Health Studies Timeline

New Study Links Trans Fat To Memory Loss In Younger Men

Trans fat has been linked to memory loss in men under 45 years old

Just in time to make you feel guilty about splurging on all those holiday party treats, a new study has revealed that the trans fat contained in processed foods such as cookies, chips and crackers may be doing more than expanding your waistline – it is damaging your memory too. According to USA Today, a… Read more »

Marijuana Users Have Lower IQs Than Non-Pot Smokers, Study Shows

Marijuana Users Score Lower On IQ

Marijuana users have long touted the benefits of their mind-altering drug of choice, but a new study from the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences in the University of Texas at Dallas suggests that the “altering” part has nothing to do with adding points to the IQ. In fact, subjects who used marijuana frequently reported… Read more »

Man’s Arachnophobia Is Eliminated After Brain Surgery

Man's Arachnophobia Eliminated After Surgery

A 44-year-old man suffering from arachnophobia got rid of his fear after undergoing surgery where a part of his brain was removed. The unnamed man suffered from unexplained seizures. Doctors then found out that his left amygdala, the part of the brain responsible for emotional reactions, was damaged. To get rid of his seizures, doctors… Read more »

Turn Back Clocks And Say Goodbye To Your Health, Study Claims

Turn Back Clocks, Set Back Your Health And Environment

If you turn back clocks, you are doing damage to your health and the environment, according to a new report from Reuters. The act — known as Daylight Saving Time (DST), which you should be doing if you don’t want to be early for everything — shortens the amount of daylight that human beings have… Read more »

Milk Study Calls Into Question Those ‘Does A Body Good’ Claims

Milk Study Shines Negative Light On Popular Drink

A milk study conducted by Uppsala University in Sweden has called in to question those famous “does a body good” claims that fans of the popular drink have been making for years. The study, originally published in the British Medical Journal and first reported online by the Washington Post, found that “consuming more milk could… Read more »

Glasses Will Be A Thing Of The Past Soon If FDA Approves It!

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Presently, there are millions of Americans who live with glasses. Some of them find them a worthwhile accessory fitting of their personality and style, while others consider glasses a hassle. Over the years, inventions and procedures have been introduced to relieve people of glasses, from contact lenses to the latest method of LASIK eye surgery…. Read more »

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 »