A Canadian study has found that deep brain stimulation may help curb food cravings. In fact, the consumption of junk food products, such as soft drinks, cookies and cakes, could be reduced in particular.
Alcohol is a direct cause of seven forms of cancer. Tough words to swallow, but those are the conclusions of researchers from New Zealand, who say they found that no matter how much you drink, alcohol will increase your risk of cancer.
A University of British Columbia study says gay, lesbian and bisexual youth are continuing to purge, fast and take diet pills or laxatives to lose weight while the rates for such behaviour among heterosexuals are going down.
Increasing the proportion of foods rich in monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat, such as nuts and seeds and decreasing the intake of carbohydrate and saturated fat, could help to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says people shouldn't eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some batches of flour.