Coffee Osteoporosis

University of South Australia researchers have a bone to pick when it comes to drinking too much coffee as new research finds that excess caffeine may be linked to an increased risk of osteoporosis. Investigating the effects of coffee on how the kidneys regulate calcium in the body, researchers foundRead More →

organic food

When you buy organic food, you don’t always get food free from pesticides, UNSW expert says. As consumers, we’ve been conditioned to believe that organic food is free from hormones and pesticides. Walk into any supermarket, you will find fresh produce, canned foods, poultry, and even personal hygiene products labelledRead More →

A-Fib Atrial Fibrillation

Do you or someone you know has AFib (or atrial fibrillation)? If the answer is yes, then read on. The research seems to be settling on what is the best Afib treatment and it is more and more – the surgery and tweaking route than medication, according to Dr. ChaunceyRead More →

stay energized

Experts say it’s easy to stay energized if you sleep eight hours a night, exercise and stretch for an hour a day, eat unprocessed, natural foods, don’t drink alcohol to excess, and have a positive attitude. Of course, these things are easier said than done. And they are much easier whenRead More →

Shakti Mats apologizes and agrees to remove Hindu symbols

Agrees to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats Christchurch (New Zealand) based acupressure mat firm Shakti Mats has agreed to remove sacred Hindu symbols “Om” and “Yantra” from its mats after Hindus protested, calling it “highly inappropriate”.  Jonathan Heslop, Director at Shakti Mats, in an email to Hindu statesman RajanRead More →

Education can lead to longevity says a study

A four-year college degree is becoming the key to living a longer life in the United States, a new study reported by HealthDay argues. In fact, education appears to be a more potent factor in determining lifespan leading to longevity now than race, researchers say. In the study, white andRead More →