According to a study conducted, fruits and vegetables in diet can reduce the chances of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Such diet can reduce the acid build-up that is responsible for CKD.
The study says that the Western diets contain animal and grain products that are more acidic. Acidic diet is very common for the patients suffering from CKD.
A recent news has confirmed that more American babies are getting breastfed now. It has been claimed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that between the years 2000 and 2008, there has been a 10% increase seen in women who continues breast feeding their babies after six months.
Fried foods and sugary drinks are long considered as unhealthy food items and now in a recent research these have been proved to cause stroke to the consumers.
This recent study has put fried food items and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda on a list high with dangers of causing a stroke.
A French study has cautioned soft drink consumers that their product has the tendency of causing type-2 Diabetes. The National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) also confirmed that contrary to the general belief that the light soft drinks are better than 'regular' sweetened drinks, this study has a novel conclusion.
Alcohol consumption has always remained a cause for concern and binge drinking is an issue of further concern. Both these habits land a person amid life-threatening conditions. It is, therefore, that various measures to cut the level of alcohol intake by people are initiated from time to time.
A change introduced 11 years ago in the law on the pack size of medicines appears to be working wonders. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, published in the BMJ, has found that paracetamol overdose-related deaths had declined over the last decade.
A recent study has indicated how some fats can prove to be unhealthy. For long, saturated fats are identified to be the worst for consumption as they have a tendency to instigate heart attacks. However, in a recent research, it has been claimed that there are omega-6 fatty acids or linoleic acid which can escalate premature death risk significantly besides fueling heart attack risk.
A recent research has shed light on what fails obese people in losing pounds while dieting. It has been claimed by researchers at Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research that they have managed to nail down a chemical, Neuropeptide (NPY), which decides as to what makes human body preserves and burns energy.
Published in the British Medical Journal, a study has revealed that margarine is an extremely bad alternative for butter. If even you are thinking to consume margarine in place of butter, you should change your opinion, the team from the National Institutes of Health in the US has suggested.
A new revelation says that once thought to have been a big-foot like creature walking on the turf of mountainous region is a North American bear that may have escaped from a circus.
From a long time, rumors were making rounds. It said that large hairy beast in the Mount Shoria region had escaped.
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