This Is A Modern Version Of A Bed Of Nails To Treat All Types Of Aches & Pains |

Added November 29, 2010, Under: Exercise, Men's Health, Technology, Women's Health

There is a product from Sweden that is being marketed world wide. Called the Swedish Acupressure Spike Mat, it is a backache healer which is currently undergoing scientific study at Karlstad University in Sweden. Apparently, these studies have shown promising results with volunteer participants are claiming that they are noticing reduced pain since using the mats. Good sales figures! Although the final results of the study will only be available in another year, some 80 000 of these mats have been sold ...


Having Lots of Moles Can Be a Good Thing. Find Out Why? |

Added , Under: Men's Health, Skin Conditions, Women's Health

Everyone has at least one mole but some people have as many as 500 or 600. Is this a good or bad thing?  Well, researchers at Kings College, London, have found that people with lots of moles could mean younger skin and better bone density leading to delayed ageing.   They suggest that moles can be beautiful and they may well keep you looking more youthful for longer because the cells of those with many moles have properties which allow ...


Is The US Government Riding Rough Shod Over Internet Websites? |

Added November 28, 2010, Under: Law

The Editor of the sometimes controversial Natural Newsletter has published an article today entitled “US Government seizure of the internet has begun: DHS takes over 76 websites”. Mike Adams (better known as the Health Ranger) goes on to report: “As part of a new expansion of government power over information, the Department of Homeland Security has begun seizing and shutting down internet websites (web domains) without due process or a proper trial. DHS simply seizes web domains that it wants to and ...


Female Abusers Of Children & Is This A New Phenonomen? |

Added November 27, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Parents

In the past, it was always believed that men were the main abusers of children but now it is becoming more apparent that children are being abused in their homes and by their own mothers. Although there are 4 types of abuse of children – emotional, physical, sexual and neglect – these rarely occur as just 1 type in isolation so children are often being abused in more than one way. In the case of mothers, verbal abuse is often the ...


Evidence Has Now Proven The Shocking Extent Of Passive Smoking |

Added November 26, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Environment

In an article in BBC World News on Health - plus considerable media coverage - it has been reported that the effects of passive smoking is causing 600 000 deaths every year. This is shocking news and of course children are particularly at risk from the effects of passive smoking in their own homes. The BBC article  goes on to report:“One-third of those killed are children, often exposed to smoke at home, the World Health Organization (WHO) found. The study, in 192 ...


10 Ways To Have Healthy Holiday Celebration Meals! |

Added November 25, 2010, Under: Diets, Exercise, Health, Weight Loss

With Thanksgiving coming up and Christmas just around the corner, you might feel tempted to give up all your hard won healthy eating habits and just let everything go for those special days.  A typical Thanksgiving or Christmas can average 2000 calories. Ouch!  And just think how guilty you will feel the next day. How can you enjoy a guilt-free celebration? Here is how to do it: 1. Don't starve yourself on the big day so that you have more room for the special meal ...


Say Goodbye To Unsightly, Flabby Upper Arms! |

Added November 24, 2010, Under: Exercise, Women's Health

Are you embarrassed by your flabby upper arms? This is such a common problem in women of all ages but especially as we get older. So what can you do about it?   Is there a way to make them become nice and firm with no wobbling any more?  Of course there is! Understanding the make up of your arms You need to know that there are two sets of muscles in the upper arm, both of which need regular exercise: the ...


Are Your Children At Risk Every Time They Visit The Dentist? |

Added , Under: Children's Health, Parents

As if parents do not already have enough to worry about with their children, now the New York Times has come up with a disturbing article on the technology that dental clinics use on children. The New York Times say "Not only do most dentists continue to use outmoded X-ray film requiring higher amounts of radiation, but orthodontists and other specialists are embracing a new scanning device that emits significantly more radiation than conventional methods." Designed for dental offices, the device, called a ...


The Elder Tree Bearing This Ancient Fruit Was Hipprocates’ “Medicine Chest” |

Added November 23, 2010, Under: Diets, Health

One of the less common fruits today is the elderberry - good to eat and beneficial for birds and humans alike. But the elderberry has been used historically for centuries and in 400 BC, Hippocrates referred to the elder tree as his “medicine chest.” More about the Elderberry Elderberries are small, dark berries that grow in clusters on elder trees or elderberry bushes. These elderberry bushes are hardy plants that grow native in many countries and climates, particularly in damper areas. They ...


Are You Tempted To Go The Botox Route? |

Added , Under: Diseases, Doctors, Health, Skin Conditions

Today Botox is the number one cosmetic procedure in the United States, with millions of treatments being undertaken annually. With the spotlight on cosmetic benefits, Botox has quickly become a popular alternative to face lift surgery. First introduced in the late 1980s by ophthalmologists for treating optic muscle disorders, it was then approved by the FDA for cosmetic use in 2002, to help millions of patients get rid of those nagging facial lines and wrinkles. Botox® is a trade name for ...

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