Category Archives: GastroIntestinal

Can you say conflict of interest? Synagro, nation’s largest biosludge producer,

Did you know that the nation’s largest producer of repurposed toilet waste, aka “biosolids,” is owned by an investment group that also main

Having “noisy knees” increases your risk of developing osteoarthritis,

People who hear grating, cracking, or popping sounds in or around their knee joint — clinically known as crepitus — might have an increased likel

Medical investigation uncovers massive bribery ring of “kickback” paym

Many patients receive health care from doctors who get incentives from drug firms and medical device companies, according to a study in the Journal of Genera

Certain inflammatory markers found to be triggered by inadequate levels of vitamin D

A study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science showed that vitamin D deficiency leads to an increase in inflammatory markers. This was determined by

Shocking international study reveals that adolescents who eat fast food are 40% more likel

A study has revealed one more reason to stop eating fast food: it is linked to the “the rising prevalence of asthma and allergies, especially among chi

INSANITY: Mustard gas chemotherapy FEEDS cancer instead of fighting it

Are you looking to fight and beat cancer or feed it and be defeated by it? You’d better make up your mind, and fast. Most Americans, upon finding out t

Why you should start drinking lemon tea every day

Lemons are zesty citrus fruits rich in vitamin C. When your nose is stuffy or if your throat is sore because of a cold or the flu, you can drink some lemon t

Clinical massage and guided imagery are low-cost alternatives to treating anxiety and inso

A massage can help improve your flexibility, relieve pain, or reduce pain caused by various factors. Now, according to a study, both clinical massage and gui

Reduce symptoms of Parkinson’s with thiamine

A study from the University Studies Abroad Consortium in Italy found that thiamine, a B-vitamin found in beans and whole grains, can alleviate symptoms of Pa

7 reasons to eat an apple a day

As the famous saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But have you ever wondered how it does this? According to studies, there are many ways throu

Wheat bread made from fine oat powder is more nutritious

It turns out, to make great bread, you have to turn to…statistics. In a study that appeared in CyTA – Journal of Food, researchers from Poland found th

Blood pressure medication RECALLED after it was discovered to be mislabeled

Imagine suffering from a debilitating health condition that can only be managed with the help of prescription medication. Now, imagine trusting that medicati

Saffron reduces symptoms of postpartum depression

A study published in the journal Pharmacopsychiatry suggests that saffron may be an effective alternative for improving the symptoms of postpartum depression

Natural remedies for a sore throat

Sore throats are caused by bacterial or viral infections in the throat and tonsils. They usually accompany the common cold or the flu. If you are suffering t

Fight stress with this ancient Chinese herb

A study has shown that the Chinese herb XingPiJieYu (XPJY) helps mitigate the effects of chronic unpredictable stress (CUS) and alleviates depression-like sy

Important acupressure points for optimum kidney health

Your kidneys play an important role in the elimination of toxins from your body. If you eat an unhealthy diet or if you are regularly exposed to pollution, t

Could the cure for Alzheimer’s be found in myrobalan?

Myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) holds potential as a natural treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, which is one of the most common severe neurological diso

Sushi lovers, rejoice: Wasabi can help prevent cancer

If you’ve eaten sushi, you might have noticed that your meal usually comes with a green paste called wasabi (Japanese horseradish). Not everyone likes

People who lack DHA are more prone to anger and hostility, studies show

If you find yourself in a crabby mood most of the time, it could be your body’s way of telling you that you’re not getting enough of a specific n

Aster herb found to inhibit growth of cancer cells

If there’s one thing almost everyone is afraid of, it’s cancer. This disease is a major cause of concern since it remains to be one of the bigges