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200 Studies Confirm That Every Pound Gained Increases Risk of Many Cancers

Prevent Disease - March 7, 2017 - 5:20am
A review of over 200 studies has revealed a substantial link between body fat and 11 different types of cancer, prompting calls for further research and tougher efforts to tackle the obesity crisis.
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Paying Attention To The Perspective Of Others Is The Best Way To Read Them

Prevent Disease - March 6, 2017 - 6:33am
We tend to believe that people telegraph how they're feeling through facial expressions and body language and we only need to watch them to know what they're experiencing -- but new research shows we'd get a much better idea if we put ourselves in their shoes instead. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
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Conflicting W.H.O. Reports Concerning Antibiotics--What Are We To Believe?

Prevent Disease - March 3, 2017 - 11:21pm
In light of global travel, society is like a dry forest susceptible to devastation. A new strain of bacteria could erupt and lignite the world with a pathogen that is resistant to all known medication. WHO recently identified 12 'priority pathogens' that are generally not dangerous, but can be deadly if the person infected happens to contract a drug resistant form.
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Replacement Chemical In BPA-Free Bottles Also Disrupts Estrogen In The Body

Prevent Disease - March 2, 2017 - 11:01pm
A compound called BPA is being phased out of all plastic packaging due to fears it may disrupt our hormones -- but its replacement may be just as harmful.
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KF USA Newsletter March 2017

Keshe Foundation - February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

A monthly newsletter that is featuring the Keshe Foundation USA.  



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Feeling Weak? Vitamin D3 Improves Muscle Strength

Prevent Disease - February 27, 2017 - 3:51pm
Age-associated decline in muscle function represents a significant public health burden. Vitamin D-deficiency is also prevalent in aging subjects, and has been linked to loss of muscle mass and strength. New research published in the journal PLOS shows specific forms of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength.
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'Crucial Regulatory Segments' In 98 Percent of DNA Control Thousands of Genes

Prevent Disease - February 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
The mysterious majority -- as much as 98 percent -- of our DNA do not code for proteins. Much of this part of our genome was thought to be nonfunctional evolutionary leftovers that are just along for the ride. However, hidden among this noncoding DNA are many crucial regulatory elements that control the activity of thousands of genes. What is more, these elements play a major role in our health with their potential to trigger diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and even autism.
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Prebiotic Foods Improve Sleep and Shield The Body From Stress

Prevent Disease - February 23, 2017 - 12:01am
Prebiotic foods are linked with reduced risks of skin conditions, digestive problems and even autoimmune disease. Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates stated that 'All Disease Begins In The Gut.' A first-of-its kind study by University of Colorado Boulder scientists suggests that lesser-known gut-health promoters can have an impact on the body, improving sleep and buffering the physiological impacts of stress.
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Graphic Shows Why You Should Avoid Nutella

Prevent Disease - February 22, 2017 - 6:24am
Who didn't love Nutella as a child? That chocolatey smooth texture which spreads so perfectly on any food. Contrary to what its manufacturers promoted for decades, Nutella is not a health food at all. With the exception of margarine, it's the closest thing to spreadable junk food packed with sugar and one toxic ingredient in particular that has been linked with cancer.
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Mediterranean Diet Reduces Inflammation Associated With Obesity

Prevent Disease - February 21, 2017 - 6:46am
Adopting a Mediterranean diet after a heart attack is almost three times as powerful in reducing death rates as taking a statin drug. New research now suggests eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances of experiencing regular pain.
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Worldwide Studies Find Vitamin B 'Significantly' Reduces Symptoms of Mental Disorders

Prevent Disease - February 20, 2017 - 4:35pm
We cannot escape the reality that in developed nations, people are often overfed and undernourished. A growing body of literature links dietary choices to brain health and the risk of psychiatric illness. A review of worldwide studies has found that add-on treatment with high-dose b-vitamins -- including B6, B8 and B12 -- can significantly reduce symptoms of schizophrenia more than standard treatments alone.
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How Does Handedness Affect Our Consciousness?

Prevent Disease - February 17, 2017 - 4:50pm
If you're left-handed, you know the world is not built for you. All cultures assign certain acts to the right hand such as shaking hands or swearing oaths, but how does this affect our consciousness?
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The Difference Between a Cold and Flu - Try Nature's Flu Shot

Prevent Disease - February 16, 2017 - 5:13pm
There is no question that the cold virus is more stable in cold temperature, so it survives and lingers airborne much longer due to the dry, cold conditions. There is a difference between symptoms related to the cold virus and flu virus, but possibly the number one reason the human body is susceptible to the cold virus in the winter is its virulence.
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Snorting These Two Spices Keeps You 25 Percent More Alert

Prevent Disease - February 15, 2017 - 5:47am
According to the results of a study at Wheeling Jesuit University, participants demonstrated increased alertness and decreased levels of frustration, anxiety and fatigue when exposed to peppermint and cinnamon scents.
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Do Married People Have Lower or Higher Levels of Stress?

Prevent Disease - February 14, 2017 - 5:54am
Fitting that on Valentine's day we're talking about the levels of stress in married couples. Many studies have suggested that married people are healthier than those who are single, divorced, widowed and even cohabiting. Now a new Carnegie Mellon University study provides the first biological evidence to explain how marriage impacts health.
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Nature Comes To The Rescue Again - Peppertree Disarms Most Dangerous Bacteria

Prevent Disease - February 13, 2017 - 6:32am
Superbugs are without a doubt a major threat affecting all health care systems. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that's become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Despite attempts by new antibiotics to neutralize the effects of MRSA, none have suceeded. But nature did.
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Switching From Smoking To Vaping Decreases Carcinogens By Almost 98 Percent

Prevent Disease - February 10, 2017 - 9:16pm
The history of tobacco use has been plagued with misinformation in both scientific literature and mainstream publications. A large majority of studies that have cast a negative light on tobacco have examined cigarette smoke which contains thousands of harmful chemicals. However, tobacco was used medicinally for thousands of years. A new study illustrates how vaping has been shown to reduce carcinogens by almost 98 percent in former smokers who dropped their cigarette habit and switched to vaporizers.
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Higher Vitamin D Levels Linked To Longer Life

Prevent Disease - February 9, 2017 - 10:35pm
Increased levels of vitamin D are associated with longer telomeres, reported to be a marker of biological aging, says a new study.
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Cannabis Exerts Powerful Neuroprotective Effects And May Soon Be Used In Stroke and Cardiac Emergencies

Prevent Disease - February 8, 2017 - 7:19am
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 active cannabinoids in cannabis. It accounts for 40 percent of the plant's extract and widely considered to be one of it's most powerful constituents that heals cells. Emergency teams in cardiac and stroke units may one day use CBD's neuroprotective effects to prevent the onset of debilitating symptoms developing from stroke and cardiac arrest.
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Researchers Explain Why Some People Are Extra Sensitive To Sounds of Eating and Breathing

Prevent Disease - February 7, 2017 - 6:59am
Imagine feeling angry or upset whenever you hear a certain everyday sound. It's a condition called misophonia, and we know little about its causes. Now there's evidence that misophonics show distinctive brain activity whenever they hear their trigger sounds, a finding that could help devise coping strategies and treatments.
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