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Car Temperatures Could Become Deadly After An Hour In Hot Sunlight, Study Says

A new study suggested that it could take only an hour for cars’ internal temperatures to become unbearable. The research team discovered that young children could be at significant risk if left inside vehicles during the summer.

Health May 25, 2018

Kansas Mom Battling Breast Cancer Delivered Healthy Baby Despite Doctor's Persistence To Have Abortion

A woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer days after finding out she was pregnant decided not to have an abortion. The Kansas native gave birth to a healthy baby boy in 2017.

Health May 26, 2018

Is The Nordic Diet Better Than The Mediterranean Diet? Experts Claim This Diet Is Better And More Affordable

Experts from the World Health Organization have suggested a new inexpensive diet for people to try. The Nordic Diet is based on foods from Scandinavia that are high in fiber and can lower diseases.

Health May 26, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Is Vanishing As Children In The Region Are Struggling With Obesity

Southern Europe was once heralded for its Mediterranean diet but as a new group is coming of age, the diet seems to have gone out the window. Mediterranean children are now among the most obese in Europe.

Health May 29, 2018

Obesity Associated With 12 Types Of Cancer Including Ovarian, Prostate, and Breast Cancer

Obesity is an unhealthy condition and now 12 different types of cancer have been linked to it. Cancers associated with obesity include ovarian, prostate, and breast cancer.

Health May 29, 2018

22 Percent Of The World's Population Projected To Be Obese In 27 Years

New findings estimate that 22 percent of the world's population will be obese by 2045. About one in eight people around the world will also have diabetes, including nearly one in five people in the United States.

Health May 25, 2018

Machine That Treats Sleep Apnea May Help Increase Sexual Performance In Women

A new study shows that the regular use of the CPAP device that treats obstructive sleep apnea increased the sex drive among women. OSA affects 22 million people in the United States and 1.5 million people in Britain.

Health May 25, 2018

Couples Fond Of Seafood Have More Active Sex Life And Get Pregnant Faster

Researchers followed 500 couples from Michigan and Texas to record their seafood intake and rate of sexual intercourse for a duration of one year. The study found that couples who ate more seafood have more sex and conceived faster.

Health May 25, 2018

The Anti-Seizure Effects Of Keto Diet May Be Because Of Gut Bacteria

Ketogenic diets are notorious among fitness experts, with some swearing by its weight loss efficiency. It’s also effective against seizures, and this new study tries to answer why.

Health May 26, 2018

Keep Ticks Away By Wearing Clothes Doused With Bug Spray Permethrin

Wearing clothes doused in the insecticide named permethrin was proven to be an effective way of protecting against ticks. The findings were published in a study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Health May 25, 2018

Smart Pill Could Soon Be Used To Detect Health Problems From Inside The Gut

The ingestible bacterial-electronic sensor developed by MIT engineers can relay signals to a smartphone from inside your stomach. The technology is the first of its kind because it uses a combination of synthetic biology and electronics to detect health issues.

Health May 25, 2018

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Virus To People At Dulles International Airport And Other Areas

A measles patient may have exposed Dullus International Airport and Montgomery County individuals to the virus in mid-May. Most cases of measles in the United States originate from unvaccinated international travelers.

Health May 25, 2018

Egg Farm Files Petition To FDA Over 'Healthy' Food Labeling

A company filed a petition to the FDA to allow eggs have a 'healthy' label despite exceeding cholesterol limits. To the company’s knowledge, they are the only egg company that has filed a similar petition to the FDA.

Health May 24, 2018

FDA Warns Danger Of Teething Products With Benzocaine: Here Are Safer Remedies For Babies

Teething remedies that contain the numbing ingredient benzocaine may cause potentially deadly side effects. Here are safer remedies that can help ease and even prevent baby's pain and discomfort.

Health May 24, 2018

Antidepressants Linked To Weight Gain And Obesity, With Some Drugs Worse Than Others

Researchers have found that they may be a link between taking antidepressants and the health issues of weight gain and obesity. Some drugs were also found to be worse than others, leading to a higher risk of gaining weight.

