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Watch This Doctor Reveal Game Changers For A Healthy Diet

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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'Bad' Bacteria In The Breast Could Influence Cancer Risk

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller, Staff Writer Published: 06/30/2016 11:29 AM EDT on LiveScience There are bacteria living in women's breast tissue, and these micr...

E.T., We Know You're Home: The Search For Our Own Alien Life

Dr. Bill Miller | Posted 06.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Bill Miller

Everybody has an opinion about the possibility of alien life. In the movies, contact commonly starts with a violent encounter. Sometimes, the story in...

Restoring the Microbiome in C-section Babies

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.08.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

There are many pros and cons for a woman when choosing either a caesarian C-section or natural birth. Sometimes medical circumstances push the mother...

Making Peace with Bacteria--for Good Health

Lauren Walker | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Lauren Walker

With the recent confirmation of the first U.S. case of truly antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, public health officials' concerns regarding ove...

The Zoo We Bear

Medical Discovery News | Posted 05.17.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog, Medical Discovery News Bacteria and viruses live on and in us as part of our normal flora or microbiome. In...

Do Probiotic Products Live Up to Their Promises?

Sonima.com | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

A daily dose of good bacteria can boost your health, but not all foods containing probiotics are created equal. Find out which are the best to add to your diet.

4 Science-Backed Reasons to 'Eat Dirt'

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS People have been eating dirt for thousands of years--until now. An obsession with germ-free homes and a ster...

The Hidden Health Factor Everyone Is Talking About

Sonima.com | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Read on for a more detailed look at how your diet can influence your health from the inside out, including the foods that should regularly find their ways to your belly.

Should You Be Eating More Fermented Foods?

Sonima.com | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

From kimchee in Korea to kvass in Russia to dosas in South India, fermented foods are enjoyed almost daily in traditional societies, and now health professionals and enthusiasts are taking interest in the unique health benefits these foods offer.

Hacking Gut Bacteria Could Be The Next Major Class Of Medicines

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2016 | Science

The human gut microbiome -- which includes the community of trillions of bacteria living within our intestines -- has been called one of the next big ...

Artist Paints With Bacteria, And It's Oddly Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.04.2016 | Science

You've never seen bacteria quite like this before. Mixed media artist Maria Peñil Cobo, who was born in Spain and currently resides in Massachusetts,...

The "Dirty" Secret About Allergies

Dr. Bill Miller | Posted 03.16.2016 | Science
Dr. Bill Miller

When I was growing up, I never knew any child with a food allergy. Allergies of any kind seemed rare. Yet now, allergic concerns are frequently encoun...

The Healing Power Of Poop May Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.16.2016 | Healthy Living

SAN DIEGO -- Last week at the inaugural Near Future Summit, a leadership conference of forward-thinking professionals, tech entrepreneur Peter Diamand...

The Importance of Detoxification for Health

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Rose Kumar, M.D.

Spring is upon us, a perfect time of year for detoxification. As the seasons change, many of us are motivated to do 'spring cleaning' in our homes and...

The War On Bacteria -- Who Are We Really Harming?

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

As a physician, my passion lies in caring for people helping them to achieve optimal health. To do so, I work very closely with the trillions of tiny patients within each person I meet. Only by considering the entire population and understanding the deep implications, can we find true health. Bacteria are our greatest allies. It's time to treat them as such.

The Inner Clock of Obesity

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The metabolic price of disrupted internal clocks is called Chronobesity, and I suspect we'll learn lots more about circadian rhythms and weight control in the years to come.

I Love You...Actually I Love Your Microbiome

Dr. Bill Miller | Posted 02.05.2016 | Science
Dr. Bill Miller

What determines chemistry between two people? Who has not said, "They have good chemistry together?" We hear it so often that it seems trite. Typicall...

The Good Side of Viruses

Medical Discovery News | Posted 02.03.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

While we have extensively studied the role of bacteria that call our bodies' home, we have yet to achieve that level of understanding with viruses. In...

ICYMI: Your Brain On Sleep And Why People Buy Milk During Blizzards

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.23.2016 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we read up on a time-honored disappointment: institutions under-reacting to problems un...

One Solution to America's Health Care Crisis

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD, Joseph B. Weiss, MD, Nancy Cetel Weiss, MD, and Danielle E. Weiss, MD Complications in medical care oc...

Obesity and Diabetes: Is Your Gut in Control?

Medical Discovery News | Posted 12.21.2015 | Science
Medical Discovery News

Your body is like a forest, providing a home to microscopic flora and fauna. In fact, your body is home to up to 100 times more microbes than your own cells, which make up your microbiome.

Maintaining Wellness, Starting From Your Gut

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.

Independent Research Institutes Play Vital Role in Innovation Ecosystem

Philip Stashenko, DMD, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Science
Philip Stashenko, DMD, Ph.D.

How good is the research conducted at the IRIs? A key metric is competition for NIH grants, which has gone from intense to extreme over the past decade. Grants are evaluated on five criteria: potential impact on human health, scientific approach, innovation, investigator expertise, and institutional environment.

Humanity's Immunity

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

I recently heard Marianne Williamson talk about how we can be humanity's immunity. She's spot on. Just like it's our innate and adaptive immune system...