• Study: Trans fats linked to poor brain health and greater risk of dementia and Alzheimer's

    One year ago - By Natural News

    Trans fatty acids are the worst type of fats. Sometimes called “FrankenFats,” they've been linked to numerous diseases, ranging from cancer to heart disease to diabetes. They're known to drive up cholesterol levels, contribute to insulin resistance and promote weight gain, among many other things. Recent studies also show that trans fats can harm your brain. In one study, which...
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  • 5 Serious Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

    5 Serious Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

    One year ago - By HealthWorks Collective

    Millions of sleepers across the country suffer from the common problem of snoring. Not only is snoring a possible sign of a more serious issue like sleep apnea, but it can disturb your partner as they try to rest. Most snoring issues can be remedied by simple measures like changing your sleeping position , but in some cases, it may mean there is a more serious problem.
    Over 20% of people snore , most of that number is made up of men over 40. That's a lot of sleepless nights for partners and possible complications from snoring. Although most snorers are not at risk, there are some potential...
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  • FDA warns of increased risk for heart-related issues, cancer linked to Xeljanz

    One year ago - By Healio

    The FDA has issued a safety alert warning patients and health providers of an increased risk for serious health-related problems and cancer linked to tofacitinib compared with TNF inhibitors among older patients.
    As part of the alert, the FDA has recommended that health care professionals consider the benefits and risks associated with tofacitinib when making treatment decisions for patients with rheumatoid arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Physicians should continue to follow the recommendations included in the drug's prescribing information.
    However, patients should
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