Harmful Chemicals and Plastic Matter in Food Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases in Men

Do you usually consume foods packed in plastic? Experts now suggest that potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic products, such as phthalates, may pose severe threat to human health. Researchers at the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute joined hands to investigate the presence of harmful chemicals in around 1500...

Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

A new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, shows that a particular gene may be responsible for amplifying or reducing stress, depending on its level of activity and thus, triggering the risk of depression . This particular gene is known as Slc6a15 and its link with depression has been found in both animals and humans. The study throws light on...

Vitamin D May Cure Sunburn and Inflammation: Study

Sunburn can be troublesome. Your skin is itchy, inflamed and often painful. Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that happens due to over exposure to the harsh ultra violet rays of the sun which damages the living tissues of the skin. While there is nothing you can do to reverse the damage but...

What Chocolate and Peanut Butter Can Teach You about Growing Your Small Business

Some of the best things in life come when two seemingly unrelated items come together, especially in business. Call it  partnering, co-branding or co-ops. It can be a life-saver and a smart way for both businesses to get ahead and support each other in the process. Remember those commercials for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups where...

This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

According to the World Health Organisation, antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global public health. A growing number of serious infections of such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gonorrhea are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used to treat them become less effective. Antibiotics are medicines that are used treat bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance...