Chaga mushrooms are known to be a rich source of antioxidants. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

What You Need to Know About Adaptogens

Consuming supplements is now a common habit among people conscious of their physical and mental health. Adaptogens are one such group of supplements that many people seem to be very interested in. These are basically a class of plants that…

To avoid the threat of Legionella bacteria and non-tuberculous mycobacteria, the safe transport of mains water is more important than ever.  (Image: Flinders University)

Is Your Drinking Water Safe to Drink?

From Legionella bacteria and non-tuberculous mycobacteria, safe transport of mains water depends on best practice and good policy, environmental health experts say. However, Flinders University academics warn current systems and legislation may not always be supported by solid scientific research…

Pesticide exposure is of particular concern for pregnant women who work in agriculture.  (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Pesticides and Children: Who Is Most at Risk?

Studies show that exposure to pesticides — specifically those containing chlorpyrifos, which attack an insect’s nervous system — can harm a child’s physical and mental development. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey detected…

Tibetan singing bowls have been an important tool used by Buddhists of Tibet in their meditative practices for centuries. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

What Are Tibetan Singing Bowls?

Tibetan singing bowls have been an important tool used by Buddhists of Tibet in their meditative practices for centuries. These are basically a type of musical instrument that produce sound through vibration when struck, scraped, or shaken.

A sweet tooth and an affection for oily and salty food are some of the main reasons for obesity. (Image:  maxpixel /  CC0 1.0)

The Societal Cost of Obesity

The inability to maintain a healthy weight continues to develop as one of the most widespread health ailments among citizens of developed societies. Despite the numerous industries revolving around calls for positive, health-driven lifestyles, obesity remains an imminent global health…

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What You Need to Know About Adaptogens

Consuming supplements is now a common habit among people conscious of their physical and mental health. Adaptogens are one such group of supplements that many people seem to be very…

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Is Your Drinking Water Safe to Drink?

From Legionella bacteria and non-tuberculous mycobacteria, safe transport of mains water depends on best practice and good policy, environmental health experts say. However, Flinders University academics warn current systems and…

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Pesticides and Children: Who Is Most at Risk?

Studies show that exposure to pesticides — specifically those containing chlorpyrifos, which attack an insect’s nervous system — can harm a child’s physical and mental development. The Centers for Disease…

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What Are Tibetan Singing Bowls?

Tibetan singing bowls have been an important tool used by Buddhists of Tibet in their meditative practices for centuries. These are basically a type of musical instrument that produce sound…

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The Societal Cost of Obesity

The inability to maintain a healthy weight continues to develop as one of the most widespread health ailments among citizens of developed societies. Despite the numerous industries revolving around calls…

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The Woman Who Exposed China’s HIV Scandal

Shuping Wang, the Chinese-born medical researcher who exposed the poor health practices of the local government that were contributing to the rise of HIV in central China during the 1990s,…

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World Health Organization’s Global Vaccination Summit

The European Commission and the World Health Organization recently held a Global Vaccination Summit in Belgium. About 400 scientists, political leaders, health professionals, and other global influencers attended the meeting.