DIABETES type 2 is one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK, however sight loss associated with the blood sugar condition is preventable if the correct measures are taken.
Many people have embraced low carbohydrate diets to lose weight, but they may be putting their long-term health at risk by eating too much animal protein and fat.
DEMENTIA signs in the early stages can be difficult to identify, particularly because the disease can affect people differently. Many people may experience memory loss from time to time, but when is a person’s loss of ability to remember information a symptoms of dementia?
While the release of dopamine in our brains when we eat, sleep, have sex and do drugs is a known phenomenon, scientists have discovered the gene that controls how much of it you get, and why you may be addicted. Published in EMBO Reports, the discovery was made by a Belgian team from the Université […]
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A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found no firm link between exposure to the pesticide and cancer, scientists said on Thursday. CBC | Health News
AP Photo/Jason Dearen The Environmental Protection Agency on Sunday released a lengthy statement condemning a recent Associated Press report that said the regulator was nowhere to be found at dangerous, potentially toxic sites submerged by flooding in Houston. On Saturday, the AP reported that the EPA was not present at at least five flooded so-called […]
A prominent Ottawa forensic psychiatrist is warning people about the traumas watching on screen violence after a video surfaced linked to the death of Manitoba teenager, Serena McKay. CBC | Health News
Enlarge (credit: NIH) Approximately ten thousand times each day, the DNA in our cells receives some damage, but most of that damage is repaired by our cells’ built-in DNA repair systems. The efficiency of these DNA repair systems decline with age, however, and that’s thought to lead to age-related health problems and cancer. A recent paper published in Science […]