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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 »

Halloween: Experts Cite Studies That Say Holiday Makes Children ‘Evil’

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Call it a Halloween cocktail: costumes, candy and trick-or-treating. Experts say that it’s the combination of those three things that make children more “evil” this time of year, and according to studies, they’ve got the science to back up the claim. Both the existence of group settings – as often experienced when trick-or-treating with friends… Read more »

Scientists Link 100 Genes To Autism

Autism

Scientists have linked up to 100 genes to the development of autism. A recent study, which was published in the medical journal Nature, suggests the disorder is likely caused by genetic, as opposed to environmental, factors. Researchers have identified up to 100 genes that increase the chances of developing autism by 90 percent. The identified… 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 »

Sleep Apnea – The Not-So Silent Killer

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea, which affects 18 million Americans, is a sleep disorder that can cause people to stop breathing while asleep. According to TheDailyHerald, sleep experts agree that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a potentially life-threatening disease which involves episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep, is dangerously on the rise. It is being urged… Read more »

Chocolate May Reverse Memory Loss

Chocolate Has Been Shown To Reverse And Improve Memory Loss

A recent study suggests chocolate could reverse memory loss. The data, which was compiled by neurologists at Columbia University Medical Center, was published in Sunday’s edition of Nature Neuroscience. Although the study was limited, the researchers concluded that a component of cocoa can improve memory and slow memory loss. The study included 37 participants between… Read more »

Natural Ways To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stress and certain foods can trigger painful flare-ups of rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, often painful inflammatory disorder that most often affects the small joints in the hands and feet. Rheumatoid arthritis can cause severe pain, swelling, joint stiffness, and even result in loss of movement and range in the affected area, most often in the hands. Although there is no cure for rheumatoid… Read more »

Top 3 Trendy Diets That Actually Work

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As winter draws nearer, people will be looking to keep off that holiday season weight. A lot of trendy diets are circulating these days, always claiming to be the best diet for you. But which diets really are the best? Which ones actually work and which diets are just fads? Here is a list of… Read more »

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits At Their New Care Clinics

Walmart Health Center

Months after Walmart announced its plans to enter into the healthcare industry, the world’s largest retail chain has opened a Care Clinic in Galvaston, Georgia. Northwest Georgia News has released that services to be offered at Walmart Care Clinics include preventative health services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and guidance on managing chronic problems such… Read more »