A Moment in Time Soon To Be Experienced By Humanity
March 31, 2011 | Consciousness |
Dr. Emoto's Request To Heal The Earth and Waters Being Polluted With Radiation
March 31, 2011 | Consciousness |
Masaru Emoto is calling for all people around the world to support a healing session today 12:00 noon. Dr Emoto is the heralded scientist known for his work on how speech or thoughts and intention directed at water can change its structure depending upon whether the words or thoughts were positive or negative.
34 New Beneficial Compounds Discovered in Maple Syrup
March 31, 2011 | Antioxidants |
University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram has discovered 34 new beneficial compounds in pure maple syrup and confirmed that 20 compounds discovered last year in preliminary research play a key role in human health.
Brain Growth and IQ in Babies Linked To The Amount of Time and Energy Mothers 'Invest'
March 31, 2011 | Breastfeeding |
Brain growth in babies is linked to the amount of time and energy mothers 'invest', according to new research.
Decrease Body Weight and Fat With Green Tea
March 31, 2011 | YourWeight |
Rats consuming green tea along with a high fat diet gained less body weight and accumulated less fat than animals not supplemented with tea, says a new study.
Junk Science Update: Plutonium May Enhance Human Health
March 30, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
Those of us in-the-know about the shabby researched agenda-pushing National Post can lend credence to the fact it is one of the poorest examples of journalism on the planet. However, the most recent article by Lawrence Solomon emphasizing a study in which plutonium "may in fact enhance human health" takes junk science to new level.
How Cranberries Boost Heart Health
March 30, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Polyphenol-rich cranberry juice may boost heart health by alleviating arterial stiffness, says a new study from the Boston and Tufts Universities.
Emotional Baggage: Don't React, Just Respond
March 30, 2011 | Consciousness |
Our reactivity is an automated defence to protect us from feeling the pain of our negative core beliefs. Normally, we do not recognise that an old and painful memory has been stirred up; we simply feel overwhelmed and automatically react as a defence. We can either shut down what we are feeling by underreacting, overreact with emotions out of proportion to the situation, or we can act out.
Do You Need To Supplement With Copper?
March 30, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Copper is an essential trace mineral, present in all body tissues, which plays a role in the formation of connective tissue, and in the normal functioning of muscles, the nervous system and the immune system.
U.S. Has The Most Aggressive Mandated Vaccine Schedule In The World
March 29, 2011 | Vaccines |
The United States has the highest number of mandated vaccines for children under 5 in the world (36, double the Western world average of 18), the highest autism rate in the world (1 in 150 children, 10 times or more the rate of some other Western countries), but only places 34th in the world for its children under 5 mortality rate. What's going on?
Stigma Against Overweight People Is Becoming a Global Cultural Norm
March 29, 2011 | Obesity |
Stigma against overweight people is becoming a cultural norm around the world, even in places where larger bodies have traditionally been valued. That's according to a cross-cultural study of attitudes toward obesity to be published in the April issue of Current Anthropology.
Walnuts: A Top Superfood That Prevents Heart Disease
March 29, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Walnuts are top of the tree when it comes to heart-healthy superfoods, research has shown.
Retailers Sexualizing Children For Profits
March 28, 2011 | ChildHealth |
An entire generation of young girls is being psychologically damaged by the onslaught of marketing tactics surrounding inappropriate "sexy" children's fashions, toys, music, books and sexualized images in the media, and parents should be very concerned.
Will Nutrition's Potential Be Achieved Via Epigenetics?
March 28, 2011 | Nutrition |
Understanding and achieving nutrition's potential to maintain health and prevent disease may lie with the study of epigenetics, according to a new review.
Research Is Proving That It's Not Always Survival Of The Fittest
March 28, 2011 | Survival |
Darwin's notion that only the fittest survive has been called into question by new research published in Nature.
Why There is Unity in Multiplicity
March 28, 2011 | Consciousness |
Time, according to western thinkers, is what passes between two events. This is a linear view of time, the reductionist approach, as some call it. Indic tradition, however, presents a cyclic concept of time. Time is not restricted to something that occurs between two events, as proposed in the reductionist view.
