Researchers from RMIT University have developed a new artificial enzyme that uses light to kill bacteria. The artificial enzymes could one day be used in the fight against infections, and to keep high-risk public spaces like hospitals free of bacteria like E. coli and golden staph.
Cancer is a serious disease prevalent in modern society. Fortunately, good dietary habits can offer us some protection. In traditional Chinese medicine, the following three melons, when included in your daily diet, are said to help prevent cancer.
Paris polyphylla is a herb that has long been regarded in traditional Chinese medicine as a great cure for fevers, burns, and for detoxification. In particular, it cures snakebites very well.
A headache, the common cold, a sprained ankle, and even food poisoning can be treated by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
As more research is done regarding so-called non-traditional healthcare, doctors and scientists are rediscovering old treatments that are increasingly supplanting today’s standard treatments for a number of conditions.
Burdock is ranked as one of the most prescribed herbs used by Western herbalists. It has a broad range of applications, but it is most specifically indicated for sciatica and stimulation of the kidneys.
During the recent flu outbreak, the demand for Chinese herbal medicine increased tremendously. In New York, the traditional Chinese medicine Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa has become a wildly popular remedy for treating coughs. Otherwise known as Nin Jiom loquat…
One of the very precious gifts from God is the Antrodia camphorate, or stout camphor fungus. This mushroom only grows on Cinnamomum kanehirae (also known as Niu zhang (牛樟), a tree native to Taiwan at 2,000 meters above sea level. It is…
A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel technique for the delivery of cancer treatment directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release chemotherapy drugs once in the neighborhood of the cancerous cell.
Before I start, I am not saying Listerine invented bad breath — human mouths have stunk for millennia and there are ancient breath freshening solutions to prove it. The question is: Was halitosis invented by Listerine? The answer is yes.