Vaccines May Soon Integrate With Foods Such As Yogurt
June 30, 2011 | Vaccines |
Australian scientists are devising a vaccine which can be swallowed in food instead of being injected.
Genetically Modified Marijuana on the Horizon
June 30, 2011 | GMO |
Marijuana Growers: Hang onto your pot, here come the genetically modified genes!
Hunger Hormone Explains Why We Choose Comfort Foods When Emotions Rise
June 30, 2011 | Hormones |
We are one step closer to deciphering why some stressed people indulge in chocolate, mashed potatoes, ice cream and other high-calorie, high-fat comfort foods. UT Southwestern Medical Center-led findings, in a mouse study, suggest that ghrelin -- the so-called "hunger hormone" -- is involved in triggering this reaction to high stress situations.
How To Persevere and When To Let Go
June 30, 2011 | Consciousness |
Perseverance and letting go are both positive qualities that we all possess. However, despite their being life-enhancing qualities, these are often complementary and even antagonistic to each other, and need to be employed in sequence, and at the right time, rather than in isolation for us to achieve success, peace and harmony.
Mammography Screening Increases Breast Cancer Mortality
June 29, 2011 | JunkHealthcare |
Breast cancer screening with mammography protocols results in an increase in breast cancer mortality, according to long-term follow-ups in large-scale studies.
Study Finds BPA Demasculinizes Males And Makes Them Undesirable to Females
June 29, 2011 | Toxins |
While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration notes "some concern" with the controversial chemical BPA, and many other countries, such as Japan and Canada, have considered BPA product bans, disagreement exists amongst scientists in this field on the effects of BPA in animals and humans.
Want To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk? Spend Three Hours in the Sun Per Day
June 29, 2011 | Sunlight |
Spending an average of three hours a day exposed to sunlight can slash the risk of breast cancer by up to 50 per cent, according to research.
What Is The Most Powerful Dried Flower On Your Spice Rack?
June 29, 2011 | Antioxidants |
The curative properties of clove and its oil are legendary. Not only does it have the highest antioxidant value of any spice, its multiple range of uses are exemplary.
Why Your Cell Phone May Affect Your Bone Strength
June 28, 2011 | EMF |
A new study has revealed that electromagnetic radiation from cellular phones may adversely affect bone strength.
Diet Soft Drink Consumption Directly Linked To Increased Waist Circumference in Humans
June 28, 2011 | YourWeight |
In the constant battle to lose inches or at least stay the same, we reach for the diet soda. Two studies presented at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions suggest this might be self-defeating behavior.
Low Calorie Diet Reverses Diabetes In Just 8 Weeks
June 28, 2011 | Diabetes |
A new study has transformed thinking on type 2 diabetes by reporting that an extreme low calorie diet could reverse the condition in just eight weeks.
To Understand Risk, Just Use Your Imagination
June 28, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Whether it's a shape, a structure or a work of art, once you see a meaning in something, there's no going back. The reasons why run deep.
25% of Daily Calories Now Come From Snacks
June 27, 2011 | Nutrition |
Snacking is sneaking in more calories than ever before into our diets, new research says.
6 Foods To Help Shape Your Body This Summer
June 27, 2011 | YourWeight |
Specific foods that can help promote weight loss, including foods that can help you shed fat from that pesky belly region. Here are 6 foods to eat to get a bikini body.
Traveling Back In Life May Be The Key To Healing
June 27, 2011 | Consciousness |
Past Life Regression (or PLR) therapy is said to be a technique of healing, which involves the subject recollecting memories and images from his/her previous lives, which might hold the key to the problems ailing him/her in the present life. Practitioners of this discipline believe that it has a positive effect on several aspects of an individual's life.
Small Farms May Be Better For Food Security and Biodiversity
June 27, 2011 | Sustainability |
We often assume the only way to feed the world's rapidly growing human population is with large-scale industrial agriculture. Many would argue that genetically altering food crops is also necessary to produce large enough quantities on smaller areas to feed the world's people.
Synergistic Toxicity: Study Shows That More Vaccines Are Linked To Higher Death Rates
June 24, 2011 | Vaccines |
A new study published in the Human and Experimental Toxicology journal has found a direct statistical correlation between higher vaccine doses and infant mortality rates. It is a confirmation that many anti-vaccine advocates have long awaited and further establishes and adds to preliminary evidence that vaccinations are toxic poisons having no place in the human body.
Personalized Energy: Could This Be The Future To A World Without Oil?
