Study: Coffee does stimulate bowel movements, but not because of caffeine

Study: Coffee does stimulate bowel movements, but not because of caffeine

Drink a cup of coffee or eat more fruits and veggies to promote healthy bowel movements, but don’t overdo it as that could cause conditions like constipation or diarrhea.

World's most expensive drug to be given to children for free through lottery

World's most expensive drug to be given to children for free through lottery

The lottery system — which has been called a managed access program — would establish a bi-weekly draw for babies under the age of two who live in countries where Zolgensma is not approved.Just two drugs for spinal muscular atrophy are approved in the US.

Hal Robson-Kanu: 'I wouldn’t have had the career I've had without turmeric'

Hal Robson-Kanu: 'I wouldn’t have had the career I've had without turmeric'

Robson-Kanu had no idea that single moment would set him on the path to becoming an inadvertent human guinea pig, discovering a concoction of natural ingredients which would save his career and spark a business venture which would lead to providing a recovery-supporting turmeric shot to eight Premier League clubs, the England side who reached the Rugby World Cup final and his own team, West Bromwich Albion, who are top of the Championship.

Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

The Royal College of Nursing said the new policy was only a “first step” to removing barriers and that more funding was needed.Some 6,,669 nurses were added to the register in that period, the NMC said.

Personalized nutrition: What I learned from dozens of tests and reports

Personalized nutrition: What I learned from dozens of tests and reports

The key behaviors that I changed as a result of all this testing include being more aware of how foods affect my microbiome.

Nicotinamide mononucleotide ameliorates the depression-like behaviors and is associated with attenuating the disruption of mitochondrial bioenergetics in depressed mice

Nicotinamide mononucleotide ameliorates the depression-like behaviors and is associated with attenuating the disruption of mitochondrial bioenergetics in depressed mice

Transcriptome and metabolome analyses revealed that in depressed mice, NMN reduced the mRNA expression of genes involved in fatty acid synthesis, stimulation of β-oxidation and glycolysis, and increased production of acetyl-coenzyme A for the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Strava data shows just how severe the gender gap is in cycling and running

Strava data shows just how severe the gender gap is in cycling and running

There is still a substantial gender gap in cycling and running , according to new data from fitness app Strava .Strava's fitness data also showed a huge increase in the number of people riding inside, rather than outdoors.

Pelvic exercises aren’t just for the ladies – these can help men with erectile dysfunction

Pelvic exercises aren’t just for the ladies – these can help men with erectile dysfunction

Their patients include those having trouble controlling incontinence after surgery, giving the researchers the idea that the same principles of pelvic floor muscle training can also help those with sexual dysfunction.Kegel exercises help tighten and hold the muscles that control urine flow.

Breakthrough discovery in plants' DNA may lead to slowing aging process in humans

Breakthrough discovery in plants' DNA may lead to slowing aging process in humans

(CNN)Science has identified in the plant kingdom the "missing link" of cellular immortality between human and single-celled animals, according to a new study led by scientists from Arizona State University and Texas A&M University.

Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

What Is Leaky Gut. First of all, intestinal permeability is normal and is essential so we can absorb digested proteins, fats and carbohydrates from foods that nourish us, as well as vitamins, minerals and medications.

Healing foods and your emotional state: 5 Natural ways to heal health complaints, regardless of what they are

Healing foods and your emotional state: 5 Natural ways to heal health complaints, regardless of what they are

Regardless of the keys that the survivors started with, Turner noted that they made drastic changes to their eating habits , such as incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into their diet.

Texas Hemp Convention 2020

Texas Hemp Convention 2020

With more than 10,000 attendees expected at the event in 2020, #THC2020 is your opportunity to network with and learn from the biggest names in the legal hemp and CBD industry.

Norovirus: What is the winter vomiting bug and how can it be treated?

Norovirus: What is the winter vomiting bug and how can it be treated?

While there is no treatment for norovirus, the NHS advises that affected adults and children drink lots of fluids to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Debunking a Myth: Cannabis Topicals for Pain and Arthritis

Debunking a Myth: Cannabis Topicals for Pain and Arthritis

Just as an example of what I mean when talking about how hard it is to get these things through the skin (i.e. dissolving CBD in your Nivea isn’t going to cut it), here is a snippet from a publication using transdermal CBD to treat arthritis pain.

Rest vs. an endorphin rush: If you’re sleep-deprived, is it better to get more sleep or work out?

Rest vs. an endorphin rush: If you’re sleep-deprived, is it better to get more sleep or work out?

Without fuel, Breus warned that you’ll get tired faster while you’re working out.Working out when you’re sleep-deprived means you’ll suffer through a routine that’s more agonizing than it usually is.Post-exercise recovery is crucial and if you’re sleep-deprived but this process can be interrupted.

