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Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Recent anecdotal reports claim coconut oil produces remarkable recoveries from Alzheimer's disease, but is there research to support this? Now, a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that a mechanism for coconut oil's brain rescuing properties does in fact exist.
Tired of apologizing for your addiction to a morning mug (or two or three) of coffee? No more need for guilt – that java may be just what the doctor should order.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A new observational study confirms that chocolate has fat-busting properties, making it both a delicious and highly medicinal treat.
Written by Michael T. Synder
28 signs that the west coast of North America is being absolutely fried with nuclear radiation from Fukushima…
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
The mainstream press is turning to embrace medical marijuana, which is now acknowledging that it is more effective and certainly safer than many pharmaceutical drugs.
There is no scientific consensus on the safety of genetically modified foods and crops, according to a statement released today by an international group of more than 90 scientists, academics and physicians.
The long arm of the pharmaceutical industry and its money has corrupted government health agencies and their flu vaccination policies.
In multiple studies, cancer researchers have determined that a plant-based diet and less alcohol consumption significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Written by Marc Cohen, PhD
There exists a simple herbal remedy that can address most stress and travel related ills – as easily as enjoying a soothing cup of tea!
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The Brazilian Constitutional Commission is poised to vote on whether to an upend an 8-year old ban on the use of terminator technology (a.k.a. suicide seeds); a move which would clearly violate the international moratorium against this quintessential anti-farmer technology.
Green tea is one of the latest superfoods making its way into bottled waters and energy drinks. Research shows it aids in the prevention of osteoporosis. Especially when coupled with tai chi.
Ever wonder why some people seem to have more inflammation, fatigue and obesity than others despite their best efforts? New research has discovered the answer relates to the diversity of our gut’s probiotic bacteria.
Modern cooks know rosemary as the perfect herb to pair with a good roast chicken or lamb. But it also has powerful and ancient medicinal properties. Now we know a compound in rosemary promotes eye health and may even protect against age-related macular degeneration.
Written by T P
The campaign to blame unvaccinated kids and their parents for the recent whooping cough outbreaks is in high gear. It is time to take a close look at the published, peer-reviewed medical literature to unearth the reality behind the myth.
Written by Dr. Michael Murray
The research is quite clear – oral medications to treat type 2 diabetes do not alter the long-term progression of the disease. While these drugs can be quite effective in the short term, several different types are associated with increased all cause mortality and in particular an increased risk for dying due to cardiovascular disease.
Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola
Truth becomes treason in an empire of lies. Attacks against health web sites like yours truly and others, and our readers—yes, that would be you—are rapidly escalating.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The myth that you need to have 'bad genes' to experience intestinal damage from consuming wheat was disproven years ago.
Researchers from the University of Auckland have determined that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin sensitivity and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas.
Long associated with tea sandwiches and white gloves, watercress contains a powerful plant compound that may help fight breast cancer.
Written by Kevin P. Miller
LETTERS FROM GENERATION RX weaves together an astonishing tapestry of highly personal stories that will change how many of us view mental health and the treatments being used to treat tens of millions of people. It is where darkness meets light — and science meets truth.
Written by Lloyd Burrell
New peer-reviewed research finds that 30 minutes of exposure to 4G (LTE) cellphone radiation affects brain activity.
Written by Sarah Couture Pope
The vast majority of babies are given Tylenol (acetaminophen) within the first six months of life. A major study of suggests even only occasional use can have life-threatening health effects.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Statins are taken by millions of people worldwide, but most are unaware that their use has been linked to worsening eye health, along with over 300 adverse health effects.
Written by Rolf Hefti
Breast cancer screening methods aimed at "early detection", whether they are orthodox tests such as mammography or alternative modalities such as thermography, have been marketed as procedures of "preventive medicine", allegedly helping to decrease mortality from breast cancer. But is this really true?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
In a groundbreaking new study, garlic compared favorably to the blockbuster blood pressure medication atenolol in lowering blood pressure in subjects with hypertension.
A New Zealand dairy farmer was facing certain death, with his doctors petitioning his family to take him off life support, but intravenous injections of vitamin C saved his life.
Researchers have proven what natural health proponents have been suggesting for decades: Brown rice is superior to white rice, not only nutritionally, but for glucose metabolism and the prevention of metabolic syndrome.
Written by Sarita Coren
While this post includes a personal account, it points to a much larger issue. Regardless of where a person stands on this debate, maintaining our right to choose is not only important, but also vital to upholding our fundamental right to freedom.
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Gardening is not just fun anymore, but a valid therapeutic modality. There is solid evidence proving that garden therapy can have a profound beneficial impact in stress-related conditions, improve sleep quality, elevate mood, reduce pain and medication.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
It is estimated that the average U.S. consumer consumes a trillion nanoparticles a day. A disturbing fact when one considers new research showing that one of the most widely used forms -- nanotitanium -- is carcinogenic to stomach cells.
