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20 minutes of this simple breathing technique could lower your inflammation

Ever struggle to keep up with the heavy yoga breathing that everyone around you seems to do effortlessly? Well, it’s time to hone in your skills—in …

Yoga

Cancer not mainly down to 'bad luck,' finds stem cell study

Last year, a controversial study suggested the majority of cancer cases are down to "bad luck" - that is, random DNA mutations in adult stem cells …

Marion Cunningham’s Fresh Ginger Muffins Are Indeed Genius—Here’s Why

<i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes from</i> Food52<i>.</i><p>This is how I learned—blogs like Orangette and Lottie & Doof <b></b>spread the word. Nozlee …

School Replaces Detention With Meditation And Results Are Amazing

Robert W. Coleman School in Baltimore sounds like the best school ever. Why? Because there’s no such thing as detention at the Baltimore …

This Chocolate Bundt Cake Will Make a Stunning Addition to Your Holiday Dessert Table

[1]<p>Old Fashioned Chocolate Bundt Cake With Dark Chocolate Ganache Glaze<p>From The Kitchy Kitchen [2]<p>Ingredients<p><b>For the cake:</b><br>• 4 ounces unsalted butter, plus enough to grease the pan<br>• 5 ounces dark chocolate (3/4 cups) plus 2 ounces finely chopped dark chocolate (about 1/3 cup), divided<br>• 1/2 cup cocoa …

Genentech dives into mRNA, betting $310M on BioNTech's personalized cancer vaccine tech

Genentech is tapping into the promise of messenger RNA for building personalized cancer vaccines. The giant Roche subsidiary is partnering with …

Immunotherapy

Marion Cunningham’s Fresh Ginger Muffins Are Indeed Genius—Here’s Why

Marion Cunningham’s recipe for fresh ginger muffins is one of those that sort of floats around among cooks who’ve been doing this for awhile, a small part of her vast legacy.<p>It hangs cozily within reach, becoming part of that shared language we adopt as cooks—right alongside the Purple Plum Torte, …

Your Love of Cheese Might Actually Be Making You Healthier

Sometimes science comes through for us.<p>When you start a diet, one of the first things you probably think of ditching is cheese. After all, it's full of fat and calories, so your instinct is to probably steer clear. But if you're thinking about your health overall, a new study published in the</i> …

Easy Vegan Falafel Burger

Easy Vegan Falafel Burger. Chickpea patties with 5 minute tahini dressing, tomatoes, onions, pickles make for a filling and flavorful burger. Vegan …

Burgers

Eat for Strong Bones With These 10 Calcium-Rich Products Made Without Dairy

Califia Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk<p>For decades now, milk has been touted as one of the richest sources of calcium. Well, as Califia Farms …

Mediterranean diet better for the heart than taking statins, major study suggests

A Mediterranean diet could be better than statins at reducing the risk of an early death for millions of Britons, research suggests.<p>Leading heart experts said patients should be prescribed the diet - rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts, whole grains and olive oil - before being put on drugs.<p>In …

Honey & Insulin Resistance

As obesity and diabetes rates continue to rise, research into the role of insulin resistance and how different types of sugar influence blood glucose …

Integrative Oncology-Essentials Fan Page

Eating a diet with cruciferous vegetables reduces the development of liver cancer by blocking the accumulation of fat and inflammation in the liver. …

10 Genius Ways To Add More Turmeric To Your Life

Now that fresh turmeric root is showing up in regular grocery stores at an affordable price, you might be inspired to buy some. And then a week later …

Food

5 Non-Stick Pans That Won’t Give You Cancer

Research has shown that cooking with Teflon-type cookware could expose you to toxic chemicals that might cause cancer.<p>What can you cook with instead? …

Vitamin D: not just bone, but also immunity.

2016 Dec;107(6):452-460. Epub 2016 Jul 21.<p>1Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy - luca.idolazzi@univr.it.<p>Abstract<p>Vitamin D should …

Can Vitamin B-17 Really Kill Cancer?

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Saint Louis University research: Plant compounds give '1-2' punch to colon cancer - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ST. LOUIS — The combination of two plant compounds that have medicinal properties – curcumin and silymarin – holds promise in treating colon cancer, …

7 Types of Plastic Wreaking Havoc on Our Health

It’s all around us—in our houses, walls, plumbing pipes, bottles and cans, rugs, dental fillings, eyeglass lenses, phones, cars, garden mulch and …

3 Awesome Yoga Classes You Can Take on Facebook Live (Yep, for Free!)

Yoga for all!<p>Besides getting bendy as hell, kicking stress, and sleeping like a baby, one of the biggest benefits of yoga is that you can do it anywhere you can throw down a mat.<p>That being said, unless you've memorized your flow, it can be tough to know what to do in between oms—and regular yoga …

Study shows changes in brain activity after mindfulness therapy in adolescents

CINCINNATI -- Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions affecting children and adolescents. While antidepressants are …

We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong?

Good science keeps debunking the war on pasta and bread.<p>It’s one of the most hotly contested areas of dieting: How much do carbohydrates matter when it comes to weight loss?<p>If you ask a number of celebrities and authors of diet books, it’s pasta, bread, and cookies that stand between you and a …

An Adaptogenic Tonic To Ease Cravings & Rev Up Metabolism

Have you ever noticed how, when you're under pressure, it gets harder to control cravings? We turn to sugar, stimulants, or anything else we can find …

Wellness

After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs

Prescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Some older Americans appear to be seeking an alternative to mainstream medicines that has become easier to get legally in many parts of the country.<p>Research published Wednesday found that states that legalized medical …

Cannabis

These 16 Golden Milk Recipes Are the Tastiest Health Hack Ever

If you haven’t heard, turmeric is having a golden moment. The yellow spice has been dominating our Pinterest and Instagram feeds, and for good reason! This spice has been recognized for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to reduce inflammation (the root of all disease), heal …

The Best Free Health and Fitness Apps

Getting in shape is only a download away.<p><i>This story is part of a series on how getting fit and healthy can boost your bottom line.</i><p>Sometimes all it …

Regular yoga can help cancer survivors

Regular yoga sessions can help cancer survivors sleep better and have a better quality of life, research suggests.<p>Those that did two 75 minute sessions a week for just four weeks were less tired and reported better social, physical and emotional wellbeing.<p>Experts said classes should be offered as …

Study Suggests Cutting Some Vaccine Boosters For Rare Diseases

People are supposed to get vaccine boosters for tetanus and diphtheria once every 10 years. But researchers in Oregon say that's overkill: For adults, one booster every 30 years might be good enough.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>People are supposed to get boosters for tetanus and diphtheria once …