How Your Brain Changes After Mindfulness
July 22, 2016 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Mindfulness-based teachings have shown benefits in everything from inflammatory disorders to central nervous system dysfunction and even cancer. Training groups in mindfulness has become a powerful tool in preventative intervention. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are studying how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques serve as an alternative to pharmaceuticals.
Balancing Tea and Coffee Lowers Incidence of Metabolic Disorders
July 21, 2016 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health.
To Truly Define Your Greatest Abilities, Don't Compare Yourself To Others
July 20, 2016 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
Human beings have a tendency to compare themselves to others and it is as automatic as any other human emotion. But the negative effects of comparisons keep us from our growth and embracing our greatest abilities to share with others.
90 Percent Of Strokes Preventable
July 19, 2016 | Prevention | J.Battaglia
Just when you thought strokes can strike anyone at any time, a team of researchers report that 90 percent of them are preventable.
The Right Kind of Cinnamon Enhances Memory, Improves Learning Ability And Can Reverse Parkinson's
July 18, 2016 | Antioxidants | K.Foster
Eating one of the tastiest household spices may also improve learning ability, memory and even reverse Parkinson's Disease according to new study results published online in the July issue of the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.
Is Your Lighting Making You Sick?
July 15, 2016 | HumanBody | A.McCarthy
Humans have long created artificial lights by burning or heating materials, however lighting systems today are far more invasive to the human body than those of the past. According to a new study reported in the Cell Press journal, many negative health consequences result from constant exposure to artificial light.
Non-Invasive High Frequency Sound Waves May Be The Cure To Alzheimer's Disease
July 14, 2016 | MentalHealth | M.Chan
The most effective treatment for Alzheimer's Disease is gaining more notoriety and it's drug-free. University of Queensland researchers have confirmed that non-invasive ultrasound technology breaks apart the neurotoxic amyloid plaques that result in memory loss and cognitive decline. The treatment is now being touted as the cure for the debilitating condition that accounts for 70 percent of all cases of dementia.
By-Products From Pomegranates, Walnuts and Strawberries Prevent Aging
July 13, 2016 | Antioxidants | G.Keenan
Foods high in polyphenol compounds, catechins and anthocyanins all prevent aging. Urolithin A (UA) is a chemical by-product that is made by our bodies when we consume pomegranate juice, strawberries or walnuts and studies are showing it is a first-in-class natural compound that prevents aging.
Legalized Marijuana Will Reduce Prescription Drug Use By Billions
July 12, 2016 | ManagingPain | M.Torres
A well-known fact still denied by conventional medicine is that marijuana saves lives by curbing highly addictive prescription painkillers known to kill tens of thousands every year. In fact, drug overdoses by prescription opioids kills more people than suicide, guns or motor vehicle accidents. University of Georgia researchers have now found that implementing medical marijuana could also reduce Medicare costs by billions.
Obesity: The Globalization of Fast Food: A Doctor’s Personal Insight
July 7, 2016 | Obesity | E.Dahl
25 years ago a doctor who traveled throughout Central America was amazed at not seeing any fat or obese people. The people looked vibrant and healthy, fast foods had not entered those countries and the people walked and ate 'real food'. Recently upon return, the doctor could hardly find those who were slim and in shape, it was as if the entire culture had changed and the people looked sick and lethargic.
No Link Between Butter And Cardiovascular Disease
July 6, 2016 | Nutrition | N.Longo
No link has been found between consuming butter and an increased risk of heart disease or stroke, instead finding that butter might actually be protective against type 2 diabetes.