Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key Our immune system is challenged as the years go by. Diversity among disease-fighting T- and B-cells declines; our innate immunity, meaning protection provided by our skin, sweat and tears, and a general inflammatory response changes and we develop inflammaging. Inflammaging is the accumulation of inflammatory mediators […]

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away Eating just 1 Orange a day may help stop macular degeneration, a major cause of blindness, according to a new study. Researchers who interviewed more than 2,000 adults 50 anni and above, and followed them over a 15-yr frame, found those who regularly eat Qranges are less likely […]

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks Knowing the benefits and risks of any activity helps you take advantage of the 1st and avoid the 2nd. Like other forms of exercise, running has the potential to help you maintain a healthy weight, balance your insulin and leptin receptors, relieve stress and boost your self-confidence. Running can […]

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health High green tea contain polyphenol antioxidants recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties. Polyphenols can account for up to 30% of the dry leaf weight of green tea. Within the group of polyphenols are flavonoids, which contain catechins. And 1 of the most powerful catechins is epigallocatechin-3-gallate […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

Children’s Bad Behavior Linked to “Technoference”

Children’s Bad Behavior Linked to “Technoference”

Children’s Bad Behavior Linked to “Technoference” Eat healthy, Be healthy, Live lively, Tune out the Noise New US research has found that parents who spend a lot of time on their phones or watching TV during family meals, playtime, and bedtime are likely contributing to their children’s bad behavior. Carried out by researchers at Illinois […]

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast Lifestyle changes lower blood pressure as effectively as Rx medication. Changing lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise can slash blood pressure in just 14 days, a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition says. “I’ve been using lifestyle changes to lower blood […]

Our Dogs Want Us to Talk to Them

Our Dogs Want Us to Talk to Them

Our Dogs Want Us to Talk to Them Many parents naturally adopt a high-pitched tone of voice, otherwise known as baby talk, when speaking to their infants, and doing so is thought to improve bonding as well as language acquisition for the baby. It turns out the very similar tone many doggy parents use when […]

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, aka high blood pressure, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure affects 33% if adult Americans, but many people do not even know it. The exact causes of hypertension are puzzling […]

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens Independent studies demonstrate negative effects of BPA and other toxins in the body, but governmental agencies and manufacturers appear unwilling to protect your health So, it is your responsibility to protect yourself from air, water and food contaminants Bisphenol-A (BPA) was 1st created by […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

US Businesses Now Open to Hiring More Than 6-M Workers

US Businesses Now Open to Hiring More Than 6-M Workers

US Businesses Now Open to Hiring More Than 6-M Workers $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US employers ramped up their demand for workers in January, advertising 6.3-M jobs at the end of the month, the most on records dating back 17 years. The Labor Department says the number of job opening soared 645,000 in January, the largest 1-month […]

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues A major new study reveals that smoking marijuana dramatically increases one’s risk of suffering a heart attack and other cardiovascular events. The study authors, along with Top cardiologists across the country, are calling for more research into the use of medicinal and recreational cannabis in light of […]

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, preliminary research suggests. In just 4 months, vitamin D supplements reduced arterial stiffness in a group of 70 young black men and women, […]

CBD Shows Promise as New Treatment for Psychosis

CBD Shows Promise as New Treatment for Psychosis

CBD Shows Promise as New Treatment for Psychosis An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol (CBD) has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said in a report last Friday. Scientists conducted a small trial of people with psychosis and found patients treated with CBD had lower levels of […]

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White “A sedentary lifestyle — too much time spent on couches or at desks and not enough movement — is the most common trigger for muscular atrophy. When we move our muscles as little as possible, with a sedentary lifestyle, we turn down our furnaces and literally cause our muscles to atrophy. When […]

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health Saunas have been used for thousands of years, for both religious ceremonies and health, in cultures as far apart as Mayan and Finnish. Saunas are small rooms which provide either moist (Turkish-style) or dry heat (traditional Finnish) and allow the body to sweat deeply. In modern Finland, about 33% […]

