Vitamin C Tells Cancer Cells to Die

Vitamin C may “tell” faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Perlmutter Read More

Four Ways to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins may not be dangerous, but for those who suffer from them, they can be an uncomfortable and sometimes even painful experience. Both men and women can develop varicose veins, which usually appear on Read More

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is an injury sustained as the result of repetitive stress placed on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, its damage sustained on the fascia—a thin layer of fibrous tissue that protects other Read More

What’s on Your Skin?

It turns out your skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms — and they’re not just bacteria. A study by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the Medical University of Graz Read More

Why Do Onions Make You Cry?

According to the National Onion Association (yes, that’s a thing), approximately 170 countries grow onions, and it’s estimated that 9.2 million acres of onions are harvested annually around the world. Onions are low in calories Read More

Brain Protection With Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have Read More

Drink Tea to Prevent Cancer

Epigenetic changes are chemical modifications that turn our genes off or on. In a new study from Uppsala University, researchers show that tea consumption in women leads to epigenetic changes in genes that are known Read More

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