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Researchers Say That Triclosan In Hand Sanitizers Can Cause Colon Problems

Researchers discovered that triclosan, a chemical found in household products, could cause health problems in the colon. They tested the chemical on mice to reach this hypothesis.

Health June 1, 2018

People Who Have A Keen Sense Of Smell Will Enjoy Sex More, New Study Suggests

A new study showed that people who had a high sensitivity to smell enjoyed sex more. The study, which was conducted by team of researchers in Germany, tested 42 women and 28 men.

Health June 2, 2018

New Study Suggests That A Woman's Voice Becomes 'Deeper' After Giving Birth To Her First Child

A team of researchers has discovered that women, who have just given birth to their first child, experience voice change. The team noted that this is only a temporary effect that lasts for about a year.

Health May 30, 2018

South African Man Who Claims To Be 114 Years Old Wants To Finally Quit Smoking

A man from South Africa who is claiming to be 114 years old wants to finally quit smoking. He claimed that he couldn't overcome his addiction to smoking because of the "devil".

Health May 30, 2018

American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

The American Cancer Society created new guidelines and recommendations related to colon cancer. This comes after the alarming rise of the condition among younger adults.

Health May 30, 2018

Why A 32-Year-Old Dad Wanted To 'Cut Off His Leg' After A Brush With Common Hogweed

Nathan Davies, 32, said that he nearly lost his left leg after a severe skin infection. His skin came in contact with common hogweed, which caused lime disease.

Health May 30, 2018

Scientists Create The Very First 3D-Printed Human Corneas

Two researchers at Newcastle University created the world’s first 3D-printed human corneas. They were able to take cornea stem cells along with bio-ink to create 3D circular corneas.

Health May 30, 2018

People Who Wear Glasses Are Indeed More Intelligent, Genetic Study Reveals

A genetic study found a link between poor eyesight and better cognitive function. An older study also found an association between nearsightedness and tendency to attain a higher level of education.

Health May 30, 2018

Woman Dies After Doctor Removed Her Ovaries During Surgery Without Consent

When asked why he removed the woman’s ovaries, Anthony Dixon said they were getting in the way. The doctor, renowned for treating patients with bowel problems using vaginal mesh implants, is now under investigation by the NHS.

Health May 30, 2018

Too Much Protein Isn’t Good For Your Heart, Says New Study

Think high-protein foods are good for you? Think again. A new study claims that too much of them may lead to increased risks of heart failure.

Health May 31, 2018

Woman Diagnosed With Skin Cancer Refuses To Stop Her Addiction To Sun Tanning

A 51-year-old woman who was diagnosed with skin cancer continues to suntan. The woman claimed she is 'addicted' to brown skin and used very little protection in the past when she would sunbathe.

Health May 29, 2018

Purdue Pharma Knew Oxycontin Was Being Abused Since The Late '90s

A document was leaked that Purdue Pharma knew Oxycontin was being abused by users since the late '90s. Apparently it didn't stop the drugmaker from continuing to aggressively market the drug.

Health May 29, 2018

Cockroach Milk Could Be The Next Superfood Trend: Here Are Other Unusual Milk Drinks You Can Try

Cockroach milk was found to be complete with nutrients and proteins, making it entirely possible to become the next superfood trend. What other kinds of milk are as unusual?

Health May 30, 2018

1 in 25 Children In England Have Been Classified As 'Severely Obese'

In England, the amount of children who have become obese has doubled according to new data. Children between the ages of 10-11 years old are at risk of having their adult lives cut short due to their excessive weight gain.

Health May 29, 2018

26-Year-Old Man Got A 6-Inch Shower Head Stuck In His Rectum And Had It Removed

An unidentified 26-year-old man reportedly fell and got a 6-inch shower head stuck in his rectum. Doctors surgically removed the shower head, and the patient was discharged after 48 hours of observation.

Health May 29, 2018

Aerobic Exercising Can Help Treat Addictions To Alcohol And Drugs, A New Study Suggests

A new study shows that aerobic exercising can help combat a person's addiction to drugs and alcohol. This particular exercise also helps reduce stress and depression as well as many physical health issues.

