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‘Delicate balance’ between alcohol’s protective and harmful effects

‘Delicate balance’ between alcohol’s protective and harmful effects

A new study emphasizes that, depending on patterns of consumption, alcohol could have either detrimental or beneficial health outcomes. A new study on a large population sample has concluded that…

Leukemia: Mushroom protein could be used in future treatments

Leukemia: Mushroom protein could be used in future treatments

A protein found in Coprinus comatus mushrooms could kill a type of leukemia cell, study suggests. A protein found in the edible mushroom known as “shaggy ink cap” might be…

Iron poisoning: What you need to know

Iron poisoning: What you need to know

Too many iron supplements may cause iron poisoning. Iron poisoning occurs when an excessive amount of iron accumulates in the body. It can happen naturally or accidentally. The toxic effects…

Could vitamin B-3 be the answer to miscarriages and birth defects?

Could vitamin B-3 be the answer to miscarriages and birth defects?

Australian researchers have found evidence that supplements of vitamin B-3 could prevent some miscarriages and congenital defects. A new study that claims to be groundbreaking in its field has identified…

Cadmium may raise risk of endometrial cancer

Cadmium may raise risk of endometrial cancer

The results of a new study have revealed that having higher levels of cadmium may raise a woman’s risk of developing endometrial, or uterine, cancer. Women may be at higher…

Six foods that cause diarrhea

Six foods that cause diarrhea

Apple juice may contribute to diarrhea. Diarrhea is a common condition with many possible causes. Some cases of diarrhea are due to infections. Sometimes it occurs as a side effect…

Energy drinks: A gateway to drug use?

Energy drinks: A gateway to drug use?

Young adults who consume energy drinks regularly are likelier to use drugs and overindulge in alcohol consumption, a new study shows. Adults in their early 20s who regularly consume energy…

This is how taste keeps us safe

This is how taste keeps us safe

Seemingly innocuous plants can harbor dangerous toxins. Many have developed a bitter taste, which our sophisticated sense of taste can pick up. From mind-blowing culinary adventures to more simple food…

Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?

Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?

Researchers suggest that vitamin B-3 has the potential to prevent melanoma. In a new review, researchers claim that nicotinamide may have the potential to prevent melanoma – the deadliest form…

Overweight children and adults get significantly healthier and quickly with less sugar

Overweight children and adults get significantly healthier and quickly with less sugar

Osteopathic physicians suggest shifting the conversation from weight to health for overweight children and adults, asking patients to reduce their sugar intake to see measurable improvements in metabolic function. …