Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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,...
Many people who get ear infections are interested in finding natural remedies to treat them. Some find that certain essential oils can help, including tea tree oil and oregano oil. Infection of the ear, also called otitis, occurs most often...
Fiber is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation. If all the studies that urge people to consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole...
When the inside of the nose is dry, it can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful, but a person can usually treat it at home. Homes remedies for a dry nose include steam inhalation, using a humidifier, and using nasal...
Body fat accumulates differently in the bodies of men and those of women. A new study explores the health consequences that ensue from these differences. More and more adults in the Western world are obese, and the Western high-fat diet...

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