Articles by Dana Nicholas

4 Proven Health Benefits of Krill Oil

Krill oil is a great source of the same omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, but the perks don't end there. Here are 4 proven health benefits of krill oil.

The FDA Approved a Drug for a Disease That No Longer Exists – But Here’s Why

It sounds like a fishy Big Pharma scheme, but the FDA actually had a pretty good reason to approve this one.

How Good Deeds Lead to Great Blood Pressure

Sometimes a good deed makes for the best medicine, find out how altruism promotes positive health benefits.

Here’s How Olive Oil Can Help Keep Heart Attack and Stroke at Bay

Chances are you've never heard of ApoA-IV, but behind the scenes this plasma protein is hard at work helping curb heart attack and stroke risk - and certain foods can boost your levels of it.

Want to Protect Your Vision? An Orange a Day May Do The Trick

Researchers found that people who eat oranges regularly have a dramatically lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.

Can a New Checklist Help Identify Cognitive Decline?

Eighteen subject matter experts participated in development of the Mild Behavioral Impairment Checklist (MBI-C), a 34-item instrument, which can easily be completed by a patient, close informant, or clinician.

Researchers Breakdown When You Go From Hungry to “Hangry”

It turns out that hunger alone isn’t the driving force when it comes to the distinction between hunger and hanger.

Here’s More Proof That Exercise is Medicine – Even for Your Gut

A new study shows that, in addition to boosting year heart health and keeping you slim, exercise may also improve the ratio of beneficial bacteria in your gut microbiome.

Feel Younger Than Your Years? Good News for Your Brain

Research shows that subjective age — not how old we are, but how old we feel — is an important predictor of health during our later years.

Is BPA a Risk Factor For IBD?

Groundbreaking new research suggests BPA may be a leading factor in irritable bowel disease.