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These common food nutrients may help control diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition marked by high levels of glucose in the blood. While type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented, type 2 diabetes is...

Want to have healthy brain in old age? Take testosterone

In a new study, researchers found that taking testosterone supplements can boost men's brain health into old age. The research was conducted by a team...

Coffee may help cut liver cancer risk by half

Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed beverages worldwide. Previous research has shown there are many health benefits of drinking coffee, which may be...

New drug may prevent liver damage, obesity caused by high-fat diet

In a new study, researchers found that a new drug targeting a key gene involved in lipid and glucose metabolism could tolerate a high-fat...

Protein powder, shake, and supplement: How much can our body actually use?

Once only used by bodybuilders, more and more people are using sports supplements as a regular part of their health and fitness regime—and the...

Weekend ‘eating jet lag’ may increase obesity risk

In a new study, researchers found that irregularity in eating schedules during the weekend, which they call "eating jet lag," could be related to...

Common food chemical in cheese and meat may harm your blood pressure

Phosphates can make processed cheese spreadable, prevent coffee from clumping and help preserve many meat products. They are a common additive in industrially produced...

Online probiotic health-benefit claims may be misleading

In a new study, researchers suggest people should be wary of searching for probiotic information online as most webpages originate from unreliable sources and...

Big dinner may harm heart health, blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that women who ate a higher proportion of their daily calories later in the evening were more likely...

Eating in sync with your body clock may help control type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetics inject themselves with insulin, a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into liver, muscle and fat cells, up to four...

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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...

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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...