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Archive for August 2016

The 3 deadliest pieces of advice your doctor will ever give you – explosive new Ian Wishart health book challenges NZ healthy diet claims

The 3 deadliest pieces of advice your doctor will ever give you – explosive new Ian Wishart health book challenges NZ healthy diet claims

“Show Me The Money, Honey” book reveals cholesterol, saturated fat and salt are good for most people’s health

AUCKLAND, NZ, — A new book on health warns tens of thousands of New Zealanders could be killed by key policy directives of New Zealand’s Ministry of Health.

Investigative journalist Ian Wishart says there’s compelling evidence from peer-reviewed medical studies that 50 years of health advice about the dangers of salt, cholesterol and saturated fat is wrong, and the mistake is already costing lives.

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Bengaluru residents find solution for dengue in homeopathy

Bengaluru residents find solution for dengue in homeopathy

Bengaluru, Aug 16: Alopathy is no more the only solution for Dengue these days. Especially in a place like Bengaluru where doctors and medicines are both expensive, residents have now turned to a cheaper and an effective alternative-Homeopathy to combat Dengue.

People have been milling Homeopathy clinics and hospitals for an antidote. Dr Sudhir Babu of Javaji Advanced Homeopathy said, “People ask for some cure to keep the disease at bay. We do in fact have medicines to help build immunity against the ailment.”

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Acupuncture Found Effective For Lumbar Disc Herniations

Acupuncture Found Effective For Lumbar Disc Herniations

Researchers demonstrate excellent clinical results using acupuncture for the treatment of lumbar disc herniations.

Researchers find acupuncture safe and effective for the treatment of lumbar disc herniations across multiple independent clinical trials. A meta-analysis of investigations reveals that Jiaji acupoints yield significant positive patient outcomes when combined with manual and electroacupuncture techniques. Distal and abdominal acupuncture also demonstrated significant positive patient outcomes. This research review covers rare acupuncture points demonstrating clinical efficacy and details a powerful manual acupuncture technique proven effective for relief of lumbar disc herniation symptoms. We’ll start with primary research by Song et al. and then take a close look at a meta-analysis by Wang et al., including specific approaches to clinical care proven to deliver excellent results.

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Overweight Dads Could Affect Daughter’s Health

Overweight Dads Could Affect Daughter’s Health

According to a study out of Georgetown University Medical Center and published in Scientific Reports, obese male mice and normal weight female mice produce female pups that are overweight at birth through childhood, and have delayed development of their breast tissue as well as increased rates of breast cancer. These findings come from one of the first animal studies to examine the impact of paternal obesity on future generations’ cancer risk.

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How acupuncture changed my life

How acupuncture changed my life

It only takes a third of a second for Google to return over 11.2 million(!) results that espouse the benefits of acupuncture, but if you like your cyber chondria served with a personal anecdote on the side, step right this way.

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5 Ways To Get Whiter Teeth In A Natural, Healthy Way

5 Ways To Get Whiter Teeth In A Natural, Healthy Way

Everyone wants whiter teeth, but there are risks involved in getting them bleached or whitened. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to keep your teeth white in natural ways — without wearing down your enamel or damaging your teeth or gums.

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Kidney stone prone

Kidney stones are made up of crystal-forming substances such as calcium, oxalate and uric acid. These are normally in urine, however, they become an issue when there is not enough water for them to be dissolved and eliminated. This lack of water, dehydration, makes the urine concentrated, more acidic, and if lacking the substances necessary to prevent the crystals from sticking together, you have the perfect formula for kidney stones.

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Acupuncture can curb menopausal hot flashes

Acupuncture can curb menopausal hot flashes

Acupuncture is found to be effective in reducing the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Researchers have found that after six months of acupuncture treatment, women reported an average 36.7 per cent decline in the frequency of hot flashes.

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