The impressive finding came out of a sweeping review into the beneficial properties of the herb.
Eating ‘ultra processed’ foods raises risk of bowel cancer by 29% among men – study
Eating “ultra-processed” foods could increase the risk of developing bowel cancer among men, new research has found.
Sitting down too long raises risk of dying by 19 percent – study finds 14 possible causes
Heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke are more likely when you sit down for hours per day.
Study finds surgery patients wearing VR headsets needed less anesthetic
More evidence is mounting that virtual reality might relieve pain during surgery. MIT Newsreports that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers in Boston have published a study indicating that patients wearing VR headsets required less anesthetic during hand surgery. While the average conventional patient needed 750.6 milligrams per hour of the sedative propofol, people looking […]
Dementia: ‘Distressing dreams’ may be among ‘earliest signs’ of brain decline, warns study
The researchers behind the latest study believe bad dreams may be among the ‘earliest signs’ of brain decline, preceding memory loss by decades.
Gen Z is increasingly using TikTok videos instead of Google search, but 1 in 5 of them contain misinformation, a new study says
A person walks past a sign for TikTok. Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images A new study by a site that tracks online misinformation found that 1 in 5 videos on TikTok contain misinformation. The study found that TikTok often yields more partisan search results than Google. Gen Z users are increasingly turning to TikTok […]
Fire ant rafts form because of the Cheerios effect, study concludes
Enlarge / Georgia Tech scientists found that the so-called “Cheerios effect” is the mechanism by which fire ants cluster together to form rafts. (credit: Hungtang Ko) Fire ants might be the scourge of southern states like Georgia and Texas, but scientifically, they are endlessly fascinating as an example of collective behavior. A few fire ants spaced well […]
Being a victim of rape costs an average of $3,500 in medical bills, study finds
Enlarge / Oral swaps and a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit (rape kit). (credit: Getty | MediaNews Group) Seeking emergency medical care in the US after a sexual assault can incur hefty hospital bills that may deter assault reporting and compound victims’ trauma, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of […]
Walking 10K steps a day is a health sweet spot, study finds — and walking faster is even better
In recent years, walking 10,000 steps a day has become a popular fitness goal, but until now, there hasn’t been much scientific research to back that number. A new study looking at people wearing fitness trackers has finally determined that it is indeed a sweet spot for a range of health outcomes, but how fast […]
Popular drink can help reduce the risk of diabetes by 17% study suggests
TYPE 2 diabetes, like all forms of diabetes, requires careful management of blood sugar levels in order to prevent the onset of complications. One of the best ways to manage blood sugar is through the diet where some fruits and vegetables are especially effective.