Astounding Number of Medical Procedures Have No Benefit, Even Harm – JAMA Study

proceduresWhat if millions of medical diagnoses, procedures, and treatments were based on, at best, questionable scientific evidence, but still performed daily, the world over, in the name of saving patients lives or reducing their suffering? A new JAMA review indicates this may be exactly what is happening.  Continue reading

Scientists Wowed by Tai Chi’s Health Benefits

tai_chiThere are good reasons for Tai Chi’s exploding popularity—its list of evidence-based health benefits is so long that many are calling this walking meditation, “walking medication”

Tai chi has grown in Continue reading

Heal Your Heart and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

heart_breast_cancer_greenmedinfoThe mind-body connection is undeniable.  Can healing your heart and your emotional wounds reduce your risk of breast cancer? 

The average human heart beats 72 times per minute, transporting blood to deliver oxygen and nutrients through miles of arteries and Continue reading

Early Menopause Linked to Chemicals

menopause_early_causesMost women probably don’t want to be rushed into menopause.  But that seems to be what’s happening thanks to our modern soup of environmental chemicals.

It’s estimated that we live in a world saturated with over 80,000 man-made chemicals.  They’re in pharmaceuticals, Continue reading

Miso Protects against Radiation, Cancer and Hypertension

saffron-215932_640Humble miso soup may have saved lives when the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.  Science now confirms miso prevents radiation injury.  It may also prevent cancer and hypertension.  Here’s why you need at least one cup a day.

When the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on Continue reading

Green Tea Helps Lower Blood Pressure, and Much More…

green teaHigh-quality tea—green tea in particular—contain polyphenol antioxidants that are recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties

Powerful polyphenols found in green tea has been shown Continue reading

Long Term Cholesterol Drug Use Doubles Risk of Breast Cancer

breast_cancer_drugsA new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention indicates that women who are long-term users of statin drugs have between 83-143% increased risk of breast cancer.[1]

The population-based case-control study utilized data from women in the Seattle-Puget Sound region, Continue reading

Confirmed Flaxseed Contains Estrogens that Regress Cancer

flaxseed-mortar-pestleFlaxseed has remarkable therapeutic properties, with over 50 potential applications in the prevention and treatment of disease, as documented in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature itself*

Flaxseed’s role in breast cancer is one of the more compelling areas of research, considering this is the #1 form of cancer afflicting women today, and that most women still equate “prevention” with subjecting themselves to annual breast screenings involving highly carcinogenic 30 kVp gamma rays — overlooking entirely the role of diet, as well as avoidable chemical exposures.

Given that flaxseed already has Continue reading

How Do Steroidal Hormones Given to Livestock Affect the Humans who Consume Them

cafoDo women get breast cancer more often when their hormones are thrown out of whack? You bet. Are those cases more severe than others? The jury is still out on that one. What about thyroid tumors and ovarian cancer – can those come from eating meat and drinking dairy from cows that are given hormones to make them fatter? Yes, those tumors can come from hormone overload. Continue reading

Flaxseed Can Prevent and Kill Breast Cancer, Meta-Analysis Reveals

As we edge closer towards Breast Cancer Awareness month,[1] one cause that most likely won’t be marketed to us is that of women taking back control of their health by consuming more cancer-fighting foods.  In years past, Smith & Wesson’s pink hand gun and KFC’s “buckets for the cure,”[2] Continue reading

Melatonin Regulates Our Cycles, Mood, Reproduction, Weight and May Help Combat Cancer

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The hormone melatonin is most known for its role in helping you sleep, but research indicates it also help protect your brain health and fight against cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and more

Melatonin appears to Continue reading

Watercress Turns Off Breast Cancer Cell Growth

Long associated with tea sandwiches and white gloves, watercress contains a powerful plant compound that may help fight breast cancer.

According to a study conducted at the University of Southampton and published in the British Journal of Nutrition and Biochemical Pharmacology, Continue reading

Flaxseed Can Prevent and Kill Breast Cancer, Meta-Analysis Reveals

flaxseed_kills_breast_cancerAs we edge closer towards Breast Cancer Awareness month,[1] one cause that most likely won’t be marketed to us is that of women taking back control of their health by consuming more cancer-fighting foods.  In years past, Smith & Wesson’s pink hand gun and KFC’s “buckets for the cure, Continue reading

New 3D Mammograms May Triple Your Radiation Exposure

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Although touted as superior, new 3D mammograms (tomosynthesis) appear to have no diagnostic advantage over standard mammograms, and pose a much higher risk Continue reading