Category: Health News

Study: There’s No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity (Video)

Study: There’s No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity (Video)

CNN  has reported that the idea you can be ‘obese and fit’ is a big myth. The term refers to the hypothesis that if you are obese, but all other metabolic factors such as blood pressure, are within recommended limits, then your obesity will not have a harmful effect on your health. The research brought together the […]

Buyer Beware: OxyElite Pro Supplement Causes Nearly 100 Hepatitis Cases

Buyer Beware: OxyElite Pro Supplement Causes Nearly 100 Hepatitis Cases

A popular diet supplement has caused a severe outbreak of liver disease, sickening nearly 100 people in 16 states since it was first reported in Hawaii last year, according to a news paper. As of February, OxyElite Pro, a dietary supplement manufactured by USPLabs that claims to help people burn fat, has been linked to […]

Too Much Running Can Lead To Shorter Lifespan, Study Finds

Too Much Running Can Lead To Shorter Lifespan, Study Finds

  New research suggests too much running can actually lead to early death. Researchers found that the people who live for the longest are those who do a moderate amount of exercise. This amounts to two to three hours of running a week, Health Day reports. However, the research also showed that people who do a lot of running, and […]

Ever Take A Selfie? You Might Need Help: “Selfies” Linked To Mental Illness, Say Scientists (Video)

Ever Take A Selfie? You Might Need Help: “Selfies” Linked To Mental Illness, Say Scientists (Video)

  The trend of taking smartphone “selfies” has been linked to mental health conditions that focus on a person’s obsession with how they look. According to psychiatrist Dr David Veal: “Two out of three of all the patients who come to see me with Body Dysmorphic Disorder since the rise of camera phones have a […]

New Mother’s Should Lose The Baby Weight Or Risk Developing Diabetes Or Heart Disease : Study Finds

New Mother’s Should Lose The Baby Weight Or Risk Developing Diabetes Or Heart Disease : Study Finds

Mothers who fail to lose their baby weight within a year of giving birth have a much greater risk of diabetes and heart trouble, according to a new study.The study adds to the already established theory that not losing baby weight for several years after pregnancy carries long term health risks like heart disease and diabetes. […]

E-Cigarette Liquid Poses Serious Health Danger: Experts Say (Video)

E-Cigarette Liquid Poses Serious Health Danger: Experts Say (Video)

The New York Times just posted a story about the health concerns of the rising e-cigarette trend. A vast number of people are poisoning themselves on the nicotine juice you use to refill the tanks on e-cigarettes. Luckily the juice hasn’t proven fatal yet, but toddlers have been getting poisoned with increasing frequency. The liquids, […]

Study: Sugars Found In Tequila Could Help You Lose Weight

Study: Sugars Found In Tequila Could Help You Lose Weight

  Having a shot of tequila is not exactly part of a balanced diet, but sugars found within it could offer health benefits to those that suffer from obesity and diabetes. The sugars found in the plant that makes tequila could lower blood glucose levels for people with type 2 diabetes, and help obese people […]

Meet Arlindo De Souza: The Man With 29 Inch Biceps By Injecting Himself With Alcohol and Oil (Video)

Meet Arlindo De Souza: The Man With 29 Inch Biceps By Injecting Himself With Alcohol and Oil (Video)

  Bodybuilders down in Brazil are risking life and death by injecting themselves with a potentially lethal cocktail of oil and alcohol to pump up their muscles. Meet Arlindo de Souza has grown 29in biceps – the biggest in Brazil – after injecting the filler into his body, where it causes appearance of having massive biceps. […]

World’s Oldest Person Shares Her Secret: Eating Sushi And Sleeping

World’s Oldest Person Shares Her Secret: Eating Sushi And Sleeping

  Meet Misaw Okawa, a Japanese woman who is celebrating her 116th birthday tomorrow, and who just revealed the secrets to living a long life. The oldest person in the world follows a surprisingly simple routine of eating three large meals a day, having sushi at least once a month and taking a nap when she’s […]

Exercise Helps You Sleep Better: Fact Or Myth?

Exercise Helps You Sleep Better: Fact Or Myth?

  For years exercise has proved to aid greatly in curing sleep related problems and helping to bring on peaceful sleep at night. But exercising occasionally or once every week is not enough if you are seeking relief from constant sleeplessness. Crafting a regular exercise pattern in daytime will definitely help to improve sleep patterns […]