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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Don’t let your brain shrivel because you’ve fallen victim to the low-fat myth!More proof that the advice to eat a low-fat diet is a terrible idea: Your brain depends on including the right kinds of fats in your diet to keep your intellectual abilities up to par as you...
Fall is practically here, vacations are winding down, and the new school year has begun. That means colds and flus are lurking nearby, waiting for the earliest chance make their seasonal debut. It’s a good time to start preparing. We often talk about boosting immunity but, like so many biological...
Mom knows best: A compound found in certain vegetables like broccoli may play a role in treating melanoma, new research in the European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry suggests. In the study, researchers developed a drug based on naturally-occurring compounds called isothiocyanates, which are found in vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower....
In the summertime, six-pack abs are just as desirable as a cold six-pack of brews. But if you’re one of the 80 to 90 percent of Americans affected by back pain at some point in their life, crushing ab workouts is much more difficult than crushing Bud Heavies. Still,...
The seven-year itch, which refers to the amount of time many believe married couples begin to want s*x outside of their relationship, may be a generous estimate. According to a report commissioned by Warner Brothers, it appears as though some relationships may start feeling lackluster after only three years,...
Regardless of whether your first kiss was a melee of brace clashing or living out your every fantasy, you probably remember yours. Even once the first kiss is done and dusted, kissing anyone new at whatever age can be a minefield. Kissing someone for the first time may seem like Russian roulette, and...
There are lots of reasons to limit how much TV kids can watch. What extended TV watching does to a young cardiovascular system is one of them. A study by researchers in Spain and Brazil show that when children watch more than two hours a day of TV, it increases...
If you’re having trouble getting your partner pregnant, your sperm might be to blame. Healthy sperm depends on total count, how well they swim, and their size and shape. And your lifestyle can play an important role in boosting—or sinking—their pregnancy potential. Read on to find out how. 1. LOSE...
Getting married is obviously great if you’re in love and having the time of your lives together. But there are certain conversations every couple should have before swearing ’til death do them part. Relationship expert Tara Caffelle says these are the 10 chats all couples need to have before their big day. 1) Money Explore...
It’s hard to treat vulvodynia, the otherwise unexplained pain, itching, and burning of a woman’s exterior private parts. What works for one woman may not work for another, and there are no FDA-approved therapies. Hope K. Haefner, MD, director of the University of Michigan Center for Vulvar Diseases, says very...