Articles by Mary West

Contributing Writer - Mary West is a natural health enthusiast, as she believes this area can profoundly enhance wellness. She is the creator of a natural healing website where she focuses on solutions to health problems that work without side effects. You can visit her site and learn more at Ms. West is also the author of Fight Cancer Through Powerful Natural Strategies.

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Higher Risk of Early Death

Consumer Alert: A new study has linked common heartburn drugs, such as Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium, with a higher risk of early death.

Grape Compounds May Destroy Colon Cancer Cells

Scientists have found that two compounds in red and black grapes, resveratrol (which may hold life-extending benefits) and grape seed extract, can help fight off colon cancer cells.

Stroke Types, Warning Signs and Prevention Steps to Know Now

Strokes typically occur suddenly, but by knowing the warning signs, symptoms and prevention steps, you can help ward off your risk of this medical emergency.

Hidden Blood Vessel Damage Linked to Depression

A new study has found that damage to your tiny blood vessels, often caused by diabetes and high blood pressure, is linked to an increased risk of depression in people age 40 and older.

Science May Be One Step Closer to Finding Alzheimer’s Cure

The new discovery of how a particular naturally occurring human enzyme acts could be a game changer in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Can Omega-3 Foods Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?

Scientific evidence has revealed that eating foods containing omega-3 fatty acids may help prevent the onset or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.

Music Really is Medicine…For the Brain

Listening to music boasts a broad range of health benefits. And playing music has an even more powerful effect, as it helps rewire the brain, which has implications for stroke recovery.

Compound in Olive Oil May Help Inhibit Brain Cancer

Researchers have found that a component of olive oil may be able to suppress the growth of tumors in the brain, as well as help support cognitive function.

Here’s How to Dance Your Way to Better Health

Who said getting older can't be fun? It's time to tango, waltz or fox trot your way to better heath.

How to Cancer-Proof Your Grilled Meats

Grilling season is in full swing, just as evidence associating burgers and hot dogs with cancer continues to mount.