MD Calls It the “Missing Link” — And Why Women Over 50 Say It Works Miracles

A surprise reason up to 75% of us struggle to lose weight and sleep soundly: “We need more of the mineral magnesium,” reveals Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, author of The Magnesium Miracle and Magnesium: The Missing Link to Total Health. Turns out, the mineral is required to help active enzymes that ignite over 600 body functions, with a huge … Read more

Syphilis transmission networks and antimicrobial resistance in England uncovered using genomics

Photomicrograph of skin biopsy showing secondary syphilis. Spirochete organisms are stained bright red by the Treponema pallidum immunohistochemical stain. 400x magnification. Credit: Jerad M. Gardner, MD, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons Scientists have used genomics to reveal distinct sexual networks for syphilis transmission, defined geographically or by sexual preference, among a background of … Read more

7-Day Weight-Loss Meal Plan for Insulin Resistance

Insulin is a hormone that plays a vital role in how your body cells obtain energy to function properly. After meals, some of the food you eat is broken down into a sugar called glucose, causing a normal increase in blood sugar levels. In response, the pancreas releases insulin, which signals the body to move … Read more

Turmeric May be Effective Natural Treatment

Share on PinterestTurmeric may be as effective at treating indigestion as the over-the-counter drug Omeprazole. Yorkfoto/Getty Images A small study has found turmeric to be as effective as Omeprazole at treating indigestion. Participants experienced a significant reduction in symptom severity after taking turmeric supplements for 28 days. Curcumin, found in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory properties that … Read more

Dozens of children were left behind by UN personnel in Haiti. Their mothers want justice

“Why are you crying?” she remembers him asking. Trying to cheer her up, he added: “You’re having twins, Preval and Aristide!” — referring to two former Haitian presidents. The man who fathered Philippe’s twins was part of the international assistance effort, a UN policeman on temporary assignment in Port-au-Prince. Married with a family back home … Read more