Algunas precauciones • Los emplastos o aplicaciones deben hacerse por lo menos dos horas antes o después de las comidas. • Cuando se aplique sobre un absceso o una úlcera o herida que esté supurando, cambie el emplasto cada hora de ser posible, o cuando este se seque. Lo que ocurra primero. • Evite los emplastos de arcilla cuando se está menstruando o en caso de embarazo. Corolario Como con todo remedio natural, usado bien sea para ayudar directamente con la reconstrucción del organismo, o para eliminar sustancias nocivas, siempre existe la posibilidad de reacciones desagradables, que aunque sean incómodas, prueban que su cuerpo está reaccionando positivamente al tratamiento.
We leave behind trace chemicals, molecules and microbes on every object we touch. By sampling the molecules on cell phones, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences were able to construct lifestyle sketches for each phone's owner, including diet, preferred hygiene products, health status and locations visited. This proof-of-concept study, published November 14 by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could have a number of applications, including criminal profiling, airport screening, medication adherence monitoring, clinical trial participant stratification and environmental exposure studies.
AFP-JIJI OCT 11, 2016 PARIS – In a step forward for organ regeneration, stem cells grown from a single monkey’s skin cells revitalized the damaged hearts of five sick macaques, Japanese scientists reported Monday. The experiment builds toward the goal of providing a vast and noncontroversial source of rejuvenating cells to transplant into heart attack victims, researchers wrote in the science journal Nature. This would obviate the need to harvest stem cells from embryos or from transplant recipients themselves. The team used so-called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).
Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain. They say human brain cells can be coaxed to take over the job of the ones that are destroyed in Parkinson's. Tests in mice with Parkinson-like symptoms showed that the therapy appeared to ease the condition. Many more studies are needed before similar tests can begin in people. Experts say the research published in Nature Biotechnology is hugely promising, although at a very early stage. The scientists still have to check if the treatment is safe, and whether the converted cells, which started out in life as astrocytes, can truly function like the dopamine-producing neurons lost in Parkinson's. read more in bbc.com
New research in the field of stem cells has yielded regenerative dental fillings that could keep working after they are put in. This effectively would eliminate the need for root canals as the stem cells encourage dentin growth, which basically means the teeth start healing themselves.
Having recently agreed to review its standards by which it assesses which foods can be described as “healthy”, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) surveyed hundreds of members of the American Society for Nutrition about the health values of 52 different foods. The US regulator also carried out a survey of a representative sample of the American electorate, asking them their opinion on how healthy certain foods were. A healthy difference The results revealed surprising disparities between the views of nutritionists and the general public on healthy eating. Orange juice, American cheese, coconut oil, frozen yoghurt and SlimFast shakes were deemed far healthier by the public than the experts. Granola created the biggest divide: 71% of the public thought it was healthy, compared with just 28% of nutritionists. Several of the foods considered healthier by the public than by experts had something in common: they generally contained a lot of added sugar (something a nutritionist would probably be aware of).
Una de las cosas que no puede faltar en casa, además del aceite de oliva, es el bicarbonato de sodio. Es uno de esos ingredientes que fascina porque sirve para muchas cosas. por ejemplo: Exfolia la cara, Suaviza la piel, Exfolia el cuerpo, Desinfecta los cepillos, alcaliniza, etc.
No es cierto que al consumir lácteos se tenga menor riesgo de osteoporosis, ya que una dieta vegetal con alimentos que aporten calcio junto con unos hábitos adecuados te protegerá muy bien. Es cierto que al hablar del calcio siempre nos viene a la mente como el mineral de los huesos fuertes, pero hay que saber que este mineral tiene otras muchas funciones diferentes. Por ejemplo actúa en la coagulación de la sangre, también es esencial en el cerebro para el envío y recepción de señales nerviosas entre las neuronas y también el calcio es imprescindible en los músculos para su contracción y relajación. Además el calcio es necesario para un correcto funcionamiento cardiaco y para la secreción de algunas hormonas. Por todo ello, un deficit de calcio no sólo puede afectar a la aparición de osteoporosis, si no que también provoca espasmos musculares, calambres, entumecimiento e incluso, en casos graves, palpitaciones y desorientación.
Whatever your complexion, it´s important to use products that will help your skin and not damage it. But as you wade through the beauty aisles, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautions that you should avoid skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps, and lotions that contain mercury.
Guest Author: Christian John Lillis, Executive Director, Peggy Lillis Foundation I had scarlet fever when I was six years old. The infection had me in the hospital for a week, while the doctors struggled to diagnose my illness and then managed my treatment with antibiotics. One of my earliest memories is being shaken awake at least twice a night by a large, looming nurse to take another oral dose of antibiotics. From the mid-nineteenth century through the Second World War, scarlet fever was a significant cause of childhood death causing upwards of 60,000 deaths at the turn of the century. Though death rates were decreasing throughout the 20th century1, it was the discovery and use of antibiotics that made scarlet fever a manageable illness. Luckily for me, by the time I was diagnosed in 1979, the antibiotic penicillin was widely available. My mother took me home following my week-long stay in the hospital.