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Study links people who don’t get enough sleep to poor nutrition

Poor sleep has been linked to poor nutrition, but it’s unclear why the two may appear together. The association between the issues was revealed...

Dietary supplements are causing ‘severe’ health issues in kids

A new study led by Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health warns that dietary supplements are causing serious health issues in some kids...

Elderly care in USA depends on immigrants study shows

The Institute of Medicine projected that 3.5 million new health care workers will be needed by 2030. A study published this week in Health...

Vaping firms get nicotine warning as Feds target influencer promos

US watchdogs are cracking down on vape liquid firms using social media influencers to push e-cigarette products, warning several brands over missing health disclaimers....

White meat has same impact as red meat on ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

A new study has bad news for dieters monitoring their heart health: white meat has the same impact on cholesterol levels as red meat....

Human endurance cap calculated: Here’s where you hit the wall

In a study published this week, researchers have calculated the limit of human endurance. The study used data from human endurance events and transcontinental...

Drinking unsalted tomato juice has surprising impact on cholesterol

The modern Western diet drives high blood pressure and elevated LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol, both of which are risk factors for developing a variety of...

Harvard says stem cell genes can be edited in living systems

Researchers at Harvard University have shown that gene-editing systems can be delivered directly to where the cells live rather than being used in a...

Suicide rate: Psychologist reveals why depression is rising in Nigeria

A Clinical Pyschologist and Emotions Therapist, Mr Enitan Oyenuga, Wednesday attributed the high rate of depression and suicide amongst youths in Nigeria to emotional...

One night of poor sleep quality can cause risky blood pressure change

Many people experience occasional nights of poor sleep quality typically due to going to bed too late, exposure to blue light from gadgets, consuming...

Study warns eating omelets every day may jeopardize heart health

A large study that tracked nearly 30,000 adults for up to 31 years found a link between eating eggs and an increased risk of...

7 Animals Disgusting Possible Only Living in Your ears

Even sometimes needed medical treatment to remove these parasites. Here is the true story of seven people whose ear never possessed animals disgusting.   1. Spider A...

Coffee isn’t as risky to heart health as some studies claim

Coffee may not be as risky to heart health as past research has indicated, a new study has found. The research comes from Queen...

Brushing and flossing teeth may be key to reducing Alzheimer’s risk

Brushing your teeth regularly may be a key part of preventing the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study concludes. Poor oral hygiene ultimately...

Lab-grown insect meat may be key ingredient in future meals

The future of environmentally friendly food may rely heavily on lab-grown insect meat, according to a new scientific report. Unlike lab-grown beef, pork, and...

China deploys robots in schools for daily health inspections

More than 2,000 preschools in China have introduced robots used for daily health inspections, according to a new report. The robots, which feature fun...

Study finds these seven metrics predict future heart disease risk

Though it’s impossible to know whether any given person will end up developing cardiovascular disease later in life, there are known factors and lifestyle...

Afternoon naps may improve IQ, mood and behavior in older kids

Research out of the University of Pennsylvania highlights the numerous benefits associated with napping during childhood. The large study involved around 3,000 kids in...

Measles outbreaks 2019: Why both sides are wrong

In the following article we’re speaking about the measles outbreaks (yes, plural) inside the United States in the year 2019. The title is written...

Popular heartburn drugs linked to serious disease and cancer risks

Popular heartburn drugs have been linked to serious health risks, including increased odds of developing stomach cancer, fatal cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease....

Ultra-processed food studies raise alarm over vast health risks

A new batch of research highlights a number of health risks linked to eating ultra-processed foods, which include things like soda, chips, packaged sweets,...

Energy drink study finds heart risk, but don’t blame caffeine

The American Heart Association has published a new study that warns consuming a large energy drink in a short period of time may jeopardize...

Micro-submarines may one day deliver medications inside the body

Engineers at UNSW have shown that it is possible to deliver medications directly to affected organs using tiny, self-propelled micro-submarines. The researchers have developed...

