HEALTH LIBRARY

  1. Revealed: Secret Biochemical Mechanism Of Chang Shan, An Ancient Traditional Chinese Antimalarial Herb

    Revealed: Secret Biochemical Mechanism Of Chang Shan, An Ancient Traditional Chinese Antimalarial Herb
    One by one, the many mysterious secrets of traditional Chinese medicine are slowly being revealed. Western health experts are already familiar with acupuncture and acupressure. The ancient practice of qi gong is becoming ever more popular among Americans. Now it’s the turn of Chang Shan, an herbal medicine that has been used for thousands of years in China to treat...
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  2. The Emerging Role Of Nanoparticles In The Development Of Rheumatoid Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Diseases

    The Emerging Role Of Nanoparticles In The Development Of Rheumatoid Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Diseases
    If you’re one of those people who always believed that pollution from car exhaust, smoking and dust was bad for your health, you’re absolutely right! New research by scientists at Trinity College Dublin shows for the first time that exposure to nanoparticles may lead to the development of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. This study also identified new targets for...
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  3. What is The Diabetes-Cholesterol Connection and Why is it Important?

    What is The Diabetes-Cholesterol Connection and Why is it Important?
    According governmental guidelines for managing cholesterol as set forth by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP), people with diabetes are in the “highest risk” category. That’s because heart disease accounts for the majority of diabetes-related deaths. Sadly, an American Diabetes Association survey found that 60 percent of people with diabetes do not feel at risk for cholesterol problems. Yet research...
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  4. Multivitamins are Crucial for Optimal Health

    Multivitamins are Crucial for Optimal Health
    America is one of the most overweight, yet undernourished countries in the world. We take in far too many calories, but not enough nutrients. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than one-third of Americans eat two or more fruits per day and a mere 27 percent eat vegetables three or more times a...
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  5. Meditation Rewires Your Brain

    Meditation Rewires Your Brain
    Did you know that your behavior can fundamentally change your brain…even heal and ‘rewire’ it to a surprising degree? Not too long ago, experts were convinced that the brain was fully formed after childhood and gradually declined in our middle to later years. However, new research clearly shows that meditation and other forms of relaxation can not only change your...
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  6. Anxiety And Chest Pain In Children - Cause Or Effect?

    Anxiety And Chest Pain In Children - Cause Or Effect?
    Unlike adults, chest pain in children is as or more likely to be caused by psychological factors than physiological ones. This has been confirmed by a recent University of Georgia study, in which children diagnosed with non-cardiac chest pain showed higher levels of anxiety and depression than their healthy peers. While the observed levels of anxiety and depression weren't so...
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  7. Prostate Health: 7 Things You Should Know

    Prostate Health: 7 Things You Should Know
    According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common malignancy among American men and it is the second leading cause of deaths from cancer.  Recent ACS statistics estimate 192,280 cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed this year and 27,360 men will die from the disease. Most cancers are diagnosed in men over the age of 65...
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  8. 5 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

    5 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism
    Get Enough Sleep!  Proper sleep ensures good energy levels and helps in the process of building muscle, which boosts the metabolism.  Most people need from seven to nine hours of sleep each night, but a good rule of thumb is this:  if you feel well rested, then you are getting adequate sleep. Chill Out!  Anxiety causes an influx of stress...
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  9. Top Ten Superfoods: Introducing the Superberries

    Top Ten Superfoods: Introducing the Superberries
    1. Black Cherry is famous for its ability to reduce pain and inflammation...so much so that studies tell us that these same compounds found in Black Cherry may also reduce the risk of colon cancer. 2. Raspberry has been shown to be high in antioxidant power, and a warrior against disease.  This superberry helps to fight heart disease, improve vision...
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  10. Boost the Immune System with Infection-Fighting Foods

    Boost the Immune System with Infection-Fighting Foods
    Boost the Immune System with Infection-Fighting Foods. Take advantage of the following natural foods when battling a cold or flu:   Try the BRAT Diet.  Immediately following stomach flu, it is best to consume fluids and broths.  On day two, try BRAT.  Commonly used for children with upset stomachs, this natural remedy of bananas, rice, applesauce and dry toast really...
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