Health May 26, 2018

Young Women In America Are More Likely To Get Lung Cancer Than Men

A new study shows that young American women are more at risk to develop lung cancer. The data collected during the study showed a decline of the disease among men.

Health May 25, 2018

How Mussels In Seattle's Puget Sound Tested Positive For A 100-Year-Old Opioid

Mussels from the Puget Sound have tested positive for oxycodone, which is an opioid. Scientists believe that the water likely got contaminated from wastewater treatment plants.

Health May 24, 2018

24-Year-Old Brazilian Model Who Documented Her Yearlong Battle With Stomach Cancer Dies

An Instagram model who would update her fans on her battle with stomach cancer passed away. The 24-year-old was diagnosed in 2017 and was hoping new treatment would save her life.

Health May 25, 2018

20-Year-Old Hockey Player Carson Meyer Discovers A 25-Inch Orange Tapeworm In His Poop

Hockey prospect Carson Meyer, 20, discovered that a 25-inch orange tapeworm was living inside him for a year. It caused Meyer to lose weight and feel lethargic.

Health May 24, 2018

Loneliness Or Social Isolation Can Lead To An Early Death For People With Heart Failure, New Study Suggests

A new study showed that people who suffer from heart failure and feel lonely are at a greater risk of a premature death. The study noted that people who felt connected to others but had a similar diagnosis where not at risk.

Health May 24, 2018

U.S. Life Expectancy Drops As Death Rate Continues To Grow

According to the CDC, the U.S. life expectancy rate has dropped for the third-straight year in 2017. The death rates apparently rose due to certain diseases, including the flu and pneumonia.

Health May 24, 2018

Reducing Alcohol, Red Meat, Sugary Drinks From Diet Can Lower Cancer Risk

The World Cancer Research Fund released a new set of recommendations for cancer prevention. It encouraged people to reduce or eliminate consumption of red meat and sugar-sweetened drinks, along with changing their diet and lifestyle.

Health May 24, 2018

Rice Loses B Vitamins, Other Nutrients Because Of Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels

The expected concentration of carbon dioxide by the second half of the century may reduce the nutritional value of rice. More malnutrition may occur in countries that depend on it for energy and protein.

Health May 24, 2018

New Study Reveals It’s Really Hard To Quit Smoking, But Financial Rewards Might Help

Vapers, heads up: a new large-scale study claims that e-cigarettes don’t really help smokers quit the habit. Free financial rewards might help, but only slightly.

Health May 25, 2018

Lack Of Vitamin D Linked To Belly Fat: Here’s What You Can Eat To Prevent Deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to diabetes and heart disease, but more recently to obesity. The good news, however, is that the vitamin can be obtained from sun exposure and foods.

Health May 24, 2018

Ebola Outbreak 2018: Infected Patients Escape Quarantine In Congo

Two of the Ebola patients who escaped the isolation ward of a hospital in Mbandaka have since died. The third one has fortunately been found and is now under observation.

Health May 24, 2018

FDA Warns Parents About The Dangers Of Using Teething Medicines On Babies, Wants Them Discontinued

The Food and Drug Administration is warning parents to stop using teething medicines on infants. Health officials claim that an ingredient in these products could lead to dangerous side effects for babies.

Health May 24, 2018

Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer

Sleeping in on weekends may help you live longer, according to a new study. Getting nine hours of sleep during weekends will compensate for sleep deprivation during weekdays, preventing higher risk of death.

Health May 24, 2018

Standing Too Close To A BBQ Grill Could Expose Skin To Dangerous Chemicals That Can Cause Cancer

A new study conducted in China showed that exposure to the smoke of a barbecue grill could be dangerous. Researchers noted that hazardous chemical carcinogens produced from the smoke of the grill can get into people's skin.

Health May 23, 2018

New Discovery Suggests That Sweet Potatoes Are From Asia, Not America

A team of researchers claimed to have discovered a fossil leaf that is from the same plant family as sweet potatoes in Asia. The team suggested that sweet potatoes may not be from America after all.

