Category Archives: Health

Heart Attack Recovery Could Be Improved By Drinking… Sort Of

“Take two shots of Jack and call me in the morning” doesn’t exactly seem like sound medical advice after a heart attack (in modern parlance, in fact, heart attacks are generally associated with a reduction in pleasurable activities like fried chicken, smoking cigarettes and sexing), but new research reveals that boozing it up may be

Sleep Apnea, Depression Linked in New Study

If you’ve ever struggled with insomnia (“it’s like a copy of a copy of a copy”), you probably are familiar with the impact of sleeplessness on your mental well-being- and if you’ve ever been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you know that sufferers often struggle to get a good night’s sleep. So it probably didn’t come

Is sugar toxic?

Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, believes the high amount of sugar in the American diet, much of it in processed foods, is killing us. And as Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports, new scientific research seems to support his theory that sugar is toxic, including some linking the excess ingestion of

The secrets your body reveals about you

Your body hides amazing facts about your health and personality… uncover those secrets. Eyes Blue eyes: People with blue or light-coloured eyes generally have been shown to be more light sensitive. This is because they have less pigment to protect them from sunlight, putting them at greater risk from age-related macular degeneration (the most common

Cancer warning for women who like a glass of wine or three

They are the problem drinkers missed by government efforts to curb alcohol misuse – women, often middle-class and professional, who share a bottle of wine with a partner over dinner each night, putting their health at risk. Unnoticed because they do not cause a social nuisance or public disorder, women who quietly drink three or