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Does Bread Cause Diabetes?
March 31, 2010 | Diabetes
We know that food -- specifically too much of it and the resulting weight gain -- causes type 2 diabetes. But could what we eat be a cause of type 1 diabetes?


Experts Call For Ending Secrecy
Surrounding New Drug Approval

March 31, 2010 | BigPharma
Changes are urgently needed to end the secrecy surrounding approval of new drugs in Europe, argue experts on bmj.com.


A "Must Have" Supplement
March 31, 2010 | Sunlight
Other than people who have a medical reason not to take vitamin D, everybody needs a vitamin D supplement.


Experts Say FDA Ignored
Radiation Warnings For CT Scans

March 31, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
Urgent warnings by government experts about the risks of routinely using powerful CT scans to screen patients for colon cancer were brushed aside by the Food and Drug Administration, according to agency documents and interviews with agency scientists.


The Dangers of A Common
Anti-Bacterial Ingredient

March 31, 2010 | Toxins
Triclosan is an anti-bacterial ingredient in many cosmetics and personal-care products. These include nearly half of all commercial antibacterial liquid soaps, cleansers, deodorants, detergents, toothpastes, and mouthwashes.


Accessories That Help You Burn Calories
March 30, 2010 | Fitness
Want to get rid of those extra pounds quickly? Special clothing such as power balance wristbands and CW-X compression tights may help.


Worried About Cholesterol? Sprinkle
Some Of This Into Your Daily Diet

March 30, 2010 | Nutrition
A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their daily diet.


Bad Fats in Cookies, Cakes
and Pies Linked To Infertility

March 30, 2010 | Fertility
Women who eat a diet high in biscuits, cakes and pies that contain trans fats are more likely to develop a common womb condition that can cause infertility, researchers have said.


Prebiotics Show Benefits
For Weight Management

March 30, 2010 | Nutrition
Prebiotic fibers may beneficially modify bacterial populations in our guts and aid weight management, with "promising effects also shown in humans", says a new review of the science.


Long-Term Marathon Running
May Calcify Your Heart

March 29, 2010 | Fitness
Long-term marathon training and racing might not be as good for the heart as some runners think, a new study suggests. Researchers have shown that long-term marathon runners, those who have completed at least 25 marathons over the past 25 years, have increased coronary calcium and calcified plaque volume.


Insecure Attachments To Mother May
Define Emotional Development of Boys

March 29, 2010 | ChildHealth
New research from the University of Reading says that children, especially boys, who have insecure attachments to their mothers in the early years have more behaviour problems later in childhood.


Talking To Babies Boosts Their Brain Power
March 29, 2010 | ChildHealth
Talking to babies can boost their brain power, a study has revealed.


Junk Food Is As Addictive As Heroin
March 29, 2010 | JunkFood
Bingeing on junk food is as addictive as smoking or taking drugs and could cause compulsive eating and obesity, a study has found.


Catalytic Converter Material Could
Make For Cleaner, Cheaper Cars

March 29, 2010 | Pollution
Imagine a fuel-efficient, clean-burning diesel engine that costs $1,000 to $5,000 less than those built today. That's the possibility raised by research published in the journal Science, from chemical engineers at GM who've found a way to substitute a cheap mineral for wedding-ring-quality metals in catalytic converters.


5 "Other" Reasons We
Keep Gaining Weight

March 26, 2010 | YourWeight
If obesity is a disease, like cancer or heart disease, as researchers stress, it is time to stop blaming lack of willpower for the extra poundage and ask -- non-judgmentally -- why are we so fat? From better hygiene to foods that mimic drugs, the answers may shake up your diet.


Pets With Microchips Develop
Fast-Growing Lethal Tumors

March 26, 2010 | Pets
Highly aggressive tumors developed around the microchip implants of two American dogs, killing one of the pets and leaving the other terminally ill. Their owners --- and pathology and autopsy reports --- have suggested a link between the chips and the formation of the fast-growing cancers.


Don't Fight Being Human
March 26, 2010 | Lifestyle
The list of celebrities getting toppled from their perches due to their human failings gets longer and longer... John Edwards, Tiger Woods and Kirstie Alley are just a few recently in the headlines. Not to mention that our fascination with human weakness has turned into a booming industry known as reality television shows.


