Amanda Maddox

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How HIV Became a Treatable, Chronic Disease

Allison Webel, <i>Case Western Reserve University</i><p>It has been almost 35 years since the world was introduced to the term AIDS. In the 1980s, researchers and physicians were trying to understand what was causing waves of strange infections and discovered it was a new virus called the human …

The Best Foods to Fight Fatigue

Exhaustion isn’t a good look on anyone, but it’s all too easy to burn the candle at both ends in the always-connected world we live in. And when that …

Making an All-Natural First Aid Kit: Your Go-To Herbal Remedy Guide - One Green Planet

While bandages, saline and gauze swabs are all important pieces to include in your first aid kit, there are a few other useful components to a first …

Alternative Medicine

Scientists Argue Appendix Might Not Be ‘Irrelevant’ to Our Health, Propose This as the Organ’s Current Function

The appendix has been dubbed a vestigial organ, thought to no longer perform any necessary function, but new research is supporting a previously proposed theory that it might still have a relevant purpose in the human body today.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>“Popular belief tells us the appendix is a …

Mayo Clinic

Alzheimer's Disease Research is Pointing in a Very Surprising New Direction

At any given time, one of us has had athlete’s foot, an eye infection, or a skin irritation that was caused by fungi. From ringworm to candida, …

Can This Treatment Blast 800 Calories in 3 Minutes?

An emerging health trend called Cryotherapy redefines the term “chilling out.” Like something out of a sci-fi movie, the three-minute treatment …

Mandy Moore

Stacy Sims, PhD: The Science of Hydration, The Case for Sugar and Sodium in Fluids, and Individualizing Your Plan

Stacy Sims, PhD, is an Environmental Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist specializing in thermoregulation, hydration, performance …

Marathons

Coca-Cola has a message for people who think soda is linked to obesity in Americans

Coca-Cola wants you to think that soda is not the cause of health problems for Americans, such as obesity or Type 2 diabetes (even though scientific …

Here's How Music Influences Your Workout, According To Science

Listening to music during exercise could lead to a better workout, scientists say.<p>Why does it tend to feel like you get a better workout in when you put music to your exercise? It turns out that your favorite gym-time jams may act as natural pain relievers and help you to move faster without you …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Right now the front of your brain is firing signals about what you’re reading and how much of it you soak up has a lot to do with whether there is a …

The Latest Science on Water—and Why You Should Drink More of It

<b></b>The Latest Science on Water—and Why You Should Drink More of ItBy now you may have heard that the 8x8 water rule (8 ounces, 8 times a day) has been …

Wellness