Category: Health News

The Perfect Father's Day Present For Every Budget

Father’s Day is just around the corner and you’re fresh out of time and ideas for the perfect gift for the old man? We’re here to save the day with our top picks for the perfect present for pops! If his socks and jocks drawer is chocka block and his tool box is bursting then

Is Adrenal Fatigue Causing You to Gain Weight?

If you’ve been on the weight-loss wagon since Juicy tracksuits were a thing, Dr. Google might be quick to tell you that you’re suffering from adrenal fatigue. But WTF is that, and is it really the reason behind your weight gain? Your adrenal glands sit atop your kidneys and pump out hormones, including cortisol, adrenaline,

Salma Hayek Wants You To Put Smoothies On Your Face—Here's Why

Beauty rituals get passed down from generation to generation—that’s no surprise. But while some of us simply learn how to apply lipstick and mascara, Salma Hayek was taking notes from her grandmother, who slathered crushed-up papaya on her skin as an early-aughts glowy face mask. “I would say, ‘Abuela, you look crazy,’” she said at

Megan Gale Opens Up About Her Heartbreaking Miscarriage

In her most honest interview yet, Megan Gale shares the highs and heartbreaking lows of the last year. But one thing’s for sure, she’s stronger than ever and ready to take on 2017. For the first time, Megan, 41, candidly discusses experiencing a miscarriage while beginning work on her dream project Top Model. And then

The 5 Habits Of Slim Women

The secret to getting and maintaining a flat belly comes down to adopting a few key habits and sticking with them. Luckily, none of these changes are major—but put together, they can have a huge impact. They don’t eat their oatmeal plain Or their cereal. Or their yoghurt. Adding a handful of fruit goes a

Why seeing the same doctor every time could save your life

Why seeing the same doctor every time could save your life: Patients are open about symptoms, trusting of medical advice and inclined prescriptions from familiar GP Researchers from University of Exeter Medical School looked at 1.4m patients Findings showed patients were more likely to die if they used different doctors  One US study found nearly a

Indonesia faces a ‘double burden’ of diseases, study says

Indonesia has made advances in health since 1990, increasing life expectancy by eight years and decreasing rates of health burden from communicable diseases like diarrheal disease and tuberculosis. But the country is facing a growing and expensive wave of health threats from heart disease, diabetes, and other non-communicable diseases, according to a new study. “Indonesia

Computational model analysis reveals serotonin speeds learning: Study provides insight into the role of serotonin in neural plasticity

A new computational-model designed by researchers at UCL based on data from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown reveals that serotonin, one of the most widespread chemicals in the brain, can speed up learning. Serotonin is thought to mediate communications between neural cells and play an essential role in functional, and dysfunctional, cognition. For a

‘Superbugs’ Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 — Nearly 80 percent of meat in U.S. supermarkets contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit environmental research organization. The bacteria — often called “superbugs” — were resistant to at least one of 14 antibiotics tested for in 2015 by the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, a

Few hemodialysis patients on medicare enroll in hospice

(HealthDay)—Among Medicare beneficiaries on hemodialysis, few patients are enrolled in hospice at the end of life, regardless of the spending trajectory during the last year of life, according to a study published in the June issue of Health Affairs. Ann M. O’Hare, M.D., from the University of Washington in Seattle, and colleagues examined hospice use

Eat walnuts to ward off diabetes risk

A new study states that consuming walnuts may halve the risk of developing Type-two diabetes. Walnuts are rich in antioxidants apart from that consuming half a cup of walnut water can help protect the digestive system. Consuming walnuts — rich in antioxidants — may nearly halve the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes compared to those

From nettles to sunglasses, here’s 11 ways to beat hay fever hell

Soaring temperatures spell hay fever misery for millions but if you’re dosed up with antihistamine and still sneezing, you’d be forgiven for looking elsewhere for help. But with stinging nettles the latest “cure” taking social media by storm, which treatments really can help? 1. Stinging nettles Goran Pavlovic says that his sneezy symptoms disappeared once