Saturday, August 19, 2017

Eating Almonds Shown to Help Remove Cholesterol, Improve HDL Levels

Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body,...

Study Shows High Dose Vitamin C Improves Treatment of Brain and...

Clinical trials have found that regularly infusing brain and lung cancer patients with 800 to 1000 times the daily recommended amount of vitamin C...

Compound in Avocados, Leafy Greens, Shown to Slow Brain Aging

Spinach and kale are favorites of those looking to stay physically fit, but they also could keep consumers cognitively fit, according to a new...

Eye Freckles? Dark Spots on Iris Linked to Sun Exposure, Risk...

In a study well-timed for summer, vision scientists have found that eye freckles, dark spots on the colored part of the eye (iris), are...

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Obesity, Heart Disease and Diabetes

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a...

Daily Tomato Consumption Reduces Skin Cancer Tumors by Half in Study

Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a new study into nutritional interventions to reduce the incidence of skin cancers....

Plastic Food Packaging Chemicals Linked to Chronic Diseases in Men

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials have been linked to increased incidence of cardiovascular disease, Type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to...

Popular Prostate Drug Linked to Serious Side Effects in New Study

Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with the commonly prescribed Avodart (Dutsteride) may put men at an increased risk for diabetes, elevated cholesterol levels,...

Daily Consumption of Coffee May Prevent Hardening of The Liver

Chronic liver diseases rank as the 12th cause of death worldwide and is associated with unhealthy lifestyles. Conversely, a healthier lifestyle can help prevent...

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Invasive Bacteria in the Colon

Metabolic disease, particularly Type 2 diabetes, has been linked to invasive bacteria that penetrate the mucus lining of the colon, according to a new...

Common Antioxidant Slows Skin Aging in Humans

New work from the University of Maryland suggests that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical can slow the aging of human skin. The researchers...

Eating Beans Instead of Beef Would Sharply Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

A team of researchers from four American universities says the key to reducing harmful greenhouse gases (GHG) in the short term is more likely...