Monthly Archives: November 2010

ANTIOXIDANTS

ANTIOXIDANTS Antioxidants (free radical scavengers) have a strong tendency to neutralize free radicals by binding to their free electrons. Therefore, ample supplementation of a diet with antioxidants especially in western civilization and more especially in that portion of our culture that survives daily on a poor diet, which is loaded with free radical producing substances, is extremely important. Unfortunately, those individuals are the very individuals who need a substantial intake of antioxidants the most. And it is these same individuals […]

Where Do Your Turn To When You Need Help To Quit Smoking

Where Do Your Turn To When You Need Help To Quit Smoking A lot of people have done it and a lot of them have tried to do it—this may be the perfect statement to describe the process of quitting smoking. Although some say that quitting smoking is only a matter of will power and dedication, there may still be a lot of factors involved in the failure to keep away from the habit. Where Do Your Turn To When You Need Help […]

Tips for Boosting Your Reflexology Business

Tips for Boosting Your Reflexology Business The following are some simple tips that can boost your level of professionalism and productivity. Make sure you set up your business how you want it to run and stick with it.  If a client comes in late and you go ahead and adjust your schedule and allow him the full session, he will have no reason to get there on time in the future.  In the beginning, when you are building your business […]

What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer

What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer Piscataway, New Jersey – Researchers at the Rutgers University found out that 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA) inhibits the growth of new prostate cancer cells. This compound is an active ingredient found in the oil of croton plant which is commonly grown in Southeast Asia. What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer   The Research Study Dr. Allan Conney, Ph. D, one of the study’s researchers and authors, said […]

Drug Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Drug Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients Most patients with cystic fibrosis will be placed on a regular regiment of drug treatment. The gene that is known as CFTR alters the function of the protein that scatters the salt and water through the body. In normal people, this mucus is think and watery and lines the passageways and lines most major organs. This altered gene causes the mucus to turn thick, heavy, and sticky. This causes it to lodge in the […]

Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis

Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis Previously, potential parents were tested for the cystic fibrosis gene only if they were considered especially at risk for passing on the disease. Doctors are now routinely ordering the test for partners wanting to have their first child or add to their family. Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis     The test can be performed after the time of conception to see if your baby is at risk for cystic fibrosis. This disease cannot be […]

How to Get Full on a Vegetarian Diet

How to Get Full on a Vegetarian Diet Are you always hungry? Maybe you are maintaining your weight, but are hungry all day long. Maybe you are continually feeling the need to eat and yet you are gaining weight. This can happen on a vegetarian diet. If you are a vegetarian and always hungry, you probably need to evaluate your meal plans. A well balanced, nutritious diet should leave you with a healthy weight and a satisfied stomach. If your […]

Reflexology Whats it all about Anyway?

Reflexology Whats it all about Anyway? Reflexology is when nerves are stimulated on three different body parts: the feet, hands and sometimes the ears. The stimulation is done by applying pressure and by massage. The purpose is to cause any blocked energy to release from the body. It is a practice that is natural and promotes self-healing within the body. Those who practice reflexology believe that we have areas of the foot and hands that correspond to other areas of […]

Reasons why some people choose reflexology

Reasons why some people choose reflexology When it comes to receiving medical treatment, more and more people are turning away from western medicine in order to reap benefits from alternative forms of therapy. Reflexology is one of these alternative types of treatment, and in this article, we’ll attempt to give you a better understanding of why individuals may choose to visit a reflexologist. Reasons why some people choose reflexology The American Medical Association has stated that a full eighty five […]