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Posted on May 25, 2014 by
Discovery Could Lead to More Effective Treatments LA JOLLA, CA, August 9, 2006 - Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found that the active ingredient in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, inhibits the formation of amyloid plaque, the primary pathological marker for Alzheimer's di...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
Doctor Thomas F. Minahan gives his 11 year-old daughter Mallory medical marijuana to treat her pediatric epilepsy. Faced with the difficult decision of giving her relatively harmless cannabis oil or a prescription drug that could potentially take her life, Dr. Minahan and his wife Carrin decided t...
Posted on May 24, 2014 by
General use of cannabis for PTSD Symptoms Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D. Dr. Mechoulam is the Israeli scientist who identified THC as the psychoactive compound in marijuana, and decades later he discovered the brain's endocannabinoid system and the endogenous neurotransmitter anandamide. He is one of th...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
Horticulture is a wonderful hobby that is very relaxing and inexpensive. It can also be a great occasion to bond with your family and friends. Children usually take interest in seeing plants grow or by catching bugs. This can also give kids a wonderful life lesson about appreciating nature and spend...
Posted on April 22, 2014 by
Recent research out of Australia took mice that were bred to mimic symptoms of Alzheimers and who were given CBD from cannabis, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid caused a drastic improvement in memory within the mice tested. Although more studies are still going to be needed to get further results, e...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
This simple rainwater-harvesting system will put the water where your plants need it most. ILLUSTRATION: ELAYNE SEARS A New Customizable Application for Farmers and Gardeners Easy Mosquito-Proof Rainwater Tank Ban disease-carrying mosquitoes from rainwater collection sites with window s...
Posted on April 12, 2014 by
Our precious girl was a happy, fun loving, funny, sweet, smart little 3 & ½ year old girl. She enjoyed singing, dancing, playing with her brother and sister and loved anyone to read her a hundred books a day. Little did we know the greatest trial of our lives would start on May 20, 2011, when she...
Posted on May 2, 2014 by
NaturalNews) A new study has shown that the juice of bitter melon, a commonly eaten vegetable in Asia and Africa, markedly suppresses the growth of pancreatic tumors in mice by disrupting the cancer cells' metabolism of glucose, and literally starving them of the sugar they need to survive. Bitter...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
You spent 20 minutes sifting through loads of produce and walked away with perfectly delicious gems. Don’t let your prizes spoil: read these pro tips on storing the most popular fruits and vegetables so you can enjoy them when you want to. Vegetables 1.Tomatoes – Always keep at room temperature. 2....
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
Even with our growing emphasis on and awareness of the benefits to the environment when eating locally and seasonally, there hasn't seemed to have been a major shift in our eating habits, as most of us still want to be able to buy any kind of produce we want, any time of the year that we want, regar...
Posted on April 16, 2014 by
You will be amazed how lovely and sweet this juice tastes without any fruit. Taste and play around with the lemon and ginger quantities as you go to get just the right heat and zest you like. Prepare yourself for a big energy boost! Ingredients 2 medium beetroots 5 medium carrots 1/2 - 1 le...
Posted on June 26, 2014 by
Each food item  is assigned a number which reflects its approximate value of alkalinity (+) or acidity (-) in one ounce of food. The higher the number, the better it is for you to eat.  Referenced from Dr. Robert O. Young, The pH Miracle Book. http://www.alkalinesisters.com/alkaline-food-chart/