Home Authors Posts by Ronke Idowu Reeves
Ronke Idowu Reeves
A new study found that playing an instrument could have beneficial effects for prolonging cognitive processes as we age.
Research has revealed that because of higher estrogen levels, women are more susceptible to cocaine addiction during their menstrual cycle.
Analyzing biomarker signatures in the blood offers insight into a person’s risk for developing age-determined diseases and even death.
Researchers are studying the effects of high doses of vitamin C, injected intravenously, on cancer cells in patients with pancreatic and lung cancer.
Both prickly pear and brown seaweed plants have medicinal properties that could prove beneficial for treating and even preventing these degenerative brain diseases.
"Positional bias" can help to explain this evolutionary behavior seen in humans and other mammals.
Doctors in Japan got more than they expected when performing routine appendix removal surgery on a teenage girl.
Have you ever walked into a room only to immediately forget why you're there? Here's what a new study suggests about working memory.
Have you purchased frozen chicken breast tenders recently? Check to see if your product is involved in this recall.
Manipulating these cells may be the key to preserving organs and fighting the aging process.
Research shows strength training workouts decrease a woman's risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and that the timing of workouts during a woman's menstrual cycle makes a difference in efficacy.
2016 was filled with health and wellness stories that informed and inspired our readers to lead healthier, more productive lives.
A study says people who experience poverty in childhood are more apt to have psychological challenges as adults.
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds died just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher’s passing.
There are plenty of supplements that claim to improve your brain health, but there are also many natural remedies that you can find in your spice rack.
The sudden and shocking death of Carrie Fisher has put the topic of heart disease back center stage in women’s health.
When it comes to brain development, scientists say there is no final maturity — our brains are constantly changing as we age.
If you’ve ever had a teacher or boss who told you to stop scribbling on your papers, you’ve just been vindicated.
The technology of breathalyzers has progressed, from detecting the amounts of alcohol in someone’s blood, to now — diagnosing illness.
Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
A new study says social media sites like Facebook and Instagram are making people feel less confident and secure about their appearance.
Finnish researchers found that men who used a sauna four to seven times a week were 66 percent less likely to be diagnosed with dementia.
There are five types of images that can ease your mind. So get comfortable, kick back and relax.
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
Socially isolated patients in the early stages of breast cancer were at a higher risk of dying from the disease, according to a study.
Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.
A Harvard report says one colon cancer test’s nearly 95 percent success rate might be flawed.
One out of every 12 beauty products marketed to Black women in the U.S. contains highly hazardous ingredients, according to a new report.
The culture has shifted when it comes to breast augmentation surgery — now bigger is out and smaller is in.
New technology could make repairing skin from burn injuries as easy as misting cells from a gun-type device.
Researchers have figured out a way to make artificial blood, and all it takes is mixing up water and small bag of powder.
Painful biopsies, in which suspicious skin is lopped off and sent to a laboratory to detect skin cancer, may soon be a thing of the past.
There could be a reason why some people are binge drinkers, while others drink in moderation: A gene separates the two types, according to a new study.
Dr. Keerthy Sunder was inspired to pursue mindfulness medicine after being an eyewitness to his mother’s devastating health challenges.
Men who live a playboy lifestyle or engage in misogynistic behavior are more apt to have mental health issues, a new study suggests.
Believe it or not, the key to a happier mood for men could be as easy as eating a handful of walnuts. However, the same cannot be said for women.
Women who show high levels of hostility could be setting themselves up for poor heart health, research shows.
The power of will, tenacity and spirit can often overcome any physical obstacle. If you have any doubt that it does, then it’s time...
A type of skin bacteria that can cause acne might hold the key to treating several skin disorders and even cancer, according to a new study.
After a 7-year old boy lost a chunk of his skull in an accident, a surgery restored the area using an implant developed from an artificial skull.
Research shows that a new iPad game is a much better treatment for lazy eye, or amblyopia, than wearing a traditional eye patch.
Chronic jet lag disrupts the metabolic rhythms of the liver. This leads to dangerous buildups of fat and bile acids, which have been linked to cancer.
Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.
When it comes to heart attacks, living a healthy lifestyle could trump heredity for those prone to heart disease, a study shows.
Children delivered by C-section have a 40 percent greater risk to be overweight than those born vaginally.
Researchers have found a way for virtual reality technology to help U.S. veterans manage their post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Traditional fitness testing can be a costly and time-consuming process, but a new method that could save you a lot of money is now just a few clicks away.
Research reveals that people with low levels of oxytocin, sometimes due to medical conditions, perform poorly on empathy exercises.
A new study shows that the drop in estrogen levels during menopause causes memory loss in women.
A UCLA study says millions of Americans are unfairly labeled as overweight or obese due to a limited view of a person’s body mass index versus their overall health and well-being.