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Invention eats air pollution

November 25, 2016

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Is there a room sized version ? U-Earth Biotechnologies, is one of a handful of companies worldwide seeking to combat smog by, essentially, digesting it. The 10-foot tall cylinder, part of a demonstration project in Turin, contains a strain of bacteria that can consume car exhaust, sulfur dioxide from coal plants and other airborne nasties. […]

Type 2 Diabetes cure: Lose a gram of fat from the pancreas

November 21, 2016

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Type 2 diabetes is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas – and losing less than one gram of fat through weight loss reverses the diabetes, researchers from Newcastle University, UK have shown.  … Type 2 diabetes is a long-term condition caused by too much glucose, a type of sugar, in the blood. In a […]

A pill that dissolves steadily over 2 weeks

November 17, 2016

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The end of daily medication is on the horizon after scientists invented a pill which steadily releases drugs over two weeks. Experts are hopeful it could help people stick to inconvenient drugs regimes, particularly the elderly or those with dementia or mental health problems who struggle to remember to take their medicine. The capsule looks […]

Scientists extend lifespan of lab mice by 40 percent

January 14, 2016

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Scientists have discovered a way to extend the lives of lab mice by 40 percent and suggest that it could one day be used as a treatment to boost human lifespans. In a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the researchers show that increasing levels of a […]

Guess my fasting blood sugar

December 1, 2015

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Here’s a clue: The three readings taken quickly with three different meters pictured below are all from the same drop of blood this morning. A normal fasting glucose is 80 to 99, an impaired fasting glucose is 100 to 125, and anything over 125 is diabetic. Are the meters really that are bad? Do some […]

Meditation Improves Brain Function

June 6, 2015

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There is mounting evidence from researchers at leading research institutions about the benefits of meditation for brain health and function. One of the latest series of studies, from researchers at Harvard, was explained at length in the Washington Post. The short story – meditation improves brain function and grows the brain in important ways. Sara […]

Mind/Brain: Withdrawal makes quitting harder

May 27, 2015

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Dan Mager, MSW writes:   A common misconception shared by many people, including those with addiction, their loved ones and friends, and even some medical and behavioral health professionals, is that soon after the offending substances are out of the body (upon completion of detoxification or acute withdrawal), life will get noticeably better and “normal” functioning […]

Genetically engineered virus ‘cures’ patients of skin cancer

May 27, 2015

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 … A genetically engineered virus has ‘cured’ patients of cancer for the first time in a breakthrough which raises hopes of an end to chemotherapy. In a worldwide study which was led by the Institute of Cancer Research in the UK, scientists showed that the new treatment allowed some patients with skin cancer to live […]

Woman sees dragon faces

May 22, 2015

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A 52-year-old woman whose rare condition was reported in The Lancet suffered from hallucinations that caused her to see human faces as dragons. “She could perceive and recognize actual faces, but after several minutes they turned black, grew long, pointy ears and a protruding snout, and displayed a reptiloid skin and huge eyes in bright […]

Researchers: Ten Percent of Ozone Pollution in California is from Asia

April 8, 2015

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Approximately 10 percent of ozone pollution in California’s San Joaquin Valley is estimated to be coming from outside of the state’s borders, particularly from Asia, according to preliminary research presented today, March 31, by the University of California, Davis. Secondhand smog from Asia and other international sources is finding its way into one of the […]

Daylight Savings Time Is Rough on Your Health

March 15, 2015

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I had the few days around Daylight Savings Time are one of the prime times for hospitals to be busy, in my experience. Do you have a healthy way to deal with the stress of changing your sleep hours? The research is quite clear on the health effects of this meddling with time. In short, […]

Gut microbes predict undernutrition

March 3, 2015

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Gut microbes may predict whether or not children will suffer undernutrition as they grow, according to a study with twins in Malawi. Tens of trillions of microbes live in the gut, where they synthesize vitamins and process nutrients in the diet to keep the body healthy. These microbes and their genes, collectively known as the […]

