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Pearls: New Role in Combating Cancer

Pearl and bead stringers will be interested to know that recent news from India suggests that pearls may play a role in treating cancer. Ajai Kumar Sonkar at the Pearl Aquaculture Research Foundation in India analyzed the micro-nutrients in several … Continue reading

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Pearls in Medicine: Some Anecdotes

In my in-box this morning, I received an announcement of a new line of lipsticks containing pearl powder to “make lips sparkle and glow.” Although we pearl and bead stringers focus on pearls as ornament, ground or powdered pearls have … Continue reading

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