A UCLA Veterans Affair research team has found that Curcumin may be a very potent drug, in the treatment and prevention of a number of age related diseases such as Alzheimer, Colon cancer and Heart disease. Curcumin a key ingredient in Turmeric, commonly found in Curry (India’s answer to aspirin), has been in use for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory, for healing wounds and as a preservative.
The incidence of Alzheimer among older adults in India, where Curry is a staple, is 4.4 times lower than in North America.
Viagra can help some women who experience sexual side-effects from using anti-depressants. Women are prescribed anti-depressants, two times more than men. Sexual side-effects can keep them from taking their medications. It must be noted that Viagra, did nothing for the sex drive or desire of women, and a common side effect is headache.
Researchers have found that giving Green Tea to mice reversed effects of Parkinson’s disease..
A cup of Black Tea can relieve stress,. However Coffee can increase stress.
Eating Blueberries, are good for memory, whereas smoking is bad for it.
Children born to mothers who use Cell phones while pregnant, are 54% more likely to have behavioral problems.
Conceiving a baby while using marijuana, can lead to miscarriage.
Teens who drink too much soda have a higher incidence of mental problems. Teens who skip family meals are more likely to smoke and drink.
Children exposed to Lead, are more likely to commit violent crimes as adults.
Benefits of eating Fish, outweighs the fact that they are increasingly contaminated with mercury and other toxins, according to scientists.
Left-handed people are better at multi-tasking.
Women are better than men at remembering the location of foods in a supermarket.
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(Fig 2a) The Death of Innocents
Ishwar R. Prashad recently retired from over 47 years of teaching.