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People Major industries have and continue to devoted huge financial resources to shaping scientific debates that may threaten profits. Prime example: Big Tobacco pushing back on how smoking kills people. This corporate strategy of subsidizing scientists, lobbyists and researchers to present results putting the products in the good light […]

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well A healthy diet may  very well translate into a healthier old age. The scientists followed close to 1,000 men and women in England, who were born in March 1946, throughout their adulthood. Those people who ate more fruits, vegetables and whole-grain cereals, and fewer highly processed foods throughout adulthood did […]

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy Having a wandering mind may not be a bad thing according to a new study, which suggests that daydreaming can actually be a sign of a smart, creative, and more efficient brain. The study carried out by the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US city of Atlanta analyzed […]

Relax, Living Near a Forest is Good for the Brain

Relax, Living Near a Forest is Good for the Brain

Relax, Living Near a Forest is Good for the Brain Residing close to nature has a positive effect on our mental health and well-being. New research suggests that living near nature can have a positive effect on the brains of city dwellers and especially on the amygdala, a part of the brain important for processing […]

Americans are Taking Too Much Medication

Americans are Taking Too Much Medication

Americans are Taking Too Much Medication From children to seniors, every American age group is at risk for being diagnosed with a condition they may not actually have, and being prescribed medications they do not need. Americans live in a very a very litigious environment Attorneys advertise for clients who may have had a missed […]

Olive Oil Enriched Dark Chocolate for Improved Heart Health

Olive Oil Enriched Dark Chocolate for Improved Heart Health

Olive Oil Enriched Dark Chocolate for Improved Heart Health Dark chocolate combined with olive oil lowers the odds of developing cardiovascular disease, says a new Italian study. “A healthy diet is known to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease,” said lead author Dr. Rossella Di Stefano, a cardiologist at the University of Pisa, Italy. “Fruits […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update NIH awards a grant to study marijuana and opioid addiction, the head of the NBA hints at a more relaxed approach to pot, Utah activists are ready to begin signature-gathering for a medical marijuana initiative, and more. NationalLast Wednesday, the NIH awarded a grant to study marijuana and opioid addiction. The National […]

Dog Owners are Likely to Exercise Regularly

Dog Owners are Likely to Exercise Regularly

Dog Owners are Likely to Exercise Regularly Dog owners who walk their pets outside are more likely to have regular exercise habits, regardless of weather, according to a new study. Regular dog walkers were more active on days with cold, rainy weather, and on days with the worst weather conditions, they had 20% higher activity […]

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age $GOOG, $AAPL, $FB, $SNAP In this Digital Age the Internet has put connecting with friends, colleagues, partners  associates,  partners, and lots of other good stuff at our fingertips.. However, while digital connections have a clear advantages, “digital dependence” does not. Dependence on digital communication presents several physical and […]

The Data is Out, America Is Now a ‘2nd Tier’ Country

The Data is Out, America Is Now a ‘2nd Tier’ Country

The Data is Out, America Is Now a ‘2nd Tier’ Country Some 17 others outperform the US by a wide margin when it comes to well-being, that in part thanks to former President Barack Hussein Obama America leads the world with access to higher education. But, when it comes to health, environmental protection, and fighting discrimination, it […]

Low Dose Aspirin May Reduce Certain Cancer Risks

Low Dose Aspirin May Reduce Certain Cancer Risks

Low Dose Aspirin May Reduce Certain Cancer Risks An American study, a low daily dose of Aspirin could reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer or dying from the disease. The research was recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Washington, DC. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and […]

US EPA Accused of Helping Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Cause Cancers in Consumers

US EPA Accused of Helping Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Cause Cancers in Consumers

US EPA Accused of Helping Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Cause Cancers in Consumers $MON, $SMG, $DOW 800+ people with cancer are suing Monsanto (NYSE:MON), the maker of Roundup, claiming the glyphosate-based herbicide made them sick, and the company did little to warn the consumers, despite full well knowing cancer risks existed. In Y 2015, glyphosate, the active […]

