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July 26, 2013
Cayenne Pepper for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Indigestion
Chronic red pepper powder ingestion may be an effective treatment for IBS and chronic dyspepsia (indigestion), both of which can arise from food poisoning.
June 12, 2013
Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?
Cranberries may reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections, but their role in treating infections is limited.
May 8, 2013
The Lie That Heals: Should Doctors Give Placebos?
About half of doctors admit to intentionally deceiving patients by prescribing placebos, but might the ends justify the means?
October 15, 2012
Bug Appétit: Barriers to Entomophagy
Consumer acceptance is the main barrier to the consumption of edible insects.
June 4, 2012
Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees
Employees in natural food stores have been caught giving advice that is not only scientifically baseless, but also risky and downright dangerous.
May 31, 2012
Health Food Store Supplement Advice
Studies in the U.S. and Canada focus on what advice and supplements natural food store employees would offer a woman suffering from breast cancer.
May 23, 2012
Amnesic Seafood Poisoning
There's a rare toxin called domoic acid that can turn up in tuna and other seafood and cause anterograde amnesia, the loss of short-term memory popularized in the movie Memento.
January 17, 2012
Amla Versus Diabetes
For a dollar a month, Indian gooseberry (amla) powder may work as well as a leading diabetes drug without the side effects.
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