This Sweetener Banned in Many Countries Causes Cancer
Tuesday, March 26 2019 | Toxins
Consuming the equivalent of one can of soda per day with this sweetener caused colon cancer to develop via larger tumors, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.
Depression In 20s, 30s, 40s Linked To Memory Loss In 50s
Friday, March 22 2019 | MentalHealth
A new large-scale longitudinal study carried out by University of Sussex psychologists has found a clear link between episodes of depression and anxiety experienced by adults in their twenties, thirties and forties, with a decrease in memory function by the time they are in their fifties.
Avoid This Common Food Additive When You Can
Wednesday, March 20 2019 | Toxins
A new study published added another piece of evidence suggesting that maltodextrin, a thickener/filler found in prepackaged food, may have harmful effects regarding inflammatory processes in the body.
Does Being A Man Or Woman Matter When It Comes To Observing Pain?
Wednesday, March 13 2019 | ManagingPain
The degree to which you actually feel another person's pain may depend on your sex. That was a key finding of a recent study published in the journal Brain Structure and Function.
Breast Milk Seeds Baby's Microbiome
Tuesday, March 5 2019 | Breastfeeding
Bacteria aren't the only microorganisms passed from mothers to babies in breast milk -- fungi are transferred too. This may play an important role in kickstarting the colony of microorganisms inside an infant's gut, which form part of a healthy digestive system.
Why Catching Up On Sleep On The Weekend Doesn't Work
Monday, March 4 2019 | Sleep
Think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to new CU Boulder research published today in the journal Current Biology.
Tomatoes Fight Cancer And Reduce Inflammation
Saturday, March 2 2019 | Antioxidants
A new study add to mounting evidence that lycopene in tomatoes reduced fatty liver disease, inflammation, and the development of cancer.
Why Facial Expressions Don't Always Reveal True Emotions
Thursday, February 28 2019 | HumanBody
That's because when it comes to reading a person's state of mind, visual context -- as in background and action -- is just as important as facial expressions and body language, according to a new study from UC Berkeley.
8 Ways To Keep Your Mind Sharp
Wednesday, February 27 2019 | MentalHealth
Want to defy aging and keep your mind sharp? From the right diet to your dental hygiene and social life, here are the best ways to keep your brain fighting fit.
When Should You Exercise To Optimize Your Body Clock?
Tuesday, February 26 2019 | Sleep
Everyone needs sleep, but that doesn't mean it comes easy for everyone -- especially when your natural sleep cycle is disrupted, throwing off your internal clock. New research offers hope for people looking to adjust more easily to unique bedtimes associated with jet lag, shift work and exercise.
Acid Reflux Meds Lead To Disease
Friday, February 22 2019 | JunkHealthcare
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which include well-known brand names Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid, are among the most prescribed medications in the world. Approximately 10 percent of adults in the United States take these drugs for frequent heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given their prevalence, researchers mined the FDA Adverse Effect Reporting System database and found unexpected consequences of PPI consumption.