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|7/30/2013 - There are over five thousand species of mammals on planet Earth, but only one of them is insane. It also turns out there is only one species of mammal that intentionally poisons itself (and its children) by injecting toxic, neuro-damaging chemicals into most members of the species. That species is,...|
|7/29/2013 - A new study by The University of South Florida has found that low doses of the active ingredient in magic mushrooms repairs brain damage caused by extreme trauma, offering renewed hope to millions of sufferers of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).
The study confirms previous research by Imperial...|
|7/13/2013 - Welcome to the "People's Farmacy." No prescription needed. More proof that food is medicine.
Do you want to maintain or increase your mind power despite aging? Here are a few proven brain boosting nutrient dense fruits that may surprise you.
An apple a day is actually a good ideaAn apple a day...|
|7/11/2013 - I recently interviewed Cynthia Perkins, M.Ed., author and expert on addictions. Cynthia's knowledge of brain chemistry as it relates to addictions is worth understanding, given that this kind of information is rarely available in conventional addiction treatment.
What follows are Cynthia's words.
|7/9/2013 - Rosemary's delightful fragrance combined with its pungent taste has convinced many avid cooks to use it in various dishes, including soups and sauces. It is historically known to improve memory by increasing blood flow to the brain and head, which by extension also helps improve concentration. Rosemary...|
|7/7/2013 - It certainly will come as no surprise that eating processed junk food is detrimental to your health. Few people may realize though that sugary sweet foods and highly processed wheat fortified breads, pasta and sweets actually change brain metabolism in a similar manner to opiates and narcotics. This...|
|7/2/2013 - Stress management techniques like meditation, yoga, and deep breathing can enhance the body's ability to handle and recover from stressors like chronic disease, work stress, or relationship stress. These practices bring the body in to a state of relaxation, dominated by the parasympathetic nervous system....|
|6/28/2013 - After landing myself in some pretty hot water over the past few days running an online social media experiment, I've decided to halt the test and disclose what we've been doing here at Natural News. Yes, it's true: We've been running a social media "stress test" to find out whether internet users could...|
|6/26/2013 - Research proving the importance of gut bacteria for the immune system and mental and emotional health has gone viral lately. It started as a ripple slightly over a decade ago, and now it's becoming a tsunami of evidence.
The ancient concept established in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine...|
|6/25/2013 - In this article, I'm going to reveal how transhumanism is a dangerous, irrational death cult shrouded in the language of geeky cybernetics. In fact, the entire idea that you can "upload your mind to a computer" is complete junk science quackery, as you'll soon see.
In case you're new to the term,...|
|6/25/2013 - Breastfeeding improves brain development in newborns. New research published in NeuroImage reported that babies fed with breast milk showed more white matter growth in their brains. These are the areas of the brain that deal with emotions, motor ability and learning language. Those mothers not able...|
|6/16/2013 - More than just a modern cultural fad, mindfulness meditation is increasingly proving to be a powerful healer both emotionally and physically. As evidenced by an accumulation of scientific research on the subject, mindfulness meditation has been shown to help repair damaged neurons in the brain and form...|
|6/15/2013 - Large daily doses of B vitamins may protect vulnerable populations from the brain shrinkage and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from Oxford University and published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in May.
|6/12/2013 - It's very likely there is no other more single internationally researched herb than turmeric's curcumin. Curcumin is the active ingredient of the food spice turmeric, which has been commonly used mostly in curries throughout Asia for centuries.
A recent study in India seems to have given a remedy...|
|6/12/2013 - A significant number of people believe that memory loss, inability to learn new concepts and the risk for vascular dementia (mini strokes leading to cognitive impairment) are a natural part of aging. Nothing could be further from the truth. As a society we are so conditioned to witness aging adults...|
|6/10/2013 - The number of people suffering from Alzheimer's dementia worldwide currently totals 30 million, with new cases expected to triple by the year 2050. What has changed over the past 50 years to account for such an epidemic rise in this once extremely rare disease, now being diagnosed more increasingly...|
|6/8/2013 9:36:11 PM - The local pharmacy is promoting memory and mood-enhancing drugs. The advertisement says "if coffee is a socially acceptable drug, then why not this?" This is the age of instant gratification with a huge debate in tow about the ethics of peddling and consuming drugs for just about anything and everything.
|6/8/2013 - Alzheimer's disease is pathologically characterized as a reduction in brain volume, commonly referred to as shrinkage, as well as amyloid protein tangles that prevent efficient communication between neurons by altering chemical and electrical signaling. Fortunately, many natural nutrients (curcumin,...|
|6/2/2013 - Anti-aging is one of the major concerns among "baby-boomers" and others as well. This is bad news for social security and other pension plans, but it can't be helped. Everyone wants to stay young forever.
