A solution for childhood obesity? Universal basic income

Sure, the extra money is helpful. But the most intriguing benefit from a universal basic income — a regular cash transfer to all individuals regardless of their employment status or income level — could be that it may help reduce childhood obesity. A new study of Alaska’s own universal basic income program, the Permanent Fund Dividend, which […]

How Helpful Would A Genetic Test For Obesity Risk Be?

Even if a genetic test could reliably predict obesity risk, would people make effective use of the information? eyecrave/Vetta/Getty Images Scientists who recently announced an experimental genetic test that can help predict obesity got immediate pushback from other researchers, who wonder whether it is really useful. The story behind this back-and-forth is, at its core, […]

NHS England to expand jobs scheme for mental health patients

Under the scheme, people will receive advice from employment specialists. Picture posed by models. Photograph: Rafal Rodzoch/Caiaimage/Getty Images Thousands more people in England with mental health problems are to receive support finding a job, it has been announced. A scheme aimed at helping patients who wish to return to work will be rolled out to […]

World Health Day 2019: Gut-healthy diet plan to lose weight and prevent illness- 10 best foods for gut health

This World Health Day on April 7, let us help you find a gut-healthy diet plan that will help you lose weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and improve overall health. World Health Day 2019: Gut-healthy diet plan to lose weight and prevent illness- 10 best foods for gut health  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New […]

A soft spot for stem cells helps cornea healing

Comparison between collagenase-treated and burned rabbit corneas. Credit: Newcastle University New research led by scientists at Newcastle University, UK reveals a potential revolutionary way to treat eye injuries and prevent blindness—by softening the tissue hosting the stem cells which then helps repair wounds, inside the body. The team discovered that the simple application of a […]

The 7 Best Body Oils For Dry Skin

One of my favorite ways to moisturize my skin is with a body oil. There’s something inherently more luxurious about them — and while choosing between a lotion and oil is mainly a matter of personal preference, there is a belief that that body oils are the better choice for dry skin, since lotions typically […]