Cartilage From Nose Used to Repair Bum Knees

Using cells from the cartilage in patients' noses, Swiss doctors have successfully made patches to treat 10 adults whose knee cartilage was damaged by injury. Two years after the transplants, most of the patients grew new cartilage in their knees and Read more

Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?

A new analysis of existing studies provides more support for the idea that cocoa in chocolate may actually be good for you. But be cautious if you're tempted to raid the candy aisle: While it seems to be beneficial, the impact Read more

Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes

Eating a Mediterranean diet and consuming caffeine may lower your chances of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness, according to a new study. Previous research has shown that a Mediterranean diet -- high in fruits, vegetables, whole Read more

Black Americans May Have Stronger Immune Response to Infections

Researchers say that based on laboratory studies, the cells of black Americans mount a much stronger immune response to infection than those of European-Americans. That hearty response might have a downside, though. It could play a role in black Americans' higher Read more


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Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day..

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