Category Archives: Health

Experts Say a Great Food Transformation is Urgently Needed

According to a report organized by EAT, a Stockholm-based nonprofit seeking to improve the food system, people should only eat about a hamburger’s worth of red meat a week to do what’s best for their health and the planet [1]. Dairy foods should be limited to about one serving a day,…

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PubMed Health Website Closing in October

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced that it will be retiring its PubMed Health website on October 31, 2018 [1]. The existing content or similar material will subsequently be made available through PubMed, MedlinePlus, and Bookshelf.

Launched in 2010, PubMed Health provides…

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A Purpose Driven Life May Also Be a Healthier Life

According to new research, people with a higher sense of purpose tend to engage in healthier lifestyle choices and are more likely to feel better about their own health status.

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World Vegan Day: 5 Vegan Diet Health Benefits

In celebration of World Vegan Day, here are 5 science-based health benefits of a vegan diet.

Today is World Food Day 2017: Change the Future of Migration

Today is World Food Day. World Food Day is both a day of action against hunger for those who are starving from lack of food and a day to promote worldwide awareness of the need to provide enough, nutritious food for everyone. World Food Day is celebrated in 150 countries around the world, making…

Scientists Detect Malaria in 15 Minutes with 20-cent Paper Centrifuge

Stanford bioengineers have created an ultra-low-cost, hand-spun centrifuge that separates blood into its individual components in only 1.5 minutes.

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month

The goal of National Cervical Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV and cervical cancer.

Rare Disease Day 2016: Patient Voice

Rare Disease Day 2016 recognizes the crucial role that rare disease patients play in voicing their needs and instigating change.

Rare Disease Day 2016: Patient Voice

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Health Highlight: We’re All Suffering from ‘Successaholism’ and It Needs to Stop

Call it workaholism or “successaholism”, it’s a problematic cycle because it eventually leads to burnout and worse job performance.

Health Highlight: We’re All Suffering from ‘Successaholism’ and It Needs to Stop