Month: July 2018

Diet-driven hair loss and skin damage may be reversible

Diet Can Impact Skin There is nothing wrong with being bald… says bald father, Tim. That said, there are many people who invest in preventing baldness or restoring hair as well as numerous skin conditions. There may be another, more holistic way, to address baldness and skin concerns. New research highlights that diet can impact …

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Rx Meditation: Headspace’s New Prescription Strategy Could Change the Way We All Meditate

Rx Meditation Science has taken an interest in meditation and numerous studies have found at least some benefit… and really no adverse effects. Consumers of all ages around the world have also picked up on the health benefits, low costs, and negligible risks of meditation. Maybe the healthcare industry is ready to give clinicians a …

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Plant-Based Diabetes Program Joins Medical Roundtable

Plant-Based Diabetes Program The plant-based lifestyle has certainly gained momentum through books / movies like Forks Over Knives and What The Health? but it has been less successful gaining clinical access… until now. An online diabetes coaching program focusing on a plant-based whole foods diet has joined the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Corporate Roundtable. …

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Ultrasound could cure dementia without any side effects | Daily Mail Online

Ultrasound Could Cure Dementia New research published in the journal Brain Stimulation by an international team may offer a new, non-invasive treatment for dementia. Conventionally known as a medical imaging technology, ultrasound could cure dementia with low risk and no adverse events. This is especially exciting news for those who need treatment for dementia but …

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Surprise! Longitudinal Effect Of Meds Can Affect You Years Later

Longitudinal Effect It might have been comedian George Carlin who coined the phrase “the 60’s were good to you”, implying a continued side effect from drug use even decades later. However, there is an element of longitudinal affect from pharmaceuticals to which we should pay serious attention. As our bodies change with age, Lifestyle, toxic …

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Why the ‘eat a healthy, balanced diet’ advice is meaningless

Treatment Includes Healthy Diet There is simply no doubt that diet impacts health, sometimes remarkably. Why is it that “eat a healthy, balanced diet” is too often the best we can get during a physician visit? These are smart people who can drill down to specifics of anatomy or many pharmaceuticals. Yet so few physicians …

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Startups giving a boost to medical tourism industry | BenefitsPRO

Startups Boost Medical Tourism One part of disruption that we often overlook is that disruptions rarely start off as obvious contenders to established companies and markets. Disruption usually starts in lower-end markets where established players exceed the needs of consumers or in brand new markets. While medical tourism has been around for decades (or millennia …

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5 Data-Backed Ways Working Outdoors Can Improve Employee Well-Being

Working Outdoors Improves Well-Being For so long we have attempted to block out and control Nature, especially in the 9 – 5 business environment. However, many people and companies have “rediscovered” the benefits of connecting with Nature. From Japanese “forest bathing” to transformations in building and design at Delos there is a growing interest in …

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Menopause can be unsettling. These habits can help smooth the transition

Preparing For Menopause As a Society it is perhaps time that the US stop leaving the conversation of menopause to comedians. It is a natural (and healthy) progression for women, not just “hot flashes” and “mood swings”. Ancient medical systems like Traditional Chinese Medicine have treated menopause not as an illness or a condition to …

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Preventive healthcare business to hit $100 billion

Preventive Health Market Growing The consumer voice in healthcare has been growing. As the Western lifestyle and diet have made their way to other nations, like India, the rise of chronic illnesses and need for prevention has also inspired consumers to become more active in their healthcare decisions. With the preventive health market growing in …

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