Articles by Dana Nicholas


Can Anxiety Lead to Dementia?

Today we are finding that people with a moderate or severe anxiety disorder in mid-life face a greater risk of dementia in later life.

Consumer Alert: Even Small Doses of Antibiotics Can Fuel Antibiotic Resistance

As the possibility of a post-antibiotic era continues to amplify, a new study has found that bacteria exposed to even low doses of antibiotics develop resistance over time.

Study Finds Vitamin C Slays Cancer Cells

A breakthrough study finds that vitamin C slays cancer stem cells, which are the cells that fuel fatal tumors.

Scientists Find Probiotics May Protect Against Liver Damage

New evidence presented at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting finds that what is good for your gut may be good for your liver, too.

Berry Compound May Help Fight Cancer, Study Says

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland may explain exactly how the anthocyanins in berries work to regulate cancer cells.

3 Nutrient Deficiencies That May Cause Hair Loss

Nutritional deficiencies can have a big impact on the health of your hair. And while we all like to think we're making healthy food choices, it’s not uncommon to run short on certain nutrients that support healthy and vibrant hair.

Risky Parkinson’s Drug Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

A recent report has raised concerns over the safety of a long-awaited Parkinson’s drug. In particular, the investigation reveals the drug may increase risk of death and other adverse events.

Consumer Alert: Popular Antacids Now Linked to Depression

Studies indicate PPIs may contribute to higher risk of stroke, heart attack, stomach cancer and early death. Now we have another health condition to add to the list: depression.

Spring Cleaning? Study Finds Cleaning Products as Damaging to Lungs as Smoking

A new study found women who regularly use cleaning products appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than those who do not clean.

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.