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Moderate coffee consumption doesn't lead to dehydration

A new study indicates that regular coffee drinkers are not in danger of dehydration. Coffee may actually be a substantial source of fluids that can rehydrate the body and keep it healthy.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2014

Ke$ha has a problem but it's not drinking: Mom

Ke$ha is not in rehab because of drinking problem, her mother said. It's because of bulimia and her producer is to be blamed, she said.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2014

Does Rocco DiSpirito's 'pound a day' diet plan really work?

DiSpirito's diet plan program allows dieters to lose up to 5 pounds in five days while allowing them to eat the food that they love. Does it really work?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2014

Not all fad diets work equally well, warn health experts

Health experts have warned that fad diets can deliver certain results, but it still takes a lot of hard work.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2014

Male Y chromosome is not dying, assure researchers

A new study indicates that the Y chromosome is here to stay. The study also showed that while the Y chromosome has changed over the last 200 million years, the chromosome will continue to exist far into the future.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2014

FTC cracks down on bogus weight loss products

Four companies manufacturing and marketing weight-loss products, have been charged by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for using untrue and misleading ads.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2014

Can heart attacks be predicted and prevented by blood test? Researchers say yes

Researchers have developed a way to identify individuals who are at high risk of a heart attack.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2014

Laxative overdose may kill you, warns FDA

Over-the-counter laxatives can be dangerous if the dosage instructions are not followed.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2014

Doctors should help patients overcome binge drinking problems: CDC

Majority of U.S. adults have never discussed alcohol use with their healthcare professional and CDC wants this to change now.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Racism speeds up aging in African-American men

A new study shows that African-American men who experience acts of racism tend to get older faster, based on telomere length.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Power of suggestion as effective as migraine drugs, claims study

Positive advise about a medication may increase the effectiveness of treatment among migraine sufferers.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Traffic light-inspired color coding may help people make healthy food choices

A study by the Massachusetts General Hospital, conducted in its very own cafeteria, color-coding food choices red, yellow, and blue, was seen to have a positive impact on people's food choices, making them choose healthier food over calorie- and fat-laden ones.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Bacteria may be reason behind premature birth

A primary cause of premature birth, where water breaks early and triggers labor, may be caused by a certain bacteria.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Meditation as good as pills to fight depression, anxiety

Meditation can help fight depression and anxiety, but its impact disappoints when it comes to substance use, eating habits, sleep and weight conditions.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Mediterranean diet may help control Type 2 Diabetes

Adhering to a Mediterranean diet without efforts for weight loss can lower risks of type 2 diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 9, 2014

Popular diets get ranked: Here's what you should know

Health experts have ranked popular diets according to their weight-loss and disease-fighting potentials.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2014

Postpartum depression and childbirth fears link discovered

A new study shows that fear of childbirth can increase one's risks of postpartum depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2014

Do your brain a favor by reading a good book

A new study shows that reading a book improves brain connectivity in the hub that influences the sense of touch, scientifically proving how books change us.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 7, 2014

Living nightmare: Dead baby Olivia's parents say they heard shocking sound of forceps crushing skull

Baby Olivia Marie Coats died after a doctor allegedly crushed the infant's skull by using forceps to aid in a difficult childbirth. The baby's family is now pushing to ban the use of forceps in all child birth procedures.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 7, 2014

Eating junk food and losing weight is possible, proves science teacher

A science teacher lost 37 pounds by eating McDonald's food three times a day for a 90-day period.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2014

Cancer research institutes receive boost from billionaire Ludwig's trust

Ludwig Cancer Research, founded by billionaire Daniel Ludwig, announced a whopping donation of $540 million to six of its cancer research institutes.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 7, 2014

Vitamin E found to help combat Alzheimer's

Vitamin E might be able to control Alzheimer's, but it is not a cure.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2014

5 biggest health threats to watch out for in 2014

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) declares the five biggest health risks to watch out for in 2014.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2014

Ancient Chinese herbal remedy might be cure for chronic pain

A collaborative study between Chinese researchers from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in China and pharmacologists from the University of California has discovered that Corydalis yanhusuo contains a compound that can help relieve acute, inflammatory, and neuropathic or chronic pain.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2014

U.S. no longer world leader in drug research funding

A new study shows a decrease in U.S. spending on biomedical research, causing the nation to lose its foothold as the world leader in drug research funding.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2014

Shingles linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

Researchers found out that individuals who have had shingles are more prone to have a heart attack and mild stroke than those who did not have shingles, even two decades after the shingles have receded.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2014

You are what your peers eat

They say you are what you eat but in all honesty, you could actually be what your friends or family eat.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2014

Hic! New Year's hangover cure for dummies

Before you drink yourself to a terrible hangover, take a look at these tips.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2014

Alcohol, tobacco and substance abuse far higher in people with psychotic disorders

People with psychotic disorders have a much higher rate of substance abuse, smoking, and binge drinking problems compared with healthy individuals, according to the largest-ever study of substance abuse in a controlled sample population.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 2, 2014

Raising tobacco taxes worldwide may prevent up to 200 million smoking-related deaths

A study reveals that raising taxes for tobacco products worldwide will not just cause people to stop smoking, but also prevent people from picking up the habit, causing tobaco-related deaths to plummet.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 2, 2014

Vending machines to soon display calorie info for health conscious

Vending machines in the U.S. will soon have to display calorie count of food items sold by them.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2013

Carmat artificial heart successfully beats inside French patient

A 75-year old French patient successfully gets Carmat's prosthetic heart implant.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2013

U.S. government prepares to regulate face and hand transplants but not everyone's happy

Face and hand transplants are about to gain momentum. This could change the world, or get families extremely angry, take your pick.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2013

Fully functional 3D printed liver may become real in 2014

A functioning human liver might come out of a 3D bio-printer by next year.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 29, 2013

Link between concussion and Alzheimer's found

A new study has found that there's a link between concussion involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness, and the onset of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 28, 2013

Iowa State University professor faked AIDS vaccine test results

A researcher at Iowa State University has resigned after faking AIDS vaccine test results.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 29, 2013

Watch Out! That yummy cinnamon roll could cause liver damage

Before you gobble that yummy cinnamon roll, be warned that coumarin, found in Cassia cinnamon, may cause liver damage in sensitive individuals when consumed in high doses.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2013

Benefits of partial meniscectomy questioned

Some medical experts think there's no benefit in undergoing knee surgery at all.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2013

Eating peanuts, tree nuts during pregnancy may help lower risk of allergies in babies: Study

Mothers who eat more peanuts and tree nuts during pregnancy help build their children's tolerance after birth.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2013

Pediatricians worried about tablet's popularity among children

According to some experts, screen time does not provide any benefit for babies and toddlers. Too much screen time is also linked to behavior problems and delayed social development in older children.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2013

Eat more fiber to reduce heart diseases

New study indicates a connection between a healthy heart and increased intake of dietary fiber.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2013

That juicy, tender chicken breast could make you very sick

Consumer Reports says that almost all of the raw chicken breasts it tested across the U.S., contain harmful bacteria.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 22, 2013

Elixir of youth discovered?

An experiment conducted on mice holds promise in reversing aging.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 22, 2013

French man first person to try Carmat's artificial heart

The future is the bionic man?

Healthy Living/Wellness December 22, 2013

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