Ancient stone carvings depict a massive comet strike 13,000 years ago that nearly made humans extinct

ANCIENT STONE CARVINGS DEPICT A MASSIVE COMET STRIKE 13,000 YEARS AGO THAT NEARLY MADE HUMANS EXTINCT

Ancient people left us a diary carved on stone pillars that talked of a cataclysmic asteroid strike 13,000 years ago that caused an...

Don't jack with nature: Electively shortening pregnancy causes higher risk of disease for the child

DON'T JACK WITH NATURE: ELECTIVELY SHORTENING PREGNANCY CAUSES HIGHER RISK OF DISEASE FOR THE CHILD

Expecting women, beware: Having your babies early can increase their risk of heart- and lung-related complications later in life. This...

 
 
 
US approves first generic competitor to Mylan's $600 EpiPen 

US APPROVES FIRST GENERIC COMPETITOR TO MYLAN'S $600 EPIPEN 

The US Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals to market its generic epinephrine auto-injector...

Bertolli Apologizes to Mamavation Community For Threatening to Sue

BERTOLLI APOLOGIZES TO MAMAVATION COMMUNITY FOR THREATENING TO SUE

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Last week, Bertolli threatened to sue Mamavation for reporting...

 
 
 
When It Comes To Online Dating, Men Peak At 50 - And Women At 18

WHEN IT COMES TO ONLINE DATING, MEN PEAK AT 50 - AND WOMEN AT 18

A new dating app study found that men peak when they're older and women when they're younger Today in news that's not at all surprising...

Meet Ari Adams! The ShiftCon CEO Setting the Table for the New Shift

MEET ARI ADAMS! THE SHIFTCON CEO SETTING THE TABLE FOR THE NEW SHIFT

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Ari Adams represents a shift in perspective. Platforms like...

 
 
 
Recent study finds that household cleaning chemicals decrease lung function over time

RECENT STUDY FINDS THAT HOUSEHOLD CLEANING CHEMICALS DECREASE LUNG FUNCTION OVER TIME

Being clean may do wonders for your health, but how you do it may leave you worse off. As has been suspected by researchers for a long...

Microbiome seen as key factor in resilience/immunity equation

MICROBIOME SEEN AS KEY FACTOR IN RESILIENCE/IMMUNITY EQUATION

The microbiome plays a key role in determining how different individuals respond to psychological and physical stress, researchers...

 
 
 
Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease

EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions...

Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul dies aged 76 after cancer battle

ARETHA FRANKLIN DEAD: QUEEN OF SOUL DIES AGED 76 AFTER CANCER BATTLE

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning Queen of Soul, died on Thursday morning at age 76. Her publicist said she died at her home in Detroit....

 
 
 
Aretha Franklin ‘Queen of Soul' Dies At 76

ARETHA FRANKLIN ‘QUEEN OF SOUL' DIES AT 76

Aretha Franklin dies after health struggles including a battle with pancreatic cancer Aretha Franklin, undisputed Queen of Soul, has...

Stand up for yourself! Sitting down for long periods increases the risk of Alzheimer's

STAND UP FOR YOURSELF! SITTING DOWN FOR LONG PERIODS INCREASES THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

Decreased blood flow can affects cognitive function and risk greater likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases. But, walking for 120...

 
 
 
Two-year-old boy battling rare cancer risks blindness as painful mass grows over his eye

TWO-YEAR-OLD BOY BATTLING RARE CANCER RISKS BLINDNESS AS PAINFUL MASS GROWS OVER HIS EYE

Muhammad Junaid, from a small village in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan, suffers from Retinoblastoma - a type of carcinoma that usually affects...

Elephants rarely suffer from cancer because their bodies have a rare 'zombie gene'

ELEPHANTS RARELY SUFFER FROM CANCER BECAUSE THEIR BODIES HAVE A RARE 'ZOMBIE GENE'

Drugs that mimic the effect of the LIF6 gene could lead to revolutionary new treatments for human cancer, according to experts from...

 
 
 
Forests Can Improve Kids' Diets: Here's How

FORESTS CAN IMPROVE KIDS' DIETS: HERE'S HOW

Children living near the forest have more diverse diets and better nutritional status. Forest conservation can promote the health of...

Pregnant women exposed to DDT are TWICE as likely to have children with autism

PREGNANT WOMEN EXPOSED TO DDT ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

When Columbia University researchers found biomarkers for the potent bug killer DDT in pregnant Finnish women's blood, they were twice...

 
 
 
Aging: Driving Force Behind Alarming Diabetes Epidemic in Guatemala

AGING: DRIVING FORCE BEHIND ALARMING DIABETES EPIDEMIC IN GUATEMALA

The diabetes epidemic in Guatemala is worse than previously thought: more than 25 percent of its indigenous people, who make up 60...

Eight and Nine-year-olds Experience Body Image Issues

EIGHT AND NINE-YEAR-OLDS EXPERIENCE BODY IMAGE ISSUES

Girls tended to be more dissatisfied with their bodies than boys, but boys with higher hormone levels also felt unhappy with their...

 
 
 
Carotenoids and omega-3s are crucial for healthy eyes, one of the most metabolically active tissues in the body

CAROTENOIDS AND OMEGA-3S ARE CRUCIAL FOR HEALTHY EYES, ONE OF THE MOST METABOLICALLY ACTIVE TISSUES IN THE BODY

Foods rich in carotenoids aren't the only things that can boost eye health, according to Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni, a federally funded...

New study suggests that inadequate sleep is costing the world billions of dollars in financial loss

NEW STUDY SUGGESTS THAT INADEQUATE SLEEP IS COSTING THE WORLD BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FINANCIAL LOSS

According to a study, sleep doesn't just affect your mental and physical health. It's possible that “insufficient sleep could also...