Category: Health News

Low-Carb Diet May Be Better Than Low Fat Diet, Study Finds (Video)

Low-Carb Diet May Be Better Than Low Fat Diet, Study Finds (Video)

A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study. While low-carb diets have outperformed other diets when it comes to weight loss, some researchers feared they might be worse for heart health because they tend to be high in fat. […]

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Man To Have Surgery To Remove 100 Pound Scrotum (Video)

Man To Have Surgery To Remove 100 Pound Scrotum (Video)

A man from Michigan, Dan Maurer, is to have his 100-pound scrotum removed surgically this week, reported News.com.au. The 39-year-old has had the inflamed scrotum from his late twenties, which his doctors blamed on his obesity.For years, doctors told him that he just needed to lose weight, but despite his exercising and getting slimmer overall, his scrotum continued to grow. […]

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Peanut Butter and Almond Butter Recalled For Salmonella (Video)

Peanut Butter and Almond Butter Recalled For Salmonella (Video)

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were […]

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Eating Breakfast Has Little Effect On Weight Loss, Study Finds

Eating Breakfast Has Little Effect On Weight Loss, Study Finds

Researchers are questioning whether breakfast really helps with weight loss. Two trials tested the merits of the most important meal of the day and were published in the August issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The studies tested the main breakfast claims that is helps with weight loss and boosts metabolism, according to a Time article. Researchers at […]

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Famous Violinist Plays During Brain Surgery To Help Surgeons Find Possible Career Ending Tremor (Video)

Famous Violinist Plays During Brain Surgery To Help Surgeons Find Possible Career Ending Tremor (Video)

Playing violin at the elite level that Roger Frisch has been doing all his life is no easy task. Doing so while undergoing brain surgery? Well that’s talent on a whole ‘nother level.When Frisch developed the tremor that made it pretty much impossible to play his instrument, he was desperate for a solution that only the brilliant minds at the […]

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Calorie Counting Machine May Make Dieting Easier In The Future (Video)

Calorie Counting Machine May Make Dieting Easier In The Future (Video)

Researchers at General Electric have developed a device that can quickly measure the calories in your food by utilizing just three pieces of information: fat content, water content, and weight. From this data its able to approximate the calories of your meal, and the team at GE Research is hoping to eventually incorporate the technology into appliances like microwaves. Part […]

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Cancer Risk Reduced By Smelling Farts Study Suggests

Cancer Risk Reduced By Smelling Farts Study Suggests

A study carried out at the University of Exeter says that smelling farts could hold therapeutic benefits to cancer and various diseases. Cancer research scientists at the University of Exeter are suggesting that the smell of fart might actually be beneficial in terms of reducing a person’s risk of cancer and other chronic illnesses. This is because the eggy-smell of a […]

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Study Finds Women Who Eat Apples Daily Have Better Sex (Video)

Study Finds Women Who Eat Apples Daily Have Better Sex (Video)

According to a study published in the ‘Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics’, women who eat an apple or two a day have better sexual health than women who do not. They found apples, like chocolate and red wine, contain antioxidants that help with lubrication and blood flow to the area, increasing sexual health and reproduction. Eating the forbidden fruit of […]

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KGoal: Introducing The Fitness Tracker For Your Lady Parts (Video)

KGoal: Introducing The Fitness Tracker For Your Lady Parts (Video)

The kGoal Pelvic Floor Trainer is an insertable device that helps women strengthen their kegel muscles. Product designer Grace Less calls the muscles ‘one of the most important, but least appreciated parts of the body. Recently launched on Kickstarter, the KGoal Smart Kegel Trainer, produced by San Fransisco-based sexual health startup Minna Life, describes itself as a “Fitbit for your vagina,” an […]

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Strenuous Exercise At Night Helps You Sleep Better, Study Finds

Strenuous Exercise At Night Helps You Sleep Better, Study Finds

Young adults who exercised vigorously before bed ended up getting better sleep than their peers who reported less strenuous evening activity, a new study found. The results, based on sleep patterns during a single night, go against the usual advice to avoid being too active before bed. “We believe that the present study has the potential to shed light on […]

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