8 tips to avoid food poisoning this summer

In summer, people have a higher risk of food poisoning because warmer temperatures allow food-borne germs to multiply quickly. Research has shown that the risk...
Obesity mainly driven by unhealthy lifestyle

Obesity mainly driven by unhealthy lifestyle, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that the obesity epidemic is mainly driven by unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, but genes do play...

Scientists prove insects also feel chronic pain for the first time

Scientists have known insects experience something like pain since 2003, but new study proves for the first time that insects also experience chronic pain...

5 threats to heart health you may not be aware of

Many people can recite the major risk factors for heart disease, the stuff of posters, public service ads and dire warnings: smoking, high blood...

How hip fracture affects people’s life

In a new study, researchers found that hip fractures in older adults can be very dangerous and often cause chronic illness, death, and high...

Intermittent fasting: what’s the best method?

Intermittent fasting is a method of dieting that restricts the amount of time you are allowed to eat. The appeal of these diets is that...

Healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risk of dementia

In a new study, researchers found that living a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person's genetic risk of dementia. This is the first study...

These two supplements may prevent stroke, heart disease

In a new study, researchers found that the nutritional supplements people take or the diets they eat may not actually protect them against heart...

Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still cause obesity, diabetes

In a recent study, researchers found that sugar replacements can cause health changes that are linked to diabetes and obesity. The finding suggests that switching...

Pneumonia patients may get too many antibiotics

Pneumonia sends many American adults to the hospital every year. In a new study, researchers found that most pneumonia patients receive more antibiotics than they...

What you should know about heart disease prevention

Recently, the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) has published new primary prevention of heart disease guidelines. The new guidelines focus on traditional recommendations...

What you should know about extra-virgin olive oil and Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study, researchers found that a specific ingredient of the Mediterranean diet could protect against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil. The Mediterranean diet,...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...