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What to know about hair growth
Posted on Wednesday October 23, 2019

The rate of a person’s hair growth depends on several factors, from genetics to what they eat. Find out more about the process of hair growth and what may affect its speed here.

Prostate cancer: Investigating the impact of diet
Posted on Wednesday October 23, 2019

What foods, if any, protect against prostate cancer? And which foods increase the risk? A new review attempts to answer these questions.

E. coli infections linked to poor hygiene, not contaminated food
Posted on Wednesday October 23, 2019

Researchers warn that people who become infected with drug-resistant Escherichia coli most likely do so due to poor hygiene practices, not mishandled food.

What happens when a person takes too much zinc?
Posted on Wednesday October 23, 2019

Too much zinc can be harmful and may result in symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of zinc toxicity here.

The best vitamins and supplements for energy
Posted on Wednesday October 23, 2019

Although a healthful diet and regular exercise can reduce fatigue, some vitamins and supplements can also boost energy. Learn which ones may have benefits here.

Teeth: Names, types, and functions
Posted on Wednesday October 23, 2019

The types of teeth are incisors, canines, premolars, and molars. The last of the molars to erupt are the wisdom teeth. Learn more about the types of teeth in this article.

Potato puree is a promising race fuel for athletes
Posted on Tuesday October 22, 2019

In a trial involving trained cyclists, potato puree and carbohydrate gel showed equal ability to sustain blood glucose and racing performance.

What to know about a fish bone in the throat
Posted on Monday October 21, 2019

Getting a fish bone stuck in the throat is not usually a serious issue, but it can cause some complications. Learn about the risks, the symptoms, and some tips on how to remove a fish bone stuck in the throat here.

Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?
Posted on Monday October 21, 2019

A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, contains some red wine and poultry, and is low in red meat may keep the gut microbiota healthy.

Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue
Posted on Monday October 21, 2019

Swapping sugar and saturated fat for vegetables and smoothies can diminish the impact of sleep deprivation, according to new findings.