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Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Medical Research

Compound treats psoriasis, may curb autoimmune diseases, researchers say

A compound from immune cells treats psoriasis in mice and might also be effective in treating multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

5 Foods for Joint Pain Relief

When your joints ache, don’t open the medicine cabinet for a pain pill. Hit the grocery store to find some surprising helpful — and delicious — foods …

The Best All-Natural Arthritis Pain Solutions to Soothe Achy Knees

Orthopedic injury and disease can have debilitating effects on our daily lives, and arthritis in the knees is no different — which is why you may be …

The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

<b>What are microbiomes?</b><p>Both inside and out, our bodies harbour a huge array of micro-organisms. While bacteria are the biggest players, we also host single-celled organisms known as archaea, as well as fungi, viruses and other microbes – including viruses that attack bacteria. Together these are …

Microbiology

Precision Medicine Is a Hopeful New Innovation in RA Treatment

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis may no longer have to deal with “trial-and-error” therapeutic approaches, thanks to precision medicine.<p>In January, …

Personalized Medicine

How Mindfulness Works to Break Bad Habits

Graphic by Heather JonesThis graphic was adapted from the April 2018 issue of Mindful magazine Tame Bad Habits with This 10-Minute Mindfulness …

Mindfulness

Could a pathogen be the cause of Alzheimer’s disease?

Although we’ve had compelling evidence of this for decades, the pathogen hypothesis is finally being taken seriously.<br>Read More

7 Soothing Essential Oils to Try for Arthritis

Arthritis can really put a damper on your day, as activities you normally enjoy can be painful when arthritis acts up. If taking meds isn't your …

A Common Food Brought on This Woman’s Psychosis

“She did not conform to any known psychiatric illness.”<p>Wanda Guerreiro, now 54, doesn’t remember being admitted to Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, the general hospital in Lisbon, Portugal, in 2011. Her family brought her in because she began to say strange things, then behave in strange …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

On a gluten-free diet? This search engine will make life easier

Whether you're sensitive to gluten, have a wheat allergy or have been diagnosed with celiac disease, it can be difficult to navigate life on a gluten-free diet. The stuff is everywhere and seemingly in everything!<p>To help those who are trying to be gluten-free, a young couple from Dayton, Ohio have …

Gluten-Free

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Weight Loss

Bacteria in milk, beef may be linked to rheumatoid arthritis

Milk is good for bones, but joints are another story for some people, according to a new study.<p>A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef …

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Drink This Thyme Tea Every Morning to Help With Fibromyalgia, Hashimoto’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, and More

Did you know that down through the centuries thyme has been used for many ailments, from influenza to epileptic seizures? It was often mixed with …

The Beautiful Cure: The lethal complexity of our immune systems

How immunology – the study of the immune system – went from a marginal area of clinical medicine to a health revolution.<p>When I was a medical student …

Immunotherapy

Top 10 Alternative RA Remedies: The Natural Ways I Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, but there are treatments. Experts advise people to consult with a rheumatologist on the best medication …

Pain

The beginner’s guide to cannabis

Marijuana has always intimidated me. The very mention of it has me flashing back to the older boys in high school who were always trying to get me …

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American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it's a multi-<i>billion</i> dollar industry – and politicians …

Cannabis

BUY CBD OIL | READ CBD OIL REVIEWS

Firstly, CBD oil does not contain a compound called THC, which is responsible for creating the effect of “high” that is associated with consuming …

Neuroscience

Indica vs. Sativa: Know Which Cannabis Is the Right 1 For You

If you're not familiar with the different types of cannabis, we are here to explain not only the different types but the results you'll get from each.<p>"Sativa and indica are different <i>subspecies</i> of the same plant, cannabis sativa," said Eli Scislowicz, general manager of NuLeaf Dispensary.<p>Years of …

Cannabis

Vitamin THC: Should Cannabinoids be Considered Essential Nutrients?

In 1753, a Scottish surgeon by the name of James Lind proved that scurvy could be effectively cured with citrus juice. By drinking plenty of lemonade …

Certain Foods Can Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis may not yet have a cure, but researchers say some foods could have a positive impact on symptoms reduction.<p>People with …

Pain

Psoriasis could be prevented with artificial vanilla extract

An interesting new study has uncovered a compound that could be a candidate for the prevention and treatment of psoriasis: a synthetic form of …

Medical Research

The End of Alzheimer’s?

MIT neuroscientist Li-Huei Tsai is hoping to vanquish the disease with simple LEDs.<p>By ·<p>Photograph by Jeff Brown<p><b>On an afternoon last year,</b> in a lab …

Dementia

What Does Magnesium Really Do for You?

Magnesium always seems to pop up on the list of supplements nutritionists recommend, and for good reason: Around 60 percent of all Americans are not …

Trials bring hope for world–first rheumatoid arthritis treatment

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.

Australian Universities

Guided Meditation for Healing Childhood Wounds and Trauma

“Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally […]The …