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How Castor Oil Stimulates Labor

By Sabrina Richards | May 21, 2012

Researchers flag the EP3 prostaglandin receptor as a key player in castor oil’s laxative and labor-inducing effects.


Resolving Chronic Pain

By Claudia Sommer and Frank Birklein | January 1, 2012

The body’s own mechanism for dispersing the inflammatory reaction might lead to new treatments for chronic pain.


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