Nutrition

This nutritional supplement may boost cancer therapy

In a new study, researchers have found a mechanism by which the tumor's harsh internal environment sabotages T lymphocytes, leading cellular agents of the...

This vitamin supplement may hide heart attacks if used too much

In a recent study at the University of Minnesota, researchers found at high doses, the popular vitamin biotin supplement could mask heart trouble by...

Why low and alcohol free beers could be considered health drinks

It is often said that weak beer was drunk in preference to dirty water in European towns during the middle ages. This fact is probably...

Caffeine and brain health: What you need to know

A hot cup of coffee or tea is a highlight of the morning for some people. It can make you feel awake and alert. Caffeine...

This common food may help lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes

A recent study at McMaster University found that eating at least two daily servings of dairy is linked to lower risks of diabetes and...

This vitamin may help you maintain muscles

As people age, