The Biotech Valley Of Death: Ebola Vaccine Sat On The Shelf
October 31, 2014 | Vaccines | E.Dahl
The phrase "The Biotech Valley of Death" is used by researchers in the medical field when drugs, vaccines and antibiotics show initial promise at the early stages of research and development but fail to receive the necessary financial support for market acceptance. As a result, many vaccines and antibiotics with the potential to improve human health end up hitting a "stone wall", only to die a slow and painful death on the shelf of some government funded facility or university research lab. Why is this?
25 Questions That Establish Your Health and Nutrition I.Q.
October 31, 2014 | Nutrition | Editor
We often get so caught up in the promotion of specifics on health, nutrition and disease prevention, that we forget there are many people who have a very limited understanding of even the basics. We know many of you struggle to keep up with current information because our authors typically do not reintroduce factoids they know and take for granted. Whether you are just awakening to the new paradigm in health and wellness, or simply an avid reader and researcher, we've developed 25 questions that will help you assess your health and nutrition IQ. Be careful, because if you do really well, we may harass you to join our team.
Balancing These 10 Minerals Is Crucial To Your Health
October 30, 2014 | Nutrition | M.Chan
Together, minerals make up a mere four percent of your body, but their role in its effective functioning is critical to your health. Any imbalance or deficiency of the following minerals can result in illness until that balance is restored. It is nearly impossible to lack minerals with the right diet.
5 Toxic Exposures You Need To Know About This Halloween
October 29, 2014 | Toxins | K.Foster
Getting ready for a halloween party or night of trick or treating with the kids or grandkids? The ghoulish evening of fright with thousands of different costumes, accessories, decorations and party favors also bring with them chemicals linked to asthma, birth defects, learning disabilities, reproductive problems, liver toxicity and cancer. Here's what to look out for.
Study Tracking Over 100,000 People Finds The More Pasteurized Milk People Drink, The More Likely They Are To Die
October 29, 2014 | Nutrition | N.Longo
Milk is the only beverage still aggressively pushed on children as a health promoting food when it is the exact opposite - a disease promoting food. Drinking pasteurized milk is not nearly as good for general health or bones as the dairy industry has made it out to be. In fact, this fairy tale of "milk doing a body good" is being exposed more frequently by many independent scientists and researchers who have had just about enough of the propaganda. According to a large scale study of thousands of Swedish people, cow's milk has a deteriorating effect on health when consumed in the long-term. The research was published in The BMJ.
Novelty Halloween Contact Lenses Are Causing Blindness and Should Never Be Worn Say Experts
October 28, 2014 | Toxins | A.McCarthy
Thousands of party-goers are risking going blind for using novelty contact lenses on Halloween, eye experts have warned. The lenses, available online and in fancy dress shops, can cause ulcers, tears on the cornea, infections and permanent sight damage.
How Grapefruit Juice Improves Your Metabolism, Blocks Weight Gain and Even Treats Disease As Well As Two Separate Drugs
October 28, 2014 | Antioxidants | N.Longo
Grapefruits can treat diabetes, fight cancer, heal stomach ulcers, reduce gum disease and even keep stroke and metabolic syndrome at bay as well as drugs. Now new research shows that the consumption of grapefruit juice may block weight gain by improving your metabolism.
10 Factors Affecting Your Metabolism
October 27, 2014 | Metabolism | A.McCarthy
In spite of all the information and all the prescriptions offered by modern diets, people just keep getting fatter. This suggests that our knowledge about metabolism is missing something – perhaps some of the old wisdom that kept hundreds of generations of people slender and strong. Of course, having access to modern scientific knowledge is enormously helpful too. The key lies in integrating these two bodies of wisdom, and then applying them to get a better understanding of our entire physiological landscape.
From 'Depth' to Life
October 27, 2014 | Consciousness | M.Delfino
In these last few months, many people have really been feeling the "jolts" of change in their lives. I'm sure we all are to some degree feeling an upheaval of sorts as well. We recently had a blood red moon, 2 eclipses, and many solar flares of great magnitude to add to the pot. There's no doubt about it...life just isn't the same, nor will it ever be again.
Top Brain Surgeon Who Claims He Saw The After-Life While In a Coma, Reveals His Experience And Those of Others
October 24, 2014 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
A top brain surgeon who claims he saw the after-life while in a coma reveals the stories of others who say they have had similar life-changing experiences.
Vaccines and Pesticides May Create The Perfect Storm To Initiate Autistic Spectrum Disorder
October 23, 2014 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
With the CDC's recent admitted omissions of data correlating vaccines to autism, more information continues to emerge on other factors which are "highly likely" to contribute to the incidence of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). A growing body of literature is also reporting strong associations between the disorder and pesticide exposures during pregnancy.
Tomato Juice - A Powerhouse of Liquid Nutrition That Prevents Disease Naturally
October 23, 2014 | Antioxidants | M.Pochelli
Just one serving a day of tomato-based foods can significantly lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer. In fact, research has shown that tomatoes could be an 'effective alternative' to dangerous medications.
