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Trump Restricts Funding For US Abortion Services Provided By Foreign Groups: Dutch Counter With Global Abortion Fund

Representatives from the Dutch government have held preliminary discussions addressing the issue of partial abortion banning in the United States. President Trump reinstated the abortion funds in his fourth day of mandate.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 27, 2017

Your Roommate's Genes Can Influence Your Health: Study

A study from the European Bioinformatics Institute explained how the genetic makeup of an individual’s social partner plays a pivotal role in their overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 27, 2017

Smartphones Could Soon Be The First Step To Diagnosing Skin Cancer

Computer scientists from Stanford University set out to produce an AI-driven algorithm for skin cancer, making a database of almost 130,000 skin disease images. They trained the algorithm to visually diagnose cancers like melanoma.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 26, 2017

Women Who Had Their Periods Early, Don’t Have Children Are At Higher Risk Of Premature Menopause

New research underlined a connection between women whose periods started early and entering menopause prematurely. This connection was observed to be more powerful when women don't have children.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 26, 2017

Potential Tumor-Suppressing Protein Actually Promotes Colon, Breast Cancers

A potential tumor-suppressing protein was linked to the development of a series of common types of cancer. The results of the research could be employed in creating less invasive treatment methods for cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 26, 2017

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Slash Stress, Anxiety Disorder

Working with 89 patients of anxiety disorder, researchers have found that those who took mindfulness meditation training sharply reduced their stress hormone and inflammatory responses to stressful situations. This emerges as another evidence of the benefits of meditation training on different conditions.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 25, 2017

Fecal Transplants Improve Autism Symptoms In Children

Latest evidence suggest fecal transplants may be effective in treating autism after researchers found substantial improvement in both behavioral symptoms and stomach-related problems in autistic kids who have gone through fecal microbiota transplants.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 26, 2017

How Much You Use Online Media Is Influenced By Your Genes

Recent research says our genes have something to do with how much we spend time on the internet, whether on social media platforms, chat forums, or gaming sites.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

Can This Molecule Stop Superbugs In Their Tracks?

Scientists from Oregon State University have developed a new potential weapon in the fight against antibiotic-resistant germs. The key: the PPMO molecule for neutralizing the bacteria’s ability to evade antibiotics.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 25, 2017

Nicotine Can Normalize Genetically-Induced Brain Impairments: Study

A new study suggests that nicotine can normalize genetically-induced brain ailments. The study published in the journal Nature Medicine was conducted by a team assembled by University of Colorado Boulders.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

New Low Cost Therapy May Benefit Stroke Patients With Vision Problems

Researchers at University of East Anglia and University Of Glasgow have formulated a new cost-effective technique to treat stroke patients suffering from vision problems. The study was published in the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

Burnt Toast And Potatoes Could Lead To Cancer, Food Scientists Warn

In its new campaign, the UK’s Food Standards Agency advised against browning starchy foods during cooking and linked it to increased levels of acrylamide. The chemical is deemed a potential carcinogen, though other experts say the link remains unclear.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

Binge Eating Fatty Food Even Once Can Lead To Fatty Liver Disease And Insulin Resistance: Study

Researchers discover that eating a meal rich in saturated fats even once can already impact the body negatively. A single episode of binge eating fatty food is enough to trigger insulin resistance and affect liver metabolism.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

Birth Rate In China On The Rise After Country Relaxes 1-Child Policy Restrictions

The birth rate increased in China after the country relaxed its family planning policies. Nearly 90 million couples, most of whom are rural residents, now have the possibility of having second child.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

Teeth Grinding: What Is Bruxism And Why Is It Harmful To Health?

Teeth grinding or bruxism shouldn’t be taken lightly. It damages not only your teeth and gums, but it comes with painful side effects as well if not treated at an early stage.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2017

Black Women At Higher Risk Of Dying From Cervical Cancer: Study

A new study suggests that black and older women are more likely to die from the cervical cancer compared to white women. The study was published on Jan. 23 in the journal Cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

E-Cigarettes Encourage Youth To Use Tobacco Products, New Study Suggests

A new study conducted by the University Of California reveals that e-cigarettes are increasing the number of youth smokers rather than reducing it. The study was published in the journal Pediatrics on Jan. 23.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

Researchers Find Link Between Estrogen Levels And PTSD

A new study has revealed that estrogen plays an important role in controlling post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. The hormone protects the brain from trauma and even alters the pain perception.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

Sharing Good News Can Promote Health And Happiness, Researchers Suggest

A new study reveals that sharing good news can prove to be effective in the promotion of good health and happiness. The study was conducted on military couples living in Oregon.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

The Breakfast Debate: Can This Meal Of The Day Really Help Keep You Thin?

A small study raises potential issues in breakfast studies that cite the first meal of the day as a weight loss aid. It has warned that these are partly industry funded, something likely affecting the strength of the nutrition science advice.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

Chewing Your Food Can Protect You From Illness

A recent study conducted by the University of Manchester and National Institutes of Health showed that proper chewing of food can activate T helper 17 cells in the mouth. The study has been published in the journal 'Immunity.'

Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017

Immune Cell Tracking Can Help Identify Inflammatory Arthritis

Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital have revealed that by tracing molecules for immune cells, it may be possible to identify inflammatory arthritis. This malady is more prevalent in women vis-à-vis men, according to the study.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017

How Do Jade Eggs Work Exactly?

Gwyneth Paltrow started to sell jade eggs on her website, Goop, for internal use in women's vaginas. The practice, which should empower women, is highly controversial.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

Sunscreen vs. Beach Umbrella: What Gives Better Sun Protection?

What gives better sun protection? The shade of a beach umbrella or good old sunscreen? New research published in JAMA Dermatology revealed the best choice to protect your skin from the sun.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

Heavy Alcohol Drinking During Adolescence Alters Electrical Activity In The Brain

The harmful effects of heavy alcohol use on adolescents, which include changes in the electrical activity of the brain, have been highlighted in a new study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017

Calorie Restriction Diet Found To Extend Monkey Life By Years: Will It Work On Humans Too?

Calorie restriction in one's diet has often been wrapped in controversy, and now a new set of findings reveal that it helps monkeys live healthier, longer lives. But do the seeming benefits actually apply to humans?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017

Children Suffering With Asthma At Higher Risk Of Becoming Obese

Children suffering from asthma are more likely to become obese, according to a new study. An early diagnosis and treatment of asthma may help in the prevention of obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

Kid Lands In Hospital After YouTube Stunt Imitation Goes Wrong

An 8-year-old boy from New Hampshire suffers a bad burn after imitating a YouTube sanitizer stunt, and his mother has spoken up to warn other parents.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

Low Blood Levels Of Protein May Affect Kidney Function

According to a new study, low blood levels of protein could affect kidney functions in an adverse manner. The presence of the soluble klotho protein in high amounts, however, may aid in safeguarding the organ.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

MRI Scan Can Detect Prostate Cancer And Avoid Unnecessary Biopsy

Men suffering from prostate cancer can avoid unnecessary biopsies if they undergo an initial MRI scan, according to a new study. The study was published in the British medical journal The Lancet.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2017

People Who Frequently Swear Are Less Likely To Lie, Deceive: Study

New research showed that, while people who swear tend to seem more vulgar, they are also more likely to be honest. Prior to this research, swearing was associated with dishonesty, in some cases.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017

Looking To Spice Up Regular Yoga? Goat Yoga Might Be What You’re Looking For

Two women in Arizona have started a bizarre, but successful business. The concept of goat yoga involves yoga sessions with goats, which are believed to be therapeutic for people.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 19, 2017

Asthma May Be Misdiagnosed In One Out Of Three Adults: Study

Studying over 600 adults who have been diagnosed with asthma in the last five years, a team of researchers has found that one out of three adults may not have asthma at all despite their diagnosis and continued medication.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 18, 2017

1 In 5 Young People Regularly Loses Sleep Over Social Media: Study

New research suggests that one in five children aged 12 to 15 wake up during the night to check social media, which makes them more prone to feeling constantly tired. A case of fear of missing out?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 18, 2017

Each Meal You Eat Triggers An Immune System Response, Sets Off Inflammation

Research sheds new light on the inflammatory response generated by the immune system in the human body during digestion. In healthy adults, the process is beneficial, while in overweight and obese people it can lead to diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 18, 2017

Caffeine May Be Key To Fighting Aging-Related Inflammation

New research has linked coffee consumption with the reduction of cardiovascular disease among the elderly. The research discovered that an underlying inflammatory mechanism that triggers cardiovascular problems can be neutralized by caffeine.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 18, 2017

High Blood Pressure In Later Life Reduces Dementia Risk

A study published recently shows that people with high blood pressure will be at lesser risk to suffer from dementia. The study was conducted on people aged 90 or above.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017

Milk Money: You Might Be Eligible For Cash Payout Under This Dairy Lawsuit Settlement

If you bought milk or another dairy product from 2003 to 2011 in one of the 16 affected locations, you may be eligible for a cash payout from a recently settled antitrust class-action lawsuit against dairy producers.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017

Blue Monday: Is It Really The Most Depressing Day Of The Year?

“Blue Monday” this year in the United Kingdom has been predicted to be the bluest of all with events such as Brexit and deaths of well-loved celebrities, but is it scientifically the gloomiest day all year long?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017

Melanoma Mutation Found To Thrive On Fat, Not Glucose

More than 60 percent of melanoma cases are due to a mutation called BRAF V600E. According to researchers, the mutation particularly thrives on fat, taking a different route that other cancer mutations usually take for growth and development.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017

Tennessee Bill Bans Access To Junk Food Using Food Stamps

Republican Columbia representative Sheila Butt has filed a bill in Tennessee to prohibit low-income families from using their food stamps to buy junk food and processed food items, which can include candy, ice cream and other sweets.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017

Here Are The Potential Dangers Of Tapeworm In Your Sushi

Given that experts have recently identified the presence of the Japanese broad tapeworm in wild pink salmon caught in Hawaii, is there an immediate danger of infection for salmon and sushi lovers in the country?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 16, 2017

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