Monday, January 16, 2017

New Study Links Hot Peppers to Longer Life

Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found...

Diet High in Red Meat Linked to Diverticulitis

A high dietary intake of red meat, particularly of the unprocessed variety, is linked to a heightened risk of developing the common inflammatory bowel...

Thirteen Ways to Keep Free Radicals Away, and Why it’s so...

We hear a lot about antioxidants, and we are encouraged to eat foods that are rich in them. But what exactly are they, and...

Restoring Bladder Control to Prevent Incontinence

By Lane Lenard, Ph.D. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common disorder affecting at least 51 million people in the United States. Women are especially prone to...

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Can diet alone be used to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC)? It's a question Dr. David Suskind, a gastroenterologist at Seattle Children's,...

Gelatin, Vitamin C Regenerate Collagen in Damaged Joints, Tendons and Ligaments

A new study from Keith Baar's Functional Molecular Biology Laboratory at the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences and the Australian Institute of Sport...

Magnesium In Your Diet: Risks Of Heart Disease And 5 Other...

By Lizette Borreli We all know vitamins and minerals such as calcium are vital nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy. Magnesium, a versatile mineral, is often overlooked,...

Prepackaged Salads Encourage Growth of Salmonella

A new study shows that small amounts of damage to salad leaves in bagged salads encourage the presence of Salmonella enterica. Juices released from damaged...

New Study Uncovers Unexpected Antiaging Benefits of Vitamin D

It it appears that vitamin D has much wider effects than previously recognized, according to researchers at the Buck Institute in northern California. Working...

FDA: Homeopathic Teething Gels May Have Killed 10 Babies, Sickened 400

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned parents to stop using homeopathic products to treat their babies’ teething pains, citing an investigation into “adverse events" linked to the...

Calcium Supplements May Clog Arteries and Damage Heart

After 10 years of medical tests on more than 6,000 people in a federally funded heart disease study, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and elsewhere...

New Study: One Gene Controls Your Preference for Foods High in...

People who carry variants in a particular gene have an increased preference for high fat food, but a decreased preference for sugary foods. This...