Coffee. Cup of joe. Java. No matter what you call it, millions of people worldwide wake up and fuel their day with it. And though consumers might be jittery about the recent court battle in California over cancer warnings, experts say most of the science actually indicates coffee could have health benefits.
April 13, 2018—The United States is losing its children to accidental drownings at an alarming rate. In fact, drowning remains the leading cause of death for children under the age of 4 in most southern states with the majority of deaths occurring in backyard pools and spas. May is National Drowning Prevention Month, so at […]
April 3, 2018—New research has identified the way age impairs the ability of the circadian clock in mammals to re-set itself when exposed to light, resulting in disruption to sleeping patterns and consequent threats to wellbeing. Researchers, led by a University of Kent neurophysiologist, found that aging results in a significant reduction in sensitivity to […]
A good helmet not only protects your skull if you crash your motorcycle, it can also reduce the risk of cervical spine injuries, researchers found. The finding counters claims by some that helmets do not protect against such injuries and may even increase the risk of injury, according to a team from the department of neurological surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, in Madison.
There is a caveat to the push for increased vitamin D: Don’t forget magnesium. A review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found vitamin D can’t be metabolized without sufficient magnesium levels, meaning vitamin D remains stored and inactive for as many as 50 percent of Americans. Razzaque explains that consumption of vitamin D supplements can increase a person’s calcium and phosphate levels even if they remain vitamin D deficient.