Man decorates house with 'check your nuts' Christmas lights after surviving testicular cancer

Man decorates house with 'check your nuts' Christmas lights after surviving testicular cancer

The roofer was diagnosed with testicular cancer in January 2019 after experiencing unusual pain in his testicles throughout December.“I had cancer at Christmas last year but I had no idea,” Roach said.

Childhood traumas can stay with you for life – by messing with your hormone levels, says study

Childhood traumas can stay with you for life – by messing with your hormone levels, says study

The results showed that people who had high stress during childhood and in adulthood, particularly at age 37, had a flatter cortisol pattern.Fortunately, it does not necessarily mean that all people who had experienced childhood traumas will show this cortisol pattern in their adult life.

Reduce inflammation in the gut with the “fasting-mimicking” diet

Reduce inflammation in the gut with the “fasting-mimicking” diet

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other inflammation-related conditions may consider taking up a low-calorie eating pattern.Researchers report that such a fasting-mimicking diet may help prevent inflammation and improve gut health.USC researcher Valter Longo reported that the fasting-mimicking diet successfully reduced inflammation.

Cardinal Principles of Homeopathy

Cardinal Principles of Homeopathy

2) Law of Simplex or Single Remedies: The law of simplex or single remedies is the second Cardinal principle of Homeopathy and states that only one, single medicine should be prescribed to a patient at one point of time.

10 natural methods to get a good night’s sleep

10 natural methods to get a good night’s sleep

To keep the body in tip-top shape and prevent potential accidents, try the following tips for a good night’s sleep:.Nicotine is a stimulant that can disrupt sleep, and smoking, especially close to bedtime, may keep a person awake.

Study: Personalized treatment with omega-3s might help children with ADHD

Study: Personalized treatment with omega-3s might help children with ADHD

The findings: Participants who received EPA supplementation showed greater improvement in focused attention than those in the placebo group.

Avoid these 5 foods that lower testosterone levels

Avoid these 5 foods that lower testosterone levels

The following positive lifestyle changes may help naturally boost your testosterone levels: Exercising regularly Following a balanced diet that includes fresh, healthy foods Maintaining a healthy weight Sleeping well every night Keep your hormones balanced by avoiding foods that lower testosterone like soy and certain types of fat and live a healthy lifestyle to maintain your overall health.

The Rockefellers, The Flexner Report, The AMA, and their Effect on Alternative Nutritional (botanical) Medicine

The Rockefellers, The Flexner Report, The AMA, and their Effect on Alternative Nutritional (botanical) Medicine

The Flexner brothers represented the lens that brought both the Rockefeller and the Carnegie fortunes into sharp focus on the unsuspecting and thoroughly vulnerable medical profession.” (He Who Pays The Piper – Creation of the Modern Medical (drug) Establishment; G.

Women can feel phantom fetus kicks years after giving birth

Women can feel phantom fetus kicks years after giving birth

Women can feel phantom fetus-like kicks for up to 28 years after giving birth, new research has revealed.They found 40 per cent of the women had felt phantom fetal kicks after giving birth and that the sensation persisted for an average of 6.8 years following delivery.

World's first male contraceptive injection could be available in six months

World's first male contraceptive injection could be available in six months

The world’s first contraceptive injection for men could be available for consumer use within six months, after Indian scientists announced that clinical trials have been completed on the drug.

BBC’s George Alagiah reveals why he didn’t check survival statistics after bowel cancer diagnosis

BBC’s George Alagiah reveals why he didn’t check survival statistics after bowel cancer diagnosis

Speaking on the Bowel Cancer UK podcast, the newsreader - who has been the face of the BBC’s flagship News At Six broadcast for over a decade - said he decided not to look up any information surrounding survival rates because the disease is so variable.

Your itchy skin may indicate a kidney condition; research finds a connection

Your itchy skin may indicate a kidney condition; research finds a connection

The research team said that their findings offer a uniquely international look at how important it is to ask our patients with chronic kidney disease if and how they are affected by pruritus.

Similarities and links between Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis

Similarities and links between Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis

If healthcare providers diagnose the disease during its earlier stages, they will recommend antibiotic treatment for the bacterial infection.Early treatment of Lyme disease will usually prevent late-stage Lyme arthritis from bothering the patient later on.

Disinfect and stay hydrated: 5 Ways to stay germ-free while traveling

Disinfect and stay hydrated: 5 Ways to stay germ-free while traveling

The following tips below will help ensure that you remain healthy and germ-free during your travels:.Make sure to bring two water jugs with you at all times.It’s difficult to get proper sleep while traveling.

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

In a recent study, they concluded that a plant-based diet could reduce the risk of heart failure in adults with no known heart disease.Multivariable analysis revealed that participants who stuck to a plant-based diet had lowered the risk of heart failure-related hospitalizations by 41 percent.

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