Vitamin D Reduces Asthma Intensity by Over 70 Percent
August 31, 2015 | Sunlight | M.Chan
The effect of vitamin D is strongest among people with asthma and other lung diseases who are predisposed to respiratory infections. to recommend approval if more safety restrictions were added. Published in the British Journal of Nutrition, a review found in children previously diagnosed with asthma, vitamin D supplementation resulted in a 74% reduction in the risk of asthma exacerbation.
Viagra For Women?
August 28, 2015 | Sex | E.Dahl
Nature has always had a way of providing balance so the body responds to pleasure, but drug companies often find a way to bypass nature with man made chemicals. Pharmaceutical company Sprout has recently received approval for flibanserin, aka Addyi, a product that has been dubbed "Viagra for women." Addyi works very differently from the erectile dysfunction drug for men, though. In fact, the FDA has rejected the drug twice in the past five years, but an advisory panel of medical experts in June voted 18-6 to recommend approval if more safety restrictions were added.
Large Scale Study Shows Coffee Prevents Cancer
August 27, 2015 | Antioxidants | J.Summerly
Coffee is known to have anti-cancer properties as researchers have found that coffee drinkers are typically 50% less likely to get specific cancers than nondrinkers. Several studies have found ties to lower rates of breast and rectal cancers. A large-scale cohort study of nearly 1,000 cancer patients has shown coffee prevents the recurrence of colon cancer.
First Ground Breaking Study Shows How Rhodiola Rosea Protects People From Viral Infections
August 26, 2015 | Herbs | M.Chan
Also known as arctic root or golden root, Rhodiola Rosea has already been clinically shown to stimulate serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine activity, and support healthy neurotransmitter balance, but human trials have now shown the the herb protects against viral infection.
Limiting Saturated Fat Has No Benefit on Health, But Limiting Trans Fats Is Another Story
August 25, 2015 | Nutrition | N.Longo
The science that saturated fat alone causes heart disease is non-existent and more health experts and scientists have finally exposed the myth. According to an analysis of over 100 studies of dietary fat and cardiovascular health, saturated fats are not the problem, but trans fats are.
Powerful Lobby Group Calling For Mandatory Vaccinations In Canada
August 24, 2015 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
As American legislators remain embroiled in draconian measures to enforce mandatory vaccination, leaders of Canada's largest doctors’ group are calling for the same policies under heavy influence by the American Medical Association to change the way medicine is practiced in Canada.
One Acupuncture Treatment Drops Blood Pressure For Over a Month Without Medication
August 21, 2015 | Healing | A.McCarthy
Emerging evidence from a research study shows acupuncture may be an effective treatment for hypertension. Acupuncture regulates blood pressure, blood flow and body temperature. Patients with hypertension treated with acupuncture experienced drops in their blood pressure that lasted up to a month and a half, researchers with the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine have found.
10 Natural Health Remedies For Numbness In The Extremities
August 20, 2015 | Healing | M.Pochelli
A large percentage of the population suffers silently from numbing of the extremities, specifically the hands and feet. There are many different causes of numbness and in several cases, it can be an indication of a serious problem. However, there are many natural remedies to help increase circulation and assist with coping strategies to alleviate symptoms and even decrease their frequency.
Large Study Shows Calcium and Magnesium Reduce The Risk of High Blood Pressure, High Blood Glucose and Excess Belly Fat
August 19, 2015 | Prevention | M.Chan
Calcium and magnesium may reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, a a cluster of conditions including increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol, but men need above and beyond recommended levels for this effect, say researchers.
The World's Biocapacity Shows We're Headed Towards Using Earth's Yearly Resources In 6 Months
August 18, 2015 | Sustainability | M.Chan
Mother Earth has plenty of resources, but in comparison to the rest of its inhabitants, the human species is headed towards a lopsided consumption in a way we've never witnessed in history. There's still four months to go in the year, but as of August 13th, the Earth has already used up its resources for 2015, and it happened six days earlier than 2014. Researchers are estimating that at our current consumption patterns and if they continue apace by 2030, we will be consuming Earth's yearly resources in just six months.
Attention Men: Here's Why You Need To Take Her Out To Dinner First
August 18, 2015 | Sex | A.McCarthy
You may have heard that romance often starts in the kitchen. Researchers at Drexel University finally have the science to support that saying, but while the way to a man's heart may be his stomach, satiety in women is linked with romance.
Board Certified Medical Doctor Explains Why Vaccine Policies and Injections Onto Children Are An 'Egregious Crime'
August 17, 2015 | Vaccines | S.Humphries
My name is Dr Suzanne Humphries. I am a medical doctor, board certified in Nephrology and trained in Internal Medicine. I hold active unrestricted medical licenses in Maine and Virginia. After 10 good years as a nephrologist at Eastern Maine Medical Center, I resigned from my position, sold my share of my medical practice and left because of the issues I faced regarding vaccination in my own patients.
