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New Circulatory System: Evidence for Acupuncture Meridians

The ancient acupuncture meridians and the Qi, along with nadis and Prana in Ayurveda, have remained mysteries to modern Western science. Imaging research has recently discovered a new circulatory system – revealing scientific evidence for the existence of meridians and nadis.

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18 Amazing Medicinal Benefits of Holy Basil

Holy Basil – also called Tulsi – has been a revered medicinal plant in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Ayurvedic texts suggest numerous clinical uses, and now we find modern scientific research confirms at least 18 medicinal uses for this amazing plant.

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Knee Pain Increases Risk of Dying in Women

Oddly enough, having knee pain – regardless of arthritis – increases the risk of dying, at least for women. Not osteoarthritis, but knee pain. Learn the difference between the two and why knee pain is particularly risky.

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Oxycontin Linked to Heroin Overdose

A recent 60 Minutes story hints that oxycontin use is linked to a surge in heroin overdose. See the science behind this link and how doctors who prescribe opioids have a higher incidence of addiction to them.