Free radicals: How do they affect the body?
Free radicals are unstable atoms that can damage cells, causing illness and aging.
Medical News Today - Tue. Aug 1
Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits
The chaga mushroom grows on birch trees throughout the northern hemisphere. It resembles a dark clump of dirt more than a mushroom, but is distinguished from other growths by its orange tissue.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 29
Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain
The findings of a new study have shown that the intensity and duration of period pain can be reduced by up to 50 percent by administering manual acupuncture.
Medical News Today - Sun. Jul 23
Craniosacral therapy: Does it work?
Craniosacral therapy is an alternative treatment typically used by osteopaths, chiropractors, and massage therapists. It claims to use a gentle touch to manipulate the joints in the cranium or skull, parts of the pelvis, and the spine to treat disease.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 21
Daily tomato consumption may protect against skin cancer
Eating a diet rich in tomatoes reduced skin cancer development by 50 percent in mice, according to a new study by The Ohio State University. The research highlights how nutritional interventions may modify the risk for skin cancers.
Medical News Today - Thu. Jul 20
Does having a purpose in life help you sleep better?
From drinking warm milk before bed to taking sleeping pills, the Internet abounds with sleep aids and advice for those struggling to get a good night s sleep. But new research suggests a completely different approach find a purpose in life.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 17
New form of CBT may help with chronic pain management
New research zooms in on a specific form of cognitive behavioral therapy and examines its benefits for people living with chronic pain.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 15
Manuka honey: Is it really a superfood?
The market for Manuka honey has recently exploded, thanks to the perceived benefits of its natural antibacterial properties. But what evidence is there to support the claims
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14
The benefits and side effects of cinnamon powder
Cinnamon powder comes from the bark of tropical, evergreen trees. In order to harvest cinnamon, it s peeled off of the inside of the bark of the tree.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14
Can I use vitamins for hair growth?
Health experts agree that eating a well-balanced diet that contains the 13 essential vitamins can help maintain the health of your hair. Essential vitamins include A, C, D, E, K, and the B-complex group.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14
Seven health benefits of coconut water
Known for its concentrations of electrolytes, vitamins, and minerals, coconut water has swept the nation. From yoga studios to vending machines, you can buy the tropical drink just about anywhere.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14
15 health benefits of pomegranate juice
Fresh juice doesn t have to be green or full of spinach to be healthy. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals. The pomegranate fruit has been used for thousands of years as medicine.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14