Cancerous chemicals such as lead and copper are just some of the contaminants found in the drinking water of some 27 million Americans, revealed a damning new report by the National Resources Defense Council (NDRC), calling to question the safety of water systems in the country. According to the report, over 18,000 community water systems across the country were found to commit violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, exposing 77 million Americans to compromised tap water.
A shipment of 36 million pounds of soybeans sailed late last year from Ukraine to Turkey to California. Along the way, it underwent a remarkable transformation.
Compound in turmeric found to suppress viruses, including hepatitis, herpes, chikungunya, influenza-A, HIV and HPV
The turmeric compound curcumin was found to effectively suppress a large number of viruses, recent studies showed. The compound was previously known to defer cancer growth, resolve Lichen Panus, reduce type-2 diabetes and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia onset. However, a new article published in GreenMedInfo.com listed several other studies indicating that the compound was able to inhibit the growth of a plethora of viruses including zika virus, hepatitis, herpes, chikungunya virus, influenza-A, HIV and HPV.
While attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is typically treated with a psychiatric drug prescription, a new study has found a possible new solution that is simpler, and less harmful. The Scandinavian study revealed that white noise may be effective in improving focus in children with ADHD, making it a suitable alternative to ADHD medications that come with a lot of health risks.
Consuming sugary drinks may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, two recent studies revealed. To carry out the first study, a team of researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine pooled data from the Framingham Heart Study and examined more than 5,000 volunteer participants. The participants were instructed to log their beverage intake through questionnaires that assessed their diets over the past year. The research team found that consuming artificially-sweetened drinks was associated with increased odds of stroke and dementia among the participants. However, the experts did not observe a causal relationship between sugary drinks and higher dementia rick. The findings were published in the journal Stroke.
There are many powerful arguments for getting a good night’s rest. These include the effect of sleep on your health, appetite and ability to concentrate. Beyond the obvious benefit of purchasing a quality mattress that fits your budget, you need do everything you can to make sure you’re getting a good night’s rest consistently.
When you experience life from a balanced center, you experience natural life, true life. You must become the center of your universe, because that is where your salvation resides. The vast universe […]
1. Get Some Sunshine 2. Breathe Clean Air 3. Stay Hydrated 4. Get Enough Rest 5. Exercise Often 6. Follow a Clean Diet
CVS has decided to dramatically slash the amount of space it devotes to junk food and soda just three years after it stopped selling tobacco products. The country’s biggest drugstore chain has been making a series of positive moves that reflect the increasing trend toward health consciousness sweeping the U.S. as increasing numbers of stores and restaurants displace conventional food in favor of organic options.
One of the greatest controversies in oncology may have been resolved: Researchers may have discovered the reason that research into the effectiveness of high-dose vitamin C as a cancer treatment has been so mixed.
It is that time of the year again.
A new ruling is expected to pave the way for genetically modified citrus to enter your local stores—but a loophole allows the food industry to keep you in the dark about the nature of the fruit you’re purchasing.
A study released by the University of California, Berkeley (UBC) School of Public health has found many conventional lipstick products to contain dangerously high levels of aluminum, cadmium, lead, and other toxins. Researchers tested over 30 popular lipstick products and found this to be the case. The study was published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Even women using minimal amounts of product still increase their risk of developing harmful health conditions like nerve damage and cancer by an alarming amount.
Not all honey is created equal. While the benefits of raw, unprocessed honey have been well-documented over the centuries, Australian researchers have found one type of honey, called Manuka honey, to be […]
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a protein that fine-tunes the cellular clock involved in aging.
With one out of every 10 American adults actively taking an antidepressant, the need to promote mental health through natural means has never been greater. A healthy, organic diet and regular exercise are critical for laying the foundation of healthy living. Herbs like St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) are a source of antioxidants and other specialized nutrients that encourage physical and mental wellness. In fact, for centuries, people have turned to St. John’s wort as a natural remedy for an array of health concerns. Let’s take a closer look at its history and benefits.
A hospital in California is being sued for the accidental removal of a woman’s ovaries. The Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, Calif., has been fined $47,450 by health officials, reported Catherine Ho […]