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Gut bacteria in multiple sclerosis: Probiotic or commensal, good or bad?

Researchers from the University of Vermont (UVM) have found that a bacterial species called Lactobacillus reuteri, commonly used in probiotics, can increase disease severity in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that is the leading cause of non-traumatic neurological disability in young adults. But don’t throw away your yogurt just yet.

Here’s what to do if your boyfriend is a bad kisser

If it hasn’t happened, you’re lucky. For the rest of us, it’s nothing new: He’s handsome, he’s charming, he’s the perfect date and now he’s leaning in for that highly-anticipated first kiss. Your heart’s racing. Your heart drops. The kiss… was not good. Or just okay. Or just atrocious. You tell yourself you’ll give it

Why exercising outside may be bad for you

Why exercising outside may be bad for you: Poor air quality from pollution could have bigger effect when you breathe more deeply A recent study from South Korea suggests we may be better working out indoors Research said limiting time exercising on busy streets might reduce hair loss Studies found poor air quality may be

Mummy study finds people have had bad cholesterol for centuries

Mummy study finds bad cholesterol and heart disease are NOT modern problems – and struck even young people centuries ago Heart disease is a top killer of modern humans – especially in the Western world   Obesity and sedentary lifestyles are largely blamed  New University of Texas took scans of five mummies that lived hundreds of

Introvert? You may just be bad at recognizing faces

Although most of us can distinguish between and remember hundreds of different faces, some people are better at it than others. “Super-recognizers” can accurately identify faces even when they have only seen them briefly previously. At the other extreme, “developmental prosopagnosics” are significantly impaired at recognizing faces in many everyday situations. For the majority of

Even slightly elevated blood pressure early in pregnancy a bad sign

Even a small increase in blood pressure during your first trimester could spell bigger trouble later in your pregnancy, new research suggests. Those troubles can include gestational high blood pressure, which develops after the 20th week of pregnancy, and preeclampsia (high blood pressure and protein in the urine), the researchers explained. Both conditions increase the

Blake Lively Trolls Ryan Reynolds for His Bad Parenting

Don’t you love it when celebrity couples troll each other? We sure do. A Simple Favor actor Blake Lively just called out her husband, Ryan Reynolds, for his “lousy” parenting — and we are so here for it. Reynolds recently posted to Twitter about his upcoming flick, Detective Pikachu. In the seriously funny video clip,

Going to bed with your ex might not be as bad you think

Conventional wisdom holds that people set themselves up for even greater heartache when they jump into bed with their ex-partner after a breakup. However, according to the findings of a study in Springer’s journal Archives of Sexual Behavior, having sex with an ex doesn’t seem to hinder moving on after the breakup. This is true

Is hookah bad for you?

People have used hookahs for centuries in ancient Persia and India. Today, people often smoke a hookah as a group, at home or in cafes or lounges. Other names for a hookah include water pipe, narghile, or shisha, the latter being a word that can also refer to the flavored tobacco. Some people have misconceptions

‘Bad’ antibodies let blood infections rage

Certain antibodies in a patient’s blood stream may enable life-threatening bacterial infections to spread instead of fighting them off, a University of Queensland study has found. UQ Diamantina Institute Senior Research Fellow Dr. Timothy Wells said the discovery may be helpful for treating or preventing sepsis in some patients in the future. Researchers examined how