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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.
Ginger shown to zap ovarian cancer cells

Ginger shown to zap ovarian cancer cells

Ginger causes ovarian cancer cells to die

Ginger causes ovarian cancer cells to die

Some soft drinks exceed governmental caffeine recommendations

Some soft drinks exceed governmental caffeine recommendations

Warning on caffeine loaded sodas and sports drinks

Warning on caffeine loaded sodas and sports drinks

Herbs popular in treating kids at WIC clinics

Herbs popular in treating kids at WIC clinics

Curry spice appears to shut down a protein active in the spread of breast cancer

Curry spice appears to shut down a protein active in the spread of breast cancer

Which herbs and dietary supplements can help children with nausea, constipation and similar gastrointestinal problems?

Which herbs and dietary supplements can help children with nausea, constipation and similar gastrointestinal problems?

Pigment explains why red heads are more at risk of skin cancer

Pigment explains why red heads are more at risk of skin cancer

Blondes may have fun but redheads can take the pain

Blondes may have fun but redheads can take the pain

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) occurs far more frequently than generally believed

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) occurs far more frequently than generally believed

Curcumin has potent anticancer powers

Curcumin has potent anticancer powers

FDA gives go-ahead for new diabetes treatment

FDA gives go-ahead for new diabetes treatment

Use of herbal supplements in women is increasing

Use of herbal supplements in women is increasing

Herbals, surgery and anesthesia don't always mix

Herbals, surgery and anesthesia don't always mix

New drug application for exenatide has been accepted for review

New drug application for exenatide has been accepted for review

Scopolamine prevents and relieves motion sickness - but possibly with more adverse effects than alternatives

Scopolamine prevents and relieves motion sickness - but possibly with more adverse effects than alternatives

Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid

Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid

New drug application for regulatory approval of exenatide for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

New drug application for regulatory approval of exenatide for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Why lost weight returns after dieting

Why lost weight returns after dieting

Can ginger increase metabolic rate and improve circulation in the hands and feet?

Can ginger increase metabolic rate and improve circulation in the hands and feet?