Caroline is a professional writer and researcher, and a graduate of the University of Manchester, England. A mother of two, Caroline is committed to raising awareness of natural alternatives to medical treatments. She runs Lisa Janse Copywriting www.websitecopywriting.org

Train the Brain to Fight Chronic Fatigue

A new study comparing treatments to fight chronic fatigue syndrome has found that cognitive behavioral therapy, which changes the way sufferers think about and respond to fatigue, can have a far more positive effect on the condition than previously thought. Chronic fatigue syndrome affects around 2% of the world’s population and its main symptom is intense long term…

Fight Breast Cancer with Fish Oil

Supplementing your diet with omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oils could reduce your risk of breast cancer by a third according to a U.S. study. Researchers at the University of Washington and the University of California studied around 35,000 post menopausal women over a period of seven years to assess the impact of…

A Natural Night’s Sleep

  Insomnia is a growing concern in a society where higher stress levels, increased use of medication, and over exposure to technology are regularly preventing a third of us from getting a good night’s sleep. Recent reports have suggested that watching television, and using a laptop or digital reading device in the evening could be…

Smoking Damage is Instantaneous

Smoking can produce cancer causing chemicals in the body within 15 minutes of smoking a cigarette according to research from the University of Minnesota. The research, which was funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute and published in Chemical Research in Toxicology, identified a substance that can damage DNA and lead to the formation of…

Good Cholesterol Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

There’s a lot of focus on reducing our cholesterol levels, but we need to be careful just to reduce “bad” cholesterol and to maintain our levels of “good” cholesterol according to researchers at Columbia University, who believe HDL cholesterol helps to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s While we are all now well aware that LDL cholesterol…

Carrots Combat Cancer

Carrots could do more than help you see in the dark according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Eating carrots and similar vegetables can help to fight off various diseases including heart disease and a variety of cancers. Researchers from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta suggest that…

Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Cancer Risk

Common blood pressure drugs known as ARBs or Angiotensin-Receptor Blockers increase the risk of developing new cancers according to an in-depth study by the University Hospitals Care Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. ARBs are used to reduce blood pressure in patients suffering from heart disease and other cardiovascular…

Science Explains Acupuncture Pain Relief

While pain relief using acupuncture has become more widely accepted in recent years, the scientific processes that occur during acupuncture have not been fully understood. Now breakthrough research from the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York provides a clue to one of acupuncture’s pain relieving mechanisms. What Does the Study Show? The research…