Tag Archives: diseases

Study examines autism law, financial burdens

Susan Chaityn Lebovits EurekAlert Spectrum of disorders leave families struggling with health-care needs. While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive … Continue reading

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Liver stiffness predicts liver failure, cancer and mortality in cirrhotic patients

Dawn Peters EurekAlert Researchers from Spain established that liver stiffness, measured by transient elastography (TE), is an independent predictor of liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and mortality in cirrhotic patients coinfected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune … Continue reading

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Number of Children with Diabetes Jumps 14% Between 2000-2008

Mike Barrett Natural Society The Western lifestyle and average American diet pave a smooth road for developing various illnesses and diseases. Over the years, food has become more processed, less natural, and filled with even greater amounts of toxic additives … Continue reading

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New wave of asbestos

Neil Doorley Today Tonight There are new warnings about asbestos in our homes with a rise in home renovations exposing a whole new generation to the diseases it can cause.

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Permaculture: Goat Diseases

There are various diseases that goats will contract. Some of these diseases come from viruses, parasites and bacteria. The diagnosis of the diseases will vary. However, some of these diseases may be similar and can be difficult to pinpoint. Treatment … Continue reading

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Michio Kaku: The Biotech Revolution (BBC)

BBC/Evolution Documentaries Broadcast (2007) Genetics and biotechnology promise a future of unprecedented health and longevity: DNA screening could prevent many diseases, gene therapy could cure them and, thanks to lab-grown organs, the human body could be repaired as easily as … Continue reading

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Fad Diets Are Out – Eaters For Health Who Focus On Non-GMO, Organic and Toxic-Free Foods Are In

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease A wave of highly informed seekers of clean and healthy food is taking over the information highway and leaving yo-yo and fad dieting methods in the dust. They are representing a new generation of educated consumers … Continue reading

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Eating Flavonoids Protects Men Against Parkinson’s Disease

Science Daily Men who eat flavonoid-rich foods such as berries, tea, apples and red wine significantly reduce their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia. Published April 4 in … Continue reading

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Protein Critical for Tissue Regeneration Discovered

Science Daily ScienceDaily (Mar. 20, 2012) — A flatworm known for its ability to regenerate cells is shedding more light on how cancer could be treated and how regenerative medicine could better target diseases, according to researchers at the University … Continue reading

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Are Shoes ‘The Next Bed-Nets’?: Announcing Footwork, the International Podoconiosis Initiative

PR Newswire BRIGHTON, England, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Footwork, the newly-formed International Podoconiosis Initiative, brings together private and public partners to advance advocacy for and prevention and treatment of podoconiosis, popularly known as ‘podo’, one of the few readily-preventable … Continue reading

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