Tutu joins Advisory Board of Center for Mind-Body Mediicne

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a leader in South Africa's abolition of apartheid, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, and head of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, has accepted a position on the Board of Advisors of The Center For Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM).

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FDA Advisory Panels Biased Toward Drug Approvals

The panels of experts assembled by the Food and Drug Administration to advise it on whether to approve new drugs and medical devices are often biased in favor of recommending approval, according to a consumer group's analysis released yesterday.

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Uniting Against Terrorism: Recommendations for a global counter-terrorism strategy

The UN Secretary-General has issued this report recommending steps to combat terrorism globally.

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Juice Might Prevent Alzheimer's Disease, Study Suggests

Drinking fruit or vegetable juice several times a week could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, according to a study.

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Proposed UN convention on disabled rights

A new United Nations convention to protect the rights of persons with disabilities is within reach and could be adopted later this year.

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Iran seen having problems with nuclear program

Iran appears to be encountering technical difficulties with its uranium enrichment.

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Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion

cohen_healing.jpg One of the transformations facing health care in the twenty-first century is the safe, effective, and appropriate integration of conventional, or biomedical, care with complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, herbal medicine, and spiritual healing. In Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion, Michael H. Cohen discusses the need for establishing rules and standards to facilitate appropriate integration of conventional and CAM therapies.

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Face Transplants to Create Ideal Beauty in the Future

"We are subtlely being conditioned by the digital face and heading towards a face which no human being could have been born with."

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Dark Matter Exists, Researchers Say

Researchers have confirmed that the majority of the Universe (some 70%)- is composed of dark energy, which exerts negative pressure.

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