Every week we discover inspiring, informative, and sometimes shocking health-related news. From new studies to insightful analysis, here is what you need to know this week:

  • Sublingual therapy for peanut allergies has been shown to be safe and effective. A new study of 50 children showed significant positive outcomes in reducing or eliminating sensitivity to peanuts. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Aspirin may help to protect against colon cancer. Researchers have determined the mechanism that can be triggered by aspirin in order to reduce the likelihood of colorectal cancer (bowel cancer). Cell Death and Disease
  • Manganese supplementation in mice has shown to dramatically decrease lipid levels, including cholesterol and triglycerides. Manganese, an essential mineral micronutrient, may in the future be utilized to prevent and reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD). Life Metabolism
  • Heated yoga practice reduced depression symptoms in a new clinical trial. The study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) indicates that heated yoga could be a viable treatment option for patients with depression. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Daily strawberry consumption may reduce the risk of dementia and other neurological disorders for some middle-aged people. This bolsters previous research that showed the positive neurological effects of blueberries. Nutrients