Peanut Allergy Latest

Peanut Allergy Latest

It’s a complete reversal in the thinking about peanut allergies. The advice used to be to avoid feeding peanuts to babies. Now a new study suggests that many, if not most peanut allergies can be prevented by feeding young children small amounts of food containing...
Sauna and Longevity

Sauna and Longevity

Do you enjoy a schvitz? That’s sitting in the sauna. Well, according to a study in JAMA Internal medicine, it appears to be connected to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and could ultimately lead to a longer life. Researchers collected health data for more...
New Cholesterol Guidelines

New Cholesterol Guidelines

It’s a major shift in medical thinking. For decades our doctors and our governments have warned against eating foods high in cholesterol. Now it turns out they may have been wrong. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in the U.S. intends to remove restrictions on...
Pre-Diabetes and Pistachios

Pre-Diabetes and Pistachios

Here’s something that may help stave off diabetes, a disease which is reaching epidemic proportions. According to a new trial from Spain, people with so-called prediabetes may be able to prevent getting the full-blown disease by regularly eating pistachios. These are...
Bad Marriage and Heart Health

Bad Marriage and Heart Health

There’s more evidence that staying in a bad marriage can hurt your health, and the harm increases with age. According to a study from Michigan State university, that’s especially true for women. Researchers examined five years of data from 1,200 married American men...
Early Musical Training and Dementia

Early Musical Training and Dementia

Here’s something to make you wish you never gave up those violin or piano lessons your parents made you take.. Starting formal musical training at a young age may be instrumental in preventing or delaying some types of cognitive decline in later years. A  Canadian...