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Though this herb has been used for centuries in the Ayurvedic tradition of India, it is one of those herbs that has never gained the respect it deserves in the west. Used for high blood pressure, asthma, allergies, eczema, psoriasis and glaucoma, research now points to it as a weight loss herb. Now the west will notice! . . . 

In this hay fever study, 186 people were given either a placebo, low dose butterbur or high dose butterbur. . . . 

This study is remarkable because the fifty-seven people in it actually had advanced coronary artery disease, including high triglyceride levels that had not responded to statin medication. But they hadn't tried grapefruit yet! . . . 

Low dose daily aspirin is a frequent prescription for the prevention of heart attack and stroke. While it is very well known that aspirin causes ulcers, a new study shows that aspirin causes even more ulcers than thought. . . . 

Omeprazole (Prilosec) is an ulcer medication that treats the symptoms (but not the cause) of ulcers by inhibiting the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Hydrochloric acid is necessary for the absorption of calcium. 18 people were given either Prilosec or a placebo for one week. . . .

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the number of overdose deaths from prescription pain killers is now greater than those from cocaine and heroine combined. . . . 

Canadian research has once again found that giving antibiotics to children in the very early years increases the risk that they will get asthma. . . .

A review of three studies has found that acupuncture is effective at relieving the pain of labour. In the first study . . . ,

This study tested a whole pile of vegetables and spices to determine their antioxidant content. Among the vegetables, some of the richest in antioxidants were . . .

These huge Harvard studies followed 37,698 men for twenty-two years and 83,644 women for twenty-eight years. They found that eating only one deck of card size serving of red meat a day was associated with a 13% greater risk of dying during the study.

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