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Natural Supplement Shows Promise in Preventing and Treating COVID-19

In All Health Watch, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Curcumin is a potential treatment for coronavirus, according to several new studies.[1] [2]

Curcumin is the bioactive compound in the spice turmeric, an ancient health remedy. Turmeric has been part of traditional Ayurvedic medicine in India for thousands of years. It is used to treat pain, heart ailments, depression, and even cancer.[3]

The authors of a recent review published in the journal Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy noted that curcumin also has powerful antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects that could help COVID-19 patients.

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What the EPA Won’t Tell You About Radium in Your Drinking Water

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

More than 170 million Americans drink tap water that contains the radioactive element radium. It’s a powerful carcinogen.[1]

That’s over half the U.S. population.

Radium is linked to breast, liver, and especially bone cancer.

When radium enters your body, it behaves like calcium. Your body deposits it in your bones. And from there it can cause mutations that lead to cancer.

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4 Ways to Stop Nighttime Food Cravings

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

When the sun goes down, so does your dieting willpower.

That’s the finding of a study that shows you’re most likely to overeat at night—especially if you’re feeling stressed.

The research focused on two hormones that affect appetite: ghrelin and peptide YY.

They are the yin and yang of hunger. Ghrelin makes you feel hungry. Peptide YY makes you feel full.

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3 Signs Your Doctor Is Burned Out (Most Are)

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

Nearly two-thirds of doctors are burned out, depressed, or both.

That’s the disturbing finding of research that shows many physicians are just going through the motions when it comes to patient care.

The study is called the Medscape National Report on Physician Burnout and Depression. It includes anonymous surveys from over 15,000 doctors across America.[1]

The study found:

  • 42% of physicians reported burnout
  • 15% reported depression
  • 14% reported burnout and depression

Burnout was defined as feelings of “physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion, frustration or cynicism about work, and doubts about one’s experience and the value of one’s work.”

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COVID Alert: It’s Safe to Go Back to the Dentist

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

When the pandemic started, dentist offices were thought to be among the most dangerous places you could go. Sitting with your mouth open for an extended time seemed about as risky you could get.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) deemed dental cleanings as “very high risk” for coronavirus transmission. The agency warned that saliva could become airborne during procedures, spreading COVID-19.

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The Surprising Reason You Lose Strength as You Age (and how to stop it)

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

The old saying “use it or lose it” pushes some of us to lift weights to retain muscle as we age.

Others eat more protein in an effort stave off muscle loss.

But a new study shows that lack of exercise and protein are not the only reasons we lose strength as we get older.

We typically start losing muscle mass around age 40.

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