A by-product of cholesterol can fuel the deadly growth and spread of breast cancer, according to a group of scientists. It raises the prospect that taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins could prevent cancer.
Beer, of course, but how? When you drink beer, your liver has to go into overdrive to detoxify the alcohol. Now add a few packets of crisps to the equation, maybe some peanuts and those calories are there to stay.
There is a true biological effect. The kinds of things that happen when you meditate do have effects throughout the body, not just in the brain.
Experts believe that some people would do better with a derivative of marijuana that offers therapeutic action without the mind-altering baggage. A more precise dose, free of unwanted contaminants, would be safer, and its effects would be reproducible.
Ever since McDonald's unveiled their chicken nuggets in the mid-1980s, the tasty little morsels have been popular -- both when eating out and at home. Cheap, easy-to-prepare, and popular with children, nuggets seem almost perfect for harried parents. There's only one problem: Nobody really knows what's inside them.