“Fat Shaming” Won’t Solve Obesity. Science Might.

By |2019-09-21T10:49:57+00:00September 21st, 2019|

A round up of 15 research papers and articles from Michigan Medicine proving why the treatment for obesity can’t adopt a “one size fits all” approach. Science is with James Corden. Fat shaming shouldn’t make a comeback, and it won’t solve the nation’s obesity epidemic. Through countless published scientific papers, research has continually exposed the complexity of obesity and being [...]

Hand sanitizer shown less effective than hand washing against flu

By |2019-09-21T10:12:51+00:00September 21st, 2019|

A new study from Japanese researchers challenges the idea that ethanol-based disinfectants are effective at completely destroying influenza A viruses quickly in all situations. The study was published yesterday in mSphere. In a series of tests, the researchers from the Kyoto Profectural University of Medicine found that ethanol-based disinfectants, or hand sanitizers, would have be in [...]

17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

By |2019-09-20T13:33:00+00:00September 20th, 2019|

A good night's sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance and brain function (1Trusted Source, 2Trusted Source, 3Trusted Source, 4Trusted Source, 5Trusted Source). It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children (5Trusted Source, 6Trusted [...]

Forgetfulness — 7 types of normal memory problems

By |2019-09-20T12:46:43+00:00September 20th, 2019|

Forgetting things? Memory problems are more common than you think It's normal to forget things from time to time, and it's normal to become somewhat more forgetful as you age. But how much forgetfulness is too much? How can you tell whether your memory lapses are normal forgetfulness and within the scope of normal aging [...]

Disturbing health dangers of indoor air pollution exposed

By |2019-09-19T12:56:36+00:00September 19th, 2019|

(NaturalHealth365) When most people think about air pollution, they often think of big plumes of smoke from industrial smokestacks rising into the air. However, while pollution outdoors is a problem, the bigger problem is actually indoor air pollution.  Poor ventilation, trapped air plus the many environmental toxins we know of – can result in a [...]

Why Women’s Risk for Stroke is Different From Men’s

By |2019-09-19T12:48:44+00:00September 19th, 2019|

Female-only factors add another layer When it comes to stroke, women and men share the major risk factors: smoking, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol. But stroke risk in women also is influenced by female-only factors, such as hormones, childbirth, pregnancy, birth control pills and migraine headaches with aura, among others. These female-only factors are why women [...]

Is It a Bladder Infection or an Overactive Bladder?

By |2019-09-19T12:37:04+00:00September 19th, 2019|

Although a bladder infection and an overactive bladder have some similar symptoms, they also have key differences. Read on to learn more. You feel an overwhelming urge to go, almost so strong you can’t control it, but is it a bladder infection or an overactive bladder? While only a doctor can make the correct diagnosis, [...]

Germiest Things in Hospitals and Doctor’s Offices

By |2019-09-19T12:32:33+00:00September 19th, 2019|

Hands Clean hands are important to control the spread of germs. But health care workers, on average, sanitize theirs less than half the times they should, researchers have found. That raises the risk of infection when you visit your doctor’s office or a hospital. What can you do? Ask your provider to wash up before [...]