Monthly Archive: October 2018

Study links cottonseed oil with lower cholesterol

Study links cottonseed oil with lower cholesterol

Researchers at the University of Georgia have found that a high-fat diet enriched with cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol profiles in young adult men. The researchers conducted a five-day outpatient feeding trial of 15...

Lots of added sugar in some hard ciders

Lots of added sugar in some hard ciders

Autumn is the season for falling leaves, pumpkin-spice-flavored everything and apple cider. Yet new research indicates that, in addition to alcohol, some hard ciders may contain a hefty dose of added sugar, which may...

Tall individuals are more prone to cancer

Tall individuals are more prone to cancer

For most cancers, risk increases dramatically with age.  But what about the effect of having more cells in the body? Might taller people be more prone to cancer because they have more cells? Yes,...

Rich people don't live that much longer than the poor

IMAGE: Life expectancy of 40-year-old male. Previous research methods demonstrated that a 40-year-old man with a high annual income can expect to live six years longer than a same-age low-income man… view more  Credit: University...