Does Your Birth Month Really Affect Your Health?

We’ve debunked a lot of pseudoscience before, but could your birth month actually affect you? Read More: Birth Month Affects Lifetime Disease Risk: A Phenome-Wide Method “An individual’s birth month has a significant impact on the diseases they develop during their lifetime.” Babies Born In Pollen And Mold Seasons Have Greater Odds Of Developing Asthma …

5 Unique Uses for Urine

Turns out our pee is chock full of cool stuff. We’re talkin’ information about our health, and even little bits of rocket fuel! Trace has the details. Read More: Weird Microbe Turns Pee into Rocket Fuel “Scientists on Sunday said they had gained insights into a remarkable bacterium that lives without oxygen and transforms ammonium, …

Do Video Games Really Count As Exercise?

Can walking around catching Pokémon really be considered exercise? What about different consoles? Can you plug one in and skip the gym? How Exercise Improves Your Memory – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Gotta catch’em all! Pokémon GO and physical activity among young adults: difference in differences study “Games that …

Unpopular People May Die Sooner, Here’s Why

Is there scientific proof that social standing affects your health and helps you live longer? How would it do this? How Poverty Changes Your Brain – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Social Status Alters Immune Response In Monkeys “In a new study, a team of researchers led by Dr. Luis …

Is Yoga Really That Good For You?

Americans have become obsessed with yoga recently. What’s the hype all about, and is it actually good for you? Read More: New Study Finds More Than 20 Million Yogis in U.S. “The latest Yoga in America study shows that 20.4 million Americans practice yoga, compared to 15.8 million from the previous 2008 study, an increase …

Why Sitting Too Much Can Kill You!

Many of us work hard to take care of our bodies by eating healthy and exercising, but new research says that it might not be enough! Laci reports on a new study that says that the amount of time we spend sitting is killing us! Read More: New Sitting Risk: Disability After 60 “If you’re …

Vaccines Do NOT Cause Autism! What Does?

Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory! Even if you don’t believe one, it can still be interesting to learn about. However, sometimes it can lead to some harmful misinformation. Join Trace as he talks about conspiracy theories in the medical world and why they can be harmful for adults and children. Read More: Medical Conspiracy …

Is It Dangerous To Hold In Your Farts?

When in public, people tend to hold in their farts so they don’t make the people around them uncomfortable. Is this dangerous? Tara explains what can happen if you hold them in for too long. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Tara on Twitter: Read More: Gas Attack! Can Holding In Farts Be Bad For You? …

Big Butts Are Good For Your Health!

DNews Audience Survey Don’t lie– Do you like big butts? Well that’s ok, because new research shows that for women, a big behind can actually be beneficial to health! Anthony and Laci join up to explain the science behind this finding. Read More: Being pear shaped protects against heart disease “If you’re prone to worrying …