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Study: Therapeutic Plants with Immunoregulatory Activity and Their Applications: A Scientific Vision of Traditional Medicine in Times of COVID-19. Image Credit: cfsmady / Shutterstock

Plants and plant-derived preparations as concurrent treatment for COVID-19

Recent Journal of Medicinal Food study proposed comprehensive guidelines for the application of plants and plant-derived preparations for the co-treatment of coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) and other viral infections. Study: Therapeutic plants with immunoregulatory activity and their applications: A scientific vision of traditional medicine in the time of COVID-19. Image credit: cfsmady / Shutterstock Background The recent …

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Calgary restaurant and food truck owners grapple with tough decisions amid soaring inflation |  CBC News

Calgary restaurant and food truck owners grapple with tough decisions amid soaring inflation | CBC News

Calgary restaurant owners say they are being forced to raise menu prices and cut staff hours due to rising food and material costs. Since the start of the war in Ukraine, the cost of living has risen sharply for millions around the world — and Calgary’s food industry is feeling the pinch. Carolina De La …

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Investors need a new strategy for volatile times, says author of Tao of Trading.  Here's what he recommends.

Investors need a new strategy for volatile times, says author of Tao of Trading. Here’s what he recommends.

Be smart, be quick and don’t rely on buying dip. That was the research arm of investment institute BlackRock, which on Monday laid out a “golden” landscape for investors grappling with inflation and recession fears as the earnings season looms large. Our call of the day comes from the founder of the Tao of Trading …

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Jessica's symptoms were dismissed as "food poisoning".  The truth left her 'in a state of disbelief'

Jessica’s symptoms were dismissed as “food poisoning”. The truth left her ‘in a state of disbelief’

A young woman who had been dealing with months of excruciating stomach pains that were dismissed as “food poisoning” has discovered that she is actually suffering from stage four colon cancer. Jessica Thompson from New Zealand appeared to be “perfectly healthy” when she began experiencing severe cramps, diarrhea and bouts of vomiting. WATCH THE VIDEO …

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Study: Oral Nirmatrelvir and Severe Covid-19 Outcomes During the Omicron Surge. Image Credit: Cryptographer/Shutterstock

Efficacy of nirmatrelvirus therapy in preventing COVID-19 mortality and hospitalizations in high-risk patients during Omicron growth

At the end of 2021, there was a worldwide recovery of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to the occurrence of highly transmissible acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant Omicron. Omicron surpassed the Delta variant by the end of December 2021. At the beginning of January, Omicron spread considerably around the world, even in places …

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Gene therapy for retinal degenerative diseases has no safety concerns, but cannot improve vision loss

Gene therapy for retinal degenerative diseases has no safety concerns, but cannot improve vision loss

A Phase 1 gene therapy clinical study in 28 patients with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) degenerative retinal disease did not identify any significant safety concerns; however, treatment failed to improve or slow vision loss, even at the highest dose. LHON affects the optic nerve, which transmits visual signals from the retina sensing light to …

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