REWARD: 1st to answer this question earns cash money

March 2, 2015

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I need a real answer, an answer that I believe does exist, but one that the company that makes the product about which I have the question could not or would not give me. The correct answer could save lives and a lot of suffering. It might also end a global scam to defraud the […]

The Great Blood Glucose Meter Conspiracy (GBGMC)

February 27, 2015

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If you are on insulin or other medications, don’t do anything stupid based on what I’m about to propose. Consult your doctor. Okay. What if your glucose meter is lying to you? I mean beyond the typical complaints about the FDA allowing meters to be 20% (plus or minus – that’s a huge 40% spread) […]

Camel milk for diabetes (or impaired fasting glucose)

February 16, 2015

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I tried some raw US camel milk yesterday (about 1 pint around 6 pm) and this morning had my first normal blood sugar in a while 87, as compared to the past three days before that where I was around 113-114 with one crazy reading of 142 fasting. I had read that camel milk can […]

Broken heart, avoiding the reaper

January 27, 2015

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I’ve been grieving the loss of my fiancé for the last nine months. The last three nights in a row, chest pains that feel like my heart have awakened me. At random times I feel her calling me to join her on the other side. “In time, Love, in time,” I say.  I still have […]

How to become pre-diabetic overnight

January 14, 2015

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As far as we know at this time insulin sensitivity is a great indicator of overall health and long life. Research suggests that insulin resistance (where your cells ignore insulin and glucose stays in your blood instead of being taken up by your cells for energy) is caused by many things in junk foods along […]

Hoxsey: The “Quack” who Cured Cancer

December 29, 2014

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What was the formula?  Wikipedia says this: Hoxsey herbal treatments include a topical paste of antimony, zinc and bloodroot, arsenic, sulfur, and talc for external treatments, and a liquid tonic of licorice, red clover, burdock root, Stillingia root, barberry, Cascara, prickly ash bark, buckthorn bark, and potassium iodide for internal consumption.[17] In addition to the […]

Common blood pressure drug reverses diabetes in mice

November 25, 2014

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Boycott these products to stay healthy

November 22, 2014

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What is your fitness age?

November 14, 2014

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A 60 year old can have the fitness age of a 30 year old… Or the other way around. I’m currently 10 years younger than my physical age. Try this free test to calculate your fitness age: https://www.worldfitnesslevel.org After the test, follow the link to the interval training recommendations and see if you can improve […]

Patients being disappeared from hospitals in US?

October 24, 2014

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A Missouri medical professional disclosed on today’s episode of the Alex Jones Show that doctors he’s friends with at other hospitals have seen patients exhibiting … symptoms, such as extreme hemorrhagic bleeding, and that those patients were promptly ushered away to “God knows where.” … Dr. James Lawrenzi, who holds a medical degree in Medicine […]

New hope for diabetics from babies who make too much insulin

October 17, 2014

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16-Jan-2014 Targeting a cell cycle inhibitor promotes beta cell replication One of the factors underlying the development of type 2 diabetes is loss of β cell mass, resulting in decreased insulin production. Once lost, β cell mass cannot be restored. In contrast, infants with focal hyperinsulinism of infancy exhibit rapid expansion of the β cell […]

Government launches two nights of spraying residents (and mosquitoes) with poison in Yolo County

August 7, 2014

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A government aircraft flying low at about 300 feet sprayed for hours last night, Aug 6, 2014, and will be spraying again tonight, Aug 7, 2014, during a four hour window 8 PM to approximately midnight, covering about 22,000 acres. If you saw the plane, you would not see an apparatus for spraying connected to […]

Ebola virus outbreak, epidemic is out of control

June 24, 2014

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The deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has hit “unprecedented” proportions, according to relief workers on the ground. “The epidemic is out of control,” Dr. Bart Janssens, director of operations for Doctors Without Borders, said in a statement. There have been 567 cases and 350 deaths since the epidemic began in March, according to […]

A map of human problems

June 21, 2014

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I want something I can’t find on the net: a visual interactive map of human problems and where we are along the various paths to solutions. I want everyone to be able to interact with it, add to it, vote on it! We have all this information, so organize it! Who can help? Google? I […]