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...
Fetal alcohol syndrome has a devastating effect on children

Fetal alcohol syndrome has a devastating effect on children

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) face many challenges such as aggression, anxiety, depression, delinquency, and a diminished learning capacity say researchers at the University of Sydney. The findings were published on Feb....
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...
Life time exercise regime for better health

Life time exercise regime for better health

If you want to live a healthier, happier, carefree life you must choose an exercise program that you will be willing to do the rest of your life. Whether it be walking, jogging, tennis,...
Mom Has 14-Pound Baby, Heaviest In 30 Years

Mom Has 14-Pound Baby, Heaviest In 30 Years

Mom gives birth to record-breaking 14 pound baby twice the size of average newborn. When Cindy Richmond gave birth to her son, she had no idea he’d break records. Her newborn, Colin Austin Keisler, weighed a...
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...
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...
Lesser known signs of depression

Lesser known signs of depression

Most people know the typical signs of depression. They know that depression leads to hopeless, lack of energy, lack of interest in doing the things we once loved to do, shutting ourselves off from...
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...
PPIs, Popular stomach acid blockers linked to higher death rates

PPIs, Popular stomach acid blockers linked to higher death rates

Popular heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been linked to a variety of health problems, including serious kidney damage, bone fractures and dementia. Now, a new study from Washington University School of...
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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...