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The Different Stakes of Male and Female Birth Control

A clinical trial of contraceptives for men was halted because of side effects—side effects that women have dealt with for decades. In the past couple decades,...

UK’s national sperm bank stops recruiting donors

The UK's first national sperm bank has stopped recruiting donors less than two years after its launch, it has emerged. The National Sperm Bank said it was unable to...

33 Million Americans Consume Cannabis

Besides the finding that 13% of Americans are currently cannabis consumers, the Gallup poll found that 43% of American adults say they have tried cannabis. In 2013, 93%...

FDA Approves World’s First Automated Insulin Pump for Diabetics

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G, a medical device that monitors a diabetic’s sugar levels, and then automatically...

Eat Plant Protein to Live Longer

A newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine has investigated the relationship between (animal vs. plant) protein sources and mortality risk from almost...

Pomegranate Health Benefits that Offer Powerful Disease Protection

Ruby red, delicious and nutrient rich pomegranates pack a mighty punch in safeguarding your health. Pomegranate contains a unique and powerful antioxidant called...

This Is How Much Protein You Really Need to Eat in a Day

Wondering exactly how much protein you should be consuming each day? The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), which is the minimum amount you need to be healthy, is...

Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating

Eating well has many known benefits. But a good diet may not be able to counteract all the ill effects of stress on our bodies. A new study, published in Molecular...

Could another person’s feces help you lose weight?

The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you have in your body, according to a new study. The insight could pave the way for fecal...

Do YOU have Crohn’s disease? The agonising bowel condition could be caused by a fungus in your intestines

Candida tropicalis alongside two other bacteria can cause the condition They together to produce a layer of microorganisms in the intestines This can cause inflammation...