Real Science: Almost Half the Population May Be Infected with a Mysterious Virus that Makes People Stupid

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medical School have identified a mysterious virus that literally makes people stupid, and it has so far been found in about 45% of the people tested. The discovery of the “stupid” virus, normally found in algae, was revealed at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study, entitled “Chlorovirus ATCV-1 is part of Continue reading

Using Contrasting Colors to Reduce Serving Sizes and Lose Weight

Choosing the right size and color of your bowls and plates could help you eat less, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. Continue reading

Eating Greens Reduce the Risk Of Oral Cancer

Eating green leafy vegetables “significantly lowers the risk” of oral cancer among women who smoke, a recent study has revealed.

The research showed for every one serving of green leafy vegetables, the risk of oral cancer for current women smokers is reduced compared to those who have given up or never smoked.

Whilst larger studies are required to examine for a moderate reduction in risk, Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter,  Continue reading