The peanut butter smell test was conducted by a University of Florida team led by graduate student Jennifer Stamps to try to show a relationship between loss of smell and the detection of early-stage Alzheimer’s.
It’s easy to assume exercise and natural supplements are always beneficial for people with thyroid conditions – but even exercise can be dangerous if thyroid conditions are not properly diagnosed and controlled first.
Not all of Grandma’s old-time remedies stand up to close scientific scrutiny. In fact, some are downright silly. Let’s have a look at Grandma’s medicine chest and see what works and what doesn’t.
Urine may have a variety of colors. It usually ranges from a deep amber or honey to a light straw color, with many golden variations in between. The color of urine can tell you a lot about your body. Here’s a chart of urine colors and what they indicate.
Many people who have normal blood pressure at home may see an increase at the doctor’s office, a phenomenon known as “white coat syndrome.” Now, research is showing that this condition may not be as harmless as once believed.
Today’s plastic surgeons do amazing work. But normal reconstructions are impossible when damage is extensive. Astonishing advances in reconstructive transplantation offer hope. These lengthy, intricate procedures use healthy tissues from deceased donors.
This Health Hub Knockout pits olive oil against coconut oil to see which is better for your heart. Our HVI dietitians consider the amount of polyunsaturated fat and saturated fat each oil contains and look at the research.
Research continues to support the idea that diet can affect fertility. Men who eat a diet high in processed red meats have poorer sperm quality than men who eat more fruits, vegetables and white fish.
What seemed like a grave medical error on Halloween Eve, 1958, turned out to be a breakthrough in heart disease diagnosis.