The Benefits of Apple Cleansing
October 22, 2014 | NaturalLiving | N.Longo
Now that autumn has arrived for those of us living above the equator, let's have a look at a simple detoxification routine that you can follow without making any major changes to your daily routine.
Raw Carrot Cake With Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting
October 22, 2014 | Nutrition | K.Foster
This is a delightful recipe that everyone can appreciate. We all love(d) the classic dessert version, but not crazy about the processed ingredients like white sugar, refined flour, pasteurized butter and cream cheese. Here's how to remake this baby with healthy whole foods!
Dissolving Illusions and The Dangers of Vaccination
October 21, 2014 | Vaccines | Editor
Today, we are told that medical interventions increased our lifespan and single-handedly prevented masses of deaths. But is this really true? Dissolving Illusions details facts and figures from long-overlooked medical journals, books, newspapers, and other sources. Using myth-shattering graphs, this book shows that vaccines, antibiotics, and other medical interventions are not responsible for the increase in lifespan and the decline in mortality from infectious diseases. If the medical profession could systematically misinterpret and ignore key historical information, the question must be asked, "What else is ignored and misinterpreted today?" Perhaps the best reason to know our history is so that the worst parts are never repeated.
4 Natural Treatments for Degenerative Disc Disease
October 21, 2014 | NaturalLiving | A.Erin
Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), or spondylosis, is a condition that involves chronic pain and discomfort associated with the ongoing degeneration of a spinal disc. One of the most alarming aspects to sufferers is a sense that it is a worsening, progressive disease. This is a misconception. “Degenerative” is not a term used to describe worsening pain but rather the deterioration of the affected spinal disc itself.
Soft Drink Consumption Will Age You As Fast As Smoking - 10 Reasons To Avoid Them
October 20, 2014 | JunkFood | A.McCarthy
The message to stop smoking issued by public health officials has been nothing less than paramount, repetitive and consistent in the last several decades. What about soft drinks? Daily consumption of just a half-liter of soda is linked with 4.6 years of additional biological aging, effects comparable to that of smoking, finds a new study.
Chinese Scientists Claim Extremely Novel Finding After First Natural Product Found To Target Influenza A Viruses
October 20, 2014 | Prevention | M.Chan
The high mutability of pathogenic Influenza A viruses (IAVs) enables them to become resistant to various preventive treatments, however Honeysuckle (HS, Lonicera japonica), a well-known Chinese herb, has been used to effectively treat influenza infection for thousands of years and now a study by Chen-Yu Zheng and colleagues at Nanjing University are providing evidence how the herb directly targets IAVs.
30 Ways of Being That Fill People With Joy and Make Them Highly Effective At Anything They Do
October 17, 2014 | Happiness | J.Richardson
Highly effective and happy people share many of the same perspectives, habits and beliefs that separate them from the rest. They have acquired the behaviors that lead them to more fulfilling lives and a sense of abundance. All you have to do is bring some of these changes in your attitude towards life and you'll see how simple it is to change your outlook on everything you do.
8 Powerful Natural Health Strategies To Prevent The Flu
October 17, 2014 | Prevention | D.Mihalovic
The reason influenza vaccines are not effective is because first, they do not address the viral strains that cause influenza like symptoms, and second, they add an element of toxicity which brings down the immune system. Only strategies which incorporate natural health and immune boosting mechanisms will assist the body in aligning to give the body a fighting chance to prevent the flu.
The Earth's Magnetic Field Is Decreasing 10 Times Faster Than Normal And Could Reverse Within a Lifetime
October 16, 2014 | TheUniverse | L.Bentley
Can you imagine waking up one morning to discover that all compasses are pointing south instead of north. The effect could cause geomagnetic health problems in up to 15% of the population of the planet.
Broccoli Sprouts May Show Promise In Treating Autism
October 16, 2014 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
Results from clinical trials suggest that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts -- and best known for claims that it can help prevent certain cancers -- may ease classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
Professor: Aluminum in Food, Cosmetics and Medicine Is Poisoning Our Brains And Causing Alzheimer's Disease
October 15, 2014 | Toxins | A.McCarthy
Aluminum builds up in the brain, eventually causing contamination that may cause Alzheimer's disease, Professor Christopher Exley, of Keele University has argued.
Which Foods Are Irradiated and Sterilized For Claims of Safety?
October 15, 2014 | GovernmentAbuse | M.Torres
The primary claim by the food industry: As the world's population climbs, the sustainable production and distribution of food is balanced against the need to ensure its chemical and microbiological safety. Although science has been unable to establish the long-term safety of food irradiation and the lasting health effects if any, almost every food category can now be legally irradiated by government regulators, even at the expense of nutritional content or our health.
