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Your Radiation This Week No 87 and 88

Your Radiation This Week No 87 and 88

Evacuation and Extinction – we need to talk about this. This is a very real likelihood for us all.

‘Frankenstein effect’: Dormant memories can be revived with magnetic pulse to brain, study says

‘Frankenstein effect’: Dormant memories can be revived with magnetic pulse to brain, study says

Those who struggle to recall even the most recent of memories could one day be able to revive them with a zap of magnetic energy to the brain, according to a new study which sheds further light on the “working memory.” The notion of working memory has to do with the part of the brain […]

Researchers develop bioartificial pancreas to treat diabetes

Researchers develop bioartificial pancreas to treat diabetes

A team of researchers from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (IBILI-FMUC), Portugal is developing a bioartificial pancreas, a microcapsule with insulin-producing cells, those that are destroyed in type 1 diabetes or are dysfunctional in type 2 diabetes. Several factors have limited the clinical application (transplantation), of these encapsulation systems of the insulin- producing […]

Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing

Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing

New Medical Discovery A team of scientists at the Boston Children’s Hospital have invented what is being considered one the greatest medical breakthroughs in recent years. They have designed a microparticle that can be injected into a person’s bloodstream that can quickly oxygenate their blood. This will even work if the ability to breathe has […]

John Bradshaw – Father of Inner Child Movement Passes On at 82

John  Bradshaw – Father of Inner Child Movement Passes On at 82

I am indebted to John Bradshaw for using his own tortured childhood experiences to find and identify the Well of Grief that many of us experienced in our own dysfunctional families ~ but I courageously surrendered to and went beneath that well of grief and found a spring of joy~ a Unified Field of love, joy and soul consciousness that lay not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears

Doctors used to literally ‘blow smoke up your ass’ with 18th Century medical treatment

__________ Bethania Palma Markus, Rawstory The colloquial expression about “blowing smoke’ up a person’s ass generally means they are being dishonestly flattered. But “Today I Found Out” went back in history to see where the phrase originated. While it’s unclear whether there is a direct link with the phrase, doctors did actually used to blow […]

Wine & coffee are good for your gut, scientists say

Wine & coffee are good for your gut, scientists say

Dutch scientists have put a new spin on the Victorian mantra “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A cup of coffee or a glass of wine also appear to help maintain “good” bacteria in the gut, a new study has found. Large-scale DNA analysis enabled researchers to examine what factors affect the diversity […]

The Unseen Enemy PTSD Continues To Take Its Toll

The Unseen Enemy PTSD Continues To Take Its Toll

PTSD is really a reaction to being exposed to death, and anyone who’s been exposed to death in even a single incident, like a car accident ~ you don’t want to go back and think about that all the time. But you can’t not think about it.

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