New Study: Any Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ

New Study: Any Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ

Over the decades, study after study showed how much heavy alcohol drinking is bad for your health – liver disease, of course, heart and kidney disease, mental deterioration, and even cancer. Certainly, the warnings about alcohol intake and pregnancy, sometimes resulting in fetal alcohol syndrome, were obvious enough on general observation...

Qnexa – Combination Weight-Loss Drug Meet Challenges to FDA Approval

 Qnexa – Combination Weight-Loss Drug Meet Challenges to FDA Approval

Vivus Inc has released promising results for their Phase 3 clinical trial CONQUER which was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of their new investigational weight loss drug Qnexa. Despite Qnexa’s promising results, the FDA is fearful of unpredictable and dangerous side effects and has been hesitant to approve many weight loss products, including Qnexa...

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

Getting enough deep sleep helps the brain clear out waste products that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease. New animal research reveals that one particular sleeping position may also help flush harmful substances out of the brain.

Lying on the side is the most common sleep position for humans. Interestingly, it’s also the most common sleep position for animals in the wild. Fascinating new research from Stony Brook University may explain why: A side-sleeping position seems to improve waste clearance from the brain, which could prevent Alzheimer’s disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

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