If not actually youthful, at least spared the ravages of debilitating health issues and dementia...|
|6/1/2013 - Bacopa monnieri, also called brahmi, is a thick-leafed herb that favors wet and muddy locations in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and southern parts of the United States. It is characterized by its green leaves and white flowers, and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries thanks to its considerable...|
|5/31/2013 - Medical nutrition scientists have written volumes that show how the nutrients from the foods we eat daily alter our genetic structure as well as the metabolism of every one of the trillions of cells in our body. Neurons in the brain are particularly susceptible to an accurately-delivered array of nutrients...|
|5/29/2013 - The brain neurotransmitter dopamine activates the metabolism helping the body establish a healthy weight. Additionally, dopamine helps the brain generate sufficient energy to run the body. It stimulates the heart, regulates the flow of information through our brains, controls movement, and allows humans...|
|5/23/2013 - The human brain contains an extensive network of special receptor sites that modulate nervous system function only when activated by the appropriate cannabinoid compounds, many of which are found in abundance in the marijuana plant. And emerging research continues to uncover the unique role these cannabinoids...|
|5/6/2013 5:03:53 AM - A study reported by scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York announced that they have found the region of the brain responsible for aging and can target it to increase longevity in mice. The research, published in the journal Nature, reported that the hypothalamus, the area...|
|5/5/2013 - Positive health benefits abound in the multi-colored flavonoids found in all berries, especially blueberries and strawberries. Nutrition experts and a wealth of scientific reports show that berry consumption lowers levels of dangerous inflammation within the trillions of cells throughout our body, and...|
|5/3/2013 - You probably know enough about neurological excitoxins such as aspartame and MSG to avoid them, right? If not, plug in those terms in the NaturalNews search window at the top of the site's page and explore NaturalNews archives.
Those are the bad guys. Let's proceed with a list of the good guys.
|4/28/2013 - If you want to look where America is headed, look no further than the recent activist video released by Mark Dice. He attempted to gather signatures for a petition that demanded America become a Nazi-style Orwellian police state, complete with forced mercury injections of children and door-to-door gun...|
|4/27/2013 - It's odd that studies are being done to "prove" certain medical arts have positive effects even after they've proven beneficial over centuries. This seems to be the case with Traditional Chinese Medicine's (TCM) and its most widely practiced methodology, acupuncture.
A meta-analysis is an overarching...|
|4/23/2013 - Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative brain condition that comes with a multibillion-dollar per year cost to the American public, and its takeover doesn't seem to be slowing down. It is estimated that in 2013 alone, Alzheimer's disease will cost Americans more than $200 billion. With its prevalence...|
|4/8/2013 - Imagine a society where your brain can be scanned to see if you are a danger -- because the scan can predict that you are likely to commit crime. This may sound like a sci-fi movie but the brain scanning technique already exists, according to a new study conducted by the Mind Research Network (MRN)...|
|4/6/2013 - It's amazing how coconut oil has recently been acknowledged for the healthy oil that it is after having been vilified for decades as a heart attack oil. Now it's been discovered to boost even brain health.
Defaming coconut oil saturated fat was part of the 1950s creation of low and no fat foods,...|
|3/28/2013 - Fructose fails to trigger activity in regions of the brain associated with feelings of fullness and satiety, according to a preliminary study conducted by researchers from Yale University and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In contrast, consumption of glucose leads directly...|
|3/27/2013 - The health effects of our friendly bacteria of our gastrointestinal tract are rarely fully understood by most in the medical field, and even less appreciated by the general public.
The population's minority of health conscious consumers do understand the intestinal flora's digestive importance. As...|
|3/26/2013 - Researchers believe that vitamin D3 acts to protect an aging brain and boost overall memory and cognitive function. This is thought to be done by increasing levels of protective antioxidants, increasing key hormones and suppressing a hyperactive immune system that can inflame the neurological circuitry....|
|3/22/2013 - Most people have their own particular styles of music they enjoy. Music is one of the greatest joys of mankind and it is effective at simulating the brain and enhancing learning. Listening to music stimulates the whole brain through diverse neural circuitry that stimulate better brain metabolism. Listening...|
|3/10/2013 - A shocking new cell phone radiation study conducted on New Zealand adolescents and their cell phone usage asks the question, "Are children at increased risk of brain tumors already?" The conclusion of the study is even more shocking than the question because it implicates all children who use cell phones....|
|3/10/2013 - For thousands of years, the human race has benefited significantly from the consumption of fresh coconut and its many derivatives. Coconut water, coconut flesh, and coconut oil all possess unique nutritional profiles that make them superior healing foods. And coconut oil in particular has gained considerable...|
|3/10/2013 - The European Union has approved funding for a project designed to build a robotic brain, the first stepping stone toward constructing robotic humans (androids).
