Debunking 9 Popular Myths Doing the Rounds in Africa About the Coronavirus
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Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Africa Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of neem oil for the skin?
Neem oil contains natural compounds that may support skin health in various ways. Here learn more about the potential benefits and risks of neem on the skin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of neem?
Neem comes from the Indian lilac tree. It is available as an oil or extract. In this article, learn about the uses and benefits of neem, as well as some safety considerations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Sudan: Anti-Measles Campaign in East Darfur Launched
[SNA] Al-Daein -The Extended Immunization Department at Ministry of Health and Social Development in East Darfur State launched at Al-Neem Health Center (B) Thursday a joint campaign for eradication of measles, VAD and polio. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness
(Natural News) A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that taking neem oil may help mitigate the risk of suffering from sleeping sickness. A team of researchers at the Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, conducted a series of in vitro and in vivo assays to determine the beneficial effects of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Game Show Makes Men Guess Whether A Woman Is Pregnant Or Fat
Controversial Dutch TV show “Neem Je Zwemspullen Mee” (”Bring Your Bathing Suit”) has enraged its audience with a sexist new segment. On Monday, the satirical game show aired a horrendously offensive feature in which four men had to guess whether a woman was pregnant or fat. “New program on NPO 3. Here four men have to guess whether this woman fat or is pregnant. Fun. Really fun.” People are rightfully enraged, taking to Twitter to express their disappointment and call out the show. “You should be ashamed of yourselves! What is this public meat inspection?...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Science-Loving Teens From Ghana And D.C. Geek Out Together
They competed in the first World Smarts STEM Challenge. We got to know the team that worked on a water purifier using neem leaves and ... cilantro.(Image credit: Ryan Eskalis/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sasha Ingber Source Type: news
Consumption of a bioactive compound from Neem plant could significantly suppress development of prostate cancer
Oral administration of nimbolide, over 12 weeks shows reduction of prostate tumor size by up to 70 per cent and decrease in tumor metastasis by up to 50 per cent, report investigators. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news
3 Beauty-Boosting Benefits of Turmeric
by the Rodale's content team We're currently obsessed with turmeric. This powerful, brightly colored spice, extracted from the roots of plants in the ginger family, has been used for centuries in medicine, dyes, and an incalculable number of tasty meals. And these days, turmeric is really having a moment! That's because various current research studies have revealed the science behind the benefits of ingesting turmeric and its active ingredient, curcumin. Just a few of the health rewards these studies have linked the spice to are that it slows Alzheimer's progress, aids in detoxifying the liver and kidneys, and even boos...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer may be treatable with tree extract
Nimbolide, a natural extract of India's neem tree, shows promise as a chemotherapy agent for the treatment of pancreatic cancer, suggest the results of a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news
Plant extract shows promise in treating pancreatic cancer
A natural extract derived from India's neem tree could potentially be used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports. Biomedical scientists at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) tested nimbolide, a compound found in neem leaves, against pancreatic cancer in cell lines and mice. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 12, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news
Plant extract shows promise in treating pancreatic cancer
(Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso) A natural extract derived from India's neem tree could potentially be used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
How To Meditate: Tips From Lama Surya Das, The 'Buddha From Brooklyn'
(RNS) Lama Surya Das, the “Buddha from Brooklyn,” is one of the handful of Westerners who have been teaching meditation for decades. And yet, he says we’re doing it wrong. “So many people seem to be moving narcissistically — conditioned by our culture, doubtless — into self-centered happiness-seeking and quietism, not to mention the use of mindfulness for mere effectiveness,” he said. True meditation, he said, generates wisdom and compassion, which may be very disquieting, at least in the short term. Born Jeffrey Miller, Surya Das has had a spiritual journey that is remarkable in...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 7, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Treating the Root Cause of IBS: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth
Rosie is a 30-year-old banker with very long work hours who came to see me with symptoms of gas, bloating and constipation. She had stomach cramps after eating, stubborn acne and a weight gain of 10 pounds in the last couple years despite a good diet and exercising regularly. A visit to a gastroenterologist had yielded the diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) after testing that included an endoscopy, a colonoscopy, blood work, and an MRI -- all of which were essentially normal. Rosie's doctor prescribed Amitiza, a drug typically given for constipation, which caused her nausea and abdominal pain. She stopped taking i...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Nigeria: Herbal Cocktail for Drug-Resistant Malaria
[Guardian]Can hot infusion from the boiled green leaves of pawpaw combined with leaves of neem tree, lemon grass, guava, and stem bark of pattern wood drunk as one wine glass full three times daily be the elusive treatment for drug-resistant malaria? CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 26, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Neem oil - 10 best uses
(NaturalNews) If you have not heard about the herb neem, it is time! Neem is a powerful popular herb in Ayurvedic medicine. It has an incredible amount of uses from helping with digestive issues to healing skin problems. It can be taken orally or topically. The neem tree lives up... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Neem oil poisoning as a cause of toxic encephalopathy in an infant - Kumar S, Kumar N.
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Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Vieques Goes from Bombs to Beets
A group of visitors tours Jorge Cora's farm on Jan. 25, 2014. Credit: Elisa SanchezBy Carmelo Ruiz-MarreroVIEQUES, Puerto Rico, Feb 10 2014 (IPS) A decade after the United States Navy’s departure, the Puerto Rican island town of Vieques faces new challenges, and the rebirth of its agriculture sector is hampered by a legacy of toxic military trash that has uncertain consequences. From 1999 to 2003, Vieques, which is just over twice the size of New York City’s Manhattan Island, was the site of a massive civil disobedience campaign to put an end to the presence of the Navy, which had used the island for bombing pr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 10, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Food & Agriculture Green Economy Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva Europe TerraViva United Nations Casa Pueblo Organic farming P Source Type: news
Greenland ice cores reveal warm climate of the past
Between 130,000 and 115,000 years ago, Earth's climate was warmer than today. But how much warmer and what did it mean for the sea levels? As we face global warming, the answer to these questions is becoming very important. New research from the NEEM icecore drilling project in Greenland shows that the period was warmer than previously thought. The international project is led by the Niels Bohr Institute and the results are published in Nature. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 23, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news