Generation Of Deodorants

Experts believe they have found a better way to tackle body odour (BO). The key, they say, is understanding how skin bacteria create the smell from virtually odourless armpit sweat. Two teams, at the Universities of York and Oxford, say they have now deciphered the first step in...

Nuplazid

As pharma companies underwrite three-fourths of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s budget for scientific reviews, the agency is increasingly fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and unproven health benefits. Nuplazid, a drug for hallucinations and...

Wash Their Hands

A study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found participants failed to properly wash their hands 97 percent of the time when preparing food, which could lead to illness. Ahead of Fourth of July grilling, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering a reminder to wash our...

Polio

An outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea, 18 years after the country was declared free of the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) says the virus was detected in a six-year-old boy in April. The same strain of the virus has now been detected in other...

Healthiest Breakfast

Starting your day off right means kicking things off with a good meal. Luckily, this healthy, filling breakfast will keep you going strong all day. If you’re not in the habit of eating breakfast every day, it’s time to make a change. Eating a balanced breakfast every day has...

Apple Cider Vinegar

Downing a shot of apple cider vinegar (ACV) each morning is considered the epitome of wellness right now-though, uh, it’s definitely not going to help you lose weight (sry, Megan Fox and Miranda Kerr). Now, people are taking it a step further and chasing garcinia cambogia...

Children

Children who eat more or less when stressed or upset have learned the behaviour rather than inherited it, a study suggests. A study by University College London found home environment was the main cause of emotional eating. And this was due to parental behaviours including giving...

Tick Bite

Researchers found that people with higher levels of a particular antibody in the blood had an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. The antibody is formed in response to a compound in red meat known as alpha-gal (short for galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose). Alpha-gal...

Depressed

When you hear of a drug having side-effects you might think of a physical reaction like a rash or a headache. But according to a new US study, many commonly-prescribed drugs may increase the risk of depression. The list includes heart medications, birth control pills and some painkillers...

Marijuana

President Trump recently told reporters he will likely support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, which could finally help cut through the red tape blocking scientists from conducting large-scale trials on the benefits of medical marijuana in cancer patients. Medical...