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1 in Every 15 Women Has PCOS — Here's How to Know If You're 1 of Them

PCOS — polycystic ovarian (or ovary) syndrome — is a chronic condition that affects the lives and health of millions of women globally. Studies show …

Women's Health

How live vaccines enhance the body's immune response - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin's university hospital, have discovered a new mechanism by which live vaccines induce …

Do You Know How Healthy Chia Seeds Are?

Health claims about the benefits of chia seeds continue to fuel their popularity. Are these claims true?<p>You don't have to rely on rumors for reliable …

Nutrition

This Surprising Mineral Can Counteract The Effects Of Sugar

If there’s a good versus evil in the nutrition world, it’s salt versus sugar. The two white crystals look similar on the outside but are totally …

Nutrition

Wheat and Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is an unfortunate disease of the brain. A progressive disorder, it often presents with social withdrawal, paranoia, hearing voices, …

Neuroscience

We learn nothing about nutrition, claim medical students

<b>Medical students say they currently learn almost nothing about the way diet and lifestyle affect health - and they should be taught more.</b><p>They say what they are taught is not practical or relevant to most of the medical problems they see in GP surgeries, clinics and hospitals.<p>A leading GP estimated …

Medical School

Sugary drinks are linked to a risk of dying early, according to a study of more than 17,000 people

Drinking a lot of sugary coffee, tea, soda, or juice could be increasing your risk of an early death.<p>That's the finding of a groundbreaking study of over 17,000 Americans above the age of 45. The researchers behind the yet-to-be-published study found that over the course of six years, people who …

Diabetes

Nutritionists Reveal How Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

Intermittent fasting, also known as IF, is one of the latest diet crazes that has everyone's attention. With talk of incredible weight loss and tons …

Fitness

Go easy on essential oils. Over exposure to lavender, tea tree may disrupt hormones

Lavender and tea tree oils could be giving boys breasts, scientists have warned.<p>The key chemicals in these common plant-derived oils act as …

Alternative Medicine

How to go keto light (and why it may work even better)

In <i>Always Hungry</i>, endocrinologist David Ludwig, MD, PhD argued that it’s not lack of willpower that’s at fault when we inhale the free cupcakes in the …

Nutrition

Wide range of drugs affect growth of gut microbes, study says

It’s not just antibiotics that affect our microbes – a quarter of drugs designed to act on human cells do so too<p>A wide range of drugs from cancer therapies to antipsychotics affect the growth of microbes that are found in our gut, researchers say, highlighting that it is not only antibiotics that …

Medical Research

The Importance of Infants’ Exposure to Micro-Organisms

Many studies have strongly suggested that the trillions of microorganisms that inhabit the human body influence our current and future health and may account for the rising incidence of several serious medical conditions now plaguing Americans, young and old.<p>The research indicates that cesarean …

Pregnancy

Move Over CrossFit, Here Comes F45

The Australian fitness trend has made its way to the States.<p>Looking for new workout program where you can feel challenged, yet carefully guided by …

The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat Than The Standard American Diet

Many people who follow the ketogenic diet (a.k.a. keto) are obsessed with its ability to help you lose weight quickly—and keep it off. Now, new …

Targeting this protein could prevent Alzheimer's - Futurity

Carrying the APOE4 genetic variant means substantial risk of Alzheimer's. The protein APOE "could potentially be a real target for treatment or …

Whole30 Breakfast Treats You Will Be Excited to Wake Up For

Figuring out what to eat first thing in the morning when you're not quite awake can be so hard. And doing that on a diet, especially one as restrictive as Whole30, can be even worse.<p>However, there are so many great things you can eat for breakfast on the Whole30 diet that will definitely make you …

Breakfast

15 Supplement Ingredients to Always Avoid

With the help of an expert panel of independent doctors and dietary-supplement researchers, Consumer Reports identified 15 supplement ingredients …

Weight Loss

This Is the Surprising Link Between Sugar and Cancer

Sugar is often viewed as a diet villain, but it may harm more than your waistline. It can negatively affect your workout, mess with your skin, and cause annoying energy crashes. If you’re already cutting back on sugar in your diet, then you may be interested in this extra motivation to keep away …

Diabetes

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I Meditated Every Day For 30 Days To See If It'd Help My Stressed Out Skin & It Changed My Life

A little over a month ago, some seriously stubborn pimples popped up on my generally clear skin. These deep cystic babies appeared after an …

Intermittent fasting was one of the biggest diet trends of 2017 — here's what you should know if you're planning to try it in the New Year

Intermittent fasting was one of the most talked about diet trends in 2017.<p>There's the 5:2, where you eat what you want for five days of the week but restrict your calorie intake to just 500 a day on two days. There's also the 16:8, which sees you eat within an eight-hour period, then fast for the …

Nutrition

What Soda Does to Your Body | Men’s Health

To make sense of our love for sugary beverages, researchers from South Africa pulled 36 different studies from the last decade, all of which examined how soda and other sweetened drinks impact our heart health.<p>The results of their review, which were published in the <i>Journal of the Endocrine Society</i>, …

'Poop pills' as good as colonoscopy to treat C. difficile: study

Stool capsules could be the magic pill for treatment of the dangerous infection<p>When it comes to treating Clostridium difficile with a fecal …

Sugar Was Linked to Heart Disease 50 Years Ago, But the Industry Covered It Up

Sugar has detrimental effects on our health, and not just because sweet foods tend to have a lot of calories. Plenty of research has shown that the …

Could mouthwash put you at risk for diabetes? What you need to know

Does your fight to get rid of bad breath also come with unexpected health consequences? Some researchers believe so, other experts are skeptical.<p>Does your fight to get rid of bad breath also come with unexpected health consequences? Some researchers believe you should reach for that bottle of …

Diabetes

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

Immune System

The 5 Laws of Metabolism

A Framework for Fat Loss, Smart Nutrition, and More<p>Eat Less, Exercise More? Not So Fast.<p>Simplistic models can be useful for providing general …

The sugar industry has been quietly funding one of the biggest misconceptions in modern nutrition

Several recent studies backed by multinational food and sugar companies claimed that sugar isn't so bad for us after all. Don't believe them.<p>A growing body of evidence has revealed how industry groups have worked to suppress the scientific findings on the harmful effects of sugar for decades — …

Holistic Medicine
Nutrition

There’s An Easy Remedy For That Nasty Vaginal Yeast Infection It’s Right There In Your Kitchen

Being a woman is not an easy job.<p>From struggling with the monthly ordeal to suffering from various other infections down there, it's absolutely …

Alternative Medicine