“Loosening the bond of coke addiction”

A new cocaine vaccine is being tested in clinical trials. It block dopamine-transport receptors and the “high” it causes. “high.” The vaccine consists of molecules of cocaine covalently bonded to a large carrier protein, a recombinant cholera toxin B subunit. The cholera subunit is harmless without the other part of the normal virulent cholera A […]

“Pesticides and Parkinson’s disease”

Researchers at UCLA announced they had discovered a linked Parkinson’s disease to two chemicals commonly sprayed on crops to fight pests. For farmers who constantly work with pesticides and for people living near where farm fields the risk for Parkinson’s disease increased by 75 percent. The three culprits are fungicide maneb, the herbicide paraquat and […]

“Afraid of big bad wolf -diet soda?”

Research results reported at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles People who drank diet soda daily had a 61 percent increased risk of cardiovascular events compared to those who drank no soda, even when accounting for smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and calories consumed per day.”This study suggests that diet soda […]

“Death by worms”

The hookworm, the whipworm and the spiral threadworm cause mortality and death  to one billionpeople across the globe New parasitic worm discovery could help 1 billion people worldwide. Scientists have discovered why some people may be protected from harmful parasitic worms naturally while others cannot in what could lead to new therapies for up to […]

“A recipe for a quality life”

It is about Quality in buying food, preparation, companions,work and service = quality life 75 per cent of Americans are focused on eating more whole grains What is a whole grain? A whole grain is a grain unprocessed and straight from Mother Nature. They include: amaranth, barley, brown rice, bulgar wheat, couscous, millet, oatmeal, popcorn […]

“Dementia linked to overweight”

Being overweight or obese in midlife and beyond increases the risk for dementia even if there is no history of diabetes and vascular disease. With 1.6 billion adults around the world being overweight, controlling body weight can help prevent dementia in seniors, the researchers say. Recent research has shown a link “between midlife obesity and […]

“Tai Chi for heart health n office relaxation”

This gentle, graceful movement form packs serious health benefits for all ages that practice Tai chi daily. It has recently been in the news for its help at improving heart heart and for stress reduction. Many of these exercises can be done sitting at your office desk as well or in a straight back chair […]

“2010 most prescribed and purchased drugs”

The 10 most prescribed drugs in the U.S. aren’t the drugs on which we spend the most, according to a report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. The institute is the public face of IMS, a pharmaceutical market intelligence firm. Its latest report provides a wealth of data on U.S. prescription drug use. Continuing […]

“No satisfaction-I want it now!”

Instant gratification (“junkification”) – I want it now!! We have been programmed or brainwashed  in our society to need to have what we want no matter the price we pay physically or emotionally this instant. Oral gratification is driven by our may unspoken needs for pleasure, love, avoidance and boredom. As a whole, our capitalist […]

“Protect thyroid from radiation”

Women Caution:  Protect your thyroid from radiation                                                Mammograms and dental X-rays are useful tools for diagnosis, but as Dr. OZ pointed out in a recent show you must speak up to protect […]