Category Archives: Health News

Why Zinc is Important

How important is zinc to our bodies and what happens if we don’t get enough of it? Along with calcium and iron, zinc is probably the most important mineral to the human body. A zinc deficiency can cause, or certainly … Continue reading

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Qi Gong improves quality of life in breast cancer patients

Qi Gong May Improve Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients BY ELIZABETH WHITTINGTON PUBLISHED JUNE 18, 2013 Several studies on integrative therapies, such as acupuncture and yoga, suggest they may help reduce certain side effects and increase well-being in … Continue reading

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Reishi Mushrooms as Remedy?

Reishi Mushrooms as Remedy? BY JEANNETTE MONINGER PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

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Acupuncture improves pregnancy rates after IVF failure

Treatment with acupuncture and moxibustion can lead to better chances of a successful pregnancy for women who have had previous IVF failures. Brazilian researchers carried out a prospective randomised controlled trial with 84 patients who had experienced at least two … Continue reading

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Letter to Editor NY Times

Letter to the Editor of the New York Times “Really” (March 12) concludes that the effects of acupuncture on hay fever may be short-lived. My experience is different. In 1977, after lifelong allergies to grass, pets and house dust, I did a series of … Continue reading

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Albino alligator gets acupuncture

“Bino,” Brazil‘s six-year-old albino alligator, has started to do acupuncture weekly for an over-curvature of his spine,according to the International Business Times. The alligator, one of two albinos born in a large litter, has been under the care of the Sao … Continue reading

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Complementary Medicines helped me beat cancer

Organic diet and complementary medicines helped helped me beat cancer, says Marchioness. The Marchioness of Worcester has said an organic diet and complementary medicines helped her beat cancer. She was diagnosed with breast and lymph cancer in 2009. The Marchoiness … Continue reading

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Lack of sleep damages health

Bad sleep ‘dramatically’ alters body A run of poor sleep can have a dramatic effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers. The activity of hundreds of genes was altered when people’s sleep was cut to … Continue reading

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Chronic Arthritis – Self Management

Stress plays a role in triggering rheumatoid arthritis A study from the University of Wisconsin suggests that mindfulness meditation may be an effective way for people with rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions to reduce their inflammation and lessen their … Continue reading

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Lung cancer now main cause of women’s cancer death in UK

Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the most lethal form of the disease among women in the UK, research has shown. Scientists predict that within 2 years lung cancer will be the main cause of women’s cancer death in … Continue reading

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