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Probiotics: Could they hold the key to more than a gut feeling?'

Probiotics: Could they hold the key to more than a gut feeling?

  Research suggests that microbiota in our gut could have the power to influence more than just our physical health….   Friendly bacteria Anyone who has seen a yogurt ad…

Sandal Weather is Here. Time for a 10,000 Steps Campaign!'

Sandal Weather is Here. Time for a 10,000 Steps Campaign!

Healthscopenews.com   The U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, says Americans are not active enough. “Engaging in regular physical activity is one of the most important things that people of all…

Bariatrics Part 1-2

Bariatric surgery: An interview with Dr. Rami Lutfi

Bariatrics part one: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 28. Bariatrics part two: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 29. Surgery and morbid obesity. Dr. Cynthia Jaffe interviews Dr. Rami Lutfi, a Bariatric surgeon from…

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.'

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.

Who should you call for help when Batman is busy? A superhero with good genes. Scientists are now studying people who have “super powers” that mean they stay healthy despite…

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter'

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter

 What are people doing? Listening to loud noise without ear plugs. Why do they do that? Loud and low- frequency sound, such as a base sound from a boom-box, stimulates the sacculus,…

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free'

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free

Egg-citing news* Walmart just announced it is joining other restaurants, food makers, and egg-suppliers to sell 100% cage-free eggs by 2015. What that means Walmart’s egg supplier will now be…

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Sleep as a competitive edge

The majority of us need around 7-9 hours of restorative sleep with a smaller percent of us needing less to feel fully rested. That’s the foregone conclusion of the overwhelming…

A year in review: Top ten blog posts from 2015'

A year in review: Top ten blog posts from 2015

2015 has been an exciting year for HealthScopeNews.com. We officially launched the first blog post on February 3, 2015, to discuss how media multi-tasking might be killing your gray matter.…