Recently, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis discovered that a toxin called melittin found in bee venom has the potential to kill HIV cells upon contact. When melittin is loaded onto nanoparticles it destroys the protective envelope surrounding HIV but not the human cells nearby. The nano particles had bumpers […]
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The ginger root can be used for so much more than just cooking. It can be used for medicinal purposes such as helping to relieve nausea and pain, aid in digestion, and act as an anti-inflammatory.
This guest post is the first of two guest posts from David P. Tusa, CEO and President of Sharps Compliance Corp.(Nasdaq: SMED), a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused dispensed medications generated outside the healthcare facility setting. Prescription pharmaceuticals can improve our health and quality of life. But often people […]
Animals Asia successfully rescued 13 Asian black bears (moon bears) from bile farms in the past month. This is a small step in a continuing fight, as an estimated 7,000-10,000 moon bears still suffer in bile farms across China.