Regulated or Not, Nano-Foods
Coming to a Store Near You

March 26, 2010 | Nanotechnology
For centuries, it was the cook and the heat of the fire that cajoled taste, texture, flavor and aroma from the pot. Today, that culinary voodoo is being crafted by white-coated scientists toiling in pristine labs, rearranging atoms into chemical particles never before seen.


How Can Cells Achieve Eternal Life?
March 26, 2010 | HumanBody
Researchers at Umea University can now show that cells that grow forever get this capacity through gradual changes in the expression of genes that govern the repair of DNA damage and regulate growth and cell death. The research also shows that activation of the enzyme complex telomerase, which is necessary for unlimited growth, occurs late in this process.


Blackcurrants May Help Asthma
March 26, 2010 | Antioxidants
Natural chemicals from blackcurrants may help breathing in some types of asthma, claims a preliminary study.


Can You Smell It Yet?
March 26, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
If you don't smell it yet, you've probably got a bad cold. The reincarnation of Bill C-6, the Consumer Product Safety Act, which threatens the right of due process of law for all Canadians is right around the corner.


How Much Exercise Do Middle-Aged
Women Need To Lose Weight?

March 25, 2010 | YourWeight
Rev up the treadmill: Sobering new research spells out just how much exercise women need to keep the flab off as they age -- and it's a lot.


Reducing Your Risk To Pesticides: 47 Fruits and Veggies and Their Pesticide Load
March 25, 2010 | 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. How do foods really rank?


Startling Insights Into Connections Between Diabetes and Electromagnetic Fields
March 25, 2010 | Diabetes
If you have diabetes you are not alone. 350 million people globally are projected to have diabetes by 2025. This is up from 30 million in the late 1980s. What is driving it?


Studying Harmful Intent and How The Human Brain Constructs Its Morality
March 25, 2010 | Lifestyle
A new study from MIT neuroscientists suggests that our ability to respond appropriately to intended harms -- that is, with outrage toward the perpetrator -- is seated in a brain region associated with regulating emotions.


Strict Vegan Diets May Be Dangerous, Especially for Expectant Mothers, Children
March 25, 2010 | Nutrition
People who find their health restored by a vegan diet usually believe they've now found the only way to eat. This can be a dangerous assumption long-term.


Vaccination Quackery Appears in Plain Sight
March 25, 2010 | Vaccines
There was a mumps outbreak in the New York area late 2009 through early 2010 that surprised many because virtually all those infected had been vaccinated for mumps. Approximately 80% of the almost 2000 afflicted had received the required two shots of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) three in one vaccines. So what are regional health authorities recommending as a solution? A third dangerous MMR shot!


Can't Get The Public To Accept Vaccines?
Why Not Turn Mosquitoes Into Vaccinators

March 24, 2010 | Vaccines
A group of Japanese researchers has developed a mosquito that spreads vaccines. Even the researchers admit, however, that regulatory and ethical problems will prevent the critters from ever taking wing--at least for the delivery of human vaccines.


High-Fructose Corn Syrup Prompts Considerably More Weight Gain
March 24, 2010 | Toxins
A Princeton University research team has demonstrated that all sweeteners are not equal when it comes to weight gain: Rats with access to high-fructose corn syrup gained significantly more weight than those with access to table sugar, even when their overall caloric intake was the same.†


Eat More Fat?
March 24, 2010 | Nutrition
What if there was a widely accepted theory that guided government policy and affected your life in all sorts of ways- and what if it were absolutely, boneheadedly wrong?


Probing the Secrets of
Sharp Memory in Old Age

March 24, 2010 | Memory
A study of the brains of people who stayed mentally sharp into their 80s and beyond challenges the notion that brain changes linked to mental decline and Alzheimer's disease are a normal, inevitable part of aging.


30 Million Children Exposed To
Contaminated Rotavirus Vaccine

March 23, 2010 | Vaccines
Federal health authorities recommended that doctors suspend using Rotarix, one of two vaccines licensed in the United States against rotavirus, saying the vaccine is contaminated with material from a pig virus.


