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Got COVID? This Ancient Medicine May Keep You Out of the Hospital, Study Finds

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A major clinical trial shows that an inexpensive anti-inflammatory drug used since ancient times can significantly reduce the complications and risk of death in COVID-19 patients.

The lead researcher said the study brings “important hope” to the fight against coronavirus.[1]

Colchicine was first used as a medicine by the ancient Egyptians as far back as 1500 BC. It is derived from the crocus plant.

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Organic Food Helps You Sleep Better, Study Finds

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Regular Health Watch readers know we’re big fans of eating organic. We’ve told you about research showing that chemical-free food is more nutritious, fights cancer, lowers the risk of Parkinson’s and autism, and even helps protect you from drug-resistant superbug infections.

Now, a recent study finds another reason to go organic…

Insecticides on conventionally raised fruits and vegetables can keep you awake at night.

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Weird Trick for Instant Stress Relief

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Mental Health by INH Research0 Comments

Breathe in slowly, deeply, and smoothly. Now, exhale slowly.

Did you feel a sense of calm?

Now breathe rapidly. Quickly in and out, in and out.

You probably felt a small surge of tension. Why?

Deep breathing has been used since ancient times to ease stress. But the question of why it works has never been answered by science…until recently.

Stanford University and University of California researchers analyzed what happens in the brain when different types of breathing occur.

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A COVID Silver Lining for Diabetics

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Diabetes, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

There’s no other way to put it…

The pandemic has been a nightmare for diabetics. Having the blood sugar disorder puts you at far higher risk for severe COVID and death.

About 4 in 10 people who died of COVID-19 in the U.S. have had diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among people under 65 who died of COVID, half had diabetes.

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5 Food Cravings That Can Signal a Nutrient Deficiency

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Have you started craving chocolate so much that you dream of visiting the Hershey factory?

Do you consider salt one of the major food groups?

Or maybe you’ve eaten steak for the last three nights.

It might not be your willpower that is collapsing. Food cravings can be triggered by nutrient deficiencies.

Research by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has found that the urge to eat certain foods may be a symptom of a specific vitamin or mineral shortage.

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Read This Before Getting Knee Replacement

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

The number of Americans getting knee replacement surgery is double what it was in 2000. More than 750,000 of us a year now get new knees.[1]

The increase is not because more people are having knee problems. It’s because more people are choosing to have knee replacement surgery when they have less severe pain.[2]

That may be a mistake.

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