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People who have coffee everyday have stronger bones than those that don’t, study finds

People who have coffee everyday have stronger bones than those that don’t, study finds

I generally start my day with a cup of coffee to wake me up but a recent study says there is an added benefit to having my daily cup of java and that’s the strengthening of my bones. Researchers of this new study are from... 
Take Vitamin D and Calcium and cut your risk of breaking your hips

Take Vitamin D and Calcium and cut your risk of breaking your hips

One of the most common bone breaks sustained by people 65 and older is a fractured hip which sends them to the hospital followed by several weeks stay in a rehabilitation facility. Over 300,000 seniors break their hips every... 
Did Scientists Stumble Upon the Ultimate Cancer Cure?

Did Scientists Stumble Upon the Ultimate Cancer Cure?

Scientists are saying they may have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that might be the key to cancer therapy. Researchers out of Cardiff University, in Wales, have announced the discovery of a very different kind of T-cell... 
Excedrin Suspends Production of Two Migraine Products

Excedrin Suspends Production of Two Migraine Products

This week, pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline announced they are voluntarily discontinuing two types of Excedrin headache medications because they had discovered inconsistencies within their process for transferring and weighing... 
U-Haul Wants to Cut Health Care Costs by Hiring Non-Smokers

U-Haul Wants to Cut Health Care Costs by Hiring Non-Smokers

U-Haul is probably the most popular and recognized moving company in all of the United States. This week, the company is gaining in notoriety having announced the company will no longer hire people who use in nicotine; at least... 
Amyloid Plaque Buildup May Not Be the Direct Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease After All

Amyloid Plaque Buildup May Not Be the Direct Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease After All

Over the past decade or so, researchers have associated the onset of Alzheimer’s disease with the accumulation of clumps of amyloid protein in the brain. The standing conclusion of late has been, then, it is this buildup... 
Substance Abuse Disorders in Men Linked with Increased Risk for Domestic Violence Against Women

Substance Abuse Disorders in Men Linked with Increased Risk for Domestic Violence Against Women

It might seem somewhat obvious but a new Oxford University study says that men who are alcoholics and drug addicts are more likely to commit physical violence against their female partners.  As such, experts now recommend... 
More head and neck injuries are being found to be caused by cell phone usage

More head and neck injuries are being found to be caused by cell phone usage

Although our cell phones were created for convenience, a new study reveals a recent spike in cellphone-related injuries to the neck, head, eyes and face. This new study looked at 20 years of statistics from emergency rooms.... 
Uber’s 2018 safety report is ‘jarring’ says the company

Uber’s 2018 safety report is ‘jarring’ says the company

Uber, the ride-hailing/ride-sharing company based out of San Francisco, CA, and with 785 metropolitan areas worldwide, published its first ever report on safety in 2018 revealing an alarmingly high number of fatal and serious incidents.  These... 
American Academy of Pediatrics Establishes New Guidelines For Diagnosis (and Treating) Autism

American Academy of Pediatrics Establishes New Guidelines For Diagnosis (and Treating) Autism

According to the newest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, doctors should go ahead with treatment for children who show signs of autism even before any tests can confirm the diagnosis.  The new recommendations... 
Smartphone-Related Injuries on the Rise

Smartphone-Related Injuries on the Rise

It is pretty commonplace to see people walking the city streets with their heads cocked down to look at their phones.  Unfortunately, though, this entirely new human behavior is also resulting in newly common injuries.  While... 
Ketamine Might be A Miracle Treatment for Alcohol Disorders

Ketamine Might be A Miracle Treatment for Alcohol Disorders

A single dose of ketamine might have extreme benefit to problem drinkers who have been trying—and consistently failing—to quit.  A pair of new studies suggest that ketamine might be the breakthrough alcohol treatment... 
Eating Late Can Increase Cancer Risk

Eating Late Can Increase Cancer Risk

It should no longer surprise anyone to learn that highly processed foods like potato chips and cookies (particularly those you buy packaged at the store) are not very healthy. However, a new study warns that they may be more dangerous... 
FDA Warns Dollar Tree Of Pending Legal Action Over Sale of Unsafe Drugs

FDA Warns Dollar Tree Of Pending Legal Action Over Sale of Unsafe Drugs

Earlier this month the United States Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree regarding their receipt and sale of over-the-counter drugs produced by foreign manufacturers which have been found to be... 
High Testosterone Levels Determined to Be Prostate Cancer Risk

