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Holiday spices offer healing gifts

Those festive spices found in holiday treats may have a role to play beyond making things taste good! Recent studies on cinnamon, clove and ginger point to benefits in blood sugar management, diabetic complications and nausea. Previous reports that cinnamon may have a positive effect on the glycemic control and cholesterol levels in diabetes type [...]

Holiday spices offer healing gifts 2015-09-09T13:49:27+00:00

Can Herb Help Chemotherapy Nausea? Study to put ginger to the test

Ginger has been used for thousands of years to prevent or treat nausea. Now researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center are leading a national trial to determine if this plant can help people with cancer avoid nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy. Typically, chemotherapy patients take a regimen of anti-nausea drugs that effectively [...]

Can Herb Help Chemotherapy Nausea? Study to put ginger to the test 2015-09-09T13:49:33+00:00

Back to Nature for Pediatrics? Physician looks at safe remedies for kids

Looking for natural remedies to help children with nausea, constipation and similar gastrointestinal problems? They’re readily available and they’re safe, says Kathi J. Kemper, MD, MPH, a pediatrics professor at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and the author of "The Holistic Pediatrician." Kemper recently wrote an article on the subject for Contemporary Pediatrics magazine. [...]

Back to Nature for Pediatrics? Physician looks at safe remedies for kids 2015-09-09T13:49:33+00:00

Stop Nausea Now! Ginger helps with morning sickness

New research from South Australia has shown that there is more than hearsay to the notion that ginger helps to stop nausea in pregnancy. A randomized controlled trial of ginger as a treatment for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has found that a dose of 1.05 gm of ginger a day does help to calm [...]

Stop Nausea Now! Ginger helps with morning sickness 2018-02-15T15:53:10+00:00

Ginger, B-6 two options for nausea

New research from South Australia has shown that there is more than hearsay to the notion that ginger helps to stop nausea in pregnancy. A recent trial of ginger as a treatment for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has found that a dose of 1g of ginger a day does help to calm nausea and [...]

Ginger, B-6 two options for nausea 2015-09-09T13:50:30+00:00

Acupuncture Beats Meds for Post-Breast Surgery Nausea

In the first such clinical trial of its kind, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found that acupuncture is more effective at reducing nausea and vomiting after major breast surgery than the leading medication. The researchers also found that patients who underwent the 5,000-year-old Chinese practice reported decreased postoperative pain and increased satisfaction with [...]

Acupuncture Beats Meds for Post-Breast Surgery Nausea 2018-02-15T15:53:26+00:00

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