Tuesday - Jul 16, 2019

Health

  • Disturbing study reveals connection between brain damage and hepatitis B vaccine

    Disturbing study reveals connection between brain damage and hepatitis B vaccine

    by Vicki Batts The hepatitis B vaccine is routinely administered to newborns, often just a few short hours after birth. It’s a highly controversial practice; for many parents, the idea of vaccinating a delicate, newborn baby has been a hard pill to swallow. Now, new research confirms there is a link between the hepatitis B

  • Higher ethnic pride leads to lower risk of depression in young Latinos

    Higher ethnic pride leads to lower risk of depression in young Latinos

    by Fernanda Lima Cross, M.S.W. ANN ARBOR: Latino youth who identify strongly with their ethnic group are less likely to develop symptoms of depression, according to a University of Michigan study. Previous research has shown that depression affects US-born Latinos. and immigrants of all ages at higher rates than members of any other ethnic-racial group.

  • Drink more water. This simple and holistic advice is the best way to optimize urological health

    Drink more water. This simple and holistic advice is the best way to optimize urological health

    by Zoey Sky It’s a good thing that people are becoming more interested in natural remedies for various aches and pains, but it’s also important to stay hydrated. After all, not enough people understand how drinking enough water regularly is crucial to keeping your bladder, kidneys, and pelvic organs healthy. Hydration and urological health Urological

  • Organic strawberries found to stop the growth of cancer cells

    Organic strawberries found to stop the growth of cancer cells

    by Michelle Simmons Berries have been widely studied for their potential health benefits, particularly their anti-cancer properties. Various studies have provided evidence that among berries, strawberries, organic ones, in particular, can fight against cancer. In a study conducted by researchers from Sweden, it was revealed that extract from organic strawberries are especially effective at inhibiting

  • Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy linked to autism in children

    Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy linked to autism in children

    by Zoey Sky Vitamin D, also called the “sunshine vitamin,” does more than keep your bones and teeth healthy. According to a study, taking enough vitamin D when you’re pregnant can help lower your unborn child’s risk of developing autism. The study, which was published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, is part of “Generation R,”

  • Nutritional benefits that prove moringa really is a “miracle tree”

    Nutritional benefits that prove moringa really is a “miracle tree”

    by Ellaine Castillo Many bitter foods have proven themselves to be amazing superfoods. Take for example dark leafy greens, bitter gourds, dark chocolate, and moringa. Compared to the others on the list, moringa (Moringa oleifera) is less popular but this doesn’t mean that it’s not as good. In fact, this plant is commonly called a

  • Eating radishes can diminish symptoms of clinical depression

    Eating radishes can diminish symptoms of clinical depression

    by Ellaine Castillo Antidepressants are some of the most common medications that people take. Based on a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10.7 percent of Americans take this type of medication. This is a great cause for concern not only because it means that more people are suffering from depression, but

  • Glucosamine slows down aging by supporting connective tissue

    Glucosamine slows down aging by supporting connective tissue

    by Ben Fuchs Connective tissue (CT) is one of the four types of tissues that form the human body. (The others are the nervous, muscle and covering or “epithelial” tissue.) The connective tissue supports all the other tissues by binding them together. The connective tissue also nourishes, oxygenates, electrifies and detoxifies all the cells of