American Women Are Having Fewer Kids—and Having Them Later in Life, Report Says

By Jamie Ducharme -TIME Health. American women are having fewer children than in years past, and having them later in life, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center...

The Belly-Fattening Foods That Men Love

MediceneNet.com Doughnuts Can't resist fresh doughnuts? If you give in too often, they can bulk up your belly. Better Bet: Stop at one. A glazed doughnut has 260 calories. The whole box packs 3,120 calories. A 200-pound...

Gout Attack Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Diet

MedicineNet.com What Is Gout? Gout is one of the most frequently referenced medical disorders in the history of mankind. Gout is the result of an abnormality of the body's ability to process uric acid. Uric acid...

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups

MedicineNet.com (HealthDay News) -- Although many people suffering from painful gout flare-ups point to diet as the culprit, new research suggests DNA plays a much bigger role. The findings challenge the long-held belief that diet is...

Why Dads should use baby carriers

Following the news that Piers Morgan publicly mocked James Bond star Daniel Craig for carrying his baby on his front, we examine the health benefits of babywearing. By Rhalou Allerhand TV presenter Piers Morgan has questioned James...

How to stop snoring: 5 tested snoring remedies

By Rachel Burge Plagued by snoring? Up to 40 per cent of adults in the UK are believed to snore when they sleep – that's around 15 million people. But snoring isn't just a problem for the millions...

Why vegans and vegetarians need vitamin B12

If you're following a plant-based diet, make sure you're not missing this crucial nutrient. By Rita Ghelani What is vitamin B12? One of eight essential B vitamins, B12 is involved in DNA production, fighting fatigue, maintaining a healthy nervous...

No sweat required: Team finds hypertension treatment that mimics effect of exercise

Couch potatoes rejoice—there might be a way to get the blood pressure lowering benefits of exercise in pill form. Hypertension researchers at The University of Toledo have shown that by increasing the body's supply...

Father’s nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren

A father's exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren, according to a study in mice publishing on October 16 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Pradeep Bhide of Florida...

Nutrition has a greater impact on bone strength than exercise

One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength. University of Michigan researchers looked at mineral supplementation and...

That’s monophagous: the woman who drinks nothing but Pepsi and has done for the...

It’s unusual to want to consume only the one thing, again and again, day after day, but at least there’s a scientific name for it Name: The monophagous diet. Appearance: Relentless. Oh God, I know what you...

Please Stop Freaking Out About Coconut Oil

By Yvette d'Entremont It's not going to kill you—and it's not going to save your life, either. Since coconut oil has become the rage in alternative health and medicine, I have read about it being used...

Here Are the Only Ways to Actually Get Rid of a Bruise Faster

By Korin Miller Bruises are a totally normal part of life. Maybe you regularly get “attacked” by doorframes, desks, or other inanimate (but totally in your way) objects. It’s still understandable if you don’t want...

Doctors warn of global C-section ‘epidemic’

JST -By Patrick Galey Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached "epidemic" proportions in some countries, doctors warn, highlighting a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor...

New immunotherapy targeting blood-clotting protein

Normally, the blood protein fibrin does not enter the brain. But in several neurological disorders, the blood-brain barrier—which keeps large molecules in the blood from entering the brain—becomes abnormally permeable, allowing fibrin to leak...

Scientists chase mystery of how dogs process words

When some dogs hear their owners say "squirrel," they perk up, become agitated. They may even run to a window and look out of it. But what does the word mean to the dog?...

Cesarean-born mice show altered patterns of brain development, study finds

Cesarean-born mice show altered patterns of cell death across the brain, exhibiting greater nerve cell death than vaginally delivered mice in at least one brain area, a finding by Georgia State University researchers that...

Food allergies: how to get allergy tested

If you are concerned you might have a food allergy, the NHS provides allergy testing services. By Rhalou Allerhand What is a food allergy? A food allergy is when the body’s immune system reacts to particular foods, causing a range...

The 11 Best Apps For Weight Loss, According To Experts

Because I know you're always on your phone anyway. By Gabrielle Kassel Honestly, is there anything your smartphone can't do? It's a navigation system that helps you beat traffic (or helps you navigate a city on foot), a...

Everything You Need To Know About How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars

The thing that sucks most about zits (besides, well, everything): the red and brown scars that stick around on your face long after the pimple itself has gone away. “Studies show that acne scarring occurs...