Wednesday, February 22, 2017

More time walking means less time in hospital, new study proofs it’s right

In my practice as a GP, I have been impressed by a few energetic and active 80 year olds who remain in good health while many their age have succumbed to various chronic diseases. So in 2005, when the University of Newcastle established a large...

I took vaccines all the time but there’s something wrong, Robert De Niro on vaccine safety

Robert De Niro still can’t fully support vaccination. “Where is the science?” he asked in an interview on “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson.” ______ “Here’s what we have from all these studies and here’s what they have so it seems like something is not right,” the 73-year-old...

Aluminum actually plays a role in most – if not all – cases of Alzheimer’s, study

Aluminum actually plays a role in most - if not all - cases of Alzheimer’s, stydy
Aluminum is everywhere: it contaminates vaccines, it’s in a variety of medications, baby products, cosmetics, and it’s even in the food you eat. And like several other metals, it isn’t really all that great for the human brain (or the rest of the body). ______ Even...

Apple cider vinegar can help on balance blood sugar and improve diabetes

Apple cider vinegar (ACV), the kitchen staple made from fermented apples, has a long history as a folk remedy for numerous conditions ranging from curing hiccups and alleviating cold symptoms to making your hair shine, whitening your teeth, and freshening your breath. ______ Some people even...

Bad news for Australia: Study suggest that extremely dangerous fire weather will become increasingly prominent

Extremely dangerous fire weather will become increasingly prominent in Australia and the Mediterranean, an Australian study has found. The study, published by the University of Tasmania (UTAS) on Tuesday, assessed 23 million landscape fires globally between 2002 and 2013 and focused on 478 of the...

Next piece of lost history: Archaeologists discovered the 12th Dead Sea scrolls cave, dated 2,000 years ago

Next piece of lost history Archaeologists discovered the 12th Dead Sea scrolls cave, dated 2,000 years ago
Archaeologists excavating a cave in the Dead Sea announced Wednesday they had discovered the 12th cave that held scrolls from the Jewish Second Temple, a period dated to some 2,000 years ago. ______ The rare parchments were looted in the mid-20th century, presumably by local shepherds,...

Climate change in Arctic influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world

Climate change in Arctic influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world
Warming in the Arctic appears to be exerting an influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world, according to a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature Climate Change. ______ The study, conducted by an international team of researchers, found...

Toxic pollutants in the Arctic threat to polar bears, leading to pseudo-hermaphrodites and brain damage: study

Toxic pollutants in the Arctic threat to polar bears, leading to pseudo-hermaphrodites and brain damage study
Toxic pollutants in the Arctic poses great health threats to polar bears, leading to pseudo-hermaphrodites and brain damage, a recent study has showed. ______ Analyzing the effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) on species in the Arctic, researchers at the University of Milano Bicocca in Italy...

Scientists identified the mechanism linking malaria in pregnancy to low birth weight babies

Scientists identified the mechanism linking malaria in pregnancy to low birth weight babies
Researchers from the Burnet Institute and the University of Melbourne believe the discovery could enhance the hopes of survival in the 85 million pregnancies exposed to malaria globally every year. ______ Philippe Boeuf, the lead researcher on the study, said that placental malaria is a major...

As a “milestone” – Irish Health Minister published a scientific report on cannabis for medical use

As a milestone - Irish Health Minister published a scientific report on cannabis for medical use
Irish Health Minister Simon Harris on Friday published a scientific report on cannabis for medical use, which he described as a "milestone" in the development of policy on medicinal cannabis. ______ At the launch of the report, Harris said the government has decided to "establish an...

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