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New Editorial Says Saturated Fats Do Not Up Heart Disease Risk, And Experts Remain Divided

A new editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine called it "plain wrong" to villify saturated fats and say they result in coronary heart disease. Here are the two sides of the ongoing scientific debate.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2017

Energy Drinks Could Have Unhealthy Impact On Heart Rhythm And Blood Pressure

A study concluded that energy drink consumption led to irregular heart rhythm and elevated blood pressure. However, health officials claimed that the study's findings were circumspect as it was conducted on a very small group of participants.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2017

Higher Alcohol Consumption Ups Risk Of Abnormal Heart Rhythms

A new study discovered the link between acute alcohol consumption and abnormal heart rhythms in individuals. The researchers observed and analyzed 3,028 attendees at the Oktoberfest 2015 held in Munich, Germany.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2017

Despite Normal BMI, Excess Weight Around Waist Could Raise Death Risk

In a new study, people with a normal body mass index but carry excess weight around their middle have the highest death risk from any cause. Find out the dangers of belly fat in this new research confirming previous findings.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

Climate Change May Be Getting Americans To Exercise More: Here’s How

The increasingly warmer temperatures might inspire Americans to be more physically active and spend time outside. A new study finds there is a link between global warming and increased outdoor exercise as the only positive outcome of climate change.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2017

45 Minutes Of Exercise Several Days A Week Can Boost Brain Power Of People In Their 50s

To boost brain power during old age or middle age, exercise is the best bet - especially for those in the 50s. According to a study by Australian researchers, thinking power and memory skills improve remarkably when people exercise.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

At Age 16, Conjoined Twins In Connecticut Thrive And Likely Won't Get Surgery

Carmen and Lupita Andrade are among the very few conjoined twins in the United States today. Find out how they thrive at age 16, and how the surgery of Lupita's scoliosis - a highly risky procedure - fits into their future plans.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Stealthing: What You Need To Know About New Trend Of Men Removing Condom Without Partner's Consent

What is stealthing? In her new study, Alexandra Brodsky answers this questions and explains why this disturbing new trend in the bedroom looks bad from any angle.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Iowa Teen’s Organ And Tissues Help 194 People: Why Organ Donations Matter Today More Than Ever

An Iowa teen helped 194 people with his organ and tissue donations 15 months after his death. Currently, both deceased and living organ donors are badly needed.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Genetics Could Influence Our Eating Behavior: New Research Reveals

A study revealed that the eating behavior of a person largely depends on genetic factors. This research may lead scientists to develop diets tailored to a specific person.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2017

Fountain Of Youth May Be Hiding Within Human Body: Blood From Babies' Umbilical Cord Reversed Aging In Mice

New evidence suggesting overall improvement in memory and cognitive function through cellular infusion shows promising results in age reversal. Human DNA and cell analyses pave the way to unlock the fountain of youth.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 22, 2017

Americans Support Marijuana Legalization More Today Than Ever: Poll

A recent poll shows that American adults support the legalization of marijuana more than ever, both for recreational and medical use. Most of the respondents think that the drug is less dangerous than the others.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2017

Diet Soda Tied To Stroke And Dementia: Other Ill Effects Linked To The Popular Beverage

Artificially sweetened beverages like diet soft drinks have been positioned as a healthful alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. A number of studies, however, have warned of the various dangers of diet sodas and their artificial sweeteners.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2017

Can Birth Control Pills Negatively Impact Women's Quality Of Life?

Birth control pills consumed by women may negatively impact their quality of life. A new research highlighted the probable link between contraceptive pills and the general well-being of women.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2017

Running Is Socially Contagious: Posting About Exercise On Social Media Can Influence Friends

When you run more, chances are high that your friends will run more, too. A new global study revealed that running is socially contagious and can influence your peers in a social network.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2017

Can Late School Start Time Help Prevent Depression And Accidents?

A study revealed that late school start time could help prevent depression and accidents among teens in the United States. AASM attributed early school timing to be the primary reason behind children suffering from physical accidents and depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

Salty Diets Make You Hungry, Not Thirsty: Study

Researchers have found that diets rich in salt are not connected with higher levels of thirst. Instead, a new study suggests that salty meals make people more hungry.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

8.3 Million Adult Americans Suffer From Serious Psychological Distress: What Is It And What Can You Do About It?

Depression and anxiety are taking their toll on Americans, as more and more people struggle with psychological distress. Find out what the most common symptoms of PD are, what triggers this mental health disorder, and how to combat it.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

Mental Illness And Suicide On The Rise Among Americans: Study

A study revealed that mental illnesses and suicides were at an all-time high in the United States. Researchers indicated that the Great Recession, coupled with lack of proper psychiatric healthcare coverage, led to the rise of these issues.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2017

Many Parents Have Trouble Figuring Out The Right Allergy Medicine For Children

A study revealed that most American parents struggle when figuring out the apt allergy medicine for their child. Reportedly, the expiry date of the medicine was not checked by 18 percent parents.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2017

Just An Hour Of Running Adds 7 Hours To Your Life: Study

People who enjoy a good run live three years longer, says a new study. To reap the benefits of exercise and boost your longevity, it’s enough to run between two and four hours a week.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 15, 2017

Daily Touchscreen Use Affects Sleeping Pattern Among Infants: Study

Study finds an association between daily use of touchscreen devices and problems with infants’ sleeping pattern. Findings add to current research about both the negative and positive impacts of touchscreen device usage among young children.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2017

Cosmopolitan Comes Under Fire For Weight Loss Feature On Cancer Patient

A weight loss article published by Cosmopolitan magazine has drawn the flak of readers. The real secret of reducing weight 'without a single session at the gym' turned out to be the case of a woman having lost weight because of cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Can Heart-Healthy Habits Protect The Brain Later In Life?

