These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

The findings are scheduled to be presented Saturday at an American Heart Association meeting, in Philadelphia. Grab & Go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you do not want; heart disease. About 55% of Americans’ daily calories come from […]

Frequent Marijuana Smokers 2X Odds for a Stroke

Frequent Marijuana Smokers 2X Odds for a Stroke

Smoking marijuana does not do one’s heart or your brain any favors, 2 new studies shows. Frequent marijuana smokers are more than 2X as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who do not partake, the 1st study found. They are also more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerously erratic heart rhythm, according […]

A Key to the Door of Good Health: Regular Exercise

A Key to the Door of Good Health: Regular Exercise

No matter what our age, our body benefits from regular exercise. It is one of the Keys to unlock the doors to good health. Experts say that a regular exercise program helps us looking and feeling younger and stay independent longer. It also lowers the risk of various health issues from cardiovascular disease and diabetes […]

80 is the New 60: Staying Healthy in an Aging World

80 is the New 60: Staying Healthy in an Aging World

Globally, aging populations are posing big challenges for healthcare systems; together, new technology and old techniques offer the opportunity to manage them. The new challenge for the 21st Century The Big Q: Can we live better? The Big A: Yes! The booming population of older adults is a testament to the incredible developments in science and technology […]

The Anam Schools Guests in Vietnamese Martial Art and Self-Defense

The Anam Schools Guests in Vietnamese Martial Art and Self-Defense

Holidaymakers of all ages at Vietnam’s new “it” destination are kicking, foot sweeping and wrestling their way to fitness as part of the Anam’s new in-resort vovinam classes. Based on the ancient Asian philosophy of yin and yang, vovinam endeavours to align body and mind through the art of self-defence. Vovinam ranks as the largest and […]

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

From Halloween through New Year’s, holiday weight gain affects people the world over and, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, it can happen with any major holiday, not just the Winter ones. As you may know, it is a lot harder to lose that weight than to put it on. […]

“America’s Most Trusted Pharmacist”Says…

“America’s Most Trusted Pharmacist”Says…

Industry experts predict that spending on Rx medicines in the United States will reach $610-B by Y 2021. Americans often rush or get rushed into taking drugs too quickly, say physicians who believe in trying lifestyle changes 1st in many health situations. Very often, doctors diagnose their patients in “pre-disease” stages of a condition like […]

Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate

Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate

Your resting heart rate is one factor used to identify potential health conditions and gauge the health of your heart; by maintaining your resting rate from 60 beats per minute you lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and improve your overall health The Big Q: What does your resting heart rate say about your level […]

Alex Trebek Asks for Support in Pancreatic Cancer Battle

Alex Trebek Asks for Support in Pancreatic Cancer Battle

Long time friend and “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek is on a mission to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. He has teamed up with the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition to launch a new public service announcement to get the message across ahead of World Pancreatic Cancer Day on 21 November. In this video of the announcement Alex Trebek, who was […]

Azerai Hotels & Resorts Introduces Special New Wellness Packages

Azerai Hotels & Resorts Introduces Special New Wellness Packages

Health and wellness are at the forefront of several new room packages being offered at Azerai La Residence, Hue and Azerai Resort Can Tho. Azerai La Residence, Hue’s new “Culture and Wellness by the Perfume River” package is highlighted by a private half-day tour of the former imperial capital’s venerable citadel, along with Thien Mu Pagoda […]

We are what we eat, so…

We are what we eat, so…

We are what we eat, so what healthy eating habits are worth keeping? These eating habits are so good you may want to replace any fad diet or unsustainable diet with them, as follows: Eat smaller portions. Overeating, or eating larger portions, is an easy habit to get into. There are a few hacks to […]

Can Melatonin Be Taken Every Night?

Can Melatonin Be Taken Every Night?

