Death reports make the opioid crisis personal for doctors

A new study found that telling doctors whether a patient died of a prescription opioid overdose led to a modest decrease in their prescriptions. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP) by Carolyn Y. Johnson August 9 at 2:00 PM Email the author The form letters from the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office were supportive but grim. “This is […]

Lifestyle change as precision medicine – Harvard Health Blog

Are you frustrated that you dropped only a few pounds following a new diet, but your best friend lost almost 30? Why did the probiotics that helped your sister’s bloating sensation do nothing for you? Your coworker swears that going gluten-free made his joint pain disappear, but you just came away craving more bread and […]

Loa loa: Parasitic eye worm inspired artist’s painting

British artist Ben Taylor created “The Host” after he realized that a parasitic worm had been living in one of his eyes. (Ben Taylor) by Kristine Phillips August 9 at 7:00 AM Email the author The painting was not an image of anything in particular, just an abstract confluence of psychedelic colors and wormlike patterns […]

Health Matters: Addressing health inequalities in the East Midlands

Health inequalities are a social justice issue, and the challenge of addressing them is core to public health practice. In England, people living in the least deprived areas of the country live around 20 years longer in good health than those living in the most deprived areas. Reducing health inequalities means giving everyone the same […]

Weight Loss Wonders of Black Seed Oil

Not a lot of research has been done on this subject, and most of the research with regards to weight loss with black cumin seed, I found in diabetic studies. What is Weight Loss?We become overweight for so many different reasons but with willpower (there’s no getting around that one, sorry!) and a few herbal […]

Can Black Cumin Seed Oil Help Hair Growth?

Hair loss can occur for many reasons like microbial infection, inflammatory conditions, ageing and chemotherapy just to name a few. Thankfully, it’s black seed oil to the rescue once again. The few studies that have been done in this area have produced outstanding results when testing the effects of the mighty black cumin seed for […]

Energetic Enemas with Black Cumin Seed Oil

The official name for what we are talking about here is Anuvasana Basti. Which simply means enemas with medicated oils, tonics and/or herbal milks, and they work a treat! What are Enemas?In our modern world of fast ‘food’ and imbalanced diets, is it any wonder that the use of enemas is on the rise? Basically, […]