(NaturalNews) Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes even in people of healthy weight, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cambridge University and published in the British Medical Journal.The study also found an... [...]
(NaturalNews) Following their recent legalization of recreational marijuana use, a handful of U.S. states are turning their attention to the business of regulating marijuana agriculture. And those regulators have made some shocking discoveries: Dangerous pesticides are being used... [...]
(NaturalNews) Even with all the progress that has been made in cancer detection and treatment in the last few decades, there is still a long way to go. Even with all the money that gets poured into cancer research, this disease remains the fourth leading cause of death in the United... [...]
If you look at the sales for drugs like Zoloft, Lexapro, and Prozac, you start to see a significant rise in the number of people using antidepressant drugs over the years.
A new study shows that about 69% of people who use antidepressants don’t meet the criteria for clinical depression, but are likely simply experiencing sadness from various hardships.
Additionally, about 38% of people using antidepressant or antipsychotic drugs didn’t meet the criteria for any psychiatric disorders [...]
The internet worships cats in a way that rivals the ancient Egyptians. In 2014 alone, more than 2 million cat videos were added to YouTube with 26 billion views collectively. That’s a lot of people watching cat videos! People seem to love it.
Now, a study out of Indiana University proves that watching cat videos boosts your overall energy and improves your mood. The study was lead by assistant professor Jessica Gall Myrick and involved nearly 7,000 people being surveyed about their cat vid [...]
A unique type of pitcher plant has developed a novel way to attract bats using an ultrasound reflector. Pitcher plants traditionally gain nutrition by... [...]
(NaturalNews) A resilient and courageous heart will set a template for wellness inside, and the answers will come to them, in faith, from nature, from within. People who have struggled with their own health problems and overcame them through personal study and implementation have... [...]
What if indulging in your favorite raspberries, blueberries, grapes, and other fruits this summer could help you to burn stubborn stores of fat? Well, that may just be possible, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Obesity.
The study examines how a substance known as resveratrol, which is found in many fruits, induces a “brown-like adipocyte formation in white fat through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase or α1.” In other words, eating two or three se [...]
(NaturalNews) A newly published study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that conservatives tend to be more able to exert self-control than liberals, which is one reason why they might be better dieters.As reported by the Los Angeles Times, researchers believe... [...]
Still think GMOs and their non-GMO counterparts are equivalent? Think again. Unlike GM corn, non-GMO corn doesn’t cause sterility. A new study released by Egyptian scientists found that rats fed a GMO diet suffer from infertility, among other health issues.
Researchers from the Food Technology Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Anatomy and Embryology, and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt, have found that several unsavory changes occur whe [...]
The Rosetta spacecraft has found what appears to be patches of ice on the surface of comet 67P. The probe, which became the first spacecraft in histor... [...]
Bill Stephenson got the surprise of his life when he found someone's ashes buried beneath his lawn. The 70-year-old, who had lived at his house in Co ... [...]
By Aaron DykesThere were some “major” disclosures about 9/11 on the part of the CIA in the last few days.They just released a previously hidden 2005 agency investigation into the September 11 attacks.It acknowledges the suppression and meddling about what really happened, but vehemently denies any wrongdoing on the part of the agency, of the Saudis – implicated in key redacted documents – further kicking the can down the road for eventual surfacing of the real truth.In the short term, [...]
(NaturalNews) Efforts by the vaccine mafia to manipulate more parents into vaccinating their children are failing, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The first randomized trial to evaluate how "better communication" between doctors and their patients affects... [...]
(NaturalNews) Breastfeeding is the healthiest option to give your little one the best start in life. The benefits go way beyond providing basic nutrition. In addition to providing all the vitamins, nutrients and immune-building substances a baby needs, researchers at the University... [...]
(NaturalNews) There's more trouble in GMO paradise as a popular genetically engineered trait bred into some strains of transgenic corn is reportedly losing its ability to ward off certain pests. Researchers from North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Clemson University have found... [...]
(NaturalNews) It isn't difficult to find research demonstrating the health benefits of curcumin. Studies have shown that this yellow-colored curcuminoid, which is the main active compound in turmeric, can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and cognitive decline... [...]
Obesity has long been linked to stress. Specific types of stress can contribute to the body’s response of gaining weight as a defense mechanism. In a recent study, researchers have found that sounds of traffic could cause stress to spike to the point where the body starts ‘laying down more fat’ because it thinks it is in a crisis where food may be scarce.
People gain weight for a variety of reasons; some conscious, others unconscious. The mismanagement of stress is one of the [...]
(NaturalNews) Metropolitan cities continue to swell across the U.S. as millions flock to densely populated regions seeking employment and hoping for a better quality of life. As urban life continues to grow more popular (especially in the New York metropolitan area), so does the risk... [...]
If you listened to the mainstream media, you’d probably think marijuana is the worst drug around:
Well, that might not be the case. According to a new study by a team of international researchers:
“The results confirm that the risk of cannabis may have been overestimated in the past,” the report reads. “At least for the endpoint of mortality, the [margin of exposure] for THC/cannabis in both individual and population-based assessments would be above safety thresholds (e.g. 100 fo [...]
"Halliburton and KBR 'knowingly made, used or cause to be made or used, false records or statements to get false or fraudulent claims paid or approved by the government.'" [...]
(NaturalNews) Popular heartburn drugs available over-the-counter as well as by prescription can double the risk of acute kidney failure, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and published... [...]
(NaturalNews) The real drug addicts in America today aren't out on the street begging for spare change; they're driving their children to soccer games, working in corporate offices, playing bingo in nursing homes, and attending church services weekly. Regular, everyday citizens, it... [...]
(NaturalNews) Freshwater sources worldwide are so heavily contaminated by pesticides that 80 percent of sediment tested at levels that exceed the maximums set by government regulators, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Koblenz-Landau and published... [...]
(NaturalNews) Herbicides commonly used for both agriculture and home can induce antibiotic resistance in equally common disease-causing bacteria, according to a study conducted by researchers from Mexico and New Zealand and published in the journal mBio."Every day you see in the... [...]
Scientists from the Harvard Medical School have called on the FDA this week to alert the public about a substance showing up in certain categories of dietary supplements. Known as beta-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA) this organic compound is a positional isomer of the class of drugs known as amphetamines. It was first isolated in the 1930’s, but its safety in humans has never been studied.
More than a year ago, the FDA first detected BMPEA in supplements containing Acacia rigidula, a perenn [...]
(NaturalNews) New research has shown a connection between breastfeeding and intelligence. Many mothers choose to breastfeed to bond with their baby, to provide optimum nutrition and for the convenience, but the lifetime effects go beyond this. Most people, researchers and doctors... [...]