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|11/27/2016 - Anyone who has had the unfortunate experience of watching a loved one succumb to the devastating disease dementia will be eager to find a way to avoid suffering the same fate. Dementia remains somewhat of a mystery to doctors and scientists, with no clear cause identified. However, researchers have...|
|11/26/2016 - Could carotenoids be the secret to preventing cognitive decline? New research has suggested that eating foods like carrots, sweet potatoes and kale could have a powerful impact on your brain's health and functionality, especially as you age.
Carotenoids are a group of antioxidant compounds that often...|
|11/16/2016 - Researchers have successfully tested a brain-spinal implant to allow the brains of paraplegic monkeys to once again control their legs. The study was conducted by researchers from the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.
In recent years, researchers have made great strides...|
|11/15/2016 - There is nothing quite so horrendous and heartbreaking as a baby with a malignant brain tumor, especially for parents and family. But at the same time, there is little as joyous and uplifting as seeing those tumors go away – and without the costly "assistance" of the corporate medical industry.
|11/13/2016 - Aspartame – sold under the brand names NutraSweet, Sugar Twin and Equal – is one of the most popular artificial sweeteners available on the market. It is used as a low-calorie sugar substitute in more than 6,000 processed products worldwide, especially in diet or sugar-free foods and beverages.
|11/11/2016 - Having a baby after age 35 may increase a woman's cognitive abilities in middle age, according to the newest study to continue unraveling the complex interactions between women's health and reproduction. The study was conducted by researchers from the University of Southern California and published...|
|11/4/2016 - If you're unfamiliar with the term "superaging," you are likely to begin hearing more about it in the coming years as scientists and researchers delve into the phenomenon.
For most of us, living our twilight years will be characterized by gray hair, wrinkles, and declining memories, the latter even...|
|11/2/2016 - New technology has been developed that may allow blind people to see, using an implant that transmits visual signals from the retina directly to the brain.
A group of researchers from the University of Pisa published a study in the journal PLOS Biology detailing the development and use of the implant,...|
|10/31/2016 - A new study has shown that energy drinks mixed with alcohol trigger effects very similar to those of cocaine in the brains of teenagers, and the consequences of consuming the two together may have long-term negative effects lasting into adulthood.
A team of researchers at Purdue University, led by...|
|10/29/2016 - Cinnamon is one of the world's most consumed spices. For thousands of years, it has been prized for its medicinal properties and sweet, warming taste. Aside from sprinkling cinnamon on top of your lattes or adding magic to grandma's apple pie, researchers have found that consuming this tasty household...|
|10/29/2016 - We don't have to be scientists to know that exercise is good for us. However, researchers at the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa in Canada have added another item to the long list of potential health benefits of regular exercise.
They found that running triggers a particular molecule...|
|10/29/2016 - It's been nearly nine months since the word "Zika" flashed like a lightning bolt in the headlines of mainstream news. Before January 1, 2016, Zika was just one of many viruses that public health officials monitored. But suddenly in January of this year everything changed, as a nearly harmless virus...|
|10/28/2016 - There are many reasons to partake in strength training; weight-baring exercises are known for their health benefits. But, could lifting weights also boost your brain? Recent research indicates that may just be the case.
To begin the study, researchers asked a group of people aged 55 to 86 to engage...|
|10/27/2016 - The growing number of babies born to obese mothers throughout the world face a higher risk of developing serious health problems in adulthood, according to several recent studies.
Children of obese mothers are prone to brain damage, heart disease, stroke and asthma in adulthood, warn health experts.
|10/26/2016 - Everyone knows that lack of sleep can make a person irritable and unable to function properly, but what's really going on inside the brain when we stay awake too long?
A recent article in IFL Science explored the subject, taking a look at some modern research and relating the once-famous story of...|
|10/26/2016 - The entire leftist media is not merely dishonest and corrupt, their science writers are unbelievably stupid and ill-informed about nearly everything in the natural world. Today, after months of printing fear-inducing "Zika terrorism" stories that scared America half to death while convincing the government...|
|10/24/2016 - For some people, losing weight is a no-brainer – eat less and move more, right? If it's so simple, why can't everyone do it? It turns out that if you've been eating a diet full of refined sugar and fat, you could actually be suffering from brain damage that stunts your ability to determine how...|
|10/14/2016 - Yawning in public may be considered slightly rude - but it's also a sign having a large brain, according to new research.
Psychologist Andrew Gallup of State University of New York at Oneonta, recently conducted an experiment in which student participants were instructed to find videos of animals...|
|10/9/2016 - Does the human gut perform other important functions besides just digesting and assimilating our food? A new video put together by AsapSCIENCE explains in precise detail how the gut is not only multimodal when it comes to governing the metabolic functionality of our bodies, but it further acts as a...|
|10/4/2016 - An ICP-MS analysis of Plato brand dog treats in my laboratory, CWC Labs, found alarmingly high levels of toxic mercury in salmon flavored products.
