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May 9, 2019

How To Stay Calm Under Pressure

A star athlete misses a penalty shot in overtime. A famous singer bungles the national anthem. A  great actor forgets their lines on stage. We’ve all witnessed someone choke under pressure, and while it may seem like a high-profile phenomenon,… Continue Reading →

Lignans extracted from Vitex negundo possess cytotoxic activity by G2/M phase cell cycle arrest and apoptosis induction.

PMID: Phytomedicine. 2013 May 15 ;20(7):640-7. Epub 2013 Apr 3. PMID: 23562365 Abstract Title: Lignans extracted from Vitex negundo possess cytotoxic activity by G2/M phase cell cycle arrest and apoptosis induction. Abstract: Evn-50 is a lignan compounds mixture extracted from… Continue Reading →

Therapeutic effects of standardized Vitex negundo seeds extract on complete Freund’s adjuvant induced arthritis.

PMID: Phytomedicine. 2014 May 15 ;21(6):838-46. Epub 2014 Mar 25. PMID: 24680620 Abstract Title: Therapeutic effects of standardized Vitex negundo seeds extract on complete Freund’s adjuvant induced arthritis in rats. Abstract: The seeds of Vitex negundo L. (Verbenaceae) have been… Continue Reading →

Antioxidant lignans from the seeds of Vitex negundo

PMID: J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2014 ;16(9):963-9. Epub 2014 Jun 26. PMID: 24965780 Abstract Title: Antioxidant lignans from the seeds of Vitex negundo var. cannabifolia. Abstract: A new phenyldihydronaphthalene-type lignan, vitexdoin F (1), along with 22 known lignan derivatives… Continue Reading →

Anti-inflammatory ursane-and oleanane-type triterpenoids from Vitex negundo.

PMID: J Nat Prod. 2014 Oct 24 ;77(10):2248-54. Epub 2014 Sep 23. PMID: 25245917 Abstract Title: Anti-inflammatory ursane- and oleanane-type triterpenoids from Vitex negundo var. cannabifolia. Abstract: Six new polyoxygenated triterpenoids, cannabifolins A-F (1-6), and eight known triterpenoids, 7-14, were… Continue Reading →

Molecular assessment of protective effect of Vitex negundo in ISO induced myocardial infarction.

PMID: Biomed Pharmacother. 2017 Aug ;92:249-253. Epub 2017 May 24. PMID: 28551544 Abstract Title: Molecular assessment of protective effect of Vitex negundo in ISO induced myocardial infarction in rats. Abstract: Myocardial infarction (MI) is the one of the major causes… Continue Reading →

Bioactive chromone constituents from Vitex negundo alleviate pain and inflammation.

PMID: J Pain Res. 2018 ;11:95-102. Epub 2017 Dec 28. PMID: 29343985 Abstract Title: Bioactive chromone constituents fromalleviate pain and inflammation. Abstract: Background: L. has been widely studied for its beneficial effect in inflammatory and pain conditions. The present study… Continue Reading →

Vitex negundo induces an anticonvulsant effect by inhibiting voltage gated sodium channels in murine Neuro 2A cell line.

PMID: Pak J Pharm Sci. 2018 Jan ;31(1(Suppl.)):297-303. PMID: 29386157 Abstract Title: Vitex negundo induces an anticonvulsant effect by inhibiting voltage gated sodium channels in murine Neuro 2A cell line. Abstract: Vitex negundo (Vn) extract is famous for the treatment… Continue Reading →

Neuroprotective capabilities of Vitex negundo in primary hippocampal neurons.

PMID: Pak J Pharm Sci. 2018 Jan ;31(1(Suppl.)):341-344. PMID: 29386163 Abstract Title: Neuroprotective capabilities of Vitex negundo in primary hippocampal neurons. Abstract: Vitex negundu (Vn) is a well-known aromatic shrub commonly used as a traditional folk medicine famous for its… Continue Reading →

Therapeutic effects of the total lignans from Vitex negundo seeds on collagen-induced arthritis in rats.

PMID: Phytomedicine. 2019 Jan 9 ;58:152825. Epub 2019 Jan 9. PMID: 30831463 Abstract Title: Therapeutic effects of the total lignans from Vitex negundo seeds on collagen-induced arthritis in rats. Abstract: BACKGROUND: The seeds of Vitex negundo, with rich lignans metabolites,… Continue Reading →

Cornstarch, cornmeal, corn syrup: What’s the problem with corn?

You may not know that, like wheat, corn comes from a grass plant, one that has undergone extensive change to create the bizarre mutation called a “cob.” Because corn is also the seed of a grass, it shares many of… Continue Reading →

Triterpenoids from Ganoderma lucidum and their potential anti-inflammatory effects.

PMID: J Agric Food Chem. 2019 May 8 ;67(18):5147-5158. Epub 2019 Apr 24. PMID: 30995041 Abstract Title: Triterpenoids from Ganoderma lucidum and Their Potential Anti-inflammatory Effects. Abstract: Ganoderma lucidum, as food, tea, dietary supplement, and medicine, is widely used in… Continue Reading →

Cornstarch, cornmeal, corn syrup: What’s the problem with corn?

Ganoderma sinense polysaccharide: An adjunctive drug used for cancer treatment.

