In ancient times, elderberry tree was referred to as "medicine chest" because of the excellent healing properties that it possesses. Before the birth of antibiotics, herbalists, physicians and pharmacists used elderberry as a main ingredient for many medicinal preparations.
Revolutionary enzymatic mechanism to tackle microbial biofilm has been developed by a research team led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and The Hospital for Sick Children. The results of the study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) may lead to the development of fresh treatment strategies to manage several infections.
Maintaining a healthy weight and consuming a healthy diet is an essential part of life. It helps one stay away from various health problems including obesity and overweight. A World Health Organization (WHO) report shows that overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk factors for global deaths. Therefore, many clinicians and nutritionists recommend maintaining a healthy weight or following a weight loss program before it affects the quality of life.