Posts Tagged ‘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. . .
Berries could play an important role in clearing the accumulation of toxic proteins in the brain, according to a new study in mice. The research, presented at the Experimental Biology 2013 meeting, showed that the brains of rats that consumed berries for two months were better protected against radiation, which is meant to. . .
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,”. . .
Monsanto says its net income increased 22 percent in the second quarter on strong sales of its biotech seeds. The agricultural products company boosted its full-year earnings guidance, citing its strong performance in the first two quarters. The news of the profit boost comes as critics slam lawmakers for including. . .
The so-called “Monsanto Protection Act,” a controversial provision protecting the biotech giant from litigation, has found an unusual critic in the tea party. The provision, Section 735, was slipped anonymously into the Senate version of the continuing resolution as part of the Agricultural Appropriations Bill, subsequently passed by the House. . .
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. . .
The Obama administration unveiled a proposal last Friday to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions, a step that officials say will result in cleaner air across the U.S. and slightly higher prices at the pump. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the rule to reduce sulfur in gasoline and tighten. . .
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. . .
As Florida braces for mosquito season this year, experts warn that some Sunshine State residents may soon have to deal with an increase in an unusually large, unusually aggressive and unusually painful “supermosquito” native to the eastern half of the United States, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Psorophora ciliata, known colloquially as ”gallinippers,” are. . .
On March 10, Americans will set their clocks forward an hour in the biannual ritual known as Daylight Saving Time (DST). But the hour of reckoning could be close at hand for DST, if some online petitioners get their way, that is. A petition seeking to eliminate DST (or make it the year-round. . .