Saturday, September 23, 2017

Why you should think twice about having a soda with your burger

Forbes -- Drinking a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal primes your body to store more fat, according to a new study. Researchers found that sugary drinks decrease fat oxidation, the process that begins the breakdown of fat molecules. The more protein in the meal,...

Should I drink diet soda?

Should I drink diet soda
Welcome to TIME's Should I Eat This?—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you. 5/5 experts say no. Man, diet soda just can’t catch a break with these experts. Maybe that’s because it’s the ultimate hypocrite of the beverage world. People probably get...

Should I drink seltzer water?

Should I drink seltzer water
Seltzer—also known as bubbly water, carbonated water, soda water and sparkling water—comes with as almost as many health myths as it does names. Does it leach calcium from bones? Or destroy the enamel of teeth? Will water plus carbon dioxide equal certain death? 5/5 experts...

600,000 people expected to contract cholera in Yemen by 2017, ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday that more than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year. There is lots of time the war-torn country's healthcare system totally collapsed. ICRC experts expect the current number of suspected cholera cases to...

WHO — What will a healthier world cost?

Video World Health Organization -- WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030.

Black Seed Benefits

Black Seed Benefits -- This Ancient Remedy "Treats All Diseases" HIV, Diabetes, Cancer, Stroke, STDs, Arthritis
Black seeds, also referred to as black currant, are the product of the flowering plant Nigella sativa. The Nigella sativa plant is native to India, Arabia and Europe. Black seeds have been used for centuries in traditional medicine as treatment for several medical conditions. A research...

Alkaline foods, health and cancer relations

Alkaline foods, health and cancer relations video.

Turkey sent more than 10,560 tons of humanitarian aid to Yemen

Turkey sent more than 10,560 tons of humanitarian aid to Yemen
Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday, Turkey has sent more than 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen, reported Anadolu Agency. The statement said the aid vessel containing 10,560 tons of humanitarian assistance reached in Yemen’s port city of Aden on Thursday and welcomed at...

The scientific facts about cannabis

The scientific facts about cannabis
As U.S. business and government continue to butt heads over medicinal cannabis, some educational institutions are turning to science to help elevate and inform the conversation. Helping blaze the trail toward cannabis' acceptance in academia is none other than the University of Vermont, which now...

Eastern EU, central Asia the only regions in the world new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths rising

Eastern EU, central Asia the only regions in the world new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths rising
Globally AIDS-related deaths have almost halved during the past ten years and new HIV infections declined, though not fast enough, from 2010 to 2016, said UNAIDS on Thursday. But the same thing is not happening in eastern Europe and central Asia, who remain the only regions in...

Senator John McCain has a brain tumor

Senator John McCain has a brain tumor
U.S. Senator John McCain has brain tumor, may have to undergo a combination of chemotherapy and radiation say official on early Thursday. The tumor was discovered during a surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye. Tests revealed a malignant tumor in McCain's skull...

Cholera outbreak kills 1,800 people, infected 356,591 others in Yemen, WHO

Already 1,802 people have been killed by a cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen since late April, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. In a statement, the WHO said 356,591 suspected cases of cholera have been registered in 21 provinces across the country. The UN agency...


The first ever vaccine was created when Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, successfully injected small amounts of a cowpox virus into a young boy to protect him from the related (and deadly) smallpox virus. But how does this seemingly counterintuitive process work? Kelwalin...

China notifies WTO of ban on plastic, paper, textile waste imports

China notified the World Trade Organization on Tuesday that by the end of this year it will ban imports of 24 types of rubbish, as part of a campaign against "foreign garbage" and environmental pollution. “By the end of 2017, China will forbid the import...

Why you should eat more Avocado

Here is some very good news for guacamole lovers everywhere: A new review of scientific literature suggests that eating avocado may help prevent metabolic syndrome. Dubbed "the new silent killer," metabolic syndrome is the term used to describe a combination of three or more...

War, famine, cholera — Yemen’s humanitarian crisis

The United Nations has once again voiced concerns over the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen amid growing cholera outbreak across the war-torn country. O'Brien said Yemen’s health system has collapsed as the country is facing a considerable shortage of medical staff due to the ongoing...

High blood sugar and brain cancer

The new discovery, reported this week in the Scientific Reports, build on previous research findings at the Ohio State University that high blood sugar appears to reduce a person’s risk of a noncancerous brain tumor called meningioma. As one of the most common types of...

How smartphones late night usage affects mental health in children

The world’s first long-term assessment of adolescent mental health regarding late night mobile phone usage examined student’s quality of sleep, along with mood, aggression, coping skills, self esteem and whether they were experiencing any symptoms of depression.

Cannabis Oil Health Benefits

This is a descriptive video of cannabis oil most significant benefits. Cannabis is a naturally growing herb that has been used for thousands of years to treat health conditions. It’s also used in perfumes, soaps, candles and some foods. Cannabis is a very powerful oil, and...

Health benefits of black seed oil

Black cumin is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae. Its Latin name is Nigella Sativa and is mostly known by the black seed fruit. Be careful as this plant is not Cumunum cyminum which can be found in every store. Black cumin is also...