Articles by Dana Nicholas

An Overlooked Cause of Vitamin D Deficiency

You may be getting plenty of vitamin D from the sun and supplements. But is your body actually absorbing it? A new review suggests there's a 50% chance you aren’t.

Diabetes Can Double Your Risk of Developing Cataracts

A new study has revealed a link between diabetes and the development of cataracts; if you are diabetic, you are twice more likely to develop cataracts.

Can Crash Dieting Harm Your Heart?

A new study presented at the 2018 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance meeting held in Barcelona this year warns that crash dieting could result in deterioration of heart function.

Acupuncture Outperforms Drugs for Digestive Relief

Acupuncture has been found to be an effective treatment for gastrointestinal issues, including digestive concerns such as GERD, gastritis and functional dyspepsia. 

Vitamin D May Help Reverse Heart Damage (Yes, Reverse!)

New research has found that upping your vitamin D3 intake may help heal, or even prevent, cardiovascular damage.

The Top 10 Sources of Sodium in the U.S. Will Shock You

The majority of the sodium Americans eat comes from these 10 foods — not from the salt shaker.

Mediterranean Diet Increases IVF Success Rate

The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet seem ever-growing. And now, researchers may have even linked it to successful IVF pregnancies.

New Study Sheds Light On Exactly Why Sleep is Good for Your Memory

Researchers from the University of York offer new insights on how a good night's sleep can help make the most of your memories.

Yes, Stress Can Make You Sick. Here’s How

A major consequence that results when stress goes unreleased is that it suppresses your immune system, which can ultimately result in some form of illness.

“Sleeping” Bacteria May Be Responsible for Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotics are so commonly used to treat infections that it’s hard to imagine that someday they may not work for you. But as the threat of antibiotic resistance grows, this could become a very real possibility.