Nutrition
Garcinia cambogia: Does it work?

Garcinia cambogia: Does it work?

The garcinia cambogia fruit has been a focus for many people looking for natural ways to lose weight. The small fruit, which resembles a cross between a pumpkin…

Rheumatoid arthritis: Regular fish intake may ease symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis: Regular fish intake may ease symptoms

Eating more than two portions of fish weekly could benefit patients with RA. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis might want to increase their fish intake; a new study suggests…

Extra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer’s

Extra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer’s

New research explores the neurological benefits of extra-virgin olive oil and finds that it may help to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. New research suggests that extra-virgin…

Grape extracts may protect against colon cancer

Grape extracts may protect against colon cancer

Resveratrol, which is naturally found in grapes, taken together with grape seed extract may suppress colon cancer stem cells. Colon cancer is a very common form of cancer,…

Somogyi effect: Causes and prevention

Somogyi effect: Causes and prevention

The Somogyi effect, also known as the rebound effect, occurs in people with diabetes. Hypoglycemia or low blood glucose in the late evening causes a rebound effect in…

Dairy: Is it good or bad for you?

Dairy: Is it good or bad for you?

Research has highlighted many potential benefits and risks associated with dairy consumption. Dairy is a controversial and confusing food group. Health organizations promote dairy as vital for…

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Danger map reveals health threat zone

Danger map reveals health threat zone

Image copyright EcoHealthAlliance South America is a hotbed of potential viruses that could be the…

‘Remarkable’ drop in new HIV cases among men

‘Remarkable’ drop in new HIV cases among men

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The numbers were based on 200 sexual health clinics…

Ebola virus burial teams ‘saved thousands of lives’

Ebola virus burial teams ‘saved thousands of lives’

Image copyright Mark Georgiou Image caption The bodies of Ebola victims were particularly toxic They…

‘Remarkable’ drop in new HIV cases among men

‘Remarkable’ drop in new HIV cases among men

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The numbers were based on 200 sexual health clinics…

Ebola virus burial teams ‘saved thousands of lives’

Ebola virus burial teams ‘saved thousands of lives’

Image copyright Mark Georgiou Image caption The bodies of Ebola victims were particularly toxic They…

‘Remarkable’ drop in new HIV cases among men

‘Remarkable’ drop in new HIV cases among men

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The numbers were based on 200 sexual health clinics…

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Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the…

United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better…

Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, fate uncertain

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate leaders on Thursday unveiled a draft of legislation to replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce…

U.S. bans fresh Brazil beef imports over safety concerns

CHICAGO The United States halted imports of fresh Brazilian beef on Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said, after a high percentage of shipments failed to pass safety…

Two U.S. studies differ over effects of marijuana on drivers

Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks…

Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to curb antibiotics in chicken

LOS ANGELES The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons on Thursday vowed to cut the use of antibiotics in its chicken supply, joining other major fast-food chain…

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