Health Studies Timeline

Fecal Transplant Equally Effective If Taken By Mouth, Study Claims

Fecal Transplant Can Be Equally Effective If Given Orally

Fecal transplant procedures are usually done with the aid of a colonoscopy, which as many middle-aged men know, can be quite unpleasant. But luckily, news broke last week that pills are equally as effective. Citing a study first published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Washington Post reported that pills administered… Read more »

Weight Loss: Is A Low Fat Or Low Carb Diet Best?

Weight loss low fat or low carb.

If you are thinking about weight loss, should you do a low fat or a low carb diet? That is what’s on the minds of millions of people who are trying to shed some pounds for health reasons or just to be happier with their bodies. Depending on where you stand on the weight loss… Read more »

Restless Sleep Shrinks Brain, Claims A New Study

Restless Sleep Can Shrink Brain

Restless sleep seems to be commonplace for the average American. Working longer hours at your job, or piecing together several part-time jobs to make a full-time living, can leave you wondering if rest will ever come. If it does, you’re not sure how much of it you’ll get to enjoy. According to a new study… Read more »

Ebola Vaccine May Soon Be Available, Thanks To New Study: Would You Take It?

Ebola Vaccine Is Almost Here

Ebola vaccine studies may have just placed the deadly virus on the run. According to a new study from the National Institutes of Health, researchers have found an effective vaccine for providing protection against the Ebola virus. However, according to preliminary tests, the shot must be given in two parts — firstly, the “prime-boost,” which… Read more »

Weed Smokers Rejoice! Hemp Has Been Linked To Repairing DNA

Hemp

When it comes to the topic of marijuana, people these days have only one thing on their minds: Which state will be next to legalize weed? For many years, legally smoking marijuana has always been a pipe dream of many who indulge in the ganja, but now it is a reality for some. You can… Read more »

Breakfast Study States Meal Is No Longer ‘The Most Important Of The Day’

Breakfast Study Nixes Most Important Meal Claims

Breakfast study research has revealed that the once “most important meal of the day” isn’t that important after all. In fact, it’s just another meal. The revelations come from a study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The Tech Times reports that “regularly eating breakfast is no better for weight… Read more »

Religion Can Fight Depression In The Elderly [Study]

Religion And Depression Make Interesting Bedfellows

Religion can help fight depression in the elderly, according to a new two-year study. The findings come by way of Corina Ronneberg, a graduate student and researcher with the Department of Gerontology at the John E. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies of the University of Massachusetts Boston. She led the research, which… Read more »