Iodine Deficiency Lowers IQ: Study
Even minor iodine deficiency during pregnancy has been shown to lower the IQs of babies in ways that can reduce their intellectual abilities as they grow up, new research shows.
Researchers Reveal Secret for Better Sleep
If you want to improve your sleep, a new report published in the journal Nature on Wednesday advises shutting off your tablet well before bedtime.
Night-time exposure to LED rays illuminating from tablets, computers, TVs, and smartphones can disrupt your body's natural...
7 Foods That Lift Your Mood
Comfort foods, laden with fat and sugar, may help lift your spirits temporarily. But eating healthy foods can boost your mood without damaging your health, and can have lasting impacts on your outlook. Here are seven top choices.
Ginger Helps Asthmatics Breathe Easier: Study
Ginger root has been found to contain compounds that appear to help asthma patients breathe more easily.
Vitamin D Pills Help Crohn's Sufferers: Study
Vitamin D supplements may help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease, according to new research.
Extra vitamin D was associated with significantly less physical,emotional and general...
Mayo Clinic: Coffee May Prevent Liver Disease
Just a few extra cups of coffee each month might help prevent the development of an autoimmune liver disease known as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a new study suggests.Investigators from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., found that drinking coffee was associated...
Need a Mood Booster? Turn on Music
Music can affect how you feel, and now a new study finds that listening to a happy song to boost your mood can help you do just that.
Researchers from the University of Missouri enlisted 173 participants in a music listening experiment. Over the course of two weeks, two...
Yoga Found to Ease High Blood Pressure
People who follow the ancient practice of yoga may be getting an added health boost, with a new study suggesting it can fight high blood pressure -- also known as hypertension. This study confirms many people's feelings that exercise may be useful in the control of...
Fish Oil Found to Counteract Junk Food
Fish oil counteracts the damaging effects that junk food can have on the brain, according to a new review of studies by researchers at the University of Liverpool.
Household Products Found to Damage Lungs
Inhaling ultrafine particles from so-called nanomaterials -- which are used in a growing number of household and commercial products, including sunscreens, ink in copy machines and lightweight sporting equipment -- can cause lung inflammation and damage, a team of U.S....
Kava Eases Anxiety, Study Finds
Kava, a medicinal South Pacific plant long used in traditional healing practices, has been found to significantly reduce the symptoms of anxiety.
6 Foods That Boost Testosterone
Low energy? No desire for romance? You may have 'low T' or low testosterone, say the television ads promoting a testosterone gel which make many men wonder if they, too, have low T. Testosterone is a hormone primarily produced in the testicles, and it's most often...
Beat Fatigue by Eating the Right Foods: Study
Penn State medical investigators have found levels of sleepiness and alertness during the day can be closely related to the type of food that you eat.
Flame-Retardant Chemicals Linked to Hyperactivity, Low IQ
Exposure to flame-retardant chemicals in the womb is associated with hyperactivity and lower intelligence in children, a new study indicates.Researchers examined the effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), which were used for decades as fire retardants in common...
Vitamin D: More is Not Better, Study Finds
New research by Johns Hopkins University scientists shows blood levels of the sunshine vitamin that are higher than experts recommend offer no benefit and may, in fact, be risky.
Lipstick, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals: Report
Lipsticks and lip glosses apparently give you more than colorful kissers, according to a new study by California scientists that contends the products contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other toxic metals.The research team tested 32 different lip glosses and...
Apples Top List of Pesticide-Laden Foods
If you want to reduce your intake of pesticides, choose organic apples, strawberries, grapes, and celery, as an environmental group has singled out these produce as being the biggest carriers of insecticides.For the third year in a row, apples topped the Environmental...
Vitamin D Treats Liver Disease
Vitamin D has been found to be a powerful new weapon in the fight against a common liver disease that is currently difficult to treat.
Roundup Herbicide Tied to Cancers, Parkinson’s
Heavy use of the world's most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including Parkinson's, infertility, and cancers, according to a new study.
Mushrooms: As Rich in Vitamin D as Supplements
Mushrooms have been found to provide as much vitamin D as pills and may be as effective at increasing or maintaining health-boosting levels.
7 Steps to Tame Stress
Studies show that dealing with chronic stress can wreak havoc on your health and happiness. Here are seven healthy ways to manage those daily stressors and feel better and lighter, now. 1. Catch it immediately - The first step in taming stress is becoming aware of your...
Bras Make Breasts Saggier: 15-Year Study
Women who think they've been doing their figures a favor by wearing bras are in for a surprise: A French study finds that bras actually make breasts saggier. Medically, physiologically, anatomically breasts gain no benefit from being denied gravity, Researcher Prof....
Hangover Remedy Found to Be Effective
Scientists have confirmed that one of New Orleans' time-honored hangover remedies — a traditional soup known as Old Sober — can actually ease the symptoms of a night of over-indulgence.
Study: Natural Bedbug Killer Works
A centuries-old bedbug remedy has scientists full of beans -- kidney beans to be precise.The bean leaves used to trap bedbugs hundreds of years ago in southeastern Europe may offer a model for a non-toxic, modern-day treatment, say U.S. researchers. The biting nocturnal...
1 in 38 Kids in US Has Lead Poisoning
More than half a million U.S. children are now believed to have lead poisoning, roughly twice the previous high estimate, health officials reported Thursday.The increase is the result of the government last year lowering the threshold for lead poisoning, so now more...
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