New Blood Pressure Guidelines Will Kill Millions More
April 20, 2018 | JunkHealthcare | M.Torres
New limits, set by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology ignores the potential harms of slapping people with disease labels, according to an analysis published by Australian public-health experts. They estimate that up to 80 percent of newly diagnosed individuals will end up worse off.
Why Is Your Blood Pressure So Affected By Salt?
April 18, 2018 | Nutrition | K.Foster
Salt is the most common and readily available nonmetallic mineral in the world. Yet some people are far more susceptible to the effects of salt than others and scientists are beginning to understand why. Why does a low salt diet increase the risk of death for some and not others?
Memory Changes Every Time You Access It
April 17, 2018 | Memory | A.Sinicki
The fallibility of memory is something that is now well documented and publicized. Like it or not, you can't trust the contents of your brain and this is considered verbatim in a court of law.
Future Dental Product May Cure Cavities
April 14, 2018 | OralHealth | J.Battaglia
Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.
10 Unneeded Healthcare Treatments
April 12, 2018 | JunkHealthcare | D.Mihalovic
Doctors are often criticized for prescribing unneeded tests and procedures that harm more than they help and add to medical costs that could otherwise be avoided. Diagnostic tests are better than ever but they pick up conditions that might be perfectly harmless, forcing us to rethink when things are best left alone.
If You're Worried About Bacteria On Prep Surfaces, Use Oregano Oil
April 11, 2018 | Antioxidants | K.Foster
Risk of food poisoning from contaminated food surfaces may be reduced by using oregano oil to help kill bacteria, new research suggests.
Study Shows Gains In Meditation Training Maintained Seven Years Later
April 10, 2018 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement.
How Mind Body Approaches Reduce Blood Pressure Better Than Medication
April 7, 2018 | Prevention | J.Richardson
Decades of research continue to unravel the relaxation response--the physiological and psychological opposite of the well-known fight-or-flight stress response that can be achieved through relaxation techniques like yoga or mediation--can reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension.
Pharmaceuticals Are Changing The Microbiome In The Human Body
April 3, 2018 | Drugs | M.Chan
While the adverse effects of antibiotic use on the human microbiome are well documented, other commonly used medicines are having a similar impact, warn researchers.
Reprogramming Your DNA By Your Words
March 29, 2018 | DNA | M.Forrester
Our DNA can feed its proper data into a network of consciousness and can call up data from the network and also establish contact with other participants in the network. When words and phrases were spoken and modulated on specific frequencies -- the reprogramming effect on DNA was extraordinary.
Removing Plants From Soil Disrupts The Microbiome
March 27, 2018 | NaturalLiving | K.Foster
Humans cause massive disruptions in ecosystems for animals and plants. When plants are removed from their habitat, a form of synchronization between plant and microbiome and the development of tens of thousands of microbial species is also affected.