Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, African velvet tamarind is the fruit of a native West African tree (dialium guineense). Malaria: According to research, the leaf extract inhibits the growth of Plasmodium falciparum which causes malaria, therefore, taking a decoction can cure malaria. Treats Ulcer and Prevents Hypertension: The leaf extract of velvet tamarind has the ability to increase gastric mucus secretion. Therefore, a decoction of the leave can be a remedy for gastric ulcer.
Many people across the world with back problems are considering travelling to Israel for minimally invasive spinal surgery, attracted by the affordability of the procedure there and the high standards of healthcare. A top destination in the ever-growing medical tourism business, Israel is a particularly appealing option for patients who want the reassurance that their high-tech lumbar surgery is in the hands of neurosurgeons renowned for their expertise in this complex procedure.
New cell-tracking technique sheds light on breast cancer spread.A leading-edge genetic technique that can track cell lineage has revealed much about how breast cancer spreads. It could also help explain why some breast cancers relapse after initially successful chemotherapy.
Do we really need to sleep? ?The only known function of sleep is to cure sleepiness,? the Harvard sleep scientist Dr J Allan Hobson once joked. This isn?t quite true, but the questions of why we spend about a third of our lives asleep and what goes on in our head during this time are far from being solved.