Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center accidentally stumbled upon the explanation for baldness and graying hair in mouse models. While studying a rare genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on nerves, they found that a protein called KROX20 switches on skin cells that become a hair shaft, which then causes cells… Read More Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to drink Longjack Coffee, in addition to other instant coffee products that have been recalled recently –Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee, CaverFlo Coffee, and AMPT Coffee. These products are labeled to contain instant coffee, non-dairy creamer, and other ingredients. However, FDA laboratory analysis confirmed:… Read More Some Instant Coffee Products may be Harmful warns FDA
The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning for parents to immediately stop feeding babies any homeopathic teething tablets and gels, and to discard any unused products. The FDA’s action appears to stem from concern about the active ingredient belladonna in the tablets. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of… Read More Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels may be Harmful for Babies
People have gone into cardiac arrest after consuming more than one energy beverage, and when they’ve done sort of further analysis on these individuals, they haven’t been able to find anything abnormal other than the very high levels of caffeine and taurine in the toxicology. In one case, a young 28-year-old who drunk eight cans… Read More Energy Drinks do have Health Risks
Globally, between 130–150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection. Approximately 700 000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases. Antiviral medicines can cure approximately 90% of persons with hepatitis C infection, thereby reducing the risk of death from liver cancer and cirrhosis, but access to diagnosis and treatment is low. Hepatitis C… Read More Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C – Zepatier by Merck & Co. Inc.
Aging is defined as the process of becoming older, which involves a number of biological mechanisms that lead to deterioration of health . Aging involves deterioration of both cognitive and physical health over a period of time. Presently, it is beyond the realms of medical science to stop aging, however, it may be within reach… Read More Anti-Aging Studies
Various study show that a daily chocolate intake will decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Increasing number of studies are suggesting that regular, moderate chocolate consumption may yield significant health benefits, particularly when it comes to dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has the highest cocoa content, which means it has the highest levels of… Read More Chocolate Health Benefits