Lots of health benefit claims are made of CBD oil (see Bokh’s post on what non-psychoative, cannabis-derived CBD is). The most popular reason to use the oil is for pain management, a boon to people suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia and joint pain from trauma. It’s also a popular alternative medicine product said to reduce anxiety […]
If it’s one great thing that the legal cannabis industry has done for the world, it’s educate on the myriad of ways that non-psychoactive cannabis can be used for health and wellbeing. Now, that doesn’t mean the legal cannabis industry hasn’t done any other great things; the cannabis legalization movement gave the public the freedom […]
Back in 1989, NASA did a joint two-year study with the Associated Landscape Contractors of America on how to clean the air in entirely sealed environments, that is, spaceships. They concluded that to maintain good air quality inside a spaceship, astronauts should grow living plants to absorb and synthesize pollutants, in effect “scrubbing” the air. These are the plants they suggest.
More than 1 in 10 will become demented after 60 when exposed to antidepressants, versus less than 3 in 100. A strong warning to the medical world about loosely prescribing antidepressant meds.
Israelis, says research published by the University of Washington, enjoy the world’s healthiest diet. The study, Global Burden of Disease, was conducted by Dr Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, and published in the UK medical journal The Lancet. It followed the diets of people in 195 […]
Do you use homemade pads or moon cups? There are so many alternatives to wasteful products that choke our bodies and our natural environment.
Throughout the globe, the population is aging at a rapid pace. Between 2016 and 2050, the ratio of the population all over the world that will have crossed 60 years of age will double from 12 to 22%. As is mental health important during any stage of life, it becomes even more vital during old […]
If your knees are still young and your mind willing, running is by far the best way to keep your heart and bones strong. It’s by far the easiest way to lose weight but you need to be committed. Recent studies show that swimming and cycling may have very little positive effect against osteoporosis (and […]
Cannabis is one of those new markets where everyone and his brother is racing in to make a quick buck. About 500 cannabis-related companies are listed on exchanges in countries like Canada, yet only a handful of those companies are involved in serious biotech endeavors or research. The rest of them, about 90% of those […]
Evogene to Develop Next Generation Medical Cannabis Products through New Subsidiary – Canonic Ltd Evogene Ltd. dual-listed on the NASDAQ and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NASDAQ, TASE: EVGN), a leading biotechnology company developing novel products for life science markets, announced last week that it has established a new subsidiary – Canonic Ltd – to […]
No matter how hard you work to ensure your health, everyone could use a little help from time to time. In fact, trying to implement a big lifestyle change all on your own is next to impossible. Rather, most people perform their best when they receive support, advice, and encouragement from those around them. And […]
Energy drinks. You need to be under 30 or insane to drink soda like Red Bull. The truth is though that even with superfoods among us and wheatgrass juice and the outliers you can drink for your health, nothing, including spirulina has come anywhere close to mainstream. But a new trend that is starting to […]
Can Sodastream’s former CEO take cannabis to a billion dollar business? From a fizz to a buzz? Sodastream’s last CEO Daniel Birnbaum, the one who managed to seal a deal with PepsiCo and sell the Israeli business for $3.2 billion is now going into the cannabis growing business. Using the same “cartridge” or consumables approach […]
CBD oil is an organic product of the cannabis sativa or indica plant also known as medical marijuana. It is extracted from the hemp part of the plant and contains high concentrates of cannabinoids. The marijuana plant has two forms of chemical compounds; THC and CBD. But about 80 or so other molecules. CBD latter […]
Creatine is one of the most popular athletic supplements in the world. But what most people may not realize is that whether you supplement your creatine intake or not, it’s also something that our bodies create naturally. What exactly is creatine? Creatine is one of the most effective and inexpensive muscle-building dietary supplements available on the market. Since […]
Israel’s medical cannabis grower Cannbit wins Raphael Mechoulam as Chairman, may cannabis exports begin!
Israel is on the map for cannabis production. The country claims the world’s foremost researcher Raphael Mechoulam as its pioneer –– in the 60s he discovered and isolated THC and then CBD and other important medical cannabis molecules. There has been a race to get this world-renown expert onboard dozens if not hundreds of medical […]
The Middle East can get very hot, but winters are mild, like Spring in New York City –– the perfect weather for long distance running. Some 40,000 runners, with 2,500 from abroad, participated in Israel’s biggest sporting event of the year. International guests included participants from China, Germany, Poland, Russia, US, UK, Italy, France and […]
Good health is dependent on getting enough quality sleep. There are things you can do to ensure that you enjoy the benefits of a restful night’s sleep. Unfortunately, there are far too many people who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep each night. Science Daily reports that an estimated one-fourth of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia. […]
Following a flurry of rumors which has caused Israeli investors to become “high” on purchasing cannabis company stock running to invest in companies like iCan exportation of medical cannabis from Israel may be nearer to reality. Following announced approval by the Israeli government cabinet, the first shipments of medical cannabis may be taking place in six to […]
Professor Amiram Goldblum and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute for Drug Research have discovered 27 new molecules. These molecules all activate a special protein called PPAR-delta and have the potential to treat fatty liver disease, obesity, diabetic nephrotoxicity, and to heal wounds. News of these findings was published today in Scientific Reports, […]
Protein. The world needs it. Especially as we learn every day when an animal-based protein diet is killing our planet. Equinom, a seed tech start-up from Israel, is combining natural breeding techniques with software algorithms to produce high-functioning, non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO) seeds that have a superior nutritional profile while also boosting crop yield. The […]
Sage Infusion Sage infusion strengthens gums and treats periodontal disease, if you gargle with it regularly. Sage is an antiseptic, skin-soothing herb with a special affinity for the tissues of the mouth and throat. Gargle with sage infusion twice a day all winter long to prevent colds and flu and to prevent/treat mouth sores. Do […]
From the time when we inculcated comprehension abilities, we were always told by our parents and elders that vitamins are good for health. Mothers, universally, tell their children to eat broccoli, beans and carrots as they can make them strong and help them grow bigger. Now that you’re a grown-up, you have finally learned that […]
About a hundred years ago, large swamps of areas in the Middle East were teaming with malaria –– including Israel. The British of course enjoyed their gin and tonic, with ingredients in the tonic staving off the disease caused by a parasite carried by mosquitoes. Malaria is not a great disease to get and its […]
It is a common saying that “eyes are the window to your soul”. Even, in reality, they act as an exceptional window to our general wellbeing. In case you’re somebody who don’t wear glasses or contact lens, you presumably think that you don’t have to get your eyes checked until you face some problem. But […]