Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
This study encourages you to keep hydrated if you want to be mentally sharp
New research shows your brain swells when you are dehydrated and your ability to perform routine tasks is diminished. Those are the findings of a group of exercise physiologists from Georgia Tech.
August 27, 2018
More good news for vegetable lovers when it comes to cancer prevention
When you were younger you probably avoided broccoli, cabbage and kale or tried to feed them to your dog under the table. Research now reveals a better choice would have been to keep those veggies for yourself, unless you were trying to help your dog avoid colon cancer.
August 20, 2018
Meditation can have a dramatic impact on more than just your mental health
If you need to be at your sharpest mentally it might be worth your time to take a meditation break. College students who listened to a 10-minute meditation tape were able to complete simple cognitive tasks more quickly and accurately as a result.
August 13, 2018
CT scans can be beneficial for imaging but damaging in other respects
New data seems to put doctors wishing to abide by their promise from the Hippocratic Oath to “do no harm” in a quandary regarding CT scans. That’s because the diagnostic imaging procedure that helps improve clinical outcomes could increase the risk of brain cancer, especially in younger patients.
August 06, 2018