Author: Karen Wallace

Medical News Today: What to know about smoking and ulcerative colitis

Medical News Today: What to know about smoking and ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation in the lining of the colon and covers it in small sores. This can result in diarrhea, abdominal pain, and extreme tiredness. Smoking is never a healthful choice, but compared with people who have never smoked, people who do currently smoke may be less likely to […]

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of jackfruit?

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a healthful source of vitamin C and other essential nutrients, and research suggests that it may provide a number of health benefits. Jackfruit is a tropical tree fruit native to southwest India. It belongs to the Moraceae plant family, which also includes mulberries, figs, and breadfruit. A jackfruit […]

Medical News Today: Can scientists learn to remove bad memories?

Medical News Today: Can scientists learn to remove bad memories?

Traumatic memories can severely affect a person‘s quality of life when they become intrusive thoughts that lead to anxiety and continue to cause distress. For this reason, scientists are now looking into ways of weakening such memories and lessening their impact. Is it possible to ‘treat‘ traumatic memories? People who […]

Ousting Maduro from Venezuela without violence appears unlikely, experts say

Ousting Maduro from Venezuela without violence appears unlikely, experts say

The pressure is building on Nicolás Maduro. A host of European countries recognized Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s president on Monday, after Maduro predictably failed to meet their eight-day deadline to schedule free and fair elections. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders say all options are on the table. And recently […]

Patriots ride (Brian Flores) defense to Super Bowl LIII victory

Patriots ride (Brian Flores) defense to Super Bowl LIII victory

Even before the ball was snapped by Tom Brady on the final play, signaling the sixth New England Patriots Super Bowl championship this century, a celebration that will reverberate in South Florida was taking place on the Patriots’ sideline. Defensive lineman Trey Flowers lifted a Gatorade jug and doused linebacker […]