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LSD Microdosing Is Trending in Silicon Valley, But Can It Actually Make You More Creative?

It may seem like a doomed attempt to mix business and pleasure. But a growing number of young professionals in Silicon Valley insist that taking small doses of psychedelic drugs simply makes them perform better at work – becoming more creative and focused. The practice, known as “microdosing”, involves taking minute quantities of drugs such … Continue reading LSD Microdosing Is Trending in Silicon Valley, But Can It Actually Make You More Creative?

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‘Largest Pandemic in 100 years’ Threatens China as Bird Flu Spreads

China could be facing the worst bout of bird flu to hit the country in a century, with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) accounting for the deaths of 79 people in January from the 192 human cases reported so far. The outbreak has been described as the “worst season since the virus first appeared in the country … Continue reading ‘Largest Pandemic in 100 years’ Threatens China as Bird Flu Spreads

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Solar Eclipse, ‘Snow’ Moon and Comet in a One Night Astronomical Triple Treat

Beware the werewolves, witches and lunatics as the weekend approaches and with it, a penumbral lunar eclipse, a "snow" moon and new year comet, in a triple astrological delight. A prenumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the moon moves through the outer part of the Earth's shadow, known as the penumbra, according to Earthsky.org. https://twitter.com/manuelleleblanc/status/829337777414225920 However, it's set to be a … Continue reading Solar Eclipse, ‘Snow’ Moon and Comet in a One Night Astronomical Triple Treat

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Just One Weekend of Camping can Reset Your Sleep Rhythm

When you’re lying wide awake for the hundredth time because you have severe insomnia – are you thinking of sunshine, the moon, the stars or the far-off mountains? These majestic manifestations of nature might be your best friends when you desperately need to sleep – and need to bounce out of bed in the morning. They teach … Continue reading Just One Weekend of Camping can Reset Your Sleep Rhythm

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Scientists Announce Human-Pig Chimera – Is This Hybrid Human?

Yep you read that right. Scientists have created the first human-pig chimera. Chimera is a fancy name for hybrid – the embryo concerned has both human and pig DNA. Why you might ask, what’s the point? Well, scientists are hoping to create animals that can shed light on the potential of stem cells in early … Continue reading Scientists Announce Human-Pig Chimera – Is This Hybrid Human?

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Get SMART about Your Mercury Fillings!

Millions of Americans have mercury in their teeth, and they don’t even know it.  However, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology is working to change that by educating dental patients and dentists about the health risks associated with silver-colored fillings (often called “amalgams”), all of which contain approximately 50% mercury. The World Health … Continue reading Get SMART about Your Mercury Fillings!

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‘Hidden Dangers’ of Mammograms Every Woman Should Know

Millions of women undergo mammograms annually, but few are even remotely aware of just how many dangers they are exposing themselves to in the name of prevention, not the least of which are misdiagnosis, overdiagnosis and the promotion of breast cancer itself. A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine titled, Long-term psychosocial consequences of … Continue reading ‘Hidden Dangers’ of Mammograms Every Woman Should Know

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The Cure for Everything and Why Things are Different this Time

The years between 2010 and 2020 may likely be remembered as the decade of gene therapy, and perhaps, the end of cancer, heart disease, blindness, deafness, and even aging - if this revolutionary technology is properly implemented and integrated into our healthcare infrastructure. But it will not happen without effort, or even without a fight … Continue reading The Cure for Everything and Why Things are Different this Time