June 24, 2011 | Alternative |
MIT Professor Dan Nocera believes he can solve the world's energy problems with an Olympic-sized pool of water. Nocera and his research team have identified a simple technique for powering the Earth inexpensively - by using the sun to split water and store energy - making the large-scale deployment of personalized solar energy possible.
Candida Infection Can Sabotage Our Health
June 24, 2011 | Prevention |
Do you know what fatigue, digestive problems and yeast infections have in common? They can all be caused by Candida infection - a little-known, yet common condition triggered by antibiotics and poor lifestyle choices.
Small Changes In Your Diet Have a Big Impact on Long-Term Weight Gain
June 23, 2011 | YourWeight |
In a series of three separate studies looking at how changes in multiple dietary and other lifestyle factors relate to long-term weight gain, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that modest changes in specific foods and beverages, physical activity, TV-watching, and sleep duration were strongly linked with long-term weight gain. Changes in diet, in particular, had the strongest associations with differences in weight gain.
Imagine a World Beyond Fear, Where Humanity Lives, Works and Plays in Total Harmony
June 23, 2011 | Consciousness |
Everyone has the same needs. It's how we try to get those needs met that we often end up in conflict. Why doesn't this work? Because as Albert Eistein once said, "no problem can be solved at the level of thinking that created it."
First Study of Its Kind Shows Ineffectiveness of Spanking Children
June 23, 2011 | ChildHealth |
In a new corporal punishment study based on actual audio recordings, mothers spank, slap or hit their young children, sparking crying, tantrums and whimpering. Believed to be the first study of its kind, 37 mothers recorded up to 36 hours of interactions with their children, says psychologist George W. Holden, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
What Are You Here For?
June 23, 2011 | Consciousness |
Conventional wisdom dictates that we must set clear goals and have vision if we are to achieve great things. After all, how can we get to where we are going if we do not know where we want to go? Now ask, who is setting the goals and who is creating the vision?
Artificial Meat May Soon Be At A Store Near You, And You Won't Know The Difference
June 22, 2011 | Nutrition |
Artificial meat, sometimes called in vitro meat, could be grown in lab-like facilities to replace meat from animals. Several current research projects are growing in vitro meat experimentally, although no meat has yet been produced for public consumption. Scientists estimate that artificial meat may be available in grocery stores within the next decade years and that consumers would not know the difference.
F.D.A.Routinely Fails To Follow Its Own Rules, Allows Dangerous Food Imports
June 22, 2011 | GovernmentAbuse |
Government food officials are often sloppy and inattentive in their efforts to ensure that contaminated foods from abroad are withdrawn promptly and completely from the nation's food supply, according to government investigators.
Life Is Beautiful Inside and Out
June 22, 2011 | Consciousness |
Should you live? With joy and exuberance. Joy should come not only from serving society but also from enjoying the best things in life. Just live with them, enjoy them. You do not have to possess something to enjoy it.
Prevalence and Severity of Childhood Food Allergies Are On The Rise: What's The Cause?
June 21, 2011 | Allergies |
A national study of food allergies in the US, the largest of its kind, finds that more children have food allergies than previously reported. What's the cause?
Low-Calorie Fat Substitutes Actually Cause Weight Gain
June 21, 2011 | Toxins |
Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato chips and other foods could backfire and contribute to weight gain and obesity, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.
Learning From The Japanese Lifestyle To Prevent Disease
June 21, 2011 | Prevention |
Although the most recent events in Japan regarding the nuclear tragedy may reduce their life expectancy, if you want to prevent disease via diet and lifestyle, look no further than the Japanese who are at the forefront of disease prevention.
For The First Time, Cilantro Makes The List For High Pesticide Levels
June 20, 2011 | Toxins |
For the first time, cilantro is on the list of foods with high pesticide levels. It's yet another herb which consumers should be purchasing organic. Testing by federal scientists found 33 unapproved pesticides on 44 percent of the cilantro samples tested.
Which Herb Can Boost Your Sex Life By At Least 25%
June 20, 2011 | Herbs |
It's a herb you may have used to add flavour to your curries. But fenugreek can also spice up your sex life, a study suggests.
Spaced Learning: A Better Way To Remember
June 20, 2011 | MentalHealth |
Scientists and educators alike have long known that cramming is not an effective way to remember things. With their latest findings, researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan, studying eye movement response in trained mice, have elucidated the neurological mechanism explaining why this is so.
More Evidence The Sunshine Vitamin Boosts Your Immunity
June 20, 2011 | Sunlight |
Laboratory-grown gingival cells treated with vitamin D boosted their production of an endogenous antibiotic, and killed more bacteria than untreated cells, according to a paper in the June 2011 issue of the journal Infection and Immunity.
