On this week’s “health headlines” podcast I discuss a provocative case-control study that suggests that the more dental x-rays people get (especially when under 10 years old), there is a higher risk of a common brain cancer… Read the rest
I’ve seen a lot of strange headlines for health articles, but last week I saw two that really stood out for sloppy journalism on top of shoddy research. The first was the Xinhua headline “Popcorn Healthier Than Fruit, Vegetables… Read the rest
A couple years ago I wrote a post discussing data showing how some red meats are bad for your heart; now a major new study again confirms this concept. This huge study from the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed data from 2 studies which followed… Read the rest
Obesity is a major health crisis all over the world now, and it’s clear both to patients and to doctors that losing weight — and keeping it off — is incredibly difficult. Unfortunately there’s growing evidence why… Read the rest
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Coffee addicts should rejoice at today’s… Read the rest