Common antioxidant in kiwi fruit can protect liver health

Common antioxidant in kiwi fruit can protect liver health

A common antioxidant found in human breast milk and foods like kiwi fruit can protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the offspring...
High levels of urate in blood associated with lower risk of Parkinson’s disease

High levels of urate in blood associated with lower risk of Parkinson’s disease

Men who have high levels of urate, also known as uric acid, in their blood may be less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according...
How to dispose of unused medicines?

How to dispose of unused medicines?

Is your medicine cabinet full of expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them? Many community-based drug “take-back” programs...
Can’t sleep? Street lights may be keeping you awake

Can’t sleep? Street lights may be keeping you awake

If your neighborhood is well-lit at night, you may not be sleeping well, according to a study released today that were presented at the...
Migraine, tension headaches and irritable bowel syndrome linked?

Migraine, tension headaches and irritable bowel syndrome linked?

Migraine and tension-type headaches may share genetic links with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a preliminary study released recently that were presented at...
Common antibiotic drugs may be linked to temporary mental confusion

Common antibiotic drugs may be linked to temporary mental confusion

Antibiotics may be linked to a serious disruption in brain function, called delirium, and other brain problems, more than previously thought, according to a...
Our easy excuse to eat badly: Someone else is serving the food

Our easy excuse to eat badly: Someone else is serving the food

We already know that eating out is a bad habit. About two-thirds of Americans dine out at least every other day. And while research has shown...
MS drug may reverse some physical disability

MS drug may reverse some physical disability

A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), alemtuzumab, was found to reverse some of the physical disability caused by the disease, according to...
Bait and switch: fish fraud runs rampant

Bait and switch: fish fraud runs rampant

Next time you go out for sushi in Los Angeles, don’t bother ordering halibut. Chances are it’s not halibut at all. A new study from...
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Couch potatoes may have smaller brains later in life

Poor physical fitness in middle age may be linked to a smaller brain size 20 years later, according to a study published in Neurology,...