A new study suggests that light therapy might not just be for those affected by seasonal depression and could be used to treat major depressive disorder. The study was published on Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, and found that light therapy–either by itself or coupled with antidepressant medication–is an …Read More »
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It’s official coffee drinkers, it’s time to rejoice with confetti and a nice pot of joe, because why not? It’s good for you. There has been a long standing debate about whether coffee drinkers are helping or hurting themselves with regular coffee consumption. It turns out there’s some apparent real …Read More »
People agree that a happy romantic relationship is one that has a sexual component, but previous research hasn’t been clear about the exact link between happiness and sex. Now, a new study has been revealed suggesting that couples who have sex once a week are happiest. Researchers at the University …Read More »
During an interview with Matt Lauer on the Today Show on Tuesday, actor Charlie Sheen confirmed that he is HIV-positive–confirming multiple rumours that have been circling about the man and his less-than-private sex life. The actor adds that, since his diagnosis four years ago, he’s been blackmailed for millions of …Read More »
The Mirror has released a moving story this week about an unexpected pregnancy. Azaelia is the 22-month-old daughter of Elijah, 27, and Kayden, 29. How they came to be a family is what has people talking. Their story began when Elijah met Kayden on Twitter. The two hit it off …Read More »
A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi, Patrick Hardison, was the recipient of the world’s most extensive face transplant, says the New York University Langone Medical Center on Monday. 41-year-old Hardison was fighting a mobile home fire in Senatobia, Mississippi in 2001, when he got trapped inside and lost his face to …Read More »
Some days, a friend will show up with a cup of coffee for me and I will mutter the words, “You are a live saver.” Little did I know that coffee could literally save my life, or at least make it last longer! A new study is adding to the …Read More »
Smoking, a habit so glamorized in Hollywood movies, is on a decline in the United States and in much of the western world. Less than 20 percent of Americans smoke. Campaigns led by groups such as Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) implanted in the United States but also in …Read More »
A recent report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the number of smokers in the U.S. has finally reached a record low. This should come as no surprise due to the emphasis in recent decades on the health risks associated with smoking, as …Read More »
The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on World Diabetes Day, which took place yesterday, that diabetes is now a global epidemic killing over 5 million people every year. Such a death toll has gotten the World Health Organisation in collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation to develop a campaign on …Read More »