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Soccer Improves Balance And Bone Density

Several new research papers are being published about various health benefits from regularly playing soccer. Some may find it a surprise that the studies do not focus on the more obvious benefits of such an athletic sport, such as greater muscle strength and improved...

Umbilical Cord Clamping Research

Most people never stop to think about the timing of their baby’s umbilical cord clamping, or how critical the right timing can be for the infant’s health. New research has just come out that looks directly at this issue. Researchers at the University of...

Environment Increases Diabetes Risk More Than Genes

It is generally known that people with diabetes have the disease either because it runs in their family, or because of an unhealthy diet made up of fatty foods. A new study just released by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has put new and...

Ginger Root Eases Muscle Pain

The traditional folk medicinal herb, Ginger Root, has been used for ages to help with various ailments such as upset stomachs or colds. Now muscle pain can be added to that list. Scientists at the University of Georgia recently demonstrated how ginger root can be...

Air Pollution Affects Heart Health

Most people think of lung health, not the cardiovascular system, when the topic of air pollution comes up. New research is revealing that air pollution has a direct impact on heart health. According to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, breathing polluted air...

Echinacea Health Benefits

Anyone who has ever tried to fight a cold or the flu by natural means has probably heard of echinacea. It is always helpful to know a little bit more about this wonderful plant, Echinacea Purpurea. Echinacea has been used medicinally by Native Americans of over 400...

Body Cleanse

Americans don’t have a shortage of gadgets or programs dedicated to body detoxification. People are wondering what exactly it means to detox and how it is best to go about detoxing. Far Infrared Ray Saunas are emerging as a key tool for getting a quality full...

Why Breast Milk Is Better

University of Illinois scientists have recently learned a new way to observe the different effects that breast and formula milk have on developing babies. The results confirm and give greater clarity about the already common understanding that breast milk is ideal....

Pregnant Women Lacking Vitamin D

Around seventy percent of pregnant women do not have sufficient levels of vitamin D, according to a new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This is in spite of the frequent use of prenatal vitamins. “We already...

Whole Grains Reduce Risk of Death Among Diabetic Women

In the first study of its kind, the relationship between whole grains and diabetics has been shown to be important. Scientist observed a direct correlation between the amount of whole grain consumed and the the rate of death among women with diabetes. “Patients...