Archive for the 'Articles on Health' Category

Ian Gawler Blog: Telomeres, Meditation and Length of Life.

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

If meditation can lengthen your telomeres, does this mean it lengthens your life? A major new study from America, involving Australian Noble Laureate Prof Elizabeth Blackburn, is one of a number of recent studies that tantalisingly suggests this may well be so. What then are telomeres? Telomeres are sequences of DNA at the end of […]

Violence ages children’s DNA, shortens their chromosomes

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Updated 4/23/2012 10:54 PM Conventional wisdom says that hardship can make us old before our time In fact, a new study suggests that violence leaves long-term scars on children’s bodies — not just in bruises on the skin, but also altering their DNA, causing changes that are equivalent to seven […]

New Focus on Dangers of CT Scans

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

From CBS News, December  14 2009 Dose of Radiation Varies Greatly from One Hospital to Another; Skyrocketing Scans Could Lead to 29,000 New Cancer Cases (CBS) There were about 70 million CT scans performed in United States in 2007 – up from just 3 million in 1980. The scans, also known as CAT scans can […]

Making Health Care Better

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

This article is by David Leonhart and was published in the New York Times Magazine November 3, 2009 issue.  It contains alot of great information about the current state of the health care system and ideas that could make hospitals and doctors perform with fewer mistakes.  The bold formatting is mine. During one of our […]

Cancers Can Vanish Without Treatment, but How?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

A great article from October 26th New York Times by Gina Kolata. Call it the arrow of cancer. Like the arrow of time, it was supposed to point in one direction. Cancers grew and worsened. But as a paper in The Journal of the American Medical Association noted last week, data from more than two […]


Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

This article appeared in NEW LIFE  MAY-JUNE 2008 Issue and is by By Robert H. Sorge, N.D., Ph.D.  I wanted to include this on my blog as I often think chemotherapy is not the best option for clients with strong immune system and cancer that has not metastasized.  What is required is a complete life style […]

Unnecessary Surgery

Friday, September 18th, 2009

During the summer of  09, I travel to Austin Texas to visit my mom.  On walking in, I see that her left eye is drooping and red.  Calling the nurses in at her assisted living home, they insisted that I take her to emergency room to check what might be in their opinion a possible […]

Exercises and Information on Breast Cancer

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

In medical qigong, we learn cancer healing protocols as well as cancer prescription exercises. I think this is a great article by Pamela Ferguson, who had to deal with her own cancer diagnosis and healing. I believe much work needs to be done with all the issues that surround cancer, physically, of course and also […]

Dangers of Trans Fats

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

In Chinese Medicine, life style choices, which include dietary choices, is one of the causes of imbalance. With microwaves, chemicals and processed foods, whatever we can eliminate that is problematic will add to our health and longevity. There has been a lot of political controversy lately about trans fat. Although this is an older article, […]

Is Coffee Bad for You??

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

For those of us who love coffee, read the following which comes from the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture in Louisville, Colorado Why we say “No Coffee Please’ In our work with clients we often recommend certain lifestyle changes that will enhance the effects of treatment. One thing we ask of ALL clients is […]