“Master gene for heart, blood n skeletal muscle”

New research out of the Lillehei Heart Institute at the University of Minnesota shows that by turning on just a single gene, Mesp1, different cell types including the heart, blood and muscle can be created from stem cells. The study was published today in the journal Cell Stem Cell. “Previous research indicated that this gene […]

The rosary – yoga what’s the link?

Rhythmic prayer, such as saying the rosary, seems to affect the heart rate in the same way as doing yoga. Research on the health benefits of prayer has shown decidedly mixed results. When individuals pray in a ritualistic or rhythmic way, such as saying the rosary or repeating a mantra, they can lower their heart […]

“Eating salt -effects brain activity”

In older adults, the higher the sodium consumption and the less physical activity, the more chance the (aging) brain will be negatively effected. The effects of physical activity seem to win out, so that habitual, moderate exercise may essentially ‘immunize’ the brain against adverse effects of higher sodium intake. However, the  more physical activity and […]

“2 secrets to a healthier happier you”

Early AM meditation and exercise will create a new healthier you: Exercising and meditating early lets your body decrease food cravings which will reduce your calorie intake for the day. Exercising and meditating daily significantly increases brain functioning for four to ten hours after your AM workout and meditation ends. Getting up earlier means your […]

“Kids’ health risk higher in stroke belt “

This is not a stroke of good luck belt this is the debilitating possibly paralyzing belt. Too much fried food may contribute to the high rate of stroke in America’s southern states. The study claims that eating fried fish twice a week is the possible culprit for the high incidence of stokes in the southern […]

"Woman's total cholesterol and estrogen levels vary 19 % during the menstrual cycle"

The total cholesterol level of the women can vary 19 percent over the course of her menstrual cycle.

FDA turtle of approval for tobacco industries

FDA becoming the overlord for tobacco indust advertising.

Did Western Medicine Fail Tim Russert?

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 “The shocking death of Tim Russert last Friday has left an entire nation wondering what happened. He was a model patient, doing everything his doctors asked. All major media have run articles trying to explain the nuances and difficulties in treating coronary artery disease. These articles find little fault in Russert’s […]