(NaturalNews) There are all sort of reasons that people come down with a cough. This symptom can be caused by respiratory infections like bronchitis or pneumonia, a particularly bad allergic reaction, or viral infections like a cold or the flu. It can also be caused by certain medications... [...]
(NaturalNews) By now everyone has heard of hydrogen fuel cells, but few have heard of the biomedical utility of hydrogen. The process begins with a 9-volt battery electrode and some salty water, known as electrolysis. One end of the electrode, the cathode with negative charge, begins... [...]
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When it comes to costs regarding Smart Meters (SMs), the way their ‘windsock’ is blowing tells us that there’s a lot of uncertainty about consumers saving on their... [...]
(NaturalNews) Walking alongside the creek with sand squishing in between his toes, a wandering man watched as the water rippled across the rocks. Looking back at his sandy foot trail, watching it meander along the water's edge out of sight, it seemed almost as if time had been frozen... [...]
(NaturalNews) An Echinacea extract is just as effective as the antiviral drug Tamiflu at speeding recovery from flu infection, according to a study published in the journal Current Therapeutic Research.The new findings build on prior research which showed that Echinacea acts as... [...]
(NaturalNews) For patients facing a diagnosis of life-threatening cancer, the recommended cure can often be as potentially harmful to health as the disease itself. But for many of these patients, scientific research shows a natural treatment using grape seed extract may hold the key... [...]
(NaturalNews) Varicose veins are swollen or enlarged veins that occur when our valves become weak or damaged, causing blood to accumulate in them. Though varicose veins can occur in any part of our body, they are most common in the legs and thighs of aging or obese women, as well... [...]
(NaturalNews) Many people tend to assume that intestinal parasites are a Third World problem, but the truth is that they also affect millions of people in the Western world. In fact, intestinal parasites have risen to epidemic levels in the United States, with an estimated 50 percent... [...]
Effective in fighting skin cancer by infecting and destroying cancer cells as well as triggering an immune response, clinical trial shows. [...]
As the US government comes up with ever more creative stall tactics, Sri Lanka’s newly elected president, Maithripala Sirisena, has announced that the import of Monsanto’s favorite killing-tool, glyphosate, will no longer be allowed in the country.
Sirisena is a farmer and ex health minister, and blames glyphosate for rising rates of chronic kidney disease (CKD) throughout the Sri Lankan farming community.
Not only has the Sri Lankan president banned glyphosate herbicide, but stocks of alrea [...]
Nature has provided thousands of natural medicines and natural antibiotics over millennia. Most people are unaware, but most pharmaceutical medications originally came from the plants of the Earth. After they were proven effective in treating various ailments, the pharmaceutical industry then created synthetic variants which they could patent. In this way, they retained the exclusive rights to earn revenues from their patents over a specific period of time.
The point is that every medicine unde [...]
(NaturalNews) The components of coffee beans that are typically discarded are 500 times higher in antioxidant activity than vitamin C and serve as powerful prebiotics and antimicrobials, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Granada that was published... [...]
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Nature has provided thousands of natural medicines over millennia. Most people are unaware but virtually all pharmaceutical medications originally came from the plants of the Earth. After they were proven effective in treating various ailments, the Pharmaceutical Industry then created synthetic variants which they could patent. In this way they retained the exclusive rights to earn revenues from their patents over a specific period of time.
The point is that every medi [...]
(NaturalNews) Coffee, tea, soda, red wine, and soy sauce are some of the most commonly consumed substances that can stain your teeth. There are several options for removing tooth stains and they range in cost from pennies to nearly a thousand dollars. Methods used include gels, trays... [...]
by Brian Shilhavy
Health Impact News Editor
A new study out of Malaysia shows that virgin coconut oil may function better than commercial “artificial tears” products in rewetting dry eyes. The title of the study is A Pilot Study: The Efficacy of Virgin Coconut Oil as Ocular Rewetting Agent on Rabbit Eyes and was published in the journal Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, February, 2015.
Some excerpts from the study:
Dry eye is multifactorial disease of the tea [...]
by Brian Shilhavy
Health Impact News
A new study published in the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine shows coconut oil can be an effective “supportive measure” in treating aluminum phosphide poisoning.
Aluminum phosphide poisoning is described in the study’s abstract:
Aluminum phosphide (ALP) poisoning is one of the major causes of suicidal deaths. Toxicity by ALP is caused by the liberation of phosphine gas, which rapidly causes cell hypoxia due to inhibition of oxidat [...]
For decades it’s been postulated that psychedelics have valid medicinal use, and researchers at the University of Alabama at Birminghamon sought to study it further. The research team studied data on 190,000 US adults. That data showed that lifetyime psychedelic use was associated with a 19% drop in psychological distress and a 14% drop in suicidal thinking. Most importantly, there was a 29% decrease in suicidal planning as well. At the end of the day, there was a 36% lower chance of an in [...]
Would you ever think that staple condiments used at sushi bars could help treat bladder cancer? While brown seaweed is excellent at destroying lymphoma cells, a compound in brown mustard called allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) was 100% effective at keeping cancer from spreading to muscles’ cells from the bladder, and bladder cancer growth within the organ was reduced by 34% in a recently conducted experiment.
The study providing evidence of brown mustard’s effectiveness comes from Arup Bhatt [...]
(NaturalNews) A diet consisting of a variety of raw fresh vegetables is the best prevention and also a potential cure for cancer, depending on how far the cancer has progressed and how easily the body can digest and properly assimilate nutrition. Berries, grapes, broccoli, leafy greens... [...]
(NaturalNews) According to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina, meditation has been found to be beneficial for those dealing with the bothersome effects of migraines. Nineteen adults were divided into two groups where 10 of them received mindfulness... [...]
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A new study conducted in Malaysia looked at the effects of consuming high-antioxidant virgin coconut oil on mental health.
Published in the journal Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine and believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers evaluated the anti-stress and antioxidant effects of virgin coconut oil in mice with stress-induced injuries. The title of the study is “Antistress and antioxidant effects of virgin coconut oil in vivo. [...]
In a world over-run with Big Ag chemical residues and genetically modified crops (80% or more of various crops are genetically modified, it is more important than ever to learn how to potentially rid your body of these toxic creations. Below are some excellent and even enjoyable ways to rid your body of GMO toxins.
If you are vigilant about refusing GMO foods, then you are already giving yourself an enormous health boost and protecting yourself from countless potential complications that geneti [...]
(NaturalNews) A sore throat, or inflammation of the pharynx and fauces, is a common medical condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. It is usually a symptom of a viral or bacterial infection, such as the common cold, though some cases can be caused by a swollen... [...]
Researchers from the University of Auckland have discovered that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin resistance and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas. This is one of the main problems that most diabetes patients suffer from – the lack of proper insulin balance in the body.
To test olive leaf extract’s effects on diabetes, the researchers conducted a randomized, double-blinded and placebo-controlled clinical study dividing 46 overweight men into two g [...]
(NaturalNews) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been touted as great all-around remedy that boosts overall health and appearance, making it an ideal household staple. It helps balance the body's system so that optimal health is reflected both by internal and outward improvements; everything... [...]
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Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson revealed this week that the government’s own studies on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine for the elderly show that they are not only not effective in preventing the flu, but that the death rate of those vaccinated increased.
While still a reporter for CBS News, Attkisson tried to interview the lead researcher of a “mainstream” flu vaccination study they assumed would show that the flu vaccine was [...]