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Register Receipts Low Risk for BPA

BPA, a hormone disrupter, seems to have only a slight additional effect on people that handle cash register receipts.

Mind-Body Therapies Stimulate the Immune System

Meditation, tai chi, qigong and yoga, along with other mind-body approaches, effectively reduce inflammation and boost antiviral immunity, Tufts researchers found.

Calcium and Vitamin D May Help Prevent Dental Decay

Young women who drink soft drinks daily and have low levels of calcium and vitamin D have significantly more decayed, missing and filled teeth, an Argentinian study found.

Low Magnesium Levels Linked to Kidney Disease

People with low levels of magnesium in the blood—which can result from diarrhea, chronic stress and certain medications—run the risk of serious kidney disease.

Cell Phones and Router Microwaves Stress Plants

Parsley, celery and dill weed plants exposed to microwave radiation had thinner cell walls and smaller mitochondria.

Hip Fractures Decrease on Weekends and Holy Days

Elderly patients are more likely to fracture a hip during cold and rainy weather, but not during the Sabbath.

Calcium Supplements Raise Risk of Brain Lesions

People over 60 that take calcium supplements are more likely to have the type of brain lesions linked to hypertension.

Looking at Beautiful Art Bumps Up Brain Activity

Beautiful paintings produced more appreciation in people and more varied brain activity than photographs of similar scenes, Japanese researchers found.

Vitamin D3 Cuts Antibiotic Use by Elderly

Elderly people taking 2,000 IU a day of vitamin D3 were significantly less like to suffer infections that required antibiotics.

Tongue Diagnosis Reveals Sleep Disorders

Pale and coated tongues are correlated with human sleep dysfunctions, say Korean researchers.
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