Meat eating and Prostate Cancer

Meat Eating Heightens Prostate Cancer Risk Collated results from 12 previous studies indicate that meat eating increases the risk of prostate cancer. The study conducted by Andrew Roddam from Oxford University looked into the data gleaned fro studies involving 3,700 men with prostrate cancer and another 5,200 as a control who did not have the…

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Indian Traditional Medical Formulations Documentation

India logs over 2 lakh traditional medical formulations (From: Times of India)10 Feb 2009, 0120 hrs IST, Kounteya Sinha, TNN In what is the world’s first Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL), India has completed documenting over two lakh medical formulations of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani to save them from piracy. After eight years of toil,…

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Exercise relieves Depression & Migraine

Exercise Relieves Depression and Migraines A recent study has revealed that people suffering from migraines can get substantial relief via exercise. In fact not only exercise but relaxation has shown to reduce the occurrence of migraine too. The study involved 30 female volunteers who suffered from migraines and depression. They were asked to perform regular…

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Diabetes soar in U.K.

The UK is seeing an explosion of diabetes linked to growing obesity rates, experts are warning. From 1997 to 2003 there was a 74% rise in new cases of diabetes. And by 2005, more than 4% of the population was classed as having diabetes – nearly double the rate of 10 years earlier. The bulk…

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Ayurveda – The Original Medicine of India

UNDERSTANDING AYURVEDA – The Original Medicine of India The Divine creation of the eternal macrocosm is the most precious Divine gift and Life is its quintessence. Entire cosmos has originated from the basic substances – The Panchmahabhutas (Sky, Air, Fire, Water & Earth). Ayurveda – The world’s oldest science of healing, is the Divine-largess to…

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Under Eye Dark Circles

Dark circles are a common problem nowadays. With people spending more hours in front of computer screens and less hours in bed, their incidence is definitely on the rise. They make you look chronically tired, dull, lethargic and in extreme cases, something out of a horror show. The various reasons why they occur are: Genetic:…

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Turmeric Spice

Turmeric (Haldi) Spice May Cure Alzheimer’s A “Medicine hunter” working for Fox news has been expounding the medicinal benefits of turmeric root. Chris Kilham is an ethnobotonist which means he researches and analyses ethnically growing herbs, spices and other plants. Turmeric root has been the focus of his latest exploits and especially because the root…

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Saffron treats Blindness

Saffron helps fight blindness! Indo-Asian News Service Sydney, May 18, 2009 Saffron may help prevent loss of sight in old age and even improve vision in people suffering certain blinding eye diseases. Research by Silvia Bisti, professor at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Vision Science (The Vision Centre), University of L’Aquila, Italy, has established…

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Ginger

GINGER – The Wonder Cure The Wonderful treaure of Healing Herbs from India, Ayurveda, esteems Ginger as the most valuable herb with excellent medicinal properties. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) known as Gingembre in French, Ingwer in German Zanzabil in Arabic & Persian texts and fresh variety as known as Ardhrakam in Sanskrit or Adrakh in common…

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Ashwagandha

Withania somnifera Ashwagandha is one of the main herbs for promoting Ojas and rejuvenating the body. It is a well-known semen promoter and it treats impotency and infertility. It increases physical endurance and improves sexual function. It is a rejuvenative general tonic, which stimulates immune system. Increases physical endurance & promotes Ojas. It regenerates hormonal…

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Arjuna

Arjuna – A Herb for Heart Dr Sanjeev Sood Physicians in ancient India carried the impression that the bark had some special virtue in promoting the union of fractures and the dispersion of ecchymosis when given internally. It grows in most parts of India and is also planted in many parts for shade and ornament.…

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