Category: Health


This is what would happen if everyone in US went vegan, study says

It’s no secret veganism has some major health perks. It could also offer benefits for the environment. So, what would happen if everyone immediately went vegan? >> Read more trending news A few researchers did some digging to find out.  Scientists from Virginia Tech recently conducted an experiment, which was published in Proceedings of the National […]

Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes

There is significant money at stake. Under a law passed by Congress in 2016, the Trump administration is sending $1 billion to states to deal with the epidemic over the next two years, with directions to prioritize so-called medication assisted treatment. Mr. Trump’s opioid commission recently implored Congress to swiftly appropriate more money. Suboxone, made […]

This is what would happen if everyone in the US went vegan

It’s no secret veganism has some major health perks. It could also offer benefits for the environment. So, what would happen if everyone immediately went vegan? A few researchers did some digging to find out.  Scientists from Virginia Tech recently conducted an experiment, which was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, to […]

Uptick In Teen Depression Might Be Linked To More Hours Online : Shots

The study drew on survey data from half a million U.S. teenagers from 2010 to 2015. martin-dm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption martin-dm/Getty Images The study drew on survey data from half a million U.S. teenagers from 2010 to 2015. martin-dm/Getty Images A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Psychological Science finds that increased […]

A Breathtaking New GIF Shows CRISPR Chewing Up DNA

A still from the GIF that shows CRISPR in action. Credit: Twitter CRISPR is the set of molecular scissors that’s changing the world. It’s an enzyme that cuts DNA, and scientists figured out in 2012 that they could deploy it for cheap, effective gene editing: Just tag the CRISPR molecule with a bit of […]

Bill Gates Is Giving $50 Million To Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

Bill Gates just put up $50 million of his own money to battle a looming economic and medical crisis: Alzheimer’s disease. Because people around the world are living longer, Gates says, many more people will inevitably fall victim neurodegenerative diseases, and the time to act is now. Alzheimer’s represents a huge threat because there’s no […]

Rich Piana snorted pre-workout powder like cocaine before death

Prior to his death, bodybuilder Rich Piana reportedly used pre-workout powder like a drug. Piana would snort lines of workout supplements as if it were cocaine, according to a death report obtained by TMZ Sports, with investigators finding white powder at Piana’s apartment where he suffered a medical emergency in August. Authorities […]