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? […]

ALZHEIMER’S PREVENTION – TESTOSTERONE AND FISH OIL TO BE TESTED IN TRIAL

February 11, 2013 by  
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Testosterone and fish oil to combat Alzheimer’s in world-first Australian trial  16.1.13 A WORLD-first clinical trial in Western Australia will combine testosterone and fish oil to try to prevent or delay Alzheimer’s disease. About 400 WA men over the age of 60 are needed for the trial, which will investigate the effects of the combined […]

WATCHING TV REDUCES SPERM COUNT

February 5, 2013 by  
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WATCHING too much television can almost halve a man’s sperm count, according to a new study. Researchers surveyed 189 American men aged 18–22 about the amount of time they spent watching television and how often they exercised during the three months prior to the survey. The researchers measured participants’ sperm concentration, motility, morphology and total […]

PESTICIDES MAY CAUSE FOOD ALLERGIES

December 5, 2012 by  
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Tap-Water Chemical May Be Linked to Food Allergy and Pesticide-treated Fruits and Vegetables May also Harbor the Compound, researchers say Certain chemicals used to purify tap water may play a role in the development of food allergies, a new study suggests. Researchers from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) noted that the […]

INCREASED HEART ATTACK RISK FOR PEOPLE AGEING TOO RAPIDLY

November 17, 2012 by  
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People who had three to four ageing signs such as hair loss and fatty deposits around the eyes had a 57% increased risk of heart attack and a 39% increased risk for heart disease compared to people of the same age who look younger, according to a new study (The Courier Mail). Consult your Naturopathic […]

IRON MAY BENEFIT CHRONIC COUGH

November 1, 2012 by  
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Iron deficiency may cause some cases of chronic cough in women, Italian researchers say. Patients presenting to an outpatient respiratory clinic with unexplained chronic cough, and later found to be iron deficient,  showed a “dramatic” improvement in their symptoms after taking iron supplements, they report in The International Journal of Clinical Practice. Although this was […]

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