Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Gone are the days when you would have to think twice before consuming a block of cheese. Doctors and nutritionists had long ago warned against the excessive consumption of saturated fats because of their close link to the heart...
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...
"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...
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...
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...
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,...
Summer may still be lingering, but federal health officials are already urging people to start prepping for another potentially nasty flu season after last year's was particularly deadly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 700,000 people were...
In a recently published study, scientists conclude that excessive daytime sleepiness could predict the onset of Alzheimer's in later life. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. It affects around 5.7 million people in the United States — and this number is predicted...
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...
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...

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