Psychological Issues

An alkaline diet to help your Healing process

The two phases of the disease cycle (discussed in previous article, http://www.nagpurtoday.in/have-you-ever-wondered-how-a-disease-starts/) have an intense effect on our bodies and an understanding of how diets can help our system, will help assist in healing our body. Our bodies and muscles need instant energy in the first phase and hence we crave carbohydrates, sugars, dairy proteins and other foods. Our bodies…

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Shock study: Chemotherapy can backfire, make cancer worse by triggering tumor growth.

Scientists found that healthy cells damaged by chemotherapy secreted more of a protein called WNT16B, which boosts cancer cell survival. ‘The increase in WNT16B was completely unexpected,” said Peter Nelson, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Healthy cells damaged by chemotherapy secrete more of a protein called WNT16B, which boosts cancer cell survival. Long considered the most effective cancer-fighting…

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Phobias!!! May be memories passed down in genes from ancestors

Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may be the underlying cause of phobias. Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors, according to new research that may explain how phobias can develop. Scientists have long assumed that memories and learned…

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Mindfulness & Thoughts can induce Molecular changes to our genes

With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousness can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of intensive mindfulness practice. The study…

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Learning’s from my daughter’s eating disorder

By Dr. Ismael Nuno, Special to CNN; May 9, 2013 — Updated 1129 GMT (1929 HKT) (CNN) — “Oh my God, I eat like a horse and look like an overstuffed elephant.” These were words commonly used by teenagers at my daughter’s school. In 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 33% of girls in high school…

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Cigarettes may be gateway to Marijuana: Study

Washington 6th May 2013 Scientists claim to have found evidence that cigarettes are a gateway drug to marijuana. US researchers randomly selected incoming college students from two universities – one in the North-West and one in the Midwest – to participate in the study. Students were interviewed prior to entering college and again at the end of their freshman year regarding…

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