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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.
Medicinal plants: from genes to drugs

Medicinal plants: from genes to drugs

Many high schools report challenges when implementing and enforcing state concussion laws

Many high schools report challenges when implementing and enforcing state concussion laws

Study investigates barriers faced by high schools when implementing state concussion laws

Study investigates barriers faced by high schools when implementing state concussion laws

Study finds disparities in hospital-based cardiovascular care, mortality for homeless adults

Study finds disparities in hospital-based cardiovascular care, mortality for homeless adults

Major global health initiative could save hundreds of thousands of babies in Africa

Major global health initiative could save hundreds of thousands of babies in Africa

Evocative labels can get people to choose and consume more vegetables

Evocative labels can get people to choose and consume more vegetables

Labels emphasizing taste can encourage healthy eating, shows study

Labels emphasizing taste can encourage healthy eating, shows study

World's first scalp cooling research center to benefit cancer sufferers

World's first scalp cooling research center to benefit cancer sufferers

Oils from garlic and other herbs show strong killing activity against Lyme disease bacteria

Oils from garlic and other herbs show strong killing activity against Lyme disease bacteria

Utilization of ED for mTBI evaluations may increase with approval of TBI legislation

Utilization of ED for mTBI evaluations may increase with approval of TBI legislation

New approach promises to forecast cultivar resistance at much earlier stage

New approach promises to forecast cultivar resistance at much earlier stage

Pungent compound contained in ginger ensures fresh breath

Pungent compound contained in ginger ensures fresh breath

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Combining natural cures with biomedical devices improves bone health, growth

Combining natural cures with biomedical devices improves bone health, growth

Gout medication may help improve heart function in adult patients

Gout medication may help improve heart function in adult patients

Few easy ways to add more wellness to the day

Few easy ways to add more wellness to the day

Metabolic Syndrome could make it harder for older adults to respond to antidepressant therapy

Metabolic Syndrome could make it harder for older adults to respond to antidepressant therapy

New dual-purpose drug delivery device to be developed for HIV and pregnancy prevention

New dual-purpose drug delivery device to be developed for HIV and pregnancy prevention

Plant extracts may help protect against negative effects of X-ray irradiation

Plant extracts may help protect against negative effects of X-ray irradiation

Routine dental checkups offer opportunity to observe changes in patient’s health

Routine dental checkups offer opportunity to observe changes in patient’s health