Peppermint Oil Relaxes Spastic Esophagus to Relieve Chest Pain, Improve Swallowing

Imagine that while eating a delicious meal at your favorite restaurant, your joy is cut short because of difficulty swallowing your food, followed by...

Study Finds Health Problems in Second- and Third-Generation Offspring of Rats...

Washington State University researchers have found a variety of diseases and other health problems in the second- and third-generation offspring of rats exposed to...

Elderberry Compounds Directly Inhibit Flu Virus Entry and Replication in Human...

Folk medicines and herbal products have been used for millennia to combat a wide range of ailments, and in the process confounding modern scientists...

Gum Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pneumonia

Researchers are reporting new findings on how bacteria involved in gum disease can travel throughout the body, exuding toxins connected with Alzheimer's disease, rheumatoid...

Animal Study Suggests Women May Not Benefit From Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet recently has been touted for weight loss and improving blood sugar control, but a new animal study finds that women fail...

20 Minute “Nature-Pills” Shown to Significantly Lower Stress Hormone Levels

Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature...

Liver, Colon Cancer Cells Thwarted by Compounds Derived From Hops

Hops, the plant that adds flavor, color and bitterness to beer, also produces a primary compound that thwarts cancer cells, and two important derivatives...

Pueraria Root: Modern Research Supports Health Benefits of an Ancient Vine

Despite its reputation as a vexing vine taking over countless backyards, Pueraria root (radix puerariae) – commonly known as kudzu – is a powerful...

Drinking Hot Tea Doubles Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association...

Study Identifies Coffee Compounds That May Inhibit Prostate Cancer

For the first time, scientists have identified compounds found in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. This is a pilot study,...