Ginger is an herb with a root that has been used in cooking, and by some cultures to treat nausea, vomiting, and certain other medical conditions. It is being studied in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy. The scientific name is Zingiber officianale.
The role of fruits, vegetables, spices, animal products, and other foods in strengthening the immune system.
Study reviews how certain foods, including fruits, vegetables, spices, and animal products, bolster the immune system. It details the immune-boosting properties of various foods and underscores the importance of a nutritious diet in disease prevention and management.
A 12-week study on adults over 60 found that wasabi supplements containing 6-MSITC significantly improved episodic and working memory. While other cognitive domains showed no improvement, the findings suggest that wasabi's anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties may offer new avenues for combating age-related memory decline.
The positive effects and adverse reactions of spices, dietary fiber, and medicinal herbs for pediatric patients with IBS.
An oral lipid nanoparticle drug prevents tumor development in mice, suggesting this is a promising drug formulation for preventing colitis-associated cancer, according to a study led by researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Comprehensive study reveals that whole ginger extracts have a significant impact on inhibiting neutrophil hyperactivity, a key factor in autoimmune diseases like APS and lupus. Consuming ginger for just a week showed promising results in both animal models and human trials, positioning it as a natural and affordable treatment option for a range of autoimmune disorders.
New research has revealed a potentially important role ginger supplements can play in controlling inflammation for people living with autoimmune diseases.
Researchers explore available evidence that medicinal plants may help improve cognitive function by reducing brain inflammation.
Researchers explore the potential utility of ginger essential oil in preventing NASH.
You may know it as an aromatic spice to add flavor to your dishes or as a soothing herbal remedy to use for upset stomachs, but researchers from Osaka Metropolitan University have uncovered promising findings that Kencur, a tropical plant in the ginger family native to Southeast Asia, possesses anti-cancer effects.
Researchers described 20 medicinal plants, their bioactive phytochemical components, therapeutic potential, modes of action, and prospects and ability to combat diabetes mellitus.
Research explores the potential benefits of herbs and spices in rheumatic diseases, highlighting their bioactive compounds and medicinal properties. It provides an updated review of their mechanisms of action and summarizes human studies in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, and Fibromyalgia.
An expansion of the Affordable Care Act that extends Medicaid eligibility to more people improved patient outcomes, prevention measures and screening access, according to a review of research published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a peer-reviewed American Heart Association journal.
A pharmacology researcher at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) has co-authored a new study that makes a strong case for why a golden spice commonly found in curry could enhance ovarian cancer treatments.
In a recent study posted to the Preprints with The Lancet* server, researchers in China conducted a multi-center, retrospective study to gather data on the prevalence of olfactory dysfunction (OD) after three years of recovering from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The story of one patient’s ER experience does not at all capture the complexities of an emergency department serving the needs of a stochastic patient population.
An article published in Food Chemistry elaborated on the health benefits of culinary herbs and spices.
Gross anatomy reveals three-dimensional shapes of pathology at a large scale. Histology, in contrast, reveals the microscopic anatomy of biological structures. But that magnification comes at a cost -; histology shows only two-dimensional shapes because it studies small, flat slices of stained tissue.
A recent study determined the effectiveness of antiviral chewing gum in reducing oral viral load in the exhaled air of COVID-19 patients.
A new study discusses phytovigilance initiatives based on the real-world use of herbal drugs in cancer along with conventional chemotherapy.