Health

Don’t Eat Daffodils: U.K. Officials Warn People About Dangers Of Consuming Daffodils

Public Health England has issued a letter to supermarkets saying that daffodils should not be in the fruits and vegetables aisles, so people don’t think they are food and actually eat them. According to the Daily Express, the letter notes that daffodils have often been confused for garlic chives, which are used in Chinese recipes. And if people eat the ...

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Booze It And Lose It: Red Wine Is A Powerful Fat Burner, Research Claims

New research suggest that consuming red wine or red grape juice could help you burn more fat. In fact, the study suggests utilizing red wine as a means to combat obesity. The America Herald notes that the research was carried out by biologists at Oregon State University. What they discovered was red wine and grape juice are powerful fat burners ...

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Marijuana For Depression: New Study Reveals Drug As Viable Treatment

Marijuana for depression may be the next cause that defenders of marijuana legalization latch on to after a new study has indicated the drug could be a viable form of treatment. Huffington Post reports that neuroscientists from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions found that “endocannabinoids — chemical compounds in the brain that activate the same receptors as ...

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Rosie O’Donnell Loses Wife, Job, Health — Could A Second Heart Attack Prove Fatal? [Video]

Rosie O’Donnell came back to The View with a sparkle in her eyes, lilt in her voice, and determination to succeed the second time around. But now her life has fallen apart, with Rosie confessing that she’s lost her job, her wife Michelle Rounds, and her health to People. What really happened behind the scenes at The View? Rosie claims ...

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Mandatory Vaccines: Shots Should Be As Nonnegotiable As Seat Belts, Experts Claim

Mandatory vaccines may not be happening any time soon, but a growing number of experts think that they should be. While many parts of the country allow exemptions for vaccinations under philosophical or religious differences, a large number of medical professionals are crying foul. In a recent article on Huffington Post, some of these individuals discussed their feelings, drawing comparisons ...

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Could Oyster Mushrooms Hold The Key To Autoimmune Disease Treatments?

Scientists say that the oyster mushroom, an edible mushroom known scientifically as the Pleurotus ostreatu, may provide invaluable insight into our own immune cells and potentially help scientists develop new treatments for autoimmune diseases. The breakthrough research from oyster mushrooms couldn’t come at a better time. Currently, about 50 million Americans suffer from one of between 80 and 100 different ...

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Smartphone Dongle Tests For HIV And Syphilis In 15 Minutes

With the prick of a finger, this new portable smartphone accessory can detect HIV and syphilis in just a matter of minutes. The accessory was developed by researchers at the Columbia University and it can spot markers of infectious diseases in 15 minutes, according to a report on Philly. Researchers have indicated that the device is the first smartphone accessory ...

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Ten ‘Red Flag’ Symptoms That Could Mean You Have Cancer

Ten “red flag” symptoms that could be signs of different types of cancer were highlighted in a new report published Wednesday. Daily Mail reports that Cancer Research UK urges the general public to pay close attention to these ten “red flag” cancer symptoms for the sake of being able to detect a confirmed diagnosis as soon as possible. According to ...

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Turmeric: The New Superfood

Famously found in curries and recipes from around the world, turmeric has enhanced its merit by proving to be of great medicinal value. An ancient spice originating from India and later discovered in other parts of Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, turmeric has been utilized as a health plant in non-western medicinal practices. Now, however, it has gained recognition and ...

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Fake Ingredients? Retailers Accused Of Selling Phony Herbal Supplements

A recent investigation in NYC revealed that some herbal supplements contain fake ingredients. These supplements can be found on shelves at major retailers like GNC and Walmart. Consumer Bertha Williams quit taking herbal supplements a few years ago after hearing several reports that they could contain ingredients that aren’t listed on the label. Williams told 10 News, “It makes me ...

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