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Current Health News From Around The Web

Allergies

Early Introduction To Allergenic Foods May Be Key To Preventing Kids’ Allergies



Bodywork Therapies
Attempt To Debunk Craniosacral Therapy


Consumer Reports Article on Non-Medical Approaches To Back Pain

Fashion Model Who Died After Chiropractic Adjustment

Trying The Feldenkrais Method For Chronic Pain


Twenty Things That Chiropractors Won't Tell You

Therapeutic Touch And Notion Of Energy Debunked By 11 Year Old Girl


Scientists Just Discovered How Water Gets From Blood Into The Brain



Cancer

Are We Giving Ourselves Cancer?


Airline Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates

How Exactly Does Obesity Cause Cancer? Three Leading Theories

Millennials Are Getting Cancer, But Why?


Obesity Is Linked To At Least 13 Types Of Cancer

These Foods and Eating Habits May Increase Your Risk of Lung Cancer

3 Long Island Communities Show High Cancer Rates


Caffeine

Drinking Coffee May Fight Against Erectile Dysfunction

Teen Dies From Caffeine Overdose



Cardiovascular Health

A Heart Risk Factor Even Doctors Know Little About

Atherosclerosis: The New View


NSAIDs Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Attack



Diet & Nutrition​

Belly Fat Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency


Chocolate Milk May Be Better Than Sports Drinks For Exercise Recovery

Diet Changes Are Better Than Botox


Eat This Meat Twice a Week For Heart Health


​Eating Crickets Can Be Good For Your Gut, According To New Clinical Trial


Everything You Need To Know About Intermittent Fasting

Faulty Studies Mean Everything We Know About Nutrition Is Wrong


How The Sugar Industry Shifted The Blame To Fat

Intermittent Fasting May Lead To Type 2 Diabetes


Paleo Diet: Scientists Sort Out Last Meal of 5,300-Year-Old Alpine Hunter


Saturated Animal Fat More Likely To Cause Liver Damage, Heart Disease And Diabetes, Than Sugar, Says American Diabetic Association


Science Says Early Intro To Solid Foods Might Help Babies Sleep Better


The Surprising Link Between Salt Intake and Weight Gain

Using Food To Fight Cancer


What 'Grass-Fed' Labels On Beef Really Mean


When We Eat Or Don't May Be Critical For Health


Yogurt helps Cut Down On Inflammation


​Beer And Massage For Japanese Beef


Great Youtube Video On The Difference Between Grass Finished And Grain Finished Beef​



Drug Side Effects

​​New Drugs Found to Cause Side Effects Years After Approval

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Also Ease Vitiligo


A New Disquiet About Some Generic Drugs




Environmental Health

Bacteria, Parasites Found In Hotel Swimming Pools, CDC Says


What Sunscreen SPF Means and Why a Higher Number Isn't Necessarily Better

Here's Why Mosquito Bites Itch for Such a Long Time

Most Common Childhood Cancer 'Partly Caused By Lack Of Infection'

You're Probably Washing Your Hands All Wrong

With "Mountainous" Evidence on Plaintiffs' Side, Hundreds of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Get Green Light


After Fish Pedicure, Woman Looses Her Toenails


Study Links Thyroid Disease With Non-Stick Chemicals


'Non-stick' Chemicals Linked To Weight Gain


Common Chemicals in Nonstick Pans and Food Wrappers Could Hurt Your Health–and Your Waistline. Here's How to Avoid Them



Essential Oils

Chemicals In Lavender And Tea Tree Oil Appear To Be Hormone Disruptors


Which Essential Oils Combat Common Medical Problems?


Exercise & Fitness




Genetics

Researchers Reverse Diabetes In Mice


Scorpios Get More Asthma But Astrology Isn't To Blame

Human Empathy Linked with Genetic Variation





Longevity & Healthy Aging

Have We Reached the Limit of Human Longevity? New Study Says No

The Island Where People Forget To Die

Those Who Feel Younger Than Their Age Show Less Brain Aging


Measure Of Belly Fat In Older Adults Is Linked With Cognitive Impairment


Muscle Loss In Old Age Linked To Fewer Nerve Signals

What This 76-Year-Old Man Can Teach About Healing

Why The Pharmaceutical Industry Is Giving Up The Search For An Alzheimer’s Cure

What If Age Is Nothing But A Mind-Set?


