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Ginger Helps You Burn Fat, Study Shows

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Longevity, Weight Loss

A major new scientific review finds that ginger may be the world’s most effective natural weight loss aid.

Chinese researchers did an in-depth review of previous studies on ginger’s effect on body weight and overall health. They found that adding a little ginger to your daily diet speeds your metabolism. At the same time, it fights hunger by making you feel fuller.… Read More

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Mercury in Fish Tied to ALS…But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Stop Eating It

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning

Eating fish tainted with mercury is a major health danger. This heavy metal is toxic to your nervous system, lungs, and kidneys. Mercury has been shown to cause motor dysfunction, brain damage, and even cancer.

And now another deadly disease has been linked to mercury in fish: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease—after the famed baseball player who died from it.… Read More

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Cannabis Reverses Brain Aging, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Featured Article, General Health, Nootropics and Brain Support

In a groundbreaking study that could redefine aging, researchers have found that marijuana improves memory and learning in elderly lab animals.

Human brain function begins a gradual decline as early as age 25. Our brain’s white matter begins decreasing and our brain cells’ ability to communicate deteriorates.

Your brain shrinks as you get older. At birth, it weighs about 400 grams.… Read More

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What Really Killed Roger Ailes?

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Health Warning

Roger Ailes’ official cause of death was listed as “complication of a subdural hematoma.” This is bleeding inside the skull that compresses brain tissue.1

But it was something else that ultimately took the life of the former Fox News chief. It’s often not recognized as a major killer…even though it is extremely common.

Every 11 seconds, a senior is treated for it in an emergency room.… Read More

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Profit Motive Fuels Prostate Radiation Treatment

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Cancer, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning

When your doctor delivers the terrible news that you have cancer, the last thing you want to worry about is whether his treatment recommendation is motivated by profit.

But a new study shows that men with prostate cancer have good reason to worry.

The standard treatments are surgery, radiation, and watchful waiting, also called active surveillance. Watchful waiting means having regular checkups to make sure the tumor isn’t spreading.… Read More

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Fish Oil Stops Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Featured Article, General Health, Longevity, Nootropics and Brain Support

Can eating fish—or taking fish oil supplements—actually prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

For years, the research has been contradictory. Some studies found the old saying about fish being “brain food” is true. Others showed no benefit.

Now, a major new analysis by the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California provides a definitive answer. And it may have uncovered the reason for the previous conflicting results…

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