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Aloe vera: Natural, home remedy treats canker and cold sores
...mbranes. The patient drank 2.0 ounces of aloe vera juice
daily and topical applied aloe vera lip balm. The ...era. "Aloe vera can be taken both as the aloe vera juice
and aloe vera gel. These are the two modes of delivery recognized by the FDA," says Dr. Wynn. Those ...
Monkey 'pay-per-view' study could aid understanding of autism
.... -- Researches have found that monkeys will "pay" juice
rewards to see images of high-ranking monkeys or f...nts in which they gave male rhesus macaque monkeys juice
rewards for glancing at either a neutral target on a computer screen or images of other monkeys. By ...
Florida Department of Citrus responds to URMC's release on grapefruit-drug interactions
...n pregnancy. The FDOC acknowledges that grapefruit juice
is known to interact with certain cholesterol-lowe...cribed a medication that interacts with grapefruit juice
and don't wish to comply with this restriction, there generally are non-interacting, alternative med...
Grapefruit juice and medication can be a dangerous mix
can be dangerous for people on certain medications... began drinking two to three glasses of grapefruit juice
each day. The man became critically ill as a result of an interaction between grapefruit juice
Hebrew University researcher finds 'sweet' way to help prevent heart disease
...ss between a grapefruit and a pomelo) or drink its juice
regularly will be able to lower their blood choles...ry. In order to test the benefits of drinking the juice
of the pomelit (known commercially as Israeli Jaffa Sweetie), 72 patients at Kaplan Hospital in Reho...
Compound in apples may help fight Alzheimer's disease
...r than the flesh, Lee says. Products such as apple juice
and apple sauce do not contain significant amounts of skin. In general, red apples tend to have more of the antioxidant than green or yellow ones, although any apple variety is a good source of quercetin, he adds. For those who dont like apples or ma...
The brain science behind 'A beautiful mind'
...th money, and the monkeys were rewarded with fruit juice
each time they "won" a round of the game. Dorris and Glimcher found that with human players, the outcomes predicted by the Nash equilibrium computations were largely correct and surprisingly, that the behavior of the monkeys in this game was essentia...
Health benefits of citrus topic at American Chemical Society meeting in Philadelphia
...ch meal lost 3.6 pounds, while those who drank the juice
three times a day lost 3.3 pounds, with some losin...eveloped into a super-pill or specialty grapefruit juice
that can be co-administered with prescription drugs to increase their bioavailability, thus reducing...
Iron supplements help only certain non-anemic women
...tarians, they recommend consuming citrus fruit and juice
(vitamin C) with meals to improve absorption from iron-rich foods, such as legumes, whole grains and green vegetables. The other study authors are Virginia Utermohlen, M.D., professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell, and Pamela Hinton, assistant p...
Cranberry juice may reduce risk of female urinary tract infections
...just a little sweeter for some. Drinking cranberry juice
on a regular basis may help prevent urinary tract ...e lining of the urinary tract. Whether provided in juice
or tablet form, the contents of the berries have been the subject of clinical study since 1966 in as...
New findings on memory could enhance learning
...iginal out of two to six different images to get a juice
reward. By recording cell activity during hundreds of these trials in which the pictures were all different, the researchers noticed that certain cells were more active when the pictures contained similar features, such as images of people but not...
Orange juice fortified with plant sterols found to lower 'bad' cholesterol in healthy volunteers
...enter who led the sterol study. "Fortifying orange juice
with plant sterols is an easy and effective way to...than 200 mg/dL. The inclusion of sterols in orange juice
offers an important treatment option without increasing saturated fat and at the same time providing...
Concord grape juice improved memory and neuro-motor skills in animal study
... FRANCE, December 18, 2003-Consuming Concord grape juice
significantly improved laboratory animals' short-t... and lead researcher in the study. "Concord grape juice
appeared to reduce or reverse the loss of sensitivity of muscarinic receptors, thus enhancing cognit...
Brain area identified that weighs rewards
... how monkeys choose to look at lighted targets for juice
rewards, neurobiologists have identified a still-m...ast array of lighted diodes, in return for a fruit juice
reward. At the same time, the researchers would monitor electrical activity in the neurons of the po...
College students may be drinking more alcohol than even they realize
...d be placed on drinks that contain alcohol? Grape juice
has them, so why shouldn't wine? Otherwise, how is a person to know how many standard servings of alcohol are present in their bottle of wine or their 40-ounce bottle of beer?" White spoke of an Australian-government initiative that began in 1995, ...
Shape of beverage glass influences how much people pour and drink
...d three tests. In the first, he looked at how much juice
97 teenagers poured for themselves during breakfas...s. The teenagers poured 76.4 percent more orange juice
in the short, wide glasses than in the tall glasses (9.7 ounces versus 5.5 ounces). Although the gir...
Neurons that play truth or consequences
...eys were trained by rewarding them with squirts of juice
when they correctly followed instructions. By requiring the monkeys to inhibit a movement after their brain had begun preparing to execute it, Schall and his colleagues created situations that isolated different types of neural signals. By recording ...
Cranberries may help reduce stroke damage
...ulated conditions of stroke, exposure to cranberry juice
was found to have a statistically significant effe...obody knows the amount of cranberries or cranberry juice
people should eat or drink to have an optimal effect against stroke, she adds. Other studies have sh...
Study provides new evidence that cranberry juice may help fight heart disease
...sed on laboratory tests, that the antioxidant-rich juice
may help lower risk factors for heart disease, no ...e first long-term study of the effect of cranberry juice
on cholesterol levels, were described today at the 225 th national meeting of the American Chemical...
Brain anticipates events to learn routines
...tion of a display screen. They were rewarded with juice
if they pulled a lever when the change occurred. The activity of neurons in the visual cortex was measured during the experiment. "Activity in the neurons went up when the event was likely to happen, and went down when it was unlikely to happen," Gho...