Marijuana & Cannabis

A 4-year Australian Study of 1500 People Finds No Evidence That Cannabis Helps To Treat Pain


Early Marijuana Use Associated With Abnormal Brain Function, Lower IQ


Smoking Marijuana Tied to Testicular Cancer


Why Some People Can't Handle Their Weed


Medical Mysteries

Abrupt Recovery From Brain Damage Rare, Yet Baffling

Mystery Drugs Turn Man Into Chatterbox After 10-Year Stupor


One Woman Can Detect Parkinson's Disease By Smell



Men's Health

Higher Testosterone Levels Driving Men To Luxury Goods


Sperm Quality Improved By Adding Nuts To Diet


New Prostate Surgery Not Necessarily Better


Men's Testosterone Levels Largely Determined By Where They Grow Up



Mental Health

​​Body-Positive Movement Causes People To Think They Aren't Obese


Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Eating Processed Meats Has Been Linked to Serious Psychiatric Problems

Daily Routines Can Benefit Your Mental Health

Heat Might Really Be Getting To Your Brain


How Personality Affects Gene Expression And Immune System Function


​​New Approach Advised to Treat Schizophrenia

Off Your Mental Game? You Could Be Mildly Dehydrated


Plastic Surgeons Are Really Worried About "Snapchat Dysmorphia"


Research Paper Explores Role Of Self-Awareness On Body-Objectification

Stress Can Lead To Alzheimer's Disease


The Reason Disrupted Sleep Patterns Cause Depression


That Map Of Tastes On The Tongue That You Learned In School Has No Scientific Basis

​​This Woman's Heart Actually 'Broke' After Her Dog Died. Here's How It Happened


Unnecessary And Accidental Ase Of ADHD Drugs Increases Over 60%, Study Suggests

Why You Feel Anxious When You're Hung Over

80 Year Long Harvard Study Claims To have Found The Secret To Health & Happiness


Microbiome

Among Trillions of Microbes in the Gut, a Few Are Special


A Novel Antibiotic From Weeds


Antibiotics Weren’t Used to Cure These Patients. Fecal Bacteria Were


Hunter–Gatherers Have Diverse Gut Microbes


Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut


My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment


She Drank Live Viruses For Two Weeks. It Worked


Scientists Explain Chocolate Cravings

The Link Between Gut Bacteria and Brain Could Influence Multiple Sclerosis


The Surprising Link between Salt and Weight Gain


​“The E. Coli Made Me Do It”





Neuro-Degenerative Disorders

​Study Raises Doubts On A Previous Theory Of Parkinson's Disease


Pain

Consumer Reports Article On Non-Medical Approaches To Back Pain


When Pain Kills 


Pediatrics

Is It Safe For Breastfeeding Moms To Drink Alcohol?


New Research Suggests How Stimulant Treatments For ADHD Work


Newborns' Cries Reflect Parents' Language


Pediatricians Warn FDA on Cold Medicines


'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence



Sleeping

Science Says Broadband Is Really Bad For Good Sleeping Patterns



Science Philosophy

A Difference That Makes a Difference - A Conversation with Daniel Dennett


Technology Innovations

Essential Tremor Treatment Uses Focused Ultrasound


Surgery-Free ‘Nasal Airway Remodeler’ Boosts Airflow For People With Nasal Congestion


Running Shoes Changed How Humans Run


Wearable Patch Measures Cortisol In Sweat


Women's Health

Do Lesbians Have Better Sex Than Straight Women?


Going Off Birth Control Cured My Depression And Gave Me Back My Sex Drive

Breast Implants Caused News Reporter Chronic Fatigue, Depression & Hair Loss

The Sneaky Way That Stress Can Cause Your Next UTI


USA Today Finds The Reason The US Has The Highest Maternal Death Rate Among Developed Countries


How Blocking Your Immune System May Help Women Beat Hair Loss 


Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Devices Have Serious Side Effects, Might Be Unsafe, FDA Says


Vaping & Smoking

Teen Develops "Wet Lung" After Vaping For Just 3 Weeks


Study: Vaping Doesn’t Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes


30 Minutes Of Vaping Equals 5 Minutes of Cigarette Smoking


Ridiculous SPA Treatments

Israeli Health And Beauty Spa Offers A Snake Massage For £40


From Bird-Poop Facials to Snake Massages: 10 Bizarre Spa Treatments