July 31, 2014

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Taking Thyroid Hormone Increases Breast Cancer Risk By 200% Taking Thyroid Hormone Increases Breast Cancer Risk By 200%

A study found that women who take thyroid hormone for at least 15 years have 200% increase in the risk of breast cancer as compared to women who did not take thyroid hormone. You read that correctly: a 200% increase risk of breast cancer in women who took thyroid hormone as compared to women who did not take thyroid hormone.

How could that be? The answer is simple: The increased breast risk in thyroid supplemented women is due to iodine deficiency.

Should Dr. Oz be Silenced? Should Dr. Oz be Silenced?

As Dr. Oz’s popularity with Americans grows—and with it a new openness to integrative medicine—mainstream medicine is alarmed.

Last year, when he was a second-year medical student, Benjamin Mazer took it upon himself to ask both the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the American Medical Association (AMA) to address what he called “medical quackery” on television and in other media. He suggested that they consider regulating the advice of celebrity physicians like Dr. Mehmet Oz—asking, in effect, that they do something to gag him.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil Reduces Spread of Tuberculosis Eucalyptus Essential Oil Reduces Spread of Tuberculosis

Research from the University of Illinois’ College of Pharmacy has found that eucalyptus essential oil can be used to stop the spread of tuberculosis from those who are contagious.

The researchers tested essential oil from the Eucalyptus citriodora – also called Corymbia citriodora – with airborne tuberculosis.

The researchers found that a combination of citronellol, linalool and eucalyptol inhibited airborne tuberculosis transmission by more than 90 percent.

The Natural Method to Improve Vision that was Banned in NY The Natural Method to Improve Vision that was Banned in NY

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to see clearly without glasses or contacts? According to Greg Marsh, a certified natural vision coach, clear vision is achievable by virtually everyone, even if you’re already wearing strong corrective lenses.

Black Cumin Seeds Better Than Drugs? A Look at  the Science Black Cumin Seeds Better Than Drugs? A Look at the Science

Black cumin seeds and black cumin seed oil have been widely used for reducing blood pressure, cleansing and tonifying the liver, reducing fluid retention, supporting healthy digestion, treating diarrhea, stimulating the appetite, reducing pain, and treating skin disorders. Studies have confirmed numerous pharmacological benefits. Black cumin seeds are also called Nigella sativa seeds. These seeds have anti-diabetic and anti-cancer properties. They can be used to regulate the immune system, reduce pain, kill microorganisms, reduce inflammation, inhibit spasmodic activity, and open the tiny air passages in the lungs. Black seed oil protects the liver, the kidneys, and the stomach/ digestive system. It is a powerful antioxidant.

Children Raised on Small Dairy Farms Develop 90% Fewer Allergies Children Raised on Small Dairy Farms Develop 90% Fewer Allergies

A new study published in Sweden shows that children who live on small dairy farms run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies as other children. This study confirms the same results observed among small Amish dairy farms last year, where the drinking of farm-fresh raw milk was shown to be a cure for many allergies. The authors of the study suspect that the development of a healthy gut flora, as a result from living on the farm and being exposed to many different types of bacteria, is a major factor in developing immunity to allergies.

How Chili Peppers Can Be Used to Treat Pain How Chili Peppers Can Be Used to Treat Pain

Chili peppers’ heat comes from capsaicin, a compound produced to protect them from fungal attack.

Capsaicin is available in pain-relieving creams and patches, and has shown promise for relieving shingles pain, osteoarthritis, psoriasis symptoms, and more.

Capsaicin has both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and has also shown some promise for cancer, weight loss, and allergy symptoms.

Study: Rosemary Herb Reduces Cognitive Decline in Elderly Study: Rosemary Herb Reduces Cognitive Decline in Elderly

‘Rosemary Is For Remembrance’ ~ Science Confirms Wisdom of the Ancients By Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo.com “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance…” ~ William Shakespeare Since ancient times, herbs have been appreciated for their profound therapeutic effects.Science as a form of evidence-gathering did not take the epistemological pole position until quite recently in cultural history, with the […]

Should We All Soon Stop Bathing And Instead Use Probiotics for the Skin? Should We All Soon Stop Bathing And Instead Use Probiotics for the Skin?

Will human beings soon stop bathing and instead use pro-biotics for the skin? Meanwhile, must we try to kill every germ on us, good or bad, with triclosan?

500 Previously Unknown Microorganisms and 800 Bacterial Viruses Mapped in Intestinal Flora 500 Previously Unknown Microorganisms and 800 Bacterial Viruses Mapped in Intestinal Flora

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark report that they have identified and mapped 500 previously unknown microorganisms and more than 800 bacterial viruses in our intestinal flora.

Researching gut flora and the “microbiome” is the new trend in research and medicine, as the age of antibiotics has passed. New antibiotic-resistant diseases present an enormous threat to global health. If you are not familiar with the term “microbiome”, you soon will be. Hundreds of millions of dollars are being poured into researching the microbiome to develop new drugs and therapies.

But are we really going to trust in the modern pharmaceutical industry to provide a new class of “microbiome” drugs to solve the problems they created in the first place? Or are there natural ways of restoring one’s own microbiome without the “help” of the medical system?



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