Category Archives: Health

Honey May Help Prevent Drug Resistance in Cancer Chemotherapy

Recently various P-gp inhibitors (chemosensitizers) are studied extensively to reverse MDR. In this scenario, we propose honey with multitude of polyphenolic flavonoids as a plausible candidate for inhibiting the P-gp proteins. Read more

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Propolis Component Helps Reduce Risks Type 2 Diabetes

The nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) γ plays an important role in adipocyte differentiation. Its ligands, including thiazolidinediones, improve insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes. Read more

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ropolis Could Prevent Spread of Food-Borne Pathogens

Honey and molasses are both natural humectants, meaning they attract and hold on to moisture. They are also excellent ingredients to use in creating your own conditioning hair pack to help combat dry winter hair Read more

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Propolis Could Prevent Spread of Food-Borne Pathogens

This study was performed to evaluate the effects of Korean propolis against foodborne pathogens and spores of Bacillus cereus and to investigate the antimicrobial activity against B. cereus structure by TEM. Read more

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Ethiopian Honey Effective Against Oral Fungus in AIDS Patients

This study aimed to determine the antifungal effect of Ethiopian multiflora honey against Candida species isolated from the oral cavity of AIDS patients. Read more

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Manuka Honeys May Reduce Oral Pathogens Within Dental Plaque

Honey has been used since ancient times and more recently, for the healing of wounds and against infectious diseases.The aim of our study was to investigate the effect of two manuka honeys showing different potencies of their antibacterial activity, on … Continue reading

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Brazilian Propolis Effective Against Bacteria That Cause Tooth Decay

A New Type of Brazilian Propolis: Prenylated Benzophenones in Propolis from Amazon and Effects Against Cariogenic BacteriaFood Chemistry, Volume 125, Issue 3, 1 April 2011, Pages 966-972 Read more

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Encapsulation may boost propolis use in foods

Encapsulating propolis – the waxy resin collected by honeybees – may allow its application to foods to be extended, allowing formulators to benefit from the health and food preservation properties of the ingredient, suggests a new study. Read more

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Beeswax Used to Improve Quality of Edible Films

Development of Soybean Protein-Isolate Edible Films Incorporated with Beeswax, Span 20, and Glycerol Read more

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Honey Works Better than Drugs for Herpes

Mainstream physicians usually prescribe Acyclovir ointment or other topical medications to treat herpes outbreaks. But new research shows that nature has a better solution. Read more

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