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.
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $50,000 grant from the Safeway Foundation to explore the use of the South Asian spice Turmeric as a way of reducing joint pain in breast cancer patients being treated with anti-estrogen drugs.
In the eyes of the tech industry, mental health treatment is an area ripe for disruption.
Researchers will be presenting their findings at the NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE conference on the science behind the health benefits of certain superfoods.
Many natural compounds have various anti-inflammatory and other beneficial properties that humans have been utilizing for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years.
An international group of scientists from India and Russia has created edible food films for packaging fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, and seafood. Films consist of natural ingredients, they are safe for health and the environment.
Concussion, a form of traumatic brain injury, is a common injury among children and teens. Concussions can have adverse effects on physical, cognitive, emotional and sleep health.
While many people believe misinformation on Facebook and Twitter from time to time, people with lower education or health literacy levels, a tendency to use alternative medicine, or distrust of the health care system are more likely to believe inaccurate medical postings than others, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Naturopathic medicine, or herbal medicine, is all the rage, especially among young people. But how much of this is supported by science?
Eating avocado as part of your daily diet can help improve gut health, a new study from University of Illinois shows. Avocados are a healthy food that is high in dietary fiber and monounsaturated fat. However, it was not clear how avocados impact the microbes in the gastrointestinal system or "gut."
The antidepressant fluvoxamine appears to prevent COVID-19 infections from worsening and may help keep patients out of the hospital, a trial based on research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.
Latest research from Affirmativ Health succeeds in treating cognitive decline using personalized, precision medicine.
Cognitive decline is a major concern of the aging population. Already, Alzheimer's disease affects approximately 5.4 million Americans and 30 million people globally. Without effective prevention and treatment, the prospects for the future are bleak.
As the mother of a child with food allergies, Heather Sapp was well versed in reading labels and calling manufacturers to verify ingredients. For years, she kept her daughter's diet free of the peanuts and tree nuts that could kill her.
Curcumin, a natural compound found in the spice turmeric, could help eliminate certain viruses, research has found.
Cybersickness, or motion sickness during the use of virtual reality, can be a major roadblock to the development and adoption of augmented and virtual reality technology.
Speak in short sentences. Be clear. Direct but not rude. Stay calm, even if you're shaking inside. Never put your hands in your pockets. Make sure people can always see your hands. Try not to hunch your shoulders. Listen to their directions.
Lonza and the Swedish company CELLINK have partnered to offer a comprehensive 3-dimensional bioprinting solution designed to optimize and increase access to complete 3D cell culture workflows.
CELLINK has collaborated with Lonza to offer a comprehensive 3-dimensional (3D) bioprinting solution designed to advance complete 3D cell culture workflows.
Adding an array of spices to your meal is a surefire way to make it more tasty, but new Penn State research suggests it may increase its health benefits, as well.
Aloe Vera is seen as having a positive effect on the body by more than seven out of 10 consumers, thereby claiming the top spot out of 50 ingredients globally in every region but the Middle East and Africa, where ginger took first place, with support from 78% of consumers in the region, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.