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Does papaya really work against Dengue, Malaria and other mosquito borne diseases?

There's a review article on the effect of Papaya extracts in the treatment of Dengue fever, the main issue being thrombocytopaenia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4071726/ The best data ...
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Natural testosterone booster intakes?

Other than the post and the website you mentioned, here are a few more natural testosterone boosters, some of them being substances, and others being lifestyle changes or things-to-do: 1) In this ...
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Heat/cold bags filled with bean/flax seed/etc.: does the content matter?

This is only a partial answer. Actual studies on this are indeed hard to find. First of all: the healing information waves of the herbs you bring near your astral body and other such nonsense will ...
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What are some natural remedies for lowering blood sugar besides diet and exercise?

You seem to be on a great track. I think you're doing all the right things. Regarding cinnamon pills: I have indeed read studies regarding cinnamon curbs blood sugar by lowering insulin resistance. ...
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What are the health benefits and risks of ingesting Aloe vera?

Possible health benefits Aloe vera by mouth is possibly effective for: relieving constipation reducing blood sugar and HbA1c in people with type 2 diabetes healing peptic ulcers (inconsistent ...
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Effect of turmeric/curcumin to block estrogen and hence reduce gynecomastia

The following comprehensive scientific sources do not even mention any relationship between turmeric/curcumin and gynecomastia: Turmeric, Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, komen.org Turmeric, ...
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Natural Remedies For Lower Muscarine?

Background Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors, or mAChRs, are acetylcholine receptors that form G protein-coupled receptor complexes in the cell membranes of certain neurons (Eglen, 2006) and other ...
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Natural treatment of chronic prostatitis - Does herbal medicines have side affects?‏

Herbal medicines do have side effects The answer to any "does this have side-effects?" question is invariably yes. Some drugs/medications/herbal remedies will have fewer side effects, some will ...
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Can i do pranayama when i am suffering from asthma?

I'm a physical therapist and do yoga in my free-time. So I'll provide some of the information I have. Pranayama exercises and active/passive techniques that are used in physical therapy to treat ...
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Effect of turmeric/curcumin to block estrogen and hence reduce gynecomastia

There seems to be no clear and direct evidence for this. But a few angles might be worth exploring: Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations found curcumin to be a stable inhibitor of aromatase (Singh et ...
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Does tea tree oil acutally whiten teeth?

I have not found any whitening properties of tea tree oil but it can help prevent tooth discolouration and I have seen toothpaste with tea tree oil sold in shops. Jain et al. (2014) states: Tea tree ...
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Can a banana peel cure a plantar wart?

Based on my medical knowledge and a literature search, I cannot find evidence to suggest that banana peels are a superior treatment for warts. I saw only one nearly 40-year-old study on PubMed, ...
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