WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices may help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar — nearly to the degree that standard medications like metformin do, a new analysis suggests. That does not mean people should swap their medication for meditation.Continue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Using only mouse stem cells, British researchers report they have created synthetic embryos that form a brain, a beating heart and other organs. The stem cells organized themselves until they developed beating hearts and the foundations of the brain and yolk sacs whereContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Lori McClintock, the wife of Northern California congressman Tom McClintock, died late last year after taking white mulberry leaf, a herb used to treat diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol, a recently released report shows. The cause of death listed in the report wasContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Cancer patients who use cannabis to relieve pain and improve appetite may be getting bad advice from dispensary staff, a new study suggests. Doctors usually offer only spotty advice about pot to their patients and, although well-intentioned, staff at many cannabis dispensaries aren’tContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For thousands of years, people have used meditation to help diminish their pain – but how the process works has always seemed rather mysterious. Today, advanced brain scan technology has revealed how this ancient practice alters brain function and provides pain relief toContinue Reading