Concerns Over Safety of Arsenic in Drinking Water

A new study shows that baby mice have severe growth problems when their mothers were given water containing arsenic (at levels considered safe for humans) when they were pregnant and lactating.

 


The Benefits of Dental Massage

According to a new study by researchers in Sweden, rubbing toothpaste onto your teeth with your fingers will increase fluoride protection by a whopping 400%.

 


Study: Risk of Stroke Lower Among Women Who Drink

According to a new study, women who drink up to seven glasses of wine or beer a week are slightly less likely to suffer a stroke than those who don't drink alcohol.

 


Produce Consumption Flat Since 2004

Consumption of fruits and vegetables has been flat since 2004, with consumption of produce by seniors declining by 8%.

 


Women, Work Stress, and Eating

A study of 230 Finnish women found that those who reported work burnout were more likely to have habits of "emotional" and "uncontrolled" eating.

 


FDA: Black Licorice Could Be Bad for Your Health

BlacklicoriceJust in time for Halloween, there's a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the dangers of black licorice. If you’re 40 or older, eating two ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could cause an irregular heart rhythm or arrhythmia.

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Study: Sugar-free Foods May Damage Teeth

An article in the British Dental Journal has found that sugar-free foods and drinks contain acidic additives that may cause dental problems by eroding the enamel on teeth.

 


Study: Eating Low-Fat Yogurt While Pregnant Linked to Asthma

Eating low-fat yogurt while pregnant can increase the risk of the child developing asthma and hay fever, according to new findings.

 


Gastric Bypass Surgery Leads to Healthier Eating

Sceintists report that people who have undergone gastric bypass surgery tend to eat healthier diets, possible due to the production of a hormone (liked to the surgery) that is associated with aversion to fat.

 


Calorie Miscounting

According to a new study by Tufts University, nearly one out of five restaurant dishes has at least 100 more calories than what a restaurant states on its website.