New study finds ginseng can treat and prevent influenza H1N1 and cold virus

Ginseng roots in a market in Seoul Wikipedia Commons Georgia State University’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences reports on April 21, 2014, in a news release, “Ginseng Can Treat And Prevent Influenza And Respiratory Virus, Researcher Finds“, that ginseng can treat and prevent influenza. Scientist Sang-Moo Kang reports in a recent issue of “Nutrients” and …

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Drinking tart cherry juice improves sleep and cures insomnia, new study shows

Tart cherry juice cures insomnia Flickr: “more cherries” Julie Danielle A new study by researchers at Louisiana State University, “Tart Cherry Juice Increases Sleep Time in Older Adults with Insomnia,? presented April 28, 2014 at the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting found drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep …

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America debuts an all marijuana cigarette and the Club of Hashish-Eaters

Celebstoner and The Cannabist announced on April 28, 2014, that 10-pack Cranfords Cannabis Cigarettes with 100 milligrams of THC are now available for sale in stores in Colorado. This isn’t the first time in history cannabis has made a major debut. Until mid nineteenth century, cannabis use remained quite secretive in Europe until the dawn …

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Scientists find link between negative emotions and inflammation

Links between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and inflammation Photo credit: Philip Bitnar / Koukej Makak Production on Flickr (cc) Finally, scientists are closing in on the mind-body connection. In new groundbreaking research, they have discovered yet one more link between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and …

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Ancient face reading secrets reappear in scientific study

New Scientist and Glasgow University Study Physiognomy was once a respected twofold science: a method to discern a person’s character from their outward appearance and divine one’s future from one’s physical characteristics. Since the divination aspect of the science was abused (as most divinatory arts are), it was eventually deemed unlawful to practice the art …

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Scientific study proves frankincense fights inflammatory disease

Ph.D. student Olga Scherer from Jena University compares the resin of Boswellia trees from Africa (left) and India. Photo: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU Frankincense resin which begins as a milky-white sticky liquid that flows from the trunk of the Boswellia tree when it’s injured, healing the tree’s wound, treasured by and named by the Frankish (French) Knights …

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