Vitamin D Supplements Protect You from Colds and Flu Says New Study

A study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) finds that vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu. The...

Health effects of using portable electronic devices studied

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on...

These Young People Are Reviving the Dying Farm Culture (video)

In the summer of 2015, photographer Eva Verbeeck and filmmaker Spencer MacDonald set out on a journey through the Pacific Northwest to document the...

Is sugar the new tobacco? Some companies are worried that it is

Is sugar the new tobacco? Amid growing concerns that sugar is one of the main culprits in the global obesity ("globesity") epidemic, people are...

5 natural sleep aids

Sleep restores us. And not getting enough of it can put us at greater risk of heart disease and cancer. Sleep even makes us...

Virus investigated after Colorado kids develop paralysis

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe...
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American Medical Association votes to BAN prescription drug commercials

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote "reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions," specifically railing on the...

5 hidden dangers summer can pose to pets

As people head outdoors to enjoy the summer weather, one of the ways many choose to do so is by spending time with their...

Scurvy, TB, Scarlet fever – Victorian diseases making comeback

LONDON (CNN) — Josie Garrett seems like a healthy and happy 24-year-old when we meet her in between classes at University College London where...