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Pericoannosin A

Jungui Dai and co-workers from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences have reported in Organic Letters on the isolation of pericoannosin A.

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Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

Echinacea, a perennial native of North America, was used extensively by the Native Americans in the treatment of illness and injury. In fact, they used it more than any other plant. 913 more words


Scientists Discover Ancient Origin Of Lassa Virus, A Cousin To Ebola, Info May Help Develop Vaccine

The deadly Lassa virus, a relative of Ebola virus, has just been revealed to have ancient roots and to have changed over time. An International team working in the United States and West Africa has been researching the deadly virus and hopes their findings will contribute to new ways to combat it.

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Yerba mansa {Anemopsis californica}

Family: Saururaceae

The name “yerba mansa” comes from the Spanish colonizers of the southwestern United States and means “herb of the Mansos.” In the 16th and 17th centuries, the nomadic Manso Indians lived along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. 581 more words

A Garden Of Healing Herbs

Familiar drugs may block Ebola virus infection

A well-known class of molecules, many of which are already in use therapeutically, may be able to block the Ebola virus’s entry into cells and halt the disease in its tracks, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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More news about DRACO

If you have questions about DRACO, soon you may be able to ask them directly to dr. Todd Rider. Quoting directly from the petition page… 212 more words


DRACO crowdfunding campaign

You probably remember my post about DRACOs, the experimental broad-spectrum antiviral drugs with the potential of getting humanity rid of virtually all viruses. You might also remember that, at the time, the problem was that Dr. 131 more words