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7 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally

Feb 20, 2018
Dr. Josh Axe

The entire endocrine system works together to control the level of hormones circulating throughout your body, and if one or more is even slightly imbalanced it can cause widespread, major health problems.

[Food is Medicine] Hormones — such as estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. Hormones are secreted by various glands and organs, including your thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles and pancreas...


One Drug in Israel "Declares War" Against Chronic Inflammatory and Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Feb 20, 2018
Abigail Klein Leichman

Could one drug effectively treat incurable inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis as well as neurodegenerative maladies such as Alzheimer’s disease?

Yes, says Prof. David Naor, speaking with ISRAEL21c at the Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology in Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem.

All these diseases, he explains, are associated with pathological amyloid proteins that could be neutralized by the 5-mer peptide Naor has spent the last 10 years researching and developing with the support of the university’s Yissum technology-transfer company, the Israeli government and Spherium Biomed of Spain...


Saving Lives in the ICU Through Artificial Intelligence

Feb 20, 2018
Brian Blum

An Israeli venture capitalist’s personal tragedy brought him to a startup seeking to provide immediate health updates for fragile patients.

Two years ago, Gal Salomon’s mother developed sepsis during a stay in the hospital. “It was a big hospital with a lot of patients and no one saw or understood it was happening,” Salomon recalls bitterly. “We lost her after two days.”

So, when Salomon, then a partner at Israeli venture capital firm Pitango, was introduced to Clew Medical, he knew immediately that he had to get involved. Clew develops software that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to predict which patients in a hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) are at the highest risk of imminent deterioration, and it alerts staff so they can intervene early...


I Tried Keto for 30 Days - Here's What Happened

Feb 19, 2018
Milica Vladova

Like many of you, I dreamed of having a magic diet bullet that could solve (almost) every health problem that I struggled with, from IBS to mood swings and stubborn weight gain. And after years battling these conditions (along with hormonal imbalances and chronic fatigue), I finally found the diet plan that worked for me.

It’s the keto diet, also known as the ketogenic diet or low-carb/high-fat diet.

Despite its long history of use and efficacy, the keto diet has absolutely exploded in recent months. But to be completely honest, I was skeptical, as fat has been so demonized over the past decades...


Gamechanger? Special UV Light Kills Airborne Flu Virus

Feb 19, 2018
Sylvia Booth Hubbard

"Far-UVC light has a very limited range and cannot penetrate through the outer dead-cell layer of human skin or the tear layer in the eye, so it's not a human health hazard.” – David J. Brenner

(New York, NY) -- A unique type of UV light that's safe for humans may be an effective, low-cost solution to eliminating airborne viruses, including flu, in indoor public spaces.

Researchers at Columbia University found that continuous overhead doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light kills flu viruses. They suggest the light could be used in schools, hospitals, doctors' offices.....


Vitamins Before and During Pregnancy Could Cut Autism Risk

Feb 19, 2018
Abigail Klein Leichman

The findings have “important public health implications” according to the authors of the study.

Women who take folic acid and/or multivitamin supplements before and/or during pregnancy appear to lower the risk of their children having autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a multinational study published January 3 in the American Medical Association journal JAMA Psychology.

The findings have “important public health implications” according to the authors of the study, which was led by Stephen Z. Levine and Dr...


15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Lemon Water Every Morning

Feb 16, 2018
Amy Goodrich

If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, then look no further.

Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health.

Since I started this simple and surprisingly healthy habit a few years ago, I definitely noticed the difference. Not only does the refreshing taste wake me up in the morning, it helps to kick start digestion and finalizes my body’s natural detoxification processes‚Ķ And lemons are packed with vitamin C, B, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, enzymes, antioxidants, and fibers.

According to the Ayurvedic philosophy, choices you make regarding your daily routine either build up resistance to diseases or tear it down...


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