For the analysis, we tested 31 salmon and fish products sold as pet food or pet treats by the online retailer Amazon.com. No mercury was found in 29...|
|9/28/2016 - Doctors have known for some time that radiation treatment for cancers of the head and neck can often result in changes to a patient's sense of smell or taste, but they have attributed this effect mostly to temporary destruction of taste buds. But according to a study published in the journal Practical...|
|9/28/2016 - When brain tissue samples were taken from over three dozen people who had lived in the industrial cities of Manchester and Mexico City, researchers found something very peculiar, unlike anything they had studied before. The city dwellers' brains all had something in common, something that has yet to...|
|9/27/2016 - These thirty scientific studies show a link between vaccines and autism, disproving the myth that no official research papers exist to support what alternative doctors have been saying for years.
We have compiled a list of 30 scientific studies that show a link between vaccines and autism, disproving...|
|9/26/2016 - Much of the controversy over additives in vaccines has centered around the mercury-containing preservative thimerosal, which is no longer found in childhood vaccines except for flu shots. But did you know that many childhood vaccines contain potentially toxic, brain-damaging levels of aluminum?
|9/14/2016 - To much fanfare and excitement, Apple has announced that the iPhone 7 will come with wireless earbuds, ditching the much-reviled and ever-tangled cords of conventional earbuds. The wireless earbuds, dubbed "AirPods," will be water-resistant and are, in the words of company CEO Tim Cook, the first step...|
|9/13/2016 - It's a subject we've covered in the past, but it's one well worth revisiting. I'm referring to the health risks associated with exposure to fluoride, and what you can do to protect yourself from its debilitating effects on the brain.
Although it has been shown in numerous studies that fluoride is...|
|9/11/2016 - By now, it's been well established that fluoride is not your friend. It's a neurotoxic substance that is under constant scrutiny, and its presence in our lives has been heavily debated. Because it is found in most drinking water, toothpastes and other products, it is very difficult to avoid. Despite...|
|9/1/2016 - Hashimoto's disease, also called Hashimoto's thyroiditis, is currently the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States. But, did you know that this autoimmune disease can threaten your brain health?
Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, has become increasingly widespread, with women...|
|8/29/2016 - Scientists from UCLA recently performed a groundbreaking procedure that brought a 25-year-old man back to life. The anonymous man is the first coma patient to regain consciousness without having to undergo a dangerous and life-threatening surgery.
The procedure utilizes a newly-developed device to...|
|8/28/2016 - The official narrative on Zika is a hilarious medical hoax. Millions of people in Brazil and Colombia have carried Zika for decades with no recorded increase in microcephaly cases. Only after a toxic chemical larvacide was dumped into the public water supply did horrific birth defects start to be noticed.
|8/28/2016 - One British man from Wirral, Merseyside, has defied conventional medicine and beaten his cancer. After being diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiform 4 brain tumor in July of 2015, Dave Bolton took matters into his own hands. The father-of-two and former police officer claims that ditching carbohydrates...|
|8/22/2016 - What if you could build your own brain by undergoing a procedure that activates certain neurons, thereby controlling your future behavior? What if you could choose your personality traits? What if that neuron manipulation technology was already in place and being used on people's brains without their...|
|8/21/2016 - With every ignorant news organization across America now pushing Americans to slather their skin with DEET chemicals as a defense against Zika mosquitoes, there's something every American needs to know: DEET is one chemical component of a binary chemical weapon system currently being carpet bombed onto...|
|8/19/2016 - Please protect your brain. You'll need it to participate in all the laughter and hilarity now spontaneously appearing everywhere in society as medical propagandists spread outlandish scare stories about Zika. Their latest ploy? Claiming that Zika virus can now eat the brains of adults and cause people...|
|8/4/2016 - From the very first day Zika hysteria was catapulted into mass awareness, I have correctly called it a massive hoax. My most recently article spells out the real agenda behind the obvious quackery of Zika hysteria. It's entitled Staged Zika pandemic was engineered by globalist governments to justify...|
|7/30/2016 - More than a third of Americans are "enthusiastic" about the prospect of having microchips implanted in their brains, according to a recent poll.
