Is this a New Planet? The answer to the title is NO. These images are from a project entitled “Devour” by Christopher Jonassen, which displays pictures of the bottom of worn-out frying pans. Artwork © Christopher Jonassen Link via PetaPixel Experimental asthma drug helps untreatable patients in study Asthma suffers who aren't helped by existing medications may have reason to breathe a sigh of relief. An experimental drug called dupilumab was shown to reduce asthma attacks and helped boost lung function for people with moderate to severe asthma who can't control their symptoms with conventional medicine like inhalers. Top allergy cities of 2013 "Overall, these are the most exciting data we've seen in asthma in 20 years," Dr. The research was presented May 21 at the American Thoracic Society 2013 International Conference in Philadelphia, and was also published that day in the New England Journal of Medicine. About 25 million Americans suffer from asthma,a chronic lung disease that inflames the airways, leading to wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath, the National Institutes of Health reports. Dupilumab is an experimental drug developed from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, the sponsors of the new study. Hi-tech inhaler helps doctors craft asthma treatments
Health Tips - Home Remedies That Work at WomansDay Nobody is naysaying the wonders of modern medicine—what would we do without a medication like penicillin to treat infections? But, as it turns out, everyday items have secret curing powers, too. Next time you don’t want to fork over money to get a common wart removed, consider using duct tape. Already popped two aspirin but can’t get rid of the headache? Duct Tape to Remove Warts In 2002, a group of doctors compared duct tape’s effectiveness with liquid nitrogen in removing warts. Vapor Rub to Cure Nail Fungus While there are no studies to prove coating infected toenails with vapor rub once or twice a day is an effective treatment for nail fungus, a basic Internet search results in a number of personal testaments to the medicinal ointment's fungus-killing powers. Oatmeal to Soothe Eczema “This is absolutely true, as oats have anti-inflammatory properties,” Dr. Yogurt to Cure Bad Breath Bad breath comes from a number of places, the two most common being the mouth and the stomach.
9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better | zen habits “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Post written by Leo Babauta. Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living? I did this for many years. It was as if life were just passing by, and I was waiting for something to happen. But today isn’t preparation for tomorrow. Fully live today by being mindful. You don’t need to do all of these, but give a few of them a try to see if they make your day better. Mindfulness Rituals Ritual isn’t about doing a routine mindlessly. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. These rituals aren’t the only time you should be mindful, but they’re great reminders. Roman Numerals The Romans were active in trade and commerce, and from the time of learning to write they needed a way to indicate numbers. The system they developed lasted many centuries, and still sees some specialized use today. Roman numerals traditionally indicate the order of rulers or ships who share the same name (i.e. Queen Elizabeth II). They are also sometimes still used in the publishing industry for copyright dates, and on cornerstones and gravestones when the owner of a building or the family of the deceased wishes to create an impression of classical dignity.
Putting The Myth To Rest: There Is No Such Thing As Bad Cholesterol by PreventDisease.com Perhaps one of the biggest health myths propagated in western culture and certainly in the United States, is the correlation between elevated cholesterol and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Unfortunately, despite dozens of studies, cholesterol has not been shown to actually cause CVD. To the contrary, cholesterol is vital to our survival, and trying to artificially lower it can have detrimental effects, particularly as we age. Cholesterol seems to be one of those things that strikes fear into the hearts of many, so to speak. What is certain is that the ‘little knowledge’ that the media often imparts means many folks assume cholesterol is simply a ‘bad’ thing. The ‘noddy-science’ offered by marketing men to a generally scientifically-naive public has led many people to believe that we should replace certain food choices with specially developed products that can help ‘reduce cholesterol’. Cholesterol is needed to make hormones. Dr. Free Shipping Available!
Logorama - Pulp Fiction for Brands (by @baekdal) #design Here is something for all you brand freaks out there. The Logorama short film. It's not for kids, it's nasty, it's cruel - but it is incredibly well made. The film was directed by the French animation collective H5, Franois Alaux, Herv de Crcy and Ludovic Houplain. (tip by Joseph R. Follow: 42Concepts 10 Commandments of Furniture Arranging When it comes to arranging furniture, there’s definitely more than one way to do things, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make mistakes. Home decorating is a recognized art, requiring careful calculation of both the space’s needs and the host’s tastes. While experts agree the surest way to a flawless room is trial and error, there are a few rules to keep in mind as you design your setup. So read on to find out what three home design pros say are the tricks of their trade. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
FanWing 10 Truths To Keep Your Relationship Healthy I think it's easy to make things more complicated than they need to be. Here are some basic rules of the relationship road that will keep you headed in the right direction 1. Successful relationships take work. They don't happen in a vacuum. They occur when the couples in them take the risk of sharing what it is that's going on in their hearts and heads. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. There are no guarantees, but couples who practice these techniques have longer and stronger relationships than those who are not proactive in their love. Dr.
Stop a Cold In It's Tracks Are you confused about boosting immunity this winter? No doubt there are a staggering number of supplements to choose from, so how do you make sense amongst all the hoopla? I have to say that running a natural health practice since 1984 and travelling frequently for teaching and speaking engagements, all while raising 6 kids, has been a tutorial for immune boosting! Over the years, I have boiled down immune support to 3 supplements that really work! In this article, I want to share with you the top three recommendations that my wife and I do to keep ourselves and our six children healthy and happy each winter. 1st Immune Boosting Technique: More Sun = Less Colds People who get less sun exposure are twice as likely to get a cough, and three times as likely to get a runny nose, compared to those with the most sun exposure (3). The take away: If you are still avoiding the sun and not supplementing with 2000-5000 IU of vitamin D3 per day, your immune system and overall health may be under par.
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