Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Sports Medicine / Fitness

Supplement may help burn fat long after exercise

Gut bacteria produce an appetite suppressant than can strengthen the effect of an exercise-based weight loss program. Share on PinterestA supplement may boost the fat-burning effects of exercise long after it has finished. The many health benefits of regular exercise are well known. However, its impact on weight loss is less clear, as exercise increases […]

Cancer / Oncology

Does turmeric have anticancer properties?

A recent literature review investigates whether turmeric may be useful for treating cancer. The authors conclude that it might be but note that there are many challenges to overcome before it makes it to the clinic. Turmeric is a member of the ginger family. Native to India and Southeast Asia, people have used turmeric root […]

Cancer / Oncology

What is the correct dosage of CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is available in many forms, including oils, tablets, and creams. The ideal dosages vary depending on both its form and usage. There is little research, though, so doctors are not yet able to confirm the safe, beneficial dosages for each use. CBD is an active ingredient in the cannabis plant. Products that contain […]

Bones / Orthopedics

What factors influence a person’s height?

The main factor that influences a person’s height is their genetic makeup. However, many other factors can influence height during development, including nutrition, hormones, activity levels, and medical conditions. Scientists believe that genetic makeup, or DNA, is responsible for about 80% of a person’s height. This means, for instance, that tall people tend to have […]

Dentistry

What to know about dental implants

Dental implants are artificial structures that a dental surgeon inserts into a person’s jawbone. A person may need an implant if they have lost one or more teeth. Keep reading to learn about the types of implants and associated risks. We also describe what to expect from dental implant surgery and how much the procedure […]

Blood / Hematology

Blood transfusions: What to know

Blood transfusions work to replace blood that is lost due to injury or surgery. People can also get blood transfusions to treat certain medical conditions. This article will outline what a blood transfusion is, when they are necessary, and what to expect during the procedure. Share on PinterestA person may require a blood transfusion if […]