"Robots will challenge the way we feel about machines in general," said robotics researcher Danica Kragic of KTH Royal Institute of Technology...|
|3/7/2013 - You can prevent (and reverse) dementia, Alzheimer's disease, ALS, multiple sclerosis, plus many other neurodegenerative disorders by eating coconut-related foods. This is not just a "health nut" making these claims - it's all backed by scientific research and touted by many natural healthcare professionals...|
|3/6/2013 - Aerobic exercise doesn't just build muscle, it also builds mass in key brain areas and improves cognitive performance, says Art Kramer of the University of Illinois. Kramer presented the results of his research into the relationship between physical fitness and cognition at the 2013 meeting of the American...|
|3/5/2013 - Got milk? A better question would be: Got seizures, migraine headaches, brain tumors or depression? If the dairy industry has its way, a major cause of these disorders in the form of aspartame could soon be a common ingredient in the milk supply. Bear in mind this is the chemical that has been linked...|
|3/3/2013 - A recent study published in the Polish journal Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis raises new and pertinent questions about the intensifying link between mercury toxicity and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Far from being the definitively debunked hoax that the mainstream media and so-called "skeptics"...|
|3/2/2013 - Our Brains are under siege from all angles. From the dumbing down of the education system, toxins and hormones in food and water, the covert reduction of people's attention spans and information saturation, to endless stimulant induced peaks and troughs - times are hard for your grey matter. Over stimulated,...|
|2/24/2013 - Nightmares, out-of-control aggressive behavior, extreme sadness and passivity, confusion, hallucinations, mania, brain damage, suicide, homicide---these are just a few central effects of psychiatric drugs.
Read the staggering statistics reported by Robert Whitaker, the author of Mad in America: "The...|
|2/22/2013 - Excitotoxins, as they are appropriately named, are supposed to enhance flavor and excite your taste buds, but this "class" of chemicals overstimulate neuron receptors, which are what allow brain cells to communicate with each other. This causes a firing of impulses at such a rapid rate that they become...|
|2/22/2013 - The Obama administration has just announced a far-reaching 10-year program to map the human brain down to the last neuron of activity.
So let's begin with this:
"The mind is not a material object at all. The mind is not the brain."
If you made that statement to a modern neuroscientist, the...|
|2/20/2013 - New research funded in part by the U.S. government has finally proven that all those corn industry-funded commercials that claim high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the same thing as table sugar, and that your body cannot tell the difference between the two, are patently false. According to the data,...|
|2/20/2013 - According to the figures, some 20 million Americans either suffer themselves from Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia, or have a family member who does. And as the current generation of "baby boomers" ages into its senior years, this figure is only expected to increase dramatically. But...|
|2/19/2013 - First they map your brain. And by you, I mean everybody.
President Obama has just greenlighted a 10-year Manhattan Project for the human brain. I warned it was coming years ago.
The new billion-dollar enterprise is called BAM, the Brain Activity Map project. The fact that DARPA is one of the agencies...|
|2/18/2013 - Meditation isn't only a way to relax or a throw-back to the 1960s when the Beatles first made the practice popular in the U.S. In fact, in recent years, mainstream scientists have published several studies showing that mindfulness meditation, which is centered on being aware of the present moment by...|
|2/18/2013 - A recent study, presented on February 15, involving 16 pregnant women, divided evenly between obese and lean subjects, conducted at the Mother Infant Research Institute (MIRI) at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, "found that fetuses of obese women had differences in gene expression as early as the second...|
|2/17/2013 - I've been forcing myself to read gushing statements about the march of artificial intelligence (AI) and how, in the near future, we will have "the source code of the brain," and computers will be able to do whatever the brain can do, except much, much faster.
I've been reading about the day when...|
|2/14/2013 - Child abuse comes in many forms, and can result in serious and permanent health conditions such as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), a type of brain damage that typically afflicts children younger than one-year-old. But the cause of such abuse is not always physical trauma as many experts claim -- pediatricians,...|
|2/7/2013 - Low energy, poor memory and attention deficit disorders are at epidemic proportions in our modern society. Weakened brain function affects all areas of our life including, business productivity; interpersonal relationships and overallperspective. It's no wonder that depression is linked to a sick brain.
|2/2/2013 - Although their genetic underpinnings differ, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease are all characterized by the untimely death of brain cells.
What triggers cell death in the brain? American neurologists and sleep experts suggest in a recent study that rapid eye movement...|
|1/29/2013 - The brain depends upon specific nutrients in order to function with peak capacity. There are certain nutrients that are challenging to get from our diet and lifestyles. These nutrients can be supplemented through whole food based sources. These are some the most specific nutritional supplements for...|
|1/10/2013 - Do you wake up in the morning with a headache or breathing problem? If so, don't wait for conventional medicine to help solve the problem - you'll be disappointed with the results. Fortunately, there is a simple, natural solution for chronic headaches plus many other health problems.
