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High medical costs decrease 28 percent after 5 years of Transcendental Meditation practice

Chronic stress is the number one factor contributing to high medical expenses.

Public release date: 12-Sep-2011

According to a study published this week in the September/October 2011 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion (Vol. 616 more words

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Tinnitus discovery could lead to new ways to stop the ringing

Public release date: 12-Sep-2011

Retraining the brain could reanimate areas that have lost input from the ear

Berkeley — Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are offering hope to the 10 percent of the population who suffer from tinnitus – a constant, often high-pitched ringing or buzzing in the ears that can be annoying and even maddening, and has no cure.

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Dangers of exposure to ‘white’ light / ‘White’ light suppresses the body’s production of melatonin

Public release date: 11-Sep-2011

New study reveals: ‘White’ light suppresses the body’s production of melatonin — a compound that adjusts our biological clock and is known for its anti-oxidant and anti-cancerous properties — more than orange… 900 more words

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More evidence that spicing up broccoli boosts its cancer-fighting power

Public release date: 13-Sep-2011

URBANA – Teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food’s individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part of the digestive system where you’ll get the maximum health benefit, suggests a new University of Illinois study.

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Chinese herbal remedy out performs methotrexate for treating rheumatoid arthritis



And combination of Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F plus methotrexate even better

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy used to relieve joint pain and inflammation works as well as methotrexate, a standard drug treatment that is frequently prescribed to control the symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis, reveals research published online in the… 400 more words

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Low vitamin D linked to fatty liver disease in UK children

London, UK, Saturday 12 April 2014: A UK study[i] investigating the link between low vitamin D status and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children has identified a genetic variant associated with the disease’s severity.

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New Chinese herbal medicine has significant potential in treating hepatitis C ( inhibit HCV activity by approximately 90% )

London, UK, Saturday 12 April 2014: Data from a late-breaking abstract presented at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 identifies a new compound, SBEL1, that has the ability to inhibit hepatitis C virus (HCV) activity in cells at several points in the virus’ lifecycle.[I]

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