Depressed patients

Many people with depression struggle to get treatment for the condition, in part because “talk therapy” can be expensive, and there aren’t enough qualified therapists to deliver it. But now, a new study suggests that a simple and relatively cheap type of talk...

Brazil Scientists Find Zika

Brazilian researchers on Thursday said they found signs of the Zika virus in a common mosquito that is a separate species from the insect known to be the primary means of transmission. They warned, however, that further tests are needed to determine whether the species, known as...

First Baby Born With Zika

New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika virus, health officials said on Friday. New York City Department of Health officials said the baby’s mother was infected after travelling to an area...

obese people die three years

Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely. Doctors have long warned that being overweight can lead to health complications including...

Alzheimer's Effects

Changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease can be seen as early as childhood in people with a heightened genetic risk, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Research on Alzheimer’s has largely focused on the characteristic proteins...

Soda And Sweet Drinks

People who drink lots of soda or other sugary beverages may have a higher risk of developing rare cancers in the gallbladder and bile ducts around the liver, a Swedish study suggests. Little is known about the causes of biliary tract and gallbladder tumors, but emerging evidence...

Cauli-fried rice

Cauliflower is often overshadowed and underused, but it has finally gained its chance in the spotlight. Cauliflower is not only a great side dish, but also a hidden substitute for bread, rice and other carbohydrate-loaded foods we consume each day. Not only is this nutritious vegetable...

vegetables

A 14-month-old Italian boy is recovering from malnutrition after his parents reportedly fed him a vegan diet without proper supplementation. The Telegraph reported that the boy, whose name wasn’t disclosed, weighed slightly more than a newborn after his grandparents took him to...

Rye Bread

While the exact percentage is up for debate, as many as 27 percent of Americans may suffer from constipation. Women and adults age 65 and older are particularly affected by the condition. The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse defines constipation as having fewer...

Oxford researchers

Testing the “energy supply” in an embryo could improve the odds of having a baby through IVF, University of Oxford researchers say. They analysed the activity of microscopic power stations called mitochondria in 111 embryos. The data, being presented at a conference,...