The Sea Urchin Genome Sequencing Project (SUGSP) Consortium, led by the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM-HGSC) in Houston, announced today the decoding and analysis of the genome sequence of the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus.
Pass on the salt. Cut back on the sugar. Some easy recipe adjustments may be in order for healthier cooking. The November issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource answers questions about healthier cooking.
The health effects of wine (and alcohol in general) are the subject of considerable ongoing study. In the USA, a boom in red wine consumption was touched off in the 1990s by ’60 Minutes’, and other news reports on the French paradox. Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of the juice of fruits, usually grapes.
A research consortium, supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced the publication of a high-quality draft genome sequence of the western honey bee, finding that its genome is more similar to humans than any insect sequenced thus far.
Diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar. A healthy-eating plan tailored to your needs will do that and more. Majority of people affected with diabetes are overweight or obese. In fact, your risk of getting diabetes increases the more weight you put on.
Yamoa powder is an asthma remedy from Ghana that remained a closely guarded secret until 1994, when a shaman revealed it to her grandson who had moved to London, and gave him permission to share it with the world. He brought the ground bark of the Yamoa gum tree (Funtumia elastica) back to England and asked 20 fellow post office workers who suffered from asthma or hay fever to try it. All reported improvement.
According to Naturopaths the energy needed for digestion if diverted to elimination can benefit those affected with dengue. “A dengue affected person is put on complete liquid diet. The affected person may be given fruit juice, vegetable soups but no solid diet, neither solid fruit. Thus the energy required for digestion is diverted towards elimination,” Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy Assistant Director Dr Rajiv Rastogi said.
Indicated in eruptive fevers, especially in scarlatina; in diphtheria; in inflammatory affections, particularly in those of erysipelatous tendency; in dropsies with absence of thirst and scanty urination; nephritis. Very important in the treatment of post-scarlatinal dropsy. Used in intermittent and other fevers; in ovarian diseases; in certain coughs, with much dyspnoea.
Indicated in the complications or sequelae of gonorrhoea (fig-warts, gonorrhoeal rheumatism and ovaritis, etc.) and the bad effects of vaccination. Used in syphilitic iritis and other complaints resting upon a syphilitic base; gonorrhoea with thin, greenish discharge and scalding during micturition. Has done good work in neuralgic headaches and in neuralgia in other parts (facial, ciliary). Adapted to the so-called hydrogenoid constitution; acts well in stout persons of dark complexion, lymphatic temperament and unhealthy skin.
A new research has shown that honey, one of the oldest healing remedies known to medicine, produces effective results when used as a wound dressing.