Kathleen Ballman

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14 beach destinations where the terror threat is low

As French authorities deploy armed police on popular beaches to counter the threat of a terror attack, we unearth 14 sun and sea destinations where the terror threat is “low”, according to the Foreign Office.<p>1. Malta<p>The terror threat is “high” in Spain, France and Turkey, according to the Foreign …

Pick the best test for heart health

WITH increasing health consciousness, more people are getting assessed for heart disease. The electrocardiogram (ECG) remains the most common test to …

Medical Research

New Insights Could Ultimately Lead to a Cure for Heart Disease

Lead researcher Professor Thomas Preiss from The John Curtin School of Medical Research at ANU said the finding opens new avenues of research into …

Nasal Bacteria Pump Out a Potential New Antibiotic That Kills MRSA

Humans, and the microbes that live inside us, could be the source of the next generation of antibiotics.<p>German researchers just discovered an …

Microbiology

Hour's activity 'offsets sedentary day'

<b>An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.</b><p>The analysis of data from more than a million people is part of a study of physical activity published in the Lancet to coincide with the Olympics.<p>Watching TV was found to be …

10 Greens That Are Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you’re James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell …

Nutrition

Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Total Health

Just short of a miracle weight loss drug, extra virgin olive oil is a dieter's BFF.<p>Regularly eating the stuff has been shown to boost levels of …

10 Anti-Inflammatory & Disease-Fighting Foods

Inflammation gets a bad rap, but it isn’t always bad. As a necessary bodily function for preventing illnesses, treating injuries, and healing wounds, …

All the Ways Red Wine Makes You Healthier

<i>By: Alexandra Duron</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>If you've ever thought that wine cures all, you might not be far off. As it turns out, you've got plenty of science on your side. So the next time you're sipping on your favorite red, toast to yourself, because your boozing's actually pretty beneficial -- and …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

Mediterranean Diet Review: Lose Weight Fast While Eating Delicious Food

If you need to lose weight fast, the Mediterranean Diet is perfect for you, especially if you like to eat.<p>For food lovers, dieting is something you …

Army Launches Telehealth Test Program

The Army launched a new program Feb. 2 to measure the impact of technology on providing primary care services in reducing the time non-urgent care …

Digital Health