Month: May 2016

Sometimes the FDA is not your friend.

FDA Prohibits Useful Information About Supplements

The FDA regulates and prohibits the dietary supplement industry from stating on product labels or any related literature that could be useful to consumers who are looking to prevent or cure a disease. Exceptions to this rule include claims that calcium is important to the prevention of Osteoporosis and that folic acid can prevent neural …

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Microbes in your gut keep you healthy.

Microbial Health

The bacteria in your gut weighs more than the mass of your mind, and this bacteria has the power to affect your brain’s health. For example, we know from research that transplanting the microbiota of anxious mice into normal mice changes their personalities. In addition, a diet high in sugar leads to changes in gut …

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Can animals really sense cancer?

Dogs Sense Cancer

Anyone who has owned a dog know how keen their sense of smell is.  They have been deployed for their keen sense of scent detection for many years and for multiple uses, including: agriculture detection, bomb and narcotics detection, criminal apprehension, money detection, contraband, missing persons, police, seizure detection, and bedbugs. There are research centers …

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The relation between cell phone towers and cancer

Towers of Doom

Could exposure to radiation from cell phone towers really responsible for over 7,000 cancer deaths? According to research findings from Brazil, the facts speak for themselves. The study established a direct link between cancer deaths in Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s third largest city, with the cell phone network. Over 80 percent of those who succumbed to …

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Animals love music too!

Golden Loves Music

  Many animals like humans have an affinity to music. This olden retriever definitely enjoys and gets into the beat of his masters guitar strumming Not surprising we all have our unique preference for music. What you consider soothing and relaxing could very well be different from what your partner or friend would listen to. …

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Can money buy you health?

On Death and Money

It is a well-known fact that just because you have a lot of money does not make you happier.   However, the wealthiest among us do seem to be healthier and live quite a bit longer. Studies dating back to the 1800’s to present day have found that the mortality gradient by income does exist. The …

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