People eat more when dining with friends

People eat more with friends and family than when dining alone, in a phenomena that science describes as 'social facilitation'. Previous studies found that those...

Red, white meat, both raise cholesterol levels

Health experts have long recommended that replacing red meat with white meat is a healthy alternative. Red meat has been linked to diabetes, heart...

Altered stem cells help repair cornea

In a world-first, Japanese scientists have successfully repaired a damaged cornea to improve a person’s vision, using ‘induced pluripotent cells’. Pluripotent stem cells are embryonic...

Emotions affect our immune response

Previous studies have shown that chronic exposure to stress, anxiety, and negative emotions can have an impact on physical health of individuals. Now a...

Unhealthy diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide

Latest research shows that a diet low in nutrients caused over 11 million deaths in 2017, this is more deaths than from smoking or...

Heat waves make even nights dangerous

  If you thought that health risks from heat waves subside with the setting of the sun, you are wrong. Sultry nights during summer, especially...

Food allergy or food intolerance

Food allergy is common problem with many people convinced that they suffer from one form of food allergy or another. But new studies show...

Simple 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, brain activity

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you...

Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

Keeping blood glucose at a healthy level reduces the risk of developing diabetes. But until now, reducing high glucose levels has focused on limiting...

Mouthwash and exercise

Mouth bacteria play a key role in our health. Previous studies have found strong association between bacteria that cause gum disease, and both a...

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