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Multivitamin supplements may not protect you from chronic illness

Medical experts have warned that taking multivitamins cannot prevent chronic diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 18, 2013

FDA approves magnetic device for migraine treatment

The magnetic device offers new treatment option for millions of people suffering from migraine.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2013

Unpasteurized milk carry health risks: Pediatricians

Consuming raw milk products have life threatening risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2013

Goji Play makes exercising fun

The brothers behind Guitar Hero is giving video games for fitness a shot.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 13, 2013

Bubonic plague is not dead as Black Death hits Madagascar

The disease that killed a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages is responsible for 39 deaths in Madagascar.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 13, 2013

Non-concussion impacts may still cause memory problems, brain damage: Study

A new study suggests contact sports athletes can suffer from problems related to brain, even without a recognized concussion.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 12, 2013

Snapping photos at museums may impair your memory

Depending on the camera may have a negative impact on how you remember the things that you photograph.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 11, 2013

Cure for Meniere's disease discovered?

Researchers may have figured out the cause behind the rare Meniere's disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2013

FDA approves drug for curved penis

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Xiaflex for the treatment of Peyronie's disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2013

23andMe bows to FDA pressure, says will stop issuing health reports

23andMe has stopped issuing health reports to customers while the company's products are being reviewed by the FDA.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2013

Coffee or Beer lover? Watch out as your genome could be affected

Your genome could be affected depending on whether you love coffee or beer.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 6, 2013

Over 2 million visited Healthcare.gov on Monday and Tuesday, setting record

Healthcare.gov is picking up speed, but problems remain.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 5, 2013

Hong Kong gets H7N9 bird flu scare

Hong Kong has reported its first case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2013

You can't be fat and fit at same time, new study claims

Experts conclude that there is no such thing as "obese but healthy," based on data correlating weight, metabolic diseases, cardiac diseases, and premature death.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 3, 2013

Oxytocin may make autistic children more sociable

A nasal spray with oxytocin as an ingredient may help children with autism spectrum disorder be more social.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 3, 2013

Surgeons welcoming Google Glass in operating rooms

Surgeons are fast welcoming Google Glass in operating rooms.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2013

High cholesterol increases breast cancer risk

A new study reveals that raised levels of cholesterol increase breast cancer risk in women.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2013

New HIV strain discovered in West Africa is more aggressive than thought earlier

Scientists have discovered a more dangerous HIV strain in Western Africa.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2013

Morning-after pill 'not effective' for women over 176lbs, warns drug maker

Research shows that some morning-after pills are ineffective on women who weigh more than 176lbs.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 27, 2013

HIV organ donation bill becomes law: What you should know

HIV positive organ donation is now legal in the U.S.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 26, 2013

Deadly cotton ball diet is gaining popularity among teens

A very dangerous diet, which involves swallowing cotton balls, is gaining popularity among teens.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 24, 2013

Bill Gates wants world to use better, safer, stronger condoms

Bill Gates' charity has awarded grants to develop better condoms and wants people to engage in safe sex.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2013

Sugary drinks increase risk of endometrial cancer in women

A recent research suggests that intake of sugary drinks increases the risk of endometrial cancer in women.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2013

Go nuts, live longer

Eating a small amount of nuts everyday can help you witness more iPhone launches than you can expect to, if you don't eat nuts, according to a recent research.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2013

Sudden heart attacks show tell-tale signs in advance: Study

A recent research suggests that symptoms of sudden heart attacks may show up around a month in advance.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2013

Acrylamide in fried food increases cancer risk, warns FDA

A recent FDA document suggests that acrylamide in fried food can increase the risk of cancer in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 19, 2013

Caffeine addicts beware: The late afternoon cup of joe may cost a good night's sleep

According to a recent study, caffeine consumption 3 to 6 hours before going bed can cost you an hour of sleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 17, 2013

e-cigarette gaining popularity among teenagers: CDC

Use of unconventional tobacco and smoking products are growing in popularity among U.S middle school and high school students, according to a report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Especially, e-cigarette use has increased from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent last year.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 16, 2013

Depression makes us age faster

A new study suggests that depression makes us age faster.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2013

E.coli threat prompts recall of 90 tons of prepackaged salads, wraps

Owing to E.coli contamination threat, a California-based food processing company has had to recall 90 tons of pre-packaged salads and sandwich wraps.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2013

Newborn babies' brains get boost when expecting moms exercise

Exercise during pregnancy does not only benefit expecting mothers but might also help boost brain development of infants.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2013

Beijing lung cancer risk on rise

Beijing lung cancer cases increase over the last decade.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2013

Double mastectomy patient throws Beyonce dance party before going under knife

A patient decided to organize a flash mob minutes prior to her double mastectomy surgery and danced to the beats of Beyonce's song. Of all places, it happened at the operating room with the whole medical team joining the party.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 13, 2013

New ligament discovered in human knee: What you should know

A new ligament called anterolateral ligament (ALL) has been discovered in the human knee by doctors.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 11, 2013

Mediterranean diet helps women age gracefully

Per a new study, following a Mediterranean diet helps women live longer and age gracefully.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 6, 2013

Google engineer recruited to fix Obamacare site

Obamacare website will have engineers from Google and Oracle to fix certain issues.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 6, 2013

Warning: Halloween contact lenses can damage your eyes

The FDA and other government agencies are running a drive to seize colored contact lenses that are especially popular during the Halloween season.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 28, 2013

High blood sugar linked to memory problems

A new study has found that controlling blood sugar levels may help keep that sharp memory when people grow old.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 27, 2013

Math skills develop as early as infancy

A new study suggests that an infant's innate sense of number is a good gauge of how their math abilities in the future.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 24, 2013

Cure for baldness a step closer

Researchers from the U.S. and the UK took inspiration from rodents to come up with what could be the cure for baldness.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 24, 2013

Yellow fever mosquito spotted in California

Mosquitoes that may cause yellow fever and dengue fever have been spotted in California. Health authorities are coordinating with medical professionals and residents in an effort to spread knowledge about them.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 22, 2013

Sleep helps keep brain free of toxins

A new study reveals that sleep helps keep the brain free of toxins.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 21, 2013

U.S. obesity rate slips but still alarmingly high

The latest statistics on obesity in the U.S. shows a slight decrease, but experts still consider its prevalence at epidemic levels.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 21, 2013

Air pollution in Delhi, Kolkata worst in world

Studies done by the World Health Organization and watchdog groups in India linked the poor quality of air in Delhi and Kolkata to new cases of cancer deaths.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 21, 2013

Pakistan polio outbreak threatens global eradication campaign

A recent outbreak of polio in Pakistan, near the border of Afghanistan, threatens global efforts to corner and eradicate the dangerous virus.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 21, 2013

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