Health News

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:47:15 AM
Researchers have conducted the first global review of herbal medicines for weight loss in 19 years, finding insufficient evidence to recommend any current treatments.
Friday, February 14, 2020 4:46:55 AM
The combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of obesity-related fatty liver disease by 75% in mice fed a high-fat diet, according to researchers, whose recent study may point to a potential health strategy for people.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:27:27 AM
About 80 percent of Americans will experience low back pain at some point. Patients are often advised to manage their back pain with exercise and mind-body interventions. But, do they really help? Researchers compared and contrasted yoga, tai chi and qigong, and found them to be effective for treatment of low back pain, reporting positive outcomes such as reduction in pain or psychological distress such as depression and anxiety, reduction in pain-related disability, and improved functional ability.
Monday, January 27, 2020 4:47:36 AM
The grim effects that climate change will have on pediatric health outcomes was the focus of a recent article.
Friday, January 17, 2020 2:08:40 AM
Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of breast cancer survivors' memory and concentration.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:55:08 AM
Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life, according to a new study.
Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:42:45 PM
In a study of rats, scientists found that caffeine limited weight gain and cholesterol production, despite a diet that was high in fat and sugar.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:58:51 AM
Scientists have known for decades that aerobic exercise strengthens the brain and contributes to the growth of new neurons, but few studies have examined how yoga affects the brain. A review of the science finds evidence that yoga enhances many of the same brain structures and functions that benefit from aerobic exercise.
Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:33:51 AM
A new effective treatment of hepatitis C not only combats the virus, but is also effective against potentially fatal complications such as reduced liver functioning and cirrhosis.