Soy-based Formula Causes Changes To Infants Reproductive Tissues
March 23, 2018 | ChildHealth | M.Chan
Babies fed soy-based formula may have 'subtle changes' in reproductive tissues, warn researchers who say long-term follow-ups are needed.
Exposure To Toxic Metals Altering Personalities of Great Tits
March 23, 2018 | Toxins | A.Ananthaswamy
Exposure to toxic metals may alter the personalities of songbirds. Great tits (Parus major) may be less curious and unwilling to explore new places when their habitat is contaminated with heavy metals suggesting the same toxins may also influence human behavior.
Fasting Reduces Cardiovascular Risk
March 21, 2018 | HumanBody | N.Longo
Intermittent energy restriction diets such as the 5:2 diet clears fat from the blood quicker after eating meals compared with daily calorie restriction diets, reducing an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, a new study in the British Journal of Nutrition reports.
Another Large Study Links Cancer To Vitamin D Levels
March 20, 2018 | Sunlight | J.Battaglia
There are now thousands of references in medical literature that show vitamin D's effectiveness--both for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Another large study shows that Vitamin D levels could have a direct influence in your risk of developing cancer, according to the results of a Japanese cohort study.
More Than 25 Percent of People Reacting to Products With Fragrance
March 16, 2018 | Toxins | J.Battaglia
Fragrance sales, largely composed of man-made chemicals are a $10 billion dollar a year industry. Fragrance can be made of thousands of compounds, most of which are synthetic, and many proven to harm human health. According to a recent survey, one in four are now sensitive to everyday chemicals found in products like deodorants and air fresheners.
How Changes Made At The Smallest Molecular Level Signal Cellular and Human Adaptation
March 14, 2018 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Something that has always eluded the scientific paradigm is causation. Science is always far behind simple empirical observation-so far behind anything remotely relating to the understanding of ourselves and our universe because it does not assess the subatomic forces that guide all matter. Thus, science only knows correlation. Today, discoveries being made beyond the atomic level are demonstrating how forces within living cells determine how they respond to mechanical forces and the human body itself.
Science Isn't After The Truth, It's After What's Convenient
March 9, 2018 | Lifestyle | P.Ball
Although science is an admirable achievement, we look silly when we claim there are no limits to what it can do, say two new books.
The Most Common Mental Health Disorder Linked To Abdominal Fat
March 8, 2018 | MentalHealth | J.Battaglia
While many recent studies have suggested an association between obesity and common mental disorders, the exact nature of any relationship remains uncertain. We only know that there is indeed a relationship. The real question becomes whether or not their relationship is reciprocal.
How Calcium Carbonate Supplements Increase Cancer Risk
March 7, 2018 | Cancer | M.Chan
A certain type calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, could heighten the risk of developing colorectal cancers, warn researchers.
Home Testing Our Urine May Soon Give Us Insight On How Our Body Is Aging
March 7, 2018 | Lifestyle | A.McCarthy
Researchers find that a substance indicating oxidative damage increases in urine as people get older. The study, published today in open-access journal in†Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, also describes a way to easily measure levels of this marker in human urine samples.
10 Things You Probably Don't Know About Avocados
March 5, 2018 | Nutrition | N.Longo
The indigenous people in the highlands of Mexico have been enjoying them for over 10,000 years.They're delicious and versatile and without them guacamole doesn't exist. But I bet you didnít know these ten amazing facts about avocados.
5 Biggest Reasons You're Always Cold
March 1, 2018 | HumanBody | A.McCarthy
It's common for women to report feeling cold, partly as a result of physiology, hormones and a greater susceptibility to factors within the body that play with our internal thermostat. Our body relies on various chemical reactions to keep its warmth and when there is a significant deficiency of essential physiological mechanisms and nutrients, it may make you feel cold all the time.