Music Triggers Brain OpiodsStudy reveals that music stimulates the same part of the brain that sex and drugs do.
Researchers from McGill University have found that opioids within the brain play a role in the experience of musical pleasure. The group's findings were recently published in the journal ...More »
Poor Oral Health May Signal Prostate IssuesTreating gum disease reduces symptoms of prostate inflammation (prostatitis).
Prostatitis is a chronic inflammation of the prostate gland that can compromise a man’s quality of life. Naif Alwithanani, from Case Western Reserve University (Ohio, USA), and colleagues studied ...More »
Confirmed: Vitamin D Protects Against Colds and FluRecent study proves that vitamin D protects against catching colds, the flu, and other respiratory diseases.
Recent research proves that vitamin D guards against colds, the flu and other respiratory illnesses. A daily dose of vitamin D supplements is especially helpful in the quest to fend ...More »
Gluten-Free Diet with a Side of RisksThose who follow a gluten-free diet may be at risk of increased arsenic and mercury exposure.
One percent of Americans have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, and must adhere to a gluten-free diet. Additionally, many people have turned to a gluten-free diet as they feel that ...More »
Vitamin B3 for Glaucoma PreventionVitamin B3 added to drinking water is effective at preventing glaucoma in mice.
With glaucoma being the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States, affecting three million Americans, and being the second leading cause of blindness in the world, it is ...More »
Stem Cell Therapy Halts Multiple SclerosisAutologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation halted progression of Multiple Sclerosis for 5 years in 46% of patients.
Recent research indicates that the transplant of autologous hematopoietic stem cells (AHSCT) is an excellent treatment for multiple sclerosis. It has been determined that the procedure stops disease progression for ...More »
Boost Immunity with Carbs During WorkoutsConsuming carbs during strenuous exercise helps immune system recovery.
Carbohydrates have gotten somewhat of a bad rap over the past decade. Most health-conscious people avoid simple carbohydrates that are rife in foods like muffins, pastries, breads, pretzels and other ...More »
Too Much or Too Little Sleep Linked to InflammationStudy finds that longer sleep duration and sleep disturbances are associated with increases in markers of inflammation. More »
Alzheimer's Disease May be Triggered by Calcium ImbalanceA calcium imbalance within the brain cell may be the cause of Alzheimer's.
Scientific research shows that an imbalance of calcium within brain cells has the potential to cause Alzheimer's disease. It appears as though this imbalance catalyzes the neurodegenerative process. Of ...More »
Estrogen Dominance In MenHow it is ruining your health and virility, and what you need to do to prevent it
Estrogen dominance is often thought of as a female-only disorder, however men suffer with it as well, and overexposure to estrogen-like compounds (xenoestrogens), has made it increasingly common.
Understanding Male ...
Slow Aging by Eating LessRestricting calories can decelerate the cellular aging process.
Can eating less actually help you live longer? To understand the answer to that question it’s important to know a bit about how cells in the human body work ...More »
Daily Dose of Coconut Oil Generates Powerful Health BenefitsStudy shows that just one tablespoon of coconut oil daily could promote weight loss and improve cardiovascular health
Coconut oil has previously been thought of as a “bad fat”, as it contains saturated fatty acids. Recent studies have shown that natural sources of saturated fats are actually not ...More »
Short Stresses Promote LongevityNew study reveals why brief periods of bodily stress are good for health and longevity.
"What does not kill you makes you stronger." It's not just a saying. It is a scientific truth. Researchers have pinpointed a cell recycling process tied to the positive ...More »
Pineapples Halt Harmful Gut BacteriaEnzymes found in roots and stems of pineapples show promise in the war against superbugs.
Scientists working to find new ways to treat antibiotic-resistant superbugs have discovered a possibility in the stems and roots of pineapples. A group of three enzymes known as bromelain were ...More »
Working from Home RisksA new report from the UN reveals that working remotely increases the risk of unpaid overtime, stress and insomnia.
A recent report issued by the United Nations International Labour Organization states that working remotely heightens stress as well as insomnia. Though working away from a traditional office certainly saves ...More »
Soap & CancerThe antimicrobial triclosan, found in soaps and shampoos, causes liver fibrosis and cancer in laboratory mice through molecular mechanisms
Triclosan is an antimicrobial agent commonly added to soaps and shampoos. Robert H. Tukey, from the University of California/San Diego (California, USA), and colleagues found that triclosan disrupted liver ...More »
No More Excuses - Hit the StairsToo busy for the gym? Researchers find that short, intense stair climbing has a surprising amount of health benefits.
