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Archive for September, 2011 :


Planting Love: Wangari Maathai and the Fight for a Greener World
September 30th, 2011

An ardent environmentalist and social activist, Maathai had long been a hero to many in her native Kenya.


Chernobyl Health Studies Unclear
September 30th, 2011

European Commission unlikely to fund lifetime studies of those affected by fallout.


The Critical Year of Infancy
September 30th, 2011

The first year of life of an infant is so vulnerable it affects the growth and development of a person.


The Importance of Controlling Your Breath, Especially While Asleep
September 30th, 2011

Elderly women with nighttime gaps in breathing prone to cognitive problems.


Sleeping on a Plane? Learn Some Ways to Grab Some Rest
September 30th, 2011

Have trouble sleeping in coach? The author does, and talked to some sleep experts about flying.


Where Do We Really Need Flame Retardants in Products?
September 30th, 2011

New studies have underscored the potentially harmful health effects of the most widely used flame retardants, found in everything from baby blankets to carpets. Health experts are now calling for more aggressive action to limit these chemicals, including cutting back on highly flammable, petroleum-based materials used in many consumer products.


Sleep to be Fit
September 28th, 2011

Becoming lean is one benefit of a good sleep.


Fighting Cervical Cancer With Vinegar and Ingenuity
September 27th, 2011

In Thailand, an innovative cervical cancer diagnostic/life-saver using vinegar and ingenuity.


Prevent Cancer by Reducing Inflammation, Insulin and Infections
September 27th, 2011

Often, they occur together, and most people in modern society suffer from some degree of all three.


The Invasion of Chemicals in Vitamins and Supplements
September 27th, 2011

The general public is still shopping at Walmart and common drugstores for synthetic multivitamins and calcium supplements. The bad news is what you don’t know might hurt you.


Natural Methods to Prevent and Treat Kidney Stones
September 27th, 2011

The excruciating pain of passing a kidney stone usually makes sufferers go to the hospital.


Chemotherapy Is Not The Answer To Cancer
September 27th, 2011

Cancer will only heal when the toxic load is decreased and an internal biochemical environment is achieved that only produces health and not disease.


How To Determine Cancer In Your Body Long Before It Is Diagnosable
September 27th, 2011

People are focused on enjoying life. Preventing disease sounds good to most individuals, as long as it doesn’t stop them from having their pleasure trips, including delicious food.


The Best and Worst Words to Use When Discussing Kids’ Weights
September 27th, 2011

Parents have weighed in: it’s better to describe a child as being an “unhealthy weight” than as being “heavy” or “obese.”


Friend or Foe? The Colon Knows ‘Good’ Bacteria From ‘Bad’
September 27th, 2011

The human gut is teeming with bacteria, most of which helps us digest food and fend off the bad guys in the belly. But how does the body tell the good from the bad?


Man, Be Warned of This Procedure
September 27th, 2011

Researchers at John Hopkins found that more prostate cancer patients get complications after biopsy.


Spirulina – Packed With Protein, B12 and Iron
September 27th, 2011

Spirulina, a blue-green algae, is a superfood by any definition. It has been used since the 16th century by the Aztecs and North Africans.


Get Fit with Your Dog
September 27th, 2011

When it comes to getting fit a person’s best friend just might be a four-legged one.


What Happens with GM Food Inside Our Body
September 27th, 2011

The study shows that we incorporate genetic information from the food we eat and that ingested nucleic acids, such as DNA and RNA, can have physiological influences.


Modern Technology for Peace
September 26th, 2011

Venus Movement wants technology over politics.


Why You Should Sell Everything Now And Live In A Tree
September 26th, 2011

As what was once the proud nation of the United States of America slips into the status of a Third World nation. Some economists are suggesting their wealthier clients consider moving themselves and their assets out of the country.


Cure for Diabetes, Alzheimer, Heart attacks and Obesity
September 26th, 2011

Research shows that as many as 75% of overweight people and 40% of normal-weight people suffer from a biological imbalance involving insulin.


White Fleshed Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Slashes Stroke Risk in Half
September 26th, 2011

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America, affecting nearly one million people and taking the lives of 150,000 each year.


Being Productive After a Vacation
September 26th, 2011

Getting back to work after a rejuvenating vacation can be quite hard to some. These simple steps of getting enough energy for work might help.


You Decide When to Take the Doc’s Advice
September 26th, 2011

The hidden influences that sway our medical decisions.