The Pew Research Center has just published the results of a survey it conducted to find out how Americans felt about the use of biomedical "enhancements"...|
|7/29/2016 - Using its well-funded position as the authoritative voice on Alzheimer's, the Alzheimer's Association has made some odd statements regarding certain factors believed to contribute to the risk of Alzheimer's. On its website, the organization claims that known probable and potentially contributing factors...|
|7/25/2016 - Thinking back to all the different mass shooting cases we've covered over the years, you may have noticed that there almost always seems to be one common denominator: the use of psychotropic medications by the perpetrators. Brain-altering antidepressant drugs are so often linked to cases of extreme...|
|7/21/2016 - Most consumers generally assume that products available on the market are proven to be safe. They believe that the government would not allow any product on the market that may be harmful to their health.
Unfortunately, this is not true. Many products sold today contain toxic ingredients with very...|
|7/20/2016 - According to shocking new science, 90% of pregnant women in the USA carry "detectable levels" of 62 chemicals that damage developing brains. As documented by Project TENDR ("Targeting Environmental NeuroDevelopmental Risks"), there is now "now substantial scientific evidence linking toxic environmental...|
|7/17/2016 - Brain disorders, including memory loss, are some of the highest-ranking health concerns afflicting the world today. According to research conducted by the Alzheimer's and Dementia Summit, someone gets diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia every three seconds.
Aside from being the sixth leading cause...|
|7/14/2016 - The efforts of four Southern Californian moms have succeeded in transforming the city of Irvine into the region's first pesticide-free community, proving that grassroots-level activism can accomplish more in protecting children from exposure to deadly toxins than relying on state and federal regulators...|
|7/13/2016 - Three days ago, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went on a discombobulated verbal rampage against Donald Trump, calling him a "faker" and claiming that if he were elected president, "then everything is up for grabs."
She then went on to declare that everybody should "move to New Zealand"...|
|6/25/2016 - The pace of life is very hectic for most Americans, so naturally they value their sleep. And yet the quality of sleep many of us experience is often very poor; job worries, school stress, the pressures associated with raising a family, and other situations can weigh heavily on our minds and keep us...|
|6/24/2016 - Blueberries are just one of the "superfoods" nature has blessed us with. There are so many wonderful qualities and health benefits to eating more blueberries that they are almost too numerous to count.
Besides being packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, research shows that blueberries are excellent...|
|6/24/2016 - There is now another reason to be concerned about the effects of antidepressant use, particularly if you're pregnant. A new study out of the Helsinki University Children's Hospital has uncovered a link between the use of antidepressants by pregnant women, and brain abnormalities in their newborns.
|6/19/2016 - Not only does the FDA refuse to test food toxins for safety, but they never test them in combination to find out how they may be damaging Americans' ability to think. Medical doctors go to college for at least eight years to study how different prescription medications can or cannot be combined, due...|
|6/15/2016 - Right now in Venezuela, if you don't support the socialist government, you don't eat. The tyrannical government is buying up nearly all the food there and is redistributing rations only to families that show their support for the ruling political party. In America, most people believe that the mass...|
|6/15/2016 - The food you eat can directly affect your brain function, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles and published in the journal Gastroenterology. The study found that women who ate probiotic-rich yogurt showed changes in brain activity, connectivity...|
|6/13/2016 - An estimated 200 million people around the world are being unanimously medicated without consent. Many water sources around the world are intentionally tainted with fluoride byproducts because they are believed to provide a medical benefit. According to the CDC, "community water fluoridation has been...|
|6/12/2016 - The overuse of antibiotics has been heavily criticized for causing the proliferation of drug-resistant superbugs, but few people have drawn a strong connection between this class of drugs and mental health – until now.
Researchers from Tel Aviv University uncovered this surprising link after...|
|5/27/2016 - After decades of denials and attacks by the media which called people concerned about cell phone radiation "tin foil hat-wearing conspiracy theorists," a massive, multi-year study funded by the federal government now concludes that yes, cell phone radiation causes brain cancer.
The study is published...|
|5/26/2016 - Most people are aware of the negative effects of not getting enough sleep, but an Australian expert says that an afternoon nap is absolutely essential for functioning at full capacity.
University of Adelaide neural specialist Fiona Kerr says that taking a nap is vital, but it is important to get...|
|5/24/2016 - Modern fungicides that coat common fruits and vegetables have been shown to trigger gene changes in neurons similar to those of people afflicted by autism and Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill conducted the study in an effort to
|5/24/2016 - Researchers believe that a staple food in the Mediterranean diet could be the secret to living a full century after finding some 300 centenarians in a remote Italian village.
As reported by the UK's Daily Mail Online, the herb rosemary is in very commonly used by a group of retirees who have not...|
|5/19/2016 - A class of drugs that includes dozens of common over-the-counter and prescription medications, has been linked to an increased risk of the development of dementia .
