What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a simple genetic mutation that can double the lifespan of a simple worm, C. elegans.
Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles -- researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at
U.S. health officials remain on the alert for additional cases of a new swine flu strain that infected three Iowa children this month.
We need them to function properly. It's a bit like bringing in an exterminator to kill the bugs infesting your house, and the guy ends up killing your dog and making your cat act funny, along with killing the insects.
Western Diet Versus Mediterranean Diet
The head of the Transportation Security Administration has backed off a public commitment to conduct a new independent study of X-ray body scanners used at airport security lanes around the country.
Please understand that strength training is not just about "looking good." It's also an important part of maintaining a healthy weight, strengthening your bones, and improving your body's posture, range of motion and functionality. But that's just th
The addition of chlorine to our drinking water began in the late 1800s and by 1904 was the standard in water treatment, and for the most part remains so today. We don’t use chlorine because it’s the safest or even the most effective means of disinfec
I've written extensively on the dangers of flu vaccines before, and the fact that they simply do not work—according to the scientific evidence.
A comprehensive investigation conducted by Food Safety News (FSN) has found that the vast majority of so-called honey products sold at grocery stores, big box stores, drug stores, and restaurants do not contain any pollen, which means they are not re
Austin restaurant, Hododdy Burger Bar, removes toxic fluoride from drinking water it serves customers.
Many studies have found that Spirulina can serve as a "radiation shield," helping protect your thyroid gland, strengthen your immune system and blood, protect your kidneys, and bind to heavy radioactive isotopes so they can be more quickly eliminated
Besides the odd scraped knee and that one fateful summer where you decided you’d look better as a blonde, you haven’t had much time for the medicine cabinet staple hydrogen peroxide. However, it should be noted that it does have a number of wild and
Meditation improves the immune system, reduces blood pressure and even sharpens the mind, according to research.
Make your own hemp oil using Rick's only OFFICIAL recipe.... free of charge, as always.
Two scientists at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh discussed the state of xenotransplantation--the use of cells, organs, or tissue from one animal in another
Their verdict: It’s not good, and probably bad.
Doctors have been left baffled by a strange condition which appears to have caused a 23-year-old woman to age 50 years in a matter of days. Nguyen Thi Phuong, from Vietnam, now looks like a septugenarian after the affliction took hold in 2008 leav
The team’s goal is to build what amounts to a new body for quadriplegics.
For the first time in a decade or more, U.S. consumers are trying to get by on fewer prescription drugs. As people around the country respond to financial hard times, drugs are sometimes having to wait. by Dr. Mercola
Alternative medicine is no longer so "alternative" for health care workers, the majority of whom use a variety of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for themselves.
Finding out I was pregnant was one of the greatest surprises of my life. I vividly remember the moment I realized that I could see a plus sign forming on the pregnancy test.
Scientists at the Penn State College of Medicine said this week they have discovered a virus that is capable of killing all types of breast cancer "within seven days" of first introduction in a laboratory setting.
A microscope gives only a flat image of what to the outsider looks like a plate of one-dimensional scrunched-up spaghetti. Pharmacologists, though, need a 3-D picture that "unfolds" the molecule. This is where Foldit comes in.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration masterminded an illegal international abduction of an American citizen as part of its illegal war against natural cancer treatment products, NaturalNews can now reveal.
The FDA has issued a proposed mandate that represents the greatest threat to dietary supplements since 1994.
Dozens of Americans who claim to have been made ill by wi-fi and mobile phones have flocked to the town of Green Bank, West Virginia
Have men these days “gone soft?” Is our generation less manly than past generations? Are we less tough than our grandfathers?
When you hear the word “meditation,” you may think of Buddhist monks or Hindu swamis sitting with legs crossed and eyes closed, a New age pony-tail guy communing with nature in the woods, or wealthy folks sitting in a meditation center in San Francis
Recent study of human sperm has revealed some surprising facts. Perhaps the most controversial is a study that found semen has a substance that encourages a female's immune system to adapt to her mate's sperm. This factor is crucial as many problem