What Could Be the Key to Focus?
September 26th, 2011

Trying to achieve something by focusing entirely might need some change of perspectives.


Scientists Discover Virus That Kills All Types of Breast Cancer
September 25th, 2011

The virus, known as adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2), is naturally occurring and carried by up to 80 percent of humans, but it does not cause any disease.


Productivity Gained from Chairs
September 25th, 2011

What some employees will do for the best seat; Mastering the art of adjusting the ‘Think’ or ‘Leap’.


Doll Therapy for Fukushima Kids
September 25th, 2011

As part of recovering trauma on Fukushima children, a contest on doll-painting was organized.


Press Release by TEPCO on Fukushima Air
September 25th, 2011

Series of samplings on Fukushima air for radioactive materials were conducted and will continue further.


Press Release by TEPCO on Fukushima Seawaters
September 25th, 2011

Series of samplings were conducted on Fukushima seawaters since right after the tsunami and will continue further.


Danger of Explosion at Reactor 1
September 25th, 2011

Hydrogen has accumulated to a level higher than previously thought in pipes connected to the No. 1 reactor containment vessel at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the plant’s operator said Sept. 23.


Japan Rice Tested High of Radiation
September 25th, 2011

Japan has detected high levels of radiation in rice growing near the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant, a government official said.


Dog, Life Companion and Savior
September 25th, 2011

A dog owner has another reason to love her loyal companion and friend – her pet has saved her life twice.


Losing Height and What it Can Predict
September 25th, 2011

Most would not consider their late 30s as being ‘over the hill,’ but scientists have revealed that we are… at least when it comes to height.


Insecticides More Danger Than the Bugs Sprayed
September 23rd, 2011

Bothered by bedbugs? Maybe you should be more bothered by the potentially dangerous insecticides often used to get rid of the creepy-crawly bloodsuckers.


Productivity Loss on Preventable NCD’s
September 23rd, 2011

Unless current health trends are reversed, five common, non-infectious diseases — cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and mental health problems — will cost the world $47 trillion in treatment costs and lost wages.


PART 2: How 1 MILLION Pounds Of Organic Food Can Be Produced On 3 Acres
September 23rd, 2011

Their goal is a simple one: to grow food, to grow minds, and to grow community.


Detecting Lung Cancer Through Blood
September 23rd, 2011

A way to detect the spread of cancer has been found by testing the tumor for a protein.


A Work of Compassion
September 22nd, 2011

Volunteer-involving organizations from across the world have adopted a Declaration determined to value, recognize and encourage volunteering’s contribution to people, their communities and our planet.


How to Feed the World Now?
September 22nd, 2011

There is a global hunger now. Government and private sectors might want to reach a helping hand to the farmers.


Red Cross Responding in Himalayan Quake
September 22nd, 2011

Three teams of the Red Cross Society are all shaking up the remains of the Himalayan earthquake to help aid and provide necessities to victims.


Mobile Technology for Well-being in East Africa Proposed
September 22nd, 2011

Communications technology is changing rapidly, and humanitarian organisations are adapting alongside it.


Obesity More Than Hunger
September 22nd, 2011

Obese people now outnumber the hungry globally, but hardship for the undernourished is increasing amid a growing food crisis.


Thai Rice Going High in Price
September 22nd, 2011

The Thailand government is expected to begin soon a major new pricing scheme for rice that could have a big impact on the world’s biggest rice exporter and as well, the consumers which could be half of the world.


Up for Green Industrial Revolution
September 22nd, 2011

Thailand, being the world’s biggest rice exporter is recognizing that transition to a greener economy is part of the answer to such economic challenges. Other Asian countries like South Korea hand in hand with the Danish government for the same advocacy.


Surviving the Flu
September 22nd, 2011

Being exposed to a virus does not mean you will get sick. The determining factor? The health of your immune system.


Green Tea Improves Cholesterol Metabolism
September 22nd, 2011

New research shows that green tea green tea alters gene expression to improve cholesterol metabolism.


Citrus are a Powerful Defense Against Oxidative Stress
September 22nd, 2011

Citrus fruits contain a vast array of phytonutrients that are just now being respected for the extraordinary health values they hold.


Why Eating Organic is the Single Greenest Thing You Can Do
September 22nd, 2011

If you do just one thing — make one conscious choice — that can change the world, go organic.


