Category: Health Conditions

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A guide to prevent & treat hip fractures in the elderly

Hip fractures Each year, 1.6 million hip fractures occur according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, increasing to 6.4 million by 2050, due the overall ageing of the population worldwide.[1,2] Hip fractures are serious concerns...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: learn how the mind-body method works

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Being tired all the time is a relatively common aspect of modern life. However, when the fatigue is profound and disabling and lasts longer than 6 months, it is...

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Love yourself: a vegan meat with incredible health benefits

Jackfruit, or known in science as Artocarpus heterophyllus, is a large fruit (often weighting up to 8-9 kgs) which can be used both as a sweet dessert when well ripened, but also as a great meat...

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Cannabis in molecules: Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCa)

In this episode we explore the properties of a lesser known cannabinoid & its therapeutic potential: the acid form of THC, THC acid. In its raw form, Cannabis sativa’s main constituent is D9-THCa, the...

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CBD eye drops: a new frontier for ocular pain

Pain in the eye? Pain perception is a critical self-defence mechanism for the body. It tells us to steer clear of adverse stimuli — think of a hand over a flame. Ocular pain, a source of acute...

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Cardioprotective Roast (vegan, gluten free)

A cardioprotective roast of delicious and crunchy vegetables seems the perfect dish on one of these cold and winter days. Here we present our version, but you can easily add more vegetables to your...

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Anti-inflammatory effects of a dietary cannabinoid: caryophyllene

Terpenes: a “smelly” super-family Terpenes are produced as secondary metabolites by many plants as a form of defence. They are a diverse class of organic compounds with well over 30,000 members and attribute the...

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Vitamin D, Genes and Crohn’s Disease

Have you ever wondered how some people are more likely to have certain diseases than other? Or how come we become more or less tolerant to types of food and food components, such as gluten? And...

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CBD for newborn babies

Perinatal acute ischemic stroke Acute arterial ischemic stroke affects 4 over 1000 live newborns and is the most frequent type of acquired neonatal brain injury; The incidence is even higher in pre-term newborns, affecting...