Current Health News

December 17, 2018 - Issue 4508


Protein in Royal Jelly Shows Promise in the Facilitation of Stem Cell Research

royal jelly benefits

December 17, 2018

Recent Stanford University findings about a protein it contains could lead to pills that regenerate healthy tissue in damaged organs - be it your heart, eyes, skin or spinal cord. Also used to promote hair growth, can it boost your longevity, prevent disease and restore youth?

Essential Oils — Highly Effective at Destroying Lyme Bacterium

Essential Oils — Highly Effective at Destroying Lyme Bacterium

December 17, 2018

Researchers from Johns Hopkins have shown essential oils from garlic and other herbs and medicinal plants can help treat the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Some essential oils were more effective than standard antibiotics in addressing slow-growing 'persister' forms of Lyme bacterium.

Can Drinking Okra Water Help Fight Diabetes?

okra

December 17, 2018

There's a new slant on okra. For the last few years, okra water has been shown to have possible benefits for people with high blood sugar and metabolic syndrome. Okra pods soaked in water and consumed as a beverage is one way to get the health-beneficial impacts of this Southern veggie, and you can easily make it yourself.

Weekly Health Quiz: Cholesterol and Life Expectancy

week 58 health quiz

December 17, 2018

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola.com last week.