The Keto diet—is eating more fat the key to weight loss

The Keto diet—is eating more fat the key to weight loss?

Models, athletes and celebrities swear by the ketogenic "keto" diet to help shed those unwanted pounds. The keto diet encourages eating more cheese, butter and...
The Super-Earth that Came Home for Dinner

The super-earth that came home for dinner

It might be lingering bashfully on the icy outer edges of our solar system, hiding in the dark, but subtly pulling strings behind the...
Top 10 most unnecessary medical treatments

Top 10 most unnecessary medical treatments

A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were overused in 2016, with...
For women, caffeine could be ally in warding off dementia

For women, caffeine could be ally in warding off dementia

Among a group of older women, self-reported caffeine consumption of more than 261 mg per day was associated with a 36 percent reduction in...
Heart care

How cholesterols make heart attacks happen early

Men under 45 years old and women under 50 years old who suffer a heart attack are far more likely to have abnormally low...
Why one pain specialist hasn’t prescribed an opioid in 10 years?

Why one pain specialist hasn’t prescribed an opioid in 10 years?

Opioids don’t work for most people with chronic pain. A pain expert explains why doctors should consider other options for their patients. Despite a lack...
Help at hand for people watching their weight

Help at hand for people watching their weight

Researchers from the University of Sydney have developed a portable and easy-to-use method to help people estimate portion size using only their hands. In the...
Why heart attacks can happen to anyone

Why heart attacks can happen to anyone

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 610,000 people every year. That is one out of every...
Quality of life after breast reconstruction

Quality of life after breast reconstruction

After a mastectomy, women who underwent autologous breast reconstruction, reported greater psychosocial and sexual well-being than those who chose implant-based reconstruction, according to a...
Earth's crust

Earth’s first example of recycling — its own crust!

Rock samples from northeastern Canada retain chemical signals that help explain what Earth's crust was like more than 4 billion years ago, reveals new...
Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes

Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes

People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria. This is a pattern that differs from individuals who do not...
7 common foods that can help you lose belly fat

7 common foods that can help you lose belly fat

Being overweight or obese can seriously harm your health. A few extra kilos around your gut can be even more dangerous. Compared with fat in...

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