Bagged salad is Salmonella risk, study finds

Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says. University of Leicester scientists said the moist environment combined with nutrients leaching out of chopped leaves created the perfect breeding ground for bacteria. The researchers said they were shocked at the way the bacteria thrived, even…

Adipex is safe

In the world of weight loss programs, Adipex weight loss drug has become very popular today. Adipex is the brand name for phentermine drugs. Earlier in the treatment of obesity compounds that were aphentermine in nature were very popular. But then it is proved that these are not safe. Today there are many drugs available…

Children who drink full-fat milk end up slimmer than those on skimmed

Children should drink full-fat milk until the age of at least six, research suggests – as they are likely to grow up slimmer. In recent years, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has recommended that toddlers switch to semi-skimmed milk from the age of two, as part of efforts to prevent obesity. But research on more than…

Listening to this song ‘can make you 65 per cent more relaxed’

2011 study into music and relaxation has resurfaced online in recent days, with many music fans sharing a song dubbed the ‘most relaxing ever’. The track is called Weightless, and was created by Manchester trio Marconi Union, who worked in collaboration with sound therapists to create a piece of music that would help slow the heart rate,…

Importance of N-Acetyl Cysteine

N-acetyl cysteine is considered to be a form of amino acids which is named as L-cysteine. This is a compound that can be essential for bringing many changes in the body that may affect the cognitive functions also. This is a compound that maintains the glutamate level in the brain thereby maintaining the metabolism and…

Vasectomies not linked to increased prostate cancer risk

  Having a vasectomy doesn’t increase a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer or dying from it, a U.S. study suggests. Previous research has been mixed about the risk of prostate cancer associated with vasectomy, a common form of long-term birth control that involves snipping or blocking tubes that transport sperm out of the testicles….

Being Socially Active Early on Can Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay

If you are in your 30s or 40s and have a family history of dementia or Alzheimer’s, now is the time to start your fight to keep the disease at bay. At least for as long as you can. Experts say that although there is no preventive measure to escape Alzheimer’s, being socially active and…

Study suggests link between air pollution, Alzheimer’s

Smog blankets Mexico City on March 17, 2016.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Air pollution has been linked to strokes, heart attacks, autism, and raised blood pressure. Now, scientists say it might also be responsible for Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists at Lancaster University in the UK say they found an “extraordinary” amount of magnetite, an iron oxide toxic to…

10 Best Ways To Use Olive Oil for Constipation

Constipation is a very common gastrointestinal problem, which everyone experiences it at some point in life. In this condition, the suffering person either has a very difficult bowel movement or it happens less than the normal.  If a person has less than three times bowel movements in a week, then he/she is suffering from constipation. …

Hodgkin survivors face risk of serious heart problems

  People who survive a type of blood cancer known as Hodgkin lymphoma early in life may be twice as likely to develop heart problems in adulthood as peers without a history of these tumors, a U.S. study suggests. By age 50, Hodgkin survivors were almost five times as likely to have severe cardiovascular health…