Healthy living

Can pain be talked away?

The recent Journal of Practical Psychiatry has a paper of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for chronic pain. Basically, they say that there is emotional and psychiatric factors in the patient with chronic […]

Breast milk crucial for the baby

Breast feeding is recommended worldwide by the World Health Organization (WHO) based on the benefits that are observed from the population studies. The mechanisms were initially explained as the maternal immunoglobulin, intimates […]

Alzheimer’s prevention

Doctors see patients of certain conditions year after year and easily become cautious with themselves on those conditions. Say a cardiologist who looks into blocked coronary artery every day becomes very cautious […]

Depression treated with foods

A clinical trial called SMILES (Supporting Modification of Lifestyle in Lower Emotional States) for the treatment of depression was conducted and recently summarized in Australia and New Zealand. The result showed the […]

Prostate cancer prevention with fruit

Traditionally in Europe, Pomegranate has been considered as the food for prostate cancer prevention. A recent study of 14 years duration and 130,000 men with self-reported consumption of vegetable and fruit showed a […]

Move stress out of the “being”

  How cancer initiates I spent twenties years studying cancers, both as a surgeon and a medical scientist. Some cancers are congenital, such as retinoblastoma; some are genetic, as to certain types […]

Anti-estrogenic food

The estrogen dominance in both males and females causes issues. It is progesterone in female and testosterone in males that balances estrogen in human’s body. Estrogen dominance is due to either excess […]