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How the Human Body Cultivates Beneficial Bacteria

How the Human Body Cultivates Beneficial Bacteria

Research into the complex ecosystem of bacteria that inhabit the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract has demonstrated that the body’s own T cells help to cultivate diversity and balance among its microbial residents. Creating this bacteria-friendly environment is accomplished by suppressing the immune system’s natural responses of inflammation and immunoglobulin secretion that would otherwise identify bacteria as […]

Cancer Survivor Michael Douglas Speaks of His Ordeal [Video]

Cancer Survivor Michael Douglas Speaks of His Ordeal [Video]

  Cancer survivor Michael Douglas attended the opening celebration of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies’ fifth World Congress on Sunday with his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones. The couple, who have been married since the year 2000, addressed an audience of over 3,000 doctors as Douglas spoke of his cancer ordeal. Douglas was misdiagnosed […]

South Africa Would Not Survive an Ebola Virus Outbreak

South Africa Would Not Survive an Ebola Virus Outbreak

Four West African countries have experienced the deadly Ebola virus outbreak recently, and raises questions on whether or not South Africa would survive such an epidemic. It is reported that over 700 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak including a doctor in the Liberia region. U.S. officials are monitoring the deadly virus in […]

Health News: GLV Daily Digest for July 28, 2014

Health News: GLV Daily Digest for July 28, 2014

The health news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for Monday July 28, 2014 includes reports on the two American aid workers who have been infected with the Ebola virus, how sleep deprivation is a worldwide problem, why Google is mapping the human body, and the promise of a vaccine for the chikungunya virus. Two Americans […]

Kombucha: Studies Show Risks Outweigh Benefits

Kombucha: Studies Show Risks Outweigh Benefits

Proponents of kombucha tea claim the drink, created by certain types of fungi and bacteria that contribute to the fermentation of the tea, has anti-cancer properties and can “detox” the body. Kombucha is a type of black or green tea from the plant Camellia sinensis, that is fermented for about a week,  to which certain types of […]

Vaccinate Children With Books

Vaccinate Children With Books

Reading is fundamental. One can vaccinate children against ignorance by reading books. It is an activity every parent should be doing everyday to encourage stronger family ties and advance a child’s learning. Reading to children provides a larger, stronger, vocabulary as a method of preparing them for kindergarten. The time to begin is when they […]

How Stretching Tricks the Brain to Think Muscles Are Longer

How Stretching Tricks the Brain to Think Muscles Are Longer

Stretching may actually be a way to trick the brain into thinking that muscles are getting longer. Physiotherapists C. H. Weppler from Niederjosbach, Germany and S.P. Magnusson from the University of Denmark wrote an article that was published in Physical Therapy in 2010 that highlights the current theories explaining the properties of stretching and its effects […]

Students Build Prosthetic Arm for 6-Year-Old With 3D Printer [Video]

Students Build Prosthetic Arm for 6-Year-Old With 3D Printer [Video]

Engineering students build a six-year-old Florida boy an arm with a 3D printer. The family of Alex Pring has been struggling to find a way to afford a prosthetic limb for the child who was born with a partial right arm. Their struggle ended with Albert Manero and his team of students from the University […]

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

There is a strange smell coming from the hallowed halls of the New York Times this week. This storied institution, a bastion of the establishment, a print representation of the man, smells but not fishy. This smell is different. It kind of smells like a party, almost skunky. If it smells like weed around the New […]

Premature Babies Drug in Middle of Clash Between Creator and Pediatrican Group

Premature Babies Drug in Middle of Clash Between Creator and Pediatrican Group

An expensive drug that is given mainly to premature babies is at the middle of a clash between the creator and the nation’s top pediatrician group, which has recommended cutting back on use of the medication. The clash involves new procedures that have come from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which are stating that medical […]

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