Learn how poor...|
|1/8/2013 6:36:35 PM - Brain fog, or cognitive dysfunction, is an increasingly common condition in today's society. It is characterized by a lack of mental clarity and poor concentration, and almost everyone has suffered from it at some point in their lives. Due to the subjective nature of brain fog, however, it is often...|
|12/27/2012 - The conventional fight against Alzheimer's disease has taken a new direction, as some researchers are now investigating a unique form of "electromedicine" they believe might be a viable alternative to the failed pharmaceutical approach. According to the U.K.'s Daily Mail, expanded trials will soon begin...|
|12/27/2012 - It's no secret that a healthy nervous system is important for well-being and longevity. The spinal nerves are responsible for controlling most of the muscles in your torso, arms, and legs, along with bowel, bladder, and reproductive functions. The cranial nerves reside mostly in the head region and...|
|12/24/2012 - The brain governs violent behavior. Research from esteemed universities such as Tulane University, University of California, Stanford University, Cornell Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical School, University of Pennsylvania, Oxford University, and Yale University have found that the biological and...|
|12/13/2012 - Neuro-plasticity refers to the capacity of the nervous system to change its structure and function over a lifetime.
Most people understand that if a right-handed person loses the ability to use his right arm, he will soon adapt and come to depend on his left. The process of learning will take place...|
|11/30/2012 - An overwhelming amount of evidence has been released in scientifically validated, peer reviewed research studies to confirm that many chronic illnesses are not the result of natural aging, but rather years and decades of sub-optimal nutrient intake, consumption of processed and synthetic foods and exposure...|
|11/20/2012 - Ron Paul recently reminded us in his farewell speech that liberty requires certain attributes from the people. In this article, I will highlight those attributes, then tie them to the scientifically researched brain networks that make those attributes possible.
Then, based on clear medical research,...|
|11/17/2012 - A new study has found that those who participate in an eight-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how their brains function, even when they are not actively meditating.
Scientists and experts at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University (BU), and several other...|
|11/14/2012 - A recent study published in the open-access journal Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs provides shocking new evidence that viral components contained in the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil are capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and triggering cerebral vasculitis, a severe form of...|
|11/12/2012 - There's a secret that's much bigger than politics, health freedom, science or even the entire history of the human race. That secret remains entirely unacknowledged -- even condemned -- by the scientific community, and yet it is the single most important secret about everything that is. Yes, everything.
|11/8/2012 - Most people don't need an excuse to eat chocolate -- its creamy texture and delicious taste are reason enough. Yet, here is another compelling reason to savor chocolate: it helps your brain work better. Flavonols present within chocolate may be the key to this enhanced cognitive functioning. But we...|
|11/8/2012 - Perhaps the greatest threat to brain function is chronic stress. Challenged by fear and anxiety, the body will produce excessive amounts of cortisol, the "stress hormone", which eventually damages the brain's memory center. And, although cortisol is a necessary hormone for survival purposes, excessive...|
|11/5/2012 - Long chain omega-3 fatty acids Ecosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are critical for brain and eye health and development throughout the course of life. The western diet is deficient in high quality omega-3 fatty acids and is loaded with processed vegetable oils. This critical imbalance...|
|10/29/2012 - It may come as no surprise that what we eat affects the brain, and this is most obvious when looking at dietary disorders like obesity, compulsive overeating, and diabetes. The annual conference of the Society for Neuroscience took place between October 13 and October 17, and featured several new studies...|
|10/28/2012 - For the very first time, a supreme court has ruled that using mobile or cordless phones is directly linked to causing brain tumors, affirming what many scientists have been saying for years now about the dangers of cell phone radiation. The U.K.'s Telegraph reports that 60-year-old Innocente Marcolini,...|
|10/25/2012 - In March 2010, high school student Bobby Ghassemi was taken out of his crashed vehicle and airlifted to a nearby Virginia hospital more dead than alive with severe brain trauma.
He was so much more dead than alive that the physician who eventually advised the Ghassemi family on using fish oil, Dr....|
|10/24/2012 - Have you ever wondered what's really in vaccines? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control's vaccine additives page, all the following ingredients are routinely used as vaccine additives:
• Aluminum - A light metal that causes dementia and Alzheimer's disease. You should never inject...|
|10/20/2012 - A new study has shed light on the neurological underpinnings of the "power nap," a short nap during the middle of the day that refreshes the mind and often helps illuminate the solution to thorny problems.
The study was conducted by researchers from the Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging...|
|10/9/2012 - Researchers from the Department of Natural Sciences at Middlesex University in the U.K. have made a fascinating discovery concerning two natural "superfood" compounds and their ability to kill cancer cells. It turns out that both chokeberry extract (Aronia melanocarpa) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) work...|
|10/2/2012 - Research findings just announced at the Canadian Stroke Congress provide hopeful news for stroke victims. A treatment has been documented that can improve memory, language, thinking and judgment problems by almost 50 percent -- all within about six months after a person suffers a stroke. The therapy...|
|9/29/2012 - A Michigan man was recently fired from his managerial position at a Walmart store in Battle Creek, Michigan, after it was discovered that he had been using medical marijuana outside of work hours in accordance with his doctor's recommendations for treating an inoperable brain tumor. The American Civil...|
|9/27/2012 - Science continues to provide more evidence that fluoride, which is added to most public drinking water systems in the U.S. as a way to fight tooth decay, causes more harm than good.
The Fluoride Action Network said in a press release that a newly discovered and translated study found that fluoride...|
|9/27/2012 - The parents of a New Zealand teenager say a drug aimed at preventing cervical cancer was instead responsible for her death, a claim that is being "rejected as convoluted pseudoscience" by a researcher at the University of Auckland.
According to The Dominion Post, a local newspaper, Jasmine Renata,...|
|9/25/2012 - Diabetes has become a burden on the healthcare system and taxpayers. In 2007, the national cost of diabetes was calculated to be $174 billion. We can assume this figure has since increased since then and may well be approaching $200 billion. There are three main types of diabetes: Type I - Juvenile...|
|9/19/2012 - Bisphenol A (BPA) has been a chemical item of great health concerns for the past few years. It's common in many plastics, including plastic food and beverage containers, inner epoxy linings of cans used for canned foods, thermal paper, and paper money.
BPA leaches into the liquids and foods in those...|
|9/19/2012 - Back in June, singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow told Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Doug Elfman that she had a brain tumor, confirming suspicions held by some that Crow's failure to remember the lyrics to one of her most famous hit songs at a show earlier in the year was more than just a consequence...|
|9/13/2012 - If you think drinking green tea seems to make your thinking more clear, you probably aren't imagining it. Research just published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research reveals natural properties of green tea actually affect the generation of new brain cells linked to improved memory and...|
|9/10/2012 - Health-minded individuals know that consuming a diet rich in sugary foods or laden with high fructose corn syrup increases incidence of heart disease, dementia, diabetes, and cancer. We can now add cognitive decline and poor memory retention to the list. This should be of particular interest to high...|
|9/8/2012 - Attitude and outlook may not all be in the head. Researchers have found that the gut can function like a second brain -- influencing the nervous system and behavior. High fat intake has been shown to affect this gastrointestinal nervous system, helping to improve emotional balance. But not any fat will...|
|9/4/2012 - It's no secret that overconsumption of calories, especially those from high calorie refined and processed carbohydrate junk foods is making America fat and taking nearly a decade off our natural lifespan. Since the early 1970's, our food supply has been infused with synthesized sweeteners such as high...|
|9/4/2012 - Dr. Keith Ablow, a prominent psychiatrist and member of the Fox News "Medical A-Team," recently wrote an editorial for the news giant that questions the safety of water fluoridation in light of all the recent science illustrating its dangers. The piece is indicative of an increasing awareness, even...|
|8/29/2012 - Increase energy, lose weight, feel happier and eliminate depression by raising the levels of the brain neurotransmitter dopamine with simple dietary changes.
Dopamine is naturally produced by the brain and controls the body's movements, stimulates metabolism and proper body weight, supports the circulatory...|
|8/24/2012 - The approach of western science is usually totally mechanical. So the inclusion of that which is not tangible is often excluded. Neuroscience delves into the brain's pleasure points according to what areas "light up" in the brain during sex and during meditation.
This type of research tends to oversimplify...|
|8/20/2012 - The next time somebody tries to tell you that there is no scientific evidence proving that fluoride chemicals are harmful to human health, simply point them to a new study review recently published in the Institute of Environmental Health Sciences journal Environmental Health Perspectives that shows,...|
|8/13/2012 - The frenzy of day to day life with its stress, worries and constant stimuli, can overwhelm the brain. Constantly running in hyperdrive causes the brain and body to eventually succumb to hyperactivity, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, seizures, addictions, headaches, Parkinson's disease and even cognitive...|
|8/8/2012 - Health Ranger: Welcome back to InfoWars Nightly News. Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, filling in tonight. And we've got a great interview coming up for you right now, with Don Tolman. He's known as the Whole Food Cowboy. He's an expert in nutrition and natural medicine. And I want to ask him about these...|
|8/6/2012 - Emerging research on the widespread degenerative brain disease known as Alzheimer's suggests that this prevalent form of dementia is actually a type of diabetes. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, a recent study out of Rhode Island Hospital (RIH) confirms that Alzheimer's is marked by...|
|7/13/2012 - A common parasite may significantly increase women's risk of self-destructive behaviors, including suicide attempts and self harm, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and published in the Archives of General Psychiatry.
|7/3/2012 - While it's admirable for research to inform communities about which foods are good and bad for their health, another barrier plays a larger role than awareness. Taste preferences are considered to be the major motivator that causes people to consume low nutrient, high fat, and high sugar foods. It's...|
|6/27/2012 - Is it possible to sort of "rewire" your brain so you can better control imposing symptoms of depression and angst? The short answer, according to recent new research, is yes, and it all it takes in large part is some "mindfulness meditation."
