Periodic fasting is an ancient spiritual practice. New research now finds this ancient practice boosts stem cells along with immunity, and likely longevity. Discover other possible methods to boost stem cells.
Is watching too much TV bad for us? Isn’t it just a lack of exercise? New research finds that excessive television is bad in itself. Find out why and whether what we watch can make a difference.
Allergies to peanuts and other foods are growing around the world. Immunotherapy with probiotics is a proven method to reverse peanut allergies.
If you’ve ever walked through a forest of cypress you’ll know the aroma. Turns out, these essential oils have significant health benefits, including cardiovascular health and inflammation – along with improved moods.
Bacteria endotoxins – waste matter produced by bacteria – can flood our bodies and cause disease. This is exacerbated by leaky gut syndrome. The combination of the two has now been scientifically linked to a number of metabolic and inflammatory diseases, including heart disease.
Among women, breast cancer is the leading form of cancer. Billions have been spent on cancer research, yet preventing cancer provides one of the few clear strategies. Breast cancer in particular has now been scientifically linked to the consumption of red meat and processed meats.
Parabens are building up in our bodies and our environment. Recently found in dolphins and polar bears, parabens are now building up in the umbilical cord blood of pregnant women. Discover the facts about parabens and our health.
Ancient acupuncture meridians, the Qi, nadis and Prana in Ayurveda, have remained mysteries to modern Western science. Imaging has recently discovered a new circulatory system – confirming acupuncture meridians.
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.
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.
Many of us will experience sciatica at some point for one reason or another. Should we reach for the meds? Research finds acupuncture is not only safer, but more effective.
Increasing evidence has linked drinking alcohol to leaky gut syndrome. But does this apply even to moderate drinking? New evidence says yes.
Are antibiotics making our children fat and sick? New research links antibiotic use as children to increased weight gain in teenage years, leading to greater likelihood of obesity during adulthood.
New research links asthma and chronic bronchitis to a surprising culprit: High fructose corn syrup. Find out how and why HFCS is linked with respiratory conditions.