Saturday, December 15, 2018
Lately, it has become common knowledge that eating foods that contain whole grains is good for our health. However, we are only now unraveling exactly why this is the case. Drink enough water, get enough sleep, eat fresh fruits and...
In the treatment of melanoma, tumor cells sometimes develop a resistance to anticancer drugs. A new study asks whether an antibiotic may provide extra firepower to bolster existing treatments. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops from melanocytes. These are cells...
As part of a balanced diet, eggs can provide many health benefits. A growing body of research suggests that eating eggs can also support weight loss. Eggs are rich in protein, low in calories, and they may boost the metabolism. In this...
New research has identified a natural compound found in many types of fruit, such as apples and strawberries, and vegetables that can slow down the aging process. One key factor in the aging process is known as "cellular senescence," or...
"Misleading statistics, exclusion of unsuccessful trials, and ignoring numerous contradictory observations" are at the root of a half-century-long assumption that may be entirely wrong, says new research. In the case of good vs. bad cholesterol, things are less clear-cut than...
More and more studies are pointing to the benefits of adding aspirin to conventional cancer treatment. A new review examines this available research and asks the question: is it "time to share evidence and decision-making with patients?" Peter Elwood,...
Gatorade is sold as an exercise enhancement drink. It contains rehydrating electrolytes but also has a high concentration of sugar. With this in mind, is drinking Gatorade good or bad for people's health and sports performance? Gatorade is classified as...
Kombucha is a sweet, fizzy drink made of yeast, sugar, and fermented tea. It has a number of potential health benefits, including gut health and liver function. This article explores eight potential health benefits of kombucha and looks at the...
Coffee is a hugely popular drink, but many people are concerned that it may cause cancer. Others claim that drinking coffee offers health benefits and may even prevent cancer. So, what does the evidence say? In this article, we examine...
A recent case study could overturn existing beliefs about certain paralysis types. An approach combining spinal chord stimulation and physical therapy has now helped a man living for years with lower-body paralysis to stand and walk. Paraplegia is a condition...

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