Holistic Health Tips

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Love as painkiller?

Happy Valentines’ Day, everyone! Love eases all pain. Sounds like a really cliché even on this day of hearts. But surprise, surprise. There is actually science behind this. No less than researchers … [Read more...]

YouTips4U – Herbal Health Tips for When You’re Sick to Help You Get Well Fast – Flu Season Herbs

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/Z_ucILAwkQ4?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata To purchase a YouTips4U Custom … [Read more...]

Drug news, 30 October

New drugs, old drugs, tainted drugs, approved and disapprove drugs. Check out drug news round up this weekend. FDA approves combination contraceptive containing a folate A new contraceptive has … [Read more...]

Love, obsession, and addiction: it’s all neurochemistry

Everything may be explained by chemistry nowadays. Stress is due to cortisol. Intense spiritual experience is linked to low serotonin. Benevolence is linked to oxytocin. What about love? Researchers … [Read more...]

Cancer in the headlines: cancer drug updates, June 11

Popular cancer drug can cause kidney damage The drug bevacizumab is an anti-VEGF agent widely used in tumor treatments. Recent data however reveals that the cancer drug causes proteinuria (loss of … [Read more...]

Alcohol, drugs and fights

Drugs and alcohol are associated with high-risk behaviour especially among adolescents. Let us take a look at the manifestations of these high-risk behaviours. Physical fights Every now and … [Read more...]

Diabetes updates: what ups or lowers your risk

Today, I am bring some diabetes updates on what increases or decreases our chances to develop diabetes. Heading off diabetes Researcher David Nathan of Massachusetts General Hospital Believes … [Read more...]

Propofol: the doctors’ drug

Is your doctor a junkie? Everybody is suddenly talking about propofol. It's the drug that killed Michael Jackson, right? The truth it, several substances have been found in Jackson's system during … [Read more...]

How safe is our tap water?

Have you ever wondered how safe is your tap water? Researchers at the Southern Nevada Water Authority in Las Vegas screened tap water from 19 US water utilities for 51 different compounds between … [Read more...]

Heart drugs found in the waters of St. Lawrence River

The use of pharmacological agents has increased rapidly during the last decades. Cardiovascular diseases and cancers are the most prevalent chronic conditions in developed countries. Large amounts of … [Read more...]

Knowing your heart and stroke drugs: statins

Resource post for November Background Statin drugs or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors play a very important role in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. They are the first line treatment against … [Read more...]

CVD News Watch November 7

CVD conference watch AHA! The best experts of the heart will be gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana this weekend. The 2008 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association run from November 8 to … [Read more...]

Know your medications: anti-cholesterol drugs

It's Cholesterol Awareness Month. So I think it's only right that I tackle the topic of drugs used in controlling our cholesterol levels. For a review of the basics of cholesterol and what out … [Read more...]

Older Schizophrenia Drugs Better Than New

By Ray Stone Recent research has evidence that reveals that a newer class of anti-psychotic drugs may not be as effective in treating patients suffering from the mental condition called … [Read more...]

Drug Use Among Teens

  WASHINGTON (AP) - Drug use among teens has dipped nationally in the United States but underage drinking persists, with jumps in California and Wisconsin, according to a study released Thursday.The … [Read more...]

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