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Archive for September, 2011 :


Chernobyl Health Studies Unclear
September 30th, 2011

European Commission unlikely to fund lifetime studies of those affected by fallout.


The Critical Year of Infancy
September 30th, 2011

The first year of life of an infant is so vulnerable it affects the growth and development of a person.


The Importance of Controlling Your Breath, Especially While Asleep
September 30th, 2011

Elderly women with nighttime gaps in breathing prone to cognitive problems.


Where Do We Really Need Flame Retardants in Products?
September 30th, 2011

New studies have underscored the potentially harmful health effects of the most widely used flame retardants, found in everything from baby blankets to carpets. Health experts are now calling for more aggressive action to limit these chemicals, including cutting back on highly flammable, petroleum-based materials used in many consumer products.


Sleep to be Fit
September 28th, 2011

Becoming lean is one benefit of a good sleep.


Fear of Repression Spurs Scholars and Activists to Build Alternate Internets
September 28th, 2011

That has led scholars and activists increasingly to consider the Internet’s wiring as a disputed political frontier.


Fighting Cervical Cancer With Vinegar and Ingenuity
September 27th, 2011

In Thailand, an innovative cervical cancer diagnostic/life-saver using vinegar and ingenuity.


Man, Be Warned of This Procedure
September 27th, 2011

Researchers at John Hopkins found that more prostate cancer patients get complications after biopsy.


Get Fit with Your Dog
September 27th, 2011

When it comes to getting fit a person’s best friend just might be a four-legged one.


What Happens with GM Food Inside Our Body
September 27th, 2011

The study shows that we incorporate genetic information from the food we eat and that ingested nucleic acids, such as DNA and RNA, can have physiological influences.


Modern Technology for Peace
September 26th, 2011

Venus Movement wants technology over politics.


Electric Cars Can Get The World Off Oil
September 26th, 2011

Electric cars with drive-charge electric motors can get the World off oil.


White Fleshed Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Slashes Stroke Risk in Half
September 26th, 2011

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America, affecting nearly one million people and taking the lives of 150,000 each year.


What Could Be the Key to Focus?
September 26th, 2011

Trying to achieve something by focusing entirely might need some change of perspectives.


Scientists Discover Virus That Kills All Types of Breast Cancer
September 25th, 2011

The virus, known as adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2), is naturally occurring and carried by up to 80 percent of humans, but it does not cause any disease.


Productivity Gained from Chairs
September 25th, 2011

What some employees will do for the best seat; Mastering the art of adjusting the ‘Think’ or ‘Leap’.


Losing Height and What it Can Predict
September 25th, 2011

Most would not consider their late 30s as being ‘over the hill,’ but scientists have revealed that we are… at least when it comes to height.


Productivity Loss on Preventable NCD’s
September 23rd, 2011

Unless current health trends are reversed, five common, non-infectious diseases — cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and mental health problems — will cost the world $47 trillion in treatment costs and lost wages.


Detecting Lung Cancer Through Blood
September 23rd, 2011

A way to detect the spread of cancer has been found by testing the tumor for a protein.


Neutrinos: Faster Than Light
September 22nd, 2011

Strange particles may travel faster than light, breaking laws of physics.


Mobile Technology for Well-being in East Africa Proposed
September 22nd, 2011

Communications technology is changing rapidly, and humanitarian organisations are adapting alongside it.


Up for Green Industrial Revolution
September 22nd, 2011

Thailand, being the world’s biggest rice exporter is recognizing that transition to a greener economy is part of the answer to such economic challenges. Other Asian countries like South Korea hand in hand with the Danish government for the same advocacy.


Green Tea Improves Cholesterol Metabolism
September 22nd, 2011

New research shows that green tea green tea alters gene expression to improve cholesterol metabolism.


Citrus are a Powerful Defense Against Oxidative Stress
September 22nd, 2011

Citrus fruits contain a vast array of phytonutrients that are just now being respected for the extraordinary health values they hold.


Arsenic Issues on Apple Juices
September 21st, 2011

After testing dozens of samples from three different cities in America, Dr. Oz discovered that some of the nation’s best known brands of apple juice contain arsenic. In the spirit of full disclosure, below you’ll find all the test results, statements and information you need to keep your family safe.


Increased Vitamin D in Blood Adds Years to Life
September 21st, 2011

Researchers demonstrate that small increases in the sunshine vitamin can add precious years to your life.


Avoid Artificial Fragrances
September 21st, 2011

The chemicals that are often used to formulate these fragrances are toxic to the human body over time.


