Healthy Living/Wellness

Cockroach Milk Has More Protein And Nutrients Than Regular Milk: The Next Superfood Trend?

Cockroach milk may still need some time before becoming the next superfood trend despite it being supposedly nutritious and protein-rich. What are superfoods and why are they trendy?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 27, 2018

Hot Dogs Vs. Hamburgers, Which Is Better For You To Eat?

Is a hot dog a healthier option than a hamburger? Experts have broken down the number of calories and sodium in each of these summer classic foods and the answer may be surprising.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018

FDA Warns Of So-Called 'Sunscreen Pills': What Are They?

Can so-called 'sunscreen pills' really protect the skin from harmful UV rays? FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says no pills can replace topical sunscreens.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Is Vanishing As Children In The Region Are Struggling With Obesity

Southern Europe was once heralded for its Mediterranean diet but as a new group is coming of age, the diet seems to have gone out the window. Mediterranean children are now among the most obese in Europe.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018

Obesity Associated With 12 Types Of Cancer Including Ovarian, Prostate, and Breast Cancer

Obesity is an unhealthy condition and now 12 different types of cancer have been linked to it. Cancers associated with obesity include ovarian, prostate, and breast cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018

Machine That Treats Sleep Apnea May Help Increase Sexual Performance In Women

A new study shows that the regular use of the CPAP device that treats obstructive sleep apnea increased the sex drive among women. OSA affects 22 million people in the United States and 1.5 million people in Britain.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

Couples Fond Of Seafood Have More Active Sex Life And Get Pregnant Faster

Researchers followed 500 couples from Michigan and Texas to record their seafood intake and rate of sexual intercourse for a duration of one year. The study found that couples who ate more seafood have more sex and conceived faster.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

The Anti-Seizure Effects Of Keto Diet May Be Because Of Gut Bacteria

Ketogenic diets are notorious among fitness experts, with some swearing by its weight loss efficiency. It’s also effective against seizures, and this new study tries to answer why.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2018

Keep Ticks Away By Wearing Clothes Doused With Bug Spray Permethrin

Wearing clothes doused in the insecticide named permethrin was proven to be an effective way of protecting against ticks. The findings were published in a study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

Egg Farm Files Petition To FDA Over 'Healthy' Food Labeling

A company filed a petition to the FDA to allow eggs have a 'healthy' label despite exceeding cholesterol limits. To the company’s knowledge, they are the only egg company that has filed a similar petition to the FDA.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

How Mussels In Seattle's Puget Sound Tested Positive For A 100-Year-Old Opioid

Mussels from the Puget Sound have tested positive for oxycodone, which is an opioid. Scientists believe that the water likely got contaminated from wastewater treatment plants.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

20-Year-Old Hockey Player Carson Meyer Discovers A 25-Inch Orange Tapeworm In His Poop

Hockey prospect Carson Meyer, 20, discovered that a 25-inch orange tapeworm was living inside him for a year. It caused Meyer to lose weight and feel lethargic.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

Loneliness Or Social Isolation Can Lead To An Early Death For People With Heart Failure, New Study Suggests

A new study showed that people who suffer from heart failure and feel lonely are at a greater risk of a premature death. The study noted that people who felt connected to others but had a similar diagnosis where not at risk.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

Reducing Alcohol, Red Meat, Sugary Drinks From Diet Can Lower Cancer Risk

The World Cancer Research Fund released a new set of recommendations for cancer prevention. It encouraged people to reduce or eliminate consumption of red meat and sugar-sweetened drinks, along with changing their diet and lifestyle.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

Rice Loses B Vitamins, Other Nutrients Because Of Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels

The expected concentration of carbon dioxide by the second half of the century may reduce the nutritional value of rice. More malnutrition may occur in countries that depend on it for energy and protein.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

New Study Reveals It’s Really Hard To Quit Smoking, But Financial Rewards Might Help

Vapers, heads up: a new large-scale study claims that e-cigarettes don’t really help smokers quit the habit. Free financial rewards might help, but only slightly.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

Lack Of Vitamin D Linked To Belly Fat: Here’s What You Can Eat To Prevent Deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to diabetes and heart disease, but more recently to obesity. The good news, however, is that the vitamin can be obtained from sun exposure and foods.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

FDA Warns Parents About The Dangers Of Using Teething Medicines On Babies, Wants Them Discontinued

The Food and Drug Administration is warning parents to stop using teething medicines on infants. Health officials claim that an ingredient in these products could lead to dangerous side effects for babies.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer

Sleeping in on weekends may help you live longer, according to a new study. Getting nine hours of sleep during weekends will compensate for sleep deprivation during weekdays, preventing higher risk of death.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

New Discovery Suggests That Sweet Potatoes Are From Asia, Not America

A team of researchers claimed to have discovered a fossil leaf that is from the same plant family as sweet potatoes in Asia. The team suggested that sweet potatoes may not be from America after all.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

Drinking Champagne, Consuming Fish Oil Pills, And Challenging Yourself Are Some Ways To Help Prevent Dementia

A professor from the United Kingdom has given six beneficial ways to help prevent dementia. Some of the suggestions include brain exercise, fish oil pill intake, and drinking at least 3 glasses of champagne a week.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 23, 2018

Obese People Have More Energy Reserve To Survive Infection During Hospital Admissions: Study

New studies concluded that obesity helps fight off infections during hospital admissions. Experts found that obese individuals fare better in this medical aspect than people with normal weight due to extra energy reserve.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

5-Year-Old With Autism Speaks First Words In A McDonald's Drive-Thru: What Is Nonverbal Autism?

