Scientists have discovered that the mixture of fibers found in barley can rapidly improve one’s health by lowering blood sugar levels and staving off diabetes, according to a Science Daily article published today.
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An elementary school student in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma has been diagnosed with a contagious disease that required the school to bring in staff to disinfect restrooms and common areas before children were allowed back in the facility.
Despite numerous warnings, many women in the U.S. consume alcohol while they are pregnant. New figures, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), place the number of women at risk as 3 million.
It turns out the fountain of youth isn’t in some undiscovered triple-canopied jungle in Africa or the coast of Clearwater, Florida, at least not according to scientists at the Institute for Aging at Newcastle University in the UK.
More than 22,600 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Colombia, which is seeing a sharp increase in a rare neurological disorder linked to the disease, authorities said Saturday.
Governor Alejandro García Padilla signed an executive order Friday declaring a public health emergency in Puerto Rico due to the Zika virus. At least 22 people in the U.S. territory have been reported to be infected with the mosquito-borne virus.
The body mass index (or BMI) is a long established method for assessing whether someone is of the correct weight (and therefore healthy) or underweight or overweight (and thus unhealthy). But is BMI accurate and meaningful as regards health?
The mosquito-borne Zika virus sweeping through Latin America has claimed three lives in Colombia, as the United Nations urged increased access to abortion because of fears of severe birth defects.