Weight loss teas are becoming common, with advertisements claiming dramatic results often appearing online. Do the big promises match the results, or do they only match the price tag?A search of the medical research database pubmed found there are no studies specifically on the use of "slimming teas
The World Health Organization recognizes two criteria for assessing the safety of herbal medicines. First is long period of traditional use of the herbal medicine without documented or reported adverse effect or harm, and second is scientific-based evidence.This criteria is a fall-out from the works
A medicinal plant which grows as weed in wastelands across India could soon provide a potent cure for liver cancer.An interdisciplinary team of scientists from four major institutes has reported that a compound derived from the leaves of Solanum nigrum , known as Manithakkali in Malayalam, has remar
A self-styled doctor and three of his patients died in a south Indian village after drinking a poisonous herbal medicine which he claimed cured diabetes and hypertension, officials said Tuesday.Another patient is in a critical condition at a government-run hospital after they drank the concoction pr
Most people either think herbal medicines are useless or use them in the same way as drugs.
About 5-8% of all people over the age of 65 have some form of dementia, and this number doubles every five years above that age. Dementia is the loss of mental ability that is severe enough to interfere with people’s every life and Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia in aging people. American typical diet contains high amount of saturated and trans fat, artificial ingredients with less fruits and vegetable which can lead to dementia and other kind of diseases.