High ‘bad’ cholesterol levels linked to early-onset Alzheimer’s

A rare form of Alzheimer’s disease that manifests at an atypically young age has been linked to high levels of LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol. The...

Burnout is now a real medical condition

Burnout isn’t just an hazard of modern life, it’s now a medical diagnosis, with the World Health Organization adding the condition to its official...

Vaping these popular flavors may cause ‘significant’ health damage

A new study out of Stanford University School of Medicine warns that vaping flavored nicotine liquids, including versions that don’t contain nicotine, may cause...

Antibiotics found in rivers at up to 300 times over ‘safe’ levels

A new study warns that antibiotics levels in rivers around the world are at levels up to 300 times higher than what is considered...

Limiting screen use for one week may improve teenagers’ sleep – study

Sleep problems suffered by teenagers can be improved after just one week by limiting evening exposure to light-emitting screens on mobile phones, tablets and computers,...

Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew capsule passes major propulsion tests

Boeing reports the successful completion of CST-100 Starliner propulsion tests, revealing that it proved the vehicle’s ability to maneuver in space during its work...

Gaming disorder gets WHO recognition as legitimate condition

The World Health Organization now officially recognizes ‘Gaming Disorder’ as a condition, though critics say there isn’t enough evidence to substantiate it. The decision...

FDA approves $2.1m gene therapy for infants with rare genetic disease

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its first approval for a gene therapy treatment targeting young children. The gene therapy is called...

Common Western diet ingredient may put pregnant women at risk

An essential fatty acid commonly found in Western diets may put pregnant women at risk for increased uterine contractions, inflammation, and more, according to...

Researchers develop kit that lets anyone test stress levels at home

Stress isn’t a fleeting emotion for many, but rather a persistent reality with a very real impact on one’s physical and mental health. When...

Health officials and CDC discussed no-fly list for measles patients

Officials at both the local and state levels consulted with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about putting some people who were...

Scientists find simple method to avoid gaining weight over holidays

Researchers have published a study just ahead of Memorial Day that reveals a simple, safe way to avoid packing on pounds over the holiday....

This simple dietary change may reverse mid-life gut bacteria crises

Middle age tends to include select unwanted physiological changes, including potential decreases in cognitive performance. There’s no clear explanation for what drives these issues,...

This groundbreaking human cell division model could help cure cancer

Scientists have released the first visualization of human cell division, paving the way for new potential treatments for cancer and other diseases. Mitosis is...

FDA approves easier tests for America’s most common STIs

New, easier tests for two of the most common STIs have been cleared by the US FDA, paving the way for more rapid –...

Study links preventable cancers with different types of poor diets

Poor diets are widely associated with the development of certain cancers, including the excessive consumption of processed meats and sugary drinks. A new study...

Eating unhealthy meals at work puts long-term health at risk

Making poor dietary decisions during the work day may put one’s long-term health at risk, according to a new study. Low-quality meals sourced from...

This nasal spray stops med-resistant depression in trials

The nasal spray medication called Esketamine was approved by the FDA this year for treatment of drug-resistant depression – and we’ve done a bit...

Half of American kids and teens have high cholesterol levels

A quarter of children and teenagers in the United States have clinically high cholesterol levels, according to a new study. These high cholesterol levels...

Eating better and taking probiotics may be key to alleviating anxiety

Anxiety, a common mental health issue that impacts many adults at some point during their lives, may be reduced through a combination of probiotic...

Stroke risk study on eggs and cholesterol has good news for dieters

The research surrounding egg consumption, overall dietary cholesterol levels, and stroke risk remains murky. Some studies have found a link between diets high in...

Google built a lung cancer diagnosing AI and the implications are huge

An innovative system to predict lung cancer could make a huge change in survival rates, with Google exploring how artificial intelligence could dramatically improve...

Adding these foods to low-fat diets may slash breast cancer death risk

Diet may have an important impact on one’s risk of dying from breast cancer, according to new research out of the American Society of...

