Blackberries

Tired of root vegetables and winter squash? As the weather gets warmer, fresh fruits are more likely to grace your refrigerator. Fruits are naturally low calorie, sweet, and nutritionally invaluable, as they provide a range of vitamins and minerals. These five fruits pack a powerful...

Miracle' surgeries

When Diana Periera’s daughter Nicolly was born deaf and with glaucoma, a condition most common in older adults, she didn’t know if the little girl would ever see her or hear her voice. After seven failed surgeries in their home country of Brazil, 2-year-old Nicolly can now see...

When cooked a certain way, even healthy foods may affect breast cancer risk, a new study finds. In the study, researchers found that women who ate flamed-broiled fish more than once a week had a 2.3 times greater risk of breast cancer compared with those who ate this style of fish...

Obese patients denied surgery

Surgeons are worried overweight patients and smokers in England and Wales are being denied surgery to save money. A report by the Royal College of Surgeons found a third of local NHS health bosses in England put restrictions on access to surgery. But it says this goes against...

Local Zika outbreaks

The United States is likely to see outbreaks of the Zika virus, with perhaps dozens or scores of people affected, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Sunday. The United States has seen more than 350 cases of people...

5 ways to exercise mindful eating

Numerous evidence-based studies have been published discussing mindful eating as an essential weight loss tool. By eating mindfully, you can teach yourself to eat less, eat more wholesomely and feel more satisfied after meals. Practicing mindful eating can be personalized to your...

Skin Cancer Pair Of Drugs 'Eliminate

A fifth of people with advanced melanoma have no sign of tumours in their body after treatment with a pair of immunotherapy drugs, a study shows. The first survival data on using ipilimumab and nivolumab in combination showed 69% of patients, in a trial on 142, were still alive...

Gene editing 'boosts' cancer

Cancer scientists have genetically modified the immune system to help it attack tumours in mice. The immune system is the body’s own defence against infection and cancer, but tumours develop ways of stopping the onslaught. The University College London team manipulated the...

Brazilian Scientists Find New Zika

Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or ADEM, that attacks the brain and spinal cord. Zika has already been linked with the autoimmune disorder Guillain-Barre...

Supplement

Researchers find that many dietary supplements contain an illegal and banned stimulant, oxilofrine, sometimes at extremely high doses. A new study published Thursday in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis has found that certain dietary supplements may offer more than its users...