Are you looking for some extra protection against colds and flu? Studies show it may be as simple as stepping out in the sunshine and soaking up some healing rays.
It’s been scientifically proven that vitamin D is necessary to help your body absorb calcium to build stronger bones. But this study now reveals that people with higher levels of vitamin D had considerably fewer cases of colds and flu than the folks with lower levels of the essential vitamin.
Personality may not only dictate if you’d be a contender for Mr. or Miss Congeniality, but may also play a significant role in how the brain makes choices that affect your health.
Studies conducted during the past three decades show the effect pet ownership and companionship can have on the state of your health. Two-thirds of households in the United States own at least one pet, according to data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Recent research shows that H. pylori, an ancient bacterium linked to gastric diseases ranging from gastritis to stomach cancer actually may have some positive benefits for its human hosts.
If you have low levels of vitamin D, supplementing with the sunshine vitamin may make you less prone to respiratory tract infections and decrease reliance on antibiotics, according to a new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital.
Each year, more than 15 million American adults suffer from depression, and its effects are not to be taken lightly. But there are eight simple things you can do to fight off the depressive blues and help restore a positive outlook.
A major breakthrough shows much hope for those suffering from Alzheimer’s, a complicated and devastating disease affecting both victim and loved ones.
New research demonstrates that blood donation has real benefits for obese people with metabolic syndrome. In just two sessions of bloodletting, blood pressure improved, as did markers of cardiovascular disease.
Conventional medicine and alternative medicine most often seem to be at odds with each other. However, many people — whether due to growing skepticism, skyrocketing medical costs or desperation — are opting for alternative treatments.
Is honey the ultimate superfood? Based on the numerous health benefits, honey may provide more nutrients, vitamins and minerals than meat, eggs, milk, grains and vegetables. Plus, it contains only about 100 calories per teaspoon.