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It’s A Bad Day For Company Public Relations When Two People Suffer Severe Allergic Reactions On Day One Of Your New Product’s Highly Publicized Roll-out.
Troubles had just begun for the vaccine meant to save the world from the pandemic, however. Five days later, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) epidemiologist named Thomas Clark was presenting internal data on the thousands of peop
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Drug News
Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is the world’s top painkiller—and it’s considered to be a safe remedy, available in pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription. But exceed the recommended dose, and it becomes a dangerous poison, causing liver failure and
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The Seven Types Of Covid
Covid-19 infection manifests as one of seven seemingly different symptom categories—including gastrointestinal complaints that affect up to 20 percent of everyone who catches the virus. The seven categories or “forms of disease” are: 1 Flu-like sympt
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Alzheimer’s Could Be Down To A Bad Gut
Alzheimer’s disease may not all be in the head. It could be triggered by an unhealthy gut and its interaction with our nervous system, new research suggests. Brain plaques, which are characteristic of Alzheimer’s, could have their origins in the gut
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The Supplement That’s As Good As Exercise
Glucosamine supplements aren’t just good for arthritis—they can help you live longer and are as good for you as regular exercise. Taking one supplement a day for a year reduces your risk of dying from heart disease by 65 percent and premature death f
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ1 min. leídosPsychology
Cannabis Halves OCD Symptoms
Smoking cannabis can halve the severity of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms. OCD sufferers reported that their compulsive behavior fell by 60 percent and unwanted thoughts by 49 percent within four hours of smoking cannabis. Cannabis wit
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Force Of Nature
egardless of how you feel about the threat posed by the new coronavirus, or the human response to it, these last 11 months have been an ordeal. Barring the few who have benefited massively from the pandemic, nearly all the rest of us have been impact
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Natural Ways To Boost Sperm Quality
My husband and I have been trying to conceive for over a year, and we’ve just found out he has low sperm motility, with no obvious cause. Are there any effective supplements he could take or anything else he could do to improve it? T.L., via email
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Forget 98.6—one Degree Less Is The New Normal
Our bodies are getting cooler. The ‘new normal’ is more than one degree less than the standard 98.6°F (37°C), which has been considered our healthy temperature for more than 200 years. But doctors are finding that the new average body temperature is
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It’s D-day Every Day
It’s been quite a year for vitamin D. It is one of the key vitamins to protect us from Covid-19 infection, and a new study has discovered it can also block life-threatening cancers. Having good blood serum levels of the vitamin reduces our risk of de
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Alzheimer’s: Cheese Trumps Your Genes
Neuroscientists are agreed that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is strongly genetic. In other words, if your genetic card is marked, there’s little you can do about it. But a new study has discovered that a good and healthy diet can put our genes in their p
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ4 min. leídosBiology
Cutsugar, Control Thevirus
While the Covid-19 vaccine rollout grows apace around the globe, both of us are continuously astonished to see that no government or health authority has ever bothered to discuss the most basic of questions about this disease. For instance, why is it
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When The Doc’s Wrong, He’s Still Right
The doctor is right, and when he’s wrong, he is still right, and if it’s eventually determined he was wrong all along, he’ll be right again soon enough. Many a patient has come up against this wall of medicine’s dogmatic certainty, and the crying sha
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Swap That For This
Conventional cleaning products are jam-packed with toxic chemicals—from hormone-disrupting parabens and phthalates to irritating phenols and artificial fragrances—and their use has been linked to asthma, heart problems, breast cancer and more.1 Micro
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ1 min. leídosBiology
An Avocado A Day Keeps Your Gut Healthy
Eating an avocado every day is one of the best ways of keeping your gut healthy—and that has a big impact on your immune system and overall health and wellbeing. Eating the fruit at least once a day ensures there is a good diversity of bacteria in y
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Healthcare Workers Most Likely To Refuse Vaccine
Forget the general public. Vaccine hesitancy is highest among doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers, with more than half saying they don’t want to be given one of the new Covid-19 vaccines. They fear long-term side-effects from vaccines that
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Vitamin D Reduces Risk Of Deadly Cancers
Taking vitamin D supplements reduces your risk of getting deadly cancers that spread (metastasize) into other parts of the body, a major new study has discovered. The risk can be reduced by as much as 38 percent—but only if you’re not overweight or o
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ4 min. leídosBiology
TEN (more) Ways To Live To 100
Pop star Justin Bieber could live to a grand and healthy old age if a breakthrough research study is to be believed—or is that beliebed? Bieber has installed hyperbaric oxygen chambers in his home and recording studio, and that could be a wise move,
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ2 min. leídosBiology
Microbes And Immune Health
Our intestines are colonized by a vast and varied ecology of microorganisms including bacteria, viruses and fungi that all profoundly impact our immunity. In the last decade, new sequencing technologies have revealed that every one of us is colonized
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Jade’s Story
I developed ME after a nasty bout of glandular fever [Epstein–Barr virus, also called mononucleosis] at age six. I was eventually diagnosed at 11 years old, and my condition got progressively worse over the next seven years. By the time I reached my
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ2 min. leídosBiology
Mushrooms And Cancer
For more than 30 years, medicinal mushrooms have been approved for cancer treatment in Japan and China, both as a sole treatment and combined with radiation and chemotherapy. Many bioactive components in mushrooms have anticancer effects, including t
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ11 min. leídosBiology
Go With The Flow
Treating a patient for back pain in 1989 led osteopath and neuroscientist Raymond N. Perrin to the concept that there was a structural basis to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). He has since spent three decades sifting thro
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PEGylated Nanoparticles In Your Vaccine
Harold Gielow had his first allergic reaction when he was in his 20s, while on active duty aboard a US naval ship in 1983. Had he or the Navy known he had allergies, he would have been precluded from fine operations. But he’d never experienced any sy
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Most Covid Patients Are Low In Vitamin D
More than 80 percent of Covid-19 patients are deficient in vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”—and doctors believe the nutrient could protect people from the virus. The vitamin is vital for a healthy immune system and bolsters its response to infection
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A Special Body Fat That Keeps Us Healthy
A type of fat in our body—which scientists first recognized in adults only as recently as 2009—could hold the key to our health and weight. Brown fat burns energy and helps keep us warm—and keep us well. Unlike white fat, which stores calories, brown
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Fighting FSHD
Bill Moss is a man on a mission. Diagnosed with degenerative muscle-wasting disease facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) at 28, the former Macquarie executive director and founder of the FSHD Global Research Foundation has spent more than a
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Self-help Exercises
In addition to treatment from a trained practitioner, there are a number of self-help exercises that can help with lymphatic drainage. Try the following in sequence; just make sure you don’t do anything that causes pain. This gentle rotation is desig
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The Vitamins That Sneeze At The Common Cold
Respiratory infections such as the common cold and possibly even Covid-19 could be eased, and even prevented, by topping up with vitamin supplements, especially A, E and D. Eating a more nutritious diet and avoiding processed and fast food can also h
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Some Like It Hot—and They’re More Likely To Live Longer
People who sprinkle chili powder on their food add years to their lives and reduce their chances of dying from heart disease or cancer. It’s all down to the pepper’s active ingredient, capsaicin, which is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, as well
What Doctors Don't Tell You Australia/NZ1 min. leídosBiology
Nitric Oxide—natural Hand Sanitizer For The Nose?
A group of researchers from Vancouver are promoting a natural nitric oxide nasal spray that kills 99.9 percent of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 within two minutes. Dr Gilly Regev, an Israeli physician who cofounded SaNOtize Research and Develo
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