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  1. Could Plastic Bottles Made by Ancient Americans be the Cause of their Health Decline?

    ... process of these bottles may have been for their health. In a recent study published in the journal Environmental Health a few days ago, scientists attempt to find out if ... from petroleum, could have had a negative impact on the health of ancient Native Americans who lived in California. ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 27/06/2017 - 14:01

  2. Kombucha: Revered For Millennia, But Is It Really A Life Saving Brew?

    There have been hundreds of health food trends over the years – from ... overwhelming to know which of them really do have amazing health benefits. One health food which has soared in popularity in recent years is ...

    Sarah P Young - 23/05/2019 - 22:59

  3. Evolution of Genetic Health Improvements in Humans Stall over Last Millennium

    ... over the millennia in the genetic foundations of health, in nearly all diseases examined. Smaller shapes ... risks found in our genes may be on the rise. For mental health, our genetic underpinnings looked especially worse ... be able to project future human populations' genomic health forward, as well as perhaps their medical needs. ...

    ancient-origins - 25/08/2017 - 02:04

  4. Ancient Healing Methods Offer an Alternative Paradigm in Health

    ... on earth, so have issues associated with maintaining health and the remediation of disease.  Today, when many of ... based medication written on it. Our current practice of health care is based upon what is called allopathic ... instead of addressing the cause of a disease, deal with a health concern by suppressing its symptoms.  If a patient is ...

    rita - 18/06/2014 - 03:32

  5. Medieval Warrior Undertakes ‘1066 Battle Walk’ for Men’s Mental Health

    ... wearing heavy medieval armor to raise cash for a mental health charity. An Englishman marched 250 miles from York to ... wearing heavy medieval armor to raise cash for a mental health charity. Lewis Kirkbride, of Pittington, County ... challenge will encourage men to talk about their mental health, after having fought his own battle with “anxiety ...

    ashley cowie - 23/10/2020 - 00:29

  6. Paid Sick Days and Physicians at Work: Ancient Egyptians had State-Supported Health Care

    We might think of state supported health care as an innovation of the 20th century, but it’s ... suggest that in ancient Egypt there was a state-supported health care network designed to ensure that workers making the king’s tomb were productive. Health care boosted productivity on the royal tombs The ...

    ancient-origins - 13/08/2016 - 14:48

  7. What the ancient Mayans can teach us about health and healing

    ... have been seeking holistic treatments for diseases and ill health. Treating patients holistically is a concept that was ... may not have survived, but many of their secrets to good health, healing and living well are still alive to this day. Here are five things the Mayans can teach us about health and healing: Chia seeds Chia seeds are a superfood ...

    aprilholloway - 14/01/2014 - 12:34

  8. New study sheds light into ancient Egyptian health care system at Deir el-Medina

    ... findings reveal a detailed and fascinating picture of a health care in the ancient world. Deir el-Medina, once known ... on what she calls “the earliest documented governmental health care plan”. The ancient village of Deir el-Medina had a complex system of health and social care. ( Wikipedia )  According to a ...

    aprilholloway - 23/11/2014 - 22:57

  9. Were Asclepian Centers Powered By Magical Ritual or Holistic Healthcare?

    ... was the goddess of universal remedy, Hygeia was goddess of health and sanitation, Laso the goddess of recuperation from ... Philadelphia, F A David and Co Moss, G. (2010), Water and Health:  a forgotten connection, Perspectives in Public Health, 130 (5), 227-230 Robbins, C. 1995. Herbalism . ...

    Gloria Moss - 23/09/2020 - 22:01

  10. Scientists Dig for Answers in Medieval Loos!

    ... The results of the experiment shed important light on the health of people in the Middle Ages. An ancient public toilet ... Stock Studying Medieval Gut Bacteria To Understand Modern Health Dr Piers Mitchell from Cambridge University recently ... in this study provides a new framework for determining the health of modern gut microbiomes. He explained that his team ...

    ashley cowie - 10/10/2020 - 00:47

  11. Top Ten Historical Health and Medical Discoveries of 2015

    ... more advanced than previously realized with regards to health and medical care, scientists believe that some of ... life-saving benefits today. Here we examine ten amazing health and medical discoveries of 2015. 10. Ancient Pompeii Victims Reveal Great Teeth and Good Health CT scanners were used on the plaster casts of the ...

    aprilholloway - 26/12/2015 - 14:31

  12. New Scans of Ancient Pompeii Victims Reveal Great Teeth and Good Health

    ... general, they had great teeth and were in remarkably good health before the volcanic eruption. This new discovery goes ... beneficial or a detrimental factor to the dental and bone health of the Pompeiians depending on the quantity they ... of Ancient Pompeii Victims Reveal Great Teeth and Good Health ...

