Menopause: The herbal extract shown to relieve pain that is 'as effective as paracetamol'
MENOPAUSE marks a critical stage in a woman's life when she stops having her period. This transition is marked by a shift in hormones that can lead to a cascade of symptoms, including hot flushes and joint pain. One plant extract, however, may offer relief by relieving pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How biodiversity loss is jeopardising the drugs of the future
From willow bark to mosquitoes, nature has been a source of vital medications for centuries. But species die-off caused by human activity is putting this at riskWhat will biodiversity loss mean for drug discovery?Traditionally used as a painkiller for headaches, snowdrops are now known to slow the onset of dementia.In the 1950s, a natural alkaloid called galantamine was extracted from the bulbs. Today, a synthesised version of this is used to treatAlzheimer ’s disease and scientists are investigating further to see if snowdrops might also be effectivein the treatment of HIV.However, over-harvesting has resulted inman...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Katherine Latham Tags: Biodiversity Science Alzheimer's Medicine Malaria Parkinson's disease Antibiotics Plants Insects Environment Health Wildlife Conservation Source Type: news

NMPB inks deal with IHBT for production of planting material for medicinal plants
Established under the Ministry of Ayush, the NMPB works towards supporting policies and programmes for the growth of trade, export, conservation and cultivation of medicinal plants, a statement issued by the Ayush ministry said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Launches Zimbabwe's Own Zumbani Cough Syrup
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa was Wednesday the guest-of-honour at the launch in Harare of Zimbabwe's own cough syrup COFSOL - manufactured using the country's natural resources, including the Zumbani herb. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Let's Manufacture Our Own Medicine - Mnangagwa
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday called on Zimbabwean scientists and innovators to leverage on traditional natural herbs like Zumbani in developing new products in the biotechnology industry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

5 Kid-friendly herbs for treating different ailments
(Natural News) Natural remedies have long been known for effectively addressing different ailments without the dangerous side effects that come with conventional medicine. Many parents nowadays are choosing natural cures whenever their children get sick. They head over to their gardens instead of the nearby pharmacy whenever their children experience a fever. But with the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA raises $611 million in 2020 –21, supporting students and advancing critical research
UCLA raised more than $611 million in gifts and pledges in the fiscal year ending June 30, exceeding its annual goal and drawing donors from all 50 states and 72 countries.“Generous donors at all levels have continued to partner with UCLA to effect meaningful change on campus, in the community and around the world,” said Chancellor Gene Block. “Despite a challenging year, our friends have once again demonstrated their extraordinary commitment to UCLA’s mission of education, research and service.”In response to conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, many donors focused on students ’...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New Analysis Presented by Janssen at United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) Demonstrates Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) in Older Patients Across Approved Indications
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 4, 2021 – Today, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced a new analysis of STELARA® (ustekinumab) pooled safety data from 13 clinical studies across approved indications, showing rates of key safety events among adults 60 years and older treated with STELARA for up to five yearsa were similar to rates observed with placebo during the control phase of these trials.1,b Approved indications included adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), moderate to severe plaque p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction: Two herbal supplements that can be 'risky' - health warning
ERECTILE dysfunction is a common problem, particularly in men over 40, often linked to things like stress, tiredness or alcohol. Medicine such as Viagra is also often used to treat erectile dysfunction, but some people favour supplements and herbs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers look at Palestinian herbal medicines that boost fertility
(Natural News) Infertility is a health problem that humanity has been dealing with since ancient times. Around the world, traditional healers have developed various ways of dealing with this problem. Now, a group of Palestinian researchers are tapping into this knowledge in hopes of finding new treatments for infertility. Ethnopharmacological surveys are one of the most reliable... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigating the antimicrobial activity of berberine against Staphylococcus aureus
(Natural News) Researchers from China looked at the anti-staphylococcal activities of berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid derived from the traditional Chinese medicinal herb, Coptis chinensis, and evaluated its potential to treat prosthetic joint infection (PJI). Their findings were published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Researchers collected 18 PJI-associated strains of S. aureus and identified their Multi-Locus Sequence Types (MLST).... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Data Suggest Positive Effect and Show Similar Safety with XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Compared to Aspirin in Pediatric Fontan Procedure Patients at Risk for Blood Clots and Blood Clot-Related Events
RARITAN, NJ, September 27, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today new data from the Phase 3 UNIVERSE study showing treatment with XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in an oral suspension formulation, compared to treatment with aspirin, was associated with numerically fewer blood clots and clinical events strongly associated with blood clots in pediatric patients (aged 2-8 years) who have undergone the Fontan procedure. [1] These findings, which were published this month in the Journal of the American Heart Association and included in a recent New Drug Application submitted to the...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Herb-induced liver injury related to Reynoutria multiflora (Thunb.) moldenke: risk factors, molecular and mechanistic specifics - Zhai XR, Zou ZS, Wang JB, Xiao XH.
Herbal medicine is widely used in Asia as well as the west. Hepatotoxicity is one of the most severe side effects of herbal medicine which is an increasing concern around the world. Reynoutria multiflora (Thunb.) Moldenke (Polygonum multiflorum Thunb., PM)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

