Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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...

Chagas Disease Spreading to US, Death Rate Higher Than Expected

Chagas disease is classified as one of the 17 most important neglected diseases by the World Health Organization. Now, researchers have found that even...

Tomato Extract Fights Stomach Cancer, Ripe for Further Study

A new study shows that whole tomato extracts from two different Southern Italy varieties inhibit gastric cancer cell growth and malignant features, paving the way...

Low-Glycemic Diet May Stop Age-Related Eye Disease

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in adults over the age of 50. Now researchers at Tufts University have published a new...

Vitamin D Deficiency is Widespread, Linked to Sunscreen Use and Chronic...

Results from a clinical review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels...

Science or Snake Oil: Can Turmeric Really Shrink Tumors, Reduce Pain...

Turmeric is a yellow coloured spice widely used in Indian and South East Asian cuisine. It’s prepared from the root of a plant called Curcuma...

Reducing Salt Intake Doesn’t Lower Blood Pressure in New Study

A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood...

Sleep-Inducing Component of Traditional Herb (Ashwagandha) Identified

Can't sleep? Your sleep problems may be improved if you try an Indian herb, Ashwagandha. Researchers in the sleep institute in Japan found that...