A Taste of What's To Come: Food Sovereignty Declared in U.S. City
March 24, 2011 | Sustainability |
Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right "to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing." This includes raw milk, locally slaughtered meats, and just about anything else you can imagine. It's also a decided bucking of state and federal laws.
The Tyranny of Government "Protection"
March 24, 2011 | GovernmentAbuse |
When the Egyptians informed their president recently that they were fed up with 32 years of government tyranny which had been justified as protection from harm, we all watched in amazement. Few of us realize, though, that in North America and Europe, we are heading for "tyranny light" as our governments determinedly proceed to ensure that we are protected in every which way except the way we want.
Powerful Alternatives to Tamoxifen That Will Put A Damper On Drug Profits
March 24, 2011 | Cancer |
The currently recognized cancer treatment -chemotherapy/radiation-- often comes into question by those who are personally affected or by those who have loved ones affected by the disease. The mere association of the cancer label conjures up images of horror, fear and desperation in pursuit of the avenue of treatment - will those affected go against the acceptable drug approach with known risks and prolonged side effects or turn from the traditional treatment to entertain a natural approach?
How Yoga Improves Mood and Prevents Disease
March 24, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Research suggests that yoga might improve mood and sense of well being, according to United States National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Junk Science Update: Hot Dogs and Deli Meats Are Free of Carcinogenic Compounds
March 24, 2011 | JunkScience |
According to the astute researchers from Kansas State University, hot dogs, as well as pepperoni and deli meats, are relatively free of carcinogenic compounds.
Bright Idea? Scientists Say Women Should Take Tamoxifen Drugs For 5 Years to "Survive"
March 24, 2011 | JunkScience |
An irresponsible and biased recommendation from British scientists encourages women to take the dangerous drug tamoxifen for at least five years, ironically to prevent death.
Can Your Cooking Pan Bring on Menopause?
March 24, 2011 | Toxins |
Gender-bending chemicals found in non-stick pans and food packaging are linked to early menopause, scientists say.
The Antioxidant Power of Smoothies
March 24, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Earlier research has suggested that the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory polyphenols found in apples help prevent colon cancer, but to be useful they must not be absorbed by the small intestine. Instead, they need to get to the colon where they can be effective. This study found that smoothies delivered significantly more polyphenols and quinic acid to the colon than apple juice or cider.
Forensic Research Shows That Overweight People Really Do Have Bigger Bones
March 23, 2011 | Obesity |
One of the blind spots in forensic science, particularly in identifying unknown remains, is the inability of experts to determine how much an individual weighed based on his or her skeleton. New research from North Carolina State University moves us closer to solving this problem by giving forensic experts valuable insight into what the shape of the femur can tell us about the weight of an individual.
The Most Common Time of Day We Sabotage Our Diet
March 23, 2011 | Dieting |
3.23pm is the time when dieters are most likely to give in to temptation and reach for a sweet treat, according to experts.
Study Demonstrates Why Fiber Is So Important Between The Ages of 20 and 60
March 23, 2011 | Nutrition |
A new study from Northwestern Medicine shows a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make. The study found adults between 20 and 59 years old with the highest fiber intake had a significantly lower estimated lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease compared to those with the lowest fiber intake.
Stress Affects The Balance of Natural Bacteria in Your Gut
March 23, 2011 | Immunity |
Stress can change the balance of bacteria that naturally live in the gut, according to research published this month in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
Industry-Wide Use of Meat Glue Sticks Together Scraps of Meat To Sell You Prime Cuts
March 22, 2011 | Toxins |
Meat Glue: It sounds utterly repellent; like some pre-industrial, rustic adhesive, but it's actually a fine, tasteless powder that looks like icing sugar and is it makes meat and other proteins stick together like super glue. If your eating meat, chances are you're eating or have eaten the glue at some point.
Climate Change Alarmists Blame Tsunamis and Freezing Weather on Global Warming
March 22, 2011 | ClimateChange |
Is it possible for the global warming alarmists to take their quackery to another level? Yes it is. They now claim that global warming is responsible for recent tsunamis and freezing weather.
Can Your Personality Affect Your Weight and Health?
March 22, 2011 | YourWeight |
Can your personality really reveal anything about your health?