Sunlight Reduces Incidence
of Multiple Sclerosis

March 23, 2010 | Sunlight
For more than 30 years, scientists have known that multiple sclerosis (MS) is much more common in higher latitudes than in the tropics. Because sunlight is more abundant near the equator, many researchers have wondered if the high levels of vitamin D engendered by sunlight could explain this unusual pattern of prevalence.


Chocolate: A Potent Superfood
March 23, 2010 | Antioxidants
Once regarded as a health sin, chocolate is now being hailed as a superfood because of the high levels of health-boosting antioxidants it contains.


Going Green Makes You Mean
March 22, 2010 | Lifestyle
Ethical consumers less likely to be kind and more likely to steal, study finds.


Watch Out For This Deadly Ingredient
If You Eat These So-Called Health Foods

March 22, 2010 | Toxins
High fructose corn syrup is also terrible for you, and not even the most conservative of nutrition experts disagrees with that. While there are a few slightly more terrible liquids out there Ė liter fluid, for example Ė it's really a shame that the "foods" available to us (many considered healthy) are so commonly laced with HFCS.


Is Your Work Making You Sick?
March 22, 2010 | Lifestyle
Are you an ambitious high-flier? Great for your career, but it could mean you're more vulnerable to heart disease, chronic stress and bruxism.


Indian Spices, Powders
Linked to Lead Poisoning

March 22, 2010 | Toxins
Now, a study published in the journal Pediatrics said young children who regularly ingest some imported Indian spices may be exposed to lead -- a dangerous neurotoxin.


Expert-Backed Tips Help You Burn Fat Fast
March 22, 2010 | YourWeight
It takes great determination to lose weight. The fat has just been adding up for months or years, as the case may be. However, donít kill yourself with a mean crash diet to get into a bikini, simply follow our expert-backed tips to fall into shape.


Selenium May Decrease Diabetes Risk
March 22, 2010 | Antioxidants
Increased blood levels of selenium may decrease a manís risk of abnormal blood sugar metabolism, and maybe protect against diabetes, says a new study from France.


Do Women Make Men
Throw Caution to the Wind?

March 22, 2010 | Lifestyle
The presence of an attractive woman elevates testosterone levels and physical risk taking in young men, according to a recent study in the inaugural issue of Social Psychological and Personality Science.


The Pill Still Has Many Adverse
Affects Glossed Over By Big Pharma

March 22, 2010 | BigPharma
Today, ovulation suppression through hormonal drugs still harbors many adverse effects, which range from mood swings and diminished libido, to fatalities from blood clots. The innovation itself emerged at the cost of experimentation on poor women, and came, in part, out of a desire to control the fertility of poor populations.


Canadian-led Study Proves
Flu Shots Don't Work

March 19, 2010 | Vaccines
A new Canadian-led study has added to a simmering scientific dispute over flu-shot campaigns, concluding that vaccinating nursing-home workers does nothing to cut the number of confirmed influenza cases among the homes' elderly residents.


A Toxic Fat Hides In Your Body Pumping Poison: Only One Way To Get Rid of It
March 19, 2010 | YourWeight
Visceral fat also known as organ fat is located is located between the organs and contributes to belly fat. Experts warn that visceral fat shows strong links to insulin resistance, cardiovascular disease and other metabolic problems. Visceral fat is also highly active and constantly pumping poisons into the bloodstream. So how do we get rid of it?


Preservatives Are Presenting
A Very Real Threat To Your Health

March 19, 2010 | Toxins
Today, food industry uses nearly 6,000 chemicals to preserve foods. Highly attractive food packaging, taste-enhancers and convenience for busy mothers are making our next generation dependent on packaged and processed foods which are taking them towards many health-related disorders.


It's Not Your Genes
That Make You Unique

March 19, 2010 | DNA
The key to human individuality may lie not in our genes, but in the sequences that surround and control them, according to new research by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Yale University.


Unique Bacterial Genetic Signature
Left Behind With Every Finger Print

March 19, 2010 | DNA
They were able to map a unique bacterial genetic signature left by nine different people, and said this germy DNA lasted though day-to-day temperature changes, humidity and sunlight.