Melatonin, a hormone produced naturally by your body’s pineal gland, is a popular supplement used by an estimated 3.1-M Americans. One of its Key roles is regulating your body’s circadian rhythm, and melatonin supplements are often used as sleep aids or to help sleep problems related to shift work, jet lag and sleep disorders. From […]

Living Near the Ocean has Real Health Benefits

Living Near the Ocean has Real Health Benefits

Many people dream of living near the ocean, there is a reason why, as coastal living may be good for mental health, according to a study by researchers from the University of Exeter, England.  The research builds on prior studies linking natural environments to mental health and well-being, and suggests that you may be able […]

Fusion Combats Vietnam’s Litter Issue With Giant Fish Installations

Fusion Combats Vietnam’s Litter Issue With Giant Fish Installations

The latest move is one of several sustainable initiatives the company rolled out this year The diet of a typical fish shouldn’t include plastic, that is unless it’s one of the oversized guppies that have found a home on the beach fronts of Fusion Resort Cam Ranh and Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, in Vietnam. The […]

Grape Seed Extract Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Grape Seed Extract Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

One of the Key factors of the French paradox is that along with their high fat, buttery croissants and rich sauces, the typical diet includes wine. And red wine is loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants that may be the reason the French have 50% the incidence of heart disease than Americans. Cheryl Myers, RN explains that […]

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Laughter is Good Medicine

Laughter is Good Medicine

Anthropological research suggests laughter and humor are genetically built-in, and that humor, historically, has functioned as “a social glue.” The critical laughter trigger for most people is not necessarily a joke or funny movie, but rather another person Many studies support the notion that optimism has a beneficial influence on your health. The Big Q: What […]

Yes, you can overdose on Espresso

Yes, you can overdose on Espresso

This is a scary story: after a night with just 5 hours sleep a young UK woman decided to down a 2X Espresso. Then it was no-holds-barred as she then downed 6 more 2X shots. Apparently, she thought she was drinking single shots. Astonishing because she actually works in the cafe, and was making the coffee […]

Updating Bernie Sanders’ Heart Health Issues

Updating Bernie Sanders’ Heart Health Issues

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders , 78 anni, suffered a heart attack earlier this week, his physicians said Friday, describing his heart health issue in more specific terms than disclosed previously. Friday after Senator Sanders left the hospital, his treating physicians cast the events in a more serious light. “After presenting to an outside facility with […]

Major Blow to Vegan Lie

Major Blow to Vegan Lie

Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease — but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the potential risk is low and evidence uncertain. In new guidelines published on Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a panel of researchers from seven countries suggested that […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a new program for employees, and it’s probably just getting started

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a new program for employees, and it’s probably just getting started

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a new program for employees, and it’s probably just getting started Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has never been shy about its ambitions. But while the company seeks to dominate every area it enters, it does not always state its intentions before making a big play in a new area. For example, the company first launched its […]

Make No Mistake, Fake Meat Is Junk Food, Health is Not Driving the ‘Meat Makeover’

Make No Mistake, Fake Meat Is Junk Food, Health is Not Driving the ‘Meat Makeover’

$BYND Ultra-processed foods typically have 5 or more ingredients, many of which are not commonly found in home kitchens. This describes the Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger, including fake blood processed from genetically engineered yeast to mimic the taste and texture of real beef. The junk food industry has a new product they are offering […]

Insomnia is Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Insomnia is Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Mechanisms by which insomnia or poor sleep affects the heart health include hypothalamic-pituitary axis dysregulation, increased sympathetic nervous system activity, abnormal modulation of the autonomic nervous system, increased atherogenesis and increased systemic inflammation Sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress or illness, which may help explain why lack of sleep […]

Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt

Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt

Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt. Demonstrators against the technology are due to fill the streets of Bern later this month, but already a number of […]

A New Source for Nutritious Omega-3s

A New Source for Nutritious Omega-3s

We should all know that Omega-3’s a Keys to good health, and here’s no shortage of reasons to get omega-3s, which are abundant in fish and their oils. But high consumption of fish and their oils has created a shortage around the world. In addition, fish can be costly, and there are also concerns about […]

