Since ancient times, turmeric has been used for remedying oral ailments, among other therapeutic applications too numerous to count. Consider that plants like turmeric were first eaten for thousands of years before our species ever devised the modern day oddity of encapsulated or tableted extracts that could be swallowed without significant oral contact. It is only logical, Continue reading
As we edge closer towards Breast Cancer Awareness month, 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
It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless regeneration. Without the flame-like process of continual cell turnover within the body – life and death ceaselessly intertwined – the miracle of the human body would not exist.
In times of illness, however, regenerative processes are overcome by degenerative ones. This is where medicine may perform its most noble feat, nudging the body back into balance with foods, Continue reading
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
A new study published in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease confirms that extracts of one of the oldest plants in existence today, the ‘living fossil’ known as Gingko biloba, protects against stroke-related neurologic deficits in human subjects.
Researchers at the University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran, lead a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial, in order to assess the efficacy of Gingko biloba on functional outcome in patients with acute stroke. In order to measure functional outcome Continue reading
There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being.
- While iron is essential for human life, too much iron can cause heart disease and cancer. This is actually far more common than iron deficiency
- Checking your iron levels is one of the most important tests that everyone should have done on a regular basis as part of a preventive, Continue reading
For the first time, more than 10,000 women under 50 were diagnosed with the disease in Continue reading
Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. In fact, our five-year long research project on this sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive Continue reading
In Part I of this series, we looked at what inflammation is and how it contributes to cancer development and progression. In Part II, we examine how to discern if inflammation is an issue for you, some valuable assessments to consider to measure it, and the very specific actions you can take to lower inflammation levels that Continue reading
Turmeric is a spice derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa, a member of the ginger family. Curcuminoids are polyphenolic compounds that give turmeric its yellow color; curcumin is the principal curcuminoid in turmeric.
The results of phase I clinical trials in colorectal cancer patients suggest that biologically active levels Continue reading
If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer you can probably tell me the exact date and time when you received the news. And all you want is the same thing that any cancer sufferer wants — for life to return to normal.
Well, new research has revealed a sad and sobering truth — Continue reading
When it comes to treating Alzheimer’s disease, the general medical response is: “There is no treatment.” But here’s some promising news from researchers in Mexico who have discovered a spice that acts like a neuroprotective medicine; not only that-it’s non-toxic and inexpensive, too. If you haven’t heard about the health benefits of curcumin yet, today’s the day you’re going to find out how Continue reading
After receiving steroid injections for back pain, 34 people died and nearly 500 were injured due to a terrifying outbreak of fungal meningitis. The outbreak was traced to the pharmacy that made the tainted products.
As authorities still try to wrap their heads around exactly what went wrong, Continue reading