How To Make The Best Cup Of Coffee Possible, And The Best Time Of...

The Huffington Post  |  By Carly Ledbetter Coffee -- it can prevent disease, help our livers, make us more intelligent AND and most importantly --enable us to talk to other human beings in the...

Is my marriage healthy even if we’re not having sex?

By Dr. Jennifer Landa The way I see it, if you’re not having sex in your marriage anymore, there’s a problem. I know, not only because of the many patients who have told me about...

Lactalis recalls baby milk from Spanish site linked to salmonella

PARIS (Reuters) - Dairy group Lactalis said on Friday it was recalling one of its infant formula brands as a precautionary move as the product was supplied by the same Spanish factory linked to...

New study examines link between obesity and cognitive decline in middle-aged, older African Americans

Obesity has the potential to raise an older adult's risk for having difficulty thinking and making decisions (also known as "cognitive decline" or dementia). It is a complex health concern. Body mass index (BMI)...

Health officials confirm sexually transmitted Zika case in Texas, first in US

FoxNews.com A person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex, the first case of the illness being transmitted inside the United States, health officials confirmed Tuesday. Dallas County health officials said the...

Artificial sweeteners may not be risk free

Reuters People hoping to lose a few pounds by substituting artificial sweeteners for regular sugar may end up disappointed, suggests a fresh look at past research. The review of 37 studies suggests the use of so-called...

Recommendation against regular screening ‘puts men at greater prostate cancer risk’

Following controversy over the recommendation by the US Preventive Services Task Force in 2011 to reduce prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer, a new study assesses the pros and cons. In October 2011, the US...

Looking after young children is boring, and more of us should admit it

Jo Hartley Looking after young kids is boring - we don't say it enough. Sitting on the rug with my 18-month-old son, I scoot another car through the explosion of toy debris. Making the obligatory...

Mouthwash may act as a trigger for diabetes, study shows

It could be targeting good microbes as well as bad By Jenny Cook Many of us use mouthwash as part of our oral hygiene routine, but a new study suggests that persistent use of such a...

Should Teens Get Nose Jobs?

By Dr. Manny We recently received this question from a concerned parent: “My 16-year-old daughter has always been self-conscious about the way her nose droops down a little at the end. Now she’s been saying for...

Do painkillers offer any help for back pain?

Back pain affects pretty well everyone at some stage or another, and many people turn to painkillers as the first line of treatment. But is time the greatest healer? Luisa Dillner Almost everyone gets back pain....

Do Food Trackers Really Make People Stick To Their Diet? Try These 10 Tools...

Whether you want to count how many steps you take each day, keep track of sleeping habits, record what you eat, or see how many calories you burn, there’s a piece of technology or...

Oral antibiotics tied to increased risk of kidney stones

JST -LONDON Children and adults who take five commonly prescribed types of antibiotics may be more likely to develop kidney stones than people who don't use these medicines, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined electronic health...

You’re Probably Not Washing Your Hands Right, Study Says

By Jamie Ducharme People fail to properly wash their hands while cooking 97% of the time, potentially opening them up to food-borne illnesses such as salmonella, norovirus and E. coli, according to a study from...

The value of second opinions demonstrated in study

Source:Mayo Clinic Summary:Many patients seek a second opinion or diagnosis confirmation before treatment for a complex condition. In a new study, researchers report that as many as 88 percent of those patients go home with...

UK child death rate among worst in western Europe, say experts

Study's authors surprised by poor performance after they find only Malta has more deaths of children under five Sarah Boseley, health editor The UK has one of the highest death rates in western Europe among children...

What Is the Lectin-Free Diet?

Some food experts say lectins are making you fat and sick. But here's what you should know before you try a lectin-free diet. As the gluten debate rages on, there's a new food protein people are eliminating from...

Playboys and misogynists more likely to have mental health problems: study

Reuters NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) –  Men who behave like promiscuous playboys or feel powerful over women are more likely to have mental health problems than men with less sexist attitudes, according to a...

Many supplements contain unapproved, dangerous ingredients: study

(HealthDay)—U.S. health officials have issued more than 700 warnings during the last decade about the sale of dietary supplements that contain unapproved and potentially dangerous drug ingredients, new research reveals. In nearly all cases (98...

Heart transplant patients benefit from high-intensity interval exercise

High-intensity interval training can help clinically stable heart transplant recipients achieve increased exercise capacity, maintain control of blood pressure and gain improved resting heart rate when compared with moderate exercise, according to a new...