Send to KindleTweet A recent study funded by the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) and the National Institutes of Health studied the impact, if any, of adding blueberry powder to the diets of mice with breast cancer cells. The research, which was conducted by Dr. Lynn Adams in the lab of Dr. Shiuan Chen at [...]
Send to KindleTweet The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, joins African-Americans in remembering those who have died with AIDS and in fighting the disease. “We have a national responsibility to alleviate the HIV/AIDS-related suffering of African-Americans by ensuring that they have full knowledge of—and access to—all [...]
Send to KindleTweet Wellness and skincare trends are probably 90% marketing and gimmick, but we know one ingredient that might be the real deal—Sea Buckthorn. The small orange berry that grows on tall shrubs is so strong it can survive conditions everywhere, from Great Britain to Siberia. It is being studied more and more in [...]
Safe Sex NOWWhat: Sex education and HIV/AIDS prevention programs are desperately needed NOT just in Africa and Asia, but in the United States.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Sex is a great thing and a little tiny latex product can make it even better, yes, the condom! Greenwich, Connecticut-based Sekolo Projects inspired us to have a safe sex party theme through their sex education work in Namibia, Africa. But, here in NYC, we have an HIV problem too. [...]
Send to KindleTweet An ongoing global beauty debate begs the question—should we put anything on our skin that we wouldn’t use on our children? But the issue goes deeper. While most companies use chemicals, not all are created equally, and in Europe, some have been taken off the market for possible correlations with cancer, toxicity [...]
Send to KindleTweet An American woman paid $50,000 for five puppies that were cloned from her dead pitbull by South Korean company RNL Bio, the Associated Press reports. The company cloned the dog with researchers at Seoul National University where scientists created the first cloned dog in 2005. The company hopes to clone roughly 300 [...]
Send to KindleTweet Y.E.S. or Young Essential Skincare, is the latest venture from Linda Eastwood, a former television producer and personality, and a clinically-based line that claims to fight free radicals and repair damage. It’s a tall order but unlike many promises made by cosmetic companies, this line is backed by research. Y.E.S.’ proprietary ingredient, [...]