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|1/24/2013 - Created by the United States Department of Agriculture in 1992, The Food Guide Pyramid was brought into America's classrooms and utilized as a doctrine. This misguided, one-size-fits-all approach to health took the drive away from children to find real answers and brainwashed them with messages that...|
|12/2/2012 - Researchers have made a breakthrough in restoring the ability to read for blind people with the speed they were formerly accustomed to, by using a "bionic eye" implant to transmit Braille patterns directly on to patients' retinas.
The successful trial was carried out using a device called Argus II,...|
|11/1/2012 - You're probably familiar with all sorts of mythologies promoted as "truisms" in modern medicine: Flu vaccines prevent the flu (they actually don't), CT scans are harmless (they aren't), chemotherapy works to save lives from cancer (it actually causes cancer), and so on. There are all sorts of falsehoods...|
|9/1/2012 - Laser-powered bionic eyes? Seriously? Restore sight to the completely blind? Can this headline be correct?
Absolutely, according to ExtremeTech.com, a Web site published by Ziff Davis, an all-digital media company specializing in the technology market.
After years of theorizing, delays and non-human...|
|7/21/2012 - Have you ever heard someone say they thought someone else was lying because they could "see it in their eyes?" As it turns out, that's completely bunk, according to a new study in which researchers say there is no correlation between fibbing and eye movement.
For years experts have said they could...|
|6/4/2012 - Laugh lines are not funny. Nobody wants crows feet. But because of the sensitive nature of the skin around the eye, daily activities like squinting, laughing and rubbing lead to the eventual occurrence of fine lines around the eyes. While there may not be any avoiding them altogether, you can postpone...|
|4/30/2012 - Surgery is usually the only option offered by conventional medicine to people with cataracts; however, there are alternative treatments that may dissolve cataracts preventing their return. Cataracts occur when the eye's natural lens becomes cloudy, causing vision loss. They are most common in people...|
|4/9/2012 - Aging vision (or presbyopia) affects many people over the age of 40. People who have developed presbyopia find they need to hold books, magazines and other reading material at arm's length in order to focus properly. What are the causes of this condition and can vision be improved by exercising the...|
|4/3/2012 - Cataracts are common occurrences among aging humans and often their pets. They can occur among younger humans also. The symptoms are cloudy vision, extreme glare sensitivity, with a sense of trying to see in heavy fog under certain lighting conditions. This occurs after proteins interlock to form a...|
|12/7/2011 - You're probably familiar with all sorts of mythologies promoted as "truisms" in modern medicine: Flu vaccines prevent the flu (they actually don't), CT scans are harmless (they aren't), chemotherapy works to save lives from cancer (it actually causes cancer), and so on. There are all sorts of falsehoods...|
|10/25/2011 - One of 2,000 people in the U.S. is diagnosed each year with keratoconus, a vision-robbing disease usually first spotted during the teenage years. The cause isn't understood, but it is known to damage the collagen fibers that form the structure of the cornea (the outer surface of the eye). It's the cornea...|
|7/23/2011 - Oriental Medicine teaches us that the opening of the liver channel is in the corner of the eyes. The liver channel runs vertically from the bottom to the top of the body and opens in the eyes. Whatever effects the liver also directly effects the eyes.
The subtler functions of the liver root deeply...|
|6/23/2011 - Most of mainstream medicine is convinced that Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is irreversible once it begins. The consensus is that you are destined for blindness with AMD. However, recent developments have demonstrated that there are ways to reverse AMD by combining nutritional supplements with...|
|5/12/2011 - In the third installment of this six-part series, we looked at the important role of proper diet in eye health and vision as well as some of the best eye foods. In this installment we will look at essential vitamins and minerals for the eyes. Notably, one of the most important minerals and one of the...|
|5/12/2011 - In the second installment of this six-part series, we looked at how good eye habits, eye exercises and a special vision aid known as "pinhole glasses" can help restore lost vision and prevent future vision problems. In this third segment we will take a look at the important role diet can play in preventing...|
|5/12/2011 - In the fourth installment in this six-part series on eye health and vision we looked at the best vitamins and minerals for the eyes. In this segment we will take a look at other important compounds for the eyes and some of the best herbs for the eyes.
Other Important Compounds for Vision and Eye...|
|5/12/2011 - In the previous installments of this series we looked at how healthy diet, habits, eye exercises, foods, vitamins, minerals, other compounds and herbs could help maintain healthy eyes and restore lost vision. In this final segment we will look at some of the other remedies used for eye problems, especially...|
|5/12/2011 - In the first installment of this six-part series, we looked at the various common conditions which cause poor eye health and vision. In this second segment we will examine how good habits, eye exercises and a unique vision aid may help correct and ward off vision problems.
Though most eye problems...|
|4/27/2011 - Before admitting your child or other loved one into the hospital for their next surgery, you may want to double check that the surgeon and staff know the difference between left and right. A recent report from KATU in Portland, Ore., says that when five-year-old Jesse Matlock was admitted to the Legacy...|
|4/27/2011 - A number of conditions can lead to poor vision and eye health, including near-sightedness, far-sightedness, macular degeneration, presbyopia, glaucoma, astigmatism and cataracts. As we age, we become increasingly susceptible to many of those problems. However, contrary to popular mainstream dogma, such...|
|4/5/2011 - Vision is one of the most sophisticated feats of creation. The ability to transmit photo rays and create pictures of reality is such an incredible process that most talented scientists do not completely understand it. Unfortunately, vision problems are one of the fastest growing functional health deficits...|
|3/6/2011 - Newly-released documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) reveal that the US Depart of Homeland Security has been working on plans to roll out a new wave of mobile surveillance technologies at train stations, stadiums and streets. These new technologies will track your eye...|
|2/4/2011 - Acupuncture works as well at treating lazy eye as conventional Western therapies, according to a study conducted by researchers from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
"Lazy eye," officially known as amblyopia, is characterized by markedly poor vision in one eye. It is the most common cause of childhood...|
|1/3/2011 - Ask most people what they think is their most valuable sense, and a majority will say their sense of sight. While the sense of touch is arguably more important, people who have had the sense of sight all their lives can't imagine life without it. That said, these people will likely want to know how...|
|12/18/2010 - For decades, some natural health advocates have claimed you could actually enhance and improve vision (and sometimes get rid of your glasses) by "training" your eyes to see better. Sound like impossible pie-in-the-sky promises or even quackery? Now there's mainstream scientific evidence to back up the...|
|12/7/2010 - Healthy eating can reduce not only health care costs, but also the deterioration of the quality of your eyesight for years to come. A 2009 study published in Ophthalmology has revealed that a combination of a low glycemic index diet with nutrients like zinc and lutein can protect your eyes against age...|
|10/29/2010 - Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a name for a large group of inherited vision disorders that cause progressive degeneration of the light sensitive membrane that coats the inside of the eye -- the retina. For most people with RP, night blindness is the first symptom of the problem. Then side vision goes,...|
|8/23/2010 - Psychiatrist Colin A. Ross says that people can shoot energy beams from their eyes, and claims he has published data supporting this hypothesis in the journal Anthropology of Consciousness, in an article titled "The Electrophysiological Basis of Evil Eye Belief."
"We used our patent pending Electromagnetic...|
|8/18/2010 - Although the dark circles under the eyes may not cause any serious health problem, they are often a cause of great cosmetic concern, adding years to your appearance or making you look haggard or unhealthy. There are a number of different natural remedies for dark under eye circles - such as vitamins....|
|8/17/2010 - Dark circles under the eyes tend to give you an older, rather haggard or tired appearance. There are many factors that lead to the dark circles.
Why Dark Under Eye Circles Develop
Typically, dark circles develop when the skin under the eyes become relatively thin and more transparent with age,...|
|7/21/2010 - A study that recently appeared in the journal Ophthalmology has found that people who eat fatty fish at least once a week are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that gradually causes vision impairment and blindness in senior adults. The study findings add to...|
|7/14/2010 - Resveratrol -- a natural compound found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants -- has been found to promote longevity and health in a variety of ways. For example, scientists have found evidence it prevents heart disease, helps keep weight under control, normalizes cholesterol levels...|
|5/10/2010 - People prescribed glasses for myopia (near-sightedness) find their error of refraction to increase by an average of -.25 diopters per year. Glasses do not cure myopia but rather treat symptoms of dis-ease.
What is the cause of myopia?
One popular textbook cites research that showed that myopia...|
|4/17/2010 - Recent research out of Hong Kong is indicating that certain substances found in green tea work to penetrate eye tissue and prevent eye disease. Catechins, a type of antioxidant, are one such substance that researchers say helps to prevent ocular degeneration and oxidative stress.
