Marijuana Could be a Viable Treatment for Migraines for Many

A new study is the first of its kind to back many migraine sufferers’ claims that marijuana both prevents and treats these agonizing headaches.


Could Boosting the Immune System Halt Autism and Schizophrenia?

Researchers say a molecule found in the brain associated with immunity has been found to play a large role in social interaction, giving us insight into autism.


Rates of this Preventable Disease Quadrupled in 35 Years

The rate of diabetes worldwide quadrupled between 1980 and 2014, and the WHO says things will get worse if we do not tackle the issues at hand.


This Blood Test can Detect Stroke in 10 Minutes

A new test developed by Cornell University researchers may help diagnose stroke within 10 minutes…as long as people know the symptoms.


Could “Advanced Probiotics” Soon Treat Parkinson’s Disease?

A study has uncovered a link between gut bacteria and the onset of Parkinson’s disease, and could lead to a new way of treating one of the world’s most debilitating diseases.


Scientists Fearful of ‘Ecological Risks’ Sparked by GMO Microalgae

Scientists have created genetically engineered microalgae that have the potential to spread and to cause health and environmental problems.


Food Industry Study Slams Recommended Sugar Intake Limits

A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.


Resveratrol may Benefit Your Arteries, Especially if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in foods like grapes and blueberries, was shown in a new study to reduce aortic stiffening in people with diabetes.


100% Fruit Juice: A Healthy Drink for Kids, or Liquid Candy?

Everyone loves a cold, refreshing glass of fruit juice. But does it cause weight gain in children? Here is what one study has to say.


GPS Devices “Shut Off” Important Parts of the Brain

A brain scan study shows that using GPS devices apparently “shuts off” the planning and navigational activity of the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.


Parents: MiraLAX Causes “Neuropsychiatric Problems” in Children

After 1000s of parents said that MiraLAX laxative caused their children “neuropsychiatric issues,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia studied the matter.


Vending Machine Device Could Spark Healthier Food Choices

When a Rush University assistant professor rigged vending machines to make people wait 25 seconds for unhealthy snacks, more people chose healthier foods.


Study: Patients Are Choosing Cannabis over Opioids

A Canadian study shows that many patients with gastrointestinal problems, mental health issues, and/or chronic pain choose cannabis over prescription drugs.


Survey Finds Americans are Stressed About the Future of the Country

Americans’ stress levels have increased measurably for the first time in a decade, and the future of the country is one of the biggest stressors.


Federal Lawsuit Alleges Prevagen Memory Pill Doesn’t Work

A federal lawsuit accuses the maker of the Prevagen memory supplement of making false and unsubstantiated claims about the efficacy of the pills.


States with Legal Medical Marijuana Have FEWER Traffic Deaths

Marijuana opponents warned that legalizing medical marijuana would lead to an increase in traffic-related fatalities. For the most part, they’ve been wrong.


If You’re a Heavy Drinker, This Study Might Make You Cut Back

A meta-analysis of numerous studies suggests that drinking alcohol may actually cause seven types of cancer. Maybe we should all cut down a little.