Lonely Elders in Your Life? Encourage Meditation

Lonely Elders in Your Life? Encourage Meditation

According to researchers at UCLA, the psychological effects of loneliness increases activity of inflammatory genes, which promotes a variety of conditions, such as an increased risk of heart disease, depression and in extreme cases, even premature death. However, new studies have shown that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can help quash the emotions that lead to loneliness.

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Native Remedies Debuts YouthShield Naturals™ Anti-Aging Skincare with Red Tea Extract

Native Remedies Debuts YouthShield Naturals™ Anti-Aging Skincare with Red Tea Extract

The number-one online retailer of herbal and homeopathic products, Native Remedies (www.nativeremedies.com), is pleased to introduce its all-new premium YouthShield Naturals anti-aging skincare system with powerful Red Tea Extract, the ultimate in safe and natural anti-aging skincare products that stimulate and accelerate the skin’s natural healing processes.

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Animals Ease Patients’ Pain

Animals Ease Patients’ Pain

Visiting a doctor’s office can be stressful. Very often, patients don’t know what to expect. They may be in pain or they may anticipate having to endure painful medical procedures. Fortunately, scientists are finding natural ways to provide comfort. New research shows that dogs can be used to manage pain. Several medical professionals conducted this [...]

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Healing PTSD with Games

Healing PTSD with Games

Video games may prove to be essential for American soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an anxiety disorder that develops as a result of a traumatic experience. New research shows that these games can help with two conditions that have been linked to PTSD: traumatic brain injury and flashbacks. In October 2011, scientists published [...]

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Can Games Alleviate Anxiety?

Can Games Alleviate Anxiety?

Games may be helpful for children suffering from anxiety and depression, according to research published last year. In the study, Game-Based Biofeedback for Paediatric Anxiety and Depression, M. Knox and five other scientists reported that children responded favorably to video games utilizing biofeedback devices and techniques. During eight sessions, M. Knox and colleagues tested twenty-four [...]

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Compulsive Dogs Show Human Disorder

Compulsive Dogs Show Human Disorder

Does your dog chase its tail excessively? Does he also snap at invisible flies, pace around, or seemingly go into a trance? Then, according to new research, your pet may have the canine equivalent of obsessive compulsive disorder. This research was published in a study entitled, Environmental Effects on Compulsive Tail Chasing in Dogs. The [...]

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Is Your Job Hurting Your Health?

Is Your Job Hurting Your Health?

The modern-day workplace is a stressful place. Jobs have become much more demanding. In fact, the average employee must do the work of several people. And the downward spiral in consumer spending has made it much more difficult for employees to generate the results that companies expect. In addition, with reduced corporate revenue comes the [...]

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Should Fluoride Be Considered Safe?

Should Fluoride Be Considered Safe?

Not everyone in Portland, Oregon, supports the idea of water fluoridation. That includes Clean Water Portland, an environmental political action committee. The organization submitted over 43,000 signatures for a public referendum on whether fluoridation is right for Portland, according to an article from the newspaper, StatesmanJournal.com. Clean Water Portland’s Web site details the organization’s objection [...]

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Is Genetically Modified Food Safe?

Is Genetically Modified Food Safe?

A new study casts doubt on the safety of genetically modified food, as well as an herbicide. The research was conducted by French scientist Gilles-Eric Séralini and seven colleagues and is entitled, Long Term Toxicity of a Roundup Herbicide and a Roundup-Tolerant Genetically Modified Maize. Séralini and his fellow researchers in France and Italy report [...]

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