HEALTH

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

TweetHere’s why you need to spend more time in the sun… Vitamin D is one of those very important vitamins. It may not be as “glamorous” as the skin-hydrating Vitamin E, immune-boosting Vitamin C, or eye-protecting  Vitamin A, but it’s definitely an essential nutrient. Without enough Vitamin D, your body is unable to absorb and utilize calcium. A Vitamin D deficiency can lea... »

Is Vegetable Oil Bad? This Professor Links it to Growing Obesity Rates

Is Vegetable Oil Bad? This Professor Links it to Growing Obesity Rates

TweetTime to cut back on fried foods! It’s hard to walk into a restaurant without finding some sort of fried food on the menu. From French fries to fried potatoes to chicken-fried steak to deep-fried veggies, fried food is everywhere. Peanut oil and vegetable oils are both used for the frying of food, which means the food absorbs all the calories from the oil. No surprise here: vegetable oil... »

6 Gardnerella Treatments to Try

6 Gardnerella Treatments to Try

TweetTry the natural way to defeat this bacterial infection… Gardnerella Vaginitis, also known as bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of vaginal discharge and odor. It occurs when the bacteria naturally present in the vagina are somehow affected. The harmless Lactobacillus bacteria are replaced by harmful bacteria that cause an infection, and that infection can lead to  the “fishy&... »

Gluten Free Diets Linked to Diabetes

Gluten Free Diets Linked to Diabetes

TweetYet another reason not to cut gluten! Gluten free diets are all the rage these days. Many people are cutting gluten from their menu because it’s the “in” thing to do. They may tell themselves that gluten is harmful, but what they don’t know is that gluten is ONLY harmful to those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease. For the average person, gluten is as harmful ... »

Solar Powered Prosthetics May Soon Be a Reality

Solar Powered Prosthetics May Soon Be a Reality

TweetYour body may soon run on the sun’s power! We are a long way from the days of “pirate peglegs” replacing lost limbs. Modern prosthetics can mimic natural movement, allowing amputees to engage in normal activities like walking, running, sports, and more. Every day, scientists are making new discoveries and creating new inventions to make prosthetics even more advanced and use... »

Heartburn Medicines Linked to Clostridium Difficile Infections  

Heartburn Medicines Linked to Clostridium Difficile Infections  

TweetYou may be feeding a superbug! Infections come in many different forms. You can suffer from fungal infections, bacterial infections, and viral infections that range from minor (like toe fungus) to life-threatening (AIDS). Modern science has developed medications to combat these infections, but some of the pathogens have adapted to resist medications. This has caused “super bugs”, ... »

Finally, an App for Analyzing Your Sperm in Real Time

Finally, an App for Analyzing Your Sperm in Real Time

TweetUse your smartphone to size up your sperm! Smartphones are useful for all sorts of things. They can remind you of important appointments, provide you with a place to work on the go, give you access to information, and so much more. They can even be used as heart rate trackers, fitness trackers, sleep trackers, and calorie trackers—tracking everything to monitor your health. Here’s a new... »

5 Peanut Allergy Symptoms to Watch Out For

5 Peanut Allergy Symptoms to Watch Out For

TweetHere’s how to tell you’re allergic to peanuts… Food allergies have become a lot more common in the last decades. Before, only a few people ever claimed to have an allergy to milk, peanuts, fruit, or fish. Nowadays, it seems that everyone’s allergic to something or another. You can’t walk into a restaurant without hearing someone ordering food that’s free of some ... »

Drinking Can Reduce SOME Heart Conditions

Drinking Can Reduce SOME Heart Conditions

TweetThe truth about alcohol: it works and it doesn’t… Who doesn’t love a nice drink at the end of a long work day? There are few better ways to kick back in the evening or on the weekend than a cold beer, a glass of wine, or your favorite mixed cocktail. It’s just wonderful to be able to drink and enjoy the relaxing effects of alcohol. In the past, studies have proven that alcoh... »

Kisqali May Be the First Line of Breast Cancer Treatment

Kisqali May Be the First Line of Breast Cancer Treatment

TweetA new drug to fight breast cancer? Breast cancer is among the most common types of cancer in the world. Not only is the rate of breast cancer high among women, but men can suffer from it as well. To date, there have been no treatments beyond chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery (to remove tumors). Now, thanks to a new drug, there may be a breast cancer treatment that actually works. The FDA h... »

Page 3 of 14212345»