Toxic chemicals in your home could be linked to cancer, autism, and reproductive issues. Here are 4 of the most concerning.

Toxic chemicals in your home could be linked to cancer, autism, and reproductive issues. Here are 4 of the most concerning. Aria Bendix, Business Insider December 5, 2018 The California wildfires destroyed thousands of homes across the state, leaving behind an even greater share of displaced residents. Though the flames have now subsided, locals are left with […]

Scientists can now swap out bad spinal discs with lab-grown alternatives—at least in goats

Scientists can now swap out bad spinal discs with lab-grown alternatives—at least in goats Kat Eschner, November 23, 2018 Your spine is pretty cool: a structure unlike any other in the body, it enables you to move through the world and do lots of great stuff. But because it’s so complicated, it is also prone to […]

Autism Linked to Zinc Deficiency in Childhood

Autism Linked to Zinc Deficiency in Childhood Aristos Georgiou, Newsweek November 9, 2018   While the exact cause of autism is unknown, its development in children has been linked to various genetic and environmental factors—including zinc deficiency. It is still not clear whether this deficiency contributes to autism, but scientists have now defined a possible […]

Probiotics and Antibiotics Join Forces to Eradicate Drug-Resistant Bacteria

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Probiotics and Antibiotics Join Forces to Eradicate Drug-Resistant Bacteria The fight against drug-resistant bacteria, known as superbugs, is on. Probiotics, a beneficial bacteria, teams up with antibiotics in the bug wars. Susan Fourtané, October 20, 2018 Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when micro-organisms such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites undergo a metamorphosis when they are exposed […]

New Research Suggests Levels Of Fluoride In Your Urine During Pregnancy Might Be Tied To ADHD Symptoms Later On

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New Research Suggests Levels Of Fluoride In Your Urine During Pregnancy Might Be Tied To ADHD Symptoms Later On Casey Suglia, October 15, 2018 At the end of the day, all that pregnant women want is to feel like they’re doing something right and that they’re keeping their unborn child (as well as themselves) safe. […]

After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes — but experts stress caution

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After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes — but experts stress caution By Michael Nedelman, CNN Three men with Type 2 diabetes used “intermittent fasting” to reverse their dependence on insulin, according to a report published Tuesday — but you shouldn’t try it without medical supervision, experts say. The new case report […]

Does ‘bad’ cholesterol deserve its bad name?

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Does ‘bad’ cholesterol deserve its bad name? Ana Sandoiu, October 2018 “Misleading statistics, exclusion of unsuccessful trials, and […] ignoring numerous contradictory observations” are at the root of a half-century-long assumption that may be entirely wrong, says new research. In the case of good vs. bad cholesterol, things are less clear-cut than we’d like them to […]