STUDY: Vitamin C and zinc supplementation can increase the effectiveness of antimalarial agents

(Natural News) Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that’s caused by parasites from the genus Plasmodium. Five species are known to cause malaria infections in humans, namely, P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. vivax, P. ovale and P. knowlesi. Of these parasites, P. falciparum is said to cause the most life-threatening form of malaria. Patients with falciparum malaria suffer…

A protein in raw milk can help prevent atherosclerosis, reports study

(Natural News) Milk is an excellent source of high-quality protein and essential nutrients like calcium and vitamin A. Unfortunately, processed, homogenized milk is not “natural” milk the way Mother Nature intended it to be consumed, so look for raw milk instead of processed milk for the best results. In a recent study published in the…

Cancer-causing chemical detected in 78 sunscreens, FDA petitioned to recall contaminated products

(Natural News) An independent lab that tests the quality of medications and health products recently found that many sunscreens sold on the market are contaminated with a cancer-causing chemical called benzene. After testing almost 300 unique batches of commercial sunscreens, Valisure discovered that 27 percent contained detectable levels of the toxic chemical while five percent…

Vitamin C found to improve blood sugar and blood pressure control in people with Type 2 diabetes

(Natural News) Vitamin C is well-known as a powerful antioxidant and immune-boosting vitamin, but that’s not all there is to it. A recent study shows that vitamin C is also important for maintaining good cardiovascular and metabolic health. According to researchers from Australia and the Netherlands, this essential nutrient can help lower blood pressure and improve blood sugar…

Heart health and drug safety: Common cold medications can increase your blood pressure and heart attack risk

(Natural News) The common cold is caused by a viral infection in your upper respiratory tract. Although it isn’t fatal, it comes with a variety of symptoms that can disrupt your day-to-day activities. Many people depend on over-the-counter (OTC) drugs to deal with these symptoms. But according to recent studies, common cold medications like ibuprofen and decongestants bring more…