Healthy Assisted Suicide in a Fear Gripped Society
August 14, 2015 | MentalHealth | E.Dahl
The National Post recently published an article about a nurse who chose to end her own life with lethal injection. The reason? Despite being in good health, she was "afraid of getting old and being unable to kill herself." This has sparked a suicide debate in the UK.
One Of The Most Important Documentaries On The Fallacy of Vaccination
August 14, 2015 | Vaccines | B.Weiss
This documentary 'On The Back Of A Tiger', can, among other things, forever destroy the scientific basis of all vaccinations. The documentary being made, which I am supporting, is the most important project of my professional life of more than 60 years and my over 40 years of struggle to end the horrors of vaccinations. If it receives sufficient distribution through grass root's efforts, it will destroy entirely the scientific basis for vaccinations and change the paradigms in biology, medicine, and education forever, and for the betterment of our progeny.
6 Excellent and Overlooked Sources of Protein
August 13, 2015 | Antioxidants | K.Foster
People always fall back to the same old sources of high quality proteins including meat, fish and eggs. Regardless if you are vegetarian or not, there are plenty of other excellent sources which can be incorporated into your diet. More people are modifying their choices for protein out of concern for their health, environment, and economy and the following are very worthy alternatives over the norm.
Does Stress Influence Hair Loss?
August 12, 2015 | Prevention | P.Banks
For as long as I can remember, my father stressed about his slow, but steady loss of hair. As a kid I would sometimes watch him get ready in the morning and he would always try combing his hair different ways to try and cover even a little bit of his receding hair line. At the time, it didn’t seem like that big of a deal and I couldn’t figure out why such a small issue could put such a frown on his face. As an adult myself, and a relatively young one, I now find myself facing the same issue of hair loss head on.
Music More Effective Than Drugs At Releasing Brain's Painkillers
August 11, 2015 | ManagingPain | J.Battaglia
400 published scientific papers have proven the old adage that "music is medicine." Neurochemical benefits of music can improve the body's immune system, reduce anxiety levels and help regulate mood in ways that drugs have difficulty competing.
Here's Why Every Mother-To-Be Should Be Taking Iodine
August 10, 2015 | Prevention | K.Foster
One of the most significant and under-consumed minerals today is iodine. It plays an important role in regulating the thyroid gland and metabolism. In pregnancy, iodine also helps your baby's brain and nervous system develop. Iodine deficiencies are one of the most important causes of preventable intellectual disability and brain damage worldwide.
Connecting the Dots in Developing Brain Disorders
August 7, 2015 | Prevention | E.Dahl
A recent Canadian study broadcast on CTV had surprising new findings on cerebral palsy. Historically, the disease has been linked to brain injury in the fetus. According to the information presented by the study, however, at least one in ten cases are due to an underlying genetic disorder.
Cannabidiol - Cannabis Extract For Pain Relief
August 7, 2015 | Healing | J.Sutton
The tight grip of marijuana prohibition is loosening, one state at a time. This allows researchers to more freely study the effects of cannabis on a variety of health conditions. Cannabis has already proven to be an effective alternative treatment option for a number of ailments, from chronic pain to breast cancer.
Modern Processed Diets Are Coding DNA and Gut Bacteria To Pass On Poor Immune Functions To Our Children
August 6, 2015 | JunkFood | M.Chan
Our modern processed diets are leading to poor immune functioning and increased risk of inflammatory conditions, allergy, and auto-immunity, researchers warn.
Wize Mirror May Soon Offer Health Consumers A Way To Detect Disease Risk Simply By Looking At Your Reflection
August 5, 2015 | Prevention | A.McCarthy
Mirror mirror on the wall, am I at risk of heart disease? Behavioural change is the most effective method in implementing primary prevention in terms of a healthy lifestyle. It is also the most viable approach to reduce the socio-economic burden of chronic and widespread diseases, such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Wize Mirror soon available to consumers, looks like a mirror, but incorporates 3D scanners, multispectral cameras and gas sensors to assess the health of someone looking into it.
Future of GMO Strategies Moving Forward After The Dark Act
August 4, 2015 | GMO | N.Longo
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill HR 1599 (the "DARK" Act) consolidating federal control of labeling initiatives for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods. This underscores the importance of consumer education about the health risks of dangerous GMOs. Despite heavy opposition, the measure was approved 275-150. The bill specifically preempts states' rights to create their own GMO food labeling laws moving forward.
Even One Word Can Change A Consumer's Entire Perception On A Food Label
August 3, 2015 | Labeling | K.Foster
Although food labels state how many calories a food contains, the wording of ingredients is often not specific enough for consumers to make informed decisions. Symbolic information on a food label can change the perception of a product -- even when consumers are aware that this perception is false, write researchers.