Archive for March, 2010 :

Widespread Use of Antibiotics in 1960s Produced Superbugs
March 31st, 2010

A study found out that antibiotic-resistant superbugs, also known as methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), was caused by the widespread use of synthetic antibiotic drugs which began in the 1960s.

Researchers Discover Papaya is Effective Against Breast, Pancreas and Other Cancers
March 31st, 2010

Originally native to southern Mexico and now cultivated in many tropical countries, the papaya plant has been touted by traditional healers for centuries as a source of powerful medicine.

Taxing Soda Provides a Win-Win Solution
March 31st, 2010

Lawmakers in New York State are debating whether or not to introduce a tax on sugary soft drinks. Now that’s a great idea that kills two birds with one stone.

Is Eating Organic Foods Worth It?
March 29th, 2010

People who are trying to embrace the natural lifestyle that includes eating organic foods comment that it’s too darned expensive. Sure, one can find ways to save and still commit to natural products.

The Skinny on Green Tea (Herbal Supplements)
March 29th, 2010

In the U.S., herbal supplements are regulated as foods, not drugs , which means they don’t undergo the same types of rigorous testing and medical trials such as a prescription-based asthma drug/pharmaceutical.

Holding the Edge: The Yoga of Eating
March 29th, 2010

The phrase “holding the edge” refers to a key concept in yoga where one either retracts or adapts to the pain during a difficult and painful posture. This concept of holding the edge applies to most other areas of our lives, even our food lives.

5 Foods Every Woman Should Eat More Of
March 29th, 2010

For busy women of all ages, five foods boast high scores in essential nutrients — iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K, folate, vitamin D, and omega-3 fatty acids, in particular.

Five Happiness Boosters That Do More Harm Than Good
March 29th, 2010

Everyone has a few tricks for beating the blues—things you do when you’re feeling down to try to boost your mood. It turns out, however, that several of the most popular strategies don’t actually work very well in the long-term.

Healthy Immune Systems Through Dirt
March 29th, 2010

Over the past several decades, parents have done so much to keep their children clean and free of germs whether just the garden type or the virulent strains of flu viruses, unknowingly fueling an industry eager to feed on these fears.

One Million Signatures for Banning GMOs in Europe
March 25th, 2010

The European Commission has just approved growing genetically modified crops for the first time in 12 years.

Kitchen Conspiracy: Cookwares and Thyroid Disease
March 25th, 2010

A new study links (for the first time) thyroid disease with human exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a chemical used in industrial and consumer goods, including nonstick cookware and stain- and water-resistant coatings for carpets and fabrics.

UN: Polluted Water Killing, Sickening Millions
March 25th, 2010

More people die from polluted water every year than from all forms of violence, including war, the U.N. said in a report that highlights the need for clean drinking water.

Obesity May Protect Against Repeat Heart Problems
March 25th, 2010

While obesity puts people at risk for a whole host of chronic illnesses, including heart disease, there’s at least one situation in which extra pounds appear to provide a health advantage.

Pass Your Own Health Act!
March 24th, 2010

Regardless of our feelings about America’s new Health Act, most of us can simply choose to be more healthy.

Some Health Act Changes Kick-in This Year
March 24th, 2010

Some of the few positive aspects of the Health Act will start this year.

Michael Moore: Healthcare Bill “A Victory for Capitalism”
March 23rd, 2010

Michael Moore on the new Health Act and what it really means for Americans.

Health Act Passes – The Revolution Begins
March 21st, 2010

The PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT has passed despite overwhelming opposition from the American people.

Most U.S. Bankruptcies Medical Related
March 21st, 2010

More than 62% of personal bankruptcies in the U.S. are due to medical costs and 78% of those filing for bankruptcy from medical bills had health insurance.

Swiss Consider Banning Violent Video Games
March 21st, 2010

The govt. of Switzerland is considering banning violent video games outright and has already passed a resolution banning their sales to children.

Yes! to Organic Medicine
March 18th, 2010

The failure of conventional medicine based on the obsolete mechanistic model has prompted the search for better sciences for life, and the revival of an ancient paradigm of holistic theory of health and organic medicine.

Nanotoxicity in Regulatory Vacuum
March 15th, 2010

A vast and rapidly expanding array of engineered nano-products floods the consumer market unregulated as evidence of toxicities accumulate.

What’s Killing Us: A Look at Mankind’s Deadliest Inventions
March 15th, 2010

Politicians are releasing fantastic amounts of hot air jet-setting around the planet in order to debate the alleged threat of global warming. But what about all the other things killing humans?

Easter Island Holds Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease
March 15th, 2010

The drug — a bacterial product first isolated in soil from Easter Island — rescued learning and memory deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s.

Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony
March 12th, 2010

A new book explores the many benefits of a healthy vegan diet.

‘World News’ Wants to Hear Your Stories About Osteoporosis
March 12th, 2010

Have You Had a Problem With Osteoporosis Medication? Fill out a form and a “World News” producer may contact you for a future story.

Is Meditation A Wonder Cure for Heart Disease?
March 11th, 2010

In a 5-year study, meditating cardiac patients were almost 50% less likely to be affected by risk of heart attack, comparable to those that take powerful new drugs.

Happiness Is A Skill To Be Cultivated
March 9th, 2010

Renowned Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, gives a lesson in how to learn and cultivate the skill of being happy.

Printing New Organs – Sci-Fi Becomes True
March 8th, 2010

Patients in need of a transplant know they could face a dangerously long wait. But now scientists may have some good news on the horizon – as human organs in the future may simply be printed out.

A New Eleusis
March 8th, 2010

Many of the notable philosophers and intellectuals of ancient Greece, such as Plato, Aristotle and Sophocles, were initiated at Eleusis. But just what is, or was, Eleusis?

What Bigu Means to Me
March 7th, 2010

Bigu is a state of being in which one does not need to eat food for extended periods of time. Nourishment from food is replaced by life-force energy.

Yan Xin Qigong Science & Practice
March 7th, 2010

Yan Xin Qigong is is an advanced, anciently derived, Chinese meditation method that has been refined and modernized by Dr. Yan Xin.

Calves’ Heart Valves Save Human Lives
March 3rd, 2010

New technology involving the use of calves’ heart valves is allowing surgeons at one of Russia’s main medical centers for heart disease to be more successful than ever.

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