4 Tips for Choosing a Dentist

A lot of people are afraid of the dentist. Maybe you’re one of them. If your canines are aching, however, you might not have a choice about putting yourself in the dentist’s chair. The good news is that you don’t have to choose any old dentist from your neighborhood. You can compare and contrast different…

We Tried Reese Witherspoon’s Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie

From Pleasantville to Big Little Lies, Reese Witherspoon has been a fixture on our screens for over two decades. But Reese does so much more than act. This multitalented mogul has also launched her own media company Hello Sunshine, the clothing, accessories and home decor line Draper James, is an activist for global women’s rights and most recently, a best-selling…

Makeup of an individual’s gut bacteria may play role in weight loss

Gut bacteria that provide people with more energy from food may be responsible for the inability of some people to lose weight. Credit: © adrian_ilie825 / Fotolia A preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that, for some people, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose…

Tips and Tricks to Put Your Cat on a Diet

While a fat cat may spark a funny meme online, the reality is quite different. Indoor cats are more likely to be overweight or obese than outdoor cats. Cats face health issues when overweight similar to humans. Liver and heart issues, arthritis, bladder stones, diabetes and skin conditions are common ailments a cat faces when…

More evidence links weight gain to meal times

A recent small-scale study adds to the growing evidence of an association between eating later in the day and weight gain. Using unique tracking methods, the researchers add more detail to the theory. A recent study looks again at meal times and obesity. As adult obesity rates in the United States continue to rise, finding…

Osteoporosis: New tools help pinpoint potential risk genes

A combination of powerful tools has helped scientists identify two new genes that could contribute to osteoporosis through their effect on bone density. The finding could lead to better treatments for the bone-weakening disease. It may soon be possible to predict osteoporosis before it develops. The study, by researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

New PTSD blood test could aid prevention and treatment

Breakthrough research has yielded a cluster of genetic markers that could form the basis of a blood test for PTSD. A new blood test for PTSD may be in sight. Scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis suggest that their findings could lead to more accurate diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)….

Does eating mushrooms protect brain health?

Mushrooms are a much-loved ingredient in cuisines around the world. They are nutritious and especially rich in antioxidants, which protect cell health. Researchers are now asking whether mushrooms can also protect against cognitive decline. Eating mushrooms may help keep cognitive decline at bay. Mushrooms are fascinating. Although some are edible and grocery stores sell them…

3 Steps Needed to Become a Radiologist

When you doctor refers you to a radiologist to have a CT scan or MRI completed on any part of your body, you may take a look at the heavy equipment and all its lights. It is an impressive task and a worthwhile career in an industry that requires more trained professionals year after year….

Food Service Packaging – Global Market Outlook (2019-2023)

According to Research for Markets, the Global Food Service Packaging Market is valued at $63.32 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $103.51 billion by 2023 growing at a CAGR of 7.33% from 2016 to 2023. Growth in demand for ready-to-eat food, changes in consumer demand patterns towards packaging and prevalence of using convenient…