Month: April 2016

How cheap surgical tape can prevent running blisters

Surgical tape is affordable and easy to find, and researchers have now proven that it’s the best way to prevent running blisters. Blisters are  a common problem that runnershave to deal with, but a new study suggests that surgical tape may solve the problem. Won’t tear blisters “It’s kind of a ridiculously cheap, easy method …

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Foods that make your brain function optimally

Do certain foods affect how well neurotransmitters transmit signals between the brain and the nervous system? DietDoc takes a look. Neurotransmitters are chemical substances that are used to transmit signals between the cells or neurons of the brain and central nervous system (CNS). To work properly, our bodies need to transmit signals and messages through …

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No connection between autism and coeliac disease

Researchers are causing doubt on the practice of placing children with autism on a gluten-free diet, saying studies have not really shown that such diets work. A large, new study finds no link between the digestive disorder celiac disease and autism. One theory about autism is that it may start in the gut, because some …

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