Pets Are Being Killed
By Flea and Tick Treatments

March 19, 2010 | Pets
Complaints of dogs and cats injured and sometimes even killed by flea treatments have increased significantly, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday as it outlined plans to make the products safer.


Who Will Control Your Mind? Altering
Memories By Fear Extinction and Induction

March 18, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Is it possible to permanently change your memories? A group of scientists thinks so, and their new techniques for altering your brain are being masqueraded as a potential treatment protocol for people who suffer from phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder and other anxiety-related conditions.


Some Doctors Believe Meditation
Really Can Lower Blood Pressure

March 18, 2010 | MentalHealth
There is growing scientific evidence to show that meditation may be a powerful tool against a range of health problems. It's thought the calm state reached through yoga makes the brain subconsciously alter the sympathetic nervous system - the part of the body that responds to stress. As a result heart rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure are all lowered.


Vitamin D Proven More Effective
Than Vaccines For Preventing Flu

March 18, 2010 | Sunlight
The risk of children suffering from flu can be halved if they take vitamin D, doctors in Japan have found. The finding has implications for flu epidemics since vitamin D, which is naturally produced by the human body when exposed to direct sunlight, has no significant side effects, costs little and can be several times more effective than anti-viral drugs or vaccine.


An Apple A Day Boosts The Immune System
March 18, 2010 | Nutrition
A new University of Illinois study touts the benefits of soluble fiber -- found in oats, apples, and nuts, for starters -- saying that it reduces the inflammation associated with obesity-related diseases and strengthens the immune system.


An Important Message From
Canadians For Health Freedom

March 18, 2010 | Freedom
We are entering the most critical battle for health freedom that Canadians have ever faced before...


How Deadly Is Aspartame?
March 18, 2010 | Toxins
When heated to 86 degrees Fahrenheit (human body ~ 98.6) -- aspartame releases free methanol that breaks down into formic acid and formaldehyde in the body. One quart of aspartame-added beverage contains about 56 mg of methanol.


What is Guided Imagery Therapy?
March 17, 2010 | Healing
Guided imagery is a traditional mind-body technique that is also considered a form of hypnosis. Visualization and guided imagery offer tools to direct one's concentration on images held in the mind's eye. It can help elicit physiologic changes in the body, including therapeutic goals.


How To Turn Off The Cancer Switch
March 17, 2010 | Cancer
In the world of medical fears, few things rank as high as cancer. For many people, a cancer diagnosis challenges their view of themselves as a "healthy person." Fortunately, many cancers are curable. You can survive cancer and be healthy.


The Unsavory Truth About Vegetable Oils
March 17, 2010 | Nutrition
It used to be that heavy weights were used to squeeze the oil from plants (which is what's really meant by the term "vegetable oil"), but now most manufacturers use heat and chemical solvents, in particular petroleum-derived hexane. Both methods end up removing potential health benefits


Coffee's Anti-Diabetes Benefit
March 17, 2010 | Antioxidants
Regular coffee drinking may reduce levels of inflammatory markers linked to diabetes, according to new findings from a human study.


Why Going Veggie Is Good For You
March 17, 2010 | Nutrition
Experts tell you why going veg is a good idea, even if it's just once a week.


7 Things That Increase Your Risk of Stroke
March 17, 2010 | Lifestyle
Genetics, age and race play a role in stroke, as do many other factors, both controllable and uncontrollable. Recent research has teased out more and more of these risk factors, from how you eat to where you live. Here's what scientists are finding are top risks for a stroke.


New Research Shows That
Babies Are Born to Dance

March 16, 2010 | ChildHealth
Researchers have discovered that infants respond to the rhythm and tempo of music and find it more engaging than speech.


How to Detox Fluorides from Your Body
March 16, 2010 | Toxins
You can rid you body of most fluorides with some easy natural remedies. Fluorides have been linked to a variety of severe chronic, even acute health issues. First a quick review summary of fluoride.


Timing is (Almost) Everything
March 16, 2010 | Memory
Memory for visual scenes is enhanced when events occur at behaviorally relevant times.


Barefoot Running Superior To
Even The Most Expensive Footwear

March 16, 2010 | Fitness
If running is your thing, you may want to throw away those pricey sports shoes and just do it barefoot, according to a study. Why don't you give it a shot and feel the difference...


