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5 Essential Oils to Keep You Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

By Yelena Sukhoterina Essential oils, or volatile oils derived from plant material, have shown great benefits during the cold and flu season. Many essential oils have strong antibacterial and anti-viral properties. They help protect against viruses, as well as promote quicker recovery if you are already…

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Its Leaves Build Blood, Help Epilepsy, Fight Infections and Arthritis

By John Summerly Moringa oleifera has an impressive range of medicinal uses with high nutritional value and medicinal benefits. Different parts of Moringa contain a profile of important minerals and are a good source of protein, vitamins, amino acids and various phenolics. It possesses antitumor,…

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Antimicrobial Products Promote Bacteria Buildup In Human Noses

An antimicrobial agent found in common household soaps, shampoos and toothpastes may be finding its way inside human noses where it promotes the colonization of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria and could predispose some people to infection. Researchers at the University of Michigan report their findings this…

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Garlic Substance Effective Against Even The Strongest Bacteria

Garlic contains a substance that is particularly effective in encounters with even the hardiest bacterial strains. A young researcher at the University of Copenhagen will soon be defending his PhD thesis on the positive properties of the malodorous plant. Aggressive multi-resistant infections constitute an increasing…

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Genetically Modifying Humans Via Antibiotics? Something You Need To Know

by Lisa Bloomquist A new kind of antibiotic has been developed by researchers at Oregon State University. The new antibiotics are called PPMOs, which stand for peptide-conjugated phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers.  They are “a synthetic analog of DNA or RNA that has the ability to silence…

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