You might have seen the headlines – that spicy foods may increase lifespan. Unfortunately there is a caveat: The association found in this large population study was only among those who didn’t drink alcohol regularly. Find out why.
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Thousands of people died from the most recent ebola virus outbreak. And this was not the first one. Are we prepared for the next one? Scientists have found the most likely reservoir and vector for the virus.
You probably already heard the news that antibiotic overuse is producing antibiotic-resistant bacteria. But there’s more to be concerned about: Antibiotic overuse in children is linked to more adult diseases later on.
Garlic has been touted as antibacterial, but how will it stand up against a urinary tract infection that is resistant to antibiotics? Find out just how antibiotic garlic really is.
New research confirms what previous research conceived decades ago: That our gut bacteria are the main causes for colorectal cancers. Find out how we can change our gut bacteria.
Rhodiola rosea has been used for thousands of years for numerous conditions. Now we find this medicinal drug can treat major depression.
Research has found that an extract from the Ampelopsis japonica plant can halt breast cancer metastasis.
A new study finds that more than half of popular probiotic brands contain traces of gluten. Just how bad is it?
Bacteriophages – called phages for short – can be used therapeutically but they also have a dark side. Now we find they are increasingly being found on factory-farmed foods.
Clinical studies are revealing that spirulina can boost immunity and increase CD4 T-cells for HIV patients. Find out why and at what dosage.
So you think your freezer is void of the possibility of contamination from infective bacteria? Think again.
Is BPA-free safe? More importantly, do most plastic goods that state they do not contain BPA disrupt our hormones? Scientists say most do, and most BPA-free plastics still disrupt hormones and many contain another type of bisphenol. Find out why and how to reduce our hormone disruption.
Much speculation has revolved around the causes for nonalcoholic liver disease and cirrhosis over the years. New findings provide surprising links between our gut bacteria, leaky gut and the liver’s health.
Good birth weight is not only a key to stronger immunity and better long term health, but it can affect cognitive power later on in life. But education cancels this association.