A new study has cracked the code on the cause of a rare form of hair loss known as hypotrichosis simplex. These findings are now a solid foundation for further research, insinuating that what you may have been blaming on age or stress could actually be directly correlated to heredity. Though every case is different, … Continue reading Gene Associated With Hair Loss Found In New Study
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that Pfizer’s Chantix, a smoking cessation drug, is safe for your heart — a big relief for smokers, doctors, and treatment facilities alike. 8,000 smokers were randomly assigned Chantix and three other similar cessation medicines for 12 weeks, while an extended study followed 2,400 participants for 12 … Continue reading Chantix Is Safe For Your Heart, New Study Suggests
There has generally been a strong correlation between erectile dysfunction and old age, yet new studies suggest that Viagra is far from an old man’s drug. Viagra, which has been on the market since 1998, has exclusively been thought of as a treatment for ED, usually for older men who are struggling with sexual performance. … Continue reading Viagra: The Next Generation?
Scary news for those of us who have a difficult time figuring out where to go – this could be a very early sign of Alzheimer’s disease. New research from a group at Washington University in St. Louis utilized computerized maze navigation to test those both with and without biomarkers for the disease. The results led … Continue reading Navigation Difficulties Could be Early Alzheimer’s Sign
If you are one of the millions who “would go to the gym but just don’t have the time,” you need to meet Google’s new Goals feature. Be warned, skipping the slotted gym time will not be without tough love. Too often we have the best intentions of getting fit and yet when it comes to … Continue reading New Google Calendar Tool Schedules Gym Time
Your emotions can impact your health and we now know that loneliness in particular puts you at a 29% higher risk of heart attack. This study was published in the journal Heart and serves as a reminder that our social relationships strongly impact not only our emotional health but our physical health as well. Lead researcher Nicole Valtorta, … Continue reading Being Lonely Increases Your Heart Attack Risk
Think of all the time you spend sitting each day. From getting in car for your morning commute, to sitting at your desk and then facing traffic on your way home. It’s no shocker that sitting all day is not good for your health, but do we have any other option? Scientists have shown that … Continue reading Fat Loss at Work is Possible When You Sit Less
Since their invention, e-cigarettes have come under fire for their unregulated parts and the grey areas they enter when it comes to smoking laws. A recent incident however is one that has many people concerned. A 14-year-old was allegedly left blinded after the e-cig he tested at a Brooklyn mall kiosk exploded. He also may experience … Continue reading 14-Year-Old Blinded When e-Cigarette Explodes
Those of us who love the ease of those public restroom Dyson hand dryers, prepared to be seriously grossed out. A new study shows that the Dyson Airblade actually spreads 60 times more viruses than regular dryers and 1,300 time more viruses than paper towels. Yuck! You can’t say we didn’t warn you… The study … Continue reading Dyson Hand Dryers Spread More Germs than Paper Towels!
When we talk about attraction, we often think of romantic relationships. The truth is, there has to be something that draws us to friends too, right? Well, a new published study has found the key to attractiveness – understandable emotions. We are drawn to people who we understand and can relate to. From their intentions … Continue reading Why You are Attracted to Some People and Not Others