Published in the...|
|3/10/2010 - Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S., according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It comes like a silent thief, gradually stealing sight and usually providing no warning symptoms in the early stages. But as the disease progresses, damage to the optic nerve grows worse...|
|1/7/2010 - Countless moms have told their children to eat their veggies -- especially carrots -- in order to help their eyesight. It turns out that "old wives' tale" is actually sound science. According to a study just published in the Journal of Food Science, a publication of the Institute of Food Technologists,...|
|10/16/2009 - If you have severe dizziness and especially if you have hypertension or high cholesterol, it's important to be checked out to see if you are having a stroke. A trip to the emergency room for those kinds of symptoms usually involves a costly, high tech MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). But a new study...|
|8/12/2009 - In today`s high tech world, many of us suffer from eye strain. Sitting too long in front of the computer or watching long hours of TV are partially to blame. Other reasons may include things such as allergens, air pollution, sun, stress, and vision problems. Hence...eye strain. It`s normal when we are...|
|8/7/2009 - Greg Marsh teaches Natural Vision Improvement to people worldwide, including the Bates Method. Greg came across the Bates Method when he was extremely nearsighted in his 20's. He learned that poor eyesight is a well-established part of how we "see" the world, and his progress was slow until he began...|
|8/4/2009 - Greg Marsh teaches Natural Vision Improvement to people worldwide, including the Bates Method. Greg came across the Bates Method when he was extremely nearsighted in his 20's. He learned that poor eyesight is a well-established part of how we "see" the world, and his progress was slow until he began...|
|8/2/2009 - Greg Marsh teaches Natural Vision Improvement to people worldwide, including the Bates Method. Greg came across the Bates Method when he was extremely nearsighted in his 20's. He learned that poor eyesight is a well-established part of how we "see" the world, and his progress was slow until he began...|
|7/2/2009 - A myriad of procedures is done to newborn babies usually immediately after birth. These include a shot of vitamin K, a hepatitis vaccine, a test for PKU, administration of eye ointment and others.
The eye ointment is administered to prevent conjunctivitis resulting from a gonorrheal or Chlamydial...|
|6/26/2009 - A specific combination of vitamins and other nutrients may significantly slow down the rate of sight loss in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness in the elderly, according to new research conducted at Queen`s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
A team of scientists...|
|3/26/2009 - Previous articles in this series presented evidence that myopia is not inherited as generally believed but is caused by the prolonged close work we do in a modern society. The usual treatment we receive from eye doctors ignores this fact. The result is often steadily-increasing myopia which can lead...|
|3/21/2009 - The obvious nuisance and great expense of wearing glasses or contacts for a lifetime is the least of the problem. Few people realize, because the doctor never mentions it, that myopia can lead to serious vision problems, including retinal detachment, macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and even...|
|3/19/2009 - Over 100 years ago, researchers noted that people who used their eyes a lot for close work, such as bookkeepers, were often nearsighted. And those who used their eyes mostly for distance, such as farmers and soldiers, were rarely nearsighted. The conclusion was that myopia is caused by constant close-up...|
|3/11/2009 - Myopia (nearsightedness) is an abnormal elongation of the eye, causing distant objects to appear blurred. Now, because of computer use and learning to read earlier in life, it is becoming an epidemic. In the US, roughly one-third of our children, although born with normal vision, end their school years...|
|1/13/2009 - Those that wear contact lenses should be aware of important information that can help protect the eyes from permanent damage. There is mounting evidence that contact wearers should give their eyes some time away from contacts. The conventional wisdom is that people can wear contact lenses for 12-14...|
|12/15/2008 - In a move that shows how desperate pharmaceutical companies are for a new blockbuster drug, the FDA is about to approve a drug which will increase the length of eyelashes. This drug comes from Allergan Inc and is derived from Lumigan; a drug used in the treatment of glaucoma since 2001. Glaucoma is...|
|12/11/2008 - Want to lower cholesterol levels in hopes of preventing coronary heart disease and stroke? The odds are your doctor will probably prescribe a statin drug. In fact, a recent Forbes report found that from 11 million to 30 million Americans are already taking these drugs and many physicians argue another...|
|11/3/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Fountain of Youth Summit, which can be found at http://fountainofyouthworldsummit.com. In this excerpt, Dr. Michael Breus shares on children and sleep disorders, including ADD and ADHD.
The Fountain of Youth World Summit with Dr. Michael Breus, the...|
|10/6/2008 - Let's begin your quest to stay healthy and fit in the computer era by addressing your foundation. Unless you have a health condition that makes it difficult to sit for a long period of time, your foundation while working on the computer is likely your pelvis.
Your pelvis serves as a base for your...|
|9/24/2008 - Chinese Tien Qi root (Panax Pseudo-Ginseng) in a raw fine powdered form is carried by most Asian soldiers as standard military issue. It is carried in a small bottle for pouring into an open wound or for taking internally if necessary.
