Category: Health News

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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Eating A Diet Filled With Protein Is The Best Way To Lose Weight, Study Finds

Eating A Diet Filled With Protein Is The Best Way To Lose Weight, Study Finds

Scientists have shown that instead of counting calories for weight loss, we would do better to boost the protein content of our diet. Nutritional values of foods are typically given in kilojoules or kilocalories, standard units of energy. However, new research on apes and monkeys suggests that this is too simplistic as different macronutrients – carbohydrates, fats and proteins- interact […]

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Britain Bans Smoking For Anyone Born After The Year 2000

Britain Bans Smoking For Anyone Born After The Year 2000

British doctors have voted to ban cigarette smoking for anyone born after the year 2000. Dr. Tim Crocker-Buqué said the move would create “the first tobacco-free generation.” With much debate, the doctors voted at their annual meeting Tuesday in Harrogate, England. “The level of harm caused by smoking is unconscionable,” Crocker-Buqué, a London research assistant in academic public health, said at the meeting. “It […]

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Sleeping In On The Weekends Helps You Lose Weight, Study Finds

Sleeping In On The Weekends Helps You Lose Weight, Study Finds

+ A study in Chicago found that an extra 90 minutes in bed could suppress your appetite. The study of overweight young adults found that those who went to bed earlier or stayed in bed for longer experienced a 14% drop in their appetite and a 62 per cent decline in their desire for unhealthy salty or sweet snacks. Previous studies have […]

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The Next Trendy Health Drink? Camel Milk…

The Next Trendy Health Drink? Camel Milk…

Could camel’s milk be the health drink of the future? Dr. Frank King hopes so. He currently has 23 camels on his farm near Asheville, NC. Now King hopes to build a new business on the camel’s milk. Long a staple food in the Mideast, camel milk could provide nutrition and dietary supplements and sell at prices starting at $18 […]

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Watching Too Much Porn Cause Brain Shrinkage In Men, Study Finds

Watching Too Much Porn Cause Brain Shrinkage In Men, Study Finds

A new study shows a correlation between porn and smaller gray matter volume in the male brain. New research published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry could send chills down every man’s spine—and other parts of his anatomy. According to a study conducted by the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, the amount of hours spent watching pornography is negatively associated with gray matter volume in the male brain. […]

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