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    Sweet Wormwood shows promise as prostate cancer treatment

    March 1, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    What Is Artemisia Annua ? Artemisia annua is not something many people have heard of, but it’s used as a well-established anti-malarial and is now making big waves in the field of potential cancer treatments. Artemisia annua is known by several names that...

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    Chiropractic Manipulation For Migraines

    February 25, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    What Is Migraine? Migraine is a neurological problem in the form of a severe headache from aches to crippling pain with visual disturbances and vomiting. Sometimes visual disturbances and nausea are experienced without headaches.   Conventional treatment...

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    Probiotics could slow down cervical cancer.

    February 10, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    Healthy Bacteria and unhealthy bacteria in the body We know now that there are more foreign bacteria living on our bodies than the total count of our own cells in our bodies. We also know that some of these types of bacteria are helpful to us and it is...

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    Hypnosis can reduce pain in hospitalized older patients

    February 5, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    Older people who suffer from pain are a common medical concern. Studies from the USA estimate that between 24 - 65% of older people in the community suffer from pain and 80% of institutionalised older people. Living with pain decreases an older person’s...

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    Vitamin K3 acupuncture for period pain

    February 2, 2016 | HealthQI | | Comments Off on Vitamin K3 acupuncture for period pain

    A new Chinese study shows that an injection of vitamin K into an acupuncture pressure point may help women manage their dysmenorrhoea. This is good news for women that suffer from dysmenorrhoea, the medical term for period pain, on a regular basis. For some,...

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    Pilates Improves Immune Function

    January 28, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    A new study shows that a regular Pilates class improves the immune function within three months. What Is The Immune System? Our immune systems are the first line of defence against bacteria and infectious organisms. When these substances invade our bodies...

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    Study shows walnut extract can protect against Parkinson’s

    January 26, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    A new study shows that walnut extract is highly beneficial in the fight against and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. What Is Parkinson’s? It’s a progressive and chronic disease meaning the symptoms worsen over time.  We don’t know the cause and...

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    Dad’s Vitamin D levels affect fertility

    January 13, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    Vitamin D levels affect sperm quality in men trying for a baby It has long been felt by experts in the field that men’s health is just as important as women’s when a couple are trying to conceive. Recent research has been investigating the effects of...

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    New glucosamine study shows benefits

    January 7, 2016 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    What are glucosamine and chondroitin? Arthritis is a huge problem for many people, especially those of the older generation. Glucosamine is a chemical compound which occurs naturally in the human body. There are two types: hydrochloride and sulfate....

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    Schroth exercise therapy improves pulmonary function in adolescents with scoliosis.

    December 29, 2015 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    What Is Adolescent Scoliosis? Adolescent scoliosis is a curvature of the spine in young people aged 11- 17. Usually the curvature measures ten degrees or more. Vertebrae make up our spines. Each separate vertebrae is connected via discs and tissues which can...