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 […]

CALCIUM INTAKE LOWERS THYROID RISK IN WOMEN

October 23, 2012 by  
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A small dose of calcium can significantly decrease a woman’s risk of developing primary hyperparathyroidism, American researchers say. In a study of 58,354 women, aged 39-66, over 22 years, researchers from the Harvard Medical School found a daily supplement of at least 500 milligrams of calcium more than halved the risk of developing hyperthyroidism, and […]

RESEARCH INDICATES SLEEPING PILLS CAUSE CANCER

October 14, 2012 by  
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Each Little Zolpidem Pill Increases Your Cancer Risk The sleeping tablet zolpidem – marketed as Stilnoct and Ambien – increases the risk of cancer. According to a Taiwanese study of more than 14,000 users of zolpidem, each day that you use the sleeping tablet, you increase your chance of developing cancer. Many people who use […]

SHINGLES ON THE RISE

October 13, 2012 by  
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The number of cases of shingles in Australia doubled between 2000 and 2010, according to Australian Prescriber and infectious diseases specialists are recommending early management with antivirals and analgesia to reduce the incidence of postherpetic neuralgia. Naturopathic Medicine Practitioner, Sar Rooney’s, comment: In the last few years I’ve also seen an increase in Shingles cases […]

LOW VITAMIN D LINKED TO HIGHER CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

October 7, 2012 by  
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Largest Epidemiologic Study to Date Links Low Vitamin D to Cardiovascular Risk September 26, 2012 (Copenhagen, Denmark) — There is a firm association between low levels of vitamin D and higher rates of ischemic heart disease, MI, and early death, according to the largest epidemiological study to date to examine this issue [1]. And the […]

FUTURE SCIENCE: BREAST CANCER TESTING MAY BE POSSIBLE WITH BLOOD TEST

October 3, 2012 by  
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BLOOD TEST HOLDS PROMISE FOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING 2.10.12 Rada Rouse Medical Observer   A SIMPLE blood test could in future replace the mammogram to screen for breast cancer, researchers say. Cancer Research UK is pumping more than £1 million ($1.6 m) into a project to investigate whether a blood test can distinguish between women […]