Choose Your Omega-3 Source Wisely

Choose Your Omega-3 Source Wisely

The human body needs both plant and animal sources of omega-3 fats, but they are not interchangeable. Plant-based omega-3 provides alpha linoleic acid (ALA), which the body inefficiently converts to EPA and poorly converts to DHA. Plant-based sources of omega-3 include flaxseed, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and chia seeds. These help to boost ones overall ALA intake. Fish […]

French boy, 10, dies 8 years after supermarket burger poisoning

French boy, 10, dies 8 years after supermarket burger poisoning

French boy, 10, dies 8 years after supermarket burger poisoning A French boy aged 10, who fell gravely ill in 2011 after consuming a beef burger from supermarket discounter Lidl that was infected with E.coli bacteria, has died of complications stemming from his poisoning, the family’s lawyer said. The boy, Nolan, died on Saturday “as […]

Did You Know, You Can Drink Too Much Water…

Did You Know, You Can Drink Too Much Water…

We all know some things are really bad for our health. Smoking, binge drinking, and processed foods are all unhealthy, but hang on it does not stop there. Drinking too much water, wearing cheap sunglasses, and taking the window seat on a plane are just some of the other surprising things that can cause damage […]

Avoiding ‘Inflam-aging’

Avoiding ‘Inflam-aging’

Dampening inflammation is a must for people with chronic inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. But you can be exposed to damaging inflammation without having a specific medical condition. Inflammation prevents the body from adequately reacting to stressors and puts the aging process on an unwanted fast track, increasing the likelihood of problems like heart disease. The […]

Lemons Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Lemons Are a Girl’s Best Friend

The health benefits of lemon are attributed to its vitamin C content that helps improve the skin quality, encourages weight loss, improves digestion, and acts as a breath freshener. Lemons also help with the treatment of constipation, dental problems, throat infections, fever, burns, respiratory disorders, and high blood pressure, while also benefiting your hair. Known for its therapeutic property through the […]

Gym Launch Wins Gold Stevie® Award In 2019 International Business Awards®

Gym Launch Wins Gold Stevie® Award In 2019 International Business Awards®

Gym Launch was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Fastest-Growing company of the year category in The 16th Annual International Business Awards®. The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to […]

Chronic Pain, Relieve it Naturally

Chronic Pain, Relieve it Naturally

Millions of Americans and millions more worldwide suffer from chronic pain. According to statistics pain affects more people in the United States than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. The National Institutes of Health says that 25.3-M American adults suffer from daily pain, while 23.4-M report that they are in a lot of pain. “Pain […]

US Vs Diabetes

US Vs Diabetes

US adults with diabetes are no more likely to meet disease control targets than they were in Y 2005, a new study finds. Typically, diabetes treatment focuses on controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as no smoking. For the study, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers analyzed data on diabetes care in the […]

Fish: 1 of the Best Anti-inflammatory Foods

Fish: 1 of the Best Anti-inflammatory Foods

Certain types of fish are rich in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), omega-3 fatty acids which have long been related to reduced inflammation and a lower risk of chronic inflammatory diseases. Studies have also shown a reduced use of anti-inflammatory drugs with an increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids Higher intakes of EPA […]

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

In studies involving men and women exposed to identical pain stimuli, women rated the pain higher on the pain scale. In addition to sex hormones, other factors affecting pain perception include emotions, attitude, age and a learned response from past experience It is no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past […]

Reversing Our ‘Biological Age’

Reversing Our ‘Biological Age’

California scientists may have found a way to reverse the human body’s biological age. The discovery was made during a small clinical study and the researchers said even they were surprised by the results. “I had expected to see slowing down of the clock, but not a reversal,” said yhr geneticist at the University of […]

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

“Laughter is the best medicine”– Bennet Cerf and, Proverbs 17:22 says, “A merry heart is like medicine.” Ellen Jacob, author of ‘You’re the Best Friend Ever’ states: “Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was right — it’s the glue that holds friendships together. To laugh together at life’s ridiculous turn of events makes those […]