Diet and Exercise Still Best For Diabetes:
2 More Drugs Fail To Address Prevention

March 16, 2010 | Diabetes
Hopes that two available drugs could help prevent diabetes and the problems it causes have once again been dashed by a major international study.


Calorie Counts On Food
Labels Could Be Off By 25%

March 15, 2010 | Nutrition
The first thing most of us do when we pick up supermarket food is look at the calorie content.


Berries May Reduce Risk
Factors For Metabolic Disorders

March 15, 2010 | Antioxidants
A diet rich in berries may reduce levels of inflammatory markers associated with liver health and metabolic syndrome, says a new study from Finland.


Olive Can Do Wonders For Your Diet!
March 15, 2010 | Nutrition
Whether you prefer them green or black, olives are a healthy fruit to add to your meals. For the Greeks, they represent nobility and peace but more than that they know the wonders it does for your health.


Psychopaths' Brains Wired to Seek
Rewards, No Matter the Consequences

March 15, 2010 | MentalHealth
The brains of psychopaths (like politicians) appear to be wired to keep seeking a reward at any cost, new research from Vanderbilt University finds. The research uncovers the role of the brain's reward system in psychopathy and opens a new area of study for understanding what drives these individuals.


Physically Fit Young Adults Have Higher IQs
March 12, 2010 | MentalHealth
Young adults who are physically fit have higher IQs reveal a major new study.


Are Enemas Good for Your Health?
March 12, 2010 | HumanBody
Undergoing an enema involves using a bag of water and a tube to fill your colon with enough water to stimulate contraction of the walls of your colon - the idea is to force your colon into expelling waste materials out through your anal sphincter.


Central Figure in CDC Vaccine
Cover-Up Absconds With $2M

March 12, 2010 | Vaccines
A central figure behind the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) claims disputing the link between vaccines and autism and other neurological disorders has disappeared after officials discovered massive fraud involving the theft of millions in taxpayer dollars.


Stock Up on Incandescent Light Bulbs:
In Fact, Buy a Lifetime Supply of Them

March 12, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Our government's "Green Revolution" is another covert attack on our collective health and environment, largely using their mythical global warming hoax to do so.


What's The Secret To Enjoying
A Love Life In Your Old Age?

March 11, 2010 | Sex
If you are hoping to keep the flames of passion burning into your 80s then a regime of regular exercise may pay dividends.


Homeopathic Remedies Kill Cancer Cells Without Harming Healthy Cells
March 11, 2010 | Healing
A recent study published in the February 2010 issue of the International Journal of Oncology has documented that homeopathic remedies applied to breast cancer cells caused significant cell death, while resulting in nearly indiscernible harm to normal breast cells.


Unregulated Nano Products Flooding Market, Presenting Dangerous Toxicity Potential
March 11, 2010 | Nanotechnology
A vast and rapidly expanding array of engineered nano-products are flooding the consumer market unregulated as evidence of toxicities accumulate.


Little Women with Big Voices
Expose HPV Vaccine Dangers

March 11, 2010 | Vaccines
Called the "Little Women," six women who have spent the past three years listening, documenting and researching parental concerns about Gardasil have been invited to formally present their information to the FDA on March 12. FDA participants include the Office of Communication, Outreach and Development/Center of Biologics (CBER), Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and Office of Vaccines Research and Review.


Pain Killers Like Aspirin Increase
Your Risk of Hearing Loss

March 10, 2010 | Toxins
Regular use of pain killers like aspirin, acetaminophen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) ups risk of hearing loss in men below 60.


The Truth About Your Poop
March 10, 2010 | HumanBody
Let's face it, digestion happens. Few of us, however, are able to talk about the end result without embarrassment. It's too bad we're not more willing to pay attention to our stools, because they may be just as useful in diagnosing our health as taking our temperature or our blood pressure.


Are You a Type D Personality?
March 10, 2010 | Lifestyle
You're probably aware of whether you tend toward a type A or type B personality, since those labels are part of our lexicon. What you may not know, however, is that there is a third type -- type D -- and it's not a great category to find yourself in.


