Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Epigenetics

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a polygenic metabolic disease characterized by elevated blood sugar levels due to pancreatic beta-cell functional impairment and insulin resistance in tissues such as skeletal muscle, adipose tissue and the liver[1]. Millions of people around the globe are diagnosed with diabetes, and its incidence is estimated to double by 2030. … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Epigenetics

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Binge Drinking as a Teen May Epigenetically Harm the Health of Future Generations

Binge drinking as a teenager not only harms your brain and body, but may also epigenetically impact your future children, a new study reports. Excessive drinking in adolescents could turn genes on or off in their offspring’s brain, setting them up for susceptibility to certain diseases. The study, presented at the annual Society for Neuroscience … Continue reading Binge Drinking as a Teen May Epigenetically Harm the Health of Future Generations

Dad’s Drinking Could Epigenetically Affect Son’s Sensitivity and Preference for Alcohol

According to a new study from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, a father’s excessive drinking behavior could set up his son for alcohol abuse, even before conception. Results published in PLOS ONE demonstrate that mice show more sensitivity to alcohol’s effects and are less likely to drink it if their fathers were chronically exposed to the … Continue reading Dad’s Drinking Could Epigenetically Affect Son’s Sensitivity and Preference for Alcohol

Paternal Environmental and Lifestyle Factors Influence Epigenetic Inheritance

There is strong evidence that suggests certain environmental or lifestyle factors may lead to increased risk of developing chronic diseases. These factors such as diet, behavior, stress, exposure to pollutants, and physical activity have been known to cause epigenetic changes which may be passed down from one generation to the next. It is believed that a father’s exposure to … Continue reading Paternal Environmental and Lifestyle Factors Influence Epigenetic Inheritance

Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into your nether regions, you will … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

White Rice & Diabetes

Health researchers said this month they had found a troubling link between higher consumption of white rice and type 2 diabetes. “What we’ve found is white rice is likely to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes,” said Dr. Qi Sun of the Harvard School of Public Health. In the studies carried out in China … Continue reading White Rice & Diabetes

Type Two Diabetes is Reversible

A Type two diabetes is curable if you ignore your doctor’s advice. Diabetes is not the hopeless disease that most doctors would have us believe it is though it is a long losing battle if you walk the trail western medicine wants you to travel. Like all the chronic diseases, the western medical establishment does … Continue reading Type Two Diabetes is Reversible

HIV Testing

This includes all nine House of Numbers special feature mini-documentaries on HIV Testing from the Deluxe Edition DVD: HIV Testing 101, False Positives: Causes and Factors, History and Evolution of HIV Testing, Reading the Fine Print: HIV Test Inserts, The Changing Criteria of Western Blot Testing, Deciphering Test Results for False Positives, Examining the "Gold … Continue reading HIV Testing

Unraveling AIDS: The Independent Science and Promising Alternative Therapies

Since their discovery in the early 1980s, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) have not been without controversy.  Authors Mae-Wan Ho, PhD; Sam Burcher; Rhea Gala; and Veljko Veljković, PhD, examine some of the issues in their book Unraveling AIDS. They begin with the diagnosis itself, which, it turns out, depends … Continue reading Unraveling AIDS: The Independent Science and Promising Alternative Therapies

The Emperors New Virus? – An Analysis of the Evidence for the Existence of HIV (Documentary)

"The Emperor's New Virus?" is a supplementary follow-up to the award winning documentary, House of Numbers. It takes an in-depth look at the scientific evidence surrounding the existence of HIV. The world's leading experts provide all the 'essentials' needed to manage HIV patients in the office, on the ward, and in the ICU. Completely revised … Continue reading The Emperors New Virus? – An Analysis of the Evidence for the Existence of HIV (Documentary)