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

We all should know that eating well is important for our physical health, but it is also essential for healthy brain function, and anything that we put into our bodies affects us. Healthy diets bring good results, whereas, unhealthy eating habits can cause some unwanted side-effects. Undereating may cause fatigue, fainting and dizziness, dehydration, low […]

Hydrogen Peroxide Produced by Body is Double-Edged Sword

Hydrogen Peroxide Produced by Body is Double-Edged Sword

Bacteria can use hydrogen peroxide to weaken the immune system and cause pneumonia, according to a study at Umeå University and Stockholm University, Sweden. By using hydrogen peroxide to defeat the immune system, the bacteria are “fighting fire with fire.” According to the researchers, as the body itself produces hydrogen peroxide as a defense against […]

Study Shows BioCell Collagen® Can Visibly Reduce Common Signs of Skin Aging Within 12 Weeks

Study Shows BioCell Collagen® Can Visibly Reduce Common Signs of Skin Aging Within 12 Weeks

New peer-reviewed, published research finds that daily use of the dietary ingredient BioCell Collagen® can visibly reduce facial lines and crow’s feet wrinkles and boost skin elasticity In one of the most substantial studies of a skin health supplement, BioCell Collagen®, was found to visibly reduce common signs of skin aging, including lines and wrinkles, […]

The Science of Aging and Longevity

The Science of Aging and Longevity

David Sinclair, PhD is a professor of genetics and co-director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Harvard Medical School. Generally recognized as one of the thought leaders in the science of how to improve our life span and health span, Dr. Sinclair earned his PhD in Sydney, Australia. After working […]

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

You know how achy you can feel getting up from your office chair after a couple of hours. But the impact of long sedentary hours goes far beyond a cranky back. Various studies have linked sitting to a host of chronic conditions, including blood clots, depression, and diabetes.  A 2018 study from the American Cancer Society found that prolonged […]

Nurture Your Brain with Real Food

Nurture Your Brain with Real Food

A healthy diet can help promote positive thinking, there is Power in Positive Thinking Having a healthy diet can lead you to have a more positive outlook and not just about being healthy. If you eat the correct foods, you can raise the levels of serotonin, and this acts as a mood stabilizer. Not only […]

Increase Your Health Span

Increase Your Health Span

Maybe The Key hindrance to extended health span is the process of atherosclerosis, the hardening of your arteries, the #1 cause of heart disease. Ivor Cummins is a biochemical engineer with a background in medical device engineering and leading teams in complex problem-solving. On his website, TheFatEmperor.com,  he offers guidance on how to decode science […]

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

US Health officials are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. While the cause remains unclear now, the officials said Friday that many reports involve e-Cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday they are looking at 215 […]

Orthopaedic surgeons offer trampoline safety tips

Orthopaedic surgeons offer trampoline safety tips

Trampolines can be enjoyable entertainment for children and adults during the summer months. This low impact, rhythmic movement can improve coordination and strengthen the musculoskeletal system by increasing bone mass. However, this fun indoor and outdoor activity may cause serious injuries if proper precautions are not taken. According to research published in the January 1, 2019 issue […]

How About This? Dark Chocolate Can Bring on Weight Loss

How About This? Dark Chocolate Can Bring on Weight Loss

FLASH: Dark Chocolate May Help You Lose Weight Studies have found that eating chocolate 20 mins before and 5 mins after lunch and dinner have been shown to cut your appetite by up to 50%. As the flavonoids help decrease the potential for insulin resistance. It also contains healthy fats, which slow the absorption of […]

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams made the announcement, with Secretary Azar calling marijuana “a dangerous drug.” Officials […]

Red, red wine… could be good for the digestive system

Red, red wine… could be good for the digestive system

Time to raise a glass to your gut health? Scientists at King’s College London have found that red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts, a marker of gastrointestinal health, than those who drink other alcohol. Their paper, published in the journal Gastroenterology on Wednesday, explored the effects of beer, […]

