Category Archives: Health News

Plant-based foods and Mediterranean diet associated with healthy gut microbiome

A summary of the key findings in relation to food or food pattern and effect on the gut microbiota. Credit: UEG A study presented at UEG Week 2019 has shown that specific foods could provide protection for the gut, by helping bacteria with anti-inflammatory properties to thrive. Researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen, The […]

FOR YOUR HEALTH: Unraveling the confusion around mammograms – News – The Columbus Dispatch

We all thought technology was supposed to make our lives simpler, yet it seems that every topic we can think of gets more complicated with technology. If you pay attention to health news, especially during October, mammograms and breast health are constant topics of conversation. When we introduce new imaging techniques such as 3D mammography […]

Forget Apple Cider Vinegar, Coconut vinegar is the next big thing!

Since ages, the amazing health benefits of apple cider vinegar has been popular among fitness enthusiasts. Not only for a healthy weight management, cider vinegar works wonders for skin and hair care. What if we told you that there’s something even better than apple cider vinegar, and we bet you would be inquisitive to know […]

Topsoil is key harbinger of lead exposure risks for children, Tulane study finds

Tracking lead levels in soil over time is critical for cities to determine lead contamination risks for their youngest and most vulnerable residents, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study, which focuses on New Orleans but could serve as a model for cities […]

Alberta preparations for vaccine – Sky Statement

Flu shots are arriving at pharmacies and doctors’ offices across the province. According to provincial officials, vaccines have been ordered to immunize 35 per cent of the population at $ 5 million. Health Minister Tyler Shandro “I’m here to say four words: get your flu shot,” Shandro said. “ Last year, 1 year, 1 year […]

A touch of blue for breast cancer awareness – News –

Prostate cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer. These are the diseases most men think about when talking to their doctors about preventive screening. But breast cancer? Unless there’s a symptom, typically, “They don’t check and we don’t look,” said Dr. Anne C. Larkin, a surgical oncologist at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester and senior associate […]

Alberta prepares for flu season despite delays in vaccine shipments

Flu shots are arriving at pharmacies and doctors’ offices across the province this week as Alberta health officials prepare for the upcoming flu season. Related News According to provincial officials, enough vaccines have been ordered to immunize 35 per cent of the population at a cost of $12.5 million. Health Minister Tyler Shandro […]