Food for Thought

Food for Thought

“The idea that Alzheimer’s is completely genetic and unpreventable is probably the greatest misunderstanding regarding the disease, ” says Gary Small, M. D., director of the UCLA Center on Aging. Researchers now understand that Alzheimer’s, similar to heart disease and cancer, evolves over decades and can be affected by lifestyle...

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Eye Drops that can cure Cataracts without Surgery

Eye Drops that can cure Cataracts without Surgery

Researchers in the US have developed a new drug that can be delivered directly into the eye via an eye dropper to shrink down and dissolve cataracts. Cataracts is the most common cause of blindness in humans. Affecting tens of millions of people worldwide, cataracts cause the lens of the...

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Is Sugar Bad for You?

Is Sugar Bad for You?

Dr Raymond Francis is a professional with 72 years of experience in the Medical Field. After his experience and exposure to diseases, he shared medical insight on how to avoid diseases during this interview. Video Credits: Dr Raymond Francis and WREX

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Feeding your Dog Raw Meat could be Dangerous

Feeding your Dog Raw Meat could be Dangerous

PARIS: Raw meat, touted by some as an easily-digestible, nutrient-filled superfood for domestic dogs and cats, may not only put your pet at risk, but your own health too, researchers warned Friday (Jan 12). A survey of frozen, raw meat products sold at pet stores and supermarkets in the Netherlands, where...

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Silent Killer: Mosquito Coil

Silent Killer: Mosquito Coil

The recent controversy generated by the Dengvaxia vaccine scandal in the Philippines will see many people returning to more traditional methods to ward off the debilitating effects of mosquito-borne disease, with mosquito coils and bed nets at the forefront of protection in mosquito-endemic areas. However, the mosquito coil that millions...

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Are Electromagnetic fields harmful?

Are Electromagnetic fields harmful?

Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are one of the most pernicious threats to your health. The question is, how do you limit your exposure to healthier levels? Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, one of my longtime mentors, was instrumental in educating me about the influence of EMFs on health. Klinghardt, who founded the Sophia...

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Can unconventional therapies be beneficial?

Can unconventional therapies be beneficial?

When nine-year-old Yorkshire terrier Maeko was referred to Ra Healing Centre, billed as Singapore’s first full-fledged animal rehabilitation centre, it suffered from spinal disease and arthritis, which caused it to be completely immobile. Unable to sit or stand, it could only lie down. After several sessions of rehabilitation – first to...

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You’re Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk

You’re Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk

When my in-laws moved from India to the United States some 35 years ago, they couldn’t believe the low cost and abundance of our milk—until they developed digestive problems. They’ll now tell you the same thing I’ve heard a lot of immigrants say: American milk will make you sick. It...

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Gut bacteria ‘boost’ cancer therapy

Gut bacteria ‘boost’ cancer therapy

They tested the microbiome – the collection of microscopic species that live in us – in cancer patients. Two studies, in the journal Science, linked specific species and the overall diversity of the microbiome to the effectiveness of immunotherapy drugs. Experts said the results were fascinating and held a lot...

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Pet Expo 2016

Pet Expo 2016

A panel of ten pet care experts, including veterinarians, will hold a conference this weekend (March 25 to 27) to educate pet owners on treatments for their pets. These treatments include physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, and veterinary acupuncture. There will also be a lecture on nutrition in pets, including the health impact of...

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