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Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Increases With Insulin Resistance

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease risk has been linked to insulin resistance, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology. The reality that obesity increases the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and some cancers is well known, but the Iowa State University study shows memory loss is also a… Read more »

Rise Of Autism Claims Not Legitimate, Says New Penn State Study

autism study

A new study on autism from Penn State University says that the recent claims of a rise in the disease from the years 2000 to 2010 aren’t accurate. The only reason there has been a stated rise in the numbers for autism is because of a reclassification of persons with other intellectual disorders, state the… Read more »

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Approved By European Agency

The world's first malaria vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency.

The world’s first malaria vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency, which is the first regulatory hurdle in developing an effective means to fight the parasite that claims half a million lives each year. Although the vaccine, called RTS.S or Mosquirix, is not 100 percent effective and its ability to protect from malaria… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Disease Can Now Be Detected Earlier — Thanks To Saliva

Alzheimer's Disease Brain

Alzheimer’s disease may now be detected earlier on by performing tests on a very common bodily fluid — saliva — according to a new medical study. Medical Daily reports that the new study presented by researchers from the University of Alberta, during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), shows that “a simple saliva test” may… Read more »

Deadlier Superbugs Threatening Food Supply And Health Of Americans

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Deadlier superbugs that are antibiotic resistant have been found in meat sold in grocery stores in the United States. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a recently discovered superbug that reportedly causes blood stream infections, urinary track infections, and liver complications. Preventing bacteria such as salmonella, listeria, and campylobacter from infecting the food supply is an ongoing annual… Read more »

Kale Is Actually Bad For You? Are The Rumors True Or Not?

Kale

Rumors have been circling the internet this week that the supposed superfood kale could actually be bad for you in high doses. But in response, a new wave of articles have hit the web declaring that the “kale is bad for you” claim is based on terrible scientific evidence. Major news websites like Mother Jones… Read more »

Watch As Color Blind Man Sees Real Colors For The First Time [Video]

A special gift

Ethan Scott is color blind. His partner, James, gave him a surprise birthday gift of a pair of very special glasses which allow him to experience real color for the first time. The video shows his reaction to this. Warning: There is some pretty strong language. In the video, Scott explains that being color blind… Read more »

Botox In The Bladder: New Trend To Help With Urinary Incontinence

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Over the years, women who’ve suffered from urinary incontinence have been instructed to practice their Kegel exercises to strengthen their bladders. They’ve also gone along with wearing panty liners in strenuous exercise classes in order to prevent the embarrassment and odor that can come with urine sneaking out when least expected. Now those same women… Read more »

Underage Drinking Can Lead To Adult Brain Abnormalities, Reveals New Research

Study reveals underage drinking can cause abnormalities on adult brain.

According to a recent study conducted by Duke University, scientists determined that underage drinking can lead to abnormalities in the adult brain. The study on underage drinking, specifically on adolescent alcohol consumption, was published in the June 2015 edition of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. The study discussed in the article, entitled “Adolescent Intermittent Alcohol… Read more »