Archive for July, 2012 :

sOccket Ball: Electricity Through Soccer!
July 31st, 2012

Four girls from Harvard created a technology that could change the game for energy.

How to Save 150 Gallons of Water Per Day Without Leaving Your Home
July 31st, 2012

Just how much water is your home wasting per day?

Surfrider’s Pete Stauffer: Let’s Join Hands to Oppose Offshore Drilling
July 31st, 2012

On Saturday, August 4, take to your local beach to say no to dirty fossil fuels.

Giving Women Control Over Their Health Care
July 31st, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is making it easier for women to do that by making health care more accessible and affordable for millions of American women and families.

Memory Problems Could Double Your Death Risk
July 31st, 2012

A form of mild cognitive impairment that affects memory is linked with a higher death rate.

Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest
July 31st, 2012

Forget meadows. The city’s new park will be filled with edible plants, and everything from pears to herbs will be free for the taking.

11 Clean Tech Innovations That Can Change The World
July 30th, 2012

The clean technology boom seems to spread exponentially every year. These new eco-friendly inventions compete with, and sometimes surpass, their conventional counterparts.

The Evolutionary Approach To Weight Loss And Good Health
July 30th, 2012

Studies show that people eating “ancestral diets” maintain excellent health and low body fat.

Use Natural Remedies To Quit Smoking
July 30th, 2012

There are a variety of herbs and supplements that can help people stop smoking.

When Pregnant Moms Eat More Nuts, Their Kids Have Fewer Allergies
July 30th, 2012

Expectant mothers who continue to eat nuts during their pregnancies produce children with fewer overall allergies.

Natural And Organic Meat Shopping Is On The Rise; Consumers Are Waking Up
July 30th, 2012

New consumer research shows that while some grocery spending has fallen in recent months, shoppers are increasing their spending on organic meat and poultry has increased for the first time in years.

How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health
July 30th, 2012

Check out this graphic to see how drinking a soda affects your health, from the moment it enters your mouth to the time it is absorbed into the rest of your body, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.

Radiation Cancer Therapy Will Kill You 30X Faster
July 30th, 2012

A growing body of research now indicts conventional cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation as a major contributing cause of cancer patient mortality.

Cinnamon Beats Alzheimers
July 27th, 2012

In animal models of Alzheimer’s, cinnamon reduced s-amyloid plaques associated with the pathology of AD. Reduction of these proteins can improve mental cognition.

Human Ancestors Were Nearly All Vegetarians
July 25th, 2012

In addition to understanding early humans and other hominids, we need to understand the diet of our ancestors during the time when the main features of our guts, and their magical abilities to turn food into life, evolved.

Breast Milk Seems To Kill HIV
July 23rd, 2012

Breast milk is starting to look like a potent HIV-fighter.

Cannabinoids, Like Those Found In Marijuana, Occur Naturally In Human Breast Milk
July 20th, 2012

Human breast milk naturally contains many of the same cannabinoids found in marijuana, which are actually extremely vital for proper human development.

Easy, Natural Ways To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk
July 20th, 2012

Contrary to what allopathic dermatologists recommend, a daily, moderate dose of sun without sunscreen is actually beneficial for the skin.

Why You Should Always Choose Organic
July 20th, 2012

A fairly rigid diet of organic food, drinks, herbs, vitamins, minerals, Dead Sea salts and natural spring water enables human beings to reach their ultimate HEALTH POTENTIAL and use more than 15 percent of their BRAIN each day.

Botanical Compound Could Prove Crucial To Healing Influenza
July 20th, 2012

Virginia Tech researchers have discovered that abscisic acid has anti-inflammatory effects in the lungs as well as in the gut.

Case Study: IViG Keeps Alzheimer’s At Bay For A Decade
July 19th, 2012

IVIG may not just be a therapy that treats symptoms, according to Dr. Richard Caselli, a neurologist. The drug seems to block the “destructive process” of inflammation mechanisms in the brain.

Wireless Glove Teaches Music, Helps Those With Spinal Cord Injuries
July 19th, 2012

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel device called the Mobile Music Touch — a wireless glove intended to improve motor skills in people who have suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury.

Seven Hours of Sleep a Night Optimal for Memory
July 18th, 2012

To keep your brain sharp, a new study finds that the sleep sweet spot is seven hours, no more, no less.

Radiation – How To Protect Yourself From Its Effects Safely And Naturally
July 17th, 2012

Because the body works synergistically to heal and protect, consume a variety of organic, whole plant-based foods in a variety of colors to guarantee a good supply of antioxidants and the elimination of free radicals.

Living Around Dogs, Cats Beneficial To Infants
July 16th, 2012

A new study finds that children who lived with dogs or cats during their first year of life got sick less frequently than kids from pet-free zones.

Veterinary Vaccines Found To Combine Into New Viruses, Prompting Regulatory Response
July 15th, 2012

Research from the University of Melbourne has shown that two different vaccine viruses- used simultaneously to control the same condition in chickens- have combined to produce new infectious viruses, prompting early response from Australia’s veterinary medicines regulator.

Harnessing The Sun For Health, Wealth, And A Clean Environment
July 14th, 2012

Cooking with the sun is not only eco-friendly, it also contributes to better tasting, more nutritious food.

Ward Off Cancer, Protect Against Radiation, And Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Mint
July 12th, 2012

Research has shown that certain varieties of mint have properties that help defend against cancer and damaging radiation.

Transforming Cancer Into a Manageable Illness With Multi-Drug Approach
July 12th, 2012

A Harvard researcher studying the evolution of drug resistance in cancer says that, in a few decades, “many, many cancers could be manageable.”

Bees May Hold Ability To Slow Effects Of Aging
July 11th, 2012

New research from Arizona State University finds that older honeybees turned back the clock on brain aging when they took on new duties, such as caring for baby bees.

Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Help Prevent Bone Loss, Study Suggests
July 11th, 2012

Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women’s bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis.

The Drug That Banishes Fear
July 10th, 2012

Scientists from Duke University and the National Institute of Health studied an endocannabinoid chemical, called anandamide, that is secreted naturally in humans and causes bliss while reducing anxiety.

When Anxiety Won’t Go Away
July 6th, 2012

In experiments they showed that feelings of anxiety don’t subside if too little dynorphin is released into the brain. The results can help open up new paths in the treatment of trauma patients.

Smoking Ban ‘Has Reduced Asthma And Heart Attacks’
July 5th, 2012

If anything, the ban, which brought more awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke to friends and family as well as a greater degree of social disapproval, appears to have encouraged people to try to cut down.

Bees Can ‘Turn Back Time,’ Reverse Brain Aging
July 5th, 2012

Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees.

Working Less for a Sustainable Future
July 3rd, 2012

These historical motivations for work-time reduction have been joined by a new rationale: the need to reduce the impact of human societies on the environment.

State Set To Go Smoke-Free On Sunday
July 2nd, 2012

The law specifically says that people will not be allowed to smoke within 8 feet of a public entrance to a public place or a place of employment.

Scientists Develop Alternative to Gene Therapy
July 2nd, 2012

The scientists highlighted the medical potential of the new technique by demonstrating its use as a safer alternative to an experimental gene therapy against HIV infection.

Secrets of Lung Cancer Drug Resistance Revealed
July 2nd, 2012

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco’s Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center has discovered that a human protein called AXL drives resistance to Tarceva, which suggests that blocking the protein may prevent resistance to the cancer drug.

Media Blackout on Bizarre Superstorms?
July 1st, 2012

Unprecedented weather events are hitting the Northern hemisphere and most mass media is simply ignoring it.

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