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Statin therapy may reduce heart disease risk in older people

In a new study, researchers found statin therapy may reduce heart disease risk in older people. The study assessed the effects of statins in nearly...

Diet quality is key to reducing risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that a high-quality diet could be associated with reduced risk of diabetes. The healthy diet is defined by low...

This common, inexpensive antioxidant could help slow skin aging

In a recent study, researchers from found that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical could slow the aging of human skin. The team found evidence...

New heated tobacco device could damage lung cells as much as e-cigs and smoking

In a new study, researchers directly compared new heated tobacco devices with vaping and traditional cigarettes and found all three are toxic to human...

Western diet may increase your risk of severe sepsis

A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing...

Scientists discover early heart damaged caused by cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers have identified a very early marker of cardiac damage in patients undergoing therapy with anthracyclines, a family of drugs...

Scientists discover a new human disease in a man

In a recent study, researchers at McGill University identified a new human disease—”combined immunoficiency” or CID—and the gene responsible for it, “ICOSLG.” The disease is...
How blueberries could help lower blood pressure

How blueberries could help lower blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that the ‘blue’ in blueberries could help reduce blood pressure. The study showed eating 200g of blueberries every day...

Why obesity could drive cancer

It’s well-known that obesity, diabetes and chronic inflammation are major risk factors for cancer. But just how cancer evolves in people with these diseases —...

Scientists discover how sleep helps fight infection

In a new study, researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. They find sleep improves the potential ability of...