Android, App, Health, Tech

Blue Light not so bad

Source: QUARTZ ... the risks to typical screen-users eye health is seriously overstated, both by the agency’s own report and press release I have blue light protection layers on my glasses, filters on my devs and no, I DO NOT wear a tinfoil hat to defeat CIA brain scanning... Huh? Well, recent research apparently demonstrates… Continue reading Blue Light not so bad

Food, Health

Yacón it’s a good thing?

Source: Dr Oz | You may be wasting money on Yacon Syrup weight loss, concludes Oz test Dr. Davis ... tells viewers that the active ingredient in Yacon is also found in artichokes, bananas, leeks and onions; and ... that people need to focus on eating a healthier diet filled with fruits and vegetables To… Continue reading Yacón it’s a good thing?

Health, I kid you not...

SuperBacteria swap genes

Source: Futurism | Sneaky Bacteria Can Swap Genes, Making Them Immune to Antibiotics mcr-9 is highly mobile. Bacteria can swap genetic information into their DNA, and the readiness with which mcr-9 is transferable means that this antibiotic resistance could rapidly proliferate, rendering existing treatments all-but-useless.

Health

Anti anti-antibiotic

Source: ABC News via @inkl: Antibiotic use falls for the first time in decades. But drug-resistant infections are on the rise Professor Turnidge said good hygiene practices would continue to go a long way in containing the spread of antibiotic resistance. "Hand washing is still very important to reduce risk of transmission of bugs, and… Continue reading Anti anti-antibiotic

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Six million Aussies ‘drink to get drunk’

Source: SBS News Excerpt: "... 47% now drink to get drunk ... Of these, 78% consider themselves a responsible drinker. About two-thirds of those who drink to get drunk at least twice a week or consume 11 or more standard drinks on a typical occasion also believe they're responsible." Australia has a drinking problem? Nah,… Continue reading Six million Aussies ‘drink to get drunk’

Health

Why Tai Chi Works So Well For Pain Relief

Source: Time In a new study published in the BMJ, researchers report encouraging results involving one way to reduce the painful effects of fibromyalgia: with tai chi, an ancient practice originating in martial arts that has since become part of traditional Chinese medicine. The mind-body practice involves both physical and psychological exercises that promote health.… Continue reading Why Tai Chi Works So Well For Pain Relief

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Hip fix?

I found this great for loosening my hips and lumborum muscles, particularly the quadratus; that nasty little devil that triggers an escalade of leg and back aches.. Please Note: I am not a yoga teacher; consult with others if you have any concerns. If any of the following causes pain, darned well stop! First prepare… Continue reading Hip fix?