Tag: "cranberry" at medical news
Cranberry usage common for urinary tract infections
...s fairly common for parents to give their children cranberry
products to treat or prevent urinary tract infecti... "It has become clear that parents frequently use cranberry
for therapeutic purposes occasionally in lieu of standard therapy," said Kathi Kemper, M.D., a pedi...
Cranberries contain possible anti-caries/anti-plaque agents
Scientists have discovered that the humble cranberry
harbors several anti-oxidants (flavonoids) that show the ability to counteract the damaging effects of the bacterium Streptococcus mutans, which causes dental caries (tooth decay). Dental caries is the most common oral infectious disease that afflict...
Orange juice is better than lemonade at keeping kidney stones away
... a potassium ion while the citrate in lemonade and cranberry
juice is accompanied by a hydrogen ion. Ions of hydrogen, but not potassium, counteract the beneficial effects of the high citrate content. "There is an absolute need to consider the accompanying positive charge [of hydrogen ions] whenever one asse...