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Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a common auto-immune arthritis

How does an individual's genetic make-up predispose him or her to Ankylosing Spondylitis ? Unlike most forms of arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis usually begins in young adulthood, and so can signi...

10 Jul '11 | Arthritis

Vitamin E helps reduce nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children

A specific form of vitamin E has been found to improve nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which is the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children. This is the outcome of recent ...

27 Apr '11 | Vitamin E | USA

Mexican Swine Influenza - Health Alert

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (New Zealand) is investigating an influenza-like illness affecting a group of 25 people from Rangitoto College, following the group’s return from a school tr...

26 Apr '09 | Mexican Flu | New Zealand

Ayurvedic Herbal Garden at American Botanical Council Headquarters in Austin, Texas (USA)

The nonprofit American Botanical Council has announced the creation of a new herb garden based on medicinal herbs from the ancient Ayurvedic healing tradition. The garden will be planted and mainta...

23 Mar '09 | Ayurvedic Healing | Texas, USA

AMA helps Texas coordinate medical response to Hurricane Ike victims

The AMA is playing an active role to coordinate the deployment of medical and public health assets such as Disaster Medical Assist Teams (DMAT) to the most severely damaged areas in East Texas. DMA...

19 Sep '08 | Disaster Relief | Texas, USA

AMA Foundation names Healthy Communities/Healthy America recipients

In an effort to address the growing problem of the uninsured and to recognize physician volunteerism, the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation has presented 16 outstanding free clinics fro...

01 Jul '08 | AMA Foundation Grants | USA

Gatton rubber research set to curb life-threatening allergies

Current research might eventually prevent potentially life-threatening allergic reactions to conventional latex rubber. Unlike the species traditionally used to produce latex rubber (Hevea brasilie...

12 Apr '06

Herb Science Group's Letter Regarding Low Dosage in Echinacea Trial Published in New England Journal of Medicine

In a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Botanical Council has raised concerns about a recent trial involving Echinacea extracts. The ABC suggested that the dosage administ...

02 Dec '05 | Echinacea | USA

Researchers reveal structural basis for hereditary coproporphyria

Researchers in Texas have made useful discoveries about the structural basis for hereditary coproporphyria. Porphyrias are disorders of enzymes in the heme synthesis pathway that cause accumulation...

08 Oct '05 | Texas (USA)

Findings explain aspirin-induced ulcers and other side-effects

High doses of aspirin can cause ulcers and temporary deafness but the biochemical mechanism responsible for these phenomena has never been deciphered. New research from Rice University in Texas off...

26 Sep '05 | Aspirin | Texas, USA

Review of Recent Echinacea Trial

Review of Echinacea Trial: Although this study concluded that the echinacea preparations did not prevent or help treat symptoms of a specific virus applied to test subjects,the American Botanical C...

02 Aug '05 | Echinacea | USA

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