While many people still avoid butter based on faulty science, recent studies have shown that not only butter is healthy but it has the opposite effect on the heart, by lowering the risk of heart disease rather than causing it.
After many years of promoting aspirin, the FDA now says that if you have not experienced a heart problem, you should not be taking a daily aspirin.
When we think of improving our health and extending our lifetime, we usually think of losing or keeping weight off as an essential first step. But research continues to support the theory that your weight should not be your #1 concern. What should be? Your waistline and belly size in particular. Prior research has already demonstrated that, more than weight, the size of your belly is the number one risk factor for having your first heart attack and/or stroke.
A fan of feta cheese? Feta cheese is one of the most unique cheeses you can find.
Good quality feta cheese is usually made from sheep’s milk and sometimes goat’s milk, which is much better for your health. What you may not know, however, is that feta cheese can be as good for you as it is delicious.
The FDA has approved an Indiana company’s genetically altered salmon. It might be available at restaurants next year, but you may not know you are eating it.
This genetically modified salmon, known as AquAdvantage Salmon, is grown in indoor tanks in Indiana. This salmon can grow at a much faster rate and requires 25 percent less feed. According to the company, this type of salmon will be able to protect native fish populations and marine ecosystems as it’s produced indoors. The salmon has been legal for sale in Canada.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche (ROG: SIX) bilked US federal and state governments out of $1.5 billion by misrepresenting clinical studies. The company falsely claimed that its popular influenza medicine Tamiflu was effective at containing potential pandemics, according to a unsealed whistleblower lawsuit.
Elderberry syrup is one of the most effective tools in my medicine cabinet for keeping my family healthy. Elderberry syrup has proven to be among the most effective for battling viruses. Elderberry possesses an especially high rate of efficacy. Elderberries have been used for centuries to treat colds, influenza, and wounds.
According to a new study, a lack of sleep can cause parts of the brain’s synapses to be ‘eaten’ by other brain cells.
Astrocytes play an essential role in regulating sleep. They are a cell in the brain that get rid of worn-out cells. The study discovered that sleep-deprived mice had more active astrocytes than well-rested mice, meaning the brain started eating itself.
New studies find that drugs commonly used for heartburn, acid reflux, and ulcers can raise the risk of stomach cancer.