Dangerous medicine: Common practice of increasing steroid dose for children with asthma not only doesn’t prevent flare-ups, it may retard their growth

(Natural News) Temporarily increasing the dose of inhaled steroids as asthma symptoms worsen won’t effectively prevent serious flare-ups, according to a study. This can even be linked to growth retardation, which doesn’t bode well for a common medical practice concerning younger patients with mild-to-moderate asthma. While common,

Consumption of juice from Vaccinium angustifolium, wild blueberry, found to provide cardioprotective effects including improved blood pressure for Type 2 diabetics

(Natural News) Wild blueberry juice may help protect the heart and improve systolic blood pressure in adults at risk of type-2 diabetes, according to a study. The study, which was published in the journal BMC Nutrition, used a randomized, single-blind human intervention to determine the effects of wild blueberry

Diabetes medication plunges blood sugar to dangerously low levels, increasing risk of heart attack and death

(Natural News) The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released an updated guidance statement about how to treat type-2 diabetes that significantly scales back the group’s official recommendations concerning drug-based interventions for the blood sugar condition. Because pharmacologic therapies for type-2 diabetes come with some serious health

New graphene gas sensor inspired by dog noses

(Natural News) Man’s best friend enjoys one of the best noses on the planet. That’s why a Chinese-led study based its newly-developed electronic nose on a dog’s nose by using biomimetic graphene materials, reported a Nanowerk article. A dog’s excellent sense of smell comes from the hundreds of millions

Will it ever end?

A while back, Mike Adams wrote a great piece on how the public is kept nutritionally uneducated. Unfortunately, the best place to start with this are the youngest members of society through the school lunch program.

In this era of government bailouts and concern over wasteful spending, an opportunity presents