Based on the results of two recent studies exploring anticholinergic drugs and their effects on the brain, seniors are now being advised...|
|5/16/2016 - Brain growth and development, among many other crucial processes, are completed during the final months and weeks of pregnancy. Therefore, babies born weeks before their due date tend to have smaller, underdeveloped brains.
A new study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 meeting, showed...|
|5/13/2016 - Corn, and more specifically, high-fructose corn syrup, is injected into nearly every corner of the food supply, from baked goods to sweetened beverages. Although the substance has been linked to a host of maladies, a new study has established that an important omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA can reverse...|
|5/12/2016 - Perhaps the most debilitating health issue anyone has to face is damage to the neurological system. We know from medical science and informed experiences that persons with, say, spinal cord damage or who have suffered a massive stroke, endure neurological damage that modern science thus far has been...|
|5/11/2016 - It is no secret that exercising in old age can help keep your body looking and feeling younger, but a growing body of evidence suggests that it can keep your mind young as well.
A University of Kentucky study showed that blood flow to the brain was higher in people who were fitter, while a study...|
|5/11/2016 - The question of whether cell phones cause brain cancer has been definitively settled, doctors and scientists from around the country warned recently at a pediatric conference in Baltimore.
"The weight of the evidence is clear: cell phones do cause brain cancer," said Dr. Devras Davis, president of...|
|5/2/2016 - We already know that sugar is bad for our health in general, but a remarkable study shows that its destruction even extends to our brains. That's right: The food you eat could actually be making you stupid.
According to research from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), fructose can...|
|4/29/2016 - Over-the-counter drugs, many of them formerly only available by prescription, are in abundance, and they supposedly treat a wide range of conditions and minor illnesses. But new research shows that many of these come with a host of side effects and potential side effects that ought to make you seriously...|
|4/26/2016 - Medical science has long known that mercury is a health hazard no matter how it gets into the body. Whether by foods we eat, water we drink, through vaccines or even our dental fillings, mercury is damaging to our health and toxic to our bodies.
According to this scientific video explaining mercury's...|
|4/25/2016 - Desperate to share her story, a Texas mother is speaking out about the traumatic injuries her young daughter sustained after being injected at six months old with a total of eight vaccine doses.
About a month after infant Cerenity received the DTaP/Hib/IPV (5-in-1 combo), hepatitis B, pneumococcal...|
|4/25/2016 - If you find yourself forgetting more than usual, or you sometimes feel like your mind is not as sharp as it once was, you might want to take a look inside your medicine cabinet.
Older people in particular are being advised to avoid some common over-the-counter medications, as evidence piles up of...|
|4/22/2016 - A former British medical officer who was responsible for deciding if medications were safe for the general public has accused the government he used to serve of "utterly inexplicable complacency" over the triple measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine for children, the UK's Daily Mail Online reported.
|4/22/2016 - Chock full of antioxidants, blueberries are touted as a superfood that can ward off heart disease and cancer. Adding to the list of potential health benefits, a recent study found that blueberries can help provide protection against Alzheimer's disease.
The researchers presented their findings at...|
|4/21/2016 - Scientists from Oregon State University have discovered that a compound found in algae can fight two of the most aggressive types of cancer out there: triple negative breast cancer and brain tumors. The findings were presented at the Experimental Biology 2016 meeting last month in San Diego.
|4/17/2016 - The active ingredient in Tylenol may interfere with people's ability to detect errors, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia, and published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
It's not the first...|
|4/16/2016 - A former DARPA scientist who held a top security clearance has warned that transmissions from cell phone towers constitute a "terrorist act" against the civilian population.
Dr. Paul Batcho holds a PhD from Princeton University, and spent nearly three years working for DARPA at the Los Alamos National...|
|4/16/2016 - LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, has been the subject of hundreds of studies over the years, with some researchers believing that the drug could provide insights into the way the mind works and inspire new treatments. While the drug got a lot of negative attention in the 1960s and '70s, its effects...|
|4/13/2016 - New surveys show that fear of getting dementia in our old age has replaced the fear of getting cancer, the UK's Daily Mail Online reports, because people believe there have been some advances in cancer care but not in the treatment for Alzheimer's and other dementia-related diseases.
The paper noted...|
|4/7/2016 - When was the last time you gave your brain a good workout? In reality, most people never think about their brain when they think about exercise and a healthy lifestyle. But it's a mistake to take brain health for granted, according to psychologist Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D.
Discover strategies for a strong,...|
|4/4/2016 - According to the American Psychological Association (APA), memory loss and aging go hand in hand. Everything from forgotten keys to the onset of dementia are common as people grow older.
