Category: Health
FDA Lifts Import Ban To Allow GMO Salmon For Sale in the US

FDA Lifts Import Ban To Allow GMO Salmon For Sale in the US

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At the end of last week, US regulators announced the lifting of the existing ban on importing genetically engineered salmon. This decision—to allow for the import of GE ...

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Moderate Muscle Strength Can Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Moderate Muscle Strength Can Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Type 2 diabetes continues its rise as one of the most prolific health risks of modernity, but that also means we continue to learn more about it.  And this week we ...

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Men Should Aim for 40 Pushups to Boost Heart Health

Men Should Aim for 40 Pushups to Boost Heart Health

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As far as exercise is concerned, most people would probably wish there was another way to get into better health. Even if you enjoy exercise, it is not always something you ...

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FDA Issues Recall of Gripe Water Herbal Supplement Over Potential Choking Hazard

FDA Issues Recall of Gripe Water Herbal Supplement Over Potential Choking Hazard

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Despite its name, Baby Gripe Water is an herbal supplement used by people of all ages.  The box describes that the product relieves acute symptoms, occasional ...

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Frozen Chicken Products Recalled Over Undeclared Allergen Concerns

Frozen Chicken Products Recalled Over Undeclared Allergen Concerns

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Food recalls are somewhat commonplace, these days, but they are always a cause for concern. Of course, not all recalls are equal: sometimes there are issues with bacteria or ...

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FDA Puts Walgreens on Notice for Selling Tobacco To Minors

FDA Puts Walgreens on Notice for Selling Tobacco To Minors

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The United States Food and Drug Administration has finally issued a warning to Walgreens about its track record of selling tobacco to children. While the idea that a store ...

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Tyson Foods Recalls More Than 36,000 Pounds of Chicken Nugget Products Over Rubber Contamination Concerns

Tyson Foods Recalls More Than 36,000 Pounds of Chicken Nugget Products Over Rubber Contamination Concerns

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Another day—and only a few weeks into 2019—and we have yet another product recall: this time the recall is from Tyson Foods.  The Sedalia, MO-based poultry company ...

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Have Scientists Found the Genetic Source of Alzheimer’s Risk?

Have Scientists Found the Genetic Source of Alzheimer’s Risk?

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in the United States—affecting nearly 6 million people in the US alone (as of 2018)—but even as prevalent as it is, we ...

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FDA Warns Of Potential Health Risks Associated with Teething Necklaces and Bracelets

FDA Warns Of Potential Health Risks Associated with Teething Necklaces and Bracelets

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The US Food and Drug Administration has recently released a new safety alert that warns on the potential dangers associated with teething necklaces and bracelets. Reports of one ...

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Does Cannabis Exposure Alter The Genetic Profile of Sperm?

Does Cannabis Exposure Alter The Genetic Profile of Sperm?

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Existing research has identified that cannabis use can lower sperm count in men but a new study suggests that the drug can actually cause genetic changes in sperm cells. ...

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