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September 2012 Archives



Natural Health News

Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline



  Fewer adolescents believe that regular cannabis use is harmful to health. Along with this, adolescents are starting to smoke weed at younger ages, and more adolescents are using cannabis daily. Researchers at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, tested the association between persistent cannabis use and neuropsychological decline to determine whether it's concentrated among cannabis users who start smoking during their adolescent years. First, the details. 1,037 individuals were followed from birth to age...

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GMO Health Risks



GMO Health Risks  from www.responsibletechnology.org In 2009, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) stated that, "Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with genetically modified (GM) food," including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, faulty insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system. The AAEM has asked physicians to advise all patients to avoid GM foods.1 Starting in 1996, Americans have been eating genetically modified (GM) ingredients in most processed foods....

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Review of Computer Games for Cognitive Health



Review of Computer Games for Cognitive Health   - Responding to a study estimating a quadrupling of individuals suffering from Alzheimer's Disease by 2050, George Mason University professor Andrew Carle has released a list of what he considers the best "Brain Games" available to consumers seeking to maximize cognitive function. The study, presented June 10th at the International Conference on Prevention of Dementia in Washington, D.C., estimates that as the world's population ages, Alzheimer's could...

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Non-Alcoholic Red Wine May Help Reduce High Blood Pressure



ScienceDaily (Sep. 6, 2012) -- Men with high risk for heart disease had lower blood pressure after drinking non-alcoholic red wine every day for four weeks, according to a new study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation Research.Non-alcoholic red wine increased participants' levels of nitric oxide, which helped decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, researchers said. Nitric oxide is a molecule in the body that helps blood vessels relax and allows more blood to reach...

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Even the Very Elderly and Frail Can Benefit from Exercise



ScienceDaily (Sep. 6, 2012) -- A study carried out by Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), an institution affiliated with Université de Montréal, has shown that all seniors, even those considered frail, can enjoy the benefits of exercise in terms of their physical and cognitive faculties and quality of life and that these benefits appear after only three months.This discovery is excellent news, as...

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Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) Early in Life Results in High Levels of Anxiety; Soy Mitigates Effects



ScienceDaily (Sep. 7, 2012) -- New research led by researchers at North Carolina State University shows that exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) early in life results in high levels of anxiety by causing significant gene expression changes in a specific region of the brain called the amygdala. The researchers also found that a soy-rich diet can mitigate these effects."We knew that BPA could cause anxiety in a variety of species, and wanted to begin...

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Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk of Hypertension by Two Thirds



ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) -- Healthy behaviours regarding alcohol, physical activity, vegetable intake and body weight reduce the risk of hypertension by two thirds, according to research presented at the ESC Congress August 27.The findings were presented by Professor Pekka Jousilahti from National Institute for Health and Welfare. According to the World Health Organization, hypertension is the leading cause of mortality in the world, contributing annually to over 7 million deaths (about 15% of...

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Light from Self-Luminous Tablet Computers Can Affect Evening Melatonin, Delaying Sleep



ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) -- A new study from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that a two-hour exposure to electronic devices with self-luminous "backlit" displays causes melatonin suppression, which might lead to delayed bedtimes, especially in teens. The research team, led by Mariana Figueiro, associate professor at Rensselaer and director of the LRC's Light and Health Program, tested the effects of self-luminous tablets on melatonin suppression. In order to...

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Breast Milk Promotes a Different Gut Flora Growth Than Infant Formulas



ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) -- The benefits of breast milk have long been appreciated, but now scientists at Duke University Medical Center have described a unique property that makes mother's milk better than infant formula in protecting infants from infections and illnesses. The finding, published in the August issue of the journal Current Nutrition & Food Science, explains how breast milk, but not infant formula, fosters colonies of microbiotic flora in a newborn's intestinal...

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Vitamin B3 May Offer New Tool in Fight Against Staph Infections, 'Superbugs'



ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) -- A new study suggests that nicotinamide, more commonly known as vitamin B3, may be able to combat some of the antibiotic-resistance staph infections that are increasingly common around the world, have killed thousands and can pose a significant threat to public health. The research found that high doses of this vitamin increased by 1,000 times the ability of immune cells to kill staph bacteria. The work was done both...

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Midlife Fitness Staves Off Chronic Disease at End of Life



ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) -- Being physically fit during your 30s, 40s, and 50s not only helps extend lifespan, but it also increases the chances of aging healthily, free from chronic illness, investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center and The Cooper Institute have found. For decades, research has shown that higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels lessen the risk of death, but it previously had been unknown just how much fitness might affect the burden of...

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Is Long-Term Weight Loss Possible After Menopause?



ScienceDaily (Aug. 28, 2012) -- Many people can drop pounds quickly in the early phases of a diet, but studies have found that it is difficult to keep the weight off in the long term. For post-menopausal women, natural declines in energy expenditure could make long-term weight loss even more challenging. A new study finds that in post-menopausal women, some behaviors that are related to weight loss in the short term are not effective...

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Many Trendy 'Microgreens' Are More Nutritious Than Their Mature Counterparts



ScienceDaily (Aug. 29, 2012) -- The first scientific analysis of nutrient levels in edible microgreens has found that many of those trendy seedlings of green vegetables and herbs have more vitamins and healthful nutrients than their fully grown counterparts. A report on the research appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Qin Wang, Gene E. Lester and colleagues point out that microgreens have gained popularity as a new culinary trend over the...

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Living Against the Clock; Does Loss of Daily Rhythms Cause Obesity?



ScienceDaily (Aug. 28, 2012) -- When Thomas Edison tested the first light bulb in 1879, he could never have imagined that this invention could one day contribute to a global obesity epidemic. Electric light allows us to work, rest and play at all hours of the day, and a paper published this week in Bioessays suggests that this might have serious consequences for our health and for our waistlines. Daily or "circadian" rhythms including...

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Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay



ScienceDaily (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay. It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick. The team from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland tested the antibacterial action of coconut oil in its natural state and coconut oil...

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