10 Food Facts That May Surprise You
October 14, 2014 | Nutrition | K.Foster
From the color of foods to their fat content and nutritional value, there are facts about what we consume, their origin and manufacture which is not common knowledge and rarely promoted as truth. Here are 10 food facts that still surprise the majority.
Shiitake Mushrooms: A Must For Your Immune System
October 13, 2014 | Immunity | M.Chan
A symbol of longevity in Asia because of their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been used medicinally for more than 6,000 years. They are now cultivated worldwide for both culinary and medicinal purposes. They are champions in immune, anti-cancer and cardiovascular benefits.
Alpha Lipoic Acid Improves Glucose Uptake, Lowers Blood Sugar and Neutralizes Free Radicals
October 13, 2014 | Antioxidants | J.Sutton
Many fitness enthusiasts have already been exposed to Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) as it is commonly found in quality fitness supplements. Used to help improve energy levels, it also repairs oxidative damage, neutralizes free radicals and boosts antioxidant activity.
10 Reasons To Skip The Wine and Stick To Grape Juice
October 10, 2014 | Antioxidants | D.Mihalovic
Although wine has been credited for a wide range of health benefits, little is said about primary constituent. The consumption of wine is not necessary to benefit from all the wonder nutrients in grapes. Grapes are rich in health-protecting antioxidants, including resveratrol and flavonoids. These antioxidants are found mainly in the skin, stem, leaf and seeds of grapes, rather than in their pulp and they exhibit very powerful anti-aging, immune boosting and health promoting properties.
Amino Acid Arginine Found As Effective As Drugs For Glucose Metabolism And Diabetes
October 9, 2014 | Diabetes | D.Mihalovic
If you suffer from type 2 diabetes, you may want to consider snacking on nuts to treat the condition. Supplementation with the amino acid arginine, commonly found in almonds and hazelnuts, could help to improve glucose metabolism by as much as 40%, according to new research in mice. The study shows that supplementation with the amino acid significantly improves glucose metabolism in both insulin-sensitive and insulin-resistant metabolisms.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Only Leads In One Direction - Health
October 8, 2014 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
It doesn't have a catchy name or a trendy following to drop a size, but when it comes to your health, it's one of the most effective diets in the world. Proponents of the diet say it can reduce heart disease risk, keep existing cardiac problems in check, reduce blood triglycerides and blood pressure, soothe arthritic joints and even prevent cancer. There's no need to look anywhere but your kitchen.
Technology Now Available Commercially Can Test How Toxic A Substance Is To Your DNA
October 7, 2014 | Nanotechnology | M.Torres
A technique for high throughput screening of substances that could cause DNA damage has been developed by scientists. The technology allows for testing of drugs and cosmetics that could pose a risk to human health, and assesses damage done to DNA, while reducing reliance on animal testing, researchers say.
16 of the Most Common Types of Abdominal Pain
October 6, 2014 | Prevention | M.Pochelli
Abdominal pain can be a challenging complaint, especially for those of us who specialize in natural medicine. This type of pain is frequently a benign complaint, but can also herald serious acute pathologies. At least some type of abdominal pain is present in more than 60 percent of an otherwise healthy adolescent and adult population. Here are the most significant sources of pain, their location and when you should seek treatment.
The Accepted Norms of Health and Wellness in Current Generations Are The Insanities of Tomorrow's
October 3, 2014 | JunkHealthcare | M.Torres
We don't need to go very far back in time to see what was once acceptable in medicine is now frowned upon by even our mainstream society. In fact, many argue that many past tendencies were deranged insanities of that time. But do things really change through successive generations?
3 Dental Procedures That Should Be Avoided Like The Plague
October 2, 2014 | OralHealth | M.Torres
As with most conventional medical practitioners, the largest percentage of practicing dentists and dental hygienists are driven by misinformation and myths that have been exposed before but that continue to be promulgated by the profession due to a repetition of ignorance and dismissal of holistic dental practices of which the public are quickly becoming informed.
5 Ways To Cleanse and Detox The Lungs
October 2, 2014 | Prevention | A.Bustamante
The lungs bring oxygen into the cells, help detox the body and they can heal you when functioning correctly. To cleanse the lungs means to eliminate toxins in the body that could be affecting the function of the organ and body itself.
You Knew It Was Coming: U.S. Department of Defense Begins Safety Testing For Ebola Vaccine
October 1, 2014 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
As expected and predicted, just as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has told the public about the first U.S. diagnosed patient infected with the Ebola virus, the Defense Department is conveniently accelerating the manufacture of clinical trials for the vaccine. What a surprise.
Doctors, Scientists and Survivors Break Their 'Code Of Silence' And Expose The TRUTH About Cancer
October 1, 2014 | Cancer | D.Mihalovic
The cancer industry tells us lie after lie about the safety of toxic treatments and long-term survival rates related to chemotherapy poisons, radiation and surgery. Few doctors and scientists will put their reputations on the line to expose this fraudulent practice. Before you agree to allow your doctor to "cut, burn or poison" either you or your loved one, you need to watch this documentary.