Climate change affects us all and a lot has gone into investigating the ways in which it changes our environment. But there are also ways in which it can affect us as well.
Salt is something that we’re all too familiar with. A recent series of studies proves that there’s a shocking truth about how salt affects our bodies that we didn’t see coming.
There’s nothing quite like Mother’s Day, but scientists may have just made a shocking discovery on how children can affect their mother’s bodies. Now it’s time to reconsider the way we look at motherhood once more.
Mental diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s constantly threaten our cognitive abilities, causing those that suffer them to forget even who they are. But what if there were a way for us to help those that suffer from it?
Heart attacks are scary, that’s a known fact of life. In fact, humans have spent a long time trying to figure out ways to reduce the risk of heart attack or just eliminate it all together. We’ve heard it all too, from getting proper exercise to eating and living as healthy as possible, which usually requires you to have checkups and, if you’re at high risk of going through one, take medications that might hopefully help you out. But what if there was a drug that could do away with heart disease altogether?
The Barbie brand has been trying to increase it’s positive outlook, from dishing out new dolls that showcase different body types to it’s brand new campaign, showing fathers playing with their daughters.
What if you could know whether you were healthy or not based on your urine? Yeah, we thought it was a bit weird too, but it has some basis. Scientists from College London, Newcastle University and Aberystwyth University are developing a new urine analysis method where they can then tell a person’s health and therefore, enable the patient to know what he or she should eat more or cut back on.
We’ve all heard about the effects of calcium. It’s the reason why you were told to drink milk when you were a child; since it allows your bones to become tougher and also lets you grow stronger. However, calcium has more than just physical benefits, it can also help the mind by increasing your learning capability as well as your long-term memory. Unfortunately, it wasn’t till recently that research on the effects that calcium has on memory was done in more detail.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common diseases that men can develop throughout their lives, akin to breast cancer for women. Because of this, a lot of research has been put into figuring out ways to deal with it as, even when treated, 30% of patients can have a recurrence at some point in their lives.
Bariatric surgery is an option that people don’t usually take or look forward to but can end up being the last option for a lot of people dealing with obesity. Learn more about it and the benefits it offers right here.