The Natural Path
Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a very effective antiinflammatory. It is one of the most promising anticancer agents and has shown potential in the fights against heart disease and AIDS. And now scientists have just published research that has discovered a new value to this already valuable herb. . . .
People suffering from lower back pain or from osteoarthritis were given the herb devil's claw for 54 weeks to see what effect it had on their pain. . . .
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or enlargement of the prostate, will affect half off all men in their lifetime. But a huge new study of diet suggests that it may not have to. . . .
For years, garlic was recommended for lowering cholesterol. Then the research pendulum swung, and the concensus was, though good at preventing heart disease in other ways, garlic does not improve cholesterol. But now a meta-analysis of twenty-six placebo-controlled studies of people with high levels of fat in their blood has reversed that decision . . .
Pancreatic cancer is one of the cancers with the poorest prognosis. Since it is one of the hardest cancers to treat, prevention becomes even more important.
Research now shows that increasing the amount of fiber in your diet can help prevent pancreatic cancer. . . .
Natural medicine’s critics used to say--and some who clearly don’t look at the literature still do--that there was no scientific research behind its claims. With the explosion of studies in the past several years, that criticism is no longer available. So the critics said that the research there was was of a lower quality than the research on drugs. So researchers put that criticism to the test . . .