Monday - Nov 19, 2018

Health

  • To protect weed from Monsanto patenting, company begins mapping cannabis genome

    To protect weed from Monsanto patenting, company begins mapping cannabis genome

    by Jay Syrmopoulos Portland, OR – A pioneering biotechnology startup has launched an online interactive guide that maps the genetic evolution of the cannabis genome, allowing for specific strains of marijuana that are already in the public domain a form of protection from patenting by large biotech firms such as Monsanto. After two years of

  • Grow your own superfoods in your home garden this year

    Grow your own superfoods in your home garden this year

    by Jon E. Dougherty Homesteading.news When most people think of the term “superfood,” they think of exotic fruits or imported vegetables from places with foreign names and distant locales. In reality, many of the foods you likely eat and even grow in your own garden are superfoods. The common definition of a superfood is any

  • The importance of sleep, even mild lack of sleep might cause problems

    The importance of sleep, even mild lack of sleep might cause problems

    by Ben Fuchs One of the key weapons in the so-called “War on Terrorism” is what the George W. Bush administration officials called Enhanced Interrogation Techniques. Featuring nebulous or mildly discomforting names like “waterboarding”, “the attention grab” and “long time standing”, that inspire confusing or perhaps mildly uncomfortable images, EITs are either lauded as wonderful

  • Hawaii considering decriminalization of all recreational drugs for personal use

    Hawaii considering decriminalization of all recreational drugs for personal use

    by L.J. Devon It’s a bold move, the likes of which hasn’t been seen in recent United States history: The state of Hawaii is on the cusp of decriminalizing ALL recreational drugs. If the resolution passes, Hawaii would become the first state to investigate alternative solutions for treating drug addiction other than just locking people

  • Need to speed up your metabolism?

    Need to speed up your metabolism?

    Turn to these teas to fight fat in all the right places by David Gutiérrez Are you already eating a healthy diet, but you need an extra boost to shed or keep off some extra pounds? Why not try adding a healthy tea to your daily routine? Teas, or herbal infusions, are a potent way

  • Can you get diabetes from eating to much sugar?

    Can you get diabetes from eating to much sugar?

    by nikulpatel When it comes to diabetes we all think that patient must have eaten too much sugar. However, relation between sugar and diabetes is always a subject of debate having different explanations. Let’s try to understand the myth of sugar and diabetes Does sugar cause diabetes? Diabetes can be categorized into two types: Type

  • What blood pressure is and how to control it yourself

    What blood pressure is and how to control it yourself

    by Ben Fuchs Critical Health News The body is always talking to us. We may not listen, but it’s always reporting back about what’s going on with it, how it’s responding to our actions and what we’re doing wrong and right. If you have a problem dairy, your intestine will signal its distress with cramping,

  • 5 warning signs of magnesium deficiency

    5 warning signs of magnesium deficiency

    5 warning signs of magnesium deficiency by Christine S Many Americans do not understand the importance of magnesium in the same way they understand calcium or iron, for instance. Nonetheless, adequate magnesium levels are crucial for brain, cardiac and muscle function and it is needed, along with silica and Vitamins D and K to promote

  • 10 common habits that seriously damage your kidneys

    10 common habits that seriously damage your kidneys

    by Amy Goodrich Our kidneys are super important for our health. They filter our blood, produce hormones, absorb minerals, produce urine, eliminate toxins, and neutralize acids. So as one of the most important organs in your body, your kidneys deserve some love. Damage or steady decline of your kidneys can often go unnoticed for years

  • Turmeric able to  ‘smart kill’ cancer

    Turmeric able to ‘smart kill’ cancer

    Chemotherapy and radiation now medically obsolete Radiation now medically obsolete by Daniel Barker Turmeric has long been one of the most prized spices from the East, but its benefits extend far beyond the wonderful flavor and color it lends to many recipes. The health-promoting properties of turmeric have been known for millennia, but only recently