The worlds most misunderstood disease
No one is sure how long modern humans have lived on earth. Some suspect that it may have only be 200,000 years, and while we have survived, it’s debatable if we have actually evolved. We have figured out what it takes to survive physically and technically, but we have always been at odds about what it takes to survive intellectually
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Lowering cholesterol or harming users?
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A group of the most widely prescribed drugs of all time, Statins are a class of lipid-lowering medications that are claimed to inhibit production an enzyme that is thought to play a central role in the production of cholesterol. In other words, Statin drugs block the action of the liver enzyme HMG-CoA
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We’ve been hearing a lot about “PC Culture” from the conservative media and presidential candidates lately, and the consensus seems to be that all of this political correctness is stifling our right to freedom of speech. But when has speaking out against discrimination and hate ever stripped someone else of their ability to voice their opinion? You still have the freedom to say
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A solution to many current health problems
Ideas about what we should eat have been circulating since time immemorial, but by and large what we have eaten in the past has been purely based on individual needs for survival. There was a time when there were plenty of game animals and then we moved on to farming.
Economics came to play a role in what
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A super food
Delicious button mushrooms
Mushrooms and toadstools are the flowering and reproductive parts of a fungi that lives underground. Their roots can spread over great distances and while some mushrooms and toadstools are poisonous, many a delicious and make a nice addition to our meals.
There is another class of mushrooms which are labelled as magic or psychedelic, when these are ingested
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Poison in disguise
Over 1/2 the world population relies onrice as a staple food
Protesters against GE have regularly torn up GE crops all over the world and in August 2013, farmers in the Philippines destroyed 1000 square metres of Golden Rice – a variety created to reduce vitamin A deficiency in fear that it will contaminate their traditional rice crops.
If you have
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A personal and social disorder
This is a problem arising out of our failure to be completely human. Some people say it’s stress that causes some individuals to buckle and take out their frustration on family members.
Once upon a time there were societies and indeed civilisations that learned to cooperate with nature. They had the right number of children and produced sufficient food
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And how to resolve this problem
The concern of authorities in most countries and what is most talked about in the media is the harm associated with illegal drugs such as cannabis, heroin and the new synthetic drugs. The authorities in most countries have accepted that tobacco is harmful to human health and they are beginning to do something about it, yet many
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As a species we get addicted to so many things from money and power to sugar, sex and other behaviours, various drugs and alcohol. All of these addictions or compulsions arise through a combination of deep-seated unhappiness and improper education.
Western civilisation believes that it is built on a rational foundation, it is all about what is around us and evolving practical solutions
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