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Zinc in diet could protect against pneumonia

In a new study, researchers have uncovered a strong link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of...

People with this kidney disease need to protect their mental health

In a new study, researchers found that psychiatric illnesses are common in children and adults with kidney failure. They also found hospitalizations for such illnesses...

Why brown fat could protect against obesity and diabetes

In a new study, researchers have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes. The finding...

You might not want to mix these 5 things with birth control

Many forms of birth control are hormone-based--but not everything mixes well with those hormones. This week on Reactions, learn about some common products that could...

This training could boost stroke survivors’ walking skills

In a new study, researchers found high-intensity step training that mimics real-world conditions may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors compared to traditional,...

Vaping could cause reactions in lungs that lead to disease

In a new study, researchers found vaping promotes the same cellular responses found in smokers who suffer from emphysema. They found that the lungs of...

Depression, anxiety linked to more opioid use after surgery

In a new study, researchers found that depression and anxiety in patients linked to more opioid use after surgery. The finding could help doctors mitigate...

This popular dietary supplement may help fight type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found the extract of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, a popular dietary supplement, may offer benefits in fighting type...

Scientists find the key to predicting who will develop Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found it may be possible to predict if people with mild memory and thinking impairments will go onto develop...

Intermittent fasting may reduce inflammation and chronic inflammatory diseases

In a new study, researchers found that fasting may reduce inflammation and help treat chronic inflammatory diseases. The research was conducted by a team from...

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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...
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...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...