- What are the benefits of nopal?Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 5:00 pm
Learn about the nopal cactus, commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. This article looks at its nutritional content and possible health benefits.
- Prostate cancer mortality 87 percent higher in American IndiansTuesday, December 12, 2017, 5:00 pm
A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.
- Which foods are best for mental well-being? It depends on your ageTuesday, December 12, 2017, 4:00 pm
What we eat can affect our psychological health, but which foods are beneficial? A new study suggests that the answer may depend on our age.
- 'We all hear voices in our heads,' but why? Study investigatesTuesday, December 12, 2017, 3:00 pm
New research suggests that the brain regards talking inside of our heads as equivalent to talking out loud, with the same degree of dampened response.
- Causes and remedies for low blood pressure during pregnancyTuesday, December 12, 2017, 2:00 pm
Low blood pressure, or hypotension, during pregnancy does not usually cause major health issues, and can be treated with at-home care. Learn more.
- What you should know about white hairTuesday, December 12, 2017, 11:00 am
A look at white hair, a common change that many people experience as they age. Included is detail on genetic factors and stress-related causes.
- Should I worry about pearly penile papules?Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 8:00 am
Pearly penile papules are harmless white spots that appear on the penis. Learn more about their symptoms and how to remove them here.
- Regular high-intensity exercise may stall Parkinson's symptomsTuesday, December 12, 2017, 8:00 am
Results of a phase II clinical trial suggest that high-intensity exercise may help to delay the progression of motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease.
- Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 8:00 am
A new study published in the Christmas edition of the BMJ explores the science behind the so-called 'man flu' phenomenon, finding evidence to back it.
- Cervical ectropion: What you need to knowMonday, December 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
Cervical ectropion is a condition where cells from inside the cervix form a red, inflamed patch on the outside the cervix. Learn more.
- Could this software diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders?Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
Diagnosing certain types of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder remains challenging. A new study shows that facial recognition software may improve accuracy.
- Breast cancer treatment: Can Brussels sprouts, soy reduce side effects?Monday, December 11, 2017, 4:00 pm
Researchers have found that soy and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, could reduce the long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment.
- How inhibiting one protein could help to treat pancreatic cancerMonday, December 11, 2017, 3:00 pm
Targeting SUV420H2 may increase treatment response as the enzyme silences genes that stop pancreatic cancer cells morphing into a more aggressive state.
- What to know about making yourself sneezeMonday, December 11, 2017, 2:00 pm
A look at how to make yourself sneeze. Included is detail on the causes of a sneeze and the best ways to trigger a sneeze to relieve congestion.
- How to treat hivesMonday, December 11, 2017, 11:00 am
While hives can be very irritating, there are many ways to treat, soothe, and get rid of hives. In most cases, the rash usually settles within a few days.
- What causes a sweet taste in the mouth?Monday, December 11, 2017, 8:00 am
Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious conditions.
- Too much sitting doesn't cause weight gain, says studyMonday, December 11, 2017, 8:00 am
The average sitting time in the U.S. is 12 hours per day. You might think that this leads to weight gain, but new research claims this is not the case.
- How can we switch off hunger in the brain? Study sheds lightMonday, December 11, 2017, 8:00 am
New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for obesity and overeating.
- What are the best ways to make yourself burp?Sunday, December 10, 2017, 5:00 pm
A look at how to make yourself burp. Included is detail on how burping works and the best strategies to force belching in order to relieve gas.
- All you need to know about akinesiaSunday, December 10, 2017, 2:00 pm
A look at akinesia, a condition where a person cannot move their muscles as they wish. Included is detail on the difference between akinesia and dyskinesia