- The current model to explain addiction suggests that addiction begins with the basic pleasure and reward circuits in the brain, which involve the chemical dopamine. These reward centers are designed to activate during pleasurable acts such as eating. Whenever ingesting a substance causes these reward circuits to activate,
- (NaturalNews) Researchers publishing the results of a study in the prestigious American Heart Association journal Circulation have found that men who drank a 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage a day had a 20 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to men who didn’t drink any sugar-sweetened drinks.
- When your baby is in pain — be it from things like a circumcision, vaccine or incoming tooth — parents can take steps to soothe, comfort and ease the pain as much as possible.
The University of Michigan Health System offers these suggestions:
Cuddle your baby,
- FRIDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) — Inflammation caused by chronic heartburn may increase the risk of esophageal cancer, a new study finds.
The condition — formally known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) — occurs when a muscle at the end of the esophagus doesn’t close properly,
- 1 Our immune system may be like those small bands of Japanese “holdout” soldiers after World War II. Not knowing that the war was over, they hid for years, launching guerrilla attacks on peaceful
2 With our living environment well scrubbed of germs,