Nanoparticles produced from tea leaves destroy 80% of lung cancer cells

Nanoparticles produced from tea leaves destroy 80% of lung cancer cells

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80% of them, new research by a joint Swansea...
How herbicide can harm pregnancy

How herbicide can harm pregnancy

The first birth cohort study of its kind has found more than 90% of a group of pregnant women in Central Indiana had detectable...
Insufficient sleep may be adding to your waistline

Insufficient sleep may be adding to your waistline

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to...
Mediterranean diet may help women

Mediterranean diet may help women’s muscle and bone after menopause

The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also appears to be good for an older woman's bones and muscles, a new study of postmenopausal women in Brazil...
Many people show signs of chronic kidney disease before diabetes

Many people show signs of chronic kidney disease before diabetes

Many patients who will later be diagnosed with diabetes show signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD) even before their diabetes diagnosis, according to a...
Short-term exercise equals big-time brain boost

Short-term exercise equals big-time brain boost

A 10-minute, one-time burst of exercise can measurably boost your brain power, at least temporarily, researchers at Western University in London, Canada, have found. While...
Heart health risk in middle

Heart health risk in middle-age may increase dementia risk later in life

A large, long-term study suggests that middle aged Americans who have vascular health risk factors, including diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking, have a...
Your skin can play a role in controlling blood pressure

Your skin can play a role in controlling blood pressure

Skin plays a surprising role in helping regulate blood pressure and heart rate, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska...
Earth-sized planets with two suns could still be habitable

Earth-sized planets with two suns could still be habitable

With two suns in its sky, the planet Tatooine, home of Luke Skywalker, hero of the "Star Wars" films, is portrayed as an immense...
Sugar and cancer: Does one feed the other?

Sugar and cancer: Does one feed the other?

What we are learning about sugar may soon have a direct impact on cancer prevention. Currently, there is no evidence that limiting the intake of...
Should exercise be what the doctor orders for depression

Should exercise be what the doctor orders for depression?

More mental health providers may want to take a closer look at including exercise in their patients' treatment plans, a new study suggests. Researchers asked...
11 foods that can help lower cholesterol

11 foods that can help lower cholesterol

It's easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true, too — changing what foods you eat can lower...

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