Too Much Salt Reprograms the Brain, Leads to Hypertension

New study explains why it is that people who eat too much salt for their own good struggle with high blood pressure
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2015
Watch: How Meditation Works, as Explained by Science

Watch: How Meditation Works, as Explained by Science

by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2015
This might come as a shock, but studies have shown meditation can transform the size and shape of the brain
 

Famous Plastic Surgery Freaks Deserve No Public Sympathy

In an industry where more is better, why should we feel sorry for talentless folk who try to become famous this way?
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2015
 

Your Smartphone Is Making You Saggy, Old and Unattractive

Young people who use handsets excessively are prone to experience the woes of premature aging, scientists warn
by Alexandra Arici, January 14th, 2015
 

Folks Who Work Night Shifts Are More Likely to Get Diabetes

What's more, researchers say that, at least when it comes to women, the ones who are younger are more vulnerable
by Laura Sinpetru, January 12th, 2015
Jennifer Lopez Promotes Weight Loss Program BodyLab

Jennifer Lopez Promotes Weight Loss Program BodyLab

by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2015
Pills and shakes to “be the best you,” and the promise of a magic bullet: program has no FDA approval
 

You Will Live Longer If the Sun Was Calm on Your Birthday

Bizarre study authored by Norwegian scientists says people born during periods of solar calm live longer than others
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2015
 

Smoking Keeps Wounds from Healing, Ups the Risk of Infection

Specialists say smoking reduces blood flow to a wound, messes up the body's natural defense mechanisms
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2015
 

Liver Cirrhosis Affects 633,000 Adults in the US Annually

What's worrying is that, of the people to develop liver cirrhosis, 69% probably don't even know they have this problem
by Laura Sinpetru, January 5th, 2015
 
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