High Testosterone Levels Determined to Be Prostate Cancer Risk

Men who have higher levels of testosterone could be at a higher risk for prostate cancer than men with normal levels, according to a new study.  This study looked at more than 200,000 British men to determine that two... 
Trans Fats Contributes to Dementia Risk, Scientists Warn

Trans Fats Contributes to Dementia Risk, Scientists Warn

All the research into trans fats attests that these are bad for your health but the latest study warns that they might also increase your risk for dementia.  Researchers in Japan analyzed data from more than 1,600 people... 
Potato Puree May Be Better Race Fuel Than Sweet—Trendy and Expensive—Carbohydrate Gels

Potato Puree May Be Better Race Fuel Than Sweet—Trendy and Expensive—Carbohydrate Gels

With all this talk about restricting carbohydrates in a diet, it is important to remember that carbohydrates are an important fuel source, particularly for athletes.  This is particularly true among bicyclers who rely... 
Should Cheese Come with A Breast Cancer Warning Label?

Should Cheese Come with A Breast Cancer Warning Label?

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month underway, members of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine have published a petition to have the United States Food and Drug Administration to start putting a warning label on cheese... 
A Canine Companion Could Help You Live Longer

A Canine Companion Could Help You Live Longer

The old adage says that dog is Man’s best friend, but while their unconditional love is certainly a welcome trait in any companion, the latest research says it might actually help you live longer.   Simply put,... 
Walmart Announces Its Plan to Stop Selling Vaping Products

Walmart Announces Its Plan to Stop Selling Vaping Products

Major US retailer giant Walmart Inc announced, at the end of last week, it will no longer sell electronic cigarettes and/or electronic nicotine delivery products in any of its US stores as reports of vaping-related lung disease... 
Scientists Find Cancer Cells Can Hijack the Brain’s Neural Network

Scientists Find Cancer Cells Can Hijack the Brain’s Neural Network

A handful of new studies have identified that tumor cells have the ability to plug into the brain and, more importantly, feed on its  complex neural network.  This is quite a dangerous ability that might serve... 
Cancer Could Be the Leading Global Killer Within the Next Twenty Years

Cancer Could Be the Leading Global Killer Within the Next Twenty Years

For perhaps the last two decades, heart disease has held the top spot at the leading cause of death, globally; at least, in wealthy countries.  This year, though, the biggest global killer is now cancer; again, at least... 
Vitamin D Levels Are Important, but Optimal Levels May Differ Between People

Vitamin D Levels Are Important, but Optimal Levels May Differ Between People

According to data from the Institute of Medicine, having less than 20 nanograms of vitamin D per milliliter of blood are considered to be deficient.  This somewhat differs from the Endocrine Society’s analysis,... 
Could Aspiring Effect Breast Cancer Outcomes?

Could Aspiring Effect Breast Cancer Outcomes?

Women who have certain genetic characteristics in their genome might increase their lifespan if they take aspirin prior to being diagnosed with breast cancer than those who do not implement an aspirin regiment.  This... 
Could A Relatively Simple Operation Delay Menopause for Up to 20 Years?

Could A Relatively Simple Operation Delay Menopause for Up to 20 Years?

Doctors based out of the program Protecting Fertility and Menopause (ProFam)—in Birmingham, in the United Kingdom—have conducted the first project in the world that appears to help women delay menopause.  The experiment... 
Sleep, Insomnia, dreams and the neuroscience of slumber

Sleep, Insomnia, dreams and the neuroscience of slumber

Generally, most people awake from sleep well rested, refreshed and peaceful. But not so for clinical neurologist Guy Leschziner patients, who suffer from restless sleep, insomnia, nightmares, sleepwalking, sleep deprivation and... 
What You Can Expect When You Quit Sugar

What You Can Expect When You Quit Sugar

sugar Trying to figure out the right diet for you can seem exhausting.  Of course, everything suggests restricting certain types of foods or focusing more on consuming enough of one type, etc.  Both the Atkins... 
UK Health Advisors Expand HPV Vaccinations to Include Boys

UK Health Advisors Expand HPV Vaccinations to Include Boys

Thanks to modern medicine, we know that the Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes most cases of cervical cancer in women.  And because of this scientists have developed a vaccine to help reduce the risk for catching the...