Infertility Part 1 of 2

Infertility is a devastating health problem that affects 15-20 per cent of couples in the developed world and these rates are on the rise. While many experts blame the trend towards later motherhood for this pattern, others suspect that something far more difficult to control is responsible: our exposure to an increasing array of toxic […]

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Why are you Still Scared of Cholesterol?

Importance of Cholesterol Cholesterol, a substance required for the normal function of cells, is present in every cell of the human body. It is also found in the bloodstream. The soft waxy substance is produced in the body and is essential for the production of vitamin D, bile salts and hormones. The body creates most […]

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Drug Deaths in America Are Rising Faster Than Ever

New data compiled from hundreds of health agencies reveals the extent of the drug overdose epidemic last year. AKRON, Ohio — Drug overdose deaths in 2016 most likely exceeded 59,000, the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States, according to preliminary data compiled by The New York Times. The death count is the […]


Depression and the Adrenal Glands

Research appearing in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine (2005;67 (Supplement 1): S26-S28) helps to make the connection between the HPA (hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal) axis and severe depression. The researchers tested the HPA axis by giving the subjects dexamethasone (a synthetic glucocorticoid) and measuring plasma cortisol levels at different times on the following day. Dexamethasone works to […]


You Can’t Afford Today’s Healthcare

                                                      The High Cost of Health Care Today, fewer than 50% of companies offer medical insurance to their employees and most employees must pay for part or all of their costs […]


Allergy Medications and Cancer

Research published in Science News (1994;145:324) raises the question of whether the antihistamines for allergies be linked to cancer. Studies in mice have shown that antihistamines promote the growth of malignant tumors. Scientists at the University of Manitoba believe that the consumption of various medications, including antihistamines and antidepressants, may increase the risk for cancer. […]


Where have All the Men Gone?

Men are now in the cross-hairs of the ‘Low-T” marketing campaign which ingeniously describes their most common symptoms including fatigue and ED, and links them back to low testosterone levels. By creating the perception of a hormone deficiency, the industry can provide a solution that drives their bottom line but the patient is left with […]