Thursday - Jul 09, 2020

Health

  • Coronavirus poses more than just a global health threat

    Coronavirus poses more than just a global health threat

    A global economic collapse could follow   by Tracey Watson   Whoever came up with the idea of the global village clearly never thought about how a disaster in one part of the village would affect all the other residents. The 2008 global financial crisis is a prime example of why interconnecting the entire planet’s

  • Scientists find that molecules in pomegranates have incredible anti-aging benefits

    Scientists find that molecules in pomegranates have incredible anti-aging benefits

    by Darnel Fernándezby   The pomegranate, scientifically known as Punica granatum, is a popular deciduous shrub, thanks to its ruby-red fruit. Considered among the healthiest fruits around, the pomegranate is packed with polyphenols and antioxidants that help deal with a variety of health problems like high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. While previous studies have established that eating a pomegranate could help

  • Researchers find strong links between working memory and age, sleep quality and mood

    Researchers find strong links between working memory and age, sleep quality and mood

    by Grace Olson   Working memory is an important part of a person’s day-to-day activity, and numerous factors affect it. In a recent report, scientists linked three health-related factors – sleep, age and depressed mood – to working memory. Their findings, which appeared in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, focused on the qualitative and quantitative

  • Cancer prevention: 6 ways nature helps you fight cancer

    Cancer prevention: 6 ways nature helps you fight cancer

    by Darnel Fernández   Cancer has been on the rise in recent years, with statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimating a grand total of more than 1.7 million new cancer cases in the US. Researchers from the ACS found that at least 42 percent of these newly diagnosed cancer cases – about 740,000

  • If you’re at risk of diabetes, you should start pumping iron

    If you’re at risk of diabetes, you should start pumping iron

    by Melissa Smith   People often practice strength training or resistance training exercises to build muscle and achieve their dream figure. But strength training can benefit the body in more ways: A study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggested that this type of exercise can be beneficial for reducing the risk of Type 2

  • Doctors declared obesity is a disease

    Doctors declared obesity is a disease

    by Critical Health   Well, its official, obesity is a disease. So declared the doctor delegates at the American Medical Association’s annual meeting this past June. Americans are the second fattest people in the world (second only to Mexico, and only by 1 percent, according to Scripps Media Inc.). According to Dr. Patrice Harris, a

  • Survival medicine: Home remedies for digestive problems, the flu and stress relief   

    Survival medicine: Home remedies for digestive problems, the flu and stress relief  

    by Isabelle Z.   If you’ve come to distrust conventional medicine, you’re not alone. The questionable side effects and poor efficacy of these drugs have many people turning to alternative treatments. While home remedies are certainly a more attractive option right now, they could become downright essential in a collapse situation. Now is the perfect