Health News

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:40:23 AM
Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid composition reflects their diet – but luckily this composition can be influenced by lifestyle interventions, say researchers.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 11:15:51 AM
Hair loss affects both men and women. While genetics plays a role, there are other factors, including: hormonal imbalances, an underactive thyroid gland, nutrient deficiencies and insufficient scalp circulation. Here are 12 natural remedies that can help boost hair growth: Cut back on meat: Hormonal imbalances are a primary culprit in hair loss. Japanese researchers […]
Monday, March 20, 2017 12:30:36 PM
Fifteen years ago, at age 29, a Ford Explorer smashed into me at 30 miles an hour while I was navigating a crosswalk. The impact broke my left femur (and dented the car’s grill) before hurling me onto the hood. By the time the motorist stopped, I had been dragged 49 feet into the adjacent […]
Saturday, March 18, 2017 3:26:43 AM
Surgical approaches to treating tennis elbow may not offer additional benefit to patients, say researchers. Their study, a randomized, double-blinded clinical trial, explored patient responses to a common surgery aimed at repairing a damaged elbow, compared to a placebo procedure.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:42:25 AM
A new study demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced pain. The findings provide the most comprehensive picture yet of how electroacupuncture stimulates the brain to facilitate the release of stem cells and adds new insight relating to the cells' healing properties.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 1:34:12 AM
Tea drinking reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in older persons by 50 per cent and as much as 86 per cent for those who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 12:30:17 PM
Kava is a medicinal herb that can be very helpful in managing anxiety. Before you reach for the box, though, let's weigh the health benefits and risks of kava tea.
Monday, March 13, 2017 10:00:23 AM
As spring transforms into summer, your body is eager to break out of its winter shell and greet the warmer, brighter, often busier days. Your head may be screaming for release, but is your body ready for this blossoming? Adopt the following tips and you will be well on your way to clearing out the winter doldrums and rejuvenating your body inside and out. You may discover that these cleansing tips will work for you year round!
Monday, March 13, 2017 5:49:56 AM
Phage therapy could offer a safe and effective alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis lung infections, researchers have demonstrated. Phages are viruses that kill bacteria but are otherwise harmless. A major advantage is that phages only target the harmful bacteria, so there are less side of the effects often associated with antibiotics.
Friday, March 10, 2017 10:31:10 AM
It’s no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health food. But other veggies are just as, if not more, nutritious than kale. Read on for some of the vegetables […]
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