2 Arizona companies collaborate to bring new cannabis technology to market
A Payson-based biotech company has entered a manufacturing partnership with a cannabis operation also based in Payson as it brings a new way to ingest THC into the Arizona market. Ally Biotech says its patent-pending Lipofusion technology will be used in oral-delivery products manufactured under the license of Desert Medical Campus Inc., which does business as Uncle Herbs Medibles. Ally has used its exclusive nanotechnology to develop liposomes — tiny containers holding bioactive payloads that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news

Diabetes: The vitamin-packed herb that ‘significantly lowers blood sugar’ levels
THE INCIDENCE of diabetes saw a sharp rise during the pandemic, particularly among children. The condition, which is too often brushed off as benign, comes with a host of complications including amputation, blindness and death. One vitamin-packed herb, however, could lower blood sugar levels by up to a quarter. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DRDO herbal drug Lukoskin finding huge takers, says AIMIL Healthcare
Till now, more than one lakh patients suffering from the skin condition, also known as leucoderma, have been treated with Lukoskin, with an average success rate of 70 per cent, said Nitika Kohli from AIMIL Healthcare. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements warning: Five 'natural' supplements that can raise your blood pressure reading
NATURAL supplements are often touted as safe alternatives to drugs that engender unpleasant side effects. However, it is important to not be taken in by a supplement simply because it is sold as "natural". In fact, many herbal supplements can raise your blood pressure, warns Mayo Clinic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The cholesterol-reducing herb that lowers blood sugar in two hours
TYPE 2 DIABETES is all too often brushed off as a benign condition, despite researchers warning of the myriad complications the disease can entail - some life-threatening. As with most conditions, dietary choices are strong determinants from diabetes. One herb, which has strong antidotal effects on blood sugar, could help ward off signs of diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angola: Luanda Hosts III Natural Medicine Congress
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Luanda province is due to host, on 23 March, the 3rd Natural Medicine congress, focusing on the potential of medicinal plants to combat and prevent pandemics and endemic diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Multiorgan dysfunction related to kratom ingestion - Khan MZ, Saleh MA, Alkhayyat M, Roberts DE, Lindenmeyer CC.
Consumption of herbal supplements has been linked to multiorgan toxicities. Kratom is an herbal extract that has gained popularity for its analgesic and psychotropic properties. Several cases of kratom-induced liver injury have been reported, but data on m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Kenya: Herbalists Worry for Patients as Harvesting Ban Takes Effect
[Nation] For decades, Grace Kosgei has collected herbal medicines from public forests to treat her patients suffering from various illnesses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rhodiola significantly improves mental health and promotes a calm state of mind
(Natural News) Rhodiola rosea is a potent herb commonly grown in the wild Arctic region. Also known as arctic root and golden root, rhodiola is used in traditional medicine to treat anxiety, fatigue and weakness, and improve endurance, work performance and tolerance of high altitudes. Nowadays, it is commonly used to boost energy levels, improve... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BREAKING GOOD NEWS: These four herbal extracts reduce viral load and block SARS-CoV-2, influenza, adenovirus
(Natural News) A new study investigates the antiviral activity of four plant extracts. Among the plants studied are: green tea (Camellia sinensis), pomegranate juice (Punica granatum), black choke berry juice (Aronia melanocarpa), and elderberry syrup (Sambucus nigra). These medicinal plant extracts were effective in vitro for stopping viral attachment, reducing viral load, and stopping the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of INVEGA HAFYERA ™(6-month paliperidone palmitate), First and Only Twice-Yearly Treatment for Adults with Schizophrenia
TITUSVILLE, N.J., Sept. 1, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved long-acting atypical antipsychotic INVEGA HAFYERA™ (6-month paliperidone palmitate), the first-and-only twice-yearly injectable for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults. Before transitioning to INVEGA HAFYERA™, patients must be adequately treated with INVEGA SUSTENNA® (1-month paliperidone palmitate) for at least four months, or INVEGA TRINZA® (3-month paliperidone palmitate) for at least one 3-month injection cycle.1 The FDA a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Can Magnesium Supplements Really Help You Sleep?
The evidence for their sleep-inducing benefits is thin, but experts say that in some cases there ’s no harm in giving them a try. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Sleep Insomnia Apnea (Sleep Disorder) Restless Leg Syndrome Diet and Nutrition Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Source Type: news

