Posts Tagged ‘disease’

New research links herbal and traditional medicine: Attachment

Though we’ve been long equipped in the ways of alternative medicine, new research has been published showing its benefit to minor health woes.

Top tips for summer skin safety: Attachment

It sure is tempting to head to the beach and catch some rays. Chances are, there’s been times that you’ve nixed the sunscreen in favour of a golden glow from head to toe.

New methods for vitamin D analysis in foods: Attachment

We’ve discussed a couple times (here and here) about the importance of vitamin D. Most notably essential for maintaining strong bones, researchers are continually exploring new avenues pertaining to its aid in overall body function and health.


With 152 deaths in Mexico and 73 confirmed cases worldwide (and counting), concern over the outbreak of swine flu is mounting quickly.

Red meat increasingly under scrutiny: Attachment

New research from the National Cancer Institute analyzed data from a ten year study, finding that people who consume red meat and processed meats have a higher risk of dying from heart disease and cancer.

This little piggy had ebola…: Attachment

Recently, 22 international experts gathered to put their heads together on findings related to the Ebola Reston virus. From health experts to veterinarians, discoveries were made regarding its pathology and epidemiology.

700,000 contamination-related deaths in Africa yearly: Attachment

According to, the consumption of contaminated food and water in Africa is about 700,000 per year, as disclosed by Dr. Daniel Kertesz,World Health Organization (WHO), Country Representative for Ghana.