Master Doctor Search:
Sunflower seeds contaminated by toxic molds pose increased health risks
5 days ago - By News Medical
Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide.
Read more ...
Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver carcinogen
5 days ago - By ScienceDaily
Sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide, researchers have found.
Read more ...
The headlines of Master Doctor
More evidence for how Parkinson's starts in the gut
More evidence has emerged that Parkinson's disease may start in the gut. Patients who had part of a digestive tract nerve removed had a lesser risk of developing the disease...
Easy Skin Care Tips for Seniors
It's a fact of life: Over the years, skin evolves and changes. And taking care of your skin shouldn't be a priority just to keep it looking nice - it's also necessary to...
Energy drinks more dangerous than other caffeine options
The impact on the heart was significantly greater than drinking the same volume of a drink with the equivalent caffeine content, researchers from the US Air Force Medical...
New House Health Repeal Bill Is Already Losing The Senate
WASHINGTON ― While House Republicans have reanimated their push to repeal the Affordable Care Act by crafting a plan to appease conservatives, Senate moderates on Wednesday...
Serena Williams Pregnancy Announcement
Serena Williams Pregnancy Announcement Leonard Zhukovsky/Shutterstock
New Genetic Variants Associated With Extreme Old Age Identified
Researchers have identified new genetic variants associated with reduced risks for cardiovascular and Alzheimer's disease.
Sleeping pills double the risk of a broken hip in 14 days
Taking benzodiazepines and so-called 'z-drugs' increases the risk of a fracture by 53 per cent after 15 to 30 days, according to researchers at Cardiff University and King's...
Do ‘Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
Investigators in Finland found that morning people tend to eat better and earlier in the day than late-to-bed types. The result: a higher risk of obesity for the night owls...
New technology aims to improve ease, accuracy of toric IOL surgery planning
A forthcoming innovation for a proprietary cataract/refractive surgical suite will make toric IOL selection simpler, more robust, and also enable surgeons to provide patients...