Month: November 2018

I?ll Take Sex with a side of UTI Please

A combination of cranberries, Lactobacillus rhamnosus & Lactobacillus crispatus, and vitamin C might produce a clinical benefit due to their additive or synergistic effects. The association between sexual intercourse and subsequent acute symptomatic UTIs in women is so well known that these episodes are often labeled “honeymoon cystitis”. Sexual activity moves bacteria into the bladder …

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Medicinal Plants?, The Oldest & Most Effective Medicine

The History:The oldest written evidence of medicinal plants’ usage for preparation of drugs has been found on a Sumerian clay slab from Nagpur, approximately 5,000 years old. Early 19th century was a turning point in the knowledge and use of medicinal plants. The discovery, substantiation, and isolation of alkaloids from poppy (1806), ipecacuanha (1817), strychnos …

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