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Gene Variant Linked To Migraine Likely Propagated To Help Ancient Humans Adapt To Cold Climates

Researchers found that a variant of the gene TRPM8 may have propagated to the modern-day population because it was significant to early humans in adapting a colder climate. Hence, more people living in higher altitudes at present continued to carry the trait.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2018

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen Chemicals Harmful To Corals: What To Know About Safe Sun Protection

Hawaii cracks down on sunscreen chemicals that are harmful to coral reef and marine life. Fortunately, there are other alternatives that can protect the skin from harsh sun exposure.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2018

Hay Fever: How To Protect Yourself From Having An Allergy Attack This Spring

Hay fever can easily be triggered by the amount of pollen that one is exposed to. Here are effective ways to avoid experiencing severe symptoms such as a runny nose and swelling around the eyes.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2018

Older Americans Have Active Sex Life: Why Physical Intimacy Still Matters Even In Old Age

Americans between 65 and 80 years old are still sexually active. Here are some of the reasons why physical intimacy is a good thing for aging populations.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2018

Study Finds No Risk To Babies If Their Mothers Eat Placenta After Birth

A team of researchers found that mothers who consume their placenta after birth do not bring an increased health risk to their newborns. The research showed that most mothers practice placentophagy to prevent postpartum depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2018

Teenager Cautions Fellow High Schoolers About ‘Juuling’ Addiction

A lot of high schoolers are Juuling, and they can’t stop. The addictive habit, originally meant for adults who want to quit smoking, represents a growing problem among America’s adolescents.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2018

A New Study Says Eating Fast Food 4 Or More Times A Week Could Delay Pregnancy

A new study revealed that women who ate fast food often were more likely to have fertility complications. By contrast, women who ate more fruits were more likely to get pregnant.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2018

New Study On Mice Shows That Gray Hair Could Be Linked To Viral Infection In Immune System

A new study that was conducted on mice showed a link between the innate immune system and the molecule that controls hair and skin pigmentation. The study was done at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

5 Easy Ways To Reduce The Risk Of A Stroke And Lower Blood Pressure

As everyone gets older, the chances of having a stroke increases. However, there are several easy ways to prevent a cerebrovascular accident from occurring such as sauna bathing and exercise.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Infant Twin Boys Get Bone Marrow Transplant From 4-Year-Old Big Brother

A 4-year-old boy in Philadelphia donated his bone marrow to save his infant twin brothers' lives. The twins were diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease shortly after they were born.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Nearly 40 Percent Of Seniors Are Sexually Active, But Aren't Talking To Doctors

A survey from Michigan University's National Poll on Healthy Aging found that most seniors are interested in being sexually active. However, most of them don't speak to their medical providers about this.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Scientists Develop A New Way To Test If Children Are Allergic To Peanuts

Medical Research Council scientists developed a new way to diagnose peanut allergies. The mast cell activation test is dedicated to provide a safer alternative to the oral food challenge.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Over A Dozen Squirming Roundworms Removed From A Woman’s Gut

A woman from India suffered from ascariasis, an infection caused by roundworms that had been living in her bile duct for six months. Doctors were able to extract 14 roundworms, measuring about 6 to 8 inches each.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Sauna Bathing Can Reduce Risk Of Getting A Stroke, A New Study Suggests

A study conducted in Finland showed that people who frequently use a sauna are less likely to get a stroke. This study was done for 15 years on 1,628 people who had never had stroke in their life.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 2, 2018

Detroit Woman Warns Others About Eyebrow Microblading Procedure After She Got Deadly Infection

Days after she decided to undergo microblading procedure, a woman got a potentially life-threatening infection. The woman began to see little lumps and was later diagnosed with cellulitis.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 2, 2018

Schools In New York Prevent Students From Using Vaporizing Pens By Installing Smoke Sensors

New York schools have decided to put in smoke detectors to help catch students using vaporizing pens during school hours. Once vape smoke is detected, an alarm goes off that alerts school officials.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 2, 2018

NIH Seeks 1 Million Volunteers For Nationwide Research Program

The National Institute of Health launched a nationwide campaign looking for volunteers. They are hoping to gather 1,000,000 participants to help them conduct research using precision medicine to prevent and treat diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

'Jersey Shore' Star, Vinny Guadagnino Loses 50 Pounds On Keto Diet, Encourages Others To Follow

After losing fifty pounds, thanks to a strict keto diet, 'Jersey Shore' star, Vincent 'Vinny' Guadagnino is spreading the word. The reality star revealed that although saturated fats are frowned upon, they actually assisted with his weight loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

Young Adults In America Are 'Lonelier' Than Elderly People And Social Media Could Be The Reason, Study Says

Health insurance company Cigna conducted a nationwide survey which found that young adults feel lonelier than older people. The survey also showed that half of the participants felt 'alone’ in general.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

How To Live A Long Healthy Life With Simple Habits And 30-Minute Exercises (Or Less)

Leading a healthy lifestyle can add more than a decade to one's life expectancy, and some simple healthy habits can work wonders. Staying fit is also important, so here are some tips for short workouts with great results.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

Exposure To Pets And Outdoors Is Healthier For Your Mental Health, A New Study Suggests

A new study has shown that people who grew up without pets are more likely to suffer from stress in adulthood. The study was conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

Eye Cancer Found In 2 Groups Of People In 2 Different U.S. States

Ocular melanoma is a rare form of cancer that affects the eyes, it affects a very low number of people. Incidences of eye cancer have now been found in two groups of patients in two different U.S. states.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

