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

    ... improvement over the millennia in the genetic foundations of health, in nearly all diseases examined. Smaller shapes indicate better overall ... risks found in our genes may be on the rise. For mental health, our genetic underpinnings looked especially worse than those of our ...

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

  2. 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 bitumen, a material ...

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

  3. Ancient Healing Methods Offer an Alternative Paradigm in Health

    ... existed on earth, so have issues associated with maintaining health and the remediation of disease.  Today, when many of us get sick, our ... based medication written on it. Our current practice of health care is based upon what is called allopathic medicine.  The premise of ...

    rita - 18/06/2014 - 03:32

  4. 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 well understood by ... 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 ...

    aprilholloway - 14/01/2014 - 12:34

  5. 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 as Set Maat ... on what she calls “the earliest documented governmental health care plan”. The ancient village of Deir el-Medina had a ...

    aprilholloway - 23/11/2014 - 22:57

  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 a much older ... suggest that in ancient Egypt there was a state-supported health care network designed to ensure that workers making the king’s tomb ...

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

  7. Top Ten Historical Health and Medical Discoveries of 2015

    ... were more advanced than previously realized with regards to health and medical care, scientists believe that some of their knowledge may ... life-saving benefits today. Here we examine ten amazing health and medical discoveries of 2015. 10. Ancient Pompeii Victims ...

    aprilholloway - 26/12/2015 - 14:31

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

    ... in general, they had great teeth and were in remarkably good health before the volcanic eruption. This new discovery goes against the ... a beneficial or a detrimental factor to the dental and bone health of the Pompeiians depending on the quantity they consumed. ...

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

  9. 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 Shang Dynasty ... optimism, and cheerfulness. The Eyes as Windows to Your Health Apart from divining a person’s future and assessing an ...

    dhwty - 27/04/2017 - 18:58

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

    ... Domain ) While most people used the oil for the health benefits listed below, the oil is also taken as part of beauty routines. ... and essential oils components. Quinone promotes healthy oral health and helps manage oral diseases. It has also been linked to enhanced ...

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

  11. 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 determinant of life ... ancestors. So is modern society more beneficial for health and longevity than, say, the hunter-gatherer lifestyle?  To help gain ...

    aprilholloway - 24/04/2014 - 14:03

  12. 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

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

    ... sun, moon, and planets have been implicated in various human health issues, especially fevers and insanity. Early Medical Astrology ... explanations for the influence of celestial bodies on human health. For example, John Gadbury, a famous 17th century medical astrologer, ...

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

  14. Archaeologists Excavate Ancient Anatolian Health Center Founded by Rich Roman Subject-King

    ... Hurriyet Daily News is calling Philadelphia an ancient health center of the Taseli region. The ruins of the city are 20 km (12 miles) ... power. These findings tell us that the ancient city was a health center.”  There is very little information on the internet ...

    Mark Miller - 21/04/2016 - 21:53

  15. Making a Magical Substance for Health and Wealth - Discovery of Alchemy Transcripts by Newton

    ... substance is believed to have magical powers that will bring health, wealth, and possibly eternal life. The tale of the philosopher’s ... been desirable, as it had the ability to grant someone both health and riches. Many modern individuals are familiar with the idea of the ...

    mrreese - 28/03/2016 - 21:54

  16. Should Adults Really Be Drinking Milk? Studying Neolithic Ancestors Suggests Not

    Is drinking cow’s milk healthy for humans? Many remember the rush to get to the head of the line for milk at morning recess in elementary school and TV ads showing healthy kids running around the playground accompanied by the message that milk helps build healthy bones. But scientific research now questions if drinking milk is really a good idea.

    aprilholloway - 23/09/2017 - 18:58

  17. The Minor Miracles of Maria Adelaide, Folk-Saint of Brides

    ... was increased. This was not good for Maria Adelaide’s health, as she is recorded to have been a sickly child. As a result of the ... in Vila Nova dre Gaia, where Maria Adelaide developed health problems. ( Public Domain ) Thus, Maria Adelaide retuned to ...

    dhwty - 31/05/2018 - 18:58

  18. The Ancient ‘Plant of Immortality’ That Treats Over 50 Medical Conditions

    ... cultures, aloe vera it still known today for its many health benefits. For millennia it has been used to treat more than 50 medical ... cultures, aloe vera it still known today for its many health benefits. For millennia it has been used to treat more than 50 medical ...

    Veronica Parkes - 06/02/2017 - 21:09

  19. Is the Paleo Movement Genetically Out of Sync with Modern Humans?

    ... and Current Implications ”, essentially argued that the health ails of modern humans came about as the human body is better suited to a ... “a popular trend making headlines.” Touting a list of health benefits that accompany the Paleo diet, Robb Wolf writes : ...

    Alicia McDermott - 18/02/2016 - 21:52

  20. 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 destination – the ... believe is a contributing factor to the residents’ good health and longevity.   Vilcabamba is overlooked by a mountain called El ...

    aprilholloway - 19/02/2015 - 12:58