Slash Lung Cancer Risk by Two-Thirds

  A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found convincing evidence that is good news for lung cancer prevention.  The combination of Vitamin B6, methionine and folate reduces the chances of lung cancer by a whopping two-thirds. Lung cancers are some of the most prevalent and difficult to…

Natural Treatments for ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a rare progressive neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This degeneration eventually leads to cell death, making it impossible for the brain to initiate and control muscle movement. As the disease advances to its later stages, it results…

Medicinal Mushrooms Explained

Many types of mushrooms have been cultivated as both food and medicine for thousands of years.  Neither animal nor vegetable, mushrooms are a type of fungus. Mushrooms are saprophytes, which means they survive on decaying matter, such as logs, while improving soil quality. Mushrooms can be cultivated at home and do not require light to…

Treat Skin Rashes with Natural Remedies

Skin rash is a common term that describes an outbreak of red bumps on the body that changes the texture of the skin. A skin rash can be the result of many different conditions, ranging from allergies to infections. This article addresses how to naturally and effectively treat common skin rashes, especially those that are caused…

Is a Silent Killer Stalking You?

  Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for 38 million Americans, 80% of whom are women. Annual treatment costs for osteoporosis exceed $15 billion. At least 1.5 million women suffer fractures each year as a result of osteoporosis and the numbers are increasing. More than twice as many fractures occur now compared to 30 years ago, and…

Colostrum Helps Turn Back the Clock

Dr. Daniel G. Clark, author of Colostrum, Life’s First Food states, “bovine colostrum rebuilds the immune system , destroys viruses, bacteria, and fungi, accelerates healing of all body tissue, helps lose weight, burn fat, increase bone and lean muscle mass and slows down and even reverses aging.” Colostrum is in the milk any mammal produces.…

Drug Abuse in Seniors is on the Rise

Illicit drug use in adults age 50 and over is increasing dramatically says a recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This includes an alarming incidence of non medical use of prescription drugs among women aged 60 to 64. In part, this increase points to the aging of the baby…

Resurgence of Rickets

  Rickets, the crippling childhood bone disease that causes stunted growth and deformities, appears to be re-emerging in the UK despite the fact that it is believed to have been eradicated many decades ago. Rickets, which is caused by a lack of Vitamin D, should be very rare in Western countries. Rickets causes softening and…