A new study has found a strong correlation between low vitamin D blood levels and Type 1 diabetes. Researchers examined frozen blood samples taken between 2002 and 2008 from 1,000 active-duty military personnel, who all later developed Type 1 diabetes. They matched each with a sample from a healthy person of the same age and […]
Archive for December 3rd, 2012
Basil is a staple herb in Italian pastas and soups, and it belongs to the same plant family as peppermint. There are more than sixty different varieties of basil, and its uniquely fresh taste is so versatile that it is capable of adding something to almost any meal. As it turns out, it is also […]
A short burst of moderate exercise enhances the consolidation of memories in both healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment, scientists with UC Irvine’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory have discovered.
Health officials are warning parents not to use a special device designed to help keep babies in certain positions as they sleep. The device, called a sleep positioner, has been linked to at least 13 deaths in the last 15 years, officials with two federal agencies said.