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One Simple Step To Influence Your DNA

June 21, 2017 - 7:04am
One of the things I do most when I discuss metaphysics is explore concepts related to light and darkness and their integration. It's one of my passions. I love duality at its core. We're made of it so we should know it quite well. But I find those who wish to enter the heart center to a greater extent struggle with this integration and thus find tremendous difficulty transitioning aspects of ego.
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Blood Test Determines Which Diet Works Best

June 15, 2017 - 6:02am
Researchers presented new data demonstrating that blood sugar (glucose) and/or fasting insulin should be used to select the right diet, particularly for people with prediabetes and diabetes.
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Mothers Will Risk Their Life For Their Children Because Of This One Hormone

June 14, 2017 - 5:33am
From birds to mammals, from fish to reptiles, the immediate reaction to an impending threat to the animal itself is usually to flee or to stop moving in an attempt to go unnoticed. However, when parents feel threatened in the presence of their young, their reaction is completely different: they seek to protect them. What happens in the brains of the parents for them to to be willing to sacrifice their own life in the interest of their offspring's safety?
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The Sun's Benefits Go Way Beyond Vitamin D

June 12, 2017 - 6:43am
The sun has got his hat on, our moods feel lighter and we are gripped by a desire to soak up some solar rays. But no, we keep being told: the threat of skin cancer makes this potentially lethal.
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70 Percent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Inaccurate

June 8, 2017 - 6:50am
Seventy per cent of readings from home blood pressure monitors are unacceptably inaccurate, which could cause serious implications for people who rely on them to make informed health decisions, new UAlberta research reveals.
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The Difference Between An Empath, a Sympath and One Who Practices Compassion

June 7, 2017 - 7:16am
There is a difference in the way certain people modulate frequencies and there are so many variations that it’s difficult to put labels on any of them. Empaths are truly in an in-between and special stage of development. But how do they differ from sympaths and those who practice compassion?
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Why Playing An Instrument Protects Your Brain

June 6, 2017 - 6:56am
A recent study conducted at Baycrest Health Sciences has uncovered a crucial piece into why playing a musical instrument can help older adults retain their listening skills and ward off age-related cognitive declines. This finding could lead to the development of brain rehabilitation interventions through musical training.
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Pediatricians Say Scrap The Fruit Juice

May 29, 2017 - 7:54am
Fruit juice has been marketed (and in some cases, recommended by physicians) as a healthy, natural source of vitamins and calcium. Kids like the way it tastes -- in fact, children and adolescents continue to be the highest consumers of fruit juice and juice drinks, but nutritional benefits are very questionable.
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Education Expert Finds Scheduling Every Free Moment For Children Prevents Self Discovery

May 22, 2017 - 5:58am
Are children scheduled to the max these days? Are there any waking moments that give children the freedom to express themselves in unstructured environments? Children should be allowed to get bored so they can develop their innate ability to be creative, an education expert says.
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Negative Thoughts Harm Your Health By Damaging DNA

May 19, 2017 - 6:17am
Lose your temper on the road? Frustrated with colleagues at work? You may be cutting your life short, warns molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn--who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2009--and health psychologist Elissa Epel, who studies stress and aging.
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The Love Hormone Is Also The Crisis Hormone--Increases In Good Times and Bad

May 18, 2017 - 5:23am
Oxytocin plays an important role in bonding. It is often called the "love hormone" or "cuddle chemical", but American and Norwegian researchers have found out that it may as well be called a "crisis hormone."
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Cannabis Prevents Brain Aging

May 17, 2017 - 5:51am
Memory performance decreases with increasing age. Cannabis can reverse these aging processes in the brain. Low doses of the active ingredient in cannabis, THC, has the opposite effect on the elderly, reversing brain aging and restoring learning and memory.
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People Use Visual Contructs In The Brain To Validate Their External World

May 16, 2017 - 6:57am
Humans treat 'inferred' visual objects generated by the brain as more reliable than external images from the real world, according to new research published in eLife.
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Mushroom Powders Linked To Heart Health Benefits

May 15, 2017 - 7:02am
Consuming portobello or shiitake powder may protect your arteries from the detrimental effects of a high fat diet, according to findings presented at Experimental Biology 2017.
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The More Muscle, The Less Diabetes

May 9, 2017 - 6:36am
If you have more lean muscle tissue, you have less risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Findings outlined by US and Chinese scientists provide further insights into how muscles use glucose in a feedback loop as well as its role in whole-body glucose balance.
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Researchers Cure Type I Diabetes With No Side Effects

May 8, 2017 - 6:11am
The discovery, made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, increases the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin.
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Empathy Heartbeat Training Helps You Read Other People's Minds

May 4, 2017 - 11:24pm
You really should listen to your heart. People who are more aware of their heartbeat are better at perceiving the emotions of people around them. What's more, improving this ability might help some people with autism and schizophrenia.
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Why You Should Do The Opposite Of What Official Health Advice Recommends

May 3, 2017 - 7:06am
"People have told me what I do is dangerous. They have walked away from me at meetings," says David Unwin, a doctor practising in Southport, UK. Unwin suggests to his patients with type 2 diabetes or who want to lose weight that they do the opposite of what official health advice recommends. He advises them to stop counting calories, eat high-fat foods -- including saturated fats -- and avoid carbohydrates, namely sugar and starch. Telling people to avoid sugar is uncontroversial; the rest is medical heresy.
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Gingko Biloba Protects Against Cognitive Effects of Heavy Metals

May 2, 2017 - 6:45am
Ginkgo biloba, one of the oldest living tree species and best selling herbs, also protects the brain from the toxic effects of aluminium chloride exposure, which has been linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairments.
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