According to a study which appeared more than a year-and-a-half...|
|6/21/2012 - Research has shown that with as few as 11 hours of mindful meditation, the white matter of the brain that aspartame destroys, can begin to grow back. Research into the brain damage that aspartame causes, has revealed lesions to the nerve fibers known as white matter. This is due to the by-products created...|
|6/20/2012 - The autism research industry experienced a major loss recently after it was discovered that a freezer at the Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., had failed. According to reports, one-third of "the world's largest collection of autism brain samples" that were being stored...|
|6/12/2012 - Children who undergo computed tomography (CT) scans during their early years are significantly more prone to develop brain cancer than children who are not exposed to this high radiation source. These are the findings of a new study published in the journal Lancet, and ones that could change the way...|
|6/9/2012 - There are four major systems that control most bodily functions and when these systems are out of balance, disease will eventually manifest. These systems include in order of priority: the nervous system, hormonal system, digestive system and the detoxification system. Since the brain rules all, first...|
|6/4/2012 - In one school in San Diego, 65 percent of fifth graders had been diagnosed with ADD and put on medications. Even "normal" kids are subject to random drugging so they act like the adults in charge of them want them to... dull, placid, and compliant.
The fact is that up to 20% of American school-aged...|
|5/27/2012 - The long-dreaded "zombie apocalypse" may already be underway in Miami, where a human zombie -- a mindless naked man -- was encountered by police officers who found him literally feasting on the face of another naked man. This is a true event and has been reported by CBS Miami (http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/05/26/miami-police-confrontation-men-leaves-1-dead-1-hurt/)...|
|5/27/2012 - Over the past several years, astaxanthin has earned a reputation as one of the most potent and powerful nutritional supplements ever made. I first began spreading the word about astaxanthin in 2004 when I toured the BioAstin production farm in Hawaii and published a series of articles and interviews...|
|5/27/2012 - A study led by Dr. Patricia Boyle of Rush University Center in Chicago has concluded that people with greater life purpose maintained cognitive ability better than those who weren't leading a purposeful life.
Dr. Boyle and her team wanted to establish a strategy for avoiding Alzheimer's consequences...|
|5/17/2012 - The use of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has been long associated with fatty liver disease, diabetes and increases in obesity, but a new study has investigated its effects on the brain. HFCS is an inexpensive ingredient added to fast food and fizzy drinks and is 6 times sweeter than sugar obtained...|
|5/15/2012 - If someone - or some government entity - were able to figure out the science behind what makes people violent, what do you suppose they would do with that knowledge? It's a legitimate question, because the Pentagon is trying to find out.
According to a recent report by the BBC, the Defense Department...|
|5/1/2012 - Members of the Depression Industrial Complex (DIC) are still saying that their wonderful and effective antidepressant medication can treat your symptoms and wrestle your depression to the ground. However, the DIC evidence is built on a house of cards, mostly flimsy cards. It's been in the news, but...|
|4/20/2012 - Most of us know that radiation from X-rays can be harmful to our body. High amounts of radiation exposure can increase the risk of several types of cancer. Ionizing radiation from X-rays can potentially damage the DNA. A recent study published in Cancer, Journal of the American Cancer Society, provides...|
|4/20/2012 - Alzheimer's disease is characterized by an initial loss of short term memory and the ability to form rational and permanent thoughts. Protein tangles known as tau aggregates strangle neural synapses, blocking the vital flow of neurotransmitter and electrical signals necessary to form memories and personality....|
|4/14/2012 - The March 2004 World Health Organization Fact Sheet states that headaches are the most common nervous system disorder. Tension headaches are reported by 67 percent of adult men and 80 percent of adult women. The report also indicates that 3,000 migraine attacks occur daily for every one million people....|
|4/13/2012 - In the following interview, Dr. Russell Blaylock, renowned neurosurgeon, author and researcher, talks to Mike Adams about MSG, aspartame and other brain-damaging excitotoxins that are widely used in our food supply today. Dr. Blaylock is the author of Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills and other important...|
|4/11/2012 - Berry fruits including blueberries, blackberries and strawberries are not only refreshing and tasty, but they also provide a wide variety of phytonutrients that cross the blood-brain barrier to enhance neural communications and prevent oxidation and inflammation. This has beneficial effects on the brain...|
|4/2/2012 - Brain fog is a real problem despite the lack of information in most medical and psychological texts. Brain fog describes mental confusion or a lack of mental clarity. People with brain fog have difficulty thinking clearly most of the time and in varying degrees. A morning bagel, lunchtime sandwich or...|
|3/29/2012 - As we grow older, we tend to worry more and more about our memory. Lapses in memory that we didn't give much importance to when we were younger now seem to have a new meaning. It is common to do such things such as misplace things like car keys, eyeglasses and cell phones, to draw a blank on a friend's...|
|3/28/2012 - Curcumin, the bioactive compound found in the Indian curry spice turmeric and commonly referred to as 'holy powder', has been used for centuries in folk medicine to treat wounds, infections, and other health problems. Today researchers are using the power of the evolving science of epigenetics to reveal...|
|3/25/2012 - Cognitive decline, the unnatural loss of memory and ability to think clearly as we age is rapidly approaching epidemic proportions. Poor diet and lifestyle choices have taken a toll after we subject our body to years and decades of abuse from sugar, hydrogenated fats, pollution and lack of physical...|
|3/23/2012 - After several interesting responses from readers on the original seven tricks article, here are seven more tricks your brain may be playing on you. Beware of these assumptions that, for one reason or another, your brain cannot help but make.
