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Vaping ‘Can Damage Vital Immune System Cells’

Vaping ‘Can Damage Vital Immune System Cells’

August 14, 2018 | 2,093 Views

Vaping — smoking e-cigarettes — has become the go-to alternative for those who struggle to give up smoking. While it’s generally believed that vaping is safer than smoking because there are reduced numbers of carcinogens, a new...

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

August 14, 2018 | 2,839 Views

For decades, saturated fats have been mistakenly blamed for causing high cholesterol levels and clogged arteries, while vegetable oils were anointed as the only fats you should consume. If you’ve been centering your diet on this misinformation...

Join the Fight to Get Mercury Out of Your Mouth

Join the Fight to Get Mercury Out of Your Mouth

August 14, 2018 | 5,989 Views

How would you feel if you found out you’d been lied to all along when it comes to your dental health? If you’ve ever had a cavity, and your dentist put “silver” fillings in your teeth, then you may be surprised to learn those...

Your Child Is Nervous About the New School Year, Which May Be Normal — or Not

Your Child Is Nervous About the New School Year, Which May Be Normal — or Not

August 14, 2018 | 255 Views

If your child has jitters about starting the new school year, it’s really not something to be too worried about. But, if they display symptoms of anxiety that are severe, persistent to the point of phobia or even panic, you may want to enlist...

A Doctor Cracked His Own Knuckles for 60 Years to Prove It Doesn’t Cause Arthritis

A Doctor Cracked His Own Knuckles for 60 Years to Prove It Doesn’t Cause Arthritis

August 14, 2018 | 286 Views

In a one-person experiment that may bring a chuckle to some, a California doctor spent 60 years cracking his knuckles to see if knuckle cracking causes arthritis. To have a proper comparison, the doctor cracked only the knuckles on his left hand...

Study Suggests Cancer Is a Metabolic Disorder Rather Than a Genetic Disease

Study Suggests Cancer Is a Metabolic Disorder Rather Than a Genetic Disease

August 13, 2018 | 1,386 Views

A study of more than 1,200 cancer patients has found that cancer is a metabolic disorder that develops under the stress of metabolic nutrient deprivation. Breast cancer patients, in particular, were found to have changes in their metabolism that...

Older Adults on Dialysis Face Higher Risk for Dementia

Older Adults on Dialysis Face Higher Risk for Dementia

August 13, 2018 | 362 Views

Older kidney disease patients on dialysis have a higher risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, according to a new study reported by Futurity. The findings support previous research that showed cognitive decline in older dialysis patients....

Coaching Parents May Reduce Child’s Obesity

Coaching Parents May Reduce Child’s Obesity

August 12, 2018 | 4,179 Views

Statistics show that 20 to 25 percent of 2- to 5-year-olds are overweight or obese, but a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) may help reduce that number. This study showed that babies of new mothers taught...

Why Blue Light Is ‘Toxic’ to Your Eyes

Why Blue Light Is ‘Toxic’ to Your Eyes

August 12, 2018 | 968 Views

That light glaring at you from computer screen or cellphone not only is a sleep inhibitor, but bad for your eyes, according to a study published in Scientific Reports. The harms are great: Age-related macular degeneration — a leading cause of...

7 Ways to Eat to Boost Your Brainpower Without Taking Supplements

7 Ways to Eat to Boost Your Brainpower Without Taking Supplements

August 11, 2018 | 10,206 Views

The best way to boost your memory, concentration and mental performance is to eat your way there with foods containing nutrients known for improving cognitive performance. Seven of those foods, according to SBS Australia , are: caffeine; nuts;...

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