Increased cardiovascular risks in mid-life could lead to brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. An unhealthy heart in middle age may negatively impact brain health in later life.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Microwaving Tea Could Bring Health Benefits: Is Everyone Convinced?

Microwaving green tea could have health benefits per a 2012 study. The study asserted that microwave heat used to brew tea, makes the drink healthier and tastier.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Heart Rate Monitor In Fitness Trackers May Not Always Be Accurate: Study

Your favorite wristband fitness tracker may not have a completely reliable heart rate monitor, a new study finds. However, although the monitor's readings are altered while you exercise, you can still use the tracker to keep in shape.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Elton John Cancels US Shows After Contracting ‘Harmful And Unusual’ Bacterial Infection During South American Tour

Elton John canceled his tour in the United States after suffering from a dangerous bacterial infection. The artist will resume his tour but the following nine concerts won't happen.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

‘Night Owl’ Gene Detected By Scientists: Here’s Why Your Circadian Rhythm Matters

The circadian rhythm dictates your sleep cycle and regulates hormone activity responsible for most physiological processes. Studies have shown the circadian clock, which can be altered by the ‘night owl’ gene, also influences how the body responds to medication.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

Yo-Yo Dieting Could Up The Risk Of Strokes And Heart Attacks

Yo-yo dieting could increase the risk of death due to cardiovascular diseases in obese and overweight individuals. Frequent loss and gain in weight could up the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

Ticked Off: 2 Decades After, Man Still Fights Against Lyme Disease

Bruce Shilton, formerly a lawyer and Newmarket court judge, tells the story of his 20-year struggle with Lyme disease. Find out how a tick bite changed his life, and what's on the horizon for others with Lyme.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

‘Crazy Hair Day’: Girl With Alopecia Wins Competition And The Internet With Jeweled Head

A girl from Utah impressed everyone on 'Crazy Hair Day' at school. The girl suffers from Alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that makes people go through extreme hair loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Will Risk Of Lyme Disease Significantly Increase This Spring?

Researchers predict a Lyme disease epidemic during summer 2017. The mice plague that took place in 2016 is being touted to be the reason for the epidemic's occurrence.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Celiac Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Risks, And Treatment

Celiac disease is an immune response triggered in the gut, or any other part of the body due to the consumption of gluten-based products. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms and signs of the disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

Can Having A Pet Bring Health Benefits To Your Family?

A study established that bacteria transmission from pets led to reduced allergy risks and body weight issues in babies younger than three months. The bacterial transference from pets started prior to the baby's birth, while still inside the womb.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Genital HPV In US: Infection Rate Higher In Men Than Women

A CDC report revealed that HPV infection is higher among American men than it is in women. Doctors advised vaccination to prevent the onset of diseases related to the infection in men, including genital and oral cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

How To Know If You Have Diabetes: Signs And Symptoms To Watch Out For

Do you have diabetes? Learn more about some of the most common signs and symptoms of diabetes that you should be on the lookout for.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2017

How To Achieve Healthy, Glowing Skin Naturally, According To Science

Get that glowing skin the natural way. Follow these easy and practical skincare tips, which are all backed by science and experts swear by.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

On World Health Day: 5 Important Facts You Need To Know About Depression

The World Health Day 2017 has put depression as the focal area. The event is putting the spotlight on millions of people driven by extreme anxiety, disability, and suicidal thoughts. Depression, as a mood disorder, has many causative factors.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

New Flu Viruses Can Lead To A Pandemic That Can Impact Humanity

Researchers have identified 19 new virus strains in the last 10 years. The report also warned health officials worldwide to prepare for a flu pandemic, which may occur due to these new viruses.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2017

Here Are Surefire Ways To Keep Spring Allergies At Bay

You can’t stop spring from coming, but there are many things you can do to prevent spring allergies from spoiling such a stunning season for you this year. Here’s how.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Can Infection With Common Reoviruses Trigger Celiac Disease?

Research revealed that a common virus, known as reovirus, may trigger the body's immune response to gluten proteins, which leads to celiac disease. Scientists warned that infants were at a greater risk of affliction from this strain of virus.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2017

The ‘Night Owl’ Gene: This Is Why Some People Wake Up And Stay Up Late

Know more about this ‘night owl’ gene mutation, how insufficient sleep affects your health, and how much sleep you really need daily.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2017

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