Exposure to BPA Causes
Permanent Damage In OffSpring

March 10, 2010 | Toxins
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered that exposure during pregnancy to Bisphenol A (BPA), a common component of plastics, causes permanent abnormalities in the uterus of offspring, including alteration in their DNA.


Hold Off On That Shoulder Surgery:
The Benefits May Not Be Worth It

March 10, 2010 | HumanBody
Shoulder motion after rotator cuff surgery remains significantly different when compared to the patient's opposite shoulder, according to Henry Ford Hospital researchers.


'Get Off Your Arse' and Lose Weight!
March 9, 2010 | Fitness
A new Auckland research has found that typing while standing and moving while working could help workers shed extra pounds and reduce diabetes risk.


Prions Damage Brain Arteries
March 9, 2010 | Toxins
Scientists investigating how prion diseases destroy the brain have observed a new form of the disease in mice that doesn't cause the sponge-like brain deterioration typically seen in these disorders. Instead, they found damage to brain arteries that resembled a disease related to human Alzheimer's disease.


Bromine Toxicity Destroys
Your Thyroid and Metabolism

March 9, 2010 | Toxins
If you are like most people, you probably haven't spent much time thinking about how much bromine you're absorbing from your car upholstery or your Mountain Dew. But bromine toxicity is a definite danger from some surprising sources, and it can wreak havoc on your health.


Vitamin D Plays A Key Role
In Immune System Activation

March 9, 2010 | Sunlight
Insufficient levels of vitamin D may reduce our immune systemís ability to react to infection, says new research from Denmark.


Big Pharma Trying To Stop Long-Term Safety Studies of Ritalin and ADHD Drugs
March 8, 2010 | BigPharma
A confidential document, now made public by a Swedish court, tells how pharmaceutical companies (calling themselves the "Consortium") are trying to stop long-term safety studies of ADHD drugs such as Ritalin and Concerta.


A Dim View of "Enlightened Sovereignty"
March 8, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
When our well-travelled Prime Minister addressed the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, this January, he made Swiss cheese of our sovereignty Ė you know, sovereignty, the right of a nation to be unique, to make its own laws, to govern itself without interference from outside its borders, and to protect the civil rights of its citizens.


Acupuncture: Pre and Post Surgery
March 8, 2010 | Healing
Acupuncture is very beneficial when it comes to pre and post surgery. No matter what the surgery is, the body perceives this as trauma to the body. In turn, this trauma takes it's toll on the body in the way of stress. This stress caused by the surgery weakens the immune system, disrupts the gastrointestinal tract and leaves the body more vulnerable to infection.


Reality Reversals Continue: Scientists Now Propose That Ritalin Boosts Learning
March 8, 2010 | JunkScience
Just in case you doubted the complete incompetence of medical scientists after the H1N1 swine flu scam, they are now claiming that the ADHD drug Ritalin boosts learning.


What You May Not Know
About Your Fish Oil Supplements

March 8, 2010 | Pollution
If you're taking fish oil for your health, you may want to rethink your next pill. According to a lawsuit filed in California, many popular fish oil companies knowingly sell products with unnecessarily high levels of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) compoundsódespite claims on the label that the product has been treated and is safe from PCB contamination.


Fizzy Vitamin Supplements
Wreck Your Teeth

March 8, 2010 | Toxins
We know that sugar-filled juices and canned drinks such as cola and lemonade can cause tooth decay - yet few of us would think fizzy vitamin preparations can have similar effects.


Burn More Calories Walking
March 8, 2010 | Fitness
You donít have to be a professional athlete to reap the benefits of interval training, in which you alternate bursts of fast, intense activity with periods of slower and less-intense activity, which allows your body to recover.


Apple Fibres Boost Your Immunity
March 5, 2010 | Antioxidants
Soluble fibres like pectin from apples may reduce the inflammation associated with obesity-related diseases and strengthens the immune system, says a new study from the US.


Exercise Counters The Negative
Effects of Weight Regain

March 5, 2010 | Fitness
With the obesity rate rising among adults and children, researchers have found that exercising during weight regain can maintain metabolic health and disease risk.


