DISTORTED  RESEARCH RESULTS DUE TO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST HAVE NOW BEEN PROVEN

January 18, 2017 by  
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‘Scientific research’ may not be so scientific after all.  A team of researchers has now shown that there is strong bias in research when drug companies are funding the clinical trials. Their large analysis showed that bias had occurred in the majority of the drug trials they investigated, when there were financial ties between the […]

7 ESSENTIAL THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A NATUROPATH

August 19, 2014 by  
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An increasing number of people now seek health advice from Naturopathic Physicians and Naturopaths as they become disenchanted with mainstream medicine – but how do you find the right Naturopathic practitioner? It can be confusing for the general public to find the right Naturopathic Practitioner that will have the knowledge and clinical expertise that is […]

OSTEOARTHRITIS RISK SHOWN IN FINGER LENGTH

June 9, 2014 by  
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Fingers provide information on predisposition to osteoarthritis The lower the ratio between index finger (2D) and ring finger (4D), the higher the risk of developing severe osteoarthritis in the knee leading to total knee replacement. In a study published in “Rheumatology”, scientists write that hormonal factors could also play a role. According to anthropological studies, […]

IS LEGALISING MARIJUANA PLAYING WITH FIRE?

March 31, 2014 by  
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In late 2012, the American state of Colorado introduced the legalisation of cannabis. Washington is now also considering legalising cannabis and the world is watching carefully to monitor the effects of these radical changes to their drug laws. But is the legalisation of cannabis a positive or negative amendment? When marijuana is available legally for […]

CHINESE WORMWOOD HAS PROVEN ACTIVITY AGAINST CANCER CELLS

January 20, 2014 by  
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A large amount of scientific research has shown that artemesinin, a potent compound in the Chinese wormwood plant (Artemisia annua), can kill 98% of breast cancer cells in less than 16 hours. The herb used alone caused a 28% reduction in breast cancer cells, but when paired with iron, sweet wormwood was able to eradicate […]

GUT BACTERIA LINKED TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

November 20, 2013 by  
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GUT BACTERIA TO BLAME FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS    The onset of rheumatoid arthritis may in part be mediated by gut bacteria, according to a US study that for the first time identifies a link to a specific bacterial species. Using DNA analysis to compare gut microbiota in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and healthy people, researchers […]

ADOLESCENT HEALTH AND NUTRITION

September 5, 2013 by  
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Quite dramatic physical changes take place in the body during adolescence. The most extreme of which usually occur between the ages of 15 to 18 years old. The recommended food energy requirements for boys during these years, is proportionately higher than it is for girls due to the boys greater rate of growth. Girl’s food […]

EPIGENETICS – SPERM AFFECTED BY MEN’S STRESS LEVELS

July 2, 2013 by  
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Being kinder to the father-to-be and helping him reduce his stress levels may be the key to healthier offspring. Research shows that stress has the ability to cause irreversible damage to a man’s sperm which can affect the mental health of his offspring. Read the article here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2341121/Stress-cause-permanent-damage-mans-sperm–affect-mental-health-children.html    Yours In Great Health, Sar Rooney […]

DIABETES PREVENTION

June 16, 2013 by  
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A short walk after eating significantly reduces diabetes risk in older people – while watching TV or having a snooze after eating can be dangerous for your health * Study finds quick post-meal walks as effective as one 45 minute walk a day * Lowered blood sugar for up to three hours after eating * […]

STRONG LINK BETWEEN HORMONES IN DAIRY AND CANCER

April 1, 2013 by  
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STRONG LINK BETWEEN HORMONES IN DAIRY AND CANCER Some studies have linked high intakes of dairy to an increased risk of breast cancer and other forms of cancer. But others have found no connection, and even a reduced risk. The question is, which one’s are unbiased studies and which one’s are sponsored by the dairy industry? […]

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