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Undeclared Soy in Some Salads, Wraps at Whole Foods Markets

Certain salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold at two Whole Foods Markets 365 in Texas and at Whole Foods Markets in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas have been recalled because they contain undeclared soy, which could put people who are allergic to soy at risk for serious or life-threatening allergic reactions. Latest Allergies News Mayonnaise […]

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25% of those who meditate report negative experiences

25% of those who meditate report negative experiences

Meditation is supposed to help relax the body and mind, but recent research has discovered that more than 25% of people who meditate on a regular basis have experienced an unpleasant psychological event as a result. A recent study probes the dark side of meditation. The research, which features in PLOS ONE, revealed that more […]

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Could a broccoli sprout extract help treat schizophrenia?

Could a broccoli sprout extract help treat schizophrenia?

The current schizophrenia treatments rely on antipsychotic drugs that come with unwanted side effects. However, new research has found that a chemical called sulforaphane could reduce and even prevent symptoms of the condition. Broccoli sprouts contain a chemical that may alleviate schizophrenia. Many people with schizophrenia experience hallucinations and delusions that can significantly impact their […]

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How a parasitic fish could help us fight brain cancer and stroke

How a parasitic fish could help us fight brain cancer and stroke

Researchers turn to an ancient species of fish in a bid to find a better way of delivering therapeutic drugs into the brain to treat conditions and events ranging from cancer to stroke. Lampreys (pictured above) may help boost brain therapies.Image credit: T. Lawrence, Great Lakes Fishery Commission Lampreys are one of the oldest surviving […]

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Benefits and uses of lemongrass essential oil

Benefits and uses of lemongrass essential oil

Lemongrass essential oil comes from the lemongrass plant, which grows in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. The oil can be bright or pale yellow with a thin consistency and a lemony scent.People have used lemongrass in traditional medicine for pain relief, stomach problems, and fevers. Its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal properties may also […]

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How to tell if eggs are still good

How to tell if eggs are still good

Eggs are a healthful source of protein and other essential nutrients. Although properly stored eggs have a decent shelf life, they can eventually spoil. However, there are several simple ways in which a person can check whether an egg is still good to eat. In this article, we look at some straightforward ways to tell […]

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Causes of swollen hands

Causes of swollen hands

Swelling happens when fluid builds up inside tissues. Numerous factors can cause it, including temperature change and underlying conditions. If swollen hands are due to a medical issue, treating it should resolve the swelling. A person may notice their fingers or hands appearing larger than usual. The skin may look puffy or shiny, and a […]

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How to stop a nosebleed

How to stop a nosebleed

Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor.

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What can cause stomach pain and nausea?

What can cause stomach pain and nausea?

Stomach pain and nausea are common health complaints in both children and adults. Causes can range from overeating and anxiety to infection and gastrointestinal disorders. Stomach pain and nausea can be either acute or chronic. Acute means that symptoms are short-lived and may come on suddenly. Chronic means that the condition is persistent. In this […]