iOS app Android app

Health Studies

Science Says... Stop Eating

Rachele M. Pojednic, Ed.M, M.S. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy
Rachele M. Pojednic, Ed.M, M.S.

Based on the aggregate opinion of the experts, it has been determined that food is no longer safe to eat. It has become so manipulated, fabricated, and subjugated that there is simply nothing acceptable left for human consumption.

Let's Rethink Alzheimer's

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

We should reconsider our thought process on what underlies Alzheimer's, especially as it relates to the role of beta-amyloid. Remember, the enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Does Look AHEAD Set Us Back?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The trial is not news because these same results were reported, and received widespread media attention, last fall. This matters, because double dipping gives the impression that this is the second trial in the past year to reach this same conclusion.

To Grasp What Conflicting Health Studies Mean to You, Master Key Science Terms

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

In the imperfect communication that translates scientific findings into public pronouncements, a thin thread of an association can come off as a headline that touts a sure-fire way to prevent cancer. But associations and correlations are not definitive proof of causation.

Eggs As Bad As Smoking? Vitamins Linked To Mortality? 2012’s Most Confusing Studies, Explained

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The abundance of nutritional research available certainly gives us food for thought when making decisions regarding diet and nutritional supplementation. It can also lead to confusion due to misleading headlines and questionable interpretations of studies.

The Best Health News Ever

Posted 10.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Between foods that are making us fat, the behaviors that are slowly killing us, the outbreaks and recalls and epidemics we can't escape, it can someti...

Get Out Of Bed At Your Own Risk!

Karin Kasdin | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

Being a cancerphobe is a full-time job and very stressful. And by God, we all know what stress can do to almost every system in our bodies. It can cause cancer and should be avoided at all costs, along with calcium and Prolia and Fosamax and keratin and pesticide and lead and skinny jeans and high heels and nonorganic produce and sunshine and whatever else one comes in contact with after breakfast.

Being bored Bad For Health

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Can you really be bored to death? In a commentary to be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology in April, experts say t...

Sitting Kills! Experts Say Too Much Sitting Could be deadly

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Here's a new warning from health experts: Sitting is deadly. Scientists are increasingly warning that sitting for prolonged periods &nd...

Coffee, Tea Health Benefits: Curb Diabetes Risk With Daily Drink

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A daily dose of coffee, decaf or tea can reduce the risk of getting Type 2 diabetes by 25 to 35 percent, according to a new study published in the Arc...