Tag Archives: Research

Headaches After Exercise? It’s Linked to Your Intensity, New Research Suggests – runnersworld.com

According to a new study, high-intensity exercise can increase the levels of a compound called calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)—which is associated with headache and migraine pain. If you’re prone to headaches and migraines, it may be your best bet to dial back the intensity of your runs, since low-to-moderate exercise doesn’t seem to be as… Read More »

Challenges of human nutrition research – Science Magazine

In 1945, a domiciled feeding study carried out at the University of Minnesota involved participants being fed a semistarvation diet. PHOTO: WALLACE KIRKLAND/THE LIFE PICTURE COLLECTION VIA GETTY IMAGES Nutrition is fundamentally important for human health (1), but there is widespread public confusion about what constitutes a healthy diet. Flip-flopping headlines report conflicting information about… Read More »

Research Roundup: Ethnic Disparities, Heart Health, Postpartum Care And More

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Commonwealth Fund: How ACA Narrowed Racial Ethnic Disparities Access To Health Care The insurance coverage expansion ushered in by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly increased Americans’ ability to get the health care they need since the law’s main provisions… Read More »

New research finds drinking tea on a regular basis is linked to a longer life

Stick on the kettle.  Listen up tea lovers, as new research has shown that regular tea consumption is linked to a longer and healthier life. The study as reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that drinking tea at least three times a week can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »