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Scientists identify genes that lead to gray hair, unibrows

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 4:41 PM iStockPhoto Scientists have finally identified the source to gray hair. A new study of the genomes of more than 6,000 Latin Americans helped scientists identify, for the first time, the ...

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Social media obsessions costing people much-needed sleep

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 25, 2016, 11:21 AM Monkey Business Images/istock Sleeping with your phone in easy reach is a sure-fire way to disturb your much-needed rest. Turn it all off to go to sleep. Studies proved that ...

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New Yorkers, country’s most wrinkled, seek plastic surgery

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 25, 2016, 3:35 PM Wen Yin/AP Images A doctor injects wrinkle filler into the skin where crow’s feet form around the eyes. It’s as plain as the wrinkles on your face: New York is ...

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Cleveland surgeons perform first uterus transplant in U.S.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:09 AM AP CLEVELAND — Surgeons in Cleveland say they have performed the nation’s first uterus transplant, a new frontier that aims to give women who lack wombs a chance at pregnancy. In ...

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Being fat makes you forgetful: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, February 26, 2016, 11:41 AM New York Daily News Composite/iStockPhoto That spare tire around your waist may also be weighing down your memory. Experts believe that added fat changes the structure and function of the ...

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Naturopathic doc details floral remedies to relieve trauma

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, February 26, 2016, 4:26 PM istockphoto.com While leading an herb walk through Crotona Park in the Bronx, considered one of the most dangerous parks in New York City, I discovered it was filled with the flower ...

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Man with cancer says ‘just be nice’ after plane experience

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:05 PM A terminal cancer patient whose family got escorted off a plane to applause wishes people could “just be nice,” he said Tuesday. An Allegiant flight from Bellingham, Wash., to ...

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More Americans are obese than ever, feds say

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 8:53 AM iStockPhoto Americans are fatter than ever. One in three Americans is obese — the highest rate since the Centers for Disease Control started reporting on the national waistline in 1997. ...

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Paleo diet could pack on the pounds and make you sick

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 22, 2016, 10:09 AM If you eat like a caveman, you could wind up looking like a mammoth. A new study of the trendy Paleo diet shows that the low-carb, high-fat regimen of meat, ...

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Homeopathy a ‘therapeutic dead-end’, declares new report

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, February 20, 2016, 4:51 AM Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Homeopathy has been declared a “therapeutic dead-end” after a leading scientist said it was no better than placebos. Professor Paul Glasziou, of Bond University in Queensland, Australia, ...

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