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There's No Proof Colloidal Silver Can Stop the Coronavirus. Stop All That.

You may have seen the advertisements bouncing around social media. “Wellness!! Vital Silver!!! Simple!!! Go on the offense this year against viruses including the Coronavirus – it’s simple!” “Structured Silver allows a silver particle-cluster of silver to kill multiple bacteria, viruses, and yeast/candida pathogens throughout the body until it is safely excreted.” Those aren’t hypothetical

This is what happens when you stop intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is one of the hottest diets around right now. What happens to your body when fast on an intermittent basis is a science unto itself, and the question of whether intermittent fasting is actually good for you is a difficult one to answer definitively, particularly for those who struggle to stick to other,

Criticism and cliques: why women stop playing sport

Angela Dalla Rosa who started playing AFL for the first time at 41. Disparaging remarks, mother’s guilt, gym cliques: these are some of the many factors holding women back from partaking in physical activity, according to new research. A small survey by VicHealth has found 52 per cent of Victorian women worry about judgement while

We Need to Stop With the #BoyMom Nonsense

If you look on Instagram, you’ll find 6.6 million #BoyMom posts and only 2 million #GirlMom posts. I’m guilty of it. Many are. We take pride in our kids. And because of that, we sometimes take pride in the uncontrollable pieces of them, like their gender. But when you dig a little deeper and really

Sleep apnea may stop you from forming life memories

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million adults in the United States and over 100 million people worldwide. Those with the condition often have fragmented sleep because OSA interrupts their breathing briefly but repeatedly. OSA also lowers a person’s oxygen levels, and the combination of poor sleep and

Implanting stem cells into the brain could stop epileptic seizures

Hope for epileptics as scientists discover implanting stem cells into the brain could stop seizures The treatment, tested on rats, would modify the patient’s own skin cells Stem cell treatment led to 70% fewer seizures in the months following It inhibits excitement in the hippocampus, where epileptic seizures can start  Currently, surgery to remove the hippocampus

Waste of money on useless treatments needs to stop

If you are going to fall sick anywhere in the world, Australia – and Melbourne in particular – would be among the best places to do it. Our healthcare system is outstanding. But that certainly does not mean it is perfect. Both the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and health insurer HCF have in

Why you SHOULD listen to music when you exercise

Why you SHOULD listen to music when you exercise Why you SHOULD listen to music when you exercise: Rhythm activates part of the brain that stops you getting tired (and Marvin Gaye’s ‘Heard It Through The Grapevine’ nails it) Scientists played Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ to exercisers Participants claimed the song made