    Alicia McDermott - 02/10/2015 - 14:43

  13. Can Traditional Chinese Face Reading Provide Insight on Your Future, Health, and Character?

    ... Ancient Healing Methods Offer an Alternative Paradigm in Health Reading Oracle Bones and Writing the Future in the ... optimism, and cheerfulness. The Eyes as Windows to Your Health Apart from divining a person’s future and assessing ... Mian Xiang has also been used to assess an individual’s health. For instance, those practicing traditional Chinese ...

    dhwty - 27/04/2017 - 18:58

  14. A History of Nursing Heroes from Florence Nightingale to Coronavirus

    ... Nightingale, the first “professional nurse.” The World Health Organization also named this year the “ Year of the ... recognized as heroes, have long awaited recognition as health care professionals  in their own right  and not ... purposes. We are proud to work alongside doctors and other health professionals, but we have never worked behind them. ...

    ancient-origins - 12/05/2020 - 23:00

  15. Said to Cure Everything but Death, These Seeds are an Ancient Miracle Cure

    ... . ( Public Domain ) While most people used the oil for the health benefits listed below, the oil is also taken as part ... essential oils components. Quinone promotes healthy oral health and helps manage oral diseases. It has also been ... and oil are said to be very healthy and help with many health issues. ( Public Domain ) Many studies have been ...

    Veronica Parkes - 08/02/2017 - 19:07

  16. The life expectancy myth, and why many ancient humans lived long healthy lives

    ... is an unhelpful statistic if the goal is to compare the health and longevity of adults.  That is because a major ... ancestors. So is modern society more beneficial for health and longevity than, say, the hunter-gatherer ... of death over time. S. Horiuchi, in United NaEons, Health and Mortality: Issues of Global Concern, 1999 ...

    aprilholloway - 24/04/2014 - 14:03

  17. Before Epidemiologists Began Modeling Disease, It Was the Job of Astrologers

    ... it was integral to the development of medicine and public health. The Flu, Written in the Stars Before  germ theory , ... astronomical calculations. Astrologers were respected health authorities who were  taught at the finest ... was a product of the influence of the stars. Public Health and the Plague Astrologers were seen as important ...

    ancient-origins - 04/06/2020 - 00:38

  18. Secrets of Vilcabamba, Playground of the Inca and Valley of Longevity

    ... royals travelled to the valley to renew and refresh their health, and it’s no wonder they chose Vilcabamba as their ... believe is a contributing factor to the residents’ good health and longevity.   Vilcabamba is overlooked by a ... then, news (and rumors) of the longevity and incredible health of ‘Los Viejos’ (The Old Ones) spread far and ...

    aprilholloway - 19/02/2015 - 12:58

  19. New Study Shows Compassion Helped Neanderthals to Survive

    They have an unwarranted image as brutish and uncaring, but new research has revealed just how knowledgeable and effective Neanderthal healthcare was.

    The study, by the University of York, reveals that Neanderthal healthcare was uncalculated and highly effective -- challenging our notions that they were brutish compared to modern humans.

    The researchers argue that the care provided was widespread and should be seen as a "compassionate and knowledgeable response to injury and illness."

    ancient origins - 15/03/2018 - 00:55

  20. Medical Astrology: Moon Fever and Diseases Sent from the Skies

    ... moon, and planets have been implicated in various human health issues, especially fevers and insanity. Early Medical ... for the influence of celestial bodies on human health. For example, John Gadbury, a famous 17th century ... tried to explain the effects of celestial bodies on human health by saying that the planets caused meteorological ...

    Caleb Strom - 29/12/2017 - 22:55