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Easing Eczema: Top three therapies

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Eczema is the most common form of dermatitis, a term which literally means “inflamed skin.” The condition can affect people young and old and encompasses a number of red, itchy skin conditions. Eczema may look like a dry, scaly rash or weepy, oozing blisters. It is often triggered by an allergy to food, pollen, animal [...]

Evening Primrose and Breast Cancer: GLA inhibits cancer-causing gene

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a substance in evening primrose oil and borage oil, inhibits the action of Her-2/neu, a cancer gene that is responsible for almost 30% of all breast cancers, Northwestern University researchers report. “Breast cancer patients with Her-2/neu-positive tumours have an aggressive form of the disease and a poor prognosis,” said researcher Ruth Lupu, [...]