Archives for November 7, 2013

Microbiologist Says To Avoid The Flu, Go Outside

“Want to avoid catching the flu or your co-worker’s cold this year? Get some fresh air and wash your hands with soap and water, microbiologist Jack Gilbert tells Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson. Gilbert says we’ve created an urban world complete with air conditioning, filtration and windows that don’t open, leading to an environment of […]

Oleander Induces Cell Death in Pancreatic Cancer

(Health Secrets) An extract from the oleander plant induces and increases cellular destruction of proteins and other substances in its cytoplasm (the fluid inside the cell membrane but outside the nucleus). This process may lead to the death of cancer cells, as shown by the results of a recent study on pancreatic cancer cells. The […]