PMID: Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2019 ;163:165-177. Epub 2019 Mar 25. PMID: 31030747 Abstract Title: Ganoderma sinense polysaccharide: An adjunctive drug used for cancer treatment. Abstract: Ganoderma sinense is one of well-known herb medicine and has been used for… Continue Reading →

Antioxidant and anti-apoptotic effects of royal jelly against nicotine-induced testicular injury in mice.

PMID: Environ Toxicol. 2019 Jun ;34(6):708-718. Epub 2019 Mar 21. PMID: 30896085 Abstract Title: Antioxidant and anti-apoptotic effects of royal jelly against nicotine-induced testicular injury in mice. Abstract: This study describes the effects of royal jelly (RJ) on testicular injury… Continue Reading →

Royal jelly has beneficial effects in neurological disorders of postmenopausal women.

PMID: Molecules. 2019 Mar 22 ;24(6). Epub 2019 Mar 22. PMID: 30909491 Abstract Title: Royal Jelly Ameliorates Behavioral Deficits, Cholinergic System Deficiency, and Autonomic Nervous Dysfunction in Ovariectomized Cholesterol-Fed Rabbits. Abstract: Estrogen deficiency after menopause is associated with autonomic nervous… Continue Reading →

8 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core After Pregnancy (Based on Your Recovery Stage)

As a new mom, I know how it feels to want to return to a fitness routine as… The post 8 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core After Pregnancy (Based on Your Recovery Stage) appeared first on Paleo Blog.

Paleo Apple Nachos Drizzled in Date Caramel Syrup

Nachos get a sweet makeover with crunchy apples, rich dark chocolate, and a naturally sweet, 4-ingredient Paleo caramel… The post Paleo Apple Nachos Drizzled in Date Caramel Syrup appeared first on Paleo Blog.

Royal jelly is a potential area for further studies and improving in spermatogenesis cycle after varicocele.

PMID: Tissue Cell. 2019 Apr ;57:70-77. Epub 2019 Feb 20. PMID: 30947966 Abstract Title: Effect of royal jelly on testicular antioxidant enzymes activity, MDA level and spermatogenesis in rat experimental Varicocele model. Abstract: Varicocele is one of the most prevalent… Continue Reading →

Royal jelly could improve glycemic status, lipid profiles and oxidative stress in diabetes mellitus.

PMID: Complement Ther Med. 2019 Apr ;43:20-27. Epub 2019 Jan 2. PMID: 30935531 Abstract Title: Effects of Royal jelly on metabolic variables in diabetes mellitus: A systematic review. Abstract: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrine disorders in… Continue Reading →

Royal jelly attenuates cadmium-induced nephrotoxicity in male mice.

PMID: Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 9 ;9(1):5825. Epub 2019 Apr 9. PMID: 30967588 Abstract Title: Royal jelly attenuates cadmium-induced nephrotoxicity in male mice. Abstract: Cadmium exposure induces nephrotoxicity by mediating oxidative stress, inflammation, and apoptosis. The purpose of this study… Continue Reading →

More Life Goals Linked To Less Anxiety + More Trending Stories

Stay up-to-date with the latest news this week. The post More Life Goals Linked To Less Anxiety + More Trending Stories appeared first on Dr. Will Cole.

New calls for “regulation” of health information: Censorship much?

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)rolled out a new proposal: “Counteracting Health Misinformation: A Role for Medical Journals?” I was shocked and dismayed. The authors proclaim: “The growing toll of popular fallacies about health and illness is evident…read… Continue Reading →

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Withania somnifera may hold promise in the treatment of depression and anxiety symptoms in schizophrenia.

PMID: Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2019 May ;31(2):123-129. PMID: 31046033 Abstract Title: Effects of a standardized extract of Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) on depression and anxiety symptoms in persons with schizophrenia participating in a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Extracts of… Continue Reading →

Leyla Weighs In: Why I disapprove of restaurant “children’s menus”

Full disclosure: I do not have children—by choice. But this does not preclude me from having a strong opinion about how we feed our kids.  Check out any popular restaurant menu—especially chain restaurants where families often gather—and you’ll see the…read… Continue Reading →

ALDI to Have All Reusable, Recyclable, or Compostable Packaging by 2025

If you’re like me, you cringe when you see people leaving the grocery store with a cart full of items in plastic bags. The problem is that even if these people dutifully dispose of these plastic bags in designated recycling… Continue Reading →

Grape-seed proanthocyanidins are able to reverse intestinal dysfunction and metabolic endotoxemia induced by a cafeteria diet.

PMID: Nutrients. 2019 Apr 29 ;11(5). Epub 2019 Apr 29. PMID: 31035432 Abstract Title: Grape-Seed Proanthocyanidins are Able to Reverse Intestinal Dysfunction and Metabolic Endotoxemia Induced by a Cafeteria Diet in Wistar Rats. Abstract: We evaluated the effectiveness of pharmacological… Continue Reading →

Mom-Of-Six Calls Out English School for Feeding Her Kids Bread And Butter at Lunch Because She Owed $23

According to the head teacher at Ravensdale Junior School in Mickleover, Derbyshire, the school had merely been following the dinner-debt policy. Children will be given bread and butter if their families owe over £10 ($13 USD) in school dinner debts…. Continue Reading →

Newly Proposed Bill Would Prevent People with Food Stamps from Buying Junk Food in Texas

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—also known as the food stamp program—is a multi-billion dollar program that helps people living in poverty to get the food they need. However, people on food stamps are more likely to eat a diet… Continue Reading →

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