"Although new neurons develop throughout our lives, our brains reach their maximum size during our early twenties...|
|3/30/2016 - A Houston family is preparing to file a lawsuit against a local dentist, after their four-year-old daughter suffered brain damage following multiple seizures during a visit, KHOU reported recently.
Attorneys for the family say the child's seizures were brought on by the use of a number of sedatives...|
|3/23/2016 - There's really no better doctor than Mother Nature herself when it comes to combating aging. Almost every day, there is a new study or report that proves just how powerful natural foods can be in terms of curing disease, improving your overall health and helping you stay fit and healthy for longer.
|3/16/2016 - The mystic periodic table of elements is at play in the environment around us and within us. We don't recognize these elements on the surface; it's almost as if they represent different spiritual energies in a realm that we cannot quite see. They have different energetic actions in the human body, using...|
|3/9/2016 - While every organ and system in your body is important to sustain life, it is the brain that makes us who we are, allows us to learn what we learn, do what we do and be who and what we want to be. That makes brain health absolutely vital if you are to realize your fullest potential.
|3/6/2016 - Line up at the nearest Pizza Hut food buffet or McDonald's trough and look around. While we are eating more than ever, we are starving like never before. Our blood, tissues, organs and every cell in our body is starving for nutrition.
White bread, made from bleached white flour, is literally stripped...|
|3/4/2016 - A growing body of research suggests that a Western diet high in sugar and fat may cause brain damage, which in turn reduces your ability to decide how much you should eat, according to an article published in The Conversation by American University neuroscientists Terry Davidson and Camille Sample.
|3/1/2016 - Rosemary is an evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean, and a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, alongside oregano, thyme, basil and lavender. Although some of us are most familiar with the culinary uses of rosemary, this beautifully scented herb is also commonly used in cosmetics, perfumes and...|
|2/29/2016 - Imagine constantly being yelled at, physically harmed, and witnessing traumatic events on a daily basis. Obviously, such abuse and stress isn't healthy or enjoyable, so you'd do your best to try to avoid such situations, right?
Well, according to a recent study published in Frontiers in Molecular...|
|2/27/2016 - Ever since the beginning of civilization as we know it, savants have fascinated us with their remarkable creative or intellectual abilities. Albeit very rare, savants have often changed the way we view the world, our arts or our sciences, and have therefore played an absolutely essential part in the...|
|2/26/2016 - Most people will agree that there are few experiences more enjoyable than relaxing with a nice cup of hot chocolate – especially on those cold and dreary winter days.
But did you know that there are other benefits associated with the popular beverage, besides its rich flavor and comforting...|
|2/15/2016 - It doesn't matter who you are or where you come from; everyone can relate to the euphoric feelings that come while listening to their favorite music. The vibrations of sound, building into rhythm and melody, communicate with our bodies in powerful ways, affecting our emotions, our energies and even...|
|2/11/2016 - Despite all the public hoopla, all the cases of microcephaly being discovered in Brazil have never been scientifically linked to the Zika virus. A group of doctors from South America are now saying the brain deformations the world is witnessing are caused by the mass fumigation of low-income Brazilian...|
|2/9/2016 - Dr. Mark Mattson, PhD, is currently the Chief of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the National Institute of Aging, as well as a professor of neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. He is also known for his foremost research into neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease....|
|2/4/2016 - The human brain is a fascinatingly complex organ that we still know relatively little about. In fact, some scientists admit that we know almost nothing about how the brain processes information. Equally as mysterious is how the brain changes as we age, a process that seems to affect everyone differently...|
|1/15/2016 - While some individuals -- mainly students striving to excel in classes and on exams -- have claimed that the drug Modafinil, more commonly known as the popular "smart" drug," has the ability to boost brain power, a new study shows that the drug actually does the opposite. That's right. It impairs brain...|
|1/14/2016 - Many plastic product manufacturers are starting to put "BPA-free" labels on their products. The plastic industry is slowly moving away from BPA, removing it from baby bottles and plastic food storage containers. This is progress, especially since BPA has been shown to worsen obesity, cancer and behavioral...|
|1/9/2016 - Scientists are increasingly uncovering the ways in which ubiquitous industrial chemicals are damaging children's brain development, condemning a generation of children to neurobehavioral disorders from hyperactivity to autism.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there...|
|1/8/2016 - It doesn't matter if you consume it accidentally in food, inject it via vaccine, or let it leech for years into your mouth from a dental filling; mercury is toxic to the body in all its forms. Gratefully, the negative effects of mercury can be mitigated by essential fatty acids. New research suggests...|
|1/5/2016 - The dangers of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like Prozac and Lexapro are once again highlighted in a new study, which found that the use of these brain-altering drugs during pregnancy can have lasting and sometimes permanent effects on offspring, with mothers basically passing the...|
|12/20/2015 - The neurotransmitter serotonin may be one of the main mechanisms by which vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids help improve mental health, according to a paper authored by researchers from Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute and published in FASEB Journal.
