Sleeping Makes Your Bad Memories Even Worse
Many consider sleep to be among the best cures to relieve stress, but researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass), say that sleeping should be the last thing you should do after experiencing psychological trauma.
Receptors for Fatty Foods Found on the Tongue
Ever wonder why you can’t resist french fries or cake icing? It’s not because you lack willpower — your taste buds are to blame.
Dispelling the ‘Low-Fat is Healthy’ Myth with Muffins
Low fat diets are no better for health than moderate or high-fat diets — and may even be worse for some, according to a new report from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
Study: Increase Dietary Fiber to Decrease Disease
Scientists in India suggest for improved health people should eat more dietary fibers.
Brain Exercise Computer Games can Improve Cognitive Functions
The brain exercise game “Brain Age” can improve executive functions and processing speed, even with short usage, according to a study published in the journal Plos ONE.
Dementia Patients Have Highest Hospitalization Rates, Most Preventable Conditions
A new study shows people with dementia have a higher rate of hospital admissions, but are also more able to prevent hospitalization through proactive care.
Marijuana Smoke Not as Harmful as Cigarette Smoke, Study Finds
Marijuana was made illegal as a public health safety measure, but according to results from a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, marijuana smoke is not as damaging to the lungs as cigarette smoke.
Researcher Propose Higher Tax on Sugary Beverages
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.
Study Finds Link Between Obesity, Cancer Screening
The rate of cancer screening for certain types of cancer increases with body weight, according to a new study published in the Journal of Obesity.
Tobacco Company Hides the Truth About Their Cigarettes
Cigarette giants Philip Morris USA may have altered data on the harmful effects of cigarettes, according to an independent study conducted by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).