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Skeletal stem cells found in humans for first time, promising new treatments for fractures and osteoporosis

Researchers have finally triumphed in a decadeslong quest to identify human stem cells that reliably develop into the bone, cartilage, and other …

Stem Cells

A breakthrough study suggests a link between the immune system and schizophrenia

• Australian research has found that the immune system, and inflammation, might be linked to schizophrenia.<br>• Some people with schizophrenia have an increase in white blood cells, an important part of the immune system, in their brain.<br>• Schizophrenia affects approximately 23 million people worldwide and …

Immune System

9 reasons your body will thank you for using a foam roller

Time to get foam rolling. Find out the benefits and learn from the experts as to why everyone should incorporate foam rolling into their fitness …

Stretching

Mechanisms by which gut microorganisms influence food sensitivities

1.<p>Turnbull, J. L., Adams, H. N. & Gorard, D. A. Review article: the diagnosis and management of food allergy and food intolerances. <i>Aliment.</i> …

Celiac Disease

Study Suggests BPA-Free Plastics Are Just as Harmful to Health

Plastic products that boast of being “BPA-free” aren’t necessarily any safer for us, suggests a new mouse study published Thursday in Current …

Opinion: Avoid making these 3 huge tax mistakes ahead of your retirement

You’ve been saving diligently for retirement, stashing funds in IRA’s and 401(k)s for a few decades and watching the power of compounding interest …

Social Security

When Blueberries and Grapes Are Combined a Dramatic Decline in Memory Loss and Aging – Study

Most people have heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” – but this new body of research suggests that eating grapes and blueberries …

Cheese and Yogurt Help Protect Against Dying, Study Finds

Eating dairy products, especially cheese and yogurt, is linked with a lower mortality rate, according to a new study reviewed by NBC News.<p>Consuming …

Holistic Medicine

Shigella: Everything you need to know about the causes, symptoms and treatment

Following the sudden deaths of a British couple at a holiday resort in Egypt last week, two of the guests evacuated from the hotel where the couple were staying have said they have been infected with the bacteria Shigella.<p>They were among some 300 guests evacuated from the Steigenberger Aqua Magic …

Environmental Health

Could matcha green tea be used to treat cancer? ‘Striking’ results show it kills cancer cells by stopping them from refuelling

It’s long been hailed as having beneficial health properties, such as aiding weight loss.<p>But matcha green tea could be used to treat cancer - not …

Tea

Turns Out, Yoga Really Can Work As Well As Blood Pressure Medication

You probably already know that yoga is great for flexibility and mental health, but did you know it has major cardiovascular benefits as well? In …

Yoga

Why modern medicine is a major threat to public health | Aseem Malhotra

Most patients will derive no health improvement from medication. We should tackle the root causes of disease instead<p>When former airline pilot Tony Royle came to see me last year to seek reassurance that it was OK to participate in an Ironman event, having stopped all his medications 18 months after …

Public Health

Why the "Glycome" Is the Next Big Thing in Health and Medicine

When you think of sugar, you probably think of the sweet, white, crystalline table sugar that you use to make cookies or sweeten your coffee. But did …

Immune System

Low-dose aspirin too risky for most people, studies find

Heart Health<p>Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who have already had one, but the risks aren't worth it for most, major new research finds.<p>Although aspirin has been used for more than a century, …

Aspirin

Americans should be more afraid of HPV

HPV-related oral and genital cancers are on the rise — yet we're under-using the vaccine that can prevent them.<p>Lee Tomlinson wasn’t a smoker. He wasn’t a drinker. He was a longtime professional tennis player and marathoner based in Los Angeles, “the healthiest guy anyone knew,” he says.<p>That’s why, …

Alzheimer's tied to brain's 'waste removal system'

In Alzheimer's disease, our brains accumulate molecular waste; excess buildup of proteins that could become toxic and disrupt communication between …

Psychologists have surprising advice for people who feel unmotivated

Per traditional self-help narratives, if you can’t accomplish your goal, you should ask for advice. Find someone who has successfully landed the job, gotten the promotion, made the grades, achieved the weight loss, or created the financial stability that you want. Tell this person you’re …

Self Control

5 Reasons Why It's Time to Embrace Eating 'Pegan' and Ditch Paleo

The newest – and healthiest – eating protocol may, in fact, be the Pegan diet (and nope, that’s no typo!)<p>Coined by Dr. Mark Hyman, Director of the …

The Holy Grail Keto Diet Guide — Everything From the Surprising Benefits to Weird Side Effects

The keto diet has been around for years, but recently its popularity has been on the rise, with people all over the world crediting the diet for their weight-loss transformations. Whether you're just curious about the keto diet or ready to get started and don't want to do all the research on the …

Nerve stimulator may help depressed patients feel normal

Health news<p>An implanted nerve stimulator may help patients with the most severe depression get some of their day-to-day lives back, even if it doesn’t fully relieve their symptoms, doctors reported Tuesday.<p>Patients who have been using the vagus nerve stimulator say they have regained significant …

Washington University

Science Says You Can Trick Your Taste Buds Into Craving Healthy Foods

Taste buds might determine what foods taste delicious to you and which end up politely spit out in a napkin, but a new study proves that it's …

Bella Hadid

Gut Feeling: the Microbiome and Mental Health

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome (New Society Publishers, 2017<i>),</i> <i>by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and by Alan C. Logan, ND presents the scientific</i> …

The emotionally intelligent way to resolve disagreements faster

Unpacking the counterintuitive psychology behind conflict resolution.<p>Imagine you run a tech startup. Cash is tight, but you can’t afford to enter the market with a product that doesn’t live up to its promises. And right now, it’s clear that your engineers aren’t focusing enough on the …

The Surprising Effects the Keto Diet Can Have on Your Skin

The ketogenic diet has become more mainstream over the past year thanks to celebrity endorsements from stars like Halle Berry, amd the amazing before and after weight-loss transformations. While there's still much to learn about the low-carb, high-fat diet and how it affects the body, experts have …

Time For That Colonoscopy? Probe Your Doc First On How The Scopes Are Cleaned

After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn’t stand on her own.<p>That was on a Friday, and she chalked …

Healthy Spine Part 6: A Healthier, Natural Alternative to Pain Medications - Dublin, CA Patch

Have you been prescribed, or worried about someone who may be taking excessive amounts of 'anti-inflammatories' for chronic back pain?<p>If so, this …

How Mitochondria Can Help Repair Dying Hearts

What does this mean for patients with damaged hearts?<p>Doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital are using a new transplant method to give children a …

For Optimal Health, Make Sure You Have a Vitamin D Level of 60 ng/mL

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Thousands of studies have been done on the health effects of vitamin D, and research shows it is involved in the biology of all the …

Probiotics for bipolar disorder mania

Bipolar disorder can be a debilitating disease. Dealing with this illness is quite difficult for patients, family, and friends. The manic phases can …

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of …