Dark Chocolate: 1 of the Best Foods to Help Boost Mental Focus

Dark Chocolate: 1 of the Best Foods to Help Boost Mental Focus

Dark chocolate is full of neuroprotective flavonoids which benefit the health of the brain by promoting brain plasticity and helping your brain cells live longer. These flavonoids enhance cerebral blood flow which helps to improve attention span, memory, problem solving capabilities and reaction time. The flavonoid epicatechin found in cocoa and dark chocolate helps to […]

Gratitude is a Happiness Booster

Gratitude is a Happiness Booster

It has been proven that gratitude increases happiness, so be grateful for all the little things in life. In 1 study, participants were divided into 3 groups and 1 group was instructed to write about things that had happened during the week they were grateful for. The 2nd group wrote about things that had displeased […]

J&J (NYSE:JNJ) Fined on the Low End of Expectations, Will Appeal

J&J (NYSE:JNJ) Fined on the Low End of Expectations, Will Appeal

$JNJ Johnson & Johnson JNJ 129.64, +1.84, +1.4% outperformed despite being found liable in an opioid case in Oklahoma. JNJ was ordered to pay $572-M the low end of expectations and much less than the $17-B the state wanted. Johnson & Johnson plans to appeal the ruling. US drugmaker Johnson & Johnson faced a potential […]

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) agrees to buy Otezla rights for $13.4 bn: Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY)

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) agrees to buy Otezla rights for $13.4 bn: Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY)

Amgen has agreed to acquire the global rights to Otezla, a drug used for the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, for $13.4 billion in cash, Bristol Myers Squibb said Monday. The deal was linked to Bristol-Myers Squibbs’ merger with the Celgene Corporation, which is selling its rights to Otezla to gain regulatory approval for […]

KFC to test meatless chicken at Georgia restaurant

KFC to test meatless chicken at Georgia restaurant

$YUM, $BYND KFC (NYSE:YUM) will test vegetarian, plant-based chicken for one day in one restaurant in the US state of Georgia, the American fast food giant said on Monday. Complimentary samples of the new product, which was developed in partnership with Beyond Meat and is dubbed “Beyond Fried Chicken,” will be available at the KFC […]

Increase Your Metabolism: Drink More Water

Increase Your Metabolism: Drink More Water

Fully 70% of the Earth is water, as is 60% of your body. And water along with sleep is another thing we take for granted. Drinking water is 1 of the easiest ways to speed up your digestion, burn calories, and improve your metabolism. The recommended minimum is 8 glasses a day, but drinking more […]

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Linked with Fentanyl Trafficking

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Linked with Fentanyl Trafficking

$BTC, $BTCUSD Online criminals hawking lethal substances like fentanyl are demanding payments in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Monero, according to a new White House report. The report, intended to raise awareness about the fentanyl crisis, describes cryptocurrencies as one of the “predominant funding mechanisms associated with fentanyl trafficking.”  Cryptocurrencies apparently feature heavily in the 2 main […]

Optimistic People Live Longer and Sleep Better

Optimistic People Live Longer and Sleep Better

Optimism is associated with greater physical and mental health, and a Key reason why may be linked to its role in promoting better sleep. In a study of 3,548 people, those who were the most optimistic enjoyed higher quality sleep, hinting at the importance of a positive outlook in getting a good night’s rest. While […]

The Benefits For Women To Travel Alone at Least Once

The Benefits For Women To Travel Alone at Least Once

It was August 2017, and Sonya Pevzner stood on a small ledge, halfway up Washington’s imposing Mount Shuksan. With eight hours of climbing in the rearview mirror, only a single belay pitch stood between her and solid ground. Nervous jitters coursed through her body, leftovers from the stressful rappelling. But she felt something else, too: […]

