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Vegan YouTuber Yovana Mendoza Caught Eating Fish, Explains Health Issue

YouTuber Yovana Mendoza is now explaining herself after a video of her eating fish surfaced. She explains that she had to add meat to her diet due to a health condition.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2019

New Poll Shows Growing Majority Of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

More Americans believe that marijuana use should be legalized. Advocates hope that the growing endorsement of the public would encourage the government to reclassify the substance.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2019

Teen's Sudden Schizophrenia Turns Out To Be A Bad Case Of Cat Scratch Disease

For two years, doctors tried several tests to solve the mystery of a teen who had a sudden schizophrenia. It only took one doctor to observe a cat scratch on his skin to end the boy's struggle.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2019

Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk Of Esophageal Cancer: Study

Drinking piping hot tea is shown to be linked to esophageal cancer, nearly doubling the risk of the disease. The new study reveals the connection, becoming the first time researchers showed a link with a specific temperature.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2019

Doctors May Soon Be Prescribing Veggies Instead Of Drugs

Researchers found that insurance-coverage of healthy food could improve the health of beneficiaries and reduce healthcare utilization. It also found that encouraging a healthy diet is more cost-effective than purchasing medicine for chronic illnesses.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2019

Start-Up Creates Smart Lighter To Help People Stop Smoking

A Lebanese start-up created a smart lighter that promises to help smokers reduce cigarette consumption and eventually quit smoking. The device called Slighter creates a personalized plan based on the user's smoking habits.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 19, 2019

Chewing Sounds Can Set Off People Suffering From Misophonia

Some people are driven crazy by the sound of a normal activity such as eating or breathing. The condition called misophonia can trigger an intense physical and emotional reaction.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 18, 2019

Coffee Compounds May Stop Prostate Cancer Growth

Kahweol acetate and cafestol, two hydrocarbons found in Arabica coffee, showed a potential to retard the growth of prostate cancer in mice. Researchers are now looking at the possibility of using the compounds to prevent cancer development in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 18, 2019

Three Or More Eggs A Week Linked To Increased Risk For Heart Disease

Are eggs more good or bad for the health? A new study adds to the debate, and unfortunately, it's not very good news for people who love to eat eggs.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2019

Compound Found In Green Tea May Reverse Alzheimer's Symptoms

Scientists have identified two compounds found in green tea and carrots that can help retard the effects of Alzheimer's disease in mice. The team believes these components can have the same effects on human sufferers as well.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2019

Mushrooms May Help Reduce Risk Of Memory Problems: These Are The Healthiest Ways To Cook Them

Reduced prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in people who eat mushrooms may be due to a compound called ergothioneine. What are the healthiest ways to cook mushrooms according to a 2016 scientific study?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2019

Claire's Recalls Makeup Products Because Of Asbestos Contamination

Claire's is conducting a voluntary recall of three cosmetics products for possible asbestos contamination. If inhaled, asbestos can cause serious adverse health issues.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2019

More Young Adults, Teens Experience Mental Health Problems In Past Decade

The percentage of teens and young adults with mental health issues increased sharply in the past decade. What may be the cause of the increase?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2019

Man Who Used Cotton Bud In Ear Canal Suffers From Deadly Brain Infection

Fatal brain infection almost awaited a man who used cotton bud to clean his ears. The cotton swab lodged in his ear, causing him to have seizures and a traumatic near-death experience.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2019

23andMe Genetic Report Can Tell If You Are Likely To Develop Type 2 Diabetes

23andMe used data of more than 2.5 million to develop its new genetic report on Type 2 diabetes. The DNA testing company said the report can identify people who may not know they have a genetic predisposition to diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2019

The Secret To A Happy Marriage Could Be In Your Genes

Researchers found that the secret to a happy marriage involves more than just love and trust. Science showed that genes play an important role in marital satisfaction and attachment security.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2019

Guinness Names 116-year-Old Japanese Woman Kane Tanaka World's Oldest Person

A 116-year-old woman from Fukuoka, Japan is honored by Guinness as the oldest living person. Kane Tanaka keeps alert in her nursing home by studying math and playing board games.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2019

Getting An Infection During Pregnancy Could Result In Higher Risk Of Autism And Mental Disorders

Infection during pregnancy increases the likelihood that her child will be diagnosed with a mental disorder, particularly autism and depression, in the future, a study has found. The risk remains high even if the mother experienced an infection that is considered mild.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2019

Child Psychiatrist Classified Children According To Personality As Either 'Orchids' Or 'Dandelions'

A child development expert grouped children in either dandelion or orchid based on how they respond to stressors. He revealed that dandelions are unfazed by their surroundings but orchids are a little more sensitive to their environment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 6, 2019

'Keto Crotch' Could Be Another Stinky Side Effect Of Popular Low Carb Diet

Women have been complaining about a smelly side effect of the keto diet. Here's how ketosis may cause the so-called keto crotch and even bacterial vaginosis according to health experts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 5, 2019

Teen Who Got Vaccinated Behind Parents' Backs To Speak Before Congress

Ethan Linderberger will speak in front of the Senate to talk about his decision to get vaccinated despite his parents' anti-vaccine beliefs. He will make an appearance during a hearing on the reappearance of preventable diseases in the United States.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2019

Researcher Finds Link Between Increased Calorie Intake In Children And Social Media Use

Children who use social media, particularly YouTube, are getting exposed to marketing through influencers. New research found that children who saw vloggers endorse junk food are also likely to eat junk food, such as chocolate bars and cookies.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2019

Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep Not Effective, May Increase Waistline