Natural Cancer-Fighting Spice Reduces Tumors by 81%
September 21st, 2011

Curcumin is a naturally powerful anticancer compound that has been found to decrease brain tumor size in animals by 81 percent in more than 9 studies.


Street Fumes: 6-Hour Effect After Exposure Linked to MI
September 21st, 2011

Breathing in heavy traffic fumes can trigger a heart attack, say UK experts.


Truths About Lies
September 21st, 2011

Reality is that it’s hard to detect a lie, and we don’t know all that much about the phenomenon of making statements that are simply not true.


White Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Stroke Risk
September 20th, 2011

Fruits and vegetables whose edible sections are white may lower your risk of stroke more than other fruits and vegetables, Dutch researchers report.


Secret Sats, Giant Rockets: U.S. Unveils Space War Arsenal
September 20th, 2011

Far from retreating from space, Washington is doubling down on its orbital force structure.


Resveratrol and Vitamin D Boosts Metabolism
September 19th, 2011

Resveratrol and vitamin D synergistically team to boost metabolism and prevent obesity.


Thermography a Safe Alternative to Mammography
September 19th, 2011

Thermography is a high technology tool that specifically measures inflammation in the body.


Hidden Code in Plant DNA
September 19th, 2011

A “hidden” code linked to the DNA of plants allows them to develop and pass down new biological traits far more rapidly than previously thought.


The Z Theory of Everything
September 16th, 2011

How cold fusion and antigravity experiments led engineer/physicist Frank Znidarsic to a new causal theory that relates all natural forces and might well have interested Einstein; but is he right?


Life-Like Cells are Made of Metal
September 16th, 2011

Could living things that evolved from metals be clunking about somewhere in the universe? Perhaps.


Shake, Rattle and … Power Up?
September 16th, 2011

A new MEMS device generates energy from small vibrations.


Dinosaur Feathers Found in Alberta Amber
September 16th, 2011

Feathers believed to be from dinosaurs have been found beautifully preserved in Alberta amber.


Glutathione is the Master Super Antioxidant of the Body
September 15th, 2011

Glutathione (GSH) is a very special peptide molecule that provides the greatest anti-oxidant protection and recharges other anti-oxidants within the body.


Improve Heart Health Naturally with Hawthorn
September 15th, 2011

This plant has been used medicinally for over two thousand years to help alleviate the signs and symptoms of milder forms of congestive heart failure.


Scientists find War Veterans have Abnormal Blood Flow in Brains
September 15th, 2011

More than 20 years after the end of the Gulf War, tens of thousands of US veterans are still complaining of a host of symptoms developed during or after their tour of duty.


Astounding Healing Properties of Clove Oil
September 15th, 2011

Very few are familiar with a variety of other clove health benefits, which includes combating Candida.


Omega-3 DHA Fat Helps to Lower Stroke Risk
September 15th, 2011

Several recently published articles highlight the critical importance of Omega-3 fats from fatty fish consumption and fish oil supplements.


Turmeric as Anti-Cancer
September 14th, 2011

Curcumin – a derivative of turmeric, and the pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow-orange color — is a natural compound that has been extensively researched, and has been found to have numerous health applications. Each 100 grams of turmeric contains an estimated three to five grams of curcumin.


Dolphins ‘Talk’ Like Humans, New Study Suggests
September 13th, 2011

Dolphins “talk” to each other, using the same process to make their high-pitched sounds as humans, new study says.


People Who Volunteer Live Longer, Study Suggests
September 13th, 2011

People who volunteer for selfless reasons, such as helping others, live longer than those who don’t lend a helping hand, a new study shows.


Near-Death Experiences Explained by Science
September 13th, 2011

Seeing your life pass before you and the light at the end of the tunnel, can be explained by new research on abnormal functioning of dopamine and oxygen flow.


Another Hope for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
September 12th, 2011

Niacinamide, a B Vitamin, may be of value to women with genetic risk of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer.


Are These Doctors for Real?: Defending VCO
September 12th, 2011

Western doctors must have their good intentions for their patients but just not all of them know anything especially about this tropical oil, Virgin Coconut Oil.


Keep Your Newborns Healthy
September 12th, 2011

September is Newborn Screening Awareness month, a time designated to get the word out to new or expectant parents about the importance of having their new babies screened for serious illnesses.


Lower Your Blood Pressure By Eating Potatoes
September 12th, 2011

Eating potatoes can benefit blood pressure without causing weight gain.