All Ice Creams Are Not Created Equal...Choose Wisely
June 16, 2011 | Nutrition |
Everyone knows that ice cream isn't a health food, but to make that occasional splurge on a heated summer day guilt-free, you need to know the facts. All ice creams are not created equal and many are outright toxic. Here's a breakdown of exactly which ingredients to avoid in commercial ice creams and when in doubt, make your own.
Feeling What It's Like To Be Pregnant Through Virtual Reality
June 16, 2011 | Pregnancy |
Ever wondered what it feels like to be pregnant? Now even men can find out thanks to a new dress created by Takuya Iwamoto from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and his team that simulates the weight, temperature, movement and heartbeat of a fetus.
Are Women's Brains Just Wired To Be Moody?
June 16, 2011 | MentalHealth |
Are women born to be grumpy? This sounds like the sexist moan of a disgruntled husband, torn off a strip for failing to put the rubbish out. Again.
Life Expectancy in U.S. Falls Behind World's Healthiest Nations
June 16, 2011 | Aging |
While people in Japan, Canada, and other nations are enjoying significant gains in life expectancy every year, most counties within the United States are falling behind, according to a new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.
Make Sure Your Almonds Are Raw and Organic, Otherwise They Have No Nutritional Value
June 15, 2011 | Antioxidants |
They look just like any other nut, but nutritionists say almonds are packed with heart-healthy nutrients, especially monounsaturated fat, plant protein and dietary fiber. However, they must be consumed in their raw, organic form to have any nutritional value.
Awakening Consciousness: We Have Not Understood The Purpose of Sexual Union
June 15, 2011 | Consciousness |
Although it has been said that physical functions are a remnant of animal life, somehow, we have never been able to accept this. All along, we've wondered why nature created this special process. What is the purpose of sexual union?
Professor Says We Are Headed For Worldwide Internet Censorship Controlled By Corporations
June 15, 2011 | GovernmentAbuse |
A University of British Columbia Professor says censorship has become a worldwide norm and that new laws will control what you read or see on the internet.
Quality Parenting By Dads Reduces Risky Sexual Behavior By Their Daughters
June 15, 2011 | Lifestyle |
A new study by Norton School researchers show that quality parenting skills by dads reduces the incidence of risky sexual behavior by their daughters.
Report Exposes Irradiated Food Lists and Their Dangers
June 14, 2011 | Toxins |
Science has been unable to establish the long-term safety of food irradiation and the lasting health effects if any. Yet, almost every food category can now be legally irradiated by government regulators at the expense of our health.
Undernourishment in Pregnant, Lactating Mothers Are Key To Next Generation's Disease
June 14, 2011 | Pregnancy |
A new study published by the American Physiological Society offers the strongest evidence yet that vulnerability to type 2 diabetes can begin in the womb, giving new insight into the mechanisms that underlie a potentially devastating disease at the center of a worldwide epidemic
Are You Part of This Demographic? Most People Let Themselves Go At The Age of 41
June 14, 2011 | YourWeight |
They say life begins at 40 - but according to health campaigners, that is just when everything starts to go rapidly downhill.Researchers have found that 41 is the age when most 'let themselves go'.
Cool New Idea May Help Insomniacs Sleep
June 14, 2011 | Sleep |
A cap that cools the brain may help people with insomnia sleep at night, a new study suggests.
U.S. Government Finally Admits Formaldehyde Is A Carcinogen
June 13, 2011 | Toxins |
The U.S. government finally added formaldehyde last week, a substance found in plastics and other commonly used products, to a list of known carcinogens and admitted that the chemical styrene might cause cancer.
Cancer Cure Known For 35 Years Suppressed By Government and Medical Authorities
June 13, 2011 | Cancer |
Burzynski, the Movie is the story of a medical doctor and Ph.D biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski who won the largest, and possibly the most convoluted and intriguing legal battle against the Food and Drug Administration in American history. Burzynski was persecuted for finding antineoplastons which can cure some of the most incurable forms of terminal cancer.
Early Exposure To Cats and Dogs Prevents Allergies
June 13, 2011 | Allergies |
Young children who share their home with dogs or cats in the first year of life are half as likely to become allergic to those animals than kids who grew up with no pets.
Blue Infinity: Your Body Can Be Measured, Your Being Cannot
June 13, 2011 | Consciousness |
Head understands head and heart understands heart. The nose can only smell; eyes can only see; ears can only hear. Similarly, the heart can only feel while the head can only think.