It sounds like the kind of psychobabble you would find in a teen magazine - along with how to choose the man, job and dress to best match your character type. But, in fact, there is evidence to suggest that certain characteristics may influence your health.
People Who Get Hugs Have Better Mental Health
March 22, 2011 | Love |
After analyzing data from the 2007 Canadian Community Health Survey, researchers found that people who get hugs regularly are more likely to report better mental health.
Radiation Contamination of Food and Water Now a Global Threat
March 21, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
The detection of radiation in food in Japan following the devastating earthquake is more serious than initially feared, said the World Health Organisation (WHO) today.
A Necessary Caution For Those Taking Preventative Measures With Potassium Iodide (KI)
March 21, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
Potassium Iodide (KI) fills the thyroid cells and prevents the gland from absorbing radioactive iodine for approximately 24 hours. However, those attempting to take KI for prevention before being exposed and for prolonged periods may cause hypothyroidism and other conditions.
The Medical Community Improperly and Unnecessarily Labels Millions With High Blood Pressure
March 21, 2011 | JunkScience |
Millions of people are currently misclassified as having abnormal blood pressure, according to Dr. Brent Taylor from the Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota and his colleagues. Their findings show that these people are not actually more likely to die prematurely than those with 'normal' blood pressure, i.e. below 120/80.
Don't Panic: Natural And Very Effective Alternatives To Potassium Iodide Are Everywhere
March 18, 2011 | Antioxidants |
The Japanese nuclear disaster has everybody on edge and people are panicking. Potassium Iodide has flown off the shelves at a rate where stockpiles could not meet demands. What most people don't realize is that there are literally hundreds of other foods and supplements that protect the entire body and organ systems (not just the thyroid) and they're typically safer and far more effective than potassium iodide.
Are Saturated Fats Really The Problem?
March 18, 2011 | Obesity |
Beyond the new obsession with "good fats," what does fat do for our bodies and more specifically, is saturated fat really a problem?
Brain Scans Show Women Feel More Pain Than Men
March 18, 2011 | ManagingPain |
The long-running battle of the sexes over who feels the most pain has been won. Sophisticated brain scans show that women have more intense responses to pain than men.
Does Our Name Activate Life Choices?
March 18, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Wonder what's in the name? Well, a lot, say scientists as they have hinted that our name can dictate our life choices.
Why A Major Earthquake Is Soon Coming To A West Coast Near You
March 17, 2011 | TheUniverse |
Whether you live in the United States, Canada or Mexico, the signs are all there. A major earthquake is about the hit the west coast of North America and it will be devastating. Here's why.
Why Swimming or Taking Too Many Baths or Showers Can Increase Your Cancer Risk
March 17, 2011 | Toxins |
Carcinogenic chemicals called trihalomethanes (THMs), created as a byproduct of chlorinating water, can be absorbed through the skin. People who regularly swim in chlorinated pools or take lots of showers or baths could therefore be putting themselves at risk.
Attaining The Quantum Mind
March 17, 2011 | Consciousness |
The mindset we have has not helped us. It has led us to a mediocre reality. It has led us to accepting a reality that is full of suffering and pain. We need something that is fulfilling, something that we can enjoy. Bliss will be the character of that existence. When can humanity as a whole get that reality? Is it impossible?
How People Recognize Faces
March 17, 2011 | HumanBody |
It is no surprise to scientists that the largest social network on the web is called Facebook. Identifying people by their face is fundamental to our social interactions, one of the primary reasons vision researchers are trying to find out how our brain processes facial identity.
A Dead-End Job Is Worse For Your Health Than Being Unemployed
March 16, 2011 | Lifestyle |
There are some who don't need an excuse to skip a day's work - but this could be a good reason to quit your job altogether.
What Makes Some People Apple-Shaped and Others Pear-Shaped?
March 16, 2011 | YourWeight |
Scientists have shed light on why some people are apple-shaped and others are pear-shaped. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have pinpointed a protein that plays a part in how fat is stored in the body.
Common Diet Mistakes That Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts
March 16, 2011 | YourWeight |
You huff and puff in the gym, religiously weigh yourself daily on the weighing scale and still don't manage to knock out those extra pounds. So where exactly are you going wrong? The answer is simple, there's something wrong with your diet. Are you making any of the following diet mistakes?
