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What you need to know about antibiotic resistance

What you need to know about antibiotic resistance

The overuse of antibiotics is now an epidemic in the United States and it is creating antibiotic resistance. They are prescribed for almost everything. The issue with taking too many antibiotics is that they kill good bacteria in the gut, which makes it more difficult to fight infections in the […]

by December 16, 2014
Sleep-related breathing problems and lack of sleep may increase obesity risk in kids

Sleep-related breathing problems and lack of sleep may increase obesity risk in kids

Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may both double the risk of a child becoming obese by the age of 15, according to research from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The positive news is that both of these problems can be fixed with the […]

by December 13, 2014
Bee propolis promotes hair growth

Bee propolis promotes hair growth

Hair loss is something that can affect one’s confidence and with the right steps it may be avoided. According to the American Hair Loss Association, by the age of 50, approximately 85% of men will have significantly thinning hair. Hair loss is not just a male disease, as women actually make […]

by December 12, 2014
Smoking still causes large number of deaths in U.S.

Smoking still causes large number of deaths in U.S.

A recent American Cancer Society study shows that even with significant dropping smoking rates, cigarettes still account for about 3 out of 10 deaths in the United States. The study suggests that efforts to reduce smoking in the U.S. should be considered a top priority in order to prevent cancer […]

by December 11, 2014
Going to sleep earlier could boost happiness

Going to sleep earlier could boost happiness

The time you go to bed, and sleep duration, might actually affect worrying and stress. Jacob Nota and Meredith Coles from Binghamton University in the New York found that people with shorter sleep duration and later bed times are often plagued with more negative thoughts than those with regular sleep […]

by December 10, 2014
Antioxidant capacity of orange juice is multiplied tenfold

Antioxidant capacity of orange juice is multiplied tenfold

Did you know that the antioxidant capacity of orange juice and other foods might be underestimated? A new technique developed by a research team from the University of Granada shows that antioxidant capacity values are up to ten times higher than what current methods show. The results suggest that food […]

by December 6, 2014
Broccoli and garlic can fight cancer

Broccoli and garlic can fight cancer

We have heard how good broccoli and garlic are for us. There is more promising news that broccoli and garlic can fight cancer. Cancers such as melanoma, prostate cancer, and some types of leukemia weaken the body by over-driving the immune system. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen discovered that […]

by December 4, 2014
Why home-cooked meals are key to healthier diet

Why home-cooked meals are key to healthier diet

People who eat home-cooked meals frequently consume fewer calories than those who cook less, according to research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Eating meals cooked at home ensures that you know exactly what is in your food. Healthy home-cooked are an important part of a healthy living […]

by November 23, 2014