Thousands of Nurses to Go on Strike in California
September 22nd, 2011

Tens of thousands of nurses at nearly three dozen hospitals in Northern and Central California are set to go on strike in a labor dispute that has hospital managers moving to call in replacement workers and reschedule surgeries.


Aluminum, More Toxic Than Mercury in Vaccines
September 22nd, 2011

Children are receiving high concentrations of aluminum in their shots. This well-documented neurotoxin may be more dangerous than mercury.


Be Warned of Deadly Listeria in Cantaloupe
September 22nd, 2011

1 dead, 14 hospitalized in 4 States; Nationwide alert over Colorado cantaloupe.


Recalling Birth Control Pills
September 22nd, 2011

Packaging error on pills made by qualitest pharmaceuticals may put users at risk of pregnancy.


Take a Closer Look at Splenda
September 21st, 2011

Researchers have found that the artificial sweetener sucralose (Splenda) is a widespread contaminant in waste water, surface water, and ground water.


Arsenic Issues on Apple Juices
September 21st, 2011

After testing dozens of samples from three different cities in America, Dr. Oz discovered that some of the nation’s best known brands of apple juice contain arsenic. In the spirit of full disclosure, below you’ll find all the test results, statements and information you need to keep your family safe.


Increased Vitamin D in Blood Adds Years to Life
September 21st, 2011

Researchers demonstrate that small increases in the sunshine vitamin can add precious years to your life.


Avoid Artificial Fragrances
September 21st, 2011

The chemicals that are often used to formulate these fragrances are toxic to the human body over time.


Read This Before You Let Your Kids Take Antibiotics
September 21st, 2011

Researchers warn that overuse of antibiotics can lead to hard-to-treat infections.


Natural Cancer-Fighting Spice Reduces Tumors by 81%
September 21st, 2011

Curcumin is a naturally powerful anticancer compound that has been found to decrease brain tumor size in animals by 81 percent in more than 9 studies.


Street Fumes: 6-Hour Effect After Exposure Linked to MI
September 21st, 2011

Breathing in heavy traffic fumes can trigger a heart attack, say UK experts.


Autumn Guidelines From Chinese Medicine
September 21st, 2011

Chinese Medicine teaches us to live in harmony with nature and in harmony with the seasons and autumn is a time to harvest and gather our energy.


Truths About Lies
September 21st, 2011

Reality is that it’s hard to detect a lie, and we don’t know all that much about the phenomenon of making statements that are simply not true.


Technology Can Seriously Damage Your Health
September 20th, 2011

Did you know that technology can seriously damage your health? Tragically most people still don’t get it.


Vaccinations to Kids Without Parents’ Consent
September 20th, 2011

Vaccinating children at school, out of the sight of parent is against their rights and freedom on health.


Siemens to Exit Nuclear Energy Business
September 20th, 2011

Post-Fukushima, German titan Siemens leaving nuclear business; will work on green energy technology.


White Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Stroke Risk
September 20th, 2011

Fruits and vegetables whose edible sections are white may lower your risk of stroke more than other fruits and vegetables, Dutch researchers report.


Resveratrol and Vitamin D Boosts Metabolism
September 19th, 2011

Resveratrol and vitamin D synergistically team to boost metabolism and prevent obesity.


Gamers Modeled AIDS Enzyme Structure
September 19th, 2011

Online gamers have have deciphered the structure of an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus that had thwarted scientists for a decade.


Natural Way to Slash Stroke Risk by Half
September 19th, 2011

Eating an abundance of certain foods can help protect against stroke, specifically the white flesh of foods like pears and apples.


Natural Infection Control
September 19th, 2011

It is time again for the WHO and organized medicine to start scaring us again with both the bird flu and new forms of influenza.


Thermography a Safe Alternative to Mammography
September 19th, 2011

Thermography is a high technology tool that specifically measures inflammation in the body.


Lack of Omega-3 Linked to Suicides?
September 17th, 2011

Suicide deaths in the U.S. military have escalated to record numbers.


Glutathione is the Master Super Antioxidant of the Body
September 15th, 2011

Glutathione (GSH) is a very special peptide molecule that provides the greatest anti-oxidant protection and recharges other anti-oxidants within the body.


Supplements Might Get Too Expensive
September 15th, 2011

Natural dietary supplements are likely to be challenged the hard way and we need to fight for our rights and health freedom.


