Turmeric is a spice derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa, a member of the ginger family. Curcuminoids are polyphenolic compounds that give turmeric its yellow color; curcumin is the principal curcuminoid in turmeric.
The results of phase I clinical trials in colorectal cancer patients suggest that biologically active levels Continue reading →
If there was a life-changing — and potentially deadly — disease on my doorstep, I’d sure want to know about it in a hurry. And I bet you feel the same way.
But if that disease is diabetes, there’s a nearly 90 percent chance that you’ll have no idea before it strikes. According to a new Centers For Disease Control and Prevention study, there are literally millions of us rocketing at warp speed toward a life of diabetes, and we’re either not paying attention, Continue reading →
In what could be a very significant piece of health news, researchers say that diabetes can be diagnosed in a new and fast way. All it may take is a simple finger prick test, and it is the “where” that is most intriguing. Rather than limiting such diagnostic tests to your doctor’s office, the study says it can be opened up to a field of other offices — such as the eye doctor.
The best health advice always lies with disease prevention. A finger-prick test Continue reading →