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    Gas ripened fruits
    Fruits may be ripened on tree or vine for maximum quality, but if so, they may not survive shipping over large distances. To improve matters, the farmer may grow varieties developed specifically with shipping in mind, however that alone may not...
  • Doctor Vonda Wright, MD Shares Some Unknown Benefits of Exercise
    Doctor Vonda Wright, MD Shares Some Unknown Benefits of Exercise
    There are many more benefits to exercise than just the attractive muscle tone and lowered body fat one can experience. In this video, Doctor Vonda Wright, MD. shares and explains some little known benefits of exercise. In addition to the common...
  • Steroids fed to beef cattle resurrect themselves at night in the absence of sunlight
    Night of the living dead: Steroids reassemble themselves at night
    According to research published on September 27, 2013, in Science, steroid metabolites excreted by beef cattle reassemble themselves in the absence of sunlight, with potentially devastating consequences for aquatic life and human health....
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    ERT reduces anxiety in anorexia
    Anxiety lessened as estrogen levels increased in girlsAnorexia is the 3rd most common chronic illness among adolescents; with 95% of those who have eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and 25.Estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is used to...
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    New mouse hormone may help control diabetes
    In the ongoing battle against diabetes, a new hormone was just announced on April 25 by researchers at Harvard Stem Cell Research which may help control diabetes mellitus, according to USA Today. Researchers made the announcement that a mouse...
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    Cellulite: What really causes derriere dimpling?
    Every woman on the planet knows what cellulite is. The orange peel, dimpled look that annoys us every season we break out the bathing suits seems perennial. The beauty industry makes millions of dollars selling creams, lotions, and mechanical...
  • Alert: Hormone may help protect monogamous relationships
    Alert: Hormone may help protect monogamous relationships (Video)
    Did you know, a hormone your body already produces could be the key to helping your relationship flourish and keep monogamous in marriage? That's the buzz just released from the Journal of Neuroscience.So what is this magic hormone? Oxytocyn...
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    Brisk exercise may keep you out of the refrigerator
    Researchers show you do not always work up an appetiteBrigham Young University researchers show that old adage “you can work up an appetite” is just the opposite; your workout can diminish your appetite. Their research demonstrates 45...
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    Finding natural health and beauty doctors
    Yes this is a HUGE topic! Natural health and beauty doctors. Did you know the state of Florida has not licensed any naturopathic doctors since 1959? But there are doctors who promote natural ways for you to be healthy and beautiful - they may be...
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    Progesterone and miscarriage
    Women who have suffered from repeated miscarriages are often told by their doctors that these things sometimes happen, it's probably just a fluke. I had a perinatologist (a doctor that specializes in high risk pregnancies) tell me that seventy...
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    Women highly stressed
    Analysis reveals greater stress today than 25 years agoResearchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, for the first time have been able to compare stress levels of individuals in the United States which was not possible before due to...
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    Cellular breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer
    Making certain types of breast cancer cells dependent on estrogen enables effective anti-estrogen therapy.Many different kinds of cells are present in breast cancer. Some of them are dependent upon estrogen for growth and replication while others...
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    Ghrelin could be the missing link the weight loss chain, say researchers
    The human body is home to a myriad of hormones. Each of these unique chemical regulators delegates its own set of bodily functions. The desire to eat, a basic survival mechanism, is no exception. Researchers once believed that hunger originated in...