Increase your chance of success with IVF by 70% with the Mediterranean diet

(Natural News) We’ve known for a long time that a Mediterranean style diet is just as healthy as it is tasty. Now scientists are saying that the famously excellent diet can improve a woman’s chance of conceiving a child through IVF, as reported by a Daily Mail article. The Mediterranean diet (a mouthwatering mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, olive oil and fish) is r ....

Sci-fi sound wave device makes Star Trek style tractor beams out of powerful mini-tornadoes that can manipulate large objects

(Natural News) It seems like every day you see, hear, or read about something that’s being created or invented concerning all sorts of popular science fiction technology, but a fully-working tractor beam was never among them — until now. According to a team of engineers from the University of Bristol, they have successfully managed to develop the world’s most powerful tract ....

Une jeune paraplégique rêve de remonter en moto

Une amatrice de sensations fortes rêve déjà de remonter sur une moto, à peine deux semaines après avoir perdu l’usage de ses jambes dans un accident de motoneige. « Mon oncle m’a dit que c’était possible de faire de la moto même en étant paraplégique. J’ai toujours été une fille de motoneige, de motocross, de moto... C’est sûr que je veux en re ....

Diplomation record au Québec

Pour la première fois, le taux de diplomation des élèves québécois a franchi la barre des 80 %, a appris Le Journal. La hausse est même quatre fois plus importante chez les garçons, qui sont plus nombreux à terminer leur secondaire. Selon les plus récents chiffres du ministère de l’Éducation, la proportion d’élèves qui ont décroché un diplôme ou u ....

Boost athletic performance naturally with Pycnogenol

(Natural News) A study discovered that Pycnogenol, a brand of nutritional supplement derived from French maritime pine bark extracts, can boost athletic performance. The study was carried out by a group of researchers from Chieti-Pescara University in Italy who used two types of athletic performances to determine the effects of the herbal extract upon athletic performanc ....

Industry propaganda: New Food Evolution movie called out by experts for promoting corporate agenda, GMOs, agrichemicals

(Natural News) According to the Cambridge Dictionary, propaganda can be defined as “information, ideas, opinions, or images, often only giving one part of an argument, that are broadcast, published,  or in some other way spread with the intention of influencing people’s opinions.” By that definition, the movie Food Evolution....

Surprising Reason for Toxic Water Crisis

If you live near a lake in the U.S., you may have noticed signs warning of toxic blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria. Such warnings, advising swimmers and boaters to stay out of the water, and keep pets away as well, are becoming increasingly common as the thick, green muck appears on once-pristine waterways. Blue-green algae make up a portion of the phytoplankton in many bodies of wate ....

Can the Conventional Medical Profession Be Trusted?

According to a recent article in The New York Times, growing distrust in the medical profession poses a threat to public health and safety.1 “Trust is crucial in the relationship between patients and health care providers, but it's been on the decline in recent decades,” Dr. Dhruv Khullar, a physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital and a re ....

Deux nouveaux paradis fiscaux pour le Canada

OTTAWA | Le Canada permettra à ses entreprises d’éviter légalement de payer de l’impôt si elles sont installées dans deux nouveaux petits États partenaires, ce qui fait dire à des experts qu’Ottawa contribue au problème des paradis fiscaux plutôt que de les combattre. Peu de gens ont entendu parler de ces îles paradisiaques des Antilles, mais Grenad ....

Un proche aidant de 80 ans est épuisé et sans ressources

Épuisé et à court d’argent, un aîné qui s’occupe seul de son épouse malade ne sait plus où se tourner pour avoir du soutien. Il est incapable de lui donner un bain depuis 13 mois, car il attend toujours l’aide du CLSC. « Je pleure deux à trois soirs par semaine, des fois pendant une heure [...] Je suis épuisé », plaide André Bouchard, tout en cares ....

“Gaydar” legitimized: A.I. technology identifies individual sexual orientation at an alarmingly successful rate

(Natural News) New use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology has enabled a team of researchers to determine the sexual orientation of tens of thousands of individuals with great accuracy. What’s interesting is that they were able to do this based only on profile pictures that the individuals themselves uploaded on an online dating site. This could prove to be either highly useful ....

FAKE MEDICINE: “Randomized” drug trial protocols are frequently altered by industry sponsors who selectively remove participants that get sick

(Natural News) When it comes to making and approving pharmaceutical drugs, the science and procedure behind the process is readily corruptible. It can be manipulated to fulfill the wishes of pharmaceutical companies. A team of researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen has exposed widespread corruption in drug trial protocols. The research, first published in the < ....

Charest pourrait être entendu rapidement

L’ex-entraîneur de ski Bertrand Charest condamné à 12 ans de pénitencier pour des agressions sexuelles sur de jeunes skieuses pourrait être entendu en appel plus rapidement que prévu. Dans une brève décision rendue il y a quelques jours, la Cour d’appel du Québec a en effet raccourci les délais pour que les avocats déposent toute la documentation néce ....

Des tonnes de déchets vont devenir du biocarburant

Une usine qui transformera les déchets en biocarburant sortira de terre sur la Rive-Sud de Montréal d’ici deux ans, grâce notamment au soutien financier d’une compagnie chinoise. « On a maintenant les éléments en main pour lancer la construction de l’usine à Varennes, se réjouit Pierre Boisseau, le porte-parole d’Enerkem. On calcule e ....

Time to Declutter

Moving through life, most have a tendency to accumulate “stuff.” You may have drawers full of pictures and mementos, a closet full of clothes you no longer wear or a kitchen full of utensils you can’t remember how to use. It is a common human condition to acquire “things” from places you’ve been or events you want to remember. You may often crave more room or space to ....

How to Grow Blueberries

Blueberries are among my favorite foods, not only for their delicious taste, but also for their tremendous antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Similar to other berries, blueberries are outstanding dietary sources of bioactive compounds, such as anthocyanins, ellagic acid, flavonols and resveratrol. Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, manganese and fiber. ....

How Cold Weather Can Make You Sick

The common cold is likely the most easily recognized illness. Symptoms include a runny nose, sore throat, itchy eyes and low-grade fever. The illness is usually mild, lasting one to two weeks and requires nothing more than supportive care at home. However, while mild, it often results in days of lost work, lost productivity and lost income. The common cold is the leading cause of doctor ....

Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 92 percent of the world population breathe polluted air,1 and about 7 million deaths are attributed to air pollution each year.2 Overall, a toxic environment is responsible for at least 1 of every 4 deaths reported worldwide,3 and air ....