Reverse Osteoporosis – One of Seven Benefits in Lactoferrin
September 15th, 2011

One of nature’s most medicinal foods is pure raw milk, and one of its most magical ingredients is Lactoferrin, that can prevent or reverse osteoporosis naturally.


Improve Heart Health Naturally with Hawthorn
September 15th, 2011

This plant has been used medicinally for over two thousand years to help alleviate the signs and symptoms of milder forms of congestive heart failure.


Another Tennessee Town to End Fluoridation
September 15th, 2011

Officials in Hohenwald, a town just an hour-or-so away from Nashville, have decided to end the town’s water fluoridation program beginning on Nov. 10, 2011.


Astounding Healing Properties of Clove Oil
September 15th, 2011

Very few are familiar with a variety of other clove health benefits, which includes combating Candida.


Omega-3 DHA Fat Helps to Lower Stroke Risk
September 15th, 2011

Several recently published articles highlight the critical importance of Omega-3 fats from fatty fish consumption and fish oil supplements.


Turmeric as Anti-Cancer
September 14th, 2011

Curcumin – a derivative of turmeric, and the pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow-orange color — is a natural compound that has been extensively researched, and has been found to have numerous health applications. Each 100 grams of turmeric contains an estimated three to five grams of curcumin.


Vegan MMA Fighters Rock
September 14th, 2011

A lot of people are turning vegans for one reason and another. Healthy reasons are the main concern for these MMA fighters.


Banned for Animals, but Okay for Humans?
September 13th, 2011

There’s a conspiracy of silence seeking to keep Americans ignorant of the fact that dental amalgams contain mercury.


People Who Volunteer Live Longer, Study Suggests
September 13th, 2011

People who volunteer for selfless reasons, such as helping others, live longer than those who don’t lend a helping hand, a new study shows.


Another Hope for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
September 12th, 2011

Niacinamide, a B Vitamin, may be of value to women with genetic risk of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer.


US Doctors Steeped in Financial Ties – Drug Money from Big Pharma
September 12th, 2011

Pharmaceutical firms in the United States are shelling out massive funds for doctors travel and entertainment expenses in hopes of boosting sales of new drugs. More than 160,000 doctors have received related payments in 2011 already.


Sex Surrogacy: Therapy or What?
September 12th, 2011

Sex surrogacy sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s actually a relatively mundane (if controversial) therapeutic practice—and one being utilized by an increasing number of women.


Are These Doctors for Real?: Defending VCO
September 12th, 2011

Western doctors must have their good intentions for their patients but just not all of them know anything especially about this tropical oil, Virgin Coconut Oil.


How Tips: Getting Ready for Baby
September 12th, 2011

You’ll want to make sure everything is ready to care for your baby before you bring him or her home. Here are some things you can do:


Keep Your Newborns Healthy
September 12th, 2011

September is Newborn Screening Awareness month, a time designated to get the word out to new or expectant parents about the importance of having their new babies screened for serious illnesses.


Yoga More Than You Imagined
September 12th, 2011

Yoga is somehow famous these days in most parts of the world yet not a lot of people really know what it is.


Pet Therapy: Healing, Recovery and Love
September 12th, 2011

Research has shown that heart attack victims who have pets live longer. Even watching a tank full of tropical fish may lower blood pressure, at least temporarily.


Melatonin Plays an Important Role in Immune Function
September 12th, 2011

New indicators are showing that Melatonin may play an even more important regulatory role in the digestive system.


A Counter-Intuitive Strategy for Long-Term Relationship Success
September 12th, 2011

Buried within NLP principles lies a strategy that virtually guarantees a dramatic increase in the success of any long-term relationship.


Lower Your Blood Pressure By Eating Potatoes
September 12th, 2011

Eating potatoes can benefit blood pressure without causing weight gain.


Debt and Financial Stress can Shorten your Life
September 12th, 2011

Debt, money, and jobs are a huge source of stress these days. And while the problem may be genuine, stressing over it could be killing you.


Managing Post-Chemo with Natural Medicine
September 11th, 2011

Powerful healing and restorative therapy for cancer patients and cancer survivors are all they need while in battle with the disease and/or after chemotherapy.


Stem Cell Therapy for Kidneys
September 11th, 2011

A good introduction on Stem Cell Transplant and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy in treating renal failure.


Color Me Tan
September 11th, 2011

The fake tan’s move to the mainstream is now complete, and even public health bodies are having to take notice. So why is artificially bronzed skin the new normality?


