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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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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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The top three essential oils that will treat herpes simplex virus related infections

2017-03-16 21:47

There are 8 types of herpes viruses that infect only humans, but the most commonly found in herpes related viral infections are: herpes simplex virus type 1 and herpes simplex virus type 2. Type 1 causes sores in the mouth, while most genital herpes cases are caused by type 2. The World Health organization estimates that Over 3 billion people are infected with herpes simplex type 1. However, there are natural ways you can treat yourself against infections caused by herpes simplex virus.

The top three essential oils proven to have strong effects against the Herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2 are: saldalwood, chamomile and tea tree oil.

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Using chlorine to treat water may carry cancer risks. So what can you do to protect yourself?

2017-03-10 21:48

Most countries worldwide disinfect their water with a chemical called chlorine. Treating water is a common practice to avoid waterborne diseases or parasitical infestations. However using chlorine to treat water is causing more harm than good in the long run, according to studies.

The problem is that when chlorine is added to water reservoirs, it chemically reacts with other organic compounds and forms what is called trihalomethanes (THM's).

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5 natural ways, scientifically proven, to counter toxoplasmosis infection

2017-03-08 20:37

Toxoplasmosis infection has been linked with many neurological disorders and is the leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A recent study on the global burden of latent toxoplasmosis infection, found that this parasitical disease is becoming a global health hazard, as it infects 30–50% of the world human population.

The Toxoplasma gondii parasite is the causer of toxoplasmosis infection and it has a complex life cycle. But, its most dangerous life cycle is when it enters an extra-intestinal stage.

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Why Should Hospitals Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Use To Fight Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms

2017-03-08 09:32

Reducing antibiotic use in intensive care units by even small amounts can significantly decrease transmission of dangerous multidrug-resistant organisms, according to new research published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. The results support the call to action for hospitals to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use as a response to concerns about antibiotic resistance.

Reducing antibiotic use in intensive care units by even small amounts can significantly decrease transmission of dangerous multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs), according to new research published

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Get rid of parasitical infestation with this ancient oil

2017-03-06 15:22

Myrrh oil has been mentioned in ancient texts and has been used by many non- western cultures for thousands of years. Recent clinical trials have unveiled that the reason for that, is because Myrrh oil has healing properties, something ancient cultures knew all along.

Researchers have found that humans and animals can benefit from consuming Myrrh oil to combat parasitic infestations, which are known to cause

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Diet for COPD Includes Lots of Fruits and Vegetables

2017-02-24 14:36

Those affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD may want to include certain fruits and vegetables into their daily diet.

COPD is a progressive disease – meaning it gets worse over time – that causes difficulty breathing due to changes in the lung tissue.

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Researchers Pinpoint One Mechanism Explaining Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

2017-02-22 02:08

Harvard and MIT joined forces to study antibiotic resistance. Here's one of their findings.

Researchers from both Harvard and MIT undertook a study to further understand the underpinnings of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotic

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Radio Frequency Technology damages Plant DNA in 48hrs and is carcinogenic, new research reveals

2017-02-21 03:29

Scientists revealed in a new study, the damaging effects of Radio Frequency exposure through the use of cell phones and laptops. In this experiment, researchers exposed 150 healthy dry seeds of chickpea, which were distributed in two petri plates, and each plate was placed at distances of 1 inch to cell phone and laptop for 24 and 48 h. This simple experiment revealed that all radio frequency exposure inhibits seed germination percentage.

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Treatment for multiple sclerosis resets the immune system

2017-02-19 12:04

Researchers at the Imperial College London are exploring a new treatment for multiple sclerosis that resets the immune system.

A clinical trial funded by the UK MS Society, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Centre, and by the European Blood and Marrow Transplant Autoimmune Disease Working P

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Chinese Plant Artemisia Annua Effectively Serves as Malaria Treatment

2017-02-17 21:10

Artemisia annua, also known as sweet wormwood, has been used as an effective Malaria treatment for thousands of years in Chinese Medicine. Now, western scientists have found that ingesting Artemisia, in its natural form, is more effective than the synthetic drugs commonly used to treat the infection.

Microbiology scientists at University of Massachussets,‬ tested wether there is a better way to consume Artemisia plant, in order to treat Malaria.

