Drinking coffee does not change a person’s risk of being diagnosed with or dying from cancer, a new QIMR Berghofer study has found. The research findings have been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. Senior author and head of QIMR Berghofer’s Statistical Genetics Group, Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor, said the
The promise of fuller, thicker hair can make even the most outlandish claims from hair products sound tempting. But rather than rely simply on claims from bottles and advertisements, I asked a dermatologist about what the best oils for hair growth and thickness actually are. First, the not-so-good news. “Vitamins, supplements, and
Megan Rapinoe holds the Women’s World Cup trophy after she and other members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team wins the fourth Women’s World Cup. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Why do some people stick with an exercise habit and achieve extraordinary results while others give up
“The sugar will rot your teeth, soda is bad for you” – we all have heard many forms of this disclaimer from parents or older relatives. However, a new study suggests that they may be right. According to a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the consumption of sugary drinks
Diet trends are kind of like Kardashians—there’s always at least one making major headlines and taking over our social feeds. One that has gained recent popularity is fasting, which was one of the most Googled diet trends of 2018. Fasting isn’t a new concept, but celebs like Halle Berry, Kourtney Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, and Chris Pratt have all
Cross section of a hair follicle. Credit: Angela Christiano / Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Two recent studies highlight novel ways to combat pattern hair loss in men and women using small molecules such as JAK inhibitors that reawaken dormant hair follicles, as well as stem cell therapies aimed at
A no-carb diet is an extreme version of low-carb dieting. It eliminates almost all carbs, including whole grains, fruits, and most vegetables. While studies show that decreasing your carb intake can help you shed pounds and may have health benefits, completely eliminating carbs is highly restrictive and most likely unnecessary.