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Mushrooms: A Potential Leukemia Cure?

Mushrooms: A Potential Leukemia Cure?

Leukemia is a type of blood cancer, and treatment for it can be complex. However, researchers from the University of Florida have recently uncovered a new potential treatment option. They found that a protein found in Coprinus comatus, an edible mushroom found in North America and Europe, may be able to help kill a type
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PSA Screening Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer Death According to New Review

PSA Screening Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer Death According to New Review

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer found in men after skin cancer. According to the National Health Institute statistics, 11.6 percent of men will have it at some point in their lives. As with all cancers, prevention and early detection is key. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, has been an area of controversy in
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A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

For years now, scientific research has uncovered a variety of problems caused by lack of sleep. A recent study published in Neurology has shed some light on a new potential problem. In this new study, lack of rapid eye movement or REM sleep comes with an increased risk of dementia. REM sleep is just one
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Study Shows Standing Exercises Are Better for Preserving Mobility

Study Shows Standing Exercises Are Better for Preserving Mobility

One of the biggest issues with age is becoming less mobile. To that end, there are many senior exercise programs designed to help improve or preserve mobility. These programs mostly involve exercises while sitting down. However, that might not be the best way to improve mobility. A new study published in the Journal of the
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Medication Safety Tips

Medication Safety Tips

As we get older, the odds of us taking more medications go up. Whether it be prescription, over-the-counter, or even vitamins, medications taken incorrectly and haphazardly are a great health risk. Below are some guidelines to follow when dealing with medications. Take medicine as prescribed. Following the label and directions on the bottle is key
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