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Cells Phones Cause Brain Cancer, Report Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, February 05, 2010
Cells phones are associated with causing brain tumors, a report issued by the [i]International Electromagnetic Field Collaborative[/i] has concluded. The report, which was endorsed by 43 scientists from 13 countries, rev ...
Another Powerful Health Benefit of Turmeric: Treats Candida Infection
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, February 04, 2010
Candida infection is caused by a yeast overgrowth in the gut. It can cause gas, bloating, thrush, irritable bowel syndrome, and has been linked to many chronic illnesses. The spice turmeric has shown promise as an ef ...
The Mineral Magnesium Helps Boost Brainpower
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, February 02, 2010
New research has found that an increase in the mineral magnesium in the brain improves learning and memory in young and old rats. The study, published in the January 28th issue of the journal [i]Neuron,[/i] suggests t ...
Vitamins and Minerals Associated With Reducing Eczema in Children
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, February 01, 2010
According to new findings, increased intakes of four key nutrients have been found to reduce the risk of eczema in children. The study from Korea suggests that increased intakes of [b]beta-carotene, vitamin E, folic a ...
The Mineral Selenium and Omega-3 Fats Protect Against Colon Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, January 28, 2010
Vitamins and minerals found naturally in foods contain powerful phytochemicals. These substances have antioxidant properties and have consistently been linked to offering valuable protection against diseases like cancer. ...
Blueberries Boost Memory, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Scientists have found evidence suggesting that blueberries help improve memory in older adults because of its antioxidant phytochemicals. The study found that supplemental blueberries for only 12 weeks boosted memory ...
Running Boosts Brainpower, Animal Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, January 22, 2010
New research suggests that regular exercise does more than improve fitness - it can actually improve brain power and make you smarter. The report found that mice which took part in running exercises performed better o ...
Non-Stick Chemical is Linked to Thyroid Disease
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, January 22, 2010
A chemical found in non-stick cookware and food packaging has been linked to thyroid disease in humans. The study found that the substance [i]perfluorooctanoic acid[/i] (PFOA) was found in higher concentrations in th ...
Pomegranates Associated With Preventing Breast Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Eating pomegranates and other fruits that contain certain phytochemicals have been found to reduce the occurrence of hormone-dependent breast cancers, according to results of a new study. Pomegranate is enriched in a ...
Eat Fruits and Vegetables for Better Vision
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, January 18, 2010
Carotenoids, found in green leafy vegetables and colored fruits, have been found to benefit eye health and are associated with preventing age-related eye diseases, according to a new study. Researchers from the [i]Uni ...
Health-Protective Benefits of Dark Chocolate
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, January 18, 2010
Consumption of polyphenol-rich dark chocolate may protect DNA from oxidative damage, preventing artery hardening and heart disease, says a new study. This study adds to a growing body of research supporting the healt ...
Doubts cast on H1N1 (Swine Flu) scare
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Monday, January 11, 2010
An article posted on the English al-Jazeerah News site: [quote][title]Doubts cast on H1N1 scare [/title] The severity of the H1N1 outbreak was deliberately exaggerated by pharmaceutical companies that stood to make ...
Artificial Sweeteners in Diet Soda Linked To Kidney Problems
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 16, 2009
Individuals who consume a diet high in sodium (found in processed and junk food) or artificially sweetened drinks (usually 'diet' sodas) are more likely to experience a decline in kidney function, according to two papers ...
Move Away From Diet High in Processed Foods to Reduce Disease Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Compounds produced by frying, grilling, or pasteurizing may be a leading cause of inflammation and ageing, according to a new study from the US. Reducing intakes of compounds called [i]advanced glycation end products[ ...
Diet And Intestinal Bacteria Linked To Healthier Immune Systems
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, November 05, 2009
Insoluble dietary fiber, or roughage, not only helps to keep you regular, it also plays a vital role in the immune system, keeping certain diseases at bay. The indigestible part of all plant-based foods pushes its w ...
Depression Linked to Junk Food Diet
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 02, 2009
Eating a diet high in processed food increases the risk of depression, research suggests. What's more, people who eat lots of vegetables, fruit and fish actually have a lower risk of depression, a [i]University College L ...
Pomegranate Protects Prostate Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 02, 2009
Pomegranate is a rich source of antioxidants, and has been linked to improving heart health, joint health, dental health, and supporting a healthy immune system. A growing body of research now suggests that the fruit ...
Turmeric Compound Kills Esophageal Cancer Cells
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 02, 2009
Curcumin is the main active compound found in the spice turmeric, popularly known as the curry spice. Curcumin has previously shown anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antifungal, antibacterial and anticancer activities. Ne ...
High Fructose Corn Syrup Linked To High Blood Pressure
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 02, 2009
A diet high in fructose increases the risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in S ...
Red Cabbage Found To Contain 36 Anti-Cancer Properties
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 23, 2009
Red cabbage contains 36 different varieties of anthocyanins, a class of flavonoids that have been linked to cancer protection, according to a study conducted in the U.S. These flavonoids are found in the pigment that ...

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