New Study: Why Yoga Works

Most people¬† agree that yoga makes them feel better, and a new study has just been published that explains why. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine discovered that practicing yoga increases the level of GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, a chemical in the brain that regulates nerve activity. While running and other sports have a…

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Fast Food Wrappers Coated With Dangerous Chemicals

A recent study has shown that the chemicals widely used in producing the paper food wrappers used in fast food establishments is making its way into the general population’s blood stream. The research was done at the University of Toronto with the specific intent to identify whether or not the chemicals called perfluoroalkyls are ending…

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Prostate Cancer Natural Remedy: Soy

A newly discovered component that naturally exists in soy has just been found to prevent the spread of cancer cells. New research from Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University shows the positive results of an ongoing study regarding the natural soy chemical called Genistein’s ability to stop and prevent the spread of…

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Top Five Worst & Best U.S. Cities For Air Pollution

New research has just come to the surface linking air pollution to COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The study was published in the online version of the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The study was led by Zorana Andersen, Ph.D., post doctoral fellow at the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology…

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