"In this paper we explain how serotonin...|
|12/11/2015 - On the right side of your brain, you've got the ability and functions for art, creativity, imagination, intuition, insight, holistic thoughts, music awareness, and of course, left hand control. Then, on the left side of your brain, you've got the abilities and functions to develop analytical thought,...|
|11/23/2015 - Nearly 60 percent of all U.S. adults are now taking prescription drugs, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard University and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The number rose from 51 percent in 1999 to 59 percent in 2011.
The number of people taking...|
|10/30/2015 6:41:38 PM - The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an apology to hundreds of millions of people late 2014, admitting that the flu shot didn't work. The strain of virus manufactured in the vaccine did not match the actual dominant flu virus strains going around. Flu viruses mutate now so unpredictably that...|
|10/19/2015 - As advocates for mandatory vaccination spread propaganda across the United States, the British government is dealing with the fallout of a faulty swine flu vaccine that has caused numerous cases of brain damage in children.
As reported by the International Business Times, the UK government is financially...|
|10/14/2015 - In a stunning development with horrific implications, scientists whose work was published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience were able to achieve "magnetic lobotomies" that deactivate higher brain function without using surgery, radiation, fluoridated water or mercury-laced vaccines.
|10/8/2015 12:44:56 PM - The Internet is quickly becoming the brain and storage bank for the human race. Instead of trying to remember a fact or tidbit with their own brains, people quickly turn to Google for answers. People rely on Google so much that the search engine is measurably destroying their very own long-term memory...|
|10/4/2015 - A new book astonishingly claims that Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton is suffering from a plethora of health issues, leading some to believe that perhaps she is unfit to lead the country.
According to excerpts from the book Unlikeable: The Problem with Hillary that were published...|
|9/16/2015 - The term "game brain" might sound as though it is related to playing too many video games, but it actually deals with a health hazard that comes with one of America's favorite sports: football.
Although football season is a time when people engage in office bets, have parties and get deeply involved...|
|9/14/2015 - A great misunderstanding regarding the therapeutic value of the cannabis plant persists, even within some reform circles. Marijuana is often lumped into the same category as cigarettes, hard drugs, and even alcohol, with the latest trend being to designate cannabis as "less harmful" than these other...|
|9/8/2015 - A new clinical study has found that just 15 minutes of cell phone talk time radiation exposure can alter the structure and function of the brain, including brain wave activity that is connected to cognition, mood and behavior.
Thirty-one healthy females took part in the study, published in PLOS ONE;...|
|9/8/2015 - The convergence of real life with controlled virtual reality has moved one step closer to fruition. Scientists from North Carolina have figured out a way to network the brains of multiple animals to form what they call "living computers" capable of performing advanced tasks and solving complex problems,...|
|9/2/2015 - The evolutionary claims of Paleo Diet proponents do not hold water, according to a paper published by researchers from the University of Chicago in the Quarterly Review of Biology. Instead, evidence from a wide variety of disciplines suggests that carbohydrates from starchy vegetables formed an important...|
|9/2/2015 - The psychiatric benefits of short-term omega-3 supplementation could last for years afterward. This is the suggestion made by a study conducted by researchers from the University of Melbourne and the Medical University of Vienna and published in the journal Nature Communications on August 11.
|8/28/2015 - At least one butterfly species has evolved the ability to drug ants into defending its larvae, according to a study conducted by researchers from Kobe University that was published in the journal Current Biology. This drugging takes place by means of a sugary liquid that the caterpillars secrete and...|
|8/25/2015 - Whenever there's an opportunity to mock and discredit the health benefits of nutrition, the mainstream media is right there, ready to pounce. If nutrition can be made out to be confusing and irrelevant to well being, then the public will dismiss it altogether, gravitating toward a life of junk food...|
|8/14/2015 - Most people believe that their memory and cognition are going to decline as they grow older. Dementia is so widespread today that many adults now believe it's just a normal part of the aging and dying process. Research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health proves otherwise.
|8/12/2015 - It's been jokingly said that an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea. Herbal tea is one of those universally appreciated beverages consumed in nearly every culture. It can be served year-round hot or iced. Yet herbal tea isn't enjoyed just because it's palatable. For centuries,...|
|8/8/2015 - Prior to about 20 years ago, it was believed that the human brain was incapable of producing new brain cells after reaching maturity. But scientists now widely accept the fact that the human brain can undergo neurogenesis, in which new neurons are born, even into adulthood, and that this process can...|
|8/6/2015 1:01:28 PM - Dementia and other neurological brain diseases are striking people younger and younger, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Bournemouth University in England and published in the journal Surgical Neurology International. These diseases have reached levels that are "almost epidemic,"...|
|7/27/2015 - A family of insecticides called pyrethroids are found in many common household items and unfortunately, they've been shown to harm human health.