E-Cigarette Use In Classrooms Plummets, FDA Tries To Prevent Sales To Minors

After principals and teachers noticed an increase in the use of e-cigarettes in school, the FDA set out to encourage retailers to stop selling vapes to minors. Some companies have already begun to raise the purchasing age to 21.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

Baking Soda May Reduce Inflammation Of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Other Health Benefits Of This Kitchen Staple

Drinking a solution of baking soda may help reduce the inflammation of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Sodium bicarbonate can also help people suffering from chronic kidney disease, itchy skin, sunburns, and cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

'High Risk' Diabetic Woman Who Went Missing Found Safe

A diabetic woman was found after being reported missing. Though diabetes is associated with high blood sugar, there are also dangers associated with patients having low blood sugar.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2018

Men With Stronger Grip More Likely To Be Married: Study

Researchers found that men with stronger grips are actually more likely to be married. What could be the link between grip strength and marital status?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2018

University Library Has 'Cry Closet' For Stressed Out Students

The University of Utah has a 'cry closet' for students who might want to let all the stress out. Some find the closet detrimental to growth, but there are actual physical benefits to crying.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2018

Early Detection Of Breast Cancer Could Possibly Be Determined By Exhaling Breath And Urine Analysis, Study Says

A new study suggests that nose gas sensors could detect breast cancer by collecting breath and urine samples. Research proved that the method's ability to determine the cancer cells are accurate.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

Vegetarian Diet Could Prevent A Third Of Premature Deaths According To Harvard University

A plant-based diet could help prevent a third of premature deaths based on a new study. The paper was presented during the Fourth International Vatican Conference, where other experts stressed the importance of consuming more vegetable and fruits.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

Having Sex While Recovering From A Urinary Tract Infection Can Cause Serious Pain And Discomfort

Sexual intercourse without treating first a urinary tract infection could irritate the vagina and bladder. Doctors suggest it would be best to wait until the symptoms have been relieved before getting intimate with a partner.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

Skipping Breakfast Will Not Help You Lose Weight: You'll Gain Weight Instead, Study Says

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic discovered that skipping breakfast will not help people lose weight. Instead, it is linked to future weight gain, and leads to a higher risk of obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2018

Drinking Baking Soda May Cure Autoimmune Disease, Says New Study

A group of scientists at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University published a study involving drinking baking soda. The research team believed that drinking baking soda would cure autoimmune diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2018

Eating Dark Chocolate Has Powerful Health Benefits, Including Memory Improvement And Immunity Boost

A new study has found that the consumption of dark chocolate can help boost a person's memory. The study further said that it can make immunity levels increase and stress levels decrease.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2018

Minority Children Caused Autism Rates To Rise, CDC Says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a new report suggesting that autism prevalence rate in the United States is significantly higher than in its 2014 report. Minority children with autism contributed to the increase in number.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2018

Woman Decides To Have Her Leg Amputated Years After Snapping It In A 'Freak' Accident

A woman from Manchester decided to have her leg cut off after snapping it six years prior. She said she was only walking on a pavement while leaving a movie theater and didn't fall into anything at all.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2018

Children Have Higher Energy Levels Than Adults And Are In Better Shape Than Professional Athletes, Study Says

According to a new study, children have a higher recovery rate after a physical activity than any functional adult and professional athlete. Children's faster heart rate recovery and metabolism contribute to this.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

5 Sunscreens That Are Great For Sensitive Skin And Are Filled With Organic Ingredients

As summer approaches, it is important to consider adding sunscreen to your beauty routine, especially if you have sensitive skin. Here are the best sunscreens that can help soothe and protect inflamed skin.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lead to Child's Weight Gain, Claims New Study

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health looked into the effects of pregnant mothers' caffeine intake on the health of their children. Over 50,000 pregnant women and their children were monitored from 2002 to 2008 for the study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

Alcohol Drinkers Have More Bad Bacteria In Their Mouths, According To New Study

There’s a link that connects regular alcohol consumption to bad oral bacterial health, a new study claims. This in turn might lead to not only gum disease but also cancer and heart complications.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

70 Percent Of Those Suffering From The E.Coli Outbreak Are Women

A new study revealed that women are more than likely to suffer from the E.Coli outbreak because of their food intake. The study showed that women consume more fruits and vegetables than men.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

82 Year-Old Woman Suffering From Dementia Reportedly Regains Her Memory By Sticking To This Diet

An elderly woman and her son created a new diet regimen that helped regain her memory. The woman, 82, was suffering from dementia which she was diagnosed with in 2016.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

New Study Says That Cannabis Could Be Used To Treat Stress And Anxiety

A research team at Washington State University conducted a study to find whether several doses of cannabis could reduce anxiety and depression. The strains that were used for the study were tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

Here's Why You Shouldn't Take Over-The-Counter Drugs During Allergy Season

There are several ways to combat allergies, but taking over-the-counter drugs isn't one of the highly suggested solutions. Here are safe and effective ways to relieve allergies during the spring season.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

The Ministry Of Health Accused Of 'Body Shaming' People With Tweet That Suggest Being Vegetarian Is 'Healthier'

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been accused of 'body shaming' people in a new tweet that has since been deleted. The tweet showed people who consume fatty foods are more likely to be considered 'unhealthy.'

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

Dark Chocolate Is Good For Your Memory And Creativity: How To Choose The Healthiest Chocolate

Dark chocolate can be beneficial to the brain, particularly treats made of 70 percent cocoa, but which of the available brands in the market is the healthiest? Here are some tips.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

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