Diet foods can make you fat too

Diet foods can make you fat too

High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well, according...
Stem cells help researchers identify neuronal defects causing Angelman syndrome

Stem cells help researchers identify neuronal defects causing Angelman syndrome

Researchers at UConn Health used stem cells derived from patients with Angelman syndrome to identify the underlying cellular defects that cause the rare neurogenetic...
One third of seafood sold in six DC eateries mislabeled

One third of seafood sold in six DC eateries mislabeled

Scientists at the George Washington University used a powerful genetic technique to test seafood dinners sold in six District restaurants and found 33 percent...
What do electrolytes actually do

What do electrolytes actually do?

Sports drink commercials love talking about them, but what are electrolytes, why do we need them, and what happens if we don't have enough? Electrolytes...
Changing meal schedule can help you shed body fat

Changing meal schedule can help you shed body fat

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers find that changing a person's eating schedule can help them lose weight and burn fat. The first human test...
With gut bacteria, this nutrient in eggs and meat increases blood clotting

With gut bacteria, this nutrient in eggs and meat increases blood clotting

Gut bacteria can produce a clot-enhancing compound when people eat a nutrient found in a variety of foods including meat, eggs and milk, according...
Bad feelings can motivate cancer patients

Bad feelings can motivate cancer patients

Feeling down is a common side effect of being diagnosed with cancer. Anxiety, guilt, and distress often come hand-in-hand with diagnosis and treatment. But a recent...
Most new to Medicaid have no other option if Affordable Care Act repealed

Most new to Medicaid have no other option if Affordable Care Act repealed

Almost everyone covered through Ohio's Medicaid expansion would have no other viable insurance option should the Affordable Care Act be repealed, a new study...
When love hurts, a placebo can help

When love hurts, a placebo can help

Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup? Just believing you're doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence brain regions associated with emotional...
Want a ‘younger’ brain? Add beets to your menu

Want a ‘younger’ brain? Add beets to your menu

It might be as simple as this: Eat beets, exercise and watch the health of your brain improve! New research by scientists at Wake Forest...

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