What Is SNJ Associates Reading This Week?

By SNJ Associates | We are reviewing hundreds of publications each week to keep you up-to-date and informed about the latest in health and well being research. This week we are focused on best health and wellness looking at various lifestyle topics. See more at http:/www.snjassociates.net

Robot Performs First-Ever Surgery Inside Human Eye

In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina. Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye.<p>Currently, doctors perform …

Biotechnology

Today, even US water is overly medicated—these scientists want to change that

With billions of US meds, algae, fish, and insects getting high on contaminated sewage.<p>Sylvia Lee, PhD, is a scientist at the Cary Institute of …

Biology

Vaccinated vs. Unvaccinated: Guess who is Sicker?

The first-of-its-kind study of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated American homeschooled children shows who is really ailing…and parents should be worried

The Ibuprofen Risks You Need to Know

Painkillers you can get without a prescription—like acetaminophen, as well as ibuprofen, naproxen, and other so-called non steroidal …

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end of the road.<p>But all of a sudden an unexpected problem stops …

Motivation

Hell Hole on Earth Discovered at Fukushima

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

Naturopathic Medicine

Why You Need Less Noise for Work and Your Health

<i>Shhh.</i> Hear that? No? That’s surprising. Odds are, you can hear something right now: A siren, the hum of a fan, the blur of background conversations, …

Multiple sclerosis: New stem cell transplantation may 'freeze' disease progression

A multiple sclerosis treatment which "resets" the immune system has been found to "freeze" progression of the disease in nearly half of patients, according to scientists.<p>A study led by Imperial College London found that 46 per cent of patients who underwent the treatment did not suffer a worsening …

Medicine

New Issue :: Current Alzheimer Research 14, Issue 2

<b>Current Alzheimer Research</b> publishes peer-reviewed frontier review, research, drug clinical trial studies and letter articles on all areas of …

Neuroscience

Why Humans Distrust Algorithms – and How That Can Change

Many people are averse to using algorithms when making decisions, preferring to rely on their instincts. New Wharton research says a simple …

Wharton School

300 Facts You Didn't Know About Celiac Disease!

Posted by Kathleen Hoffman on Oct 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments<p>Okay. The title is somewhat misleading. But, since 1) there are over 300 symptoms …

Gluten

Actor Robert De Niro Concerned With Dangers Of Mercury In Vaccines

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020/AP) – You know actor Robert De Niro for his long list of iconic roles that have spanned decades.<p>On Wednesday, he joined …

Robert DeNiro

Blood Pressure? 120 May Be a Good Target

Lowering blood pressure to 120 — instead of the current guideline of 140, or even higher for older people — could prevent more than 100,000 deaths a year in the United States alone, researchers report.<p>The projections are based on earlier findings from the Sprint study, an analysis of more than …

Diabetes

More Seniors Than Ever Are Combining Brain-Affecting Drugs

In rural areas, the rate has tripled.<p>The number of Americans over the age of 65 who take at least three prescribed psychotropic drugs ― a category that includes opioids, antidepressants, antipsychotics and tranquilizers ― doubled over a recent nine-year period, according to new research from the …

University of Michigan

Health Check: What Is Illness Anxiety Disorder?

Most of us worry about our health at some point. You may notice a new symptom or change in your body and become convinced it’s a sign of a horrible …

Anxiety

I Went On An 8-Week Smartphone Detox. Here's What I Learned

Smartphones are, for many, like a drug. Eliciting compulsive, addictive behavior, smartphones are rewiring our brains, studies show—decreasing our …

learned

CDC Knew Its Vaccine Program Was Exposing Children to Dangerous Mercury Levels Since 1999

Uncovered documents show that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) knew that infant …

Public Health

Activity of entire central nervous system captured on film for first time

Footage recorded using light-sheet microscopy could help scientists understand how the brain and nerve cord interact to generate behaviour<p>The neural activity of an entire central nervous system has been captured in a fairly complex animal for the first time.<p>The video footage shows neurons firing in …

Research Helper: Bibliographic, Literature, Internet & Other Resources

The three questions that every patient should ask their doctor

A new study shows that doctors are actually quite bad at estimating the benefit and harm associated with treatments they prescribe. It’s a wake-up call for doctors, but patients can also play a role in getting better treatment<p>An unimpressed nurse summons the oncology fellow to the chemotherapy …

SNJ Weekly Research News: Marijuana Medical Research: What Does the National Cancer Institute Say?

Cannabinoids primarily act on the nervous system and specifically the central nervous system. Also, they interact with the immune system. Common …

Cannabis

Without Emotional Advertising, Your Landing Page Won’t Work. Here’s How to Get It Right.

Emotions guide nearly every facet of our lives.And it’s no different when it comes to what we choose to buy.Our purchasing decisions are largely …

Marketing

Lies, Damned Lies And Statistics: How Bad Statistics Are Feeding Fake News

A display of financial data. (Martin Leissl/Bloomberg)<p>As Mark Twain famously popularized in the public consciousness, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Whether through malice, poor training or simple ignorance, “bad statistics” has a rich and storied legacy …

Fake News

A Litany of Problems With p-values

In my opinion, null hypothesis testing and p-values have done significant harm to science. The purpose of this note is to catalog the many problems …

Statistics

100 Plus Studies Concur - Cannabis Beats Cancer, Yet It’s Still Not Legal

In 1996, California was the first state to legalize the use of Cannabis for medicinal purposes. Since then, the past decade has been ripe with …

StumbleUpon

Eat Fat To Lose Fat? A Functional Medicine Expert Explains 4 Ways To Do The Ketogenic Diet

We are trained to think that in order to lose weight, we need to eat less…especially less fat. But what if I told you that the key to making the body …

Nutrition

Early-stage drug trials often launched without solid evidence of clinical promise, researchers say

Standards for authorizing first-time trials of drugs in humans are lax, and should be strengthened in several ways, McGill University researchers …

New study shows how to avoid weight gain and cardiometabolic disease

To explain why so many people in developed countries are chronically overfed, tend to accumulate fat, and are at increased risk for cardiometabolic …