Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00
By Dr. Mercola Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used in diet soda and over 6,000 other sugar-free or "diet" products. New research1 linking aspartame to cancer in some individuals has sparked a flurry of commentary, including an "apology" from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a Harvard University teaching facility, for promoting the results2.
Sunday, 04 November 2012 00:00
By Dr. Mercola Could your gut flora play a role in cancer growth? According to recent research, the answer is a tentative yes. Findings published in the journal Nature1 report the discovery of microbial-dependent mechanisms through which some cancers mount an inflammatory response that fuels their development and growth. These findings provide new insight into how cancer cells can hijack your body's inflammatory reaction by exploiting microbial-dependent immune cells.
Published in Cancer
Sunday, 28 October 2012 01:00
By Dr. Mercola One of my own recent interests has been brain plasticity - the ability of your brain to recover, repair, and regain functionality that had previously been lost. This idea conflicts with the conventional view that once you lose brain function, it's permanently lost. Dr. Daniel Amen is a physician and board-certified psychiatrist. He's written fiveNew York Times bestselling books, and is the medical director of the Amen Clinics in Newport Beach in San Francisco, California; Bellevue, Washington; Reston, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; and New York City.
Monday, 22 October 2012 01:00
By Dr. Mercola When your physician writes you a prescription, you probably assume that it has been scientifically proven to be both effective and safe. This is the basis upon which the modern medical paradigm revolves... break this revered tenet and the entire system comes crashing down. Well, let me tell you, the walls are already crumbling; the system is nearing collapse, as all is not what it seems on the medical forefront as it pertains to science.
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 03:00
If you take your multivitamin at this particular time, you could be losing impact and throwing your money away. The quality of your health could very well depend on taking the right kind of multi - at the right time...
Published in Supplements
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 01:00
By Dr. Mercola You’ve probably given careful consideration to the food your children consume on a daily basis. But what about the other environmental influences they’re exposed to on a near 24/7 basis, such as the materials in their living space and, more specifically, your flooring? It is likely no one in your home is more familiar with your floor than young children or toddlers living there, as this is where they spend a good deal of time – exploring, playing and learning the ropes of life.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 01:00
By Dr. Mercola The Canadian press recently broke the story that new research confirms initial findings that the flu vaccine appeared to actually increase people's risk of getting sick with H1N1, and cause more serious bouts of illness to boot.
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 01:00
By Dr. Mercola Probiotics, along with a host of other microorganisms, are so crucial to your health that researchers have compared them to "a newly recognized organ." In fact, your microflora – a term used to describe the bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microbes that make up your microbial inner ecosystem – impact far more than your digestive tract.
Published in Supplements
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 10:31
By Dr. Mercola About 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis -- and most of them have no idea they have it. A new study has shown that customers in nail salons could be putting themselves at risk for the deadly disease.
Published in Beauty
Sunday, 08 January 2012 15:12
Have you ever wished you didn’t have to bother with eating or preparing food at all? When you stop to consider how many hours you spend thinking about food, planning meals, shopping for fresh produce, preparing and cooking meals, and eating, I would imagine nearly everyone has had this fantasy at least once.