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Ginkgo fails important memory test, according to study in JAMA
...unctions. In 1998, $310 million dollars worth was sold
in the U.S. alone. Researchers identified 230 volunteers over the age of 60 who were physically and mentally healthy. They gave them 14 tests of learning, memory, and attention and concentration, and had them and their companions (e.g. spouses, part...
Insulin sensitizer has anti-inflammatory effect in diabetics
...he American Diabetes Association. Rosiglitazone is sold
under the brand name Avandia(r). UB endocrinologists, led by Paresh Dandona, M.D., professor of medicine and head of the Division of Endocrinology in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, have been studying the anti-inflammatory propert...
Writing nanopatterns with DNA inks
...new tool, we can take a normal chip thats made and sold
today for studying a problem in genomics and miniaturize it to 1/100,000th of its size," said Chad A. Mirkin, director of Northwesterns Institute for Nanotechnology, who led the research team. "In a normal chip with 100,000 different spots of DNA, ea...
Scientists warn against anti-aging hype
...s. The authors warn that hormone supplements being sold
at anti-aging clinics are potentially dangerous and should not be used except by people with rare medical conditions and with the advice of their physicians. This view echoes a report recently published by the federal government's General Accounting ...
Survey identifies drugs most likely to be found in the environment
... conclusions are based on a survey of the 200 most sold
and prescribed drugs in the United States. Padma V...as a Danish study that looked at the top 20 [drugs sold
and prescribed in Denmark]. If you compare our study to theirs, only about one-third, or less, of th...
...e those hair products," he says. The products are sold
as shampoos or treatments to deep-condition dry, b...st's inquiries suggest such products are no longer sold
in Europe, many are still available worldwide over the Internet. And they remain popular among Afri...
Primate bushmeat : Populations exposed to simian immunodeficiency viruses
...rly 800 monkeys hunted in rainforests of Cameroon, sold
on the markets as bushmeat or kept as pets showed ...keys , hunted in the rainforests, and subsequently sold
for their meat on markets in Yaound, surrounding villages and logging concessions, or kept as pets w...
Research confirms safety and efficacy of RemiFemin for menopausal symptoms
...y of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) extracts - sold
under the name RemiFemin Menopause in the United States - for the treatment of menopause symptoms. The German Commission E, a regulatory body established by the German Federal Health Authorities similar to the FDA, has approved black cohosh as a tre...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, March 19, 2002
...marketed by the manufacturer and in other products sold
on bodybuilding and nutritional supplement Internet sites. An accompanying editorial points out the need for regulation of dietary supplements, assurances of product safety, and ongoing monitoring and enforcement of safety standards....
Lunch on the street feeds the poor residents of Nairobi
...food provides much employment. The most frequently sold
food on the streets in Nairobi is mandazi, similar to doughnuts but then shaped like a pasty. In addition to this snack many complete meals are sold. Particularly popular is a mixture of red beans with maize and perhaps some vegetables mixed in. In a...
Stopping statins may cause rebound that triples risk of death
... known as Mevacor (24.1 percent), and pravastatin, sold
as Pravachol (20.4 percent). All the statins appeared to provide a similar protective effect when patients were pretreated for at least six months prior to hospitalization, says Hamm. There was no evidence that the discontinuation of the statins was...
UNC, Wake Forest scholars work to reduce crimes against Hispanics in North Carolina
...services and housing, not paid for work completed, sold
faulty automobiles and other equipment and cheated over various immigration concerns. - often did not report crimes because of their inability to speak English and fears of police and immigration officials. - were largely unfamiliar with state traff...
Pipelines, storage containers may spread MTBE throughout Midwest
...mmon gasoline additive, has been found in gasoline sold
throughout the Midwest even though it is not routinely used there, researchers reported today at the 222nd national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society. The researchers analyzed regular unleaded gasoline sa...
Spaghetti gets protein boost from corn gluten meal
...n herbicide. Nearly a billion pounds of pasta were sold
in the United States in 1998, for an average of more than three pounds of pasta per person that year. Any further uses would provide an additional market for the corn gluten meal, Wu said. #...
New recommendations proposed for safe use of herbal medications by patients having surgery
...hough there are more than 1,500 herbal medications sold
in the United States, they focussed on the eight most common herbs -- echinacea, ephedra, garlic, ginko, ginseng, kava, St. John's wort, and valerian -- which account for 50 percent of all single-herb preparations sold. The authors found, first of al...
Researchers develop white wine with health benefits similar to red
...and aroma of regular white wine, is expected to be sold
in the United States by the end of the year, says Aviram. White wine is traditionally made without the use of grape skins. Red wine is made by fermenting the juice along with the skins. The skins give red wine its coloration and contain the highest...
Children remain alert and ready to learn when taking over-the-counter antihistamines that make adults drowsy
...he-counter antihistamine diphenhydramine, commonly sold
under the trade name Benadryl, has such potent sed...on-sedating prescription antihistamine loratadine, sold
as Claritin, had any effect on childrens alertness or ability to learn, according to a study done by...
Noni plant may yield new drugs to fight tuberculosis
...sed into juices, pills and other products that are sold
in health food stores and over the Internet. Like other herbal remedies, the curative powers of noni remain largely unproven, while its potential health risks are unknown. Still, the plant has become the target of a growing number of studies. ...
Beer found to contain potent antioxidant
...ion does not regulate them. Flavonoids are widely sold
in pill form in health food stores and supermarkets, where they are presented as nutritional supplements. "All we're saying is that the compounds we tested have better antioxidant activity than previously known flavonoids," Buhler said. "It takes les...
A threatened St. Johns wort plant could be more effective as an anti-depressant, Cornell and USDA researchers find
...ypericin determines the potency of St. John's wort sold
over-the-counter, and as the plant's hypericin con...so does its worth. While much of St. John's wort sold
in stores is "wild-crafted" or picked from the wild commercially produced H. perforatum can fetch ...
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