Essential oil from this Turkish medicinal plant found to reduce dementia-related anxiety and depression
(Natural News) A species of St. John’s wort (Hypericum) that’s native to Central Asia may alleviate depression and anxiety, especially for those with dementia. In a report published in the Journal of Essential Oil Research, researchers from Firat University in Turkey examined the anti-anxiety and anti-depression properties of Hypericum scabrum. Behavioral changes among those with dementia Dementia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The herb that 'significantly' lowers hypertension ‘within two hours’
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can pave the way to heart disease so it is imperative to reverse a high reading. Research has found a staple ingredient can lower high blood pressure within two hours of ingestion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herb-induced liver injury (HILI) with 12,068 worldwide cases published with causality assessments by Roussel Uclaf Causality Assessment Method (RUCAM): an overview - Teschke R, Eickhoff A, Schulze J, Danan G.
Herbal products including herbal medicines are worldwide used in large amounts for treating minor ailments and for disease prevention. However, efficacy of most herbal products has rarely been well documented through randomized controlled trials in line wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Indication for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin to Include Patients After Lower-Extremity Revascularization (LER) Due to Symptomatic PAD
RARITAN, N.J., August 24, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded peripheral artery disease (PAD) indication for the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily) to include patients following recent lower-extremity revascularization (LER) due to symptomatic PAD. The approval is based on data from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD study. With this approval, XARELTO® is the first and only therapy indicated to help reduce the risks of major cardiovascular (CV) e...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The ‘superior’ herb for lowering a high blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can lay the groundwork for serious cardiovascular problems. However, a popular herb has proven to be "superior" when it comes to reducing a high reading, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Necessity of pharmacovigillance study for herbal medicines - Kulkarni SS, Bavage SB, Bavage NB.
Safe and effective medicine is always a fundamental principle in the provision of any health-care treatment and procedures. Truth of wide use of herbal medicine in the world, maintaining safety of herbal medicines becomes important and a prior area of work... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Drug-induced liver injury in Australia, 2009-2020: the increasing proportion of non-paracetamol cases linked with herbal and dietary supplements - Nash E, Sabih AH, Chetwood J, Wood G, Pandya K, Yip T, Majumdar A, McCaughan GW, Strasser SI, Liu K.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the characteristics and outcomes of drug-induced liver injury (DILI) caused by paracetamol and non-paracetamol medications, particularly herbal and dietary supplements. DESIGN: Retrospective electronic medical record data analysis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Herbal and dietary supplement-induced liver injury in Taiwan: comparison with conventional drug-induced liver injury - Huang YS, Chang TT, Peng CY, Lo GH, Hsu CW, Hu CT, Huang YH.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Whether herbal and dietary supplements (HDS) are safer than Western conventional drugs is controversial. The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics and risk factors for HDS-induced liver injury (HILI) in Taiwan. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Constable of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Pleads Guilty to Misbranding Illegal Supplements
FDA OCI, William Maddox, Haynesville LA, Constable, Claiborne Parish, guilty plea, misbranding, illegal, dietary supplement, online, in stores, forfeiture, Homer LA, Hong Kong, blister pack, capsules, green, Middle Marketing, Sex Assurance, 100%, natural herbs, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 13, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Full thickness burn after Thai herbal hot compress massage ball therapy - Cheung LK, Osei-Kuffour D, Drake PJH.
Thermal burns from therapeutic modalities have previously been reported in East Asian and Australasian literature. However, there is a paucity of similar cases reported in Western populations of burns secondary to therapeutic modalities and given the incre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Medicinal plants: What you need to know about herbal antibiotics
(Natural News) Bacteria tend to develop resistance to industrial antibiotics sooner or later, but this isn’t the case with herbal antibiotics. Herbal antibiotics work in a way where bacteria resistance becomes unlikely, even futile. Medicinal plants, including herbal antibiotics, have been used in the management of infectious diseases since ancient times. In modern times, the effectiveness... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thai government approves green chiretta herb as treatment for covid
(Natural News) There is good news to report out of Thailand after the government there officially approved the use of Fah Talai Jone (Andrographis paniculate), also known as chiretta herb, to treat the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). The National News Bureau of Thailand says that Thailand’s Cabinet gave the green light to green chiretta to treat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India, UK to conduct clinical trials of Ashwagandha for promoting recovery from COVID-19
Ashwagandha (withania somnifera), commonly known as 'Indian winter cherry', is a traditional herb that boosts energy, reduces stress and makes the immune system stronger. It is an easily accessible, over-the-counter nutritional supplement in the UK and has a proven safety profile, it said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mild-to-severe poisoning due to Conium maculatum as toxic herb: a case series - Boskabadi J, Askari Z, Zakariaei Z, Fakhar M, Tabaripour R.
Conium  maculatum toxicity may occur by mistakenly or intentionally eating this plant. Due to muscarinic or nicotinic symptoms associated with this plant toxicity, supportive care and treatment with atropine are urgently important. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Receives FDA Approval for Intravenous Use in Adult Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – July 30, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved UPTRAVI® (selexipag) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH, WHO Group I) in adult patients with WHO functional class (FC) II–III, who are temporarily unable to take oral therapy. UPTRAVI® IV is a therapeutic option that will allow patients to avoid short-term treatment interruptions and stay on UPTRAVI® therapy, as uninterrupted treatment is considered key for individ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