Are You a Type C (Cancer) Personality?
March 5, 2010 | Lifestyle
Most diseases have associated emotions. In practice, one should always look for a connection between body, mind and spirit.


7 Foods Banned in Europe
Are Still Available in the U.S.

March 5, 2010 | Toxins
How many times do you hear people say: "Well, it must be safe because the government allows it?" But can you rely on that? Maybe a look at some of the foods and food practices that are permitted in the U.S. and banned in Europe could shed light on how governments judge safety in the food chain.


Is Your Biological Clock
The Key To Better Heath?

March 4, 2010 | Aging
If you aren't getting a good, consistent and regular night's sleep, a new study suggests it could reduce your ability to handle oxidative stress, cause impacts to your health, increase motor and neurological deterioration, speed aging and ultimately cut short your life.


How You Think About Your
Age May Affect How You Age?

March 4, 2010 | Aging
The saying "You're only as old as you feel" really seems to resonate with older adults, according to research from Purdue University. How old you are matters, but beyond that it's your interpretation that has far-reaching implications for the process of aging.


The Power of The Feldenkrais Method
March 4, 2010 | HumanBody
The Feldenkrais Method is a program of therapeutic movement based on the principles of physics and biomechanics, using empirical understanding of human physiology and the connection between mind and body.


Urgent Warning For Pregnant Women
March 3, 2010 | Toxins
Know someone who's pregnant? You're definitely going to want to forward this to her.


Maximizing Health: You May Not
Want To Add Milk To Your Tea

March 3, 2010 | Antioxidants
The choice of adding full-fat or skimmed milk to tea may influence the antioxidant capacity of the beverage, says new research from the UK which may have public health implications.


If You Want To Prevent
Mental Decline, Keep Learning

March 3, 2010 | MentalHealth
UC Irvine neurobiologists are providing the first visual evidence that learning promotes brain health -- and, therefore, that mental stimulation could limit the debilitating effects of aging on memory and the mind.


Autism Is A Gift?
March 3, 2010 | Perspective
Temple Grandin sees her autism as a gift, not a disability.


Long-Term Exposure To Weed Killer Interferes With Hormones, Feminizes
March 3, 2010 | Toxins
Atrazine, a weed killer widely used in the Midwestern United States and other agricultural areas of the world, can chemically "castrate" male frogs and turn some into females, according to a new study.


Paul McKenna: It's All In The Mind
March 2, 2010 | MentalHealth
Hypnotist Paul McKenna has made millions from helping people beat their vices, but does it really work? Celia Walden goes under his spell to try and conquer her caffeine addiction.


One Intense Workout Per Week Produces Same Benefits As Daily Exercise
March 2, 2010 | Fitness
Hitting gym every day? Well, a group of scientists has poured cold water on your efforts by claiming that just one intense workout a week can produce the same benefits as jogging or gymming everyday.


Could Solar Storms Be The Next
Major Disaster To Hit Earth?

March 1, 2010 | ClimateChange
A massive solar storm could leave millions of people around the world without electricity, running water, or phone service, government officials say.


Bill Gates: Use Vaccines
To Lower Population

March 1, 2010 | Vaccines
Microsoft founder Bill Gates told a recent TED conference, an organization which is sponsored by one of the largest toxic waste polluters on the planet, that vaccines need to be used to reduce world population figures in order to solve global warming and lower CO2 emissions.


Twice As Many Pregnant Women To Soon
Be Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes

March 1, 2010 | Diabetes
Two to three times more pregnant women may soon be diagnosed and treated for gestational diabetes, based on new measurements for determining risky blood sugar levels for the mother and her unborn baby, according to a study that was coordinated by investigators at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.


Reduce Your Anxiety By
20 Percent With Guees What?

March 1, 2010 | Lifestyle
In a study appearing in the Feb. 22 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers analyzed the results of 40 randomized clinical trials involving nearly 3,000 patients with a variety of medical conditions. They found that, on average, patients who exercised regularly reported a 20 percent reduction in anxiety symptoms compared to those who did not exercise.


Need To Gain Weight?
March 1, 2010 | YourWeight
While most people have problems losing weight and combating obesity, a great number of people also want to, and need to, gain weight.



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