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Researchers find 5 tropical plants which may provide anti-cancer benefits 

Researchers from the National University of Singapore, Department of Pharmacy (NUS Pharmacy) spent 3 years investigating the pharmacological properties of local plants. They found that three species were particularly effective at inhibiting the growth of several cancers, and they have now published their findings in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Despite the widespread use of modern […]

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Meditation can prove to be beneficial for adults with mild cognitive impairment

Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA published a paper in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease that highlights their findings. While the study was small and only involved 14 participants, the team found an association between mindfulness meditation and signs of improved measures of cognition in adults with mild cognitive impairment […]

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#YogaDay2019: Yoga keeps the mind and body young, reveal 22 clinical trials

Yoga refers to a series of mind-body practices that originate in Hindu tradition. However, they are growing in popularity across the world as an alternative well-being practice. A review analysing the results of 22 randomised clinical trials has found that yoga practice can improve many aspects of physical and mental health among older adults. Some […]

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Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk, finds study

Glucosamine supplements, better known as a remedy for joint pain, may lower a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), research suggests. The findings in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) come from nearly half a million people in the UK. Almost one in five of the 466,039 participants said they took glucosamine. Users were less likely […]

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90% of women with endometrial cancer experience irregular bleeding

What to eat and what to avoid if you have PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common health condition experienced by one out of 10 women of childbearing age. PCOS can also lead to other serious health challenges, such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, depression, and increased risk of endometrial cancer. Some research has shown that diet can help reduce the impact of PCOS. How does […]

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