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Surgery Might Be Unnecessary for Shoulder Fracture

Pins, screws and plates might not be the best course of action to heal a broken shoulder.

New research reveals a more conservative approach that includes just immobilizing the shoulder in a sling to could be just as effective as surgery when healing a shoulder fracture.

, September 30, 2019


Vitamin D Critical During Pregnancy

This one vitamin alone is responsible for a lot of good during pregnancy.

New research shows vitamin D supplementation by expectant mothers helps the baby avoid a low birthweight and could keep the mother from experiencing a wide range of health issues.

, September 16, 2019


Fried Foods Worsen Colon Troubles

Fried foods cause a long list of health problems in the colon according to new research.

Scientists fed mice canola oil that had previously been used in a deep-fryer and it caused an increase in inflammation in the colon, enhanced tumor growth and worsened gut leakage which spread bacteria into the bloodstream.

, August 30, 2019


Scientists Show it’s Possible to Reverse Brain Aging

Scientists have discovered a way to reverse the aging of brain cells in a lab and hope to build on that research.

Through a novel approach to looking at brain aging, researchers at the University of Cambridge were able to cause old brain cells in rats to rejuvenate and act like younger cells and also make young cells behave like old cells.

, August 26, 2019


Babies on Farms Build Better Immune Systems

Too clean might not be good when it comes to raising children.

Researchers found babies exposed to farm animals while growing up have a more diverse gut microbiome and robust immune system.

, July 29, 2019


Calorie Restriction Benefits the Heart

There is always room for improvement when it comes to heart health.

The results of a two-year study from Duke Health show even among those in a healthy weight range there is a benefit to reducing calories.

, July 15, 2019


Chronic Pain Linked to Gut Bacteria

Differences in gut bacteria were found in chronic pain sufferers leading researchers to wonder what role the gut microbiome plays in pain.

Research scientists found 19 different strains of bacteria in greater or lesser quantities in those suffering from the disease compared to the healthy control group.

, June 24, 2019


Eating Processed Food Leads to Weight Gain

The same people who gained weight with processed food lost weight with unprocessed food.

Researchers using a controlled study with 20 healthy participants were able to determine eating a diet of processed food led to increased calorie consumption and weight gain of a pound per week.

, June 17, 2019


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