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News tag: garlic


Medieval potion highly effective against MRSA superbug

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A potion from medieval time treats use to treat eye infections also kills the MRSA superbug, researchers found. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. It's tougher to treat than most strains of staphylococcus aureus -- or staph -- because it's…

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Garlic may help fight against lung infections

25 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Adding garlic to your food to boost its flavor can also help protect your lungs against infections, new research suggests. Garlic is one of those spices that always make it to the top of your grocery list. Raw, chopped or pressed, garlic gives your food a strong, pungent and ravishing…


Kokumi closing in on fat to become sixth taste

24 Feb, 2015 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
The act of tasting has been preoccupying researchers for a long time. In a recent news article, we showed how fat is on the brink of being recognized as a sixth taste,  joining sweet, salt, sower, bitter and umami. According to new research, however, there is another competitor closing at…


Garlic, Broccoli strenghten immune system against cancer

29 Nov, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Several types of cancer such as melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukemia weaken the body by over-activating the natural immune system, but garlic and broccoli may strengthen the immune system and help fight against cancer. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown that selenium, found in rich…