- Apple Consumers Reap Heart-health Benefits Thanks To Flavonoid Content, Says New Research
Apples may prove to be a winner when it comes to reducing the risk of heart disease, says a new study of more than 34,000 women. In this study, flavonoid-rich apples were found to be one of three foods (along with red wine and pears) that decrease the ris ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 15 2007 - 3:22pm
- Root Beer May Be 'safest' Soft Drink For Teeth
Exposing teeth to soft drinks, even for a short period of time, causes dental erosion—and prolonged exposure can lead to significant enamel loss. Root beer products, however, are non-carbonated and do not contain the acids that harm teeth, according to a ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 20 2007 - 4:50pm
- Unsafe Sex: How Emotions Impact Condom Use
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), adolescents and young adults currently account for fifty percent of new HIV infections on an annual basis. As a result, ongoing research and information on HIV prevention has become a high priority for t ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 4 2009 - 12:29pm
- Viral Protein Is An Effective Preventative Against Infection
For parents, 8 million cases of acute middle ear infections every year add up to a lot of sleepless nights and trips to the pediatrician. But new research from a collaboration between Rockefeller University and St. Jude Children’s Hospital could change al ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 22 2007 - 10:35pm
- Battlefield And Terrorist Explosions Pose New Health Risks
High concentrations of nitrogen dioxide gas — inhaled for even very brief periods following fires, explosions of military munitions or detonations of terrorist devices — could cause serious lung damage, scientists reported today at the 233rd national meet ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 26 2007 - 10:48pm
- Spatial Aspects Of Pain- How The Brain Processes 'where It Hurts'
Is that pain in your chest a heart attack or indigestion? New research from Wake Forest University School of Medicine reveals that more areas of the brain than previously thought are involved in determining the location of pain. Spatial aspects of pain ar ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 27 2007 - 4:32pm
- Scary Science- Could Pregnant Mother's Atkins Diet Impact Son's Future Sperm Count?
A mother’s high beef consumption while pregnant was associated with lower sperm counts in her son, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Rochester. Researchers sought to examine the relationship between semen quality and long-term r ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 27 2007 - 7:40pm
- Impact Of Exercise On Body Fat Is Different For Boys And Girls
The impact of exercise on body fat differs for boys and girls, suggests research published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Recommendations on exercise to curb the rising tide of obesity in children have tended to take a unisex ap ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 28 2007 - 10:57pm
- London Residents Get Smog Alerts- By Text Message
The city of London, with funding from the European Space Agency, has launched AirTEXT, which delivers air pollution alerts and health advice via SMS text messages. AirTEXT is a free service aimed at those who have been diagnosed with asthma, emphysema, br ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 29 2007 - 5:25pm
- Cooking Up A Solution For A Culinary Problem
Acrylamide is considered to be a probable carcinogen and is produced from foods such as potatoes, coffee, wheat and other cereals when they are cooked at high temperatures. Reduced cooking times and temperatures can help to decrease this potentially harmf ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 2 2007 - 12:05am