Current Health Issues

“There is no scientific evidence that homeopathy works”

2015-11-14T13:22:27+02:00

This is probably the most frequently quoted, completely inaccurate statement about homeopathy. Homeopathy research is a relatively new field, so it’s true to say that there are not a huge number of studies, but some evidence is very different from no evidence. By the end of 2013, 188 randomised controlled trials of homeopathy on 100 [...]

“There is no scientific evidence that homeopathy works”2015-11-14T13:22:27+02:00

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

2015-09-25T14:10:22+02:00

The Telegraph recently reported that scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that fasting “for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as ‘remarkable.'” New research suggests that fasting kick-starts stem cells into producing new white blood [...]

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds2015-09-25T14:10:22+02:00

Heliotherapy: Benefits of the Sun Far and Beyond Vitamin D

2015-09-25T14:05:20+02:00

Most are well aware that sunlight exposure is a means to increasing vitamin D levels, yet at the same time we are told to avoid sun exposure especially at midday as it has been implicated in skin cancer, skin damage and premature aging. The truth is that sensible, non-burning sun exposure preferably at midday with [...]

Heliotherapy: Benefits of the Sun Far and Beyond Vitamin D2015-09-25T14:05:20+02:00

How regular SAUNAS could save your life: Getting sweaty even once a week halves the risk of dying from heart disease

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

A sauna does more than build up a sweat - it can be a life saver, say researchers. Middle-aged men who take frequent saunas are around half as likely to die from heart conditions as those who do not, according to a new study.Regular sessions also appear to protect against early deaths from any cause, [...]

How regular SAUNAS could save your life: Getting sweaty even once a week halves the risk of dying from heart disease2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

It might be tempting to hand over an iPad to a screaming child when all else has failed to calm them down. But child psychologists say it may be stunting youngsters' emotional development, because they do not learn how to control their emotions. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine in the US found that [...]

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

This Simple Blood Test Could Save Your Life

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

by Mark Hyman, MD The next time you visit your doctor for blood work, make sure that along with your lipid profile you request a C-reactive protein (CRP) test. CRP measures the degree of hidden inflammation in your body. Mounting evidence underscores the critical role that inflammation plays in the development and continuation of diabesity. [...]

This Simple Blood Test Could Save Your Life2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

The Gut-Brain Link: How Your Headaches Might Stem From Your Digestion

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

I thought I had it figured out. These complicated migraines that I spent years studying seemed to make so much sense on paper. First comes the prodrome, the 24-hour period of time that about 70 percent of migraneurs experience before their attack of disabling pain (1). For some, the prodrome may be a change in [...]

The Gut-Brain Link: How Your Headaches Might Stem From Your Digestion2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

The cost of cancer drugs

2015-02-21T14:38:22+02:00

Lesley Stahl discovers the shock and anxiety of a cancer diagnosis can be followed by a second jolt: the astronomical price of cancer drugs The following is a script of "The Cost of Cancer Drugs" which aired on Oct. 5, 2014. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Richard Bonin, producer. Cancer is so pervasive that it [...]

The cost of cancer drugs2015-02-21T14:38:22+02:00

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You

2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of historical evidence that humans [...]

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

How to Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy

2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

When our third child started to eat solid foods, we found out that he had a pretty severe dairy allergy. He was born 5 weeks premature (that whole story and my other birth stories here) and I found out that allergies are more common with babies born early or who are given certain medications at [...]

How to Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00