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Older adults may not benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease

While there is evidence to support older adults taking statins for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease - such as to prevent a second heart …

Supplements are more dangerous than other processed foods, according to a Harvard doctor

The words are printed inside a small square on the back of the bottle beneath bold lettering which claims to list the supplement's ingredients: "Proprietary blend."<p>Under the protective umbrella of these two words, a supplement maker does not have to list all of the details of what's in its product, …

Wellness
Medicine

Artificial Sweeteners Are Said To Be 'Lite,' But They Leave A Heavy Burden On Your Health

<i>Guy Fagherazzi, Université Paris Sud – Université Paris-Saclay</i><p>Diet soda drinkers, beware. Recent epidemiological studies have confirmed that the sweeteners used in diet sodas and other lite drinks increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.<p>Often asymptomatic, type 2 diabetes is the most common form of …

Diabetes

Osteoarthritis linked to high-fat diet

In the first study of its kind, a link is found between the consumption of animal fats and an increased risk of osteoarthritis. The findings are …

Calls for ibuprofen sale restrictions after study finds cardiac arrest risk

Over-the-counter drug linked to 31% increased cardiac arrest risk, with the figure rising to 50% for diclofenac, says research<p>There have been fresh calls for restrictions on the sale of the painkiller ibuprofen after another study found it heightens the risk of cardiac arrest.<p>Taking the …

Biomedicine

Blood sugar Managements

While it gains more momentum in the health world, the keto diet is still a point of controversy. Some nutritionists READ MORE<p>JUST two years ago, when …

Medical Hackers Reveal How to DIY an EpiPen for Just $30

It's better than paying $600-plus for a two-pack<p>Since acquiring the rights to market the EpiPen in 2007, pharmaceutical company Mylan has raised the …

Health Care

Prefab A-frame wooden cabins are made for eco-friendly glamping

Economical and easy to build, A-frame structures enjoyed a period of popularity during the fifties and sixties as one easy way middle-class families …

15 Raw, Beautiful Photos That Show What It's Really Like to Be a Ballerina

How do their bodies bend that way?<p>Darian Volkova is a professional ballerina and photographer who captures what goes into practicing ballet. Volkova says her perspective is unique because she can "feel, see, and shoot the dance like only [a] dancer can." While traveling with her company, Volkova …

Swedish Treehouse Fantasy

I have a soft spot for tree houses, having built one with my dad at age 11. To me they represent the ultimate coming together of domesticity and nature; a way to feel sheltered and safe but still in touch with the natural world. Designers, too, seem to feel the allure of tree houses, often creating …

Treehouses

Back Pain Relief Ideas, Exercises: Harley Pasternak - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

The High-intensity Circuit to Sweat Your Gut Off

You’ve powered through the first month of your new workout regimen with stellar results. You’re trimmer and stronger in problem areas like your lower …

Climbing

4 common myths about exercise and weight loss

Many of these probably include resolutions to be more physically active in striving for this goal.<p>But first, there are some common misconceptions about exercise and weight loss that need to be addressed.

Exercise

Woman Uses Milk And Gelatin To Remove Blackheads

I'm the kind of person who notices every little thing on my face. Now, I may not act on everything little thing that "pops" up, so-to-speak, but I …

Cetyl Myristoleate

Cetyl myristoleate (CMO) has been proposed to act as a joint "lubricant" and anti-inflammatory agent. In a double-blind trial, people with various …

Antiinflammatory

Natural remedies for arthritis

From acupuncture to diet and exercise, natural treatments help arthritis sufferers find much needed relief.<p>Arthritis is the most common cause of …

Pain

13 surprising home remedies for acid reflux

Before you reach for heavy-duty, prescription-strength drugs, try these suggestions.<p>Acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), which is a …

Wellness

Children suffering from allergies? It could be your dishwasher's fault

A study by Swedish researchers has found conditions like asthma, eczema and hay fever are less common in households practising ‘less efficient’ hand-washing<p>Hand-washing your dishes may not sanitize as well as a dishwasher, but it may correlate with a lower risk of allergies in your children, …

Biomedicine