After failing to ban kratom domestically, the FDA is now pushing the UN and the WHO to ban it globally
(Natural News) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on a mission to eliminate all consumer access to the herb mitragyna speciosa, also known as kratom – and your help is needed to stop it. Back in 2016, the FDA tried, and was almost successful, at getting kratom banned here in the United States.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Compound in fruit, herbs may prevent, reverse Parkinson's brain damage
A compound found naturally in herbs, berries and other fruit prevents and reverses brain damage linked to Parkinson's disease in mice, a study published Wednesday by Science Translational Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Starwatch: watch out for a man holding a snake
Now is the chance to find Ophiuchus, which some view as the 13th sign of the zodiacThis time of year offers the opportunity to track down the large but faint constellation of Ophiuchus, the serpent bearer – literally a man holding a snake. One of the original 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy in the second century, there is no definitive association between the constellation and a myth, but several have been suggested. It could be Apollo grappling with the serpent that guarded the oracle of Delph i; or Apollo’s son Asclepius, who witnessed one serpent heal another by feeding it herbs; or maybe Laocoön, w...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Astronomy Science Space Source Type: news

Dietary supplements causing severe liver injuries in Australians, with some requiring transplants, study shows
Researchers say cases linked to products claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss are rising and more rigorous oversight is neededThe number of patients being admitted to hospital with severe liver injuries caused by herbal and dietary supplements claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss is increasing, with some people harmed so severely they required a liver transplant.A study led by Dr Emily Nash from the Royal Prince Alfred hospital examined hospital records of 184 adults admitted to the AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre with drug-induced liver injury between 2009 and 2020. She and her co-autho...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Australia news Diets and dieting Medical research Food safety Source Type: news

A review on antidiabetic activity of centaurea spp.: a new approach for developing herbal remedies - Fattaheian-Dehkordi S, Hojjatifard R, Saeedi M, Khanavi M.
OBJECTIVE: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a long-life metabolic disorder, characterized by high blood glucose levels. The hyperglycemic condition generally leads to irreversible nerve injury and vascular damage. Among different types of diabetes, type 2 is more... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Narcolepsy
If you have narcolepsy, certain complementary or alternative medicines like yoga or herbal teas may help ease or manage some of the symptoms. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Flavoursome spices to increase metabolism & burn belly fat
VISCERAL FAT is also known as the dangerous type of fat due to its location near vital organs in the body. Diet and food will always be paramount when it comes to burning this type of fat including these powerful herbs and spices. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jordan ’s Crossing Herbal Connections - 616001 - 07/20/2021
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 21, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Nigeria: NAFDAC Warns Against Use of Unverified Covid-19 Herbal Medicine
[This Day] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerian researchers in the nation's ivory towers and other herbal medicine practitioners to desist from parading unverified medicinal products as suitable for curing COVID -19, without NAFDAC's approval. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news