More teens are using contraception, finds new research

More teens are using contraception, finds new research

More teens are using contraception the first time they have sex, according to the CDC. From 2011 to 2015, 42.4% of never-married teen females and 44.2% of never-married teen males had experienced sexual intercourse at...
Ketamine For Depression? Study finds how controversial drug stops depression

Ketamine For Depression? Study finds how controversial drug stops depression

Ketamine, a drug with its fair share of recreational users, is also a controversial hit when it comes to treating severe depression. UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger...
Yoga poses will help you focus better!

Yoga Poses to Help You Focus

7 Yoga Poses To Improve Concentration and Focus. We live in a short attention span society. Between the hours most of us spend in front of the television and the time we spend online, our...
Real fake tan can prevent skin cancer, finds new research

Real Fake Tan Can Prevent Skin Cancer, says new research

A drug that tricks the body into making a "real" fake tan could prevent skin cancer by providing the desired pigment that blocks harmful UV radiation. Studying mice, the researchers identified the molecular pathways that...
PTSD injection success prompts large-scale Army study

PTSD injection success prompts large-scale Army study

A PTSD injection study commissioned by the U.S. Army aims to find out whether an injection can alleviate the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. America’s elite warfighters and the small cadre of doctors who have...
Alternative milk could stunt children's growth, says new study

Alternative milk could stunt children’s growth, a new study reveals

Kids who drink alternatives to cow milk, such as soy, almond or rice substitutes, are slightly shorter than children who drink dairy, a new study reports. A study published Wednesday in the American Journal of...
Superbug: Antibiotic Could Stop Resistant Bacteria For Years

Superbug: Antibiotic Could Stop Resistant Bacteria For Years (research)

U.S. researchers have recently developed a vital antibiotic to battle the world's most threatening superbugs. Microbiologists have managed to ‘re-engineer’ an existing antibiotic so that it can take on one of the most threatening ‘superbugs’:...
Alcohol may raise risk of breast cancer, Says New Study

Alcohol may raise risk of breast cancer, Says New Study

Just one alcoholic drink per day—even a teeny one—may not bode well for women on the breast cancer front. The report, published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research...
No fruit juice for kids under 1 year, Doctors Say

No fruit juice for kids under 1 year, Doctors Say

kids under the age of one should not be given fruit juice unless a doctor says it’s OK, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Fruit juice has been a dietary staple...
The dangers of belly fat

The dangers of belly fat

Belly fat doesn’t just sit idly at your waistline. Researchers describe it as an active “organ” in your body – one that churns out hormones and inflammatory substances. Abdominal fat is believed to break down...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...