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Cranberry Cure? Researchers find cranberries help fight herpes

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Cranberries have significant biological activity that can help to combat herpes virus type II (HSV-2) infection, one of the most common viral infections in humans, according to scientists. Researchers at the Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan isolated a compound called proanthocyanidin A-1 from the evergreen shrub, also known as lingonberry or partridgeberry. Chun-Ching Lin and [...]

Safe remedy for urinary tract infection

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

Cranberry juice is a traditional remedy for treating and preventing urinary tract infection (UTI). Several recent studies have verified that cranberry indeed contains anti-bacterial compounds that can help reduce the recurrence of UTI. In a recent study, 150 women diagnosed with UTI were randomly allocated into three groups. One of the groups received 50 ml [...]