Seven benefits of kefir
Kefir is consumed around the world and has been for centuries. It is a fermented milk drink developed in the northern Caucasus Mountains, according to popular belief.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14
Natural Pet Foods May Not Always Be Best Choice
Pet owners need to be aware that natural foods aren t always the best choice for their pets, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. Natural and veggie-based pet foods are based more on market demand from owners, not because they are necessarily better for the pet, Susan Nelson, an assistant professor of clinical services, said in a university news release. She noted that dogs and cats have specific nutritional needs that may not be met by some natura ...
Healthday - Mon. Jul 10
Why do chili peppers give us the hiccups?
If you love spicy food, then you ve probably experienced the intense - and sometimes quite uncomfortable - chili hiccups. But what causes this phenomenon, and why are some chili-lovers more affected than others
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 10
Yoga can cause musculoskeletal pain
Yoga is often hailed as an effective practice for pain relief. A new study, however, notes that yoga can also cause pain, and yoga-related injuries are much more common than one may think.
Medical News Today - Thu. Jul 6
Nine ways to treat and prevent razor burn
Shaving with a razor is one of the quickest and most cost-effective ways to remove facial or body hair. However, one of the disadvantages of this method of hair removal is the risk of razor burn.
Medical News Today - Thu. Jul 6
Belladonna: Uses and risks
Despite being a very poisonous plant, people have used belladonna in many different ways throughout history.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 3
Study shows why acupuncture might work
Acupuncture has been used to treat all kinds of pain since as far back as ancient times. Yet many dismiss it as a mere placebo, arguing that the method is not scientific. But new research moves closer to a scientific explanation for why acupuncture might, in fact, work.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 3
Hibiscus tea: Health benefits and risks
Hibiscus tea, made from dried parts of the hibiscus plant, is deep red in color. It has sweet and tart flavors, similar to cranberry, and may be consumed hot or iced. But does drinking it offer people any health benefits
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 1
Ten benefits of vitamin E oil

Vitamin E is not a single vitamin, but rather a group of fat-soluble vitamins with antioxidant effects.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 1
L-arginine: Potential benefits, side effects, and risks
L-arginine is one of many amino acids the body needs to function properly.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 1
Valerian root for insomnia and anxiety: Does it work?
Valerian is a plant with mild sedative properties that is sold as a sleeping aid and to treat anxiety. But does it work
Medical News Today - Wed. Jun 28
Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care
Making meals more enjoyable for people with dementia might reduce their risk of malnutrition and dehydration, researchers report. Family-style meals and music, in particular, showed promise for improving eating and drinking habits, British researchers found. It is probably not just what people with dementia eat and drink that is important for their nutritional well-being and quality of life -- but a holistic mix of where they eat and drink, the atmosphere, ...
Healthday - Wed. Jun 28