Logged tropical rainforests still support biodiversity even when the heat is on

Logged tropical rainforests still support biodiversity even when the heat is on

Tropical rainforests continue to buffer wildlife from extreme temperatures even after logging, a new study has revealed. Scientists had previously assumed that cutting down trees...
NASA will test highly-flexible, lightweight wings on X-56A

NASA will test highly-flexible, lightweight wings on X-56A

The subscale X-56A is scheduled for a series of research flights in November to prove enabling technology for designing aircraft with highly flexible, lightweight...
Depression can hurt your heart as much as obesity

Depression can hurt your heart as much as obesity

According to the World Health Organization WHO, 350 million people worldwide are affected by depression. But the mental state is not all that is affected:...

How to be physical active to manage your weight

Physical activity is an important part of your weight management program. Most weight loss occurs because of decreased calorie intake. Sustained physical activity is most...
Lowering blood pressure intensively could benefit patients with chronic kidney disease

Lowering blood pressure intensively could benefit patients with chronic kidney disease

In people with chronic kidney disease, targeting a systolic blood pressure to <120 mm Hg resulted in lower risks of cardiovascular events and premature...
Diabetes drug linagliptin may protect vascular health

Diabetes drug linagliptin may protect vascular health

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are associated with vascular stiffening and the development of cardiovascular disease. Obese and diabetic premenopausal women are most at risk...
Mars has an invisible twisted tail

Mars has an invisible twisted tail

Mars has an invisible magnetic "tail" that is twisted by interaction with the solar wind, according to new research using data from NASA's MAVEN...
How 'clean eating' can damage children's health

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children's healthy habits early on. It's no surprise really: "clean eating" is the perfect...
How UV rays trigger skin cancer

How UV rays trigger skin cancer

Melanoma, a cancer of skin pigment cells called melanocytes, will strike an estimated 87,110 people in the U.S. in 2017, according to the Centers...
Eating better throughout adult years can improve your fitness in old age

Eating better throughout adult years can improve your fitness in old age

People who have a healthier diet throughout their adult lives are more likely to be stronger and fitter in older age than those who...
How obesity promotes breast cancer

How obesity promotes breast cancer

Obesity leads to the release of cytokines into the bloodstream which impact the metabolism of breast cancer cells, making them more aggressive as a...
How to deal with back and neck pain

How to deal with back and neck pain

Got back pain? You're definitely not alone. Millions of Americans suffer with back and neck pain. Luckily, there are a wide range of options to treat...

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