`Seeds of Mahogany safe in treating diabetes`

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 16:36

Scientists in West Bengal claim that the seeds of the big leaf mahogany tree, that are used to treat diabetes in folk medicines, are non-toxic and safe natural product.

Yoga improves mental well-being

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 10:54

Yoga postures are very different from ordinary exercise. Unlike most physical exercises, Yoga does not excite; rather, it eliminates excitement from the system.

Rosemary herb compound promotes eye health

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 15:24

Rosemary herb has yielded a compound -- carnosic acid -- that promotes eye health, according to researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

Yoga, homoeopathy to be integrated with healthcare in UP

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 14:06

In the first phase, an official said, yoga and a therapeutic healthcare option would be tested in 27 districts.

Three cups of tea everyday can help stay mentally alert

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 14:01

Drinking just one to three cups of Ceylon tea a day can cut the odds of memory failing by 43 percent, a study has claimed.

Drinking beetroot juice daily can help lower blood pressure

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 11:04

A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce your blood pressure, a new study led by an Indian researcher has found.

Herbal medicines in low doses do not pose health risk: ADMA

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 12:25

Low doses of herbal medicine taken for a short duration do not pose health risk, Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers` Association (ADMA) has suggested.

Eating tree nuts can boost health, cut heart disease risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 13:04

Researchers found that tree nut helps lower body weight and lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome; and a decrease in several cardiovascular risk factors.

Health benefits of oregano

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 20:37

Oregano is a herb of the mint family with an aromatic, warm and slightly bitter taste. Other than being an important culinary herb, oregano is also used for medicinal purposes.

Blueberries can boost `good` bacteria in the gut

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 17:09

Blueberries have prebiotic potential and can improve gut health, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Fermented drink made from tea `Kombucha` new super remedy for gut health

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 18:58

Kombucha, an alcohol-free fermented beverage made from tea, might just be the next big thing in probiotics.

Acupuncture can treat severity of menopausal hot flashes: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:35

A new study has revealed that acupuncture can affect the severity and frequency of hot flashes for women in natural menopause.