Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
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
Rinsing your mouth with antibacterial mouthwash after working out is not a good idea.
Researchers at the University of Plymouth (England) have discovered using antibacterial mouthwash after working out cuts the blood pressure reduction of exercise by as much as 60 percent.
September 09, 2019
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 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
Lifting weights can help those with peripheral artery disease get past the leg cramps from walking.
Researchers from the University of New South Wales have found resistance training can be an effective supplement to the current gold standard prescription of interval walking, which can trigger pain.
August 12, 2019
CT Scans are thought to be safe but new research shows there is a cancer concern.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge found even low doses of radiation promoted the spread of cancer-capable cells in healthy tissue.
August 05, 2019
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
An activity as simple as walking may help prevent Alzheimer's disease according to new research
The results of research from the Harvard Aging Brain Study at Massachusetts General Hospital show high levels of daily physical activity may protect against cognitive decline and brain tissue loss from Alzheimer’s disease.
July 22, 2019