Are 'catch-up' sleeps during the weekend effective for people who did not sleep enough during the week? A new study says it may not be a healthy habit.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2019

Researchers Working On GMO Wheat That Can Be Safely Consumed By People With Celiac Disease

People with celiac disease might soon be able to eat food containing wheat without experiencing any symptoms. In a study, researchers created a new variety of the grain that has built-in enzymes that break down gluten.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2019

Study Pinpoints 'Fast And Easy' Weight Loss Strategy

The secret to losing weight is to monitor food consumption. In an experiment, researchers found that people who logged their daily calorie and fat intake into an app lost at least 10 percent of their body weight.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2019

Fat Cells Have Biological Clock That Can Affect Metabolism

Human fat cells follow its own biological clock that regulates metabolism and appetite. This new finding helps scientists better understand the role of circadian rhythm in key body functions.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2019

Diet Soda Linked To 23 Percent Increased Risk For Stroke In Women

Researchers found an association between drinking at least two diet sodas daily and increased risk for stroke in women. High consumers were also found to have increased risk for heart disease and early death.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2019

More Women Are Getting Affected By Heart Attack, Says Study

According to new research, women accounted for more hospital admissions for heart attacks. The study findings revealed that young women between the ages of 35 and 54 are at a higher risk of acute myocardial infarction.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2019

Spain Ekes Out Win Over Italy As World's Healthiest Nation

Spain was declared the healthiest country in the world, beating Italy, Japan, and Iceland. A recent survey gave a score of 92.8 out of 100 to Spain based on several factors that contribute to a nation's overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2019

Number Of Push Ups One Can Do May Indicate Heart Health

Men who can do more than 40 push-ups have a higher risk of experiencing heart issues, according to a new study. Researchers believe that the ability to do push-ups can be used to screen for cardiovascular diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2019

Screen Time Exposure For Very Young Children Has Doubled Since The Late 90s

The screen time among children under the age of 2 is on the rise. New research found that between 1997 and 2014, the amount of time that young children spend in front of a screen more than doubled.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2019

Interval Training Better At Promoting Weight Loss Than Cycling And Running

To lose weight, high-intensity interval training might be the way to go. Researchers analyzed over 40 studies that probed whether interval training or moderate intensity continuous programs like jogging and cycling will yield better results.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2019

Too Much 'Ultraprocessed' Food Can Lead To Early Grave

Researchers warned that ultraprocessed food increase the risk of early death. In a massive new study, they also found that adults who have a lower income, live alone, and have a sedentary lifestyle are more likely to consume ultraprocessed food.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 13, 2019

Study Takes On 'Beer Before Wine' Drinking Myth

Will drinking wine before beer, as a popular age-old adage suggests, ease next day's hangover? A total of 90 people participated in a study that involves heavy drinking for science.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 9, 2019

Marijuana Use May Cause Sperm Count To Rise According To Harvard Research

Researchers investigated the effects of marijuana on fertility, particularly in a man's sperm count. They found that those who had smoked pot have a higher sperm concentration per ejaculate than those who never had the substance at all.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 7, 2019

Recent Study Strengthens Suspected Link Between Gut Microbiome And Depression

Researchers found that people who do not have a certain strain of bacteria typically found in the gut are more likely to experience depression. The findings are part of a larger study that links gut microbiome to mental health.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 5, 2019

New Study Notes Rise In Obesity-Related Cancer Cases In Younger Americans

The risk of obesity-related cancers has increased among millennials in the past two decades. The researchers blame the steep rise in the prevalence of obesity in young people in the United States and around the world.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 4, 2019

Indulging In Alcohol Can Trigger DNA Change That Leads To Craving Even More Alcohol

Researchers found that heavy drinkers have altered their DNA. They hope that the new findings could one day help develop a treatment for excessive drinking, which continues to kill millions around the world.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 1, 2019

American Lung Association Says The FDA Isn't Doing Enough To Keep E-Cigs Away From Children

American Lung Association issued a report that reviews the efforts of the federal government to restrict children's access to e-cigarettes. The FDA received a failing mark for allowing e-cigarette use among youths to rise in 2018.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 1, 2019

Deleting Facebook Is Great For Mental Health, Says Acclaimed ‘Gold Standard’ Study

Deleting Facebook might do wonders for your mental health. A major new study found that unplugging from the site resulted in improved well-being, happiness, reduced anxiety, and more.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 1, 2019

Researchers Uncover Secret To Lager Yeast's Effectiveness

Researchers identified the aspects that give lager beer its cold and crisp traits that many people around the world love. In two papers, they demonstrated how modern lager yeast became accustomed to the cold and sugar-hungry.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 31, 2019

E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit When Accompanied By Behavioral Support

Researchers in UK found that smokers who vaped are nearly twice as likely to quit the habit. The trial compared the efficacy of e-cigarettes and licensed smoking cessation aids.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 30, 2019

Study Links Mental Health Problems With Body Clock

People who wake up early are more likely to have better mental health than night owls who stay up too late. In a massive new study, researchers identified genes responsible for the body clock.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 30, 2019

New Treatment Programs In US Aim To Treat 'Internet Addiction'

Reboot, a program in a mental health center in Ohio, targets 'internet addiction' in children. It is only one of the programs in the United States that offers treatment for people who might be addicted to the internet and electronic devices.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 28, 2019

More Physical Activity Can Help Prevent Depression, Study Finds

Do physical activities reduce depression, or does depression reduce physical activity? A new study finds the strongest evidence so far of physical activity's protective effect against depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019

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