Olive Leaf Extract for Hypertension

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Looking for natural ways to control blood pressure?  Olive leaf extract (OLE) is a herbal extract used medicinally in Mediterranean countries over thousands of years.   In the last 50 years, olive leaf extract, together with its active ingredient oleuropein, has been the subject of a number of European scientific studies.  Researchers at the University of [...]

Antibiotic Resistance: Thinking Laterally

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“Antibiotics are wonder drugs, but they face increasing problems with resistance by various types of bacteria, especially Staphylococcus aureus.”  Reports like this are being issued with alarming frequency by medical experts who are seriously concerned about a growing number of antibiotic-resistant superbugs spreading through hospitals, homes for the elderly and other institutions.  Antibiotic resistance is [...]