Finally A Beer That May Improve Your Health
June 10, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Many amateur athletes have long suspected what research scientists for the Department of Preventative and Rehabilitative Sports Medicine of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen at Klinikum rechts der Isar have now made official: Documented proof that the consumption of wheat beer has a positive effect on athletes' health.
Peru Approves Ban on Genetically Modified Crops While Brazil Speeds Up Approval
June 10, 2011 | GMO |
The Plenary Session of the Peruvian Congress, approved the opinion of the law project that declares a moratorium of ten years that prevents the import of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) on the national territory for cultivation, breeding or of any transgenic production.
Thoughts on Health: Disease Is Evidence of Healing
June 10, 2011 | Consciousness |
Physician and Medical Intuitive Laura Koniver, MD, talks about our abundance of natural health and presents the idea that disease may be just another form of health and healing.
Just How Contaminated Is the Fish and Meat That We Eat?
June 10, 2011 | Toxins |
Over five years ago the Chicago Tribune reported that tuna was unequivocally contaminated with mercury. "The tuna industry has failed to adequately warn consumers about the risks of eating canned tuna, while federal regulators have been reluctant to include the fish in their mercury advisories - at times amid heavy lobbying by industry," said the paper. Three years later, the New York Times found similar contamination in area sushi.
Do Toothpastes Help or Hurt Your Teeth?
June 9, 2011 | Toxins |
Most toothpastes are often just a cosmetic product with limited decay-preventive value. Pleasant flavored toothpastes seem to help motivate children and adults to brush. However, kids may be tempted to swallow the good-tasting stuff, and if it contains preservatives, saccharin, lead, colorings, or fluoride, they will receive a dose of a questionable or toxic substance. The fact that a tube of toothpaste contains a lethal dose of fluoride for a small child has been discreetly obscured from the general public's knowledge.
Calcium Containing Dietary Supplements Provide Statistically Significant Weight Loss
June 9, 2011 | YourWeight |
Calcium containing dietary supplements may produce 'small, statistically significant weight loss', according to a new meta-analysis.
It's Time To Revisit What It Means To Be Content
June 9, 2011 | Consciousness |
It is no longer `cool' to use the word 'contentment' for the simple reason that currently, the constantly heard or read words are aspiration, acquisition, more, and growth. It's time, therefore to revisit the meaning of contentment.
You Must Eat This Part of an Apple For Maximum Health Benefits
June 9, 2011 | Antioxidants |
An apple a day really could keep the doctor away - as long as you don't throw away this part of the fruit.
Physicist Discovers That Magnetic Fields Naturally Thin Blood, Prevent Heart Disease
June 8, 2011 | Prevention |
If a person's blood becomes too thick it can damage blood vessels and increase the risk of heart attacks. But a Temple University physicist has discovered that he can thin the human blood by subjecting it to a magnetic field.
Top Foods For Cellular Health
June 8, 2011 | Antioxidants |
The body is incredibly resilient and efficient, but over time, a poor diet and lifestyle may weaken the health and vitality of your cells. The food you eat is also the food your cells consume, so by eating nutrient-dense food, you provide your cells with the support they need to keep your entire body healthy. Start stocking your fridge with some of the best foods known to support proper cellular health.
Front of Package Food Labels and Preventing Disease
June 8, 2011 | Labeling |
A new report was just published on the new front of package food labels that are hitting the shelves slowly but surely. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention along with the Institute of Medicine were directed by the 2009 Congress to make recommendations for food labels.
Researchers Now Find Bisphenol A (BPA) Accumulates Rapidly Within the Body
June 7, 2011 | Toxins |
A new University of Missouri study shows that the exposure to the controversial chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) through diet has been underestimated by previous lab tests. In the study, researchers compared BPA concentrations in mice that were given a steady diet supplemented with BPA throughout the day, compared to the more common lab method of single exposure, and found an increased absorption and accumulation of BPA in the blood of mice.
Do You Believe In Reincarnation? Another Life, Another Chance?
June 7, 2011 | Consciousness |
The subject of re-incarnation or rebirth has always evoked tremendous fascination and curiosity. Rebirth removes finality from death, reaffirms the imperishable nature of the spirit and affords a second chance. More people believe in reincarnation today than ever before.
