Health

13.10.2015

You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how

You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how

Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way. »

11.10.2015

TPP is “Worst Trade Agreement” for Medicine Access, Says Doctors Without Borders

TPP is “Worst Trade Agreement” for Medicine Access, Says Doctors Without Borders

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage. UNITED NATIONS, Oct 7 2015 (IPS) – “The TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership] will…go down in history as the worst trade agreement for access to medicines in developing countries,” said Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in a statement following the signing of the TPP trade deal. The… »

30.09.2015

Near-total meltdown of Fukushima reactor 2 confirmed

Near-total meltdown of Fukushima reactor 2 confirmed

Researchers say between 70 and 100 percent of fuel inside reactor 2 melted during 2011 disaster by Nadia Prupis, staff writer for Common Dreams At least 70 percent of nuclear fuel inside one of the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant melted down following the… »

30.08.2015

Reaching shared meaning for peace

Reaching shared meaning for peace

Peace is a necessary condition for global realization of the right to health. Our paper, The Right to Life in Peace: An Essential Condition for Realizing the Right to Health published in June 2015 by the Health and Human Rights Journal discusses an international movement toward elaborating the “right… »

27.08.2015

The Psychology of Projection in Conflict

The Psychology of Projection in Conflict

Understanding human conflict requires us to understand human psychology. And it is only when we  understand the psychology that drives conflict that we can take intelligent steps to address it. Unfortunately, understanding the psychology of conflict is not easy and I would like to illustrate one  significant problem in this… »

26.08.2015

Scientists turn cancerous cells back into normal cells

Scientists turn cancerous cells back into normal cells

Scientists have discovered a process to turn cancer cells back into normal cells by restoring the balance of key molecules controlling specific cellular functions. A group of researchers from the Mayo Clinic carried out the research published in the journal Nature: Cell Biology on Monday. Utilizing the new method in… »

14.07.2015

The simple yet sophisticated life advocated

The simple yet sophisticated life advocated

The contention is that consumption of wheat-based foods may result in visceral fat build-up, the wheat belly – not everyone is so susceptible – and avoiding those foods can normalise a persons weight, besides bringing good health into play and getting rid of chronically poor conditions which lead to all… »

06.07.2015

Greek Referendum: the possibility to stop being slaves

Greek Referendum: the possibility to stop being slaves

Foreign debt is the mechanism used to enslave countries and steal their wealth, through some local “supervisors”, let’s call them governors. In reality, with little energy spent buying, removing and putting in place supervisors, they have controlled the population of the entire planet, treating them like slaves. To this procedure,… »

03.07.2015

To save our health service MPs must stand together and back the NHS Reinstatement Bill

To save our health service MPs must stand together and back the NHS Reinstatement Bill

By Caroline Lucas MP for openDemocracy – OurNHS The Bill, which was last week backed by the British Medical Association, seeks to reinstate the NHS based on its founding principles and rid our health service of the inefficiencies and fragmentation of the market. I’m proud to… »

28.06.2015

Can a Pope start a positive domino? The Eco-Eco initiative

Can a Pope start a positive domino? The Eco-Eco initiative

What are the biggest worries of the present times? For many it is Climate Change, for many others it is inequality and economic violence. For everybody it is physical violence. The unspeakable violence unleashed in the Middle East boomeranging back to its cradle in the West, the horrifying violence of… »

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