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Natural Insomnia Treatments

Insomnia is a relatively common sleeping disorder, affecting about one-third of the adult population worldwide. Around 10 to 20 percent of adults with insomnia experience severe sleeplessness. Insomnia is more common in women, but the quality of sleep often decreases as we age, equally in both women and men. Although so-called insomnia cures are promoted […]

Foreign Body in the Eye

    Any material such as dust, sand or paint that gets into the eye is called a foreign body. A foreign body in the eye may cause irritation, redness, watering and blurred vision. The Foreign body may either stick to the front of the eye, or penetrate the outer layer of the eye (cornea […]

Curcumin May Drop Diabetes Risk

A new study from Thailand suggests that taking curcumin supplements may help delay or prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in people at high risk. Curcumin, which has been studied for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, is the primary active ingredient in turmeric, the spice that gives curry its distinctive flavor. The nine-month Thai […]

Be Creative, Be Expressive with the GALAXY Note II

At the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event held today at IFA, in Berlin, Samsung introduced the GALAXY Note II, a whole new level of innovation for the GALAXY Note category. The new Samsung GALAXY Note II enables unique experiences in personalized and expressive content creation, making it the ultimate smartphone for on-the-go creativity. “Last year at […]

Book Bake

BookBake is the freshest ebook creation software in the market, giving you the freedom to bake/create rich interactive multiplatform ebooks flavored with your own design and layout. It is as simple as adding a PDF document from your machine, choosing a template design, and making a few clicks to go through some special options. In […]

More Chocolate, Fewer Heart Attacks

If more people at high risk for cardiac disease ate dark chocolate daily, there might be fewer heart attacks and strokes. That conclusion comes from a team of Australian researchers who explored the long-term benefits of chocolate – already known to be heart protective – via a mathematical model. They based the model on more […]

Gabon’s President destroys ivory and commits to zerotolerance for wildlife crime?

Libreville, Gabon, 27th June 2012—Today, more than 1,200 ivory tusks plus assorted ivory carvings were burned publicly as Gabon sent out a strong signal demonstrating its commitment to tackle elephant poaching and illegal wildlife trade.   This event follows a period of intense poaching pressure in Central Africa, where the illegal killing of elephants for […]

Is Email Stressing Us Out?

Maybe so, according to a new study that looked at how temporarily giving up email affected a group of office workers. Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, and the U.S. Army used heart rate monitors and software sensors to study computer-using office workers, some of whom did without email for five days and another […]

Australia creates world’s biggest marine park network on eve of Rio+20 summit?

Australia today created the world’s biggest network of marine protected areas, setting an important precedent for ocean protection as countries prepare to meet for the Rio+20 meeting on sustainable development. WWF welcomed the new system of marine parks that would now cover more than one third of the Commonwealth waters of Australia – a milestone […]

Berries for the Brain

Eating blueberries and strawberries regularly seems to help protect the brain from the effects of aging. This latest good news about the health benefits of berries comes from researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Investigators gathered information on food consumption among participants in the long-running U.S. Nurses’ Health Study […]