9 Things To Embrace In 2017 To End Procrastination, Anxiety, Guilt, Frustration and Anger
December 30, 2016 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
As the year comes to a close, we all recognize that 2016 has brought us many surprises, all of them beautiful in their own way. If it wasn't about a transition moving forward, we wouldn't be here. So here are 9 things to embrace in 2017 for what is to be a new beginning of the new self.
Too Many Consumers Assume Price Dictates Health Prowess of Food
December 23, 2016 | Nutrition | L.Gore-Langton
The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found.
Moving From a Petroleum-based Society To Bio-Based - Secret Medicinal Toolbox of Plants Unlocked
December 22, 2016 | NaturalLiving | A.McCarthy
Using molecular movie technology, scientists have confirmed for the first that a cluster of enzymes discovered unlock a plant's secret medicinal toolbox.
The Inner World of Alzheimer's, It's Meaning and Purpose
December 21, 2016 | Consciousness | J.Redstone
The fact that there is a greater incidence today of Alzheimer's disease than in previous centuries has not gone unnoticed by some observers who seek to account for its increased presence among the aging, one that occurs at great personal cost and with grave consequences for families and loved ones. A spiritual view of the inner world of Alzheimer's disease casts light on its meaning and purpose, and the inner reorganization taking place as outer functioning diminishes.
More Connectivity In The Brain Found In People Who Run
December 20, 2016 | Fitness | J.Battaglia
Exercise benefits have long be known to benefit brawn and brain. Hundreds of studies have shown how almost any kind of exercise improves memory and other mental skills, also known as cognitive function. MRI scans now reveal that endurance runners' brains have greater functional connectivity than the brains of more sedentary individuals.
In 2017, More Antibiotics Will Be Consumed By Farm Animals Than Humans
December 19, 2016 | JunkHealthcare | A.McCarthy
Governments around the world consider antimicrobial-resistant bacteria a major and growing threat to public health. In 2017, many more people could begin dying from common bacterial infections as resistance to antibiotics booms. Diseases are becoming untreatable -- a situation that looks set to get worse as the world reaches a new tipping point next year.
Stress, Depression and Anxiety Are All Alleviated By Probiotics
December 15, 2016 | MentalHealth | M.Chan
Intestinal bacteria are the focus of intense research by scientists worldwide. They play a significant role in causing and preventing hundreds of diseases. According to a new systematic review and meta-analysis, probiotics have several advantageous effects on mental health by lessening the psychological symptoms of perceived stress, depression and anxiety.
This One Thing Helps People Live Longer Than Anything Else
December 14, 2016 | Happiness | J.Richardson
What helps people live longer than anything else? What about having an optimistic outlook on life -- a general expectation that good things will happen? According to a new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, that's the case.
Growing Incidence of Cardiotoxicity and Heart Damage After Chemotherapy
December 12, 2016 | Cancer | D.Mihalovic
The evidence against the use of chemotherapy continues to mount, especially if you're diabetic. Heart damage caused by chemotherapy is worse in cancer patients with metabolic diseases, according to a study presented EuroEcho-Imaging 2016.
Why Is the Medical Community Confounded Over the Sudden Surge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children?
December 9, 2016 | ChildHealth | E.Dahl
Canadian doctors have noted that the rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children have grown exponentially. Generally, the disease would show around age 20. Recently, though, prevalence in children under 5 has been increasing.
Parkinson's Starts In The Gut
December 8, 2016 | HumanBody | M.Chan
The composition of our gut microbes may change through the development of many diseases. Parkinson's disease may be triggered by gut microbes, according to a California Institute of Technology (Caltech) study that points to probiotics as a potential therapy for the disease.
Your Rhythm of Breathing Controls Emotional Judgement and Fear
December 7, 2016 | HumanBody | J.Battaglia
Air is necessary for life and it aids in healing, but proper breathing can do so much more. Full, free breathing is one of the most powerful keys to enhancing physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall.
The Failure of Chemotherapy - As More Patients Abstain From The Treatment More Survive
December 6, 2016 | Cancer | D.Mihalovic
Cancer cases have increased by more than 30 percent in the last decade and half of all cases globally are ending up in deaths according to a new report from the Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration published online by JAMA Oncology. Moreover, the overall contribution of cytotoxic chemotherapy to 5-year survival in adults is below 3 percent.
Hormone Therapy After Menopause Damages Kidneys
December 5, 2016 | HumanBody | M.Torres
Estrogen treatment after menopause increases the risk of new kidney damage, according to a study by Tulane University School of Medicine researchers published in the American Journal of Physiology--Renal Physiology.
Personalized Probiotics- In Five Years, It Will Be Routine Medical Practice
December 2, 2016 | HumanBody | K.Foster
Intestinal bacteria play a key role in causing and preventing many diseases. Consequently, giving personalised gut health advice will be routine medical practice in five years, predicts the researcher behind the new start-up Map My Gut and big gut data projects British Gut and Kings College London's TwinsUK Registry.
New Evidence On Why You Should Never Go To Bed Angry
December 1, 2016 | Sleep | A.Coghlan
Don't go to bed angry. Now there's evidence for this proverb: it's harder to suppress bad memories if you sleep on them.