The reason this is standard issue is its amazing ability to "re-direct"...|
|8/12/2008 - Conjunctivitis can blow through a household like fire on the wind. It is very contagious and if left untreated can be harmful. For years the treatment I used for pinkeye was Dr. Christopher's Eyebright formula made into an eyewash. This took several treatments and was uncomfortable every time.
|7/29/2008 - There is now emerging research that suggests that a small protein called glutathione plays a significant role in protecting the eyes. Scientists have been aware of glutathione and its important ocular antioxidant properties for some time, but they did not know until recently how to raise glutathione...|
|6/3/2008 - Perfect vision without glasses or contacts sounds wonderful. Before considering having Lasik surgery, though, it would be wise to ask how many people actually do have good results and how many will suffer bad effects years after Lasik surgery. The advertisements give the impression that it's a perfectly...|
|4/8/2008 - It's becoming common knowledge in alternative medical circles that the sun, far from being the enemy to health that western medicine has made it out to be is really our best friend when it comes to health, healing, immunity and even strengthening our eyesight. How can this be? Well in this article,...|
|11/19/2007 - Building and maintaining excellent vision involves some basic steps anyone can follow. Even if you believe nothing can be done to help your vision, taking these simple steps can go far in preserving it, or even improving it.
Establishing core nutrition
The foundation of excellent vision is proper...|
|11/1/2006 - University of Wisconsin researchers recently found that those with an active lifestyle were 70 percent less likely to develop degenerative eye disease than those with a sedentary lifestyle.
The research was published as a study in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, and it featured new data on...|
|9/8/2006 - Your mother always told you eating carrots would help you see better, but did she ever tell you why? No, this wasn't just a trick to get you to eat your vegetables. It turns out carrots really do give your eyes a boost because they contain beta-carotene, which the body is able to convert into vitamin...|
|8/23/2006 - U.S. eye experts issued an alert yesterday warning eye surgeons that patients taking alpha-blocker drugs to treat an enlarged prostate may have difficulty recovering from cataract surgery.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American...|
|8/7/2006 - Cases of a dangerous fungal eye infection that sparked the May 15 market recall of Bausch & Lomb's ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution may be more widespread than previously thought, researchers report.
This infection, called Fusarium keratitis, involves a swelling and inflammation of the...|
|7/13/2006 - If researchers at Glasgow University continue success in developing their prosthetic retina, blindness could become a thing of the past.
While more research and development is still needed, millions of people who have lost their sight may have hope of regaining it through a tiny eye implant that...|
|7/30/2005 - Fruits and vegetables have yet another disease-fighting weapon to offer you: Lutein. Studies show this carotenoid prevents and, to some extent, reverses vision loss, immune system problems, cancer and cardiovascular disease. With that in mind, load up your plate with foods high in lutein -- carrots,...|
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|7/14/2004 - There's no mistaking the significant influence of personal computers and the Internet on our modern way of life. Many of us have so quickly adapted to regular use of search engines and web surfing that it's difficult to imagine life without the Internet.
The Internet allow us to research products...|
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|Poison in the Food: Hydrogenated Oils|
Exposes the horrifying truth about hydrogenated oils and the diseases it causes: birth defects, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and more.
|Spam Filters For Your Brain|
Your brain is being spammed by 3,000 ads and commercial messages per day. Now you can actually filter out annoying, manipulative messages with the revolutionary brain defense technology revealed in this guide.
|How to Halt Diabetes In 25 Days|
A down-to-earth guide on halting type-2 diabetes using natural methods: nutrition, food choice, medicinal herbs and more. Provides a 25-day plan for radically altering your body physiology to literally reverse type-2 diabetes.
|The Five Habits of Health Transformation|
Explores the five most effective, yet effortless strategies for transforming human health. Written for busy people and based on research involving 763 participants, this book reveals which health strategies deliver the most results with the least investment in time, money or effort.
|How to Prevent and Reverse Prostate Cancer|
Discover the little-known natural health secrets that can prevent and even reverse prostate cancer. This book shows you how to reduce your risk of prostate cancer to near zero using potent, clinically proven health strategies that far surpass anything offered by organized medicine.
|The Ten Most Important Emerging Technologies For Humanity|
In this book, author Mike Adams takes you on a fascinating tour that ventures far beyond conventional science and dares to suggest that as a civilization, we are spending too much time, money and effort on technologies that really don't help us while ignoring the technologies that can really make a difference in our lives.
|Superfoods For Optimum Health: Chlorella and Spirulina|
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|Take Back Your Health Power! How to reclaim your natural health power from the doctors, drug companies and food marketers who have stolen your right to be healthy|
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|The Five Soft Drink Monsters: how to kick the soft drink addiction for good|
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|How to Beat the Bird Flu: how to protect yourself from the coming bird flu pandemic|
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|The Seven Laws of Nutrition|
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|The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D: an exclusive interview with Dr. Michael Holick|
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|The Healing Power of Water: an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj|
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|The Food Timing Diet|
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|The Weiss Method For Better Heart Health|
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|The Real Safety Guide to Disease Prevention|
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|The Real Safety Guide to Beating Cybercrime|
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