FDA issues strong heart attack, stroke warning for common painkillers…try Chinese herbs instead!

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by BIANCA SEIDMAN CBS NEWS July 10, 2015  The FDA issued a strong warning about the increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with some of the most common pain relievers — NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The popular drugs, which are available by prescription or over the counter, are commonly used to relieve …

Curry Power: Turmeric Compound Boosts Growth of Brain’s Stem Cells

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BY  DOUGLAS MAIN  NEWSWEEK 9/26/14 AT 10:40 AM Scientists have found that a chemical component of the spice turmeric—commonly used in Indian cuisine and curries—increases the regeneration of new neurons in cell cultures and in lab rats. As with other organs, the brain has a pretty impressive ability to repair itself (within reason), and neural stem cells …

Men’s Leading Health Concerns

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Men’s Leading Health Concerns Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been used to treat men’s health concerns for thousands of years and are growing in popularity. The reason for this growth in popularity is that many health issues that men face, such as high blood pressure, prostate problems and depression, respond extremely well to acupuncture treatments. …