You Need a Doc Like This
September 10th, 2011

Patients whose General Practioner Knows Complementary Medicine tend to have lower costs and live longer.


A Very Short History of Medicine
September 10th, 2011

Thousands of years ago, man had fell sickness and herbals emerged, re-modified a lot, and in this post-modern time we get back to basics.


Molds are the Verdict
September 10th, 2011

Mold pollution is a key element of indoor air pollution that few people understand. It is easier to prevent mold-inducing sicknesses by taking necessary steps in the house and in your body.


The Science of Life
September 10th, 2011

The best promotion of health and prevention of illness is through Ayurveda, because it is a very comprehensive system, since it is based on natural medicine, which is devoid of toxicity. World


Dentists Are Now Becoming Mercury-Free
September 10th, 2011

The amalgam conspiracy is a thing of the past. Mercury-free dentists are up and counting.


Prunes for the Bones
September 10th, 2011

Dried plums appear to be an important food in the quest for strong bones.


Gays Officially Can’t Donate Blood
September 10th, 2011

Since the 1980s, there has been a universal lifetime ban on accepting blood donations from bisexual and homosexual men in the United States and Europe. The United Kingdom is the first European country to lift this ban.


Mourning Causes Early Death on Parents
September 10th, 2011

Parents who lose a baby before its first birthday are more likely to die early themselves, according to a study.


Mosquito Net Helps
September 9th, 2011

A new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington shows that insecticide treated bed nets (ITN) have a dramatic effect on child mortality due to malaria, reducing it by 23%.


Chronic Pain Reliever Genes
September 9th, 2011

A gene responsible for chronic pain has been identified, with scientists saying this could lead to drugs for treating long-lasting back pain.


Check These in Your Food!
September 9th, 2011

Food manufacturers aren’t going to advertise the fact that controversial chemicals are actually in their food. If you want to be informed and eat better, here are five chemicals to avoid in food so you can eat without worry.


Cuba Prepares for Climate Change
September 9th, 2011

RESEARCH undertaken as part of the Cuban Macro-project on coastal threats and vulnerability in 2050 and 2100, with the participation of specialists from 16 scientific institutions in the country.


Rising Cancer Victims Should Stop
September 9th, 2011

The number of new cancer cases has increased by 20% in under a decade and now stands at 12 million a year, according to the World Cancer Research Fund. United Nations on the way to help solve the global problem.


Cuba Releases World’s First Lung Cancer Vaccine
September 9th, 2011

Now some patients with advanced lung cancer may have another tool to combat the disease, as Cuban medical authorities announced on Tuesday that they will begin selling the world’s first therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer.


Indian Medicines in Demand, European IPP Comes
September 9th, 2011

‘Production of quality affordable generic medicines is key in access to life saving /life-extending treatments for people who need it, and narrow national economic interests should not take precedence over a global commitment to save lives of People Living With HIV (PLHIV)…’.


TB Advocacy, Add Up the HIV Program
September 9th, 2011

Fuelled by the HIV pandemic and the spread of drug-resistant strains, tuberculosis (TB) has re-emerged as a major threat to global health.


Discover the Most Versatile Medicine in Nature
September 8th, 2011

For centuries, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) has been used to treat a number of medical and skin conditions.


Milk Thistle Provides Shield to the Liver, Heart and Brain
September 8th, 2011

Silymarin is commonly known as milk thistle, and new science is emerging to validate the healing potential of this powerful plant.


Europe Bans Sale of GMO Contaminated Honey
September 7th, 2011

The European Court has delivered a landmark judgement that gives consumers a better chance for a safer food supply.


Soil Bacterium Helps Kill Cancers
September 6th, 2011

A bacterium found in soil is a showing promise as a way of delivering cancer drugs into tumours.


Eating With Your Left Hand Could Prevent Overeating
September 6th, 2011

In today’s why-didn’t-we-think-of-that, apparently, all of the world’s overeating problems could be solved if we just ate with our left hand.


US Stroke Rates ‘Rising in Young’
September 6th, 2011

More children and young adults in the US are having strokes – with unhealthy lifestyles being a likely cause, scientists have said.


An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
September 6th, 2011

Apples contains bioflavonoids which believed to be of use in the prevention and treatment of various types of cancers by inducing mechanisms that help to kill cancer cells and inhibit tumor invasion.


Short-Term Memory Loss May Be Best Predictor of Alzheimer’s
September 6th, 2011

Symptoms of ‘mild cognitive impairment’ outperformed other screening tests, study found.


