RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

June 14, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.There is a very low risk of further international spread of the Zika virus as a result of the Olympic Games in Brazil, the World Health Organization has declared. They cautioned travelers however, to be aware of the virus and take steps to protect themselves.Breast-feeding premature babies appears to increase the likelihood that those infants will have healthier hearts in young adulthood, new research suggests. Premature babies can often go on to develop long-term heart abnormalities.And... is coconut oil the wonder remedy some would have you believe? Not exactly, say experts. While it can have some health benefits, it appears much has been exaggerated about it's supposed miraculous properties. Much of the myth seems to have arisen out of folklore, rather than actual concrete scientific evidence. A much better and healthier alternative is olive oil which does have proven health benefits.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with top experts at RadioMD do

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