Category: Health

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staffOctober 9, 2018

First Example of a Bioelectronic Medicine

Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an ...

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staffSeptember 24, 2018

Air Pollution Linked to Dementia Risk

Air pollution is now an established risk factor for heart disease/stroke and respiratory disease, but its potential role in neurodegenerative ...

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staffSeptember 24, 2018

Most People With Cancer Risk Genes Don’t Know It

Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80% of those who carry an identifiable genetic risk ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2018

Multiple births may rise as more women delay having children

More American women than ever are having twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets, and it’s not just because some are ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Diet Plus Exercise Is More Effective for Weight Loss Than Either Method Alone

Everyone knows that eating a low-fat, low-calorie diet and getting regular exercise helps shed pounds, but a new study led ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Gut bacteria could provide key to making ‘universal’ blood type

Canadian researchers say they may have identified substances from the human gut that could turn Type A and B blood ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Is there a safe level of alcohol consumption

Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Canada’s trans fat ban comes into effect

Canada’s ban on artificial trans fats comes into effect this week, one year after the federal government announced it would ...

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staffSeptember 16, 2018

Aspirin-a-day risky in old age

Elderly people in good health should not take an aspirin a day, according to a major study in the US ...

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staffSeptember 15, 2018

BPA-Free? Health Risks of New Plastics

Twenty years ago, researchers made the accidental discovery that the now infamous plastics ingredient known as bisphenol A or BPA ...