According to experts from the Institute of Research in Environmental and Occupational Health in Rennes, France, they've been linked to interfering with...|
|7/21/2015 - Since the swine flu panic that was widespread in 2009, prompting more than 60 million people to get vaccinated against it, countless amounts of individuals - predominantly children - have developed a range of health conditions. Mainly, brain damage has been the issue; everything from sleep disturbances...|
|7/17/2015 - The cult of "science" has a fetish for trying to amalgamate humanity with machine. And its latest endeavor in this pursuit has taken the form of an emerging brain implant technology that would render humans part flesh, part computer.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB),...|
|7/15/2015 - Green tea has held the equivalent of rock star status in the world of natural health and nutrition for years now. This is largely because new research seems to be coming out all the time that finds yet more ways in which the regular consumption of green tea can benefit the body. So far, science has...|
|6/26/2015 - A routine dental procedure suddenly descended into darkness for one Minnesota teen. When 17-year-old Sydney Galleger went in for surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed, she must have been nervous, but nothing could have prepared her for what she was about to face. No one saw it coming.
|6/25/2015 - Few beverages divide the natural health world quite like coffee. For every one expert who proclaims that coffee is one of the healthiest drinks we can consume, there seems to be at least one other expert who proclaims the exact opposite: that quitting coffee is a prerequisite for establishing a healthier...|
|6/13/2015 - Medical professionals everywhere may be stunned by a new discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have recently discovered that lymphatic vessels do in fact go up into the brain, but it is no surprise to those who have studied...|
|6/3/2015 - The colors are coming alive as tired and eager eyes peer out into a field of wildflowers bristling in the wind. Soaking it all in, the eyes transmit nature's beauty to the psyche, repairing strained eyes and mending broken thoughts. Flower tops stand out bold in the field of diversity as if they are...|
|5/27/2015 - A Dutch physician who was convicted of mistreating and neglecting eight of his patients after falsely diagnosing them with medical conditions that they didn't actually have now claims that he committed these crimes because he suffers from brain damage.
The lawyer of former neurologist Ernst Jansen...|
|5/26/2015 - Constantly stressed about something that prevents you from getting a decent night's sleep? Rather watch a late-night movie in bed than snooze? People may want to rethink these habits, as their brain health depends on it. More importantly, those who suffer from health conditions that prevent them from...|
|5/25/2015 - The Mediterranean diet has long been researched and touted for its many benefits. High in nutrients and antioxidants, several studies have linked this type of diet to a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke and dementia.
According to a new clinical study, a Mediterranean diet rich in nuts...|
|5/21/2015 - Vaccine-Induced Brain Damage Syndrome (VIBDS) is the phenomenon of impaired cognitive function caused by the brain-damaging toxic additives found in vaccines. It mirrors the well-documented cognitive impairment caused by chemotherapy, known across the medical establishment as Post-Chemotherapy Cognitive...|
|5/12/2015 - The reality of "chemo brain" has been established by researchers who have discovered clear evidence that patients develop cognitive issues after undergoing chemotherapy. The new studies reveal that chemotherapy can lead to problems with focus and recall with a sense of "brain fog" being described by...|
|5/10/2015 - A new experiment from the University of California, Davis, brings new understanding to how comfort foods work and how sugar functions like "brain crack," ultimately addicting comfort eaters. In the study, sugar was found to be a stress suppressant, limiting the stress hormone cortisol. Like a drug,...|
|5/7/2015 - The next time you feel yourself becoming tense, pause and consider that stress is one of the leading causes of poor health, both mental and physical. Research has shown that when we experience undue pressure and strain in our lives, it actually clouds thinking to such a degree that we become much less...|
|5/5/2015 - Vitamin E is an important fat-soluble antioxidant that plays a key role in protecting the body against free radical damage. It can also prevent inflammation and reduce signs of aging.
New research conducted at Oregon State University has found that vitamin E deficiency might put people at a higher...|
|5/1/2015 - A promising new therapy that could improve brain function and provide relief for patients with PTSD and other conditions is now being tested on a group of 160 veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness.
Light therapy, also known as LED therapy, is a painless, non-invasive treatment involving the placement...|
|4/20/2015 - The swine flu vaccine caused severe brain damage in over 800 children across Europe, and the UK government has now agreed to pay $90 million in compensation to those victims as part of a vaccine injury settlement.
