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STUDY: Vitamin C and zinc supplementation can increase the effectiveness of antimalarial agents

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that’s caused by parasites from the genus Plasmodium. Five species are known to cause malaria...

Molecule in Nigella sativa (black seed) may prevent spike protein-induced vascular damage, scientists conclude in published paper indexed by NIH (updated)

New research published in the journal Vascular Pharmacology shows that a molecule found in Nigella sativa, also known as black seed or...

Vitamin C found to improve blood sugar and blood pressure control in people with Type 2 diabetes

Vitamin C is well-known as a powerful antioxidant and immune-boosting vitamin, but that’s not all there is to it. A recent study...

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for men

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that are incredibly important for human health. Not only do these polyunsaturated fats make up cell...

Study presents evidence supporting the use of curcumin as alternative treatment for kidney fibrosis

Renal or kidney fibrosis is a progressive condition that results from the excessive accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins, which...

Homegrown medicine: Local yarrow from the Middle East shown to have gastroprotective properties

Gastric or stomach ulcers are open sores that develop along the lining of the stomach. When they occur in the first part of the small...

Can a plantain from Asia keep liver disease at bay?

Plantago asiatica, also known as Chinese plantain, is a useful plant that belongs to the plantain or fleawort (Plantaginaceae) family. It...

Study: Coffee senna leaves exhibit anti-malarial properties

Senna occidentalis, commonly known as coffee senna, is a weed widely used in traditional medicine around the world. For instance, in Hausa...

Beyond hardwood: Teak leaves offer anti-inflammatory and antiparasitic benefits

Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of medicine in India and promotes the use of natural products for healing. Herbal medicines have a...

Lycopene is a promising nutrient that can prevent gastric diseases associated with H. pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium that grows in your digestive tract. An opportunistic pathogen, it is considered to be the...