5 body odors you should never ignore

Whether you’ve just completed a grueling workout or chowed down on an onion-packed burger, chances are, at one time or another, you’ve been that guy who stunk up the room. In most cases, a simple shower, swipe of deodorant, or line of minty-fresh toothpaste could remedy the situation. But in other cases, it’s not so…

Too much heat in the kitchen may increase your risk of heart disease

If you’re a fan of a well-seared steak or a crisp fried samosa, you may need to pace yourself, as a new study has found that you could be increasing your risk of heart disease. Like the crunch of something double-fried? That’s even worse. “When food is heated up to a high temperature, new compounds…

5 common myths about your sex drive— busted

Like every other aspect of human health, your sex drive has been the subject of lots of scientific scrutiny. And, like every other aspect of human health, the answer experts give when asked about your libido is, “It’s complicated.” One popular idea that’s at least partly hokum: That a man’s libido peaks when he’s young,…

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…