News, Notes and Newsletters September 2023: Comprehensive review backs cranberry products for UTI’s, Sleep cycles and health risks, Hope for Osteoarthritis – natural cartilage regeneration, Sinus relief – worth losing your mind over?, Our body predicts meal times!, Sodium fluoride in toothpaste, Salt awareness , Study of intravenous mistletoe extract to treat advanced cancer, Regular laxative use may increase dementia risk by 50%
News, Notes and Newsletters August 2023: The link between butyrate and chronic fatigue syndrome your skin this winter, Pill fatigue: key hurdles in alternative formats, Dangers of cough syrup for the elderly, Did you know about this black box warning? Diuretic pills may not prevent kidney stones, A gut bacteria cocktail, A hibiscus compound may help in Alzheimer’s, A natural solution for cancer, diabetes, and inflammation, Solar panels made from recycled food waste & The link between butyrate and chronic fatigue syndrome
News, Notes and Newsletters July 2023 on cancer breakthrough with immunotherapy and electricity for prostate cancer. A protein and the link with type 1 diabetes. Folic acid and how a deficiency could lead to suicide attempts.
News, Notes and Newsletters May 2023, The surprising role of walnuts and the gut in promoting heart health, Weight gain and the gut microbiome, Breakthrough research may have discovered the cause of gray hair, More than sweat is required to flush out toxins.
News, Notes and Newsletters April 2023. No Caffeine for Adults with ADHD, Adverse birth outcomes after in utero exposure to corticosteroids for IBD, New therapy: fight tumors with patients’ blood cells and Painkillers Linked to Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes
News and Notes March 2023: Clove oil better than asprin, The overuse of fever meds in children, Crohn’s disease linked to process food, Iron and the brain – it starts during pregnancy and Olive oil improves brain health & memory.
Artificial sweeteners lead to toxic gut bacteria, Mediterranean diet and melanoma survival, arthritis treatment injections replaced with probiotic pills, the cancer risk of nitrites and nitrates from cured meat
Reshaping the gut microbiome to prevent or treat neurodegeneration, AI can hear alcohol in voice, cannabis for pain management, a 28% higher risk of developing dementia, we need to pay attention to the link between ADHD and mental health, brain ageing is related to inflammation.
The festive season is upon us and it is pretty much par for the course that we will indulge to excess when it comes to all that delicious food, not to mention the wine and bubbly. We wouldn’t be human if we didn’t, so don’t feel too bad. The good news is that there are a number of ways you can get back on track, naturally.
Prevent Age-related Macular Degeneration. Human brain detects disease in others. Rooibos research gets funding boost. Phytoceutics™ launches in South Africa. Spotlight on arnica. 3.6 MILLION allergic to workplace in SA! Stress management. Lots of bacteria mean healthy sinuses. What colour is your pee?
Hard science shows there's good reason to avoid the ingredients in most deodorants. That science mostly revolves around triclosan, a strong antibacterial also used in hand sanitizers. Since underarm odor stems from bacteria, triclosan keeps funk from forming in the first place.
Five people with severe autoimmune disease have become the first in the world to receive a groundbreaking therapy that uses genetically altered cells to drive the illness into remission. The four women and one man, aged 18 to 24, received transfusions of modified immune cells to treat severe lupus, an autoimmune disease that can cause life-threatening damage to the heart, lungs, brain and kidneys.
Many people add salt to their meals, even before tasting it. As a result, the country’s already heavy health burden is worsening, with lifestyle diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease sharply on the increase according to reports. Good quality natural sea salt and Himalayan salt contain many essential minerals that are good for the body. We also look at medicinal mushrooms and GMO
An emerging way to treat diabetes is to repair or replace the cells in the body that naturally produce insulin, an implant containing insulin producing stem cells and new pill could help treat and even prevent type 1 diabetes.
Most of us know that Easter moves its date every year, but not so many know why. Easter is the first Sunday after the first vernal equinox full moon. The vernal equinox signifies the astronomical arrival of spring, the time to celebrate rebirth and renewal as nature resurrects itself from the winter ‘death’.