Kava plant used for centuries in traditional medicine now being studied for the treatment of PTSD

Kava plant used for centuries in traditional medicine now being studied for the treatment of PTSD

Kava Ceremony in Samoa – University of California Digital Libraries In New Zealand, Pacific Island scientists just received a large grant to conduct an experimental study on the use of traditional kava preparation and the kava ceremony to treat PTSD. Believing it could help treat PTSD and other trauma in soldiers and veterans, police officers … Read more

A forager and a nutritionist team up to reveal natural medicine in their own garden

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Foraging is the process of identifying and gathering wild plants, berries, nuts, roots and seeds to eat and use as health remedies. While humans had been foraging for millennia until supermarkets and health clinics sprung up, this ancient practice is now a popular way to eat smarter and improve your health. Once you learn which … Read more

Wang, nationally recognized geneticist, appointed head of genetics | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Wang, nationally recognized geneticist, appointed head of genetics |  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Leads major NIH-funded genome projects, demonstrates passion for educating the next generation of physicians and scientists Matthew Miller Ting Wang, PhD, has been appointed head of the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He will begin his new role on August 1st. Ting Wang, PhD, … Read more