Category: Health News

Top 5 Ways Diet Soda is Slowly Killing You! (Video)

Top 5 Ways Diet Soda is Slowly Killing You! (Video)

  The artificial sweeteners in diet sodas can raise the blood sugar level instead of reducing it, according to new experiments in mice and people. Diet soda is the alternative fix for those of us who can’t quite kick the high fructose corn syrup addiction, but what if it’s actually worse for us than the real stuff? A recent study has found […]

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Alcohol Doesn’t Affect Exercise Performance, Says New Study

Alcohol Doesn’t Affect Exercise Performance, Says New Study

A group of Italian scientist conducted a study to see if alcohol affected your performance while working out. The results were pretty shocking. We still wouldn’t recommend working out intoxicated or hung over. Their study, published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, examines how drunk exercise compares with sober workout sessions. It turns out, if you ignore the coordination deficiencies, potential […]

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Weight Loss Reverses Brain Damage Caused by Obesity, Study Finds (Video)

Weight Loss Reverses Brain Damage Caused by Obesity, Study Finds (Video)

Weight loss can actually benefit the brain, according to a new study. In fact, researchers theorize that bariatric surgery could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in obese people. Past research how shown that obese people face a 35 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s than people at a normal weight. Weight loss can reverse the effects of obesity on the […]

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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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