Why Blood Pressure Matters

Why Blood Pressure Matters

A healthy blood pressure is 1 of the Key measures of a healthy heart, so our blood pressure is vitally important. The Big Q: What is blood pressure? The Big A: Blood pressure is a measure of the force against the walls of the human bodies arteries in response to the pumping of the heart. […]

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

“It’s never too late to improve your brain health,” says Lainey Younkin, MS, RD, LDN, registered dietitian and founder of Lainey Younkin Nutrition. These tips may help improve your physical health, your brain health, and your cognitive abilities, they are as follows. Aim for 150 mins or more of aerobic exercise each week. If you have […]

92% of HPV Caused Cancers Could Have Been Prevented Through a Vaccine

92% of HPV Caused Cancers Could Have Been Prevented Through a Vaccine

An estimated 92% of cancers caused by HPV could be prevented through vaccination, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday, adding that boosting immunization coverage was a key priority. Human papillomavirus was responsible for an estimated yearly average of 34,800 cancer cases between 2012 and 2016, according to a new study […]

The Fight Against Malaria Has Been Stalled Due To Lack In Investments

The Fight Against Malaria Has Been Stalled Due To Lack In Investments

The global fight against malaria has stalled and requires massive investment as well as political leadership, the UN health agency warned in a report published Friday. “The world is at a crossroads. Historical progress that has been achieved over the last decade is clearly slowing down,” Pedro Alonso, director of the World Health Organization’s malaria […]

Eat REAL Food to Improve Overall Health

Eat REAL Food to Improve Overall Health

A healthy diet is as important to your mental health as it is to your physical well being. The food that we eat has a direct correlation to the way we think and the decisions that we make. Without a proper diet, the mind cannot function properly enough and have the clarity to make the […]

Drinking Coffee in the Morning is Out

Drinking Coffee in the Morning is Out

Nutrition consultant with Carlyn Rosenblum, MS, RD has this to say about drinking coffee on an empty stomach in the morning before breakfast. “There are a few reasons why coffee isn’t great first thing in the morning, especially for women,” says Ms. Rosenblum. “First, it increases cortisol, which can negatively impact ovulation, weight and hormonal balance.” […]

Fruit Consumption Myths and Dieting

Fruit Consumption Myths and Dieting

Summer means fruit. Some varieties as appetising as melon, watermelon, peaches and strawberries are in season. And hot temperatures can put us in the mood for light and fresh meals. Indeed visitors from cooler areas to sunny climes, such as Spain, might be tempted to ‘fruit binge’, cutting back on other foodstuffs. That can be […]

Tokyo Olympics Being Reconsidered Due To Heat and Water Quality

Tokyo Olympics Being Reconsidered Due To Heat and Water Quality

Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organisers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar yesterday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year’s Summer Olympics. The three-day visit by the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), which includes a progress update and venue tour, […]

Understand Why and When You’re Having an Allergy

Understand Why and When You’re Having an Allergy

Allergies appear when the immune system reacts to a foreign substance such as pollen, bee venom, pet hair or a certain type of food, in this case, your immune system produces antibodies that identify a particular allergen as harmful, even if it is not. When you come into contact with the allergen, the reaction of […]

Lower Cholesterol at Home – Diet Tips

Lower Cholesterol at Home – Diet Tips

High cholesterol is downright dangerous – it is one of the major causes of heart disease. And, your cholesterol levels basically depend on what you fill your plates with. A healthy diet and lifestyle is all you need to keep your cholesterol levels in check. However, in case you already have mild to high cholesterol, […]

UAE Raise Tax 50% For Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices

UAE Raise Tax 50% For Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices

Sweetened beverages, sugary drinks and electronic smoking devices will be added into a list of excise taxable products by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Effective January 1st of next year, the move will be cutting the use of harmful products and adjust the behaviors of clients, a cabinet general secretariat statement assured. The UAE is […]

