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Weekly Health Quiz: Censorship and Back Pain

1 Which of the following medicinal plants is under investigation in human trials as a potential COVID-19 treatment? Ginkgo biloba Turmeric Echinacea Sweet Wormwood An antimalarial treatment made from the plant Artemisia annua (Sweet Wormwood) shows promise as a COVID-19 treatment and is now being investigated in human trials. Learn more. 2 According to U.K.… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for APRIL 24, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

PMS AND PMDD The uterine-chemokine-brain axis: menstrual cycle-associated symptoms (MCAS) are in part mediated by CCL2, CCL5, CCL11, CXCL8 and CXCL10. Roomruangwong C, et al.  J Affect Disord 269, 15 May 2020, 85-93. Chemokines produced by the uterus may link the uterus with brain functions via a putative uterine-chemokine-brain axis. Neuroimaging premenstrual dysphoric disorder: A… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Saunas and Teeth

1 Which of the following supplements are thought to be helpful for the prevention of coronavirus infection, thanks to their ability to strengthen immune function and inhibit infection? Vitamin A and K2 Multivitamins with essential minerals Elderberry and NAC Supplements thought to be useful in the prevention of coronavirus infection include NAC, elderberry, spirulina, beta-glucan,… Read More »