Managing Post-Chemo with Natural Medicine
September 11th, 2011

Powerful healing and restorative therapy for cancer patients and cancer survivors are all they need while in battle with the disease and/or after chemotherapy.


Stem Cell Therapy for Kidneys
September 11th, 2011

A good introduction on Stem Cell Transplant and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy in treating renal failure.


You Need a Doc Like This
September 10th, 2011

Patients whose General Practioner Knows Complementary Medicine tend to have lower costs and live longer.


A Very Short History of Medicine
September 10th, 2011

Thousands of years ago, man had fell sickness and herbals emerged, re-modified a lot, and in this post-modern time we get back to basics.


Molds are the Verdict
September 10th, 2011

Mold pollution is a key element of indoor air pollution that few people understand. It is easier to prevent mold-inducing sicknesses by taking necessary steps in the house and in your body.


The Science of Life
September 10th, 2011

The best promotion of health and prevention of illness is through Ayurveda, because it is a very comprehensive system, since it is based on natural medicine, which is devoid of toxicity. World


Dentists Are Now Becoming Mercury-Free
September 10th, 2011

The amalgam conspiracy is a thing of the past. Mercury-free dentists are up and counting.


Prunes for the Bones
September 10th, 2011

Dried plums appear to be an important food in the quest for strong bones.


Mourning Causes Early Death on Parents
September 10th, 2011

Parents who lose a baby before its first birthday are more likely to die early themselves, according to a study.


Mosquito Net Helps
September 9th, 2011

A new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington shows that insecticide treated bed nets (ITN) have a dramatic effect on child mortality due to malaria, reducing it by 23%.


Chronic Pain Reliever Genes
September 9th, 2011

A gene responsible for chronic pain has been identified, with scientists saying this could lead to drugs for treating long-lasting back pain.


Cuba Releases World’s First Lung Cancer Vaccine
September 9th, 2011

Now some patients with advanced lung cancer may have another tool to combat the disease, as Cuban medical authorities announced on Tuesday that they will begin selling the world’s first therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer.


Arctic Ice Set to Match All-Time Record Low
September 8th, 2011

Satellite measurements reveal that volumes have fallen consistently over past 30 years.


Milk Thistle Provides Shield to the Liver, Heart and Brain
September 8th, 2011

Silymarin is commonly known as milk thistle, and new science is emerging to validate the healing potential of this powerful plant.


Soil Bacterium Helps Kill Cancers
September 6th, 2011

A bacterium found in soil is a showing promise as a way of delivering cancer drugs into tumours.


Why The Trip Home Seems To Go By Faster
September 6th, 2011

Does getting home from your vacation spot always seem to take less time than getting there? A new scientific study provides an explanation for why.


Study: Jogging Beats WeightLifting for Losing Belly Fat
September 5th, 2011

Aerobic exercise is better than resistance training if you want to lose the belly fat that poses a serious threat to your health, researchers say.


Stemcell Technology May Save Endangered Species
September 5th, 2011

Scientists said they had produced the first stemcells from endangered species, a breakthrough that could potentially save dozens of animals teetering on the brink of extinction.


Floating House Technology for Low-Lying Countries
September 5th, 2011

Venice may soon be sharing its “Floating City” moniker thanks to a research project developing “amphibian houses” that are designed to float in the event of a flood.


Stress Genes From Parents to the Child, Beware
September 3rd, 2011

Parents beware. Your anxiety and stresses could alter your kids’ genes permanently, says a new study.


Yoga for Diabetes is Effective
September 3rd, 2011

Gentle yoga classes may help people with type 2 diabetes take off a small amount of weight and steady their blood sugar control, a small study suggests.


Giant Balloon would Pump Chemicals into Atmosphere
September 1st, 2011

British academics recreates an artificial volcano that would inject particles into the stratosphere and cool the planet.


Firing Laser Beams Into The Sky Produces Rain
September 1st, 2011

Water droplets have been created by shooting lasers into the air. The technique might be used to create or prevent rain.


Microchip Monitors Tumor Growth
September 1st, 2011

Researchers in Germany have developed a microchip sensor that can be implanted close to a tumour to monitor its growth.


Stem Cell Therapy Trials for Stroke May Continue Further
September 1st, 2011

A pioneering stem cell treatment for patients who have suffered a stroke has been ruled safe, and can continue to higher doses.


Anti-Cancer Virus Newly Innovated
September 1st, 2011

An Ottawa-based research team has developed a virus that is showing promise as a new way of attacking and shrinking cancer tumours while leaving healthy tissue alone.