Briana Blankenship recorded her 5-year-old daughter, Taylor, saying her first words while in a McDonald's drive-thru. Taylor has nonverbal autism and has been in speech therapy since age 3.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Deaths From Prostate Cancer Stopped Falling In 2013 But Incidences Continue To Decline

Deaths from prostate cancer fell every year for 20 years, but the number of deaths hit a wall and is no longer facing a drop. Overall prostate cancer incidences have fallen.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

New Study Shows Suicide Rate Has Doubled Among Young Black Children In The US

A newly released study found that the suicide rate among black children is twice as high as that of their white counterparts. Majority of the children were under the age of 13.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Sleep-Deprived People Are 5 Times More Likely To Have Increased Lapses Of Attention

A new study found that lack of sleep could cause performance impairments and other cognitive problems. Researchers compared experimental data from participants who experienced less sleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

One Way To Prevent Heart Disease? Eat An Egg Per Day, Says New Study

Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, including heart attacks and strokes, according to a new study. But what about eating more than one egg a day?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Childhood Leukemia Can Be Prevented And More Than Likely Triggered By Common Infections Such As Flu

Children who are more exposed to other children and not kept in a "ultra-clean" environment or more less likely to develop acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The new findings were based on research that has been collected for the past 30 years.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Study Shows People With Higher Levels Of Belly Fat Could Suffer From Vitamin D Deficiency

Obesity and vitamin D deficiency could be linked according to a new study. The study showed that men and women who had higher levels of fat around their abdomen suffered from vitamin D deficiency.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Removing Shoes After Coming Home Could Help With Weight Loss By Keeping Chemicals That Affect Hormones Out

Researchers in Portugal claimed that chemicals from outdoors can affect a person's hormones, which could lead to weight gain. The scientists suggest that one way to keep the chemicals out is to remove shoes when arriving home.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Exercising 4-5 Days A Week Could Help Your Heart Remain Youthful, New Study Suggests

A new study conducted by various researchers in Texas showed that exercising four to five days a week helped decrease aging in the heart and major arteries. Participants of the study ranged from 60 years and older.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Intermittent Fasting Diets Could Increase Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

A group of researchers warned people against the potential health risk of the popular intermittent fasting diet fad. Their finding was presented during an annual meeting that is being held by the European Society of Endocrinology from May 19 to May 22.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Researchers Say More Young People Are Selecting Marijuana As Their First Drug

Researchers discovered that teenagers today are more likely to choose marijuana as their first drug instead of tobacco or alcohol. The number of teens abstaining from drugs has also increased.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 18, 2018

Bill Gates Tells Story About The 2 Times He Explained To Donald Trump The Difference Between HPV And HIV

Bill Gates told a story to an audience where it showed that the current president of the United States doesn't know the difference between HPV and HIV. Gates had to explain the difference between the two on two separate occasions.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 18, 2018

Eating Fish Twice A Week Could Strengthen Heart Health, Study Says

The American Heart Association released a new advisory that recommended that Americans should increase their fish intake. Researchers believe that consuming fish at least twice a week could strengthen heart health.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 18, 2018

Moderate Exercise May Not Be Able To Slow Down Dementia, Study Says

The British Medical Journal published a study that showcased moderate to intense exercise might not improve people diagnosed with dementia. The study involved nearly 500 people that were divided into two groups.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 17, 2018

If Your Body Clock Is Messed Up, Your Mental Health Is At Risk

A new study established a link between biological clock disruptions and increased risk for mental health issues. People with increased nighttime activity, decreased daytime activity, or both were more likely to have symptoms of major depression or bipolar disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2018

Eating Yogurt May Help Reduce Chronic Inflammation, Study Says

A study done by a team from the University of Wisconsin at Madison found that consuming yogurt could reduce chronic inflammation. The university recruited premenopausal women for a nine-week experiment.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2018

WHO Wants Trans Fat Out Of Food Supply: Types Of Food To Avoid To Cut Back On Trans Fats

World Health Organization recently released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. Here's how one can restrict the consumption of the artery-clogging fat.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2018

Physically Exhausting Jobs May Shorten Men’s Lifespan: Study

Working out is good for your health. Or is it? A new study has found that physically demanding jobs may actually endanger your overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2018

Blood Donor Saved Millions Of Babies: What Are The Benefits Of Donating Blood?

An Australian man with unique antibodies in his blood saved the lives of million of babies over the past 60 years. You do not need special blood to become a donor though, and donating blood comes with several benefits.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2018

Meditation, Breathing Exercises May Help Improve Brain Health

Researchers from Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and the Global Brain Health Institute in Dublin dissected the neurophysiological link between breathing exercise and brain health. They provide a scientific explanation of how exactly pranayama, yoga, and mindfulness improve people’s concentration.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2018

World Health Organization Sets Deadline For Eliminating Trans Fats From Food

The World Health Organization announced a solution to decrease the amount of trans fat consumption. It believes that trans fats play an important role in cardiovascular disease-related deaths.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 14, 2018

GMO Food To Get Labels Beginning 2020: What Is GMO?

GMO products will now get labels indicating as such. The Department of Agriculture has now submitted guidelines on proper GMO labeling, and one of the solutions is to refer to GMO products as ‘bioengineered.’

Healthy Living/Wellness May 14, 2018

Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Could Help Diabetics Manage Blood Sugar: What To Know About The Diet

Could a very low-carbohydrate diet really help Type 1 diabetics to manage blood sugar levels? Here are some things you might want to know before starting a new diet.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 12, 2018

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