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Colonoscopy to Diagnose Colon and Bowel Disease Shown Accurate

Colonoscopy to Diagnose Colon and Bowel Disease Shown Accurate A study on Virtual colonoscopy was published in Wednesday’s issue of New England Journal of Medicine. It’s the largest study to estimate the accuracy of the technology; the research was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and had 2,600 men and women tested at 15 medical centers. Dr. Daniel Johnson of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona and colleagues are the ones who initiated and took...

Five Tips for Selecting the Perfect Spa Vacation

Did you know that, according to research conducted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers for the International SPA Association, spa visits in the U.S. have increased almost 60 percent from 1997 to 1999, and that the number of spas in the U.S. has grown at an annual rate of 19 percent in the last five years? Both day spas and destination spas are becoming increasingly popular. Going to a destination spa (one...

10 Tips for Making the Most of a Spa Vacation

You've been planning a spa vacation for months, and you're about to leave. Your vacation will surely fly by, as do most fun things in life, so maximize your time to make your experience all it can be. Read the Spa Literature Before You Go Read or re-read any information you have on the spa the week before you leave -- or on the plane trip to the spa. Circle any activities that sound especially...

Homemade Spa Treatments: Recipes to Soothe the Skin and the Soul

Wouldn't it be great to escape to a hidden retreat, where you would be pampered and primped? Now you can relax at home with these luxurious beauty and bathing tips. By using simple, natural ingredients, you can freshen your face, while pleasing your senses. The fruity aromas and floral perfumes will have your senses reeling. The following masks are both beneficial and luxurious, leaving skin...

Meat vs. the Alternative

Just a few short days ago, I sat down to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at a friend's house and discovered that she was serving a dish known as "Tofurkey." It looked and smelled like turkey, but as you may have guessed, it tasted nothing like the traditional Thanksgiving bird. Not that it tasted bad, mind you, just different. The popularity of what are commonly referred to as "meat alternatives" (such...

How To Be An Inspiration

How To Be An Inspiration Feeling pretty groovy about life? Perpetuate your wellness: Share your inspiration with others. Know What You Believe Do you know anyone that you admire because of their integral desire to practice what they preach? You can do it too ... All of us have values woven through us. They are literally the threads of our beings, which create our actions, define our intentions, and generate our life...

New Human Cloning/ Embryonic Stem Cell Technique May Solve Ethical Debate

New Human Cloning/ Embryonic Stem Cell Technique May Solve Ethical Debate The term cloning is used by scientists to describe many different processes that involve making duplicates of biological material. In most cases, isolated genes or cells are duplicated which is used to produce an embryo from which cells called embryonic stem (ES) cells. The cloning debate was reopened with a new twist late in 1998, when two scientific reports were published regarding the...

Fever After Vaccination; Nothing to be Scared

Fever After Vaccination; Nothing to be Scared The vaccine is made from a weakened form of the 17D strain of the virus. It has been regarded as one of the safest virus vaccines, with few side-effects or adverse events. The most common side effect is mild soreness or redness at the injection site, headache, low-grade fever, or a runny nose for a day after receiving the vaccine. Some parents may hesitate to have their kids vaccinated because...

Chemicals Responsible for Occupational Poisoning

Chemicals Responsible for Occupational Poisoning Occupational poisoning deals with the chemicals found in the place of work. Persons working in various industries may be exposed to various agents during the synthesis, manufacture or packaging of these substances or through their use during the occupation. Under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, if workman contracts any disease specified therein as an occupational disease peculiar to that...

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-8 Of 8

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-8 Of 8 DISRUPTION IN THE PROCESS OF GENETIC RECOMBINATIONS THAT DISRUPTS THE DIVERSTIY OF ANTIGEN RECEPTORS: The mini-genes are put together in different combinations as the lymphocytes are developing from the stem cells in red bone marrow and the thymus gland. This process is what gives the B and T cells their unique set of mini-genes that codes the transcripts and transulations for its unique antigen...

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-7 Of 8

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-7 Of 8 THE DISRUPTION IN THE FEVER PROCESS: Fever would normally be present at an inflammation or infection to intensify the healing effects. But interleukin-1 is the hormone that regulates the immune response that activates fever, and interleukin-1 production is suppressed by the excessive amount of cortisol that is being released in the 2nd stage stress response that is triggered by the "cell...

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-6 Of 8

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-6 Of 8 NERVE AND BRAIN DISEASES: DISEASES OF A MALFUNCTIONING NERVE SYSTEM: COULD A COMBINATION OF INHIBITED CALCIUM IONS, OXYGEN DEF. LYSOSOMES, AND IRON DEFICIENCY IN THE CELLULAR METABOLISM, AND THE IRON DEF. RED NUCLEUI, BE THE DISRUPTIONS IN THE PERIPHAL NERVOUS SYSTEM THAT IS CREATING THE SYMPTOMS IN MYASTHENIA GRAVIS, PARKINSONS, ALZHEIMER'S, MS and THE HIV BREACH OF THE BLOOD BRAIN BARRIER? If...

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-3 Of 8

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-3 Of 8 HEART DISEASE: Heart disease: In my opinion high blood pressure is not the original problem that is only the internal adjustment. I believe it starts out as a nutrient disruption that the body perceives to be a low blood pressure problem and high blood pressure is the negative feedback systems' adjustments in an attempt to correct the low blood pressure caused by the oxalic and phytic acid...

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-2 Of 8

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-2 Of 8 THE DISRUPTION OF THE THYMUS IN THE IMMUNE RESPONSE: The perception that the Thymus is over -active in auto-immune disease can be explained as follows. The Stress Response to the cell starvation activates the cortisol in excess, which suppresses the IL-1. So the IL-1 is not present to activate the resting inactive helper T cells. This disrupts the Major histocompatibility complex antigens (MHC)...

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-1 Of 8

Hypothesis of Auto-Immune Disease Part-1 Of 8 HYPOTHESIS OF AUTO-IMMUNE DISEASE FROM A COMMON PERSPECTIVE : Adding two nutrient inhibiting acids to about 90% of the processed food and then consuming them in excess, causes a clog in the filter between the blood that carries the nutrients and the cells that have to have the nutrients to survive. The clog results in "cell starvation". As the cells begin to die the internal negative feedback...