Health

Turmeric Wonder Spice? Compound In Common Spice Encourages Brain Repair

Could the key to dealing with degenerative diseases and brain damage be locked away in a common household spice? Some researchers think so, and they’re betting that a big push behind turmeric will lead to treatments that will save lives. At the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine for Germany’s Research Centre Juelich, scientists are experimenting with the spice turmeric to ...

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Cancer Fighting Berry Discovered In Australia? Studies Confirm It Makes Tumors Disappear!

A cancer fighting berry has been discovered in Far North Queensland, Australia. A team of scientists has thoroughly studied the cancer fighting properties that are found within a particular berry that is found nowhere else in the world. The eight-year study, according to a report confirmed by ABC News Australia, has been led by Dr. Glen Boyle of the QIMR ...

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Could You Be Ignoring Important Diabetes Symptoms?

Over 29 million Americas have been diagnosed with diabetes. While the numbers rise each year, it has been estimated that there are more than 8 million Americans who are battling diabetes undiagnosed and who are ignoring the diabetes symptoms that they are having which could lead to more serious health problems and diabetes complications, even death, if untreated. Diabetes symptoms ...

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Patients Have Been ‘Waking Up’ During Surgery, Surprisingly Pain Isn’t The Worst Part Of The Experience

Surgeries can be a pretty nightmarish experience. The mere thought of being cut open and operated by a surgeon is enough for most people to cower in fear and seek alternative treatment methods. Now imagine “waking up” while a surgeon operates on you. Though it sounds horrific, the biggest-ever study of this phenomenon is shedding light on what such an ...

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Your iPhone Could Be Making You Fat Overnight, Here’s How

Only a complete technophobe would deny that iPhones can be useful for a whole range of activities and leisure pursuits, but it might alarm you to know that smartphones in general are also quite effective at making people fat — quite literally overnight. Here’s some food for thought: The next time you leave your iPhone, iPad, or one of the ...

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Winter Is Coming: Four Ways To Avoid Winter Depression

Scientists are still trying to understand why the onset of Winter brings with it a sense of depression. One common factor of those who suffer from what is called Seasonal Affective Disorder – or SAD – is that they are particularly sensitive to the reduction or absence of sunlight. Martin Downs, MPH, writing on the WebMD website explains that researchers ...

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Teen Invents Sock Device That Could Save Alzheimer’s Patients’ Lives

A 15-year-old boy won the Scientific American Science in Action Award via the Google Science Fair for inventing a simple device that could save the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Kenneth Schinozuka of New York received $ 50,000 in the contest for his invention of a wearable sensor that detects when an Alzheimer’s patient stands up. According ...

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For The First Time, Someone Has Contracted Ebola Outside Of West Africa

For the first time, a person has contracted the Ebola virus outside of West Africa — a nurse working at a Madrid hospital where two other Ebola patients were treated after contracting the disease in Africa, CNN is reporting. The unnamed nurse was part of a team that treated two Ebola patients — missionary Manuel García Viejo and priest August ...

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Two Sisters Seized By Phoenix Hospital, Mother Ordered Not To Talk – Another Medical Kidnapping?

In a case that is chillingly similar to the Justina Pelletier case, two preteen sisters have been seized from their parents’ custody by CPS and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. In just five months in state custody, the oldest has lost 25 percent of her weight. The sisters are being used without their parents’ consent for genetic research. While their mother fears ...

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Are You A Coffee Addict? Science Lets You Blame Your DNA!

Coffee addicts rejoice! No more must you suffer those disapproving looks from co-workers as you make your fifth trip to the coffee pot. Never again can your spouse complain when you order a quad-shot venti at Starbucks. Now you’ve got DNA on your side. A huge DNA study by the Harvard School of Public Health has found that your genes ...

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