New Study Links Cured Meats To Asthma

If there was one trend evident in 2017, it was that producers are increasingly trying to find ways to market processed meats towards a more health-conscious consumer—even if nutritionists and health professionals continue to discover setbacks. And though it took us nearly all of 2017…

Man Flu May Be Real, Study Shows

Dr. Kyle Sue, an assistant professor of family medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada conducted research to study if men were really worse off than women when they fall ill or if they’re just exaggerating their minor ailment derided as a case of…

Study Links Mouth Bacteria With Esophageal Cancer

Though it’s far from a sure thing, brushing your teeth regularly is never a bad idea. Is the toothbrush a powerful disease-fighting tool? Maybe. Changes in the collection of bacteria living in our mouths have been linked to colorectal cancer, oral cancer and even diabetes. Bad…

‘Third Of Mothers’ Experience Mental Health Issues

More than a third of mothers have experienced mental health issues related to parenthood, according to an online survey of 1,800 British parents by Surgical Blog Radio 5 live and YouGov. The study revealed that, in comparison, 17% of fathers had experienced similar issues. More than…

Doctors Urge Vaccinations After Toddler Dies From The Flu

A toddler’s recent death after contracting the flu is a tragic reminder that flu vaccines are available to families. The boy, whose name and exact age were not released by the Orange County Health Care Agency, was the first flu-related death of the season in…

What to Know About the CIMAvax Lung Cancer Vaccine

Someday, we may have a vaccine that prevents all types of cancer, especially the more deadly types, like lung cancer. It’s an area of intense medical research. For now, there are only three cancer vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, you…

Reaping The Healthy Benefits Of Turmeric

Turmeric, a cousin of ginger, is one of the principal spices in curry powder. Fresh turmeric is a rhizome root, like ginger—though smaller, with a tawny skin and a bright orange interior. You can also find turmeric dried and ground to a bright golden powder….

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