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Boswellia Serrata Side Effects Boswellia serrata, also known as Indian frankincense or Salai guggal, has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for centuries to treat arthritis. Although modern research is showing promising results for the use of Boswellia serrata in inflammation and asthma, the plant has potential side effects and hasn’t been studied for long-term safety. You should exhibit caution if you decide to use this herbal remedy, and choose as low a dose as possible. In rare cases, Boswellia can lead to a life-threatening allergic response. If you experience chest pain, breathing problems, hives or swelling when using a Boswellia product, you should immediately contact a physician or get to an emergency room.

The Growing Hipness of Mobile Wellness Your mobile wireless carrier may soon have a say in the way you think about health and wellness. AT&T, through its Emerging Devices unit, plans to offer for sale health-tracking clothing equipped with wireless sensors that enable you to track your heart rate, body temperature and other vital signs -- and then send all this data to a site where a physician can access it. The first offering will be a version of the E39 body compression shirt, originally designed by Under Armour for the NFL scouting combines and other world-class athletic competitions. Now imagine yourself as a high-performance weekend athlete, effortlessly transmitting your heart rate, skin temperature and activity levels to the Web. That the “smart fitness” trend – which can be traced back to the Fitbit tracker – is now transforming into a broader “e-wellness” movement is not a coincidence. The biggest wireless network carriers - like AT&T – are under intense pressure to produce new revenue streams.

11 Mind-Blowing Mobile Marketing Infographics Smart phones, tablets, laptops and mobile broadband cards have all changed the way we access the internet. According to Pew Research Center, 59% of adult Americans go online wirelessly . With the proliferation of wireless connectivity and devices, online marketers have many more screens to worry about than just the standard computer screen. Time for insurance companies to face digital reality Regulation, product complexity, and insurers’ large balance sheets have kept digital attackers from insurers’ gates. That is changing, but in ways incumbents should embrace. They can flourish in the digital age—if they move swiftly and decisively. Digital technology destroys value. That might sound counterintuitive given the extent to which it can make business systems more efficient—and companies are urged to embrace its many possibilities. Yet new McKinsey research shows that although digital technology propels some companies to become clear market winners, for many more its impact depletes corporate earnings and the overall value of an industry.

Cardiovascular disease - how to beat it by reversing 'inflammatory living' (NaturalNews) Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death in modern society, and a costly burden to treat--financially, physically and emotionally. A recent study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology looked at participants in the Framingham Heart Study and found a significant (more than double) association with symptomatic hand osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis) and coronary heart disease. This association was not seen in individuals with hand osteoarthritis that had no symptoms. While osteoarthritis has often been viewed as a "wear and tear" process, these findings suggest there may be a more predominant underlying metabolic cause - systemic inflammation.

Flu Trends Skip to content Thank you for stopping by. Google Flu Trends and Google Dengue Trends are no longer publishing current estimates of Flu and Dengue fever based on search patterns. The historic estimates produced by Google Flu Trends and Google Dengue Trends are available below. 6 Illuminating Private Cloud Infographics The private cloud has been looked at a version of 'in-house' cloud computing instead of turning to an Internet-based service. The appeal for private cloud computing is that you get all the scalability, metering, and time-to-market benefits that would be found in public cloud services, yet without the control issues, security, and ongoing cost of service accruement. Yet despite the attraction, Private Cloud has its share of challenges. Private cloud as an infrastructure must support a wide array of enterprise applications.

About Buurtzorg International A pioneering healthcare organisation Buurtzorg is a pioneering healthcare organisation established 10 years ago with a nurse-led model of holistic care that has revolutionised community care in the Netherlands. Client satisfaction rates are the highest of any healthcare organisation. Staff commitment and contentedness is reflected in Buurtzorg’s title of Best Employer (4 out of the last 5 years). And impressive financial savings have been made.

Forschende Komplementärmedizin / Research in Complementary Medicine 2006, Band 13, Suppl. 2 - Effectiveness, Safety and Cost-Effectiveness of Homeopathy in General Practice – Summarized Health Technology Assessment - Abstract Abstract Introduction: The Health Technology Assessment report on effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and appropriateness of homeopathy was compiled on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office for Public Health (BAG) within the framework of the ‘Program of Evaluation of Complementary Medicine (PEK)’. Materials and Methods: Databases accessible by Internet were systematically searched, complemented by manual search and contacts with experts, and evaluated according to internal and external validity criteria. Results: Many high-quality investigations of pre-clinical basic research proved homeopathic high-potencies inducing regulative and specific changes in cells or living organisms. 20 of 22 systematic reviews detected at least a trend in favor of homeopathy. In our estimation 5 studies yielded results indicating clear evidence for homeopathic therapy.

Fast Food With the Most Sodium Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking! by Karen Pallarito Fast food is convenient, but it can be salty, and it’s saltier in U.S. than in other countries. Americans eat about 3,400 mg of sodium a day, more than the suggested 2,300 milligrams and double the 1,500 milligrams for people who over 50, African American, or who have hypertension, diabetes, or kidney disease. 20 Smart City Technologies for 2013 and Beyond Santiago Chile announced they’re going to become a “smart city” in 2013. Santiago is just one example of a growing number of areas around the globe preparing and modernizing for the future, in fact demographers have long predicted the mass urbanization of metropolitan areas across the world. According to the United Nations, by the year 2050, 80% of the world will be living in urban areas.

WeChat Adds Commercial Insurance to Its Digital Toolbelt Tencent’s messaging app has launched a new platform for commercial insurers, the latest effort by the internet giant to secure a slice of China’s growing online insurance market. The insurance platform, known as WeSure, debuted on Tencent’s ubiquitous messaging app WeChat on Thursday, the company said in a statement. Unlike other online insurers that provide a wide range of products, WeSure will tap into user data to select two to three products from a variety of different types of insurance for individual users, according to the statement.

256 Year Old Chinese Herbalist Li Ching-Yuen, Holistic Medicine, and 15 Character Traits That Cause Diseases 256 Year Old Chinese Herbalist Li Ching-Yuen, Holistic Medicine, and 15 Character Traits That Cause Diseases (TruthSeekerDaily) In 1930, the New York Times printed an article uncovering certain Chinese government documents. They revealed that herbalist Li Ching-Yuen was born in 1677 and received official congratulations on this 200th birthday in 1877. However, he claimed that he was born in 1736. No matter when he was born, he died on May 6th, 1933, telling his students the he had completed all his tasks in this lifetime, and was now ready to come home. Despite his age, he constantly practiced herbalism and martial arts.

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