LifeStyle: Health & Fit

FDA recalls heart drug due to cancer concerns

Monday  19:00,   16 july 2018
newsweek

Batches of valsartan were found to contain NDMA, a natural chemical compound with carcinogenic properties.The agency flagged concerns about valsartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, on July 13.[...]

There is good health and fitness advice on the web—here's how to find it

Monday  17:51,   16 july 2018
popsci

Don't just assume that sore throat is a sign of cancer. Feeling sick Tempted to look up your symptoms online? Stick to trustworthy health sources. At times, we all rely on the internet to diagnose our symptoms. But finding trustworthy health[...]

McDonald's Pulls Salad Options After Illness Outbreak

Monday  17:42,   16 july 2018
newsweek

McDonald's has pulled healthy salad options from 3,000 menus as consumers report gastrointestinal illnesses.At least 61 people in seven states have become sick from developing cyclospora infections after eating at the fast-food chain, according[...]

Women may be more likely to die from heart failure than men suggests new study

Monday  17:37,   16 july 2018
msn

New Canadian research suggests that women are at a higher risk of being hospitalized and dying from heart failure than men. Carried out by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the new study set out to investigate the differences in the rates of [...]

Women may be more likely to die from heart failure than men suggests new study

Monday  17:37,   16 july 2018
msn

New Canadian research suggests that women are at a higher risk of being hospitalized and dying from heart failure than men. Carried out by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the new study set out to investigate the differences in the rates of [...]

Scientists Want People to Smoke Weed for a Study

Monday  17:37,   16 july 2018
newsweek

The researchers want to find out how long the effects of cannabis take to wear off. As states legalize cannabis, the day-to-day challenges presented by lifting such bans need ironing out. One such problem is how long to wait before driving after[...]

5 Weird Eye Issues You Should Never, Ever Ignore

Monday  17:37,   16 july 2018
womenshealthmag

<p>If you experience any of these weird eye symptoms, get them checked out ASAP.</p>Basically only when you realize you have to squint to see the TV-or your contacts start hurting like a mother-effer, right? [...]

Could being married and earning more reduce the risk of broken bones as we age?

Monday  16:57,   16 july 2018
msn

New European research has found an association between being married and earning more money and a lower risk of broken bones as we age. Led by the University of Southampton, UK, along with researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of [...]

Oranges Linked to Lower Risk of Macular Degeneration

Monday  16:47,   16 july 2018
newsweek

11 million Americans have some form of macular degeneration. People who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop one of the leading causes of blindness, according to a study. Researchers based in Australia investigated whether[...]

Actual migraine sufferers do not find the Instagram 'migraine pose' very funny

Monday  16:16,   16 july 2018
today

This selfie trend is causing a headache. Instagram beauty trends can inspire envy and inspiration alike, but the latest viral sensation to hit social media is more controversial than cool. It's causing quite the backlash.Deemed the "migraine pose,"[...]

I got my face whipped for better cheekbones and I would totally do it again

Monday  16:07,   16 july 2018
today

Facial exercises are the latest beauty trend, but do they actually work? As if it isn't enough that we worry about toning our arms, legs, stomachs and behinds, the latest trend is all about working out our faces.Yes, you read that right.When I first [...]

The Keto Diet Can Give You Disgusting Breath - Here's Why

Saturday  03:00,   14 july 2018
popsugar

<p>Unlike halitosis, or regular bad breath, keto breath is its own phenomenon in that&nbsp; it smells like acetone or ammonia.</p>Fortunately, although it's unpleasant, keto breath can be treated. We tapped some dentists, who explained why [...]

Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

Saturday  02:30,   14 july 2018
rd

<p>You probably think you're washing germs or sliminess from the chicken — nope, you're doing a lot worse than that.</p><p></p>It’s the most polarizing problem in poultry—should you wash your chicken before cooking it? Food[...]

How Does Living In A Big City Affect Your Health?

Saturday  02:00,   14 july 2018
medicaldaily

From high-rise buildings to claustrophobic journeys on public transport, several aspects of the big city life can increase the risk of health problems.The choice to live in a big city or the countryside comes down to the individual. Age, income[...]

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Saturday  01:05,   14 july 2018
wellandgood

<p>An Australian researcher says that instead of getting rid of infection-causing bacteria, we can change its behavior by using cinnamon oil.</p>For the study published in Microbiology, Sanjida Halim Topa, PhD, tested different[...]