The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papillomavirus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women, researchers report.

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If you’re baking fish, roasting vegetables or preparing a piece of meat for dinner tonight, chances are that you’ll wrap your food in aluminium foil. What you may not realise is that some of the foil will leach into your meal – and this could be bad for your health.

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EmailSource: CNN | Published: By Dean Obeidallah “I guess you want to have a heart attack?” That is the question you should ask yourself every time you put off taking a vacation. Here’s the deal. Studies have shown that not taking vacations is linked to health problems. And if people skip vacations, there’s a chance that they […]

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Email Source: NPR | Posted: March 20, 2014 by Nancy Shute Researchers found that the more active a woman is, the better her odds of avoiding breast cancer. This could be the simplest bit of health advice ever: Exercise reduces women’s risk of breast cancer, no matter what kind of exercise they do, how old they […]

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EmailSource: The Guardian | Published March 4, 2014 by Ian Sample A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according to a controversial study into the impact of protein consumption on longevity. High levels of dietary animal protein in people under 65 years of age was […]

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EmailSource: New York Times| By DEBORAH BLUM | Published January 3, 2013 The idea of nail polish as a risky substance gained traction in 2006 when public health advocates began a nationwide protest concerning three compounds — often referred to as “the toxic trio” — in leading nail polish brands. The trio consisted of a known carcinogen, formaldehyde, used […]

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EmailAs blisters form on the pads of my thumbs and a serrated edge of a knife digs into my index fingers, I tell myself it’s all worth it — for my health. A few days before, I bought a fair share of cacao beans from a vender in San José, Costa Rica. I was in […]

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EmailSource: NPR | by Maria Godoy |  December 06, 2013 1:49 PM If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you’re going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn’t get the nickname “Whole Paycheck” for nothing.) But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn’t really been assessed in […]

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EmailSource: Mayo Clinic, July 13, 2013 By: Mayo Clinic staff Meditation can wipe away the day’s stress, bringing with it inner peace. See how you can easily learn to practice meditation whenever you need it most. If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider trying meditation. Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your […]

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