Disease Health Studies 

Inflammation: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Inflammation in the body is a two-edged sword. It can protect us, or hurt us. It is useful to understand the various roles played by inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s response to threats. Those may be stress, toxic chemicals, or infection. When one of these dangers is detected by the immune system, it activates proteins to protect the cells and tissues. Inflammation is most visible when it is working to repair an injury or fight off illness. Signs of inflammation include a fever or swollen glands, as often happens with…

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Disease Health Studies 

Cannabis and Cancer

In the United States and worldwide, an increasing number of governmental entities are legalizing the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, is a plant that grows all over the world. It has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. The cannabis plant produces a resin with compounds called cannabinoids, active chemicals that function as drugs. They affect both the immune and nervous systems of the body. Some cannabinoids are psychoactive, and they act on the brain, affecting consciousness and mood. Cannabis can be inhaled,…

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Disease 

How Stress Feeds Cancer Cells

For years, researchers have suspected a close causal relationship between stress and the development of cancer. We know that stress causes hormonal reactions that can potentially affect the development of malignant cells, but no direct cause and affect link has been proven. Now new research proves that once cancer is developing inside the body, stress biochemically helps it grow. The study, headed by Dr. George Kulik, associate professor of cancer biology at Wake Forest University, Baptist Medical Center, observed the effects of stress on prostate cancer in two mouse models.…

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Healthy Foods Natural Remedies 

One of Your Grocery Store’s Most Powerful Proven Cancer Fighters

When you hear cancer fighter you might think the term is used way too loosely. You might also believe that the only real way to fight cancer is to use harsh chemical treatments like chemotherapy, or to rely on radiation therapy. In reality there are a few foods and beverages you can use on a daily basis that will help fight cancer, and there’s scientific evidence to back these claims up. Green tea is one of nature’s most powerful cancer fighters. The primary reason its so powerful is because it…

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Wellness 

Your Drinking Water is Intentionally Contaminated with this Dangerous Chemical

If you live in the United States then the odds are supremely high that your water has been purposefully contaminated. “By what?” you might ask. Fluoride. Despite what you might be led to believe, fluoride is not needed for healthy teeth. In fact, there are studies that show fluoride can actually damage teeth, as well as working to damage other parts of the body. Fluoride is the byproduct of the manufacture of certain fertilizers. According to Fluoride Alert, the leading fluoride advocacy group, this is how we get fluoride: The…

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Diet Healthy Foods 

5 Surprising Benefits of Green Tea

For hundreds of years cultures in Asia have been drinking green-tea. It was long used ceremonially and for dinner parties, and it’s unlikely these people groups knew just how powerful green tea really was. Fortunately, with recent research, we’ve been able to uncover what makes green tea one of the most potent health super-foods to “come on the scene” in some time. The reason green-tea is such a wonderful health food is because it contains certain flavonoids known as catechins. One in particular is an antioxidant Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG). This…

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Disease 

What Scientists Got Wrong about Red Meat’s Affect On Your Health

For some time scientists have been saying if your diet is high in red meat the chances are high you’re going to get sick and die. The verbiage wasn’t quite that simple, but it’s pretty much the basic gyst of things. According to many reports, the associations between red meat and cancer were consistent. But then scientists went back to look at the data and came away with a different set of conclusions. Red meat actually isn’t harmful. According to the Mayo clinic: “Red meat. About 100 grams (roughly the…

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Diet Healthy Foods 

Is Eating Red Meat As Bad As They Say? The Answer May Surprise You

There’s such thing a thing as good advice…and there’s also bad advice. Good advice usually comes from solid observational studies. Bad advice comes from hearsay and observational studies. When it comes to red meat there is no real reason to avoid (read to the end to see the caveat on that). The links between the consumption of meat and both heart disease and cancer are frivolous and unfounded. The few studies we do have of red meat contributing to cancer are all observational studies. Thus the results are skewed and inconclusive. To see…

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Disease Prescription Drugs Wellness 

Discover One of the Most Effective “Non Medical” Cancer Treatments in Existence

Have you ever wondered why there aren’t more “natural” remedies for cancer? Well some believe the reason is because pharmaceutical companies have trouble letting those “cures” be known because they can’t make money from them when they’re out in the open. And that might be true. What else has been proven to be true is just how effective natural cures really are. One of the most important “natural cures” if you will is N-Acetyl Cysteine. N-Acetyl Cysteine is derived from Amino acids and has been shown in numerous clinical studies…

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