There is plenty of research that indicates that the unnaturally accelerated aging process associated with modern living and/or natural environmental exposures such as excessive ultraviolet radiation (photo-aging) can be slowed. In fact, over 150 natural substances have been indexed on aging in the GreenMedInfo.com project with Continue reading
Despite a strong and vocal opposition, genetically engineered Roundup-resistant alfalfa was approved in late 2011. Conventional alfalfa farmers were concerned that their conventional alfalfa would be contaminated through cross-pollination
When Roundup Ready alfalfa Continue reading
If you or someone you love is facing the possibility of cancer or chemotherapy, make sure they read this story. Breakthrough new science conducted at the University of Michigan and about to be published in the journal Nature reveals that intestinal health is the key to surviving chemotherapy. Continue reading
Most milk substitutes such as soy milk, almond milk, hemp milk, etc. are thought to be good alternatives to whole milk, especially for lactose intolerant people. These ‘milks’ come in different flavors, and their packaging gives us the distinct impression that drinking alternative milks promises to create lasting health. Milk alternatives even taste divine. However, some of them contain carrageenan, Continue reading
A favorite herbal medicine of the ancients, peppermint leaves have been found in Egyptian pyramids dating back to 1,000 BC. Modern scientific investigations have now confirmed that this remarkable plant has over a dozen healing properties.
In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, Continue reading
A shocking new study finds that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, “…may be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment,” capable of contributing to a wide range of fatal human diseases.
A new report published in Continue reading
Few people are familiar with the term nightshades, and many will be surprised to learn that consuming foods from this plant group may be contributing to their pain and inflammation. Nightshades belong to the Solanaceae family which includes over 2,000 species. They also include some of the most popular foods consumed today; Continue reading
You’ve patted yourself on the back for always choosing low-sugar sweets, thinking you’re doing wonders for your health by avoiding the sugar nightmare. But did you know that low-sugar foods contain sweeteners that can actually be more harmful to your health than Continue reading
- What’s normal and what’s not when you look into the toilet after using it? You can learn a great deal about your overall health by taking a look at your stool and noting its color, size, shape, consistency, odor and other features
- Your toileting habits, such as your frequency of elimination and the ease with which you move your bowels, can provide additional clues to your health status
- If you know what to look for, you may be able to detect health problems early enough to stop them in their tracks, including serious diseases like celiac disease, Continue reading
The digestive health benefit of umeboshi – pickled plums – has been used in Asian culture for hundreds of years.
The ume plum is closely related to the apricot and is part of the Prunus mume family. Continue reading
You may be familiar with some of the health benefits of mint tea. Continue reading
Probiotics have been all the rage for helping with digestive problems associated with irritable bowel syndrome and malabsorption syndrome. Now a dose of these so-called “friendly” bacteria may have a role to play in protecting your body against the effects of aging.
Researchers in India have discovered that probiotic yogurt may have Continue reading
David Grainger Raises very nicely (but does not answer!) the question of orphan drug pricing. James Your comments caused me to do some math, and trying to figure out just where and how long the “break even” point lies with the drug.
Last night, NPS Pharmaceuticals announced that it was pricing Gattex, its drug for short bowel syndrome, at $295,000 per patient per year, Continue reading