Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse

Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse

Natural Health News — Poor sleep quality and peptic ulcer disease are both major public health problems that affect the physical and psychological wellbeing of older adults.

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

In this study, the researchers hypothesized that consuming whey protein could increase muscle weight gain in rats subjected to a resistance exercise program by inhibiting oxidative stress caused by high-intensity resistance exercise.

The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy

The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy

Dr. Ros Watts is a clinical psychologist at Imperial College London who guided patients through a trip for a recent trial looking at the effects of magic mushrooms on depression.

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Since poor quality of life is linked to worse cancer survival rates, this calls for policy changes to improve access to care for sexual minority cancer survivors.

AOC asks pharma CEO why $2,000 HIV drug costs just $8 in Australia: 'People are dying for no reason'

AOC asks pharma CEO why $2,000 HIV drug costs just $8 in Australia: 'People are dying for no reason'

New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a simple question for the head of a major drug company : why should a $2,000 HIV treatment be available for just $8 in Australia?

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Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer. New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease.

Low humidity of winter reduces resistance to influenza, Yale researchers say

Low humidity of winter reduces resistance to influenza, Yale researchers say

The study specifically shows the impact of low humidity on the mechanics of the immune system and might explain the correlation of lower absolute humidity and the increase in flu-related deaths.

Homeopathy effective for 0 out of 68 illnesses, study finds

Homeopathy effective for 0 out of 68 illnesses, study finds

Professor Paul Glasziou, a leading academic in evidence based medicine at Bond University, was the chair of a working party by the National Health and Medical Research Council which was tasked with reviewing the evidence of 176 trials of homeopathy to establish if the treatment is valid.

The Only Supplements You Need For Excellent Health

The Only Supplements You Need For Excellent Health

If you buy the right brand, (Rosita) you’ll be getting all of the essential, hard-to-get nutrients for optimal health in one place and in the right ratios , which is Vitamin A, Vitamin D3, Omega 3 fatty acids and Iodine. Liver is probably the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting food out there.

Avoiding Summer Health Pitfalls

Avoiding Summer Health Pitfalls

While many of us are thrilled that we’ve reached the end of the cold weather and are looking forward to the chance to spend more time outdoors, there are certain pitfalls that can definitely put a damper on our summer enjoyment.

The truth behind the woman who ‘woke up’ from a vegetative state after 28 years

The truth behind the woman who ‘woke up’ from a vegetative state after 28 years

Just like these journalists – working to a tight timeframe – I relied on The National ’s report to try to contribute to the public discussion of Ms Abdulla’s case.

Medicinal cannabis: Legalised yet impossible to access

Medicinal cannabis: Legalised yet impossible to access

Drugs available on the NHS are often a source of great controversy and provoke discussion about the affordability of medicines, their effectiveness and the ethics of providing or denying access to particular patient groups.

Lower Blood Pressure With a Small Dietary Change

Lower Blood Pressure With a Small Dietary Change

The study, which took place at the Pennsylvania State University in State College, found that eating more walnuts is associated with a reduction in blood pressure and a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease.1 The subjects were 45 overweight or obese men and women, ranging in age from 30 to 65.

Health Canada allows more religious groups to import psychedelic ayahuasca

Health Canada allows more religious groups to import psychedelic ayahuasca

Health Canada has granted more special exemptions to religious groups in Ontario and Quebec to import a controversial hallucinogenic brew. Most volunteers confirmed seeing or being surrounded by a brilliant light, mirroring reports of so-called near-death experiences in which people claim they felt a sense of inner peace and an out-of-body sensation of passing into another realm.

Hypertension and Job Stress and Poor Sleep…Oh My!

Hypertension and Job Stress and Poor Sleep…Oh My!

And if you’ve got stress at work (who doesn’t these days) and poor quality sleep, it’s even more necessary to reduce that high blood pressure because, according to new research, having all three together just might be deadly.

Saffron: The New Miracle Spice for Healthy Vision?

Saffron: The New Miracle Spice for Healthy Vision?

Like saffron, lutein and zeaxanthin provide powerful antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals and protect the macula and delicate structures of the eyes from damage.[11,12].