1. You just need to discover the secret to...This...
|3/23/2012 - New diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease cases continue to mount at an unprecedented rate, threatening both the lives of those suffering from this dreaded illness and the health care system itself, as billions are spent to care for the millions suffering from this lifestyle-mediated disease. New hope is...|
|3/16/2012 - Omega-3 fats including DHA and EPA are preferentially selected by the human body to form the critical cellular membrane boundary separating the cell nucleus and DNA with the surrounding extracellular environment. The precise fatty acid composition of the membrane determines permeability properties for...|
|3/14/2012 - Health Ranger Mike Adams sat down recently with Dr. Russell Blaylock, noted neurosurgeon, author and foremost authority on excitoxins such as MSG and aspartame, to discuss the dangers of these substances for NaturalNews TV.
In the interview, Blaylock talks about monosodium glutamate (MSG), aspartame...|
|3/13/2012 - Some people are literally stumbling through life thinking they are a klutz when really gluten is to blame. Before gastrointestinal symptoms like upset stomach appear, neurological damage may already be done, according to the Center for Peripheral Neuropathy. The Gluten Free Society calls gluten a "potential...|
|3/10/2012 - Below are three little known mind/body systems that contribute to high stress, weight gain and the inability to lose weight. Chances are you haven't heard of at least one of them, yet they affect your life on every level. When you understand how these systems operate, you can work with them and reverse...|
|2/29/2012 - We all want to believe we are tough to fool. The problem is, even if you are not so gullible, your brain still works a certain way, making associations that create vulnerability to being easily fooled, or fooling yourself. It takes work to release yourself from these natural assumptions that are presumed...|
|2/22/2012 4:04:17 PM - According to a new study carried out at the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore, fasting for one or two days each week may help improve the condition of individuals suffering from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Researchers have found that stopping nearly all food intake for short periods of time...|
|2/2/2012 5:17:41 PM - Many within the alternative health community believe anesthetics cause brain damage. Evidence for this claim has included innumerable animal studies demonstrating a wide range of side effects from every class of anesthetics.
Clinical observations of patients and in certain instances a physician directly...|
|2/2/2012 - A new study demonstrates that an active brain is just as essential to continued health as an active body. Researchers have learned that fewer deposits of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer's, appear in the brain scans of people who engage in mental stimulating activities throughout...|
|1/24/2012 4:17:37 PM - Vaccine Forum Turns Emotional
12 Girls in Le Roy New York Develop Tics - Gardasil Related?
Diagnosed as Mass Hysteria
Mass Hysteria? Myasshysteria
Saying that these girls have conversion disorder takes all females back 100 years.
(I.e. Females tend to be "hysterical" rather than having real,...|
|1/22/2012 - Today I begin to introduce my Batman and Robin Medicine for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Magnesium is Batman and Cannabis is Robin and they do make for a holy medical combination.
