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A good prescription for kids health may be short duration strenuous exercise

2017-03-26 07:25

Researchers say the metabolic and heart health of kids can be enhanced with just a little strenuous exercise.

Diabetes and heart disease have been becoming problems of epidemic proportions. These problems often begin in childhood due to sedentary lifestyles.

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Your heart may be healthier with some drinking, but exercise is better

2017-03-26 00:00

Researchers say that drinking a moderate amount of alcohol may be associated with a lower risk of some heart conditions.

There has been a great deal of controversy about whether drinking alcohol may be beneficial for cardiac health.

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Sensory Integration Therapy( SIT) offers promising results for people diagnosed with autism

2017-03-25 22:25

Sensory Integration therapy was proven efficient in helping people diagnosed with autism who are dealing with sensory challenges.

In a recent study, 5 autistic boys who received SIT for 10 weeks, each session lasting up to 30 minutes, have shown improvements in certain autistic traits. It was observed that while participating in occupational therapy intervention, with emphasis on sensory integration, the five subjects made gains in goal-directed play (mastery play)and engagement, four subjects demonstrated fewer non engaged behaviour, of the five children two demonstrated interaction with adults more than 25% of the time during the intervention phase.

The subjects who underwent the Sensory Integration Therapy in this study, were exposed to three types of sensory stimulation:

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Researchers reveal first finding about MS that could mean new treatments

2017-03-24 18:00

University of Alberta researchers have discovered something previously unknown about multiple sclerosis that could mean new hope for patients tackling the baffling disease.

In this new study the researchers discovered an entirely new mechanism that happens at a cellular level that could be the cause of MS.

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5 Natural Ways To Heal And Prevent The Flu Fast Without Using Medicine

2017-03-24 16:14

The flu doesn't have a season anymore. In fact, many believe the common cold has had it's day and there are only varying degrees of the flu. Should you come down with symptoms, here is how to cure the flu fast without using medicine.

There was a time the flu had a season. If you had to gauge it by holidays, the flu season usually ran from around Halloween through Valentine’s Day.

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Non-hygienic environments may offer protection from asthma

2017-03-24 05:56

Researchers say that exposure to microbes may offer protection against asthma.

Asthma can be a life threatening condition which causes problems breathing, wheezing, cough and chest pain. Clearly prevention of this condition is desirable.

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Natural ways to treat thyroid dysfunction and improve the life of Autistic children

2017-03-23 23:12

Thyroid dysfunction is frequently found in children with autism. A recent research suggested that the reason for that is because autistic children have a higher expression of Frα (Folate receptor α), during the early prenatal period, although expression decreases significantly in later gestation and postnatal thyroid tissue. The high expression of FRα in the early foetal thyroid, suggests that foetal and neonatal exposure to maternal FRααs could affect the development of the thyroid and may contribute to the pathology in autism. But, there are natural ways to treat thyroid dysfunction and improve the life of Autistic children.

The thyroid is an extremely important gland, because it secrets hormones responsible for metabolic rate and protein synthesis.

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Can Running Stop Your Periods? Here's What You Should Know

2017-03-23 17:11

If you've started on a rigorous running regimen to compliment your weight loss plan, you might have found that your periods are slowing and even stopping completely. Here's what's happening.

It's been about 30 days and you haven't had your period yet. You rush to the store to buy a pregnancy test, and to your relief and secret regret, the kit says you're not pregnant.

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Here Is How To End A Migraine Naturally

2017-03-23 16:40

While there are many natural treatments that are effective at the onset of a migraine headache, it has been proven the way to end a migraine naturally involves lifestyle choices, such as adopting a plant-based diet. .

Migraine statistics are dismal. In the United States more than thirty-seven million people – that’s thirteen percent of the population, suffer from migraines.

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Homemade pasta recipe that is gluten-free and delicious

2017-03-23 15:19

Fresh pasta can turn into a delicious and quick meal for your entire family. This gluten-free homemade pasta recipe is easy to follow and is safe for celiac disease.

When you want to make a tasty pasta dinner, you could turn to a package of noodles or spaghetti from a store.

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First study shows how diabetes damages heart vessels and it is reversible

2017-03-23 11:25

Researchers have discovered for the first time how diabetes can cause heart damage. The finding is good news because scientists have also discovered the process is reversible.

Technical University of Munich (TUM) researchers used mouse models to confirm high blood sugar levels leads to a loss of protective cells know as pericytes.

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Hemp seed oil proven efficient in healing atopic dermatitis, says new study

2017-03-23 00:46

Scientists have found that dietary hemp seed oil helps healing atopic dermatitis, which may include: eczema or a skin inflammation that results in itchy, red, swollen and cracked skin. The reason why hemp seed oil was efficient in relieving the symptoms of atopic dermatitis, was because it raised plasma fatty acids profiles in the subjects, according to scientists.

A deficiency in essential Fatty acids like omega 3 and omega 6 has been found to be one of the rea

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2 Hair Loss Drugs Linked with Depression: Try Natural Alternatives Instead

2017-03-23 00:34

Canadian researchers have found evidence that finasteride and dutasteride can increase your risk for depression. Here's what you need to know, and some natural alternatives that can restore your hair growth.

Hair loss affects both males and females.

