Lundbeck Develops Drug to Reduce Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol dependence can manifest in many different ways. It may be the inability to go an evening without drinking, or being unable to enjoy oneself in a social setting without…

Dengue-Blocking Mosquitos Released in Brazil

For those that live in tropical regions,there is an everyday concern about contracting a mosquito-borne illness called dengue fever. Typical symptoms of dengue fever are non-lethal and include fever, headache,…

Canada Strengthening Food Inspection Policies

If you have ever worked in a kitchen or bar, you will have had to take a food handling course to gain certification that you are knowledgeable about food preparation…

Turmeric’s Potential for Healthcare

Turmeric is a spice which has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 4,000 years, and can be found growing in Asia and Africa. It was used traditionally and…

What’s In Your Honey? Common Brands Stripped Of Pollen

The health-conscious sweet-lovers among us are perpetually in search of healthier sources of sugar – alternatives to the white refined stuff, or artificial “diet” options.  For many dessert enthusiasts, that…

Sleep-Aid Safety Alert: Common Prescription Doubles ER Visits

With clinical research stacking up about the serious health consequence of poor sleep patterns, we now know that the benefits of “beauty rest” are more than skin deep. In fact,…

Food Handling Certificate: An Industry Must-Have

Every year, around 4 million Canadians fall victim to food borne illness. Signs of sickness may set in right away – or take weeks to show themselves. And symptoms range…

FDA Warns Against Fake Ebola Drugs, Outbreak Hysteria

The ongoing devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa has elicited both heartbreak and a growing anxiety across the globe. The recent infection of two American health workers raised concerns over…

Cure to Ebola Disease Rooted In Tobacco Plants

West Africa’s latest Ebola outbreak has sickened 1,711 people and killed 932. Although several pharmaceutical solutions are in the works, none have yet made it through stringent quality assurance and…

New Study Shows Sugar Slows Down Our Brains

Many people reach for a can of soda when they’re feeling groggy and need an energy boost. We think all that sugar and fizz will somehow wake us up, and…