The secret to long life expectancy has much to do with how we maintain our bodies, and a healthy diet comes highly recommended. Certain foods have been hailed for their health-boosting qualities, including a herbal supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get to sleep: The herbal supplement proven to improve sleep quality and quantity
HOW TO get to sleep: Most people are accustomed to the ill effects of sleep loss. If you are routinely struggling to get enough shut eye, taking an herbal extract may solve your sleep woes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UC Santa Cruz leads research center on botanical dietary supplements
(University of California - Santa Cruz) Although millions of people take plant-based dietary supplements or herbal medicines, understanding the effects of these natural products on human health has proven to be extremely challenging. Clinical trials like those used to evaluate drugs have largely failed to show efficacy for botanical natural products. A new research center will focus on understanding how botanicals work on the molecular and cellular levels to provide a better foundation for clinical trials of these complex natural products. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lotus Herbal Supplements - 608658 - 07/06/2020
Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 7, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Source Type: news

How to live longer: The hot drink proven to reduce risk of early death from all causes
HOW TO live longer: A long and healthy life is universally appealing but it requires tenacious commitment. There is no panacea but specific dietary decisions have been shown to support you in this endeavour, including drinking an herbal tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The hot drink proven to reduce risk of death from all causes
HOW TO live longer: A long and healthy life is universally appealing but it requires tenacious commitment. There is no panacea but specific dietary decisions have been shown to support you in this endeavour, including drinking an herbal tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for cholesterol: The herbal tea proven to lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels
BEST supplements for cholesterol: Having too much cholesterol can block your blood vessels and make you more likely to have heart problems or stroke. So what can you do to lower cholesterol? Drinking a certain tea could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bed bugs: Smelling this type of herb could mean you have an infestation
BED bugs are not a pleasant experience at all and in order to help avoid the situation entirely, spotting, or smelling, the rather unusual warning signs of an infestation could prevent a further bed bug spread. Experts advise an odour which is similar to this type of herb could mean you may have a bed bug problem. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: The herbal supplement proven to reduce swelling and cramps
STOMACH bloating can be highly disruptive but you can remedy it by improving your digestive health. There are tried-and-tested ways to relieve digestive symptoms, such as bloating, and one involves consuming an herbal supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MS Patients Turn to Marijuana, Other Alternative Treatments
A majority of just over 1,000 respondents said they used some type of alternative therapy, including marijuana, vitamins, herbs and minerals, plus mind-body therapies like exercise, mindfulness, massage and various diets. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: Take this herbal extract every day to reduce pain
TREATMENT for arthritis: Pain and inflammation in the joint is a familiar complaint among people living with arthritis. If you are experiencing an unpleasant bout of symptoms, a herbal extract may provide relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: UN Women Supports Maasai Women-Led Enterprises to Respond to COVID-19
[UN Women] The Ngorongoro district in Arusha region is a land of craters, sacred forests and mountains, wild animals and the Maasai people. This community has learnt to co-exist with nature, sharing land, wild food, herbs and water with the wild animals that roam freely.Rosemary Satunini Berere, 23, grew up in Samunge village where each morning while fetching water at a nearby river, she would see majestic giraffes and other grazers, feeding amid the rising sun. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stomach bloating - the 55p herb to protect against trapped wind pain
STOMACH bloating may be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could lower your risk of developing trapped wind pain and tummy aches by eating more of this common herb. How often do you eat coriander? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: confirmed Covid-19 cases exceed 10m globally
Infections pass milestone;new Covid-19 clusters across world spark fear of second wave;Iran makes masks compulsoryAustralia considers new lockdown in MelbourneVictoria nurse tests positive as state reports jump of 41 casesUS cases pass 2.5mUS one-day case high as states delay reopeningSee all our coronavirus coverage6.53pmBSTAFP has the latest onPoland ’s presidential election, in which polls indicate that incumbent Andrzej Duda will fall short of a majority and there will need to be a run-off on 12 July.Turnout was at a record high by 5pm with almost 48% having voted compared to about 34% by the same time in the las...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now), Aaron Walawalkar, Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Melbourne Health Victoria Welfare Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: The cheap herbal tea proven to reduce your waist size
BEST supplements for weight loss: It is not a sin to be carrying a few extra pounds but being overweight makes you more vulnerable to deadly health conditions. If you are looking to lose weight, research suggests an herbal tea can support you on your journey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Medicinal uses of mullein (plus 4 ways to prepare it)
(Natural News) Mullein has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb. There are over 200 species of mullein, and they can be found around the world, including the United States. Here are five medicinal uses of mullein, as well as four ways you can prepare it. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) Disinfectant Mullein oil is a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Discontinuation of Phase 3 LOTUS Study Evaluating Ustekinumab in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, June 26, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today its decision to discontinue the Phase 3 LOTUS study of STELARA® (ustekinumab) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) due to lack of efficacy in SLE.The decision is based on data from a pre-planned interim efficacy analysis. Interim safety findings were consistent with the known safety profile of STELARA, and no new safety signals were identified. Investigators, study participants and health authorities have been informed of the decision. The company intends to thoroughly analyze the totality of...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news