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Research paves the way for better treatment for children with Crohn's disease

2017-03-22 17:54

Children diagnosed with Crohn's disease could face fewer complications that requires surgery, thanks to new research. It is now possible to predict children who are at risk for developing complications of the bowel disease, which in turns means more personalized Crohn's disease treatment.

The study, published in the journal Lancet, is the result of research from the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation that sought to understand more about pediatric patients diagnosed with Crohn's

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6 Natural Treatments Every College Student Should Have In Their Dorm

2017-03-22 17:08

The first lesson students learn when they go off to college is the importance of self-care. Keeping these 6 natural treatments on hand will have them covered for everything from getting over a cold in college to relieving anxiety.

To be a college student today means to be autonomous but, over-scheduled overworked, overstressed, fatigued and frequently ill.

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Boosting your immunity with essential oils is possible

2017-03-22 03:43

Boosting your immunity with essentials oils will make more sense once you understand what parts of the body are involved in both innate immunity and adaptive immunity. So, the best way to start is to learn that in order for the body to fight diseases effectively, you need your hypothalamus to be healthy.

The hypothalamus is a portion of the brain that has an important role in immune function and metabolism of the body, because its main job

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2 Natural Alternatives to Kybella

2017-03-22 03:34

Again the FDA has approved a shortcut to weight loss. This drug is called kybella. But being a commercial pharmaceutical, kybella has its own risk of side effects. Here are two natural alternatives to kybella that can have equal effects.

What is kybella? Well, to put it simply – it's liposuction without the surgery.

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How to Embrace Clean Living with Natural Antibiotics at Home

2017-03-21 19:12

The new aged trend of clean living has been more than a simple fad that passes in time; it has become a lifestyle that millions of people seek to embrace. With clean living comes the desire to replace anything and everything in our lives that we feel could be harmful and that could be replaced by a natural counterpart without risk. While clean living may be new to many people, holistic and homeopathic medical care dates back long before modern medicine was even a thought.

With many people casting doubt on pharmaceutical companies and how much of our best interest they have in mind, the interest and desire to learn about homeopathic care has seen an even bigger rise.

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Where to buy rotisserie chicken that is gluten-free

2017-03-21 13:40

Whether you are too busy to make dinner or have to feed unexpected guests, a rotisserie chicken from a grocery store can save you time. You can find gluten-free rotisserie chickens that are safe for celiac disease.

After a long day at work, you pick up your kids from school and rush home to make dinner. You are too tired to cook from scratch, and there is nothing in the freezer that is fast or easy to make.

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Here's A Healthy Natural Foundation That Can Reverse Aging and Boost Your Skin Health

2017-03-21 10:42

If you use makeup, you could be exposing your skin to thousands of carcinogens. But did you know there are healthy makeups you can make using natural, healing ingredients? Try this homemade recipe for foundation!

Commercial makeups use pharmaceutical ingredients which can be harmful to your body.

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Breakthrough finding uncovers a simple blood test could detect cancer

2017-03-21 10:22

A breakthrough finding shows a simple blood test could diagnose cancer and help gauge the effect of treatments for the disease.

Researchers at Purdue University discovered a series of proteins in the blood that signal the presence cancer.

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Old recommendations for treatment of jellyfish stings worsens the stings

2017-03-21 09:12

Researchers say present jellyfish sting recommendations may worsen stings. They have found vinegar and heat along with Sting No More Spray and Cream works best to treat jellyfish stings.

Jellyfish stings can ruin a nice day at the beach. Following old recommendations to treat painful jellyfish stings seems to only make things worse.

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Recent studies confirm that Nigella sativa seed oil is a promising anticancer treatment.

2017-03-20 23:40

Nigella sativa is called a miracle plant since ancient times, and its also marketed as black seed oil. But only the last few decades this plant started to be scientifically investigated in the western world. Recent studies have confirmed folklore that Nigela sativa seed’s oil inhibits the growth of various types of cancer, making its oil a promising anticancer treatment.

Some of the promising studies on Nigella sativa seed oil and its anticancer activities are below:

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e-Counseling on lifestyle is a dynamic way to help control blood pressure

2017-03-20 20:54

Researchers say that lifestyle intervention leads to a 10 point decrease in systolic blood pressure. Electronic counseling, or e-Counseling, offers a very good approach for this intervention.

In many instances a healthy lifestyle can help to significantly lower your blood pressure naturally without drugs.

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3 Easy Ways to Tell If Your Body Is Toxic And The One Way To Reverse It

2017-03-20 12:47

A toxic body is not healthy. It is a body ridden with symptoms, colds, migraines, excess fat and disease. There are three signs that indicate your body is toxic and the best ways to improve health.

One of the best ways to improve health is to pay attention to the signs your body gives you.

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Auditory integration training (AIT) decreases hearing sensitivity and improves behavioural issues in people diagnosed with autism

2017-03-20 03:20

People diagnosed with autism have been shown to have two hearing related impairments. The first is called hyperacusis, which an increased sensitivity to certain frequency and volume ranges of sound. The second impairment is called tinnitus, which is the perception of sound when no actual external noise is present. Both conditions are debilitating leading to peer isolation and sound avoidance. But, Auditory integration training, which aims to re- educate the hearing process has been proven to reduce hypersensitity to sounds in autistic patients.

The hearing hypersensitiveness has been linked to an auditory input abnormality seen in people diagnosed with autism, which may b

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