Have you noticed? More and more people are obsessed with their smart phones. No, obsessed is not too strong a word for it. According to a recent study nearly three-quarters of Americans who own a smartphone sleep with their smart phone!
Balancing activities like Tai Chi, yoga and meditation are touted for their ability to promote a sense of well-being and reduce stress, but is there more to it than meets the eye? While these exercises are known for being great ways to relax, new research has shown that their benefits extend far past the ephemeral.
Researchers at Columbia University found girls with high concentrations of certain chemicals found in many children’s shampoos and other personal care products have lower thyroid hormone levels, which is critical for healthy brain development.
For years natural advocates like Mike Adams and others, has been warning about the toxic effects modern pesticides have on the human body, especially the brain. Now, new research has proven (yet again): Pesticides are actually more neurotoxic than ‘mainstream’ scientists have believed.
Although the research starts out praising vaccines and their benefits, after comparing the results to a group of unvaccinated children, it shows that vaccinated children were “significantly more likely than the unvaccinated” to have developed one or more of 5 growing disabilities or side effects.
Antibiotic treatment during late pregnancy and early childhood spurred aggression and long-term behavioral changes in animal models, a recent study showed. Do these same results apply to human children?
According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability, affecting an estimated 322 million people worldwide, including over 16 million Americans. Rates of depression increased by 18% globally between 2005 and 2015. 11% over age 12 in the US are on antidepressant drugs.