Elderberry Extract Inhibits Growth of Pathogenic Bacteria By 70 Percent
March 16, 2011 | Antioxidants |
A liquid extract from black elderberry may inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria by upwards of 70 percent, suggest new data from cell studies from Justus-Liebig University in Germany.
The Difference Between Radiation and Radioactivity And How To Protect Yourself
March 15, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
There is a very distinct difference between radiation and radioactivity, yet many media sources reporting on Japan's nuclear disaster are using the terms interchangeably. A better understanding of the terminology also allows us explore when and how to maximize protection through supplementation.
Accelerating World Events Are Assisting In The Shift of Human Consciousness
March 15, 2011 | Consciousness |
We must come to the realization that world events, as somber as they may appear, are assisting in the shift of human consciousness from a enslaved species to a liberated one. Our expectations for the future are determining our path right now as individuals, nations and the entire planet.
Why Daylight Savings Time Negatively Affects Our Health
March 15, 2011 | Sunlight |
The practice of advancing our clocks kicked in again this past weekend adding sleep loss, disrupted biorhythms, accidents and disease to perhaps many millions of people who live in nations who employ daylight saving time (DST). So why do we do it?
Depressed Dads More Likely to Spank, Shortchange Kids
March 15, 2011 | ChildHealth |
Depressed dads are more likely to shortchange their children and use physical punishment, even on tots who are still crawling, new research suggests.
Admitted Japanese Nuclear Meltdown Now Means Detrimental Health Effects Worldwide
March 14, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
After repeated denials by the Japanese Government insisting that radiation leakage from their nuclear power plants was a non-issue, recent video and reported evidence confirms the horrific truth. Japan is now preparing for the worst case scenario evacuating hundreds of thousands of people. The radioactive release may soon reach Canada and the United States and exposure may last months.
Research Group Calls For Trials On How Diet Relates to Cancer and Disease
March 14, 2011 | Prevention |
The Nutritional Science Research Group on behalf of the National Cancer Institute has issued a Request for Information to help plan human studies designed to reveal how diet relates to cancer prevention.
Living Is Life and Life is For Living
March 14, 2011 | Consciousness |
We call ourselves humans because we have a different structure than animals, a different form. But we are the same thing inside this form. The animal is carrying inside what the human is also carrying inside.
Model Shows Importance of Feet, Toes in Body Balance
March 14, 2011 | HumanBody |
Researchers are using a new model to learn more about how toe strength can determine how far people can lean while keeping their balance.
Optimal Vitamin D Levels Detox The Body and May Render Many Medications Useless
March 11, 2011 | Sunlight |
Exposure to sunlight and vitamin D has been shown to effectively deal with toxins including medications. A study rom the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet has shown that the body's ability to break down medicines may be closely related to exposure to sunlight, and thus may vary with the seasons.
Why We Dream
March 11, 2011 | HumanBody |
Dreams have fascinated philosophers for thousands of years, but only recently have dreams been subjected to empirical research and concentrated scientific study. Chances are that you've often found yourself puzzling over the mysterious content of a dream, or perhaps you've wondered why you dream at all.
Detaching from Ego
March 11, 2011 | Consciousness |
How do you know if you can use a little detaching from your ego to enhance the quality of your health and life? Some clues are frequent agitation, complaining, excuse-making, and frustration in your closest relationships.
Olive Leaves Just As Effective As Drugs In Lowering Blood Pressure, Except They're Natural
March 11, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Olive leaf extract is just as effective in lowering blood pressure as other common medical treatments for hypertension, according to a new clinical trial sponsored by Frutarom and Dexa Medica.
Solar Activity is Ushering in The Age of Empowerment
March 10, 2011 | Consciousness |
An x-class solar flare is currently projecting towards earth after a huge explosion on the sun from sunspot 1166 late last night. Increasing solar flares are affecting both earth and humans. The intense solar activity is empowering humans in ways never thought possible.
Curing Common Ailments From Around The World
March 10, 2011 | Alternative |
Chicken soup may be good for the soul, but some people swear that it's also good for the body. Many Americans reach for a steaming bowl of chicken soup whenever they've got a cold, while the equivalent remedy in Japan is ginger tea. But are these home cures, passed down from generation to generation, really therapeutic?
