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Evolution in Joint Health by Yannis Vassilopoulos

Evolution in Joint Health

Recent progress in medical research has proven that some substances, when combined, can be of be of great help to people who suffer with joint stiffness, sports injuries and osteoarthritis. These substances not only alleviate the inflammation and pain, but also repair damaged cartilage. Finally some extra hints will be given to enhance effectiveness and reduce symptoms.

Information concerning joint structure

Articular cartilage is found in joints and promotes bone endings to slide smoothly and easily across each other. It comprises of 65-80% water and acts like a sponge. It soaks up synovial…

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Fruit extracts prevent Skin Cancer by Fotopoulou Sophia

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A melange of pomegranates, grapes, and citrus fruits may sound like an exotic fruit salad, but new research shows it may also be a powerful new weapon against skin cancer.

New studies presented at a cancer research conference suggest that common fruit extracts may help prevent sun-related damage that causes skin cancer.

Researchers say the incidence of skin cancer is rising faster than any other type of solid tumor in the U.S. and new approaches in preventing and treating skin cancers are needed to prevent an epidemic of skin cancer. Skin cancer…

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Getting Along Better with Your Kids by Mala Matina

A happy kid worth a million for the world

Original Article by James D. Sutton, EdD, Consulting Psychologist - Doc's site

Whether we like it or not, we live in a conditional society. We have to perform to stay employed. Sometimes our children sense that they must perform to be loved. They have difficulty separating who they are from what they do, and unfortunately we too often add to the confusion by praising our kids when they make the team, if they make first chair trombone, and because they won the contest. Although there is nothing wrong with recognizing a child's accomplishments, such affirmation must…

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Ginkgo Biloba by Yannis Vassilopoulos

Ginkgo Biloba - Photo by P. Schonfelder

Ginkgo Biloba is regarded as one of the most ancient tree species on earth, belonging in a family of plants, the story of which, is lost in the depths of prehistory. It is the only alive representative of the ginogoaceae family, of the class Ginkgoales. The plant is coniferous and deciduous, indigenous to both China and Japan. Was regarded as holly and planted near pagodas. It can reach up to 40meters high and can live for more than a thousand years. There are plants in China of certified age exceeding 3000 years. Its survival is reasoned by its ability to…

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