Adina Kelman

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Germ clue to childhood cancer

<b>A UK researcher believes science has now identified what can cause the most common type of cancer in children.</b><p>Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia affects one in 2,000 children before they turn 16.<p>Prof Mel Greaves of the Institute of Cancer Research thinks it starts with a mutation picked up in the womb …

Cancer

Celebrities Are Obsessed with the Keto Diet. Why You Shouldn't Be.

The latest diet craze among celebrities promises weight loss without sacrificing bacon.<p>The keto diet, short for "ketogenic," involves eating a high …

Holistic Medicine

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

Cancer

Move Over, Avocado — Meet the Next Super Fruit

When Israeli horticulturist Yossi Zaphrir first started experimenting with pitaya (aka dragon fruit) back in 1990, people often told him the …

The Top 10 Things Food-Safety Experts Won't Eat

Find out what foods top nutrition-safety experts around the country just won't touch. You may be surprised at what made the list.<p>The Food Safety …

How your mindset determines your health

It’s not just how much exercise you do but how you compare yourself with your friends that really determines your fitness.<p>If your New Year’s exercise regime has already failed, try not to focus on all the workouts you should have done. New research has revealed a surprising connection between …

Stanford University

Do athletes really need protein supplements?

Protein supplements for athletes are literally sold by the bucketful. The marketing that accompanies them persistently promotes the attainment of …

Nutrition

New class of antibiotics may combat drug resistant, hard to treat infections

A new class of antibiotics, from an unconventional source which has a distinct way of killing bacteria, has been discovered which may help combat …

The Food That Helps Battle Depression

The right kind of diet may give the brain more of what it needs to avoid depression, or even to treat it once it’s begun<p>You’re feeling depressed. What have you been eating?<p>Psychiatrists and therapists don’t often ask this question. But a growing body of research over the past decade shows that a …

Depression

Two women lost their hair after eating toxic, bitter squash, doctors report

A shear case of poisonous vegetables takes a hairy turn with a new symptom.<p>For those who hate eating their vegetables, it’s easy to <i>imagine</i> that …

hair loss

Fact or Fiction: Can You Really Sweat Out Toxins?

There are plenty of good reasons to work up a sweat. Detoxifying your body isn’t one of them.<p>Sweating is a bodily function that used to be taboo, with women in particular being told they don’t sweat, they <i>glow</i>. But look at any fashion magazine or beauty blog today, and you’ll find that sweat is in …

Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

We've all heard the warnings over the years: Your metabolism goes on strike overnight, so you shouldn't eat too close to bedtime or that food will …

Coconut Oil Sales Plummet as Everyone Realizes What We've Been Saying All Along

Since the American Heart Association publicly condemned coconut oil last summer, it's been all downhill for the former superfood.<p>We're not shocked to …

Coconut

What the Heck Is Swiss Army Produce—and How Can I Eat More?

Here’s what you need to know about 2018’s next buzzy food term.<p>If you’d said the word “superfood” to someone just five years ago, you’d have gotten a …

Nutrition

Coffee may come with a cancer warning in California

<b>(CNN) —</b> California coffee shops may soon be forced to warn customers about a possible cancer risk linked to their morning jolt of java.<p>The state keeps a list of chemicals it considers possible causes of cancer, and one of them, acrylamide, is created when coffee beans are roasted.<p>A lawsuit first …

Coffee

What Is Kombucha And Does Its Hype Stand Up to Scientific Scrutiny?

Not everybody's cup of tea.<p>The drink kombucha was previously only popular in hipster cafes, but is now vying for space on the supermarket …

Wellness

6 major food trends to watch in 2018

Botanicals, transparency, sustainability and ethnic cuisine are among the movements worth watching this year, according to major manufacturers and …

Food

Food additive to blame for C. difficile epidemic

When <i>Clostridium difficile</i> infections rear their ugly head, patients are at serious risk. But no one knows what is behind the soaring number of …

Exercise as a Weight-Loss Strategy

Some types of exercise may be better than others at blunting appetite and potentially aiding in weight management, according to an interesting new study of workouts and hunger. It finds that pushing yourself during exercise affects appetite, sometimes in surprising ways.<p>As anyone who has begun an …

Holistic Medicine

The Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Maybe Nothing at All

For those who can stomach it, working out before breakfast may be more beneficial for health than eating first, according to a useful new study of meal timing and physical activity. Its results indicate that when we eat affects how much fat we burn during exercise and also alters molecular activity …

Nutrition

What Is the Molecular Signature of Mind–Body Interventions? A Systematic Review of Gene Expression Changes Induced by Meditation and Related Practices

Introduction<p>In the past two decades, mind–body interventions (MBIs; refer to Table A1 for a list of abbreviations frequently used throughout this …

The Best Running Stride? The One That Comes Naturally

Runners, if you have worried about your stride, relax. It is almost certainly fine, according to a comforting new study.<p>Researchers found that both experienced and beginning runners tend to settle into the stride that is most efficient for them. Tinkering with how you run is unlikely to be …

Marathons

Train slow if you want to run faster

The aerobic system plays a primary role in all physical activity, says Phil Maffetone, coach to athletes including Mark Allen, a six-time Hawaii …

So many in the West are depressed because they're expected not to be

Depression is listed as the leading cause of disability worldwide, a standing to which it has progressed steadily over the past 20 years. Yet …

How to Build Resilience in Midlife

Much of the scientific research on resilience — our ability to bounce back from adversity — has focused on how to build resilience in children. But what about the grown-ups?<p>While resilience is an essential skill for healthy childhood development, science shows that adults also can take steps to …

Happiness

What to do if you break your leg in the middle of nowhere

Know how to improvise, but try to be prepared.<p>So you’re out in the wilderness, enjoying the fresh air and leaving civilization far behind, when suddenly your friend slips and—crack! Maybe he falls onto his outstretched hand, or she lands on her leg. Either way, you have a bad feeling a bone might …

University of Washington

The 10 YJ-Approved Supplement Companies on the Market

267<p>SHARES<p>1. American Health<p>This specialty-supplement manufacturer’s vitamin C formula is the result of years of research on enhancing vitamin C …

Habitats

Can you run too slowly?

Ever tried to run with one of your less experienced friends and found that the slower-than-your-usual pace kinda felt like a waste of exercise time? …

3 Ways to Make Flying Pigeon Pose Work for You

Ever try a yoga pose and feel like your body just doesn’t make that shape? Erin Motz has three ideas to help you get your Flying Pigeon off the …