5 At-Home Tests That Can Predict How Long You Will Live
March 10, 2011 | Aging |
Low-tech, do-it-yourself tests can reveal surprisingly important information about how healthy you are...and even how long you can reasonably expect to live. With that information, you can make changes...be healthier...and live longer...all without a doctor's intervention.
Study Examines Connection Between Low Birth Weight and Obesity Later in Life
March 10, 2011 | Obesity |
Providing further understanding of the link between low birth weights and obesity later in life, researchers found nutritionally deprived newborns are "programmed" to eat more because they develop less neurons in the region of the brain that controls food intake, according to an article published today in the journal, Brain Research.
Brain Processing: Learning To See Consciously
March 9, 2011 | Consciousness |
Our brains process many more stimuli than we become aware of. Often images enter our brain without being noticed: visual information is being processed, but does not reach consciousness, that is, we do not have an impression of it. Then, what is the difference between conscious and unconscious perception, and can both forms of perception be changed through practice?
Why Do Men and Women Think and Behave Differently?
March 9, 2011 | DNA |
There are real differences in the ways men and women think and behave - but which ones matter?
Acupuncture is The New Weapon To Help Women Suffering From Menopause Symptoms
March 9, 2011 | Alternative |
Acupuncture can help women suffering from the most common symptoms of the menopause.
Soaring to New Heights
March 8, 2011 | Consciousness |
Whether it's a good or bad habit depends on the effect it has on your life. If this habit helps you to achieve goals, improve your health or adds meaning to your life, then I would say it's a very good habit. BUT, if habits are unhealthy, debilitating, unhelpful and hurting the people in your life, then guess what? Things need to change.
If You Eat Chicken, Chances Are You're Eating Arsenic?
March 8, 2011 | Toxins |
More than 80% of chicken farms in the western world deliberately add a common cancer-causing agent to chicken feed. The worst part is that it's government approved.
3 Reasons Why People With Thyroid Conditions Can't Lose Weight
March 8, 2011 | YourWeight |
If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and would prefer not to take synthetic or natural thyroid hormone for the rest of your life, then you might want to consider a natural hypothyroid treatment protocol. While some people do need to take thyroid hormone forever, many people can have their health restored back to normal through natural hypothyroid treatment methods.
Understanding the Omega 3 Rich Diet of the Greenland Inuit
March 8, 2011 | Nutrition |
Almost 60 percent of the diet of the Inuit people consists of fats. Surprisingly, the incidences of cardiovascular and inflammatory disorders among the Greenland Eskimos are low. Such paradox can be attributed to their Omega 3 rich diet.
Three Reasons Why Our Awakening Will Have Nothing To Do With, Or Result In A Revolution
March 7, 2011 | Consciousness |
The non-sociological definition of a revolution and the one most people are familiar with is "the forcible overthrow and thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed." If you ask most freedom activists, they'll tell you that a coming revolution of this kind is inevitable. There are many reasons why the majority of the world will not move in this direction...here are three reasons why.
The Effect of Soda on Your Body
March 7, 2011 | Toxins |
Carbonated soda pop provides more added sugar in a typical 2-year-old toddler's diet than cookies, candies and ice cream combined. Fifty-six percent of 8-year-olds down soft drinks daily, and a third of teenage boys drink at least three cans of soda pop per day. Now, evidence suggests that the added sugar lowers good cholesterol and raises risk of heart disease.
Surprising Digestive Problem That Affects 30% of The Population Yet Relatively Unknown
March 7, 2011 | Toxins |
Would you believe that there's yet another type of condition to consider if you are troubled by such common gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms as bloating, flatulence and the like? This one has to do with something contained in foods that are supposed to be excellent for our health -- fruit!
How Many Daily Hours Watching TV Will Raise Your Heart Risk?
March 7, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Scientists have found that spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen dramatically increases the risk for heart disease and premature death from any cause, perhaps regardless of how much exercise one gets.
Mayan Elder Explains 2012 and The Mayan Calendar
March 4, 2011 | Consciousness |
Carlos Barrios, Mayan elder, ceremonial priest and spiritual guide initiated an investigation into the different Mayan calendars circulating. Carlos along with his brother Gerardo studied with many teachers and interviewed nearly 600 traditional Mayan elders to widen their scope of knowledge.