Walnuts: The New Stress Buster
June 7, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Are you getting palpitations about an upcoming presentation at work or a looming visit from your least favorite relatives? To help your body cope with the stress you know is headed your way, start popping a daily handful of walnuts a few weeks in advance of the fray. Better yet, have a handful every day regardless, as new research demonstrates that walnuts and walnut oil reduce blood pressure when you are under stress... and even during those all-too-rare, happy moments of calm.
Counter Corruption In Our World With Five Powerful Methods
June 6, 2011 | Consciousness |
What can we do to control widespread corruption on earth and hand over to future generations a cleaner, more ethical society? Here are five methods we can adopt to counter corruption.
Big Pharma Producing Contraceptive Pill for Men "They Say" Will Have No Side Effects
June 6, 2011 | BigPharma |
Men will soon have the option of popping "the pill" just like women to prevent conception. The drug will stop sperm production, yet the researchers claim there will not be any side effects and no long-term harm to male fertility. The real questions is, should men believe them?
Find Out Your Body Fat Percentage And Target Weight In Two Steps
June 6, 2011 | YourWeight |
Measuring your body fat percentage is a much better indicator of health and fitness than your body mass index (BMI). Measuring body fat will help determine the composition of your weight loss - the goal is to maximize fat loss and minimize lean muscle loss. By having your body composition measured, you can better establish goals which are truthful to your overall health.
Garden Therapy Being Tested As a Viable Treatment For Depression
June 6, 2011 | Healing |
Your doctor has told you, as if you didn't know, that you're suffering from depression, a condition that can turn everything black. So how do you get out of it before it turns into a serious downward spiral? Is there any alternative to a handful of pills?
Organic vs. Conventional: Knowing Your Pesticide Load
June 3, 2011 | Toxins |
Every year, new research is published demonstrating the toxicity of pesticides to human health and the environment, often at doses previously declared "safe" by the pesticide industry and the government.
Eating Dirt is Healthy For The Belly?
June 3, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Most of us never considered eating the mud pies we made as kids, but for many people all over the world, dining on dirt is nothing out of the ordinary. Now an extensive meta-analysis forthcoming in the June issue of The Quarterly Review of Biology helps explain why.
A Mind That is Forever Young
June 3, 2011 | Consciousness |
A mind feels old when it is always thinking in terms of the past and using the present as a passage to the future. Such a mind is not young. And can such a mind be made innocent and fresh? Can it renew itself from moment to moment so that it doesn't grow old?
Control Cravings and Lose Weight with the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load
June 2, 2011 | Nutrition |
Knowing the glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) of foods will help you assess how much of a rise in circulating blood sugar a carbohydrate triggers and how rapidly a particular carbohydrate turns into sugar. This ultimately gives you the power to better control your weight.
Toxic Overload: 15 Percent of Girls Now Reach Puberty by Age 7
June 2, 2011 | Toxins |
According to a study published in Pediatrics in 2010, 15 percent of American girls now reach puberty by age seven. Among black girls, the rate is at least 25 percent at that age. And the thing is, the average age of onset seems to be headed downward, at least for white and Latina girls.
Is Their a Connection Between Height and Health?
June 2, 2011 | HumanBody |
Height has historically been regarded as a marker of health and robustness. We seem to implicitly accept that bigger is indeed better, even if we don't want to admit it. But how does height translate to health benefits?
Study Identifies Dose Threshold For Omega-3s Heart Benefits
June 2, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Daily doses of omega-3s of at least 250 milligrams are required to reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death and other heart conditions, says a new review and meta-analysis.
Authoritative Verdict: WHO Admits That Cell Phones Cause Cancer
June 1, 2011 | EMF |
Mobile phone owners were urged to limit their use last night after the World Health Organisation admitted they may cause cancer.
Eating Any Foods With Soybean Oil Increases Cancer Risk
June 1, 2011 | Toxins |
A new study in the May 2011 issue of Indian Journal of Medical Research suggests that eating soybean oil may boost cancer risk compared to eating a type of butter called cow ghee, a type of butter used in South Asian cuisine.
Even Modest Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency Damages Your Health Over Time
June 1, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Severe deficiency of the vitamins and minerals required for life is relatively uncommon in developed nations, but modest deficiency is very common and often not taken seriously. A new research published online in the FASEB Journal, however, may change this thinking as it examines moderate selenium and vitamin K deficiency to show how damage accumulates over time as a result of vitamin and mineral loss, leading to age-related diseases.
In Ultimate Consciousness, We Are The Illuminators of Light
June 1, 2011 | Consciousness |
Knowledge of eternity is sometimes termed as the knowledge of Supreme light. It remains an enigma and is sought out as the ultimate destination by all seekers of truth.