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

Cannabis has become the Gold Rush of 2019. Legalization in North America, growing acceptance in the global community, and sizable interest from corporate America is quickly fueling a sizable boom, especially when it comes to skincare. “There is a great deal of room for innovation in his sector, and topicals and beauty products are expected […]

LA, a Major US City, has 1,000’s of People Eating and Defecating in its Streets

LA, a Major US City, has 1,000’s of People Eating and Defecating in its Streets

Homelessness has spiked in the State of California. Los Angeles especially has witnessed a massive increase. Between Ys 2018-2019 LA County’s homeless population grew by 16%. The City of Los Angeles experienced a similar phenom as its population grew at a slightly slower rate. The thousands of new people calling the streets their home has […]

Expose Yourself to Sunlight

Expose Yourself to Sunlight

The human body needs the light from the Sun in order to function well. Studies suggest a correlation between people who work after Midnight or in locations that have no natural light, like dark factories or mine shafts, and mental health issues, like depression, sleep disorders, and other cognitive problems. This is explained by their […]

The Cream in Your Coffee and Tea

The Cream in Your Coffee and Tea

When Cream hits the Coffee the results are magical, here is why. Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. Statistics show that more than 50% the US population drink coffee on a daily basis. Further, those individuals drink 3.1 cups of ‘Java’ every 1 day. In the last several years, coffee […]

Scientist Get Closer To The Cause of Stuttering Through Mice Tests

Scientist Get Closer To The Cause of Stuttering Through Mice Tests

Researchers believe that stuttering – a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder – stems from problems with the circuits in the brain that control speech, but precisely how and where these problems occur is unknown. Using a mouse model of stuttering, scientists report that a loss of cells in the brain called astrocytes are associated […]

US Bacteria Infecting Lungs – FDA Quickly Approves Xenleta For Treatment

US Bacteria Infecting Lungs – FDA Quickly Approves Xenleta For Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. “This new drug provides another option for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a serious disease,” said Ed Cox, M.D., M.P.H., director of FDA’s Office of Antimicrobial Products. “For managing this serious disease, it is important for […]

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness, and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with the flowers, trees and grass come pollen. The discomfort caused by pollen can be felt by many people, like watery eyes or a […]

Removing South Africa’s Two-Tier Healthcare System

Removing South Africa’s Two-Tier Healthcare System

Performance in South Africa’s two-tier health system – the public and the private – has been worsening for some time. Politicians have attempted to attribute the decline in the public sector to a myriad of ills, none of their making. These include migrants; insufficient funds; insufficient staff; medical schemes; lawyers suing them for medical negligence; […]

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with their usual eating habits, a recent experiment suggests.  Researchers studied 1,252 women who had obesity, high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before they conceived — all so-called […]

Eating Disorders Surveyed In Australia

Eating Disorders Surveyed In Australia

Last week, federal health minister Greg Hunt announced that more than 60,000 Australians will be asked about their mental health and well-being as part of the intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study. The mental health survey will be run in 2020, with new data on how common mental illness is due the year after. This […]

FDA Approves Treatment For Scoliosis

FDA Approves Treatment For Scoliosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the most common form of scoliosis, called idiopathic scoliosis, that has not responded to conservative treatment options, such as external bracing.  The device, called The Tether – Vertebral Body Tethering System, is […]

FDA Pushes For Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Boxes

FDA Pushes For Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Boxes

The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new graphic warnings are a dramatic improvement over the current text-only warnings that have become stale and unnoticed, they […]

Solar Powered Sunscreen Kiosk Designed To Protect Conveniently and Affordably

Solar Powered Sunscreen Kiosk Designed To Protect Conveniently and Affordably

ISF Incubator, the startup arm of Intellectual Ventures, today announced its partnership with a second startup company in Singapore, No Fry Zone. The company will provide on-demand access to sunscreen products for beachgoers and outdoor adventurers, with the first kiosks installed at Sentosa this month. No Fry Zone follows ISF Incubator’s first international startup, Secur3DP+, which was launched […]

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