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Blog posts : "Health"

Bee Venom Therapy

Bee Venom Therapy

For centuries, honey, bee pollen, and bee venom have been used to treat a number of ailments that vary between chronic pain to skin conditions. Apitherapy, or the medical use of honeybee products that range from royal jelly to bee venom, was used by the ancient Egyptians as a home…

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Could the Feds Soon Test Anthrax Vaccine on Your Kids?

Anthrax VaccineTo test now or to maybe test later? That is the question the Obama Administration advisory group will answer this week over a vaccine that has never been given to children: the one for anthrax.

The anthrax vaccine, which has been tested for adults, is a vaccine that may not ever be necessary and …

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Sugar Supplement Blocks Multiple Sclerosis

GlcNAcSugar Supplement Blocks 
Multiple Sclerosis  

What would you say if I told you that a glucosamine like dietary supplement suppresses the damaging autoimmune response seen in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Scientists have found that oral N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), which is similar to but more effecti…

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BPA - Should You Worry?

BPABPA: Should You Worry?

For 40 years we ate and drank from containers containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in producing polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Those substances are found in hundreds of products, from water bottles to compact discs and medical devices. Until recent years, th…

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Connected to Lack of Steroids in the Brain

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment Avenue May Expand with Brain Steroids

Multiple sclerosis might be connected to a lack of steroids in the brain. MS attacks the brain and spinal cord, causing inflammation and damage that can lead to paralysis and sometimes blindness.

The discovery centers on neuroste…

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Bacteria Spreading in Warming Oceans

Warming OceansScientists: Bacteria Spreading in Warming Oceans

Warning: The warming of the world's oceans can cause serious illness and may cost millions of euros (dollars) in health care.

That is the alarm sounded in a paper released online Tuesday on the eve of a two-day conference in Brussels.

The 200-page paper…

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Couch Potatoes Rejoice, or Not!

Couch PotatoCouch Potatoes Missing Exercise Gene  

People who are reluctant to exercise could be missing key genes that control muscle protein, In tests on mice, researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, found that removing the genes that control the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) left th…

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The Bird Flu is Returning - Vaccines to Follow

VaccinesBird flu was in decline -- but health officials warns that it appears to be on the rise again. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) "urged heightened readiness and surveillance against a possible major resurgence" of the virus, which has crossed over from birds to infect 565 p…

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A Cure for Multiple Sclerosis and Psoriasis!

Healed from Multiple Sclerosis and Psoriasis!

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects women more than men. The disorder is most commonly diagnosed between ages 20 and 40, but can be seen at any age. MS is caused by damage to the myelin sheath, the protective covering that surrounds nerve cells. When this n…

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Cash NOT Charge will NOT Solve the Obesity Problem for the Poor and Middle-Class

Food Stamp Card - Obama MoneyCash NOT Charge will NOT Solve the Obesity Problem for the Poor and Middle-Class

A new study, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, reveals one way to curtail the purchase of Junk Food when Grocery Shopping is to pay with cash, not credit or debit. (continue reading this story).

“Your food …

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Home Births Rise by a Dramatic 20 Percent

Home BirthsHome Births Rise by a Dramatic 20 Percent

One mother chose home birth because it was cheaper than going to a hospital. Another gave birth at home because she has multiple sclerosis and feared unnecessary medical intervention. And some choose home births after cesarean sections with their first babie…

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Is Healthy Eating Just Privilege of the Rich?

Healthy EatingHealthy Eating is a Privilege of the Rich

A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study published Thursday that says the government should do more to help consumers eat healthier.

An update of what used to be known …

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Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)How Do I Know It's Really Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

There is no single test that is proof-positive for diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, there are accepted criteria for making the diagnosis, but even this system is imperfect.

Since diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be very difficult, a…

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

PsoriasisAugust is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the country, affecting as many as 7.5 million Americans. Appearing on the skin most often as red scaly patches that itch and bleed, psoriasis is chronic, painful, disfiguring and disabling. There is no cure for…

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Patients Falsely Told They Had HIV For A Medicaid Scam

hiv, aids, std, hiv aids, aids hiv, hiv and aids, aids and hiv, hiv to aids, hiv & aids, hiv or aids, hiv en aids, hivaids, hearing aids, aides, hiv test, test for hiv, test hiv, symptoms hiv, hiv symptoms, symptoms of hiv, hivtest, false positive, hiv testing, testing for hiv, hiv positive, aids symptoms, symptoms of aids, symptoms aids, hiv virus, virus hiv, hiv infection, people with aids, aids day, hiv transmission, transmission of hiv, aids test, hiv treatment, treatment for hivIt’s a hard-to-believe accusation, but one that prosecutors believe to be true. A New York City doctor allegedly told about a dozen patients that they were infected with the HIV virus. Then, he purportedly treated them and billed Medicaid $700,000. As a result, he may face 15 years behind bars. …

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Pray for Aidan - Fundraiser For Aidan William Wright

Fundraiser For Aidan William Wright
"Raising Awareness; While Having Fun"
Thursday, June 2 at 5:00am - June 27 at 5:00pm


This was written by Aidan's mom: Erin McSwain Wright

Pray for AidanOn February 16, 2008 – just 5 days short of his 2nd birthday – Aidan nearly drowne…

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Viagra May CURE Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Viagra May CURE Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers have discovered that Viagra® drastically reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms in animal models with the disease. The research, published in Acta Neuropathologica, demonstrates that a practically complete recov…

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HIV/Aids Cure Found!

Apparent Immunity Gene ‘Cures
Bay Area Man Of AIDS

symptoms, hiv, aids, std, hepatitis, sida, hpv, hiv aids, aids hiv, hiv and aids, hiv or aids, aids and hiv, hiv to aids, hiv & aids, hives, hearing aids, aides, hiv test, test for hiv, test hiv, hiv symptoms, symptoms of hiv, symptoms hiv, symptoms for hiv, hiv testing, aids in africa, aids africa, africa aids, hiv positive, std symptoms, aids symptoms, symptoms of aids, symptoms aids, adis, hiv infections, hiv virus, virus hiv, aids 2010, hiv infection, hiv-1, medical symptoms, people with aids, aids day, hiv cure, cure for hiv, cure hiv, cure of hiv, aids test, hiv transmissionA 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, the result of the discovery of an apparent HIV immunity gene.

Many of you know how close to my heart this issue having a close friend…

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Nicotine study opens path for anti-smoking drug

Scientists have pinpointed a source of nicotine craving in the brain, opening up a new path towards drug … PARIS (AFP) – Scientists have pinpointed a source of nicotine craving in the brain, opening up a new path towards drug treatments to help smokers kick their habit, according to a study released Sunday.

Tobacco kills more than five million people every year and accounts for nearly one-in-10 adult de…

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Codex Alimentarius New Food Label Plan and their Nutrients are Toxins Philosophy

Food Makers Devise Own Label Plan

Starting in the next few months, the front of many food packages will prominently display important nutrition information, including calorie, fat and sugar content. The industrywide program was announced Monday by food makers and grocers.

The executives who made the…

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