Tag Archive: disease

Jan 10

Is Coconut Oil the Secret Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease?

A doctor says that taking just four teaspoons of coconut oil per day reversed her husband’s dementia. Mary Newport is the medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit of Spring Hill Regional Hospital in Florida. In 2003, her husband Steve began showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. “The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are progressive mental …

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Oct 12

Animals and Insects Recognize Power of Medicinal Plants

While mainstream medicine largely continues to deny the inherent healing capacity of natural plants and herbs, the insect world is abuzz with activities that confirm the plant world to be nature’s medicine cabinet. According to a new study published in the journal Ecology Letters, the Monarch butterfly routinely uses medicinal plants to help its offspring …

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Sep 29

Whooping Cough Makes a Comeback

For most parents with young children today, whooping cough is a disease that exists in vintage movies or the Burl Ives song where it causes a chicken to “sneeze his head and tail right off.” But whooping cough is far from a whimsical memory. It is staging a comeback in California, in what public health …

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Sep 17

Asian Spice May Cure Alzheimer

Nature is full of various herbs and spices that protect against disease and even treat and cure it. And according to Chris Kilham, an ethnobotanist and Fox News’ “Medicine Hunter”, turmeric root — also known in its extract form as curcumin — is one such powerful spice that appears to both prevent the onset of …

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Sep 09

FDA Censoring Nutritional Science

Concerned about breast cancer? There are three nutrients that virtually eliminate your risk of the disease, even if you carry “breast cancer genes.” Wondering how to cure arthritis? A combination of four different nutrients virtually eliminates arthritis symptoms. Afraid of diabetes? Five different nutrients, all available right now, can help prevent diabetes for mere pennies …

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Aug 31

Little Exposure To BPA Turns Offspring Into Genetic Mutants

A recent study published online in the journal Biology of Reproduction further reveals the disruptive nature of bisphenol A (BPA) in gene expression. According to the data, pregnant mice exposed to BPA experience significant genetic changes in their fetal ovaries, indicating that the next generation of their offspring will likely be born with serious genetic …

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Aug 31

Broccoli Can Cure Stomach Infections

It is hardly breaking news that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli helps to improve health. But researchers from the University of Liverpool have discovered new benefits to eating both broccoli and plantains — two high-fiber foods — that may help people with Chron’s disease and other digestive disorders. According to the recent study, broccoli and …

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Aug 30

BPA Contamination Found In 90% Of Soup Cans

A product survey conducted by The Independent found that the toxic chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is used in 18 on the 20 top-selling canned food products in the United Kingdom. BPA is one of the most widely produced chemicals in the world. It is used to harden plastic in everything from infant and water bottles to …

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Aug 30

First Gene Link To Common Migraine

Gene detectives on Sunday announced they had found the first inherited link to common types of migraine, a finding that boosts hopes for new drugs to curb this painful and costly disorder. Scientists from 40 medical centres pored over the genetic profiles of more than 50,000 people, comparing those who suffered badly from migraines with …

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Aug 24

Research Raises Conern About ADD Diagnoses, Kids’ Ages

Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature. As staff writer Melissa Healy noted about a previous study detailed in the article Growing up with, and out of, ADHD: “Researchers found …

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