Vitamin D Pills

Vitamin D supplements could spare more than three million people from colds or flu in the UK each year, researchers claim. The sunshine vitamin is vital for healthy bones, but also has a role in the immune system. The analysis, published in the British Medical Journal, argues food...

Orange Peels

While eating an orange peel might not seem very appetizing or appealing, it actually doesn’t taste that bad. You quickly get use to the thickness and texture of the hard peel. Here are some of the incredible health benefits! 1. Lowers High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Orange...

Eating Spicy Food

If you enjoy eating spicy foods, this news should excite you! Researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont recently discovered an association between eating hot peppers and living longer. According to the report, Professor of Medicine Benjamin Littenberg,...

Depression

When you think of heart attacks, you might assume the most common causes are smoking, high cholesterol, or obesity. Mental health issues probably don’t spring to mind. But a new study suggests that depression poses just as great a risk to your heart health as those more familiar...

Brain Structure

Our personality traits are linked to differences in the thickness and volume of various parts of our brains, an international study has suggested. Those with thicker and less wrinkled outer layers of the brain tended to have more neurotic tendencies, the study of scans of 500 people...

Sugar

Added sugar is hard to avoid (trust us, we’ve tried). It’s hiding in all our favorite foods, many of which aren’t inherently sweet (why hello, bread, salad dressing, and tomato sauce), and it’s also often sneakily disguised under names that either sound like a science experiment,...

Flu

Cases of flu are on the rise, according to a recent statement from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and experts are warning that this year’s flu season will be worse than last. Now, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Virology is shedding...

Coffee

The jury is forever going back and forth on whether or not coffee is good for you, but in case you’re still looking for an excuse to drink an extra cup, science is here to help. In a new study published in Nature Medicine, a group of researchers at Stanford University School...

Vaccines

Scientists have named three relatively little-known diseases they think could cause the next global health emergency. A coalition of governments and charities has committed $460m to speed up vaccine development for Mers, Lassa fever and Nipah virus. They are asking funders at the...

Eating Spicy Food

If you enjoy eating spicy foods, this news should excite you! Researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont recently discovered an association between eating hot peppers and living longer. According to the report, Professor of Medicine Benjamin Littenberg,...