Impossible Foods new fake-meat sausage arrives on Little Caesars pizza

Impossible Foods is spreading its faux-meat, with a new plant-based sausage set to appear on the Little Caesars Impossible Supreme pizza. The latest in...

T-Cell “training” video could help fight Type 1 diabetes

Forget outer space or the deep ocean or even the quantum realm. Our bodies are a microcosm of its own, with many parts and...

Breastfeeding linked to major long-term heart health benefits

Breastfeeding may have long-term cardiovascular health benefits in mothers, particularly in cases where the breastfeeding took place over a longer period of time. The...

Study warns e-cigarette marketing has major impact on teen use

A new study out of Stanford University warns that promotional materials related to electronic cigarettes and other tobacco alternatives have a major impact on...

Milk carton of the future shows exact expiration with QR code

Food scientists are developing a milk carton suitable for a future in which most people own a smartphone, Cornell University has announced. The cartons...

Landmark study links ultra-processed food with overeating, weight gain

In what has been called the first study of its kind, researchers have found that consuming ‘ultra-processed’ foods results in overeating and, as a...

A ton of Call of Duty: Mobile details just dropped

Back in March, Activision revealed Call of Duty: Mobile. As pre-registration for the game continues, Activision today dropped a lot of details about how the...

Newly developed addiction-free pain reliever targets inflammation

Researchers with the University of Virginia have detailed the discovery of a potential new pain reliever that shows promise for offering relief without the...

Fast walkers may live longer regardless of body weight

A recent study found that people who walk at faster paces may live longer than people who walk slower. The data was self-reported by...

Tomato pan-genome project may improve tomatoes taste

Fans of tomatoes would agree that most store-bought varieties lack flavor. A group of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Boyce...

Seashells in ancient amber: A science mystery

A mysterious blob of amber appeared in a study published this week in PNAS. In the ancient piece of tree resin were bits of...

Popular weed killer glyphosate linked to liver disease in humans

Exposure to controversial and commonly used herbicide glyphosate has been linked to the development of liver disease in humans, a new study has revealed....

Caffeine addiction boosts ability to smell faint traces of coffee

People who regularly drink coffee are able to sniff out even the faintest whiffs of coffee aroma, according to a new study. The research...

Anambra resident doctors begin indefinite strike

The Association of Resident Doctors of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, COOUTH, Amaku Awka, have embarked on an indefinite strike. The doctors said the...

Fecal transplant trial is first step toward possible obesity treatment

The results from the first randomized clinical trial on fecal transplants for obesity are in, paving the way for a potential future treatment that...

How many daily cups of coffee are safe? Study offers surprising answer

Coffee is often touted for its energizing effects, and it is widely consumed in some countries starting at relatively young ages. The array of...

Highly effective blood pressure diet may also cut heart failure risk

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) funded a number of studies that ultimately resulted in the formation of a heart-healthy diet called...

Gilead pledges free PrEP HIV med in US: What you need to know

Pharma giant Gilead will donate HIV treatment and prevention drugs for up to 200,000 people per year, with the free PrEP amounting to as...

Anger may fuel the development of many chronic illnesses

The American Psychological Association has published new research warning that anger may fuel the development of chronic illnesses in older adults. According to the...

Meditation causes ‘particularly unpleasant’ effects in many people

Meditation has become a popular activity in many countries, where it is generally presented as a positive lifestyle habit that potentially improves mental and...

Paleontologist discover new T-rex relative and dub it Suskityrannus

The most famous of all the dinosaurs is the Tyrannosaurus rex or T-rex. Virginia Tech paleontologist Sterling Nesbitt discovered the fossilized remains of a...

UDS drug tests show false-positives for these common meds

Today we’re going to have a chat about drugs, and how the medication you’re likely taking could lead to a false-positive on a urine...

Swapping carbs with fresh avocado found to suppress hunger

Research out of the Illinois Institute of Technology reveals that swapping the refined carbohydrates in your meals with fresh avocados may reduce hunger later...

MIT deep learning model aims to predict future cancer risk

MIT has teamed up with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to create a new deep learning model that can predict from a patients mammogram if...

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