Increased risk of heart failure in diabetics explained: Scientists have discovered how excess fat disrupts the energy system in heart cells

(Natural News) The heart is what drives us, literally. Your heart is the engine that constantly pumps blood, which fuels the rest of your body. Over time, your lifestyle dictates the path your health takes. People with unhealthy choices usually end up having one or more diseases, which subsequently lead to more diseases. Obesity, a lifestyle…

Harmful trace metal emissions from human activity now exceed all natural sources combined, contributing to air pollution, health dangers

(Natural News) Adding to a cocktail of nitrogen, sulfur oxides, and carbon monoxide that suffocates us daily, experts have discovered a spike in levels in some trace elements, potentially causing more harm to everyone’s health. A study conducted by researchers from Duke University study found that the amount of vanadium, a harmful trace metal, in the earth’s…

Fertility clinics are making a killing, and many of the treatments are not necessary, a new study has found

(Natural News) Infertility is a serious condition that affects 48.5 million couples worldwide. Big pharmaceutical companies take these numbers as a business opportunity by producing fertility treatments which have no actual scientific evidence to back-up its claims. A study led by Carl Heneghan, a professor at the Oxford University‘s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM),…

Mental AND physical exercise found to be beneficial for neurodegenerative disease sufferers, even in late stages of illness

(Natural News) Almost everyone knows what it feels like to trip and fall. Falling is painful and damaging, especially to individuals living with Parkinson’s disease. Medical experts suggest motor rehabilitation, but this has been seen to be ineffective. Fortunately, a new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) sheds light on how physical therapy, combined with virtual reality, lowers the incidence…

Rethinking happiness: Startling new book suggests dwelling on the past, feeling sorry for yourself – no one will remember you in 100 years anyway

(Natural News) When you think about happiness, the immediate reaction would be to imagine things that make you feel pleased, relieved, and/or content. However, Rolf Dobelli says that this may not be the best way to really be happy. According to him, everything you know about happiness is wrong. He claims that his techniques help him cope with challenges, whether big or small….

Another medication more dangerous than the condition it treats: Blood-thinning drugs increase risk of internal bleeding, death

(Natural News) Using antithrombotic or blood-thinning medications was found to increase the risk of hematuria, or the presence of blood in urine, and other related complications. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that antithrombotic medications such as warfarin and aspirin may cause adverse health events. The study involved 2,518,064…

Hooked on hormones: Once you get on hormone replacement drugs, it’s dangerous to get off due to increased risk of cardiac arrest and stroke

(Natural News) Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), or simply hormone therapy (HT), is the only medical treatment that successfully minimizes the side effects of menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats. It is also known to address other female problems such as vaginal dryness and uterine discomfort, as well as inhibit the production of estrogen…