Mediterranean Diet Tied to Better Heart Health
November 28 2011 9:11 AM EST
Eating a diet based on fish, legumes, vegetables and moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to lower chances of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other vascular events, according to a new study of New York City residents.
Moderate Drinking Cuts Risk of Diabetes in Women with Poor Diets: Study
November 26 2011 10:28 PM EST
Middle-age women who eat a lot of refined carbohydrates and drink a moderate amount of alcohol might offset their risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Ew! Bacteria Fester Everywhere in Public Restrooms, Study Finds
November 23 2011 5:07 PM EST
Bacteria lurk on just about every surface in public restrooms, from toilets to faucets to floors, according to a new study. The good news is that most of cataloged microbes were relatively harmless and came from human skin.
Black Friday Shopping: Consumer Group Lists 10 ‘Worst’ Toys of 2011 [PHOTOS]
November 18 2011 6:46 PM EST
The consumer group World Against Toys Causing Harm (Watch) has released its 10 Worst Toys list of 2011 -- just in time for Black Friday.
Congress Protects Pizza as a Vegetable
November 18 2011 9:32 AM EST
The House of Representatives dealt a blow to childhood obesity warriors on Thursday by passing a bill that abandons proposals that threatened to end the reign of pizza and French fries on federally funded school lunch menus.
Author Paul Kramer Talks About Controversial Book ‘Maggie Goes on a Diet’
November 17 2011 4:06 PM EST
IBTimes interview with Paul Kramer.
Neurons Help Brain Balance Nutrients
November 17 2011 1:04 PM EST
Study shows neurons sense nutrient balance in diets.
November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
November 15 2011 1:07 PM EST
November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day.
Female Child Abuse Victims More Likely to Develop Heart Disease, Stroke
November 13 2011 12:20 PM EST
A public health expert says if pediatricians help their patients maintain a healthy weight and abstain from smoking early in life, fewer of them will develop heart problems as adults.
Tear Drops May Replace Blood in Testing for Diabetes: Study
November 11 2011 7:35 AM EST
A new study from the University of Michigan, has suggested that it may be possible for scientists to develop a device that measures blood sugar levels through tears instead of blood. If the Michigan study reaches ground reality, it could be a tearful adieu to the prick for diabetes checks.
Hospital Smoking Bans Fail to Address Underlying Problem
November 04 2011 12:30 PM EDT
Addiction treatment would improve patient safety, researchers noted in survey.
New Sunscreens May Interfere With Skin’s Natural Sun Defense
November 03 2011 4:54 PM EDT
Researchers discover that the skin sees UV light.
Why They Run: Marathon Runners' Motivation for Crossing the Finish Line
November 03 2011 4:47 PM EDT
Runners from around the globe have been taking part in the New York City Marathon for nearly 40 years. However, they each have their own motivation and drive to finish the race
Conflict of Interest in USDA Nutrition Guidelines, Doctors Say
November 02 2011 11:52 AM EDT
Focus should be on eating less, according to two nutrition experts.
Online Health Information Beneficial, But Use Caution, Researchers Say
October 31 2011 2:40 PM EDT
Over 50 percent of patients turn to the Internet for health information.
Short Training Course Greatly Improves Colon Cancer Screening: Study
October 31 2011 12:40 PM EDT
Short training could help doctors pre-cancerous growths better, study suggests.
FDA: New Birth Control Pills Come With Greater Risks
October 31 2011 11:28 AM EDT
Safety of next-generation birth control pills in question
Study Links Hostile Parenting With Behavior Problems
October 28 2011 11:55 AM EDT
Taking classes during the third trimester of pregnancy may help.
Health Experts: Regulate Junk Food as a Pollutant
October 27 2011 1:21 PM EDT
The plan could make the country healthier, but is it realistic?
Michelle Obama Cookbook Contains Recipes, Gardening Tips
October 27 2011 12:25 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama will release a cookbook next year.