Yearly Archives: 2009

Beekeeping hobby becomes base of research and classes

In David Baumbauer’s beekeeping class the participants take an oath: “I am a beekeeper and I will get stung.” Read more

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Ethiopia: Parliament Passes Honey Bee Bill

Parliament passed a bill Thursday, December 10, 2009, prohibiting the export of live honey bees except by those who have specifically been licensed and the importation of live bee species and used beekeeping and processing equipment. Read more

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Bee Venom Acupuncture Could Help Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Neuroprotective Effects of Bee Venom Pharmaceutical Acupuncture in Acute 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine-Induced Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease ‘Neurological Research, Volume 32, Supplement 1, February 2010 , pp. 88-91(4) Read more

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Bee Venom Exhibits Anti-Cancer Properties

Bee Venom Suppresses PMA-Mediated MMP-9 Gene Activation via JNK/p38 and NF-κB- Dependent Mechanisms Read more

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Molecular approaches to the analysis of deformed wing virus replication

Press release: For years, the understanding of the pathogenetic mechanisms that underlie honey bee viral diseases has been severely hindered because of the lack of a cell culture system for virus propagation. As a result, it is very imperative to … Continue reading

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Uganda: Bee Farmers Get Production Support

Kampala — Apart from a conducive environment for apiary, the West Nile region is also renowned for producing good quality honey which has in the past received endorsement on the world market. Read more

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Protecting Honeybees with Frog Eggs

Ground-breaking discoveries by Michigan State Univ. researchers could help protect honeybees from deadly parasites that have devastated commercial colonies. Read more

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Uganda: Sweet Money From Honey

She is yet to graduate with a degree in education, but Carol Asiimwe has already carved a niche in the honey business, Elizabeth Agiro writes Read more

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Antioxidant Effect of Propolis Higher than that of Bee Pollen

These results indicate that caffeoyl groups may be important constituents that give rise to the antioxidative activities of propolis. Read more

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Honey Recommended to Fight the Flu

Honey acts as a natural antibiotic with antiseptic properties. There are vitamins such as B-complexes, C, D, E, minerals enzymes and propolis. The propolis in honey boosts the immune system, disables viruses and fights infections. Read more

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