Articles Tagged with Health

Researchers Finally Answer The Age-Old Nature Vs. Nurture Question

Nature vs Nurture

The age-old nature versus nurture question has spewed countless debates throughout history. But now, Australian researchers say they have the answer and, well, it’s a draw, folks. Based on a study published in Nature Genetics, human traits are determined almost equally by both nature and nurture. The researchers collated 2,748 twin studies from the last… Read more »

Top Four Possible Cures For Cancer On The Way

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 09: A Scientist looks at cells through a fluorescent microscope at the laboratories at Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute on December 9, 2014 in Cambridge, England. Cancer Research UK is the world's leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Its vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. They have saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and as such the survival rate in the UK has doubled in the last 40 years. Cancer Research UK funds over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses across the UK, more than 33,000 patients who join clinical trials each year and a further 40,000 volunteers that give their time to support the work. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Cancer Research UK)

As technology advances, many scientists believe the human race is coming closer than ever to a cure for cancer. News stories hit the internet frequently boasting new treatments or even cures for cancer, but they never seem to amount to anything. This is often due to the time it takes before human trials begin and… Read more »

New HPV Vaccine Can Prevent 80 Percent of Cervical Cancers, Research Says

New HPV Vaccine Can Prevent 80% of Cervical Cancers

New research suggests that a recently developed human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers if it is administered before the child is 11 or 12 years old. HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection that can spread from one partner to another through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. And an… Read more »

Shopping List Helps In Guiding People To A Healthier Diet

Shopping List Linked To Healthier Diet

A shopping list is linked to being a contributing factor for people who want a healthier diet. Researchers at RAND Corporation found that people who used a shopping list are more likely to make quality food choices. A recent study conducted in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area found a link between people who used a shopping… Read more »

Shailene Woodley Loves To Eat Bugs: A Look At Her Other Wacky Health Advice

Shailene Woodley Talks About Eating Bugs

Shailene Woodley recently shared some news that will shock absolutely no one — she eats something weird to stay healthy. The foraging fairy’s new favorite snack might gross you out a bit, but it is pretty nutritious. Nylon magazine shared a behind-the-scenes video from the Insurgent star’s recent photo shoot, and she revealed that she… Read more »

Risks Of Heart Attack Rise With Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Savings Time

It’s time to move the clocks forward once again, and with the begrudging arrival of Daylight Saving Time comes the inconvenience of a lost hour of sleep. For some, however, it also brings heart attacks, according to a recently published study. The study looked at a Michigan insurance database to look at hospital admission records… Read more »

Deadly Superbug Moves From California To East Coast

superbug

They call it a “superbug” because of its ultra resistance to antibiotics. It has taken the lives of two people in California, and now the same strain has claimed the life of a third victim in North Carolina. The official name of the superbug is carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE. According to Kevin McCarthy, a spokesman… Read more »