September 22, 2017

Gastric Bypass Surgery Better Than They Thought

Obesity comes with so many risk factors, one being heart problems. There is a connection between obesity and cardiovascular disease, but it’s not fully understood. Obese people tend to show signs of structural change to the heart. They can have the right ventricle become enlarged and excess heart muscle mass in the left ventricle. Both […]

VitaminWater Over Advertising

Vitamin Water can keep you from getting the flu. That’s the claim anyways, and the National Consumers League has taken the complaint to the Federal Trade Commission. ScienceLine had this to say about VitaminWater some time ago; “A vitamin-fortified drink may sound like a swell idea, but there are two caveats to keep in mind. […]

Diabetic Pregnant Moms Finally Get Artificially Pancreas

Type 1 diabetes is when the pancreas stops producing insulin and the blood sugar levels become too high or too low. It also makes getting pregnant and giving birth very risky. Babies that are born to mothers with Type 1 diabetes are 3 times more likely to die within months of birth. They are 5 […]

Hot Flashes Can Help Reduce The Risks Of Breast Cancer

Many women despise hot flashes, and no one looks forward to having them as they go through menopause. The good news is that hot flashes can reduce the risks of breast cancer. Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have done a study involving 1,437 post menopausal women. There were 988 of […]

Pay Nothing And Lose Weight

It’s true. You can lose weight and it won’t cost you a dime. As a matter of fact, it can save you a lot of money every year. A new study just came out in the “Obesity Reviews.” The study, done by Dr. Fiona Johnson of UK Health Behavior Research Center at University College, London, […]

Sleep Can Help Fight Childhood Obesity

We all know how important sleep is so we can function throughout the day, but did you know it can also help kids fight obesity. According to a new study done at the University of Chicago, sleep can help fight obesity. The study which was published in the journal “Pediatrics” analyzed 308 children ages 4 […]

Toxic Candy Bars Are Recalled

If the name of the candy bar was called “Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge Chew Bars” then I guess you would intentionally eat “toxic candy,” except this time it’s not a joke or marketing ploy. It’s true. These candy bars have high levels of lead in them, and the FDA considers them toxic. The candy is […]

Do Childhood Vaccinations Cause Autism?

It’s the ongoing dilemma for new parents trying to decide if vaccinations is what is causing so many kids to show up with autism these days. Some doctors say yes, childhood vaccinations do cause autism, while others say there is not a link. Many relied on vaccination researcher Andrew Wakefield. In 1998, he performed a […]

Swine Flu Deadly To Obese People

The Swine Flu is already dangerous enough for small children and those with compromised immune systems, but new findings show those that are extremely obese are also at a risk of dying from the swine flu. Those that are considered extremely obese are people with a body mass index of 40 or higher. Researchers revealed […]

Will Exercise For Prostate Cancer

If you could reduce your risk of dying from prostate cancer just by exercising, would you? Researchers are now saying it can cut the risk of death if you do just that. A study was done by the University of California-San Francisco and the Harvard School of Public Health. The research was conducted over 18 […]