Health

China Only Allows People 18 to 59 to Take COVID-19 Vaccines

Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines have come under scrutiny after regulators approved the first one for general use on Dec. 31 last year. Several Chinese pharmaceutical companies are still conducting clinical trials for their products. A contraindication is a symptom or condition that makes treatment risky and potentially inadvisable. The central government recently issued a list of

Study on PCR Test Used to Detect CCP Virus Based on Flawed Design: Scientists

Never in medical history has a diagnostic tool been given so much authority as the PCR test, which has been used to detect the CCP virus and determine who is quarantined, which businesses may open, and how many people can gather together. Many policymakers rely solely on rising positive cases derived from the PCR test,

Nearly 50,000 Health Experts Sign Declaration Against COVID-19 Lockdowns, Authors Say

Nearly 50,000 scientists and medical practitioners from around the world have signed a petition against lockdown measures put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, saying that they are causing “irreparable damage.” As of Nov. 20, at least 35,236 medical practitioners and 12,115 medical and

No Treatments Recommended for COVID-19 Patients Without Supplemental Oxygen: NIH

Physicians say they are concerned about the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) updated guidance on therapeutics for COVID-19 patients. The guidance, which was quietly updated on Oct. 9, recommends against any form of treatment for patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms who do not require supplemental oxygen. “No specific antiviral or immunomodulatory therapy” is recommended for COVID-19

8 Ways Your Perception of Reality Is Skewed

Seeing is believing. To some extent, that’s true, of course: Our eyes allow us to see what’s around us, helping us navigate our world. But it turns out sight is much more complicated than that, according to the new book “Perception: How Our Bodies Shape Our Minds,” by University of Virginia psychologist Dennis Proffitt and

Exercise as Therapy for People Facing Multiple Chronic Conditions

Hundreds of millions of people of all ages worldwide live with two or more chronic conditions—commonly defined as multimorbidity. Those living with it are found to have poorer physical and mental health, higher risk of being admitted to hospital, and a higher risk of dying prematurely compared to people with only one chronic condition. Given that the number of

Habits That Are Adding Years to Your Life

It’s easy to ask what you can do to look and feel younger. It’s harder to look at what you’re already doing to accelerate aging. Chronological aging is a fact of life. Years climb as they pass, and there is nothing you can do about it. The years will lead to some natural decline, but how

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Organs in TCM Are Different From Organs in Western Medicine — Here’s Why

It can be really confusing when two different things share the same name. For example – although both are called “spleen”, it refers to completely different parts of the body in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western medicine. The spleen in Western medicine is an organ in anatomy while the spleen in TCM is an

Genius Foods to Outsmart Dementia

It’s no secret that when I come across an amazing book, I feel compelled to sing its praises to anyone who will listen. I’m practically a professional proselytizer for the publishing industry. (How’s that for alliteration?) The latest book that I’m urging everyone—especially baby boomers—to read is “Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive

The Major Scientific Controversies Over COVID-19

Although political leaders have closed borders in response to COVID-19, scientists are collaborating like never before. But the coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) is novel—and we don’t yet have all the facts about it. As a result, we may have to change our approach as new scientific data comes in. That doesn’t mean the science isn’t trustworthy—we will get

Natural Remedies That Actually Work

In the digital age, information that has stood the test of time is drowned out by the latest craze. Health trends and fad diets hawked by fitness gurus offer you endless ways to get fitter and be better, but how much of their advice will actually “stick” and become multi-generational wisdom? If you’d like to

Lower Vitamin D Levels May Indicate High Risk of COVID-19 Infection: Doctors

While the world waits for a definitive treatment, cure, or vaccine for COVID-19, studies have shown a significant correlation between a low level of vitamin D in the blood and a greater risk of infection of COVID-19, revealing that more robust data is needed to determine if vitamin D can prevent the disease or be used

Uncertain Times: The Impact of Fear and What to Do About It

These are uncertain times. The pandemic that swept over the world has shaken our sense of security, disrupted our comfort zones, and awakened our most fundamental fears. We’ve responded by establishing new habits, routines, and behaviors that may stay with us longer than anticipated. For some of us, shaking this unease may be easier said than done.

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Porridge Can Cure Coughs and Fight the Cold! 5 Effective Foods to Stop the Cough

Edited by Mu Jian A production from New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV) Coughing is a common symptom. There are many causes of coughing. Fight your coughing and colds with 5 effective foods. 1. Plain rice porridge Benefits: Stop cough, reduce wheezing, fight the cold. A bowl of hot plain rice porridge is a simple remedy

3 Traditional Methods to Prevent Hair Loss

Produced by New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV) Young people can also suffer from hair loss. A young man once asked me, “My father and grandfather are bald, will I also be bald?” This is possible. So how can you avoid baldness? Does baldness run in the family? If you see a receding hairline on both

6 Healthiest Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden

Western culture is now almost completely removed from the process of food production, yet research studies point to the value of raising nutritious, organic foods for ourselves, even in small urban settings. Garden therapy, or spending time planting, watering, digging, and pruning, is linked with cognitive and mental health improvements. Learning to grow your own

One Meter or Two? The Science Behind Social Distancing

What constitutes a safe distance when it comes to the spread of COVID-19? The answer depends on where you live. China, Denmark, and France recommend social distancing of one meter; Australia, Germany, and Italy recommend 1.5 meters (around five feet), and the United States recommends six feet or 1.8 meters. In the United Kingdom, a study has attracted

Top 5 Best and Worst Anti-Aging Substances

Many of you are aware that how you look and feel largely depends on what you put into your body. The health of your gut, brain, eyes, muscles, and even skin can be improved or worsened through your diet and lifestyle choices. This list highlights the best and worst substances for aging, and by adding or

The Health Benefits of Plants

I can still picture it. It was like walking into my favorite fairy tale and The Jungle Book, all rolled into one, only I got to be a part of the story. They were everywhere, and in every shape and size: hanging, sitting, short, tall, pointed, round, and everything in between. And they were arranged so

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