Sunscreen chemicals easily absorbed into the bloodstream

Sunscreen chemicals easily absorbed into the bloodstream

Maximum plasma levels of the chemicals it tested for – avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and, in one sunscreen, ecamsule – were well above the level of 0.5 nanograms per millilitre (ng/mL) at which FDA guidelines call for further safety testing.

Home Remedies In Your Kitchen

Home Remedies In Your Kitchen

Gargle a solution of warm salty water for sore throat relief, or use it to rinse your mouth for help in cases of inflamed gums. Drinking warm, unsweetened black tea can improve gum health.

Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

Any general tai chi class will help with these issues, as long as the form practiced is gentle enough for your limitations. By the end of the study, those who had taken tai chi had twice the level of antibodies to shingles, on average, compared to those who took just the health classes.

Antibiotics: How beneficial side effects are starting to come to light

Antibiotics: How beneficial side effects are starting to come to light

Protective doses of antibiotics have been tested for children with HIV, malnutrition and high infection risk with clear health benefits in some conditions and no improvement in others.

How long does the brain remain conscious after decapitation?

How long does the brain remain conscious after decapitation?

This suggests that while their heart may not be beating, their brain is certainly aware of what is going on around them, even though they displayed none of the clinical signs of consciousness. Other studies have shown activity in the brain 30 minutes after the heart has stopped beating.

One Mystical Psychedelic Trip Can Trigger Lifelong Benefits

One Mystical Psychedelic Trip Can Trigger Lifelong Benefits

The second paper (that in my opinion complements Edinger-Schons “oneness beliefs = greater life satisfaction” hypothesis) is by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, “Survey of Subjective "God Encounter Experiences": Comparisons Among Naturally Occurring Experiences and Those Occasioned by the Classic Psychedelics Psilocybin, LSD, Ayahuasca, or DMT,” and was published April 23 in PLOS ONE.

Elderberry compounds help minimise flu symptoms

Elderberry compounds help minimise flu symptoms

The researchers study showed that compounds from elderberries can directly inhibit the virus’s entry and replication in human cells, and can help strengthen a person’s immune response to the virus.

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

The study, published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum , looked at the impact of acupressure on symptoms that frequently accompany fatigue in this population: chronic pain, anxiety, depression and poor sleep.

Lots of Hot Air: Bathroom Hand Dryers

Lots of Hot Air: Bathroom Hand Dryers

Likewise, drying your hands on your clothing, which about 41 percent of us do, is unsanitary.2And finally, like me, most people—about 75 percent—prefer paper towels to hot-air dryers.3. “Hand dryers can blow fecal material onto your hands, a study found—and the researchers are now switching to paper towels.” 13 April 2018.

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

But a 2014 study published in the Journal of Hospital Infection was even worse.8 After swabbing the beards of 408 male hospital workers, researchers found that their beards were so sterile that clean-shaven men were a full three times more likely to carry dangerous bacteria on their faces.

Obesity and Brain Shrinkage

Obesity and Brain Shrinkage

The study, which was conducted at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, found that obese people appear to experience greater shrinkage in their brain tissue than normal-weight folks, and the changes often start to occur during middle age.1 These results are based on an investigation that included more than 12,000 men and women living in the United Kingdom.

6 Benefits of Frequent Coffee Enemas for Physical and Spiritual Health

6 Benefits of Frequent Coffee Enemas for Physical and Spiritual Health

The combined effects of: Reducing congestion of the internal organs Enhancing lymphatic drainage Reducing autointoxication Neutralizing harmful frequencies in the body Enhancing and balancing the liver and large intestine meridians Improved activity of the energy centers Helps speed up spiritual development, or the growth of the subtle human energy fields, or Merkaba in Hebrew.

Why the type of pollen makes all the difference for allergy sufferers

Why the type of pollen makes all the difference for allergy sufferers

However, while these forecasts focus on the level of all pollens in the air, people suffer from allergic reactions to different types of pollen.

Malaria vaccine: the latest breakthrough is far from a cure

Malaria vaccine: the latest breakthrough is far from a cure

After more than three decades of work and almost $1bn (£750m) in investment, GlaxoSmithKline and its partners are ready to deploy a vaccine for malaria , the mosquito-borne disease that kills almost half a million people each year.

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