Health May 24, 2018

Drinking Champagne, Consuming Fish Oil Pills, And Challenging Yourself Are Some Ways To Help Prevent Dementia

A professor from the United Kingdom has given six beneficial ways to help prevent dementia. Some of the suggestions include brain exercise, fish oil pill intake, and drinking at least 3 glasses of champagne a week.

Health May 23, 2018

An Egg A Day May Reduce Heart Disease Risk: How To Make Eggs Even Healthier

An egg is a healthy food that may help reduce stroke and the risk of heart disease. How it is prepared and cooked, however, matter. Here are tips on how to make egg meals healthier.

Health May 23, 2018

Obese People Have More Energy Reserve To Survive Infection During Hospital Admissions: Study

New studies concluded that obesity helps fight off infections during hospital admissions. Experts found that obese individuals fare better in this medical aspect than people with normal weight due to extra energy reserve.

Health May 25, 2018

Children More Likely To Experience Serious Side Effects From Hydrocodone-Based Cold Medicines

Children are more likely to experience serious side effects after ingesting cough and cold medication containing hydrocodone. Researchers say that it appears to be more concerning than ingesting medication that contains codeine.

Health May 23, 2018

Malaria Parasite Tricks Liver Cells In Order To Survive And Reproduce

Researchers found that the malaria parasite, Plasmodium, can take advantage of liver cells to survive and reproduce. The finding, said the researchers, could lead them to develop new drugs that would help treat malaria even before any symptoms appear.

Health May 23, 2018

Sunscreen Capsules Do Not Provide Protection Against Sunburn, FDA Warns

Sunscreen capsules and pills do not protect your skin from the harmful effects of sun exposure such as sunburn and skin cancer, warned FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. The FDA has sent warning letters to the companies behind the misleading products.

Health May 23, 2018

Brain Structure Of Transgender Adolescents Resembles Gender They Identify With

Brain scans conducted on young transgender people showed that these youth have brain functions similar to the gender they identify with. The analysis suggested that transgenderism develops at an early age and that it is something that might be innate.

Health May 23, 2018

5-Year-Old With Autism Speaks First Words In A McDonald's Drive-Thru: What Is Nonverbal Autism?

Briana Blankenship recorded her 5-year-old daughter, Taylor, saying her first words while in a McDonald's drive-thru. Taylor has nonverbal autism and has been in speech therapy since age 3.

Health May 22, 2018

FDA Continues To Stop Companies From Selling Kratom Supplements That Could Be Linked To Salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration cracked down again on companies that continue to sell the kratom supplement. The unknown product is linked to a recent outbreak of salmonella, which has so far affected 130 people in the United States.

Health May 22, 2018

Deaths From Prostate Cancer Stopped Falling In 2013 But Incidences Continue To Decline

Deaths from prostate cancer fell every year for 20 years, but the number of deaths hit a wall and is no longer facing a drop. Overall prostate cancer incidences have fallen.

Health May 25, 2018

Man Discovers He Has Rare Form Of Hepatitis C After Donating Blood

A man who donated his blood in 2003 apparently had a rare form of hepatitis C. The man was given a new treatment that he credits for saving his life after the shocking diagnosis.

Health May 22, 2018

Are E-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Regular Cigarettes? Teens Won't Stop Vaping Despite Health Concerns

The debate between e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes is still ongoing as experts have not determined if vaping is better for people. Despite this, many teens still want to continue vaping because they think it's cool.

Health May 23, 2018

New Study Shows Suicide Rate Has Doubled Among Young Black Children In The US

A newly released study found that the suicide rate among black children is twice as high as that of their white counterparts. Majority of the children were under the age of 13.

Health May 22, 2018

Sleep-Deprived People Are 5 Times More Likely To Have Increased Lapses Of Attention

A new study found that lack of sleep could cause performance impairments and other cognitive problems. Researchers compared experimental data from participants who experienced less sleep.

Health May 22, 2018

Michael Phelps On Mental Health: 'I Struggled With Depression And Anxiety'

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps opened up about his struggles with depression and anxiety in a recent interview. The swimmer previously revealed that he contemplated suicide after his second drunk driving arrest in 2014.

Health May 24, 2018

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