Friday, April 19, 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...
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...
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...
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...
In the kitchen, we’ve long used ginger—in anything from ginger molasses cookies and ginger tea to Indian- and Asian-inspired dishes—as a flavor-agent. But in addition to being one of the most delicious and distinctive spices on the planet, ginger root has long been...
"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...
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...
Are you avoiding your co-worker with that hacking cough, cold, or flu in the cubicle next to you? Do you draw your hand back from every doorknob? Have cold-and-flu phobia? Get a grip before the grippe gets you. Weve consulted dozens...
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,...

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