Neutralizing an Acid Diet Can Protect Bones

Eating foods that have a high alkali content may be a good way to protect against bone loss, new research suggests. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that consuming bicarbonate can reduce biomarkers associated with bone loss and fracture. The researchers explain that fruits and vegetables are metabolized by

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Mom was right when it comes to sinus remedies

With fall officially in full swing, many people are heading to the drug store to solve their sinus problems. However, for those who do not want to take conventional drugs, there are natural remedies that many health professionals suggest work just as well. Doctors see over 32 million cases of chronic sinusitis each year according

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Older Pediatric Patients More Likely To Have Crohn’s Disease Surgery

Pediatric patients who have been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease (CD) may be less likely to need surgery, according to findings published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. CD is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes damage to the gastrointestinal system, and is commonly treated with medications. However, as individuals are diagnosed with the illness

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Alternative medicine found to help treat endometriosis

After reviewing available evidence, Cochrane Researchers have concluded Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) appears to relieve symptoms in women undergoing treatment for endometriosis. The scientists reviewed two studies in which 158 women participated. In one of them, CHM brought about a relief of symptoms comparable to that provided by the hormonal drug gestrinone, but with fewer

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Scientist Recommends A New Kind Of ‘TLC’ For Health And Wellness

A researcher at the University of California, Irvine, has prosed a new sort of “TLC” for treating mental illnesses. Rather than “tender loving care,” psychologist Roger Walsh’s version stands for “therapeutic lifestyle changes.” In a paper published in the journal American Psychologist, Walsh recommended that teens and adults who suffer from depression, anxiety and other

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Fish Oil May One Day Help Treat Alcoholism, Experts Say

It’s in pills, gel-caps and over-the-counter dietary supplements, and now scientists are saying that that it may soon be used to supplement traditional treatments for alcoholism. It’s fish oil, and it’s available nearly everywhere. A study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry recently announced that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may mute

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