Bees Can Cure Mouth Ulcers

A protective, sterilizing product bees make for constructing their hives has just been turned into a powerful medicine for pesky mouth ulcers. The natural component is called propolis. “Propolis is a complex chemical mix and a very useful natural product,” said Professor Anant Paradkar, who led the research. “Propolis has been shown to be anti-microbial,…

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How Chocolate Benefits Blood Pressure

There have been many tests done over the years that have shown chocolate to be beneficial for cardiovascular health. Only now has research been done that shows exactly what it is about chocolate that leads to health benefits. Researchers from Linköping University in Sweden worked with a group of volunteers to make this latest discovery.…

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New Study: Why Yoga Works

Most people  agree that yoga makes them feel better, and a new study has just been published that explains why. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine discovered that practicing yoga increases the level of GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, a chemical in the brain that regulates nerve activity. While running and other sports have a…

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