This is the same swine flu vaccine that the entire mainstream media ridiculously insists...|
|4/17/2015 - Maniac vaccine fanatic Paul Offit of Philadelphia Children's Hospital, who believes that a newborn child is capable of sustaining 10,000 vaccinations at once, now says that aluminum is an essential metal that plays an important role in the development of a healthy baby.
This grim reaper of the vaccine...|
|4/17/2015 - To hospital personnel and even close friends and family members, a physically non-responsive patient, or someone we might dub as "vegetative," may seem to be unconscious and completely unaware of what's happening around them. But new research out of the U.K. reveals signature brain patterns in many...|
|4/10/2015 - There is no shortage of things driving us crazy in the world today, but there are some things that could do it in a shorter amount of time. These gut disturbing, liver compromising, and brain damaging ingredients have come from the "infinite genius" of man, and have clearly ruined our ability to think...|
|4/3/2015 - Scientists have successfully used ultrasound waves to break up the amyloid plaques in the brains of mice with a form of Alzheimer's disease, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia and published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
|3/30/2015 - We often hear that professional football players are in the best shape of their lives. Their level of fitness cannot be denied, but what about their overall health, specifically their brain health? There has been increasing concern over the long-term effects of the concussions football players routinely...|
|3/17/2015 - Gluten is the common protein molecule found in wheat, barley, rye, kamut and spelt. Gluten is a sticky, storage protein that binds to the small intestinal wall where it often causes digestive and immune system disorders. The most common condition associated with a gluten sensitivity is celiac disease...|
|3/11/2015 - A chemical extracted from milk thistle seeds may function as a non-invasive treatment for a rare hormonal condition caused by a brain tumor, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich and Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen and published in the journal...|
|3/2/2015 - Throughout U.S. history, certain selected groups of citizens have been subjected to extreme verbal, judicial and even physical abuse at the hands of bigoted oppressors. The historical abuse of African-Americans -- subjected to generations of abusive language and racism that still lingers today -- was...|
|3/2/2015 - In our rapidly changing world, trying to process news and other information that's constantly bombarding us, at an ever-increasing rate, is often nothing short of overwhelming. And while it might seem like too much to handle at times, there exist alternate methods of learning that can help you stay...|
|2/28/2015 - As this author has stated before, science likes to intervene in just about all human activities to give an "authoritative" perspective on whatever all of us do or don't do. Wrong, right or indecisive, most folks need "scientific authority" to grant a stamp of approval or disapproval on almost anything...|
|2/25/2015 - Women who take birth control pills will not be pleased with a recent discovery that suggests a link between taking the contraceptive and brain tumor development.
Danish researchers have discovered that taking a birth control pill for over five years can more than double the risk of developing a rare...|
|2/17/2015 - Common over-the-counter medications with anticholinergic effects, even ones as common as those designed to treat allergies, may seriously harm brain health. In fact, so severe are their consequences that they've been identified as playing a role in the development of dementia, including Alzheimer's...|
|2/13/2015 - The key to a better memory, less brain fog and improved overall cognitive performance could be as simple as munching on a few tree nuts every day. Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) found that consuming less than a handful of walnuts...|
|2/4/2015 12:49:42 PM -
The concern about MSG and glutamates in the food supply has hit a new all-time high since Codex Alimentarium rules are being enforced. Codex, through the WHO and WTO (World Trade Organization) creates the standards by which foods can be "legally" adulterated.
When I attended meetings in Bonn,...|
|2/4/2015 - Research has now demonstrated that meditation builds brain cells and increases gray matter in the brain. Using magnetic imaging (MRI), Harvard researchers found that meditation produced physiological changes in the brain's gray matter. Some areas in the brains of the study participants thickened after...|
|2/3/2015 - Nature provides an amazing array of resources to improve our health and boost our immunity. Mushrooms are a type of fungus that are enjoyed by people all over the world and renowned for their nutritional benefits. In recent years, scientists have studied the medicinal benefits of the Cordyceps Sinensis...|
|1/31/2015 - The internet did a collective LOL last Thursday when Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots, spoke to a packed press conference for 30 solid minutes about his balls - his footballs, that is. How tight they are, squeezing them, their "tack," and how once he chooses them before a game he...|
|1/28/2015 - In order to make plastics pliable and thermal receipt paper printable, certain chemicals have to be added to the mix that a growing body of research shows can damage the human endocrine system and cause other serious health damage. And some of the latest research on this subject warns that a popular...|
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|1/27/2015 - A debilitating disease that causes difficulty remembering recent conversations, names or events, Alzheimer's, is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, affecting more than 5 million Americans.
Women are particularly at risk for the disease, making up two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases....|
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