NHS pays out £20m in clinical negligence claims over children’s mental health care

NHS pays out £20m in clinical negligence claims over children’s mental health care

Duchess of Cornwall presents Grand National trophyDoctors, crater disprove Ukraine hospital airstrike misinfoSocial programs weak in many states with tough abortion lawsThe report into child and adolescent mental health services warns there is too much variation in inpatient services and that it costs the NHS an average of £77,000 every time a child is detained.

What’s The Difference Between Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine?

What’s The Difference Between Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine?

While approaches to care are largely congruent, one major difference between the two is that in most U.S. states and jurisdictions, Naturopathic Medicine is a licensed health profession and Functional Medicine is not.

BREAKTHROUGH DISCOVERY: UV light heals the brain and endocrine system through your skin

BREAKTHROUGH DISCOVERY: UV light heals the brain and endocrine system through your skin

When ultraviolet (UV) light hits the skin, the study found, it sends healing energy, you might say, to several key areas of the body.

What can naturopathic medicine do to treat long-haul COVID? — San Francisco Natural Medicine

What can naturopathic medicine do to treat long-haul COVID? — San Francisco Natural Medicine

The more I learn about this syndrome, the more I’ve come to the conclusion that naturopathic medicine is particularly well suited to addressing this emerging health issue and helping people manage and hopefully recover from this novel virus.

Spice up your life: Use cinnamon to improve your health

Spice up your life: Use cinnamon to improve your health

Ceylon cinnamon, also called true cinnamon, is rich in antioxidants that help your body neutralize free radicals and lower your risk of health conditions like cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Vitamin K could offer protection against severe COVID-19, study shows

Vitamin K could offer protection against severe COVID-19, study shows

This fat-soluble vitamin is already well-known for its role in blood clotting, and that’s why it could have a protective effect against COVID-19 given the virus’s ability to cause blood clotting degradation of elastic fibers in the lungs.

French government bans advertising of mobiles to children

French government bans advertising of mobiles to children

The French government will also introduce new limits for radiation from the phones and make it compulsory for handsets to be sold with earphones, so that users can avoid irradiating their heads and brains.

'No evidence' of mobile phone cancer risk

'No evidence' of mobile phone cancer risk

The comprehensive review of scientific studies, by the Health Protection Agency's Independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation (Agnir), states that despite the "substantial" amount of recent research the only established risk is using a phone while driving.

Thousands of London teenagers recruited to study how mobile phones affect their brains

Thousands of London teenagers recruited to study how mobile phones affect their brains

Professor Paul Elliott, director of Imperial’s Centre for Environment and Health, said it was important to strengthen the evidence base on mobile phone safety, in order to give better advice to parents and children.“Scientific evidence available to date is reassuring and shows no association between exposure to radio frequency waves from mobile phone use and brain cancer in adults in the short term.

Healthy Ingredients for Natural Shampoo - Mother Earth News

Healthy Ingredients for Natural Shampoo - Mother Earth News

Beneficial Herbs : Calendula, chamomile, horsetail, nettle, rosemary, sage Beneficial Essential Oils : Bergamot, carrot seed, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, orange, parley seed, rose, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, thyme, ylang-ylang Dry hair and scalp.

Make Natural Shampoos that Are Chemical-Free - Mother Earth News

Make Natural Shampoos that Are Chemical-Free - Mother Earth News

Herbs to Decoct or Infuse: Basil, rosemary, sage Base Oils: Jojoba oil Essential Oils: Cedarwood, clary sage, ylang-ylang Read more from Naturally Healthy Hair.

Krave Kicker: Natural supplement that can help people quit smoking

Krave Kicker: Natural supplement that can help people quit smoking

Krave Kicker, a potent vitamin and superfood blend, is now a commercial formula that can help Americans addicted to nicotine to quit smoking.

Study: Exercise could be a “safer and quicker” treatment option for anxiety

Study: Exercise could be a “safer and quicker” treatment option for anxiety

There is no cure-all for the anxious thoughts and feelings related to this condition, but one study has shown that exercising regularly for at least three months can significantly reduce anxiety levels among patients.People who trained at a lower intensity were 3.62 times more likely to reduce their anxiety symptoms.

Japanese scientists discover new benefits of fasting

Japanese scientists discover new benefits of fasting

The team did not include any obese participant in the study, as obesity is known to change markers during fasting.

Study Shows Multivitamin Use, But Not Cocoa, Prevents Cognitive Decline

Study Shows Multivitamin Use, But Not Cocoa, Prevents Cognitive Decline

A news article crossed my desk recently that shows that a simple, inexpensive and preventative approach to health shows clear benefits in reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia—taking a daily multivitamin-mineral (MVM) supplement.

House Tea Blends - Mother Earth News

House Tea Blends - Mother Earth News

When the water is hot, but not boiling, I turn it off, pull it from the heat source, and add all the herbal ingredients (such as a handful of dried hibiscus flowers, frozen pine needles, and dried blackberry leaves).

Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha Tea

Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha Tea

In Kombucha Rediscovered (Books Alive, 2013), Klaus Kaufmann, DSc, discusses kombucha’s historical and modern uses and its numerous health benefits, which include its ability to aid digestion, eliminate toxins, support the immune system and boost energy.

Herbal Skin Care Basics: Tools, Ingredients, Recipes

Herbal Skin Care Basics: Tools, Ingredients, Recipes

Although you don’t need many specific items in order to create your natural beauty products, the following everyday tools will be helpful to use during recipe-making: Blender — indispensable in making body lotions and creams Fine-mesh strainers Hand grater reserved for grating beeswax (beeswax is edible, but it is almost impossible to remove the wax) An assortment of glass bottles and jars Stainless steel or glass mixing bowls Measuring cups Natural Skin Care Ingredients.

Omega-3s and More: The Importance of Fat in a Healthy Diet

Omega-3s and More: The Importance of Fat in a Healthy Diet

Free-range eggs, cooked in pastured butter, and grass-fed meat are higher in omega-3 fatty acids than their factory-farmed counterparts.The best sources of healthful fats and the whole array of micronutrients are wild, cold-water fish; wild game; and meat, dairy and eggs from grass-fed animals.

10 Skin-Soothing Superfoods - Mother Earth News

10 Skin-Soothing Superfoods - Mother Earth News

That means extra skin health benefits for adding avocado to your leafy green salad or those sweet potatoes you’re eating.According to research published in many scientific journals, including Nutrients, flaxseeds are natural anti-inflammatories, which makes them ideal for reducing skin inflammation and conditions such as eczema, hives, and rashes.

Understand How Your Immune System Works - Mother Earth News

Understand How Your Immune System Works - Mother Earth News

After being activated by helper T cells, B cells mature and secrete antibodies (also called “immunoglobulins”), which bind to microbes and toxins and recruit other elements of the immune system to help eliminate viruses and bacteria from the body.

12 Strategies to Strengthen Your Immune System - Mother Earth News

12 Strategies to Strengthen Your Immune System - Mother Earth News

Vitamin D plays a number of roles in promoting normal immune function, and getting a little sun exposure is one of the best ways to get your vitamin D.Effects of moderate exercise and oat beta-glucan on innate immune function and susceptibility to respiratory infection.

One year from the UK’s first Covid-19 jab, how many are still unvaccinated?

One year from the UK’s first Covid-19 jab, how many are still unvaccinated?

The level varies slightly across the nations, with 5% in Wales, 2% in England and 1% in Northern Ireland, while in Scotland the number of over-50s who have received a first jab is actually greater than the population estimate for this age group.

Vitamin D deficiency is common – here’s how it can affect your health

Vitamin D deficiency is common – here’s how it can affect your health

Tofu – This versatile protein source is usually fortified and can contain up to 20 percent of the daily vitamin D requirements.Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency include bone pain, muscle weakness, fatigue and mood changes.

Study: Coffee drinkers have higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

Study: Coffee drinkers have higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

One study, in particular, linked high coffee consumption to higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria and improved composition of the gut microbiome.The team recommended further research that will confirm whether coffee-induced changes in the gut microbiome are beneficial and whether coffee drinking might be an effective treatment for postoperative constipation.

One GP for every 2,000 patients in England, survey finds

One GP for every 2,000 patients in England, survey finds

The Liberal Democrats , who commissioned the analysis, have called on the government to train more GPs. What’s been going on with sex during the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘Get out and get another job,’ Sajid Javid tells unvaccinated care workers

‘Get out and get another job,’ Sajid Javid tells unvaccinated care workers

Asked how the country would cope with staff shortages if tens of thousands of care workers quit the sector, Mr Javid said: “There are other people … who will come forward.”.

Police protect mobile vaccine units after anti-vaxxers harass staff and public

Police protect mobile vaccine units after anti-vaxxers harass staff and public

“According to NHS staff on scene small groups of anti vaxxers had been attending the location and verbally discouraging/harassing those waiting to have the vaccine,” the spokesperson said.“We are currently conducting static patrols around the NHS buses to prevent further disturbance from occurring,” they added.

7 Ways to maintain the health of your immune system

7 Ways to maintain the health of your immune system

Yufang Lin, MD of the Cleveland Clinic integrative physician in Ohio, says plant foods including fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices are critical in keeping the immune system healthy.Excessive or severe exercise may weaken the immune system, making you more susceptible to disease and infection in the hours after the activity.

Strategies For Healthy Aging And Longevity—Could Mitochondria Be The Key?

Strategies For Healthy Aging And Longevity—Could Mitochondria Be The Key?

In still others we focus on mitochondrial support strategies to support healthy aging, improve quality of life and reduce the risk of chronic disease.Improving cellular function and energy production is an essential component for restoring and maintaining optimal health and vitality.