Archive for the 'Health Issues' Category

the mom who sent her child to school with a smartie sandwich

It sounds unbelievable but actually happened: A mother sent her child to school with a sandwich filled with just smarties. This has caused somewhat of a media storm and prompted calls for a diet overhaul at the Lincolnshire school. Health workers at NHS Lincolnshire went in to assess what pupils were eating for lunch and […]

Don’t look away!

Like watching when you get an injection? Don’t look away as it turns out, looking at the injection as it plunges into your skin will actually lessen how painful it feels. A team from the University College London (UCL) and University of Milan-Bicocca applied a heat probe to the hands of 18 volunteers. They found […]

Diversity of Veg may decrease cancer risk

Vegetables are good for you. Now more than ever, as addomg a variety of vegetables to one’s diet may help ward off the chance of getting lung cancer. Also, variety of fruits and veg may decrease the risk of squamous cell lung cancer. These study results were published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

FDA slams fat dissolving treatments

Lipodissolve, mesotherapy, lipozap, lipotherapy, lipolysis… These are treatments claiming to literally dissolve your body fat. The FDA has issued warnings to spas in five different US states to stop claims of "fat dissolving," saying these products/procedures do no such thing. These procedures have failed to produce any results in previous trials, so if you’re hoping […]