Ayurveda in the News

An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found – They Make Blood

The benefits of Pranayama have been known by our rishis for thousands of years. Slowly science is starting to confirm many of their ancient conclusions. A new discovery that the lungs are involved in the making of blood in the body further highlights the importance of the science and practice of pranayama.

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Ancient Herbal Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Fight Malaria and TB, Says New Study

A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found. In a study led by Robert Abramovitch, from the Michigan State University in the US, the ancient remedy artemisinin stopped the ability of TB-causing bacteria, known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to become dormant.

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Drink Cranberry Juice Daily to Ward Off Urinary Infection

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A urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs when bacteria gets into the urine and begin to grow. The infection usually starts at the opening of the urethra where the urine leaves the body and moves upward into the urinary tract. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract – the bladder and the urethra. If a UTI spreads to your kidneys it can be very serious.

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