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke Not getting enough sleep can 2X the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, particularly in people with risk factors like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol, US researchers said Wednesday. The findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association were based […]

Italian Style Coffee Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer

Italian Style Coffee Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer

Italian Style Coffee Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer New European research, published this week in the International Journal of Cancer, has added to the growing body of evidence that Coffee can have a protective effect against prostate cancer. Carried out by the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention – I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed, Italy, in collaboration with the […]

A Glass of Wine, a Pint of Beer May be Heart Healthy

A Glass of Wine, a Pint of Beer May be Heart Healthy

A Glass of Wine, a Pint of Beer May be Heart Healthy Having a drink of wine or beer daily may help protect one’s heart against disease, a large-scale study suggests. But drinking alcohol to excess can increase your risk for a variety of heart problems, the study showed. Researchers tracked more than 1.9-M healthy […]

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk Even without high blood pressure or other signs of illness, obese adults have a much higher risk of developing heart disease than normal-weight peers, according to a new study from Denmark. The results contradict recent research suggesting a subgroup of obese individuals known as “metabolically healthy obese” may […]

Some Dogs Were Born to Run

Some Dogs Were Born to Run

Some Dogs Were Born to Run Recently, researchers from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz conducted a study of energy use in dogs. Interestingly, they started their endeavor with the simple goal of calibrating a special collar they developed to study how Wolves use energy. They decided to […]

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease +

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease +

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease + $CRRVF The new study shows public health efforts to improve blood pressure control are working, but “there are still disparities that still affect minorities,” said senior author Dr. Edgar Argulian, of Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Treatment of […]

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health According to some  recent research,2,3,4 people with health anxiety have a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who do not worry about it in the absence of any serious symptoms. In all, 7,050 people filled out questionnaires to assess their overall health, including thoughts […]

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty A Gallup study of US growth and productivity finds there has been NO economic recovery. “The Great Recession may be over, but America is running on empty,” writes Jim Clifton, Chairman/CEO at Gallup. The US Council on Competitiveness asked Gallup to conduct, pro bono, […]

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]

Caffeine Not Tied to Irregular Heartbeats in Heart Failure Patients

Caffeine Not Tied to Irregular Heartbeats in Heart Failure Patients

Caffeine Not Tied to Irregular Heartbeats in Heart Failure Patients Contrary to conventional thinking, drinking high doses of caffeine might not cause the heart to beat irregularly in heart failure patients, a study showed Monday. The relationship between caffeine consumption and the triggering of arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats, has been explored for decades but remains […]

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood Studies recently released at the 2016 Experimental Biology conference in San Diego points to raspberries as a Superfood. In general, the studies found that Red raspberries have multiple health benefits ranging from fighting inflammation and boosting cardiovascular and liver function to keeping glucose levels in check. Below are the […]

JD Power’s Rates Porsche Dependability and Quality Tops

JD Power’s Rates Porsche Dependability and Quality Tops

JD Power’s Rates Porsche Dependability and Quality Tops $POAHY Porsche (OTCMKT:POAHY) scores at or near the Top of most research on car dependability and quality. Porsche also sells fewer cars than almost any of the other brands considered in the surveys. In JD Power 2016 US Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, Porsche ranked […]

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places A new study suggests that 1/2 of the brain remains on high alert during the 1st night of sleep in a new space. Over the course of 3 experiments on 35 young, healthy volunteers, researchers measured brain activity during 2 consecutive nights of sleep. They […]

MENA M&A Flat In Q-1 of This Year

MENA M&A Flat In Q-1 of This Year

MENA M&A Flat In Q-1 of This Year The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has recorded 13 M&A’s (mergers and acquisitions) in Q-1 of Y 2016, an unchanged number from the same frae in Y 2015, a study showed on Monday. But the total value of these deals dropped by 39.7% to US$1.5-B […]