Health May 29, 2018

High-Protein Diet Helps Heart Failure Survivors Live Longer, Study Claims

A research team presented to the European Society of Cardiology a study that focused on heart failure patients. The team found that older adults who consumed higher amounts of protein could live longer.

Health May 29, 2018

New Superfood: Here's How Cockroach Milk Is Made

Cockroach milk extracted from Pacific Beetle roach that gives birth to live young is healthier than cow's milk and could be the next superfood. How did researchers milk cockroach?

Health May 29, 2018

Placenta Linked To Greater Risk Of Schizophrenia, ADHD, Autism, And Tourettes Syndrome

A new study pointed to placenta as the link between higher risk of hereditary schizophrenia for individuals whose mothers experienced complicated pregnancies. The findings might also be applicable for other neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, autism, and Tourettes syndrome.

Health May 30, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Better At Diagnosing Skin Cancer Than Doctors

A group of researchers trained an artificial intelligence to accurately diagnose malignant melanomas and pitted it against actual dermatologists. As it turns out, the machine outperformed the man.

Health May 30, 2018

France Made 1 Million Smokers Quit In 2017

The government of France helped 1 million smokers quit the life-threatening habit in 2017. The significant decline in smokers was attributed to a national anti-smoking campaign that included reimbursements for people moving to tobacco substitutes and cigarette price increases.

Health May 29, 2018

Chewing Gum While You Walk May Help You Lose Weight, Study Says

Chewing gum while walking may be beneficial for those who are looking to lose weight and stay slim, according to researchers from Japan. Here’s how they came to this conclusion.

Health May 30, 2018

Most Commonly Consumed Vitamins, Mineral Supplements May Not Prevent Heart Attacks, Premature Death

Vitamin D, calcium, vitamin C, and multivitamins do not have consistent benefits in preventing heart disease, stroke, and premature death. What supplements reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease?

Health May 29, 2018

Obese People Should Be Allowed To Start Work Later: UK Government Adviser

Stephan Bevan said that obesity should be treated like any other health condition. He also recommended that obese workers should be given an extra hour to arrive at work. Here's why.

Health May 28, 2018

Scientists Are Editing Rice Genes To Make Them Produce More

Scientists have created the perfect rice plant that is not only slightly more vulnerable to environmental factors but able to produce up to 31 percent more grain. Ethical questions on gene editing remain, however.

Health May 29, 2018

FDA Approves AI Algorithm To Help Doctors Diagnose Fractures Faster

On Thursday, May 24, the FDA approved an AI-based software to detect wrist fractures. The software called OsteoDetect uses artificial intelligence to help doctors make a diagnosis faster.

Health May 28, 2018

Newly Identified ALS Mechanism May Pave Way For Treatment That Can Cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Reduced levels of the microRNA miR-126-5 were linked to toxicity in patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Manipulating the molecule can improve ALS symptoms and slow down the neuron degeneration process.

Health May 28, 2018

Metal Pieces In Hormel’s Spam May Cause Oral Injuries: More Than 228,000 Pounds Of Products Recalled

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recalled Spam Classic, Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf, and other canned pork and chicken products due to possible contamination of metal pieces. There were reports linked to minor oral injuries after consuming the products.

Health May 28, 2018

Sunscreen Tips For Summer: What SPF To Use, How Long Do Sunscreens Last, And More

Sunscreen is important to protect our skin from the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet rays. Here are the best sunscreen tips, including SPF levels, sunscreen effectiveness, safe sunscreen brands, and more.

Health May 28, 2018

Treating Clothes With Permethrin Insecticide May Prevent Tick-Borne Diseases: Other Effective Ways To Prevent Tick Bites

Clothes treated with permethrin insecticide may prevent tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, a CDC study revealed. Here are other ways to avoid tick bites.

Health May 27, 2018

The Best Of Both Worlds: A Company In Canada Is Making Cannabis Beer

A Canadian company is trying to brew non-alcoholic beer made from cannabis, with a projected launch next year. That comes with its own set of challenges.