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The recent findings on Turmeric’s anti-aging effects

2017-02-16 15:28

Recent studies have observed in animal and human trials that Turmeric’s natural chemical knows as Curcumin, (the yellow pigment from the rhizoma of Curcuma longa), exerts powerful anti-oxidant, photo-protective and anti - inflammatory activities. This leads scientists to believe that curcumin has anti-ageing effects.

Curcumin safety

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Natural Treatment For Psoriasis Unlinks The Condition To Type 2 Diabetes With Unlimited Healing

2017-02-15 08:41

A recent study linking psoriasis to Type 2 Diabetes doesn't say a natural treatment is the only thing that effectively unlinks them.

According to a recent twin study, there’s a genetic link between obesity, psoriasis and diabetes.

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Grape Seed Extract (GSE) proven to be a new treatment for Haemochromatosis

2017-02-14 20:07

Recent research has suggested that conditions caused by Haemochromatosis can be improved by simply taking GSE as a dietary supplement.

The “secret” is that GSE is packed with polyphenols, including gallic acid, catechin, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and proanthocyanidins.

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The One Natural Food That Cures Acid Reflux and Reverses Type 2 Diabetes

2017-02-11 15:14

Celery doesn't only cure acid reflux, and reverse Type 2 diabetes, but has many other phenomenal health benefits and is one of the most humble, yet powerful, natural healing treatments on earth.

By now you may have heard the untold truth that Type 2 Diabetes isn’t only an affliction of the pancreas, but a liver issue.

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How Liposuction Treats Fox-Fordyce Disease

2017-02-10 15:05

Did you know that liposuction is used for more than just cosmetics? It can treat various disorders. One disease it can treat is Fox-Fordyce disease.

In 1902 George Henry Fox and James Addison Fordyce described a new disease as the chronic itching of the axilas (armpits) that l

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How Diet Cheat Days May Harm Your Health

2017-01-25 11:58

Many diet plans these days include a cheat day - but this shouldn’t be a free pass to go overboard on fatty foods. Too many of these may negatively affect liver function.

We all need a day where we can be free of worry from “bad” foods – a holiday, a special occasion, or even just a day when we need to de-stress.

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Therapy May Improve Daily Functioning with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2016-12-14 13:17

Adding therapy to other lifestyle changes can help improve symptoms in those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic condition that affects the large intestine. It can cause abdominal cramping, bloating and a change in bowel habits.

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Being Sedentary Makes You More Susceptible to Damage from Ozone

2016-12-07 13:58

Ozone in the air we breathe can harm our health in many ways. Some of us are more susceptible to the damage than others – including those of us who do not get enough exercise.

So what exactly is ozone? It is a gas composed of three atoms of oxygen (O3). Just like cholesterol, ozone can be either good or bad.

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Breath test in the works could eliminate finger sticks, diagnose diabetes

2016-12-06 18:07

University of Oxford researchers are on their way to developing a portable device that could take the sting out of diabetes monitoring and even monitor blood sugar levels.

The device is much like an alcohol breathalyzer that detects byproducts of sugar metabolism on the breath. The portable machine detects acetone that forms when the body breaks down sugar.

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Should You Try Curcumin for Psoriasis?

2016-11-27 10:11

Psoriasis is one of the more frustrating skin conditions, as it can be challenging to treat and cause embarrassment. Along with conventional over-the-counter and prescription medications, there is evidence that the herbal remedy curcumin can be effective for treating psoriasis.

Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease because the body’s white T cells are prompted into action when they should not be, and the result is uncontrolled inflammation and rapid growth of skin

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stop Environmental Trigger of Lupus

2016-09-30 13:53

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.

With autoimmune diseases, the immune system that normally protects us from “invaders” turns on us and produces antibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

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How to Protect You and Your Pet From the Bubonic Plague

2016-09-15 18:33

It's that time between summer and Fall. During this transitional time, it's not too hot out and the weather is ideal for long walks with pets. Although it's great to spend time in nature – you should be aware of the increased risks of fleas getting on your canine friend!

It's getting nicer out and you're happier to go on longer strolls through the woods with Spot. But in tall grass and where deer frequent lay fleas in waiting.

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Supplement May Help Improve Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2016-09-13 14:10

Lifestyle and diet changes may be very helpful to those who suffer from IBS, including (potentially) the addition of a supplement called Berberine.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a functional gastrointestinal disorder that affects about 10-15% of the population.

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