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  • Fermented red clover eases menopausal symptoms
    Researchers say that fermenting the herbal remedy first increases its bioavailability and its effectiveness at relieving hot flushes. It may also have a role to play in preserving bones.... Read more »
  • Get kids outdoors to prevent nearsightedness
    Daily exposure to outdoor light is beneficial for children in multiple ways; now new research shows it can help promote healthy eye development and reduce the risk of myopia.... Read more »
  • What’s behind the house dust link to obesity?
    A pioneering study from the US has shown that hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in house dust can trigger fat cells to accumulate more fat.... Read more »
  • New cure for insomnia – feeling useful
    The deep connection between mind and body is highlighted in a study showing that a greater sense of purpose in life can cut sleeplessness due to sleep apnea and restless legs by more than half.... Read more »
  • Household chemicals linked to chronic disease in men
    Men regularly exposed to chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure.... Read more »
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  • Study: Yoga helps back pain among veterans
    Those who completed a 12-week yoga program had better scores on a disability questionnaire, improved pain intensity scores, and a decline in opioid use, a study that included 150 veterans with chronic low back pain found. The findings jibe with those from two past clinical trials involving non-veterans.... Read more »
  • Tai chi may help prevent falls in older and at-risk adults
    An analysis of published studies indicates that tai chi may help reduce the number of falls in both the older adult population and at-risk adults.... Read more »
  • Elderly yoginis have greater cortical thickness
    Scientists in Brazil have imaged elderly female yoga practitioners' brains and found they have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain areas associated with cognitive functions like attention and memory. The results suggest that yoga could be a way to protect against cognitive decline in old age.... Read more »
  • Acupuncture may not be effective in treating infertility
    Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to an international team of researchers. The finding casts doubts on previous smaller trials that have suggested that acupuncture may improve reproductive function in women affected... Read more »
  • Older adults who take five or more medications walk slower than those who take fewer medications
    The ability to walk well is a sign of independence and good health for older adults, for example, and it may be affected by the use of multiple medications. Although healthcare providers know that some treatments can slow or hamper an older person's ability to walk, little is known about... Read more »
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    Alternative Medicine News -- ScienceDaily

  • Study: Yoga helps back pain among veterans
    Those who completed a 12-week yoga program had better scores on a disability questionnaire, improved pain intensity scores, and a decline in opioid use, a study that included 150 veterans with chronic low back pain found. The findings jibe with those from two past clinical trials involving non-veterans.... Read more »
  • Tai chi may help prevent falls in older and at-risk adults
    An analysis of published studies indicates that tai chi may help reduce the number of falls in both the older adult population and at-risk adults.... Read more »
  • Elderly yoginis have greater cortical thickness
    Scientists in Brazil have imaged elderly female yoga practitioners' brains and found they have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain areas associated with cognitive functions like attention and memory. The results suggest that yoga could be a way to protect against cognitive decline in old age.... Read more »
  • Acupuncture may not be effective in treating infertility
    Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to an international team of researchers. The finding casts doubts on previous smaller trials that have suggested that acupuncture may improve reproductive function in women affected... Read more »
  • Older adults who take five or more medications walk slower than those who take fewer medications
    The ability to walk well is a sign of independence and good health for older adults, for example, and it may be affected by the use of multiple medications. Although healthcare providers know that some treatments can slow or hamper an older person's ability to walk, little is known about... Read more »
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  • White Camphor Oil: The Purest Camphor Oil
    What Is White Camphor Oil? White camphor oil (Cinnamomum camphora) is a potent essential oil with a number of health benefits. This essential oil comes from the camphor tree, which is native to Asia, specifically in Japan, Taiwan (Formosa) and China. It was initially widely cultivated only in China, but... Read more »
  • How Video Games Affect Your Brain
    By Dr. Mercola Video gaming is an incredibly popular pastime in the U.S., with more than 150 million regular users, defined as those who play at least three hours a week. In fact, the majority of U.S. households (65 percent) are home to at least one person who plays video... Read more »
  • Depressed and Anxious Patients Receive More Than Half of All Opioid Prescriptions
    By Dr. Mercola According to Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids kill patients more frequently than any other medication used for nonfatal conditions.1 Back pain has been identified as one of the most common reasons for receiving a prescription for... Read more »
  • Shocking Discovery — Organic Mac ‘n’ Cheese May Contain Plastic Chemicals
    By Dr. Mercola Food is one of the foundational pillars of good health, providing your body with the energy, vitamins, essential fats and proteins needed to thrive. Eating a variety of whole foods helps provide you with nutrients for good health. One of the leading risk factors to disability is... Read more »
  • Should You Microwave Your Underwear?
    By Dr. Mercola Washing your clothes may not be as harmless as you might imagine. Detergents deposit toxic chemicals in your washing machine, on your clothes and into the environment. However, on the opposite side, wearing clothing riddled with bacteria and soaked in sweat is not a healthy answer either.... Read more »
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  • Osteomyelitis Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
    What is Osteomyelitis? Osteomyelitis is an infection of a bone. Many different types of germs (bacteria) can cause osteomyelitis. However, infection with a bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus is the most common cause. Infection with a fungus is a rare cause. The long bones of the leg (femur, tibia and fibula)... Read more »
  • Neuromyelitis Optica Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
    What is Neuromyelitis Optica? Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), previously known as Devic’s disease, is a central nervous system disorder that primarily affects the eye nerves (optic neuritis) and the spinal cord (myelitis). Now known in broader terms as neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, NMO occurs when your body’s immune system reacts against... Read more »
  • Multidrug Resistant TB Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
    What is Multidrug Resistant TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by a germ called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is spread through the air when a person sneezes, coughs, or breathes. Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is resistant to at least two of the main “first-line” drugs used to treat TB.... Read more »
  • Importance of Low Cholesterol Diet and its Some Cooking Tips
    When we eat saturated fat to much it increases our cholesterol level. Research how that reduces of saturated fat and replace it with everyday foods which contain more unsaturated fat and Low Cholesterol Diet can improve our cholesterol level. Fat and replacing it with everyday foods that contain more unsaturated... Read more »
  • Myiasis Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
    What is Myiasis? Myiasis is defined as the invasion of live vertebrates (humans and/or animals) with dipterous larvae. In mammals (including humans), dipterous larvae can feed on the host’s living or dead tissue, liquid body substance, or ingested food and cause a broad range of infestations depending on the body... Read more »