The research is in: Black cumin seed oil can reverse life-threatening diseases

Inflammation has been linked to a slew of life-threatening diseases and other conditions ranging from cancer and heart disease to arthritis. Keeping inflammation at bay is an im

Here are the healthiest fruits you can eat that are low in sugar

Fruits are, hands down, some of the best sources of vital nutrients on the planet. Some are even classified as superfoods because of their downright impressive nutritional profi

How to stop bleeding almost instantly

Profuse bleeding from various causes — such as gashes, cuts, and surgical wounds — are an awful sight. The use of different clotting agents such as hemostats, chitos

Have you tried these holistic treatments that naturally lower cholesterol levels?

There are alternative ways to lower the cholesterol levels in your body without the need for pharmaceutical drugs. An article in Homeopathic recommended several holistic approac

10 tried-and-tested ways to remedy plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a disorder that affects your plantar fascia, or the ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot. The condition causes pain in your heel. If y

Maqui berry is an underreported superfood – it shows scientific promise for lowering your blood sugar levels

Maqui berries (Aristotelia chilensis) are considered to be one of the lesser-known superfoods. However, these dark berries come with potent antioxidant and anti-diabetes propert

You can lessen the severity of rheumatoid arthritis with reflexology

Reflexology is a godsend for people who are debilitated by pain caused by arthritis and other similar ailments. An article in Modern Reflexology explained how one particular bra

See the list: 11 of the most effective natural painkillers

It shouldn’t be surprising that nature also provides natural pain relievers: It has already given us many powerful medicinal plants that can treat anything from a fever, w

The hippocampus is crucial for forming non-hippocampal long-term memory during sleep

A longstanding division exists between hippocampus-dependent and non-hippocampus dependent memory since only the latter can be acquired and retrieved in the

Study finds a relationship between cold weather and drinking alcohol

Now that our days are getting colder and shorter, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh gives us reason to think about the odd relationship between alcoh

What’s driving high pregnancy rates in Kenyan schools

During Kenya’s national schools exams, an alarming number of girls were reported to be pregnant or in labour, and so couldn’t take the exam. In j

Survey of school nurses reveals lack of bathroom policies and bladder health education

In an online survey developed by the Society for Women’s Health Research, a majority of school nurses reported that the pre-K-12 schools they work for do not have written pol

Is alcohol bad for you? It depends on the drink and how you drink it

Recent headlines claim that a glass of wine or a pint of beer a day shortens your life. It’s enough to dampen any thoughts of a celebratory drink or tw

Six common gym mistakes to avoid

(HealthDay)—Once you’ve taken all the right steps to find a gym suited to your needs, avoiding some common mistakes will ensure maximum results for the

Lifestyle diseases could scupper Africa’s rising life expectancy

People in sub-Saharan Africa are now living longer than ever before. A child born in the region today is expected to live up to 64 years on average. This is

Health surrogates for older adults often don’t know their care preferences

When it comes to making health decisions for an older adult, what health surrogates don’t know can be harmful, according to new research. While 75% of surrogates feel extreme

Proposed changes on Medicare drugs create winners and losers

The Trump administration on Monday proposed changes to Medicare’s prescription drug benefit that would affect people’s costs over the next few years, and create winners

The five types of problem drinking are more common at different ages

Alcohol abuse is more complicated than simply drinking too much. There may be five separate types of problem drinkers, according to Penn State researchers, and e