The Biotech Valley Of Death: Ebola Vaccine Sat On The Shelf
October 31, 2014 | Vaccines | E.Dahl
The phrase "The Biotech Valley of Death" is used by researchers in the medical field when drugs, vaccines and antibiotics show initial promise at the early stages of research and development but fail to receive the necessary financial support for market acceptance. As a result, many vaccines and antibiotics with the potential to improve human health end up hitting a "stone wall", only to die a slow and painful death on the shelf of some government funded facility or university research lab. Why is this?
25 Questions That Establish Your Health and Nutrition I.Q.
October 31, 2014 | Nutrition | Editor
We often get so caught up in the promotion of specifics on health, nutrition and disease prevention, that we forget there are many people who have a very limited understanding of even the basics. We know many of you struggle to keep up with current information because our authors typically do not reintroduce factoids they know and take for granted. Whether you are just awakening to the new paradigm in health and wellness, or simply an avid reader and researcher, we've developed 25 questions that will help you assess your health and nutrition IQ. Be careful, because if you do really well, we may harass you to join our team.
Balancing These 10 Minerals Is Crucial To Your Health
October 30, 2014 | Nutrition | M.Chan
Together, minerals make up a mere four percent of your body, but their role in its effective functioning is critical to your health. Any imbalance or deficiency of the following minerals can result in illness until that balance is restored. It is nearly impossible to lack minerals with the right diet.
5 Toxic Exposures You Need To Know About This Halloween
October 29, 2014 | Toxins | K.Foster
Getting ready for a halloween party or night of trick or treating with the kids or grandkids? The ghoulish evening of fright with thousands of different costumes, accessories, decorations and party favors also bring with them chemicals linked to asthma, birth defects, learning disabilities, reproductive problems, liver toxicity and cancer. Here's what to look out for.
Study Tracking Over 100,000 People Finds The More Pasteurized Milk People Drink, The More Likely They Are To Die
October 29, 2014 | Nutrition | N.Longo
Milk is the only beverage still aggressively pushed on children as a health promoting food when it is the exact opposite - a disease promoting food. Drinking pasteurized milk is not nearly as good for general health or bones as the dairy industry has made it out to be. In fact, this fairy tale of "milk doing a body good" is being exposed more frequently by many independent scientists and researchers who have had just about enough of the propaganda. According to a large scale study of thousands of Swedish people, cow's milk has a deteriorating effect on health when consumed in the long-term. The research was published in The BMJ.
Novelty Halloween Contact Lenses Are Causing Blindness and Should Never Be Worn Say Experts
October 28, 2014 | Toxins | A.McCarthy
Thousands of party-goers are risking going blind for using novelty contact lenses on Halloween, eye experts have warned. The lenses, available online and in fancy dress shops, can cause ulcers, tears on the cornea, infections and permanent sight damage.
How Grapefruit Juice Improves Your Metabolism, Blocks Weight Gain and Even Treats Disease As Well As Two Separate Drugs
October 28, 2014 | Antioxidants | N.Longo
Grapefruits can treat diabetes, fight cancer, heal stomach ulcers, reduce gum disease and even keep stroke and metabolic syndrome at bay as well as drugs. Now new research shows that the consumption of grapefruit juice may block weight gain by improving your metabolism.
10 Factors Affecting Your Metabolism
October 27, 2014 | Metabolism | A.McCarthy
In spite of all the information and all the prescriptions offered by modern diets, people just keep getting fatter. This suggests that our knowledge about metabolism is missing something – perhaps some of the old wisdom that kept hundreds of generations of people slender and strong. Of course, having access to modern scientific knowledge is enormously helpful too. The key lies in integrating these two bodies of wisdom, and then applying them to get a better understanding of our entire physiological landscape.
From 'Depth' to Life
October 27, 2014 | Consciousness | M.Delfino
In these last few months, many people have really been feeling the "jolts" of change in their lives. I'm sure we all are to some degree feeling an upheaval of sorts as well. We recently had a blood red moon, 2 eclipses, and many solar flares of great magnitude to add to the pot. There's no doubt about it...life just isn't the same, nor will it ever be again.
Top Brain Surgeon Who Claims He Saw The After-Life While In a Coma, Reveals His Experience And Those of Others
October 24, 2014 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
A top brain surgeon who claims he saw the after-life while in a coma reveals the stories of others who say they have had similar life-changing experiences.
Vaccines and Pesticides May Create The Perfect Storm To Initiate Autistic Spectrum Disorder
October 23, 2014 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
With the CDC's recent admitted omissions of data correlating vaccines to autism, more information continues to emerge on other factors which are "highly likely" to contribute to the incidence of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). A growing body of literature is also reporting strong associations between the disorder and pesticide exposures during pregnancy.