Category: Health News

Wait, Are Negative-Calorie Foods For Real?

You’ve probably known someone who consumed insane amounts of celery because digesting it required more calories than the food contained. However, the idea of “negative calorie foods” is nothing more than a myth, according to a new study published in a pre-print publication, bioRxiv. In case you’re not familiar with the idea, some dieters believe

Sniffles and sneezes: A Q&A about allergies with Dr. Ryan Steele

With allergy season upon us, YaleNews spoke to Dr. Ryan Steele, instructor of clinical medicine at Yale School of Medicine, about the current season, prevention, treatments, and other facts allergy sufferers need to know. When he’s not treating patients at Yale Health or the Yale New Haven Health Interventional Immunology Center, Steele teaches allergy and

Healthy hearts need two proteins working together: Research could be a step toward a treatment to prevent heart attacks

Two proteins that bind to stress hormones work together to maintain a healthy heart in mice, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators. These proteins, stress hormone receptors known as the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) and mineralocorticoid receptor (MR), act in concert to help support heart health. When the signaling between

Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of diabetes

Food giants will cause thousands of needless cases of diabetes, heart disease and bowel cancer if they fail to hit Government’s sugar reduction targets, academics warn The scheme aims to cut sugar by a fifth in cereals, yogurts and sweet treats If successful, it will significantly cut obesity, Oxford University experts say  But they warned

'New wave of change' coming to healthcare

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Stop Smoking: aromas can suppress

Flavors help for Smoking cessation? Smoking is known to be very harmful for the health and can even lead to premature death. Many people have trouble stopping Smoking. Researchers found out now, that the intention may be enough business to Inhale a pleasant flavors, the Craving for a cigarette away. In a recent study by

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective for prenatal insomnia

(HealthDay)—Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia during pregnancy, according to a study published online April 5 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Rachel Manber, Ph.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues evaluated the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia during pregnancy among women (18 to 32 weeks of gestation) randomly assigned

Statins: Side effects, risks, and benefits

Statins are a type of drug prescribed to help people prevent or manage cardiovascular disease (CVD) and reduce their cholesterol levels. A study on statins released yesterday found that around half of patients the drugs did not have enough of an effect on so-called bad cholesterol. The study, which looked at 165,000 people prescribed statins,

Toddler proves doctors who said he would never crawl wrong

Toddler with rare chromosome condition proves doctors wrong as his mother reveals he can crawl – despite being told he would never be able to Ethan Bothe, one years old, has distal chromosome 18q deletion syndrome Parents Jennifer and Kyle Bothe were told their son would never be independent He has weak muscles, stunted growth,

Woman has twins with three months of distance to the world

Twins with 97 days of the time difference born Recently, it was reported about a woman from Bangladesh, 26 days after the first birth twins got. Now it also came in Germany, a similarly rare phenomenon. In Cologne, the twin sisters were born approximately three months apart. Number of multiple births increases As in many