Why is My Skin Itchy? Examining the Causes of Itchy Skin

Brian Wu Writer, Medical News Today Abstract Human skin has special cells of the immune system that protect the body against bacteria, viruses, and other hidden threats. Once these skin cells detect any foreign substance, they trigger a reaction that causes the skin to swell or inflame. The inflamed skin is what we call rash…

Medical Marijuana, for Babies and Their Desperate Parents

Author: Oren Liebermann (CNN Haifa, Israel) Published: May 16, 2016 Abstract: This report centered on the case of Lavie Parush a two-year old with epilepsy and cerebral palsy. His family asked from the Ministry of Health a license to use medical cannabis to lessen his seizures. Lavie had daily attacks before his parents learned of…

Inulin: Friend or Foe?

Inulin: Friend or Foe? Patty Donovan, RN Natural News Abstract Due to a dreadful experience with inulin, the author wrote an article on it. Her story started when she began her “healthy living” program. She ate “real” foods and even changed her yogurt sweetened by Splenda with an organic product. After two weeks, though, she…

Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree

Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree Patty Donovan, RN Writer, Natural News Abstract Natives of East Africa call the Moringa oleifera tree “Mother’s best friend.” Yet the people of Northern India and other parts of Africa call it “horseradish tree,” “ben oil tree,” “drumstick tree,” and sometimes, “clarifier tree.” Its young pods (green) contain essential amino…

Cholesterol Levels Linked to Brain Deposits That Cause Alzheimer’s

Cholesterol Levels Linked to Brain Deposits That Cause Alzheimer’s Catharine Paddock, PhD Writer, Medical News Today Abstract A research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology shows that high “good” and low “bad” cholesterols are great for the heart and brain. “Good” cholesterols are high-density lipoproteins (HDL) while “bad” cholesterols are…