Research has determined that a mother's drinking pasteurized, homogenized cow's milk during breastfeeding significantly increases the chances of her infant becoming allergic.
Latest smear campaign against homebirth from Amer J ObGyn contributes to the wrongful and avoidable death of at least 100 mothers every year from unnecessary C-sections.
Hyperbaric oxygen treatment is recognized by Medicare in the United States as a reimbursable treatment for 14 "approved" conditions. Indeed, it is one of the most natural and effective prescriptions offered by conventional medicine today.
Written by Sinfully Wholesome
Argan Oil, is a mosturizer so pure you can drink it. And there is a considerable body of research indicating at least 10 reasons why it should be considered a medicinal food.
As the battle against superbugs like MRSA and other hospital-acquired infections rages on, researchers have found oils derived from certain plants beat antiseptics chlorhexidine and ethanol in inhibiting antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Are the recently reported measles outbreaks in the U.S. being caused by the failure to vaccinate, or the failure of the vaccine? Shockingly, clinically confirmed reports of measles vaccine failure in fully immunized populations stretch back a quarter of a century from around the world.
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Systematically bypassing public awareness and approval, GMOs have invaded a much wider market than the food industry. Dubious industrial uses surpass even the wildest imagination and show that our daily lives are far more contaminated by GMOs that we thought.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
With the CDC's recent warning that deadly, antibiotic resistant 'nightmare bacteria' are taking the lives of at least 23,000 U.S. patients a year, the discovery that regular consumption of coffee and tea consumption slashes the risk of nasal colonization of MRSA is all the more remarkable.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The CDC announced this week that millions in the US contract 'super germs' and 23,000 die each year, but isn't their outdated antibiotic-and germ-focused disease model to blame for this growing nightmare?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Considering that the conventional treatment of advanced stage pancreatic cancer can result in as little as a 1% 5-year survival rate, new preclinical research on a liposomal turmeric extract that inhibits pancreatic tumor growth by 42% is all the more promising.
Written by Glenn Sabin
A new paper titled Integrating Dietary Supplements Into Cancer Care, authored by the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society for Integrative Oncology, will be published in the October/November 2013 edition of SAGE’s Integrative Cancer Therapies, edited by Keith I Block, MD.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
An extract of grape seeds was recently compared to the best-selling diabetes drug Metformin and was found to be superior in correcting adverse physiological responses induced by a high-fat, high-fructose diet.
New research from Brussels has confirmed that skin cancer is related directly to oxidative stress – and other research shows antioxidants reduce oxidative stress.
Written by Rady Ananda
The Environmental Protection Agency recently removed Bisphenol A from a list of "chemicals of concern" for proposed regulations, once again siding with an increasingly deregulated chemical industry .
Written by Lloyd Burrell
The dangers of cell phone use have long been debated but for the first time a clear connection between cell phone use and higher risk of cancer has been established in a study by Tel Aviv University.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Millions take calcium supplements to "protect their bones" completely unaware that this popular ritual is greatly increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
As we edge closer to Breast Cancer Awareness month, a timely new meta-analysis proves that the consumption of flaxseed prevents and kills breast cancer.
Written by Rhonda Burns
Our bodies are magnificent machines. When they're working properly, we feel invincible. When they're not working so well, we feel awful. But if we learn to read the signals that our magnificent bodies are giving us when something is awry, we can often take steps to avoid illness.
With extreme heat settling over vast areas this summer and temperatures stuck at 100 degrees or more for days on end in some places, it's time to adjust our diets for the duration. It’s natural that rich heavy foods just don’t appeal to us when the thermometer spikes, and we turn to lighter fare to cool us off.
Written by GMI Reporter
Could moms be the critical ingredient in tipping the non-GMO movement towards the critical mass of change? Nancy Massotto, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of the Holistic Moms Network, interviews Jeffrey Smith on this all important topic.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A new study reveals that Roundup herbicide enhances the growth of aflatoxin-producing fungi, lending an explanation for the alarming increase in fungal toxins recently discovered in U.S corn, and revealing another way in which GM farming is seriously undermining food quality.
You’ve heard of anorexia and bulimia, and even orthorexia. They're all serious eating disorders. Young women and college students are now combining eating disorders with binge drinking. It's called "drunkorexia."
Written by Sinfully Wholesome
Modern science puts and an ancient medical miracle under the microscope and verifies the ancient wisdom of Natural Healthcare Practitioners in the process.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The CEO of one of the largest health-and-wellness publishers recently wrote an open letter to President Obama comparing Syria's alleged chemical weapons use to Monsanto's known chemical poisoning of millions of exposed children.

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