The Latest in Health
Hair dye might just become a thing of the past when it comes to the battle against grays. According to a European study, scientists have discovered the trick to fighting the cause of gray hair rather than the symptom itself. The new research, published in The FASEB Journal, focuses on the root of. . .
Lipsticks and glosses may contain potentially troubling levels of metals, according to a preliminary new study. Prior research has raised some concerns over the presence of lead in lipstick, but the new study is the first to suggest that many popular lip products also contain cadmium, chromium, aluminum and other. . .
The taste of beer, without the inclusion of alcohol, may be enough to trigger the release of a pleasure hormone, dopamine, in the brain, according to a study released yesterday from the Indiana University School of Medicine. ”We believe this is the first experiment in humans to show that the taste. . .
Women who go braless may actually have the right idea, new research suggests. According to the results of a 15-year study in France published Wednesday, bras provide no benefits to women and may actually be harmful to breasts over time. ”Medically, physiologically, anatomically, the breast does not benefit from being deprived of gravity,”. . .
Not only do organic foods have a reputation for being “healthier,” but a new study shows people think they are also better tasting and of greater value than their non-organic counterparts. Cornell University researchers found that people generally consider organic food all-around better than comparative non-organic foods, the small new. . .
April marks the beginning of National Stress Awareness Month, which means it’s time to put some extra focus on the role stress plays in our lives. No one is immune to stress, and science shows that how we react to it matters, too. A bevy of research has come out in the past. . .
By Guest Blogger Alexis Bonari A cold beer on a summer day goes down like butta, but most health-conscious drinkers enjoy it only on special occasions. Beer has a lot of calories and carbs — not to mention alcohol. It’s not exactly considered health food. Yet you may be surprised. . .
Getting burned out from your job isn’t just bad for mental health, it could be bad for your heart, too. A new study in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine shows an association between coronary heart disease, which is a major risk factor for heart attack, and job burnout. The findings are based on analysis of 8,838. . .
New research has unveiled a new method for treating lymphoma, which may be both more effective, and without any significant drawbacks. The method involves injecting synthetic nanoparticles, which can deprive the cancer cells of an essential nutrient, resulting in the death of the cancer. Lymphoma cancer cells depend on HDL. . .
As if there weren’t already a host of other reasons to love coffee, a new study links drinking several cups a day with a decreased risk of dying from oral cancer. The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, shows an association between drinking more than four cups of. . .
Winter’s arrival can wreck havoc on our immune systems. Flu, colds, and all of the unpleasant ailments that affect us seem to take a front seat during the winter season. Taking care of ourselves during this season can keep us from getting sick. Here are a few immune system boosters. . .
Researchers found that people over 70 who took regular exercise showed less brain shrinkage over a three-year period than those who did little exercise. Psychologists and Neuroimaging experts, based at the University of Edinburgh, did not find there to be any benefit to brain health for older people from participation. . .
Thanks to funding from the California Walnut Board, researchers at the University of California, Davis and the USDA Western Regional Research Center have discovered that eating walnuts can be used to reduce and prevent tumors from ever forming — at least in mice. Mice that were fed walnut-rich diets had. . .
It’s bad enough that most of us have to work in an office environment. It’s not just the caddy gossip or grumpy bosses we have contented with, but the health risks associated with working in an office. A new study that was recently released reports that the indoor air quality. . .