This Week In Health News
Every week, The S-Life Mag will make sure you’re in the know about the latest scientific studies and current events pertaining to health, wellness, nutrition and more. This is the stuff you need to know for your body, mind and soul!
- New year, new internal organs. That’s the latest out of Ireland, where researchers have concluded that the mesentery—a membrane in the belly that connects the intestine to the abdomen—should be acknowledged as its own organ, rather than several fragmented parts as previously thought. While the functions of the mesentery aren’t yet totally understood, this discovery may lead to new treatments for abdominal diseases.
MORE GOOD STUFF…
- A new study claims children whose parents are obese may suffer from a range of developmental delays, including fine motor skills, social skills and problem-solving skills.
- Genetic engineering is on the verge of getting safer and more effective, thanks to the development of a technology known as CRISPR/Cas9.
- Don’t blame your birth control pill for a lack of sex drive, according to new research that debunks a popular theory.
- Need a little motivation to keep up your dry January resolution? Try this: New research links excessive drinking and heart disease.
- If you’re a worker in France, you can now say non to late-night and weekend emails, thanks to a new employment law that gives people the right to disconnect from their jobs.
- The clinical guidelines may have been updated, but the professional advice is the same…don’t use Q-tips to clean your ears.
- Sleep Number’s new 360 Smart Bed is exactly that…an intelligent bed that adjusts based on your sleeping position, reminds you when it’s time for lights out via an app and even heats up to keep cold feet at bay. Pair with a cup of Sakara Sleep Tea and you’ll be off to dreamland in no time.