Turmeric extract, when combined with gingerols in ginger and piperine in black pepper, shows promise for addressing osteoarthritis, with results similar to those achieved by a common anti-inflammatory medication
A study on a widely revered herbal medicine has produced a potential breakthrough in treating a condition that is a warning sign of serious disease risks. This common health problem affects as many as 90 million Americans, most of whom don’t even know they are in danger
Aspirin's long held promises are increasingly falling flat. A natural, safer and more effective alternative to this synthetic drug has been known about for at least two decades!
Are dietary supplements useless or beneficial?
Most people consider acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol) as being an extremely safe pain reliever for both children and adults. The reality is that it can be extremely dangerous and causes significant side effects.
These evidence-based botanical medicines proven to induce or maintain remission in the debilitating inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s offer hope to those resigned to a fate of life-altering immunosuppressive drugs or surgery.
With global rates of celiac disease (CD) accelerating, a new study reveals a link between this popular pain killer and intestinal damage consistent with those observed in CD.
Curcumin has proven anti-inflammatory effects, and new research confirms that curcumin supplementation is an effective tool for pain management in patients with knee osteoarthritis
“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
A new study reveals that a commonly consumed painkiller, wrongly considered "harmless" by millions, is probably causing thousands of deaths from cardiac arrest each year.
Heart disease while still the #1 cause of mortality in the developed world, can be prevented and even reversed disease with nutrition, according to a growing body of scientific research
Aspirin, once recommended for the primary prevention of heart disease, is now being challenged even for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, raising questions about its effectiveness -- and safety -- for a large population of people
Use of over-the-counter painkillers is staggeringly common. At least 175 million adults in the United States take OTC painkillers. That makes evaluating their effectiveness and safety crucial. But, it has been a very bad few years in painkiller research. Important recent studies have cast serious doubt on their effectiveness and their safety.
Nature has safe nontoxic answers to the crisis of over-reliance and addiction to pain medications with their known harmful effects
Once marketed by Bayer as "The wonder drug that works wonders," aspirin's profound toxicity and potentially deadly side effects can no longer be hidden from the public.
The tiny black seed strikes again! Even orally administered Tylenol can't compete with the topical application of this potent healing oil to reduce symptoms of one of the most common health complaints of our time
It's no secret how effective turmeric is for easing temporary joint pain and inflammation. But if you're still on the fence about putting down the ibuprofen and reaching for a nutritional supplement to treat muscle aches and pains, a study on curcumin may prove to be just the incentive you need to stop the harmful NSAIDs forever
While the GreenMedInfo.com database contains evidence for the potential therapeutic use of curcumin in over 700 conditions, these ten are some of the most compelling applications
It’s estimated that 100 million Americans live with chronic pain, but pain-killers can have serious side effects. Here's why turmeric may provide an ideal alternative
A new study sheds light on the powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin, the active ingredient in everyone’s favorite yellow spice. A twice-daily dose of this natural supplement led to a nearly 30% improvement in memory and a boost in mood for adults suffering from mild memory loss
Millions take aspirin each day -- presumably to prevent cardioavascular disease -- but how many are aware of its true risks (which include deadly bleeding events) and of the natural, evidence-based alternatives that exist that are much safer?
A groundbreaking new study establishes that this popular kitchen spice is a viable alternative to ibuprofen in relieving suffering associated with knee osteoarthritis.
A recent article in the British Medical Journal asked whether doctors should recommend acupuncture for pain, but the argument against acupuncture suffered from three important flaws