Warning On Use Of Drug For Children’s Sleep

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Sleep researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning doctors and parents not to provide the drug melatonin to children to help control their sleep problems. Melatonin is a hormone produced in the body with the onset of darkness. It plays an important role in fine tuning people’s circadian rhythms, such as the timing of […]

Curcumin May Help Overcome Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

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New research indicates that curcumin–a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main components of curry powder–may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis. In Asia, turmeric is used to treat many health conditions and it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and perhaps even anticancer properties. Investigators found that by stimulating human immune cells called macrophages, […]