What Two Fruits Pack The Biggest Antioxidant Punch For Disease Prevention and Longevity?
March 4, 2011 | Antioxidants |
While eating an apple a day could keeps the undertaker away, a cooked tomato may be the biggest source of a powerful antioxidant to prevent disease.
40,000 Researchers Asking For More Transparency and Testing on How Chemicals Affect Us
March 4, 2011 | Toxins |
Scientific societies representing 40,000 researchers and clinicians are asking that federal regulators tap a broader range of expertise when evaluating the risks of chemicals to which Americans are being increasingly exposed.
10 of the Most Toxic Places In The World To Live
March 4, 2011 | Pollution |
As the number of artificial chemicals reach all time highs across the globe, it's become more and more difficult to find anywhere on Earth unaffected by man-made pollution and development, and far too often it takes things going really wrong before people take action to keep our planet clean. Here are 10 of the most polluted places in the world.
Increasing Vitamin Bs May Ease PMS Symptoms By 35 Percent
March 4, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Higher intakes of the B vitamins thiamine and riboflavin from the diet may reduce the incidence of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) by about 35 percent, suggest new findings.
It Only Takes A Half Hour For Table Salt To Significantly Impair Your Arteries
March 3, 2011 | Nutrition |
It takes just half an hour for one salty meal to significantly impair the arteries' ability to pump blood around the body, alarming research shows.
Genetically Modified Alfalfa Will Inevitably Contaminate Non-Genetically Modified Crops
March 3, 2011 | GMO |
A recent decision to allow unrestricted planting of genetically modified Roundup Ready alfalfa threatens consumer choice and the livelihoods of organic and conventional growers.
Why The Dangers of Contemporary and Indoor Living Are Far Reaching
March 3, 2011 | Lifestyle |
If you're like most people, you've like spent entirely too much time indoors this winter which is not a good thing. Sounding a bit like our moms, health professionals have been saying for some time that we should find something to do outside, and it's about a lot more than just exercise.
A Crucial Difference Between Intellect and Intelligence
March 3, 2011 | Consciousness |
We spend a lot of time acquiring intelligence at the expense of developing intellect.
More Than 1000 Rules and Regulations Still Do Not Prevent Unethical Medical Studies
March 2, 2011 | JunkScience |
Experts say that the kind of unethical medical studies that occurred half a century ago could still happen again despite more than 1,000 rules and regulations that should prevent such abuses.
Women Using Cell Phones While Pregnant May Cause Behavioural Problems in Their Children
March 2, 2011 | EMF |
The results of large study suggest that pregnant mothers who use mobile phones regularly are likely to give birth to kids with behavioural problems, especially if those children start using mobile phones early themselves.
Antioxidants in Pecans Prevent Heart Disease
March 2, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention, according to new research.
Meditation is Superior To Dance For Harmonizing Body and Mind
March 2, 2011 | Lifestyle |
The body is a dancer's instrument, but is it attuned to the mind? A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that professional ballet and modern dancers are not as emotionally in sync with their bodies as are people who regularly practice meditation.
Have GM Foods Contaminated The Entire Food Supply?
March 1, 2011 | GMO |
You may not want to eat genetically engineered foods. Chances are, you are eating them anyway.
5 Things Women Should Be Doing In Their Workouts -- But Aren't
March 1, 2011 | Fitness |
If your workouts consist of doing light weights and steady-state cardio, you might be in for some bad news: These things alone won't likely get you the results you're after, say experts. To increase your fitness level, burn fat, and improve muscle tone, you've got to step up your game.
Ashwagandha for Better Sleep
March 1, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb from the roots of Withania somnifera, a plant in the nightshade family. It has long been prized for its ability to help the body deal with stress. It has also been used traditionally for pain relief and to treat skin diseases, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and epilepsy.
The Influence of Advertising on Drug Recommendations
March 1, 2011 | BigPharma |
A medical journal's revenue source can affect drug recommendations, with free journals positively recommending specific drugs while journals funded solely by subscriptions usually recommending against the use of the drugs, states a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).