Posts Tagged ‘disease’

Staying Healthy With Humor

Friday, October 5th, 2012

One of the world’s most potent health supplements is available without a prescription … and it’s totally free. Laughter won’t cure your disease, but numerous studies attest to the health benefits of humor. (more…)

Tests Detect Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Monday, May 7th, 2012

People who are at high risk of pancreatic cancer because of a family history of the disease can benefit from a combination of tests that determine if they too are developing the disease, results of a new study suggest. (more…)

New Vaccine Can Help Protect Your Infant or Toddler

Friday, March 30th, 2012

If your young one is less than 2 years old, or if you are pregnant, you will be interested to learn about a new vaccine to prevent pneumococcal

disease. So what is pneumococcal disease and why should you be concerned?
The common bacterium “pneumococcus,” or Streptococcus pneumoniae, is responsible for thousands of very serious childhood infections every year, especially in children from about 3 months to 3 years of age. These infections include bacterial meningitis, a severe and potentially fatal infection of the spinal fluid and the tissues surrounding the brain. In fact, pneumococcal meningitis is the most common form of bacterial meningitis. (more…)

Similia Similibus Curentur Post 1

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

In the first columns of this series we looked at some of the principles of homeopathy which represented dramatic breaks with the previous history of medicine — the idea of the single dose and the single medicine — in our search for the core principles of homeopathy. These principles were revolutionary at the time Hahnemann enunciated them, and they are still way in advance of mainstream medical practice and theory. (more…)