Health May 29, 2018

How Leg Exercises Can Actually Improve Brain Health And Help Deal With Stress

Researchers reveal that leg exercises can dramatically improve the functionality of the brain. They discovered that a lack of weight-bearing exercises could reduce neural stem cell production by 70 percent.

Health May 27, 2018

Fentanyl Bust In Nebraska Seizes 118 Pounds Of Opioid Drug Enough To Kill 26 Million People

More than $20 million worth of fentanyl drug were seized by the Nebraska State Patrol during a routine traffic stop. It was the largest fentanyl seizure in the history of Nebraska.

Health May 27, 2018

Mussels In Puget Sound Test Positive For Opioids, Other Drugs: Should People Stop Eating The Shellfish?

Traces of the opioid painkiller oxycodone, as well as antidepressants, a potentially carcinogenic chemotherapy drug, and surfactants used in detergents, were detected in mussels in Puget Sound. Is it still safe to eat shellfish?

Health May 27, 2018

Doctor Claims He Can Cure Diseases Through Sound Files

A homeopathic doctor who practices in the Bay Area is selling eRemedies, which are sound files that he claims can cure diseases such as diarrhea, Ebola, and malaria. The doctor is now in danger of losing his medical license.

Health May 27, 2018

Cockroach Milk Has More Protein And Nutrients Than Regular Milk: The Next Superfood Trend?

Cockroach milk may still need some time before becoming the next superfood trend despite it being supposedly nutritious and protein-rich. What are superfoods and why are they trendy?

Health May 27, 2018

52 People In Utah Were Poisoned By Fake Cannabis Oil, CDC Claims

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claimed that 52 Utah residents were poisoned after they consumed fake cannabis oil. The drug that made them sick was a synthetic cannabinoid known as 4-cyano CUMYL-BUTINACA.

Health May 26, 2018

Hot Dogs Vs. Hamburgers, Which Is Better For You To Eat?

Is a hot dog a healthier option than a hamburger? Experts have broken down the number of calories and sodium in each of these summer classic foods and the answer may be surprising.

Health May 29, 2018

Hepatitis A Outbreak In Michigan Is Worst In History

Michigan recorded the highest cases of hepatitis A. Experts said that this latest outbreak differs from the previous ones due to the number of fatalities.

Health May 29, 2018

FDA Warns Of So-Called 'Sunscreen Pills': What Are They?

Can so-called 'sunscreen pills' really protect the skin from harmful UV rays? FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says no pills can replace topical sunscreens.

Health May 26, 2018

Health Officials Caution Public About Hepatitis A Outbreak In Nashville

Nashville has been hit with a Hepatitis A outbreak, with more than a dozen cases now confirmed. In an attempt to curb its spread, the city will offer free vaccines next week.

Health May 26, 2018

Ebola Outbreak Persists In DRC: How Ebola Vaccine Can Help Deal With The Threat

Can the Ebola vaccine really help stop the outbreak? The vaccine is yet to be approved, but it has so far proven to be 100 percent effective in preventing Ebola.

Health May 26, 2018

Jury Orders J&J To Pay $26 Million Of Damages In Another Talcum Powder Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson is set to pay almost $26 million after a jury ruled in a talcum powder case. The complainant is diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly form of cancer that affects the lungs, heart, and stomach.

Health May 26, 2018

Graphic Cigarette-style Packaging For Sugary Drinks Deter Young Adults From Purchase

A new research found that young adults were more likely to avoid sugary drinks with graphic warnings about tooth decay, obesity, and type-2 diabetes. The study was presented at the 2018 European Congress on Obesity.

Health May 26, 2018

Brain-Damaging Virus Kills At Least 11 In India: What Is Nipah Virus?

Nipah virus is a fairly new disease that is pretty lethal with a 30 to 70 percent mortality rate. Small outbreaks across Asia and Bangladesh have been recorded since its discovery in 1998.

Health May 26, 2018

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