Ginger may help fight obesity and diabetes

Ginger may help fight obesity and diabetes

In recent years, metabolic syndromes, including diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular diseases, have become a common health problem in the world. Accumulating data have suggested...
Blood test identifies key Alzheimer's marker

Blood test identifies key Alzheimer’s marker

A new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that measures of amyloid beta in the blood...
Sugar and Cancer - What You Need to Know

Sugar and cancer: What you need to know

There's a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It's been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
The effects of diabetes on your body

The effects of diabetes on your body

When you hear the word “diabetes,” your first thought is likely about high blood sugar. Blood sugar is an often-underestimated component of your health. When it’s...
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Vitamin C is effective in targeting cancer stem cells, study shows

Researchers measure the impact on cancer stem cell metabolism of 3 natural substances, 3 experimental pharmaceuticals and 1 clinical drug. Vitamin C is up to...
How alcohol drinking in pregnancy increase baby’s addiction risk

How alcohol drinking in pregnancy increase baby’s addiction risk

New research suggests the reason fetal exposure to alcohol increases the risk of drug addiction later in life may be related to endocannibinoids, cannabis-like...
16 things you should knew about breast cancer and screening

16 things you should know about breast cancer and screening

What these doctors say about breast cancer screening and treatment may surprise you. Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women who are mothers, daughters, sisters,...
Men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women

Men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women

Men develop a type of irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, about a decade earlier than women on average, and being overweight is a...
Healthy lifestyle can reduce heart attack, stroke risk after gestational diabetes

Healthy lifestyle can reduce heart attack, stroke risk after gestational diabetes

Women who have had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce or even eliminate their risk for cardiovascular disease by following a healthy lifestyle...
What’s making you sick: an in-depth look at food-borne illnesses

What’s making you sick: an in-depth look at food-borne illnesses

Parties and gatherings are typically centered around food, making it important to know the do’s and don’ts of handling food. Bernard Camins, M.D., associate professor...

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