In Multiple Sclerosis marijuana can limit the
muscle pain and spasticity caused by the disease,
as well as...|
|1/20/2012 - Researchers reporting in the prestigious journal, Neurology have found that proper diet and specific nutrients can lower the risk of brain shrinkage by nearly forty percent. Other lifestyle factors including degree of education and elevated blood pressure combined with a healthy diet can slash brain...|
|1/18/2012 - There are many people, an estimated 350,000 people in the United States that are living with this painful, debilitating, and sometimes fatal disorder of the central nervous system. Western medicine has not come up with good treatment strategies for this disease and the United States government keeps...|
|1/16/2012 2:09:45 PM - Ongoing research is being performed to investigate the cause of Alzheimer's disease. A form of dementia, Alzheimer's robs its victims slowly of their cognitive powers, intelligence, memories and eventually, their lives. Scientists don't know for sure how Alzheimer's develops; however, emerging evidence...|
|1/8/2012 - Researchers have long theorized that a Mediterranean diet full of vegetables, fruit, fish, nuts, seeds and olive oil can help promote good health. Scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden reporting in the European journal AGE provide the unanimous results: four independent studies demonstrate...|
|1/2/2012 - Fisetin is a unique flavonoid compound found naturally in many fruits and vegetables including strawberries, blueberries and the skin of cucumbers. A wealth of scientific research now explains how a diet packed with raw fruits and vegetables can help prevent amyloid plaque formation in the aging brain...|
|12/28/2011 - Nuts, especially walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts, combined with the potent polyphenol resveratrol team, together improve mood and protect the aging brain, thus helping to maintain memory and cognition. Researchers reporting in the New England Journal of Medicine have found that nuts consumed over a period...|
|12/26/2011 - Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and lowering their risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease. The results, released at the annual meeting of the Radiological...|
|12/24/2011 - Is gorging on a bag of nacho cheese-flavored corn chips, for instance, the same as snorting a line of cocaine? A number of scientific studies, many of which were conducted within the past year, have found that junk food addiction is essentially the same as cocaine addiction, at least as far as the brain...|
|12/14/2011 - Consuming sodium fluoride, a toxic chemical commonly added to US water supplies to allegedly help prevent tooth decay, definitively causes neurodegenerative damage in the brain, spinal cord, and sciatic nerve. These are the findings of a recent study published in the Journal of Medical and Allied Sciences,...|
|12/13/2011 - Just like they often do in response to the numerous health problems brought about by things like Morgellons Disease and the HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix, doctors commonly deny that the cognitive problems reported by breast cancer patients following chemotherapy are in any way related to the toxic...|
|12/8/2011 - When science is biased and works to comply with a certain agenda, the research can be confusing at best. Such is the case with the most recent attempt to divert attention from early childhood vaccinations as a causal factor for autism.
The study was conducted at UC Davis and its findings were published...|
|12/4/2011 - A diagnosis of cancer, especially the most prevalent form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma, can be devastating, with a dismal prognosis for this particularly fast moving form of the disease. Many cancer lines develop and progress due to a decline in immune function, allowing single cancer cells...|
|11/30/2011 - According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as 5.1 million Americans may already have the progressive brain disease known as Alzheimer's, and those numbers are expected to increase as the population ages. What's more, countless people also suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Although...|
|11/29/2011 - Magnesium is an essential mineral required to perform more than 300 critical biochemical enzymatic reactions within the human body. Optimal circulating magnesium levels are well known to promote cardiovascular health. Emerging evidence published in The Journal of Neuroscience explains the importance...|
|11/22/2011 - Natural News readers are likely already aware that fish is considered "brain food" and affects cognitive function. However, until this time, little was known about the interaction between genetics and nutrition. During a recent conference held in Madrid, Spain, the European Commission-funded Nutrimenthe...|
|11/20/2011 - The collection of medically-indoctrinated idiots known as the European Food Standards Authority has officially disallowed a product health claim that says water prevents dehydration.
This means the EU does not even recognize the therapeutic ability of water to reverse chronic dehydration. It makes...|
|11/15/2011 - Primary breast cancer (meaning a breast malignancy that hasn't spread to other parts of the body) isn't usually thought of as causing neurological problems. After all, if cancer hasn't spread to the brain, why would it? Researchers have been forced to wonder about the answer to that question because...|
|11/2/2011 - In the aftermath of the apology and recall issued on the Adya Clarity product by its top North American distributor, many people are concerned about whether they may have inadvertently exposed themselves to toxic levels of iron or aluminum, the two most common elements found in the Adya Clarity product...|
|11/2/2011 - IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient. Contrary to common misconception, IQ does not measure a person's actual intelligence, but rather is measurement of one's problem solving abilities. It has long been thought that a person's IQ remains fairly stable from very early in life. However, new studies have...|
|10/25/2011 - Over the last decade, a multitude of studies have been conducted, aimed at testing the effect of cannabis compounds on several types of health conditions, including cancer, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, nausea, and many more.
In 2000, scientists at the Complutense University of Madrid carried...|
|10/21/2011 - A Natural News article entitled "Five easy ways to increase mental acuity, end depression, and prevent or reverse Alzheimer's" was posted in April 2011. You can access that article in the sources section below. But there are more preventative measures to add to that list. It seems wise to launch an...|
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|10/13/2011 - What is it about meditation that invokes so much mystery? When asked, people conjure images of difficult lotus positions, strange beliefs and exotic settings. Of course, none of that is necessary and the realities of a person sitting comfortably on their living room floor for a few minutes isn't quite...|
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