Everyone knows the health benefits that come with physical activity, but when asked, most people use one of two common excuses. The first is time, as in "I just don ...More »
Decrease Cancer Risk by Increasing Vitamin DStudy shows that higher levels of vitamin D - specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D - are associated with a reduced risk of cancer.
Cedric Garland, DrPH, adjunct professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Public Health and member of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, and ...More »
Go Nuts to Beat InflammationConsuming nuts five times per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and many other disorders.
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have discovered that eating more nuts correlates to lower levels of inflammatory biomarkers, which are certain telltale proteins. The team performed a data ...More »
Cocoa Compounds Preserve CognitionFlavanols may help people to maintain memory capacity as they age.
As a common consequence of aging, cognitive functions – memory capacity, processing speed, and the ability to form long-term memories – may deteriorate. Daniela Mastroiacovo, from the SS Filippo e Nicola Hospital ...More »
Stopping the Superbug SpreadAntibiotic misuse is a primary cause of the rise of superbugs gobally, but there is hope.
Misuse of antibiotics is causing an influx of superbugs worldwide. The death of a woman from Nevada raised alarms because it was a rare case of an untreatable infection. We ...More »
Stem Cells Provide New Thyroid TherapiesResearchers have identified a way to engineer new thyroid cells from stem cells, which could lead to new thyroid disease treatments.
A recent report published in the medical journal Stem Cell Reports, sheds light on breakthrough research regarding the use of thyroid cells derived from stem cells for new therapies. Scientists ...More »
Tai Chi for Better HealthRecent studies have shown that tai chi may be beneficial to people with certain health conditions.
Tai Chi is a practice many people are unfamiliar with, but the technique that is based on an ancient Chinese martial art form offers significant health benefits in a variety ...More »
Probiotics for High Blood PressureUnhealthy gut microbes can trigger a rise in blood pressure, which can lead to hypertension.
Scientists have determined that microorganisms within the intestines partially determine blood pressure levels in rats. These microorganisms play a critical role in the onset of high blood pressure. The findings ...More »
Fukushima Reactor has Record Radiation LevelsThe site's radiation is at the highest level since the 2011 meltdown. Industry experts have called the recent rating "unimaginable".
About six years ago the Fukushima nuclear reactor endured a triple meltdown. Yet the mainstream media rarely reports any updates regarding the status of this highly sensitive site and the ...More »
Gene Therapy to Restore HearingHarvard Medical School scientists have perfected a form of gene therapy that has enabled genetically deaf mice to hear sounds as quiet as a whisper.
Harvard Medical School scientists have perfected gene therapy to the point that it can restore hearing. Their research and experiments have shown that the hearing of genetically deaf mice can ...More »
Reduce Depression with PostureResearchers have found evidence suggesting that feelings of depression can be lessened simply by sitting up straight, rather than slouching.
It’s estimated that between 7% and 10% of the American population suffers from some type of depression. While many seek treatment through the use of anti-depressant drugs, a growing ...More »
Secrets of Aging Unlocked by YeastYeast is not simply a fungus, it can also provide information about growing older.
Research recently conducted by Concordia scientists shows that yeast mutants shed light on the mysteries of the aging process. Two studies pinpointed mechanisms that decrease longevity. These mechanisms can be ...More »
Multiple Sclerosis Blood Biomarker DiscoveredA simple blood test to identify MS subtypes is on the horizon due to a discovery by an international team of researchers.
A blood test to identify the subtype of multiple sclerosis (MS) might be as little as a couple of years away thanks to the recent discovery of a blood biomarker ...More »
Freezing Fat FadCoolsculpting is fast and non-invasive, and improved technology has lead to explosion in demand.
Liposuction might be giving way to freezing fat. You read that right: freezing fat. The beauty of freezing fat is that it is non-invasive. This fat reduction method does not ...More »
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Slow Aging by Eating Less
Restricting calories can decelerate the cellular aging process.Read the full article »
Activity Slows Cellular Aging
For the first time, a study has explored the link between sedentary time, exercise, and telomeres.Read the full article »
Metformin for Multiple Conditions
Metformin, the most commonly prescribed drug for treatment of type 2 diabetes, has recently shown to be beneficial in various other treatments.Read the full article »
5 Hidden But Common Causes of Estrogen Dominance Revealed
Listed are five causes of estrogen dominance that are frequently overlooked.Read the full article »
Shoulder Pain Indicative of Heart Disease Risk
Shoulder problems may be due to heart disease risk factors and not just physical strain.Read the full article »
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