Why You Might Not Want to Eat at Your Desk?
September 6th, 2011

For better and worse, we’re becoming a multi-tasking society. Eating at our desks while working or web surfing is the norm the majority of people, but is it good for our health?


Breast Feeding Tips for Working Mom’s
September 5th, 2011

Large numbers of new moms are heading back to work within one year of having a baby, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


Study: Jogging Beats WeightLifting for Losing Belly Fat
September 5th, 2011

Aerobic exercise is better than resistance training if you want to lose the belly fat that poses a serious threat to your health, researchers say.


Walnuts Can Reduce Breast Cancer
September 5th, 2011

New research suggests women defend themselves against breast cancer with none other than a nutcracker: eating about two small handfuls of walnuts everyday may “significantly” curb your risks of the disease.


How to Tell the Dying Person…
September 5th, 2011

Doctors in Singapore often find it difficult to involve dying patients in healthcare decisions because of interference from the patients’ families, according to a study on local end-of-life care.


Reducing Obesity in Young Girls
September 5th, 2011

Messages of good health and positive self-esteem for girls are not hard to come by in kid lit, so what’s the deal with all the attention for a not-yet-published rhyming picture book about an obese, unhappy 14-year-old named Maggie?


Use Essential Oils to Treat and Heal Acne
September 5th, 2011

Essential oils are one of the most effective natural weapons against acne. Topical use of a few specific essential oils can be a first line defense against the bacteria that cause pimples to form.


Philadelphia Exurb Ends Water Fluoridation
September 5th, 2011

In the wake of a series of public meetings at which no one spoke, the Pottstown Borough Authority voted to take the steps necessary to cease adding fluoride to the public water system it oversees.


Mentally Depressed Europe Based on Study
September 4th, 2011

Europeans are plagued by mental and neurological illnesses, with almost 165 million people or 38 percent of the population suffering each year from a brain disorder such as depression, anxiety, insomnia or dementia, according to a large new study.


Toothache Caused a Man to Die
September 4th, 2011

A 24 year old Cincinnati man died from complications arising from a toothache, according to authorities.


Tripoli Hospital Without Discrimination
September 4th, 2011

With volunteers, capital city’s hospital treats rebels and loyalists alike.


Nepal Receives Limited Maternal Care
September 4th, 2011

U.S. law prevents Global Health Initiative funding for abortion.


Obama’s Vision of Healing the World
September 4th, 2011

President Obama’s ambitious Global Health Initiative — announced to a receptive international community in 2009 — is faltering as budget constraints and shaky implementation limit the impact of the multibillion-dollar program.


Philanthropy on School of Medicine and Public Health
September 4th, 2011

Recent changes at the University of Wisconsin Foundation have positioned the School of Medicine and Public Health for even greater philanthropic success.


Soldier Finds Peace With Dogs
September 3rd, 2011

A soldier found friendship in a dog while in the field and says he plans to have him sent home when his deployment is up.


Nashville Suburb Waters Will Be Soon Officially Zero-Fluoride
September 3rd, 2011

Officials from Spring Hill, Tenn., a fast-growing suburb of Nashville, were considering ending the city’s water fluoridation program.


Yoga for Diabetes is Effective
September 3rd, 2011

Gentle yoga classes may help people with type 2 diabetes take off a small amount of weight and steady their blood sugar control, a small study suggests.


The Yearly Recommendation On Flu: Friend or Foe?
September 2nd, 2011

Another shot for this year? Few things are different this time around as usual, seasonal as it is.


Neonatal Deaths Dropped: Health Workers Alone Need Improvement?
September 2nd, 2011

Fewer newborn babies are dying worldwide, but progress is too slow and Africa is being left behind. A critical global shortage of trained healthcare workers was a major contributing factor.


Microchip Monitors Tumor Growth
September 1st, 2011

Researchers in Germany have developed a microchip sensor that can be implanted close to a tumour to monitor its growth.


Stem Cell Therapy Trials for Stroke May Continue Further
September 1st, 2011

A pioneering stem cell treatment for patients who have suffered a stroke has been ruled safe, and can continue to higher doses.


Anti-Cancer Virus Newly Innovated
September 1st, 2011

An Ottawa-based research team has developed a virus that is showing promise as a new way of attacking and shrinking cancer tumours while leaving healthy tissue alone.


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