Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
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
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
Teens living near flower farms are being impacted by chemical exposure.
An elevated risk for depression in teens has been established as a result of the pesticides sprayed on the flower fields of Ecuador.
July 08, 2019
Researchers have found there is a difference between sitting at work and sitting in front of a television when it comes to your health.
Scientists have been studying for years the effects of sitting and have come to the conclusion extended periods of uninterrupted sedentary behavior is detrimental for your health, especially your heart health. But closer scrutiny shows not all sitting is the same.
July 01, 2019