Category: Health

herbal medicine and the flu

Japanese Herbal Medicine Fights off Flu

Researchers from Japan’s Fukuoka University have found that a Japanese herbal blend called Maoto reduces the duration of influenza. The researchers randomly gave 28 adults with influenza either the Maoto herbal medicine, or one...

Arsenic and Rice syrup

Arsenic in Rice Unrelated to Organics

While the mass media has pounced on an isolated lab test that found arsenic in some organic brown rice syrup, studies show that conventionally-grown rice has more arsenic than organically-grown rice. Numerous studies have...

vitamin D and trauma

Lack of Sun Linked to Trauma Cases

New Research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has linked orthopaedic trauma cases to vitamin D deficiency. The research was conducted at the University of Missouri hospital...

Flu epidemics

Flu Epidemics Linked to Weather Pattern

Researchers from Columbia University’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences have determined that the last four influenza pandemics – of 1918, 1957, 1968, and 2009 – were related to a Pacific Ocean weather pattern called...

sugar is toxic

Scientists Find Processed Sugar Toxic

Research has confirmed that processed sugar – also referred to as refined sugar – is linked to early death and a number of degenerative disease conditions. Find out why you should limit eating this poison.

caffeine alters estrogen

Caffeine Alters Estrogen in Women

Scientists are finding that caffeine from coffee, tea or soda can seriously affect a woman’s estrogen levels. This can have consequences on ovulation and menopause.

autism and diagnosis

Autism Diagnoses Continue to Explode

Being diagnosed with autism can penalize a child’s future. This comes in the form of not only the stigma of autism. It also relates to the child being subjected to a variety of psychoactive...

sodium and potassium

Western Medicine Wrong on Salt and Heart Disease

Research confirms that modern medicine’s assumptions about salt have been wrong. Turns out that too little salt leads to heart disease, and it takes triple the amount of salt than previously thought to increase heart disease risk.

lycopene and tomatoes

Tomatoes Reduce Hardening of Arteries

New research has confirmed that lycopene, the carotenoid that makes tomatoes red, lowers the risk of hardening of the arteries. A 2011 study from researchers at the San Camillo de Lellis Hospital Cardiology Unit...

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