This study shows real cause of type 2 diabetes, and a way to reverse...

A recent study from Newcastle University in the UK has discovered that that fat over-spills from the liver into the pancreas and can trigger...

These blood fats could cause inflammation, harm blood vessels and kidneys

A recent study from Saarland University found that high levels of a special group of lipids, triglycerides, could cause inflammation and damage kidneys and blood...

Childhood trauma may lead to this dangerous brain disease in adults

In people with a functional neurological disorder (FND), the brain generally appears structurally normal on clinical MRI scans but functions incorrectly (akin to a...

These two prebiotics may help treat skin cancer, colon cancer

In a new study, researchers found that two prebiotics, mucin and inulin, slowed the growth of melanoma by boosting the immune system's ability to...

There may be no “normal” resting heart rate

In a new study, researchers found that a person's normal resting heart rate is fairly consistent over time, but may vary from others' by...

Physical activity could help you reduce appetite, avoid overeating

In a new study, researchers found that regular physical activity could help reduce appetite and lose weight. The research was conducted by a team at...

For older people, one missed doctor’s visit may lead to vision loss

In a new study, researchers found that missing a single ophthalmology appointment over a two-year period was linked to decreased visual acuity for patients...

Do you need to stop taking glucosamine for arthritis?

The Australian Rheumatology Association this week warned people not to take the supplement glucosamine for their osteoarthritis due to possible allergic side-effects. What’s the evidence...

There’s no evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air – but it’s still...

A recent announcement by a Chinese health official suggested the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an “airborne route”. The virus...

Green neighborhoods may help delay menopause

Living near green spaces is associated with a wide variety of benefits, including a lower risk of obesity, improved attention capacity in children and...

Main causes of muscle loss and how to prevent it

Starting around age 35, we begin to lose muscle mass. Although regular exercisers lose muscle as they age, inactive people can lose as much as...

Common dental floss may increase these toxic chemicals in your body

PFAS chemicals are used in a range of consumer products, including fast food packaging, non-stick pans, waterproof clothing, and stain-resistant carpets. People can be exposed...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
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...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...