Health

An apple a day could keep obesity away

SHAFAQNA- Scientists at Washington State University have concluded that chemical compounds in apples — specifically, Granny Smith apples — may...

Can contact lenses make you blind?

SHAFAQNA- 99% of adults who wear contacts admit to breaking some cardinal lens rules: sleeping in them, washing them in...

6 foods to eat for a bloat-free life

SHAFAQNA- When bloating, cramping and heartburn strike, it’s difficult to not feel guilty for indulging in that one last piece...

How Smartphone Light Affects Your Brain And Body

SHAFAQNA- There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have...

The benefits of cranberry

SHAFAQNA- `With the Thanksgiving holiday, grocery stores are stocking their shelves with cranberries, a fruit native to North America,...

Sugar-free products stop us getting slimmer

SHAFAQNA- Many people believe that synthetic sweeteners will help them lose weight. But it turns out that one common substitute...

Doctor’s Tip: Eating eggs is tied to health risk

SHAFAQNA- The purpose of a hen’s egg is to provide the nutrients necessary to develop a baby chick. Eggs are...

Drug Interactions Create Issues in HIV and Cancer

SHAFAQNA- It is common knowledge that highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prolongs survival for patients with HIV. The flip side...

Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease

SHAFAQNA- For people with chronic kidney disease, poor sleep may boost the chances that their illness will worsen, new research...

Manipulating One Brain Protein Could Allow Us to Prevent...

SHAFAQNA- Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating condition where toxic changes in the brain cause disruptions in memory and cognitive...

9 Symptoms That All Cancer Survivors Should Watch For

SHAFAQNA- Getting through cancer treatment successfully is something to celebrate. To stay in good health, doctors say you need to watch...

How to cut back on sugar and salt

SHAFAQNA- If you own a sugar bowl and a saltshaker, you may be wondering if you should ever fill them...

Age of First Stroke Is Getting Younger, Study Finds

SHAFAQNA- Strokes are striking people in the U.S. at younger ages, a new study finds. The average age of people having...

Best Foods for Skin Health

SHAFAQNA- How to get a radiant glow, banish wrinkles, and keep skin supple and soft—one bite at a time? You already...

More patients losing eyesight due to diabetes

SHAFAQNA- Growing number of diabetic patients are losing their eyesight due to higher level of sugar. Doctors claim that lack...

Want To Prevent The Flu? Skip The Supplements, Eat...

SHAFAQNA- Flu season is upon us, which means it's time for the wave of advertisements promoting $8 juices or even...

Depression rates growing among adolescents, particularly girls

SHAFAQNA- The rate of adolescents reporting a recent bout of clinical depression grew by 37 percent over the decade ending...

Bacteria discovery offers possible new means of controlling crop...

SHAFAQNA- A bacterium common in insects has been discovered in a plant-parasitic roundworm, opening up the possibility of a new,...

Diabetes and bone loss: Strategies to manage bone health...

SHAFAQNA- Diabetes can increase the risk of bone loss, and the severity of diabetes can determine its impact on bone...

Lowering blood pressure by grapes; Scientists

SHAFAQNA- Can a grape-enriched diet prevent the downhill sequence of heart failure after years of high blood pressure? A University of...

Health Alerts: Preventing Diabetes

SHAFAQNA- Brenda Conch joined us from United Hospital Center for the second of a three-part series on diabetes. The full...

Nanoparticles Are Moving Us Toward a Cancer-Free World

SHAFAQNA- LOWERING DEFENSES While some medical studies focus on developing completely new medicines and treatments for diseases, others attempt to improve existing options. In an...

Vitamin D may increase survival for breast cancer patients

SHAFAQNA- Beast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, regardless of ethnicity or race. Previous research has...

HIV Test to Go: USB Tool Could Aid Developing...

SHAFAQNA- A new technology that fits on a USB stick can be used to test for levels of HIV in...

Vitamin D linked to bladder cancer

SHAFAQNA- Vitamin D levels have been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer - but the source is a...

ACS published a paper about how to make a...

SHAFAQNA- Chocolate is divinely delicious, mouthwateringly smooth and unfortunately full of fat. But reducing the fat content of the confection makes...

Pancreatic cancer set to become third biggest cancer killer...

SHAFAQNA- Recorded and projected number of pancreatic and breast cancer deaths in the EU. Credit: United European GastroenterologyThe number of...

Anti-Vaccination Movement May Lead To Measles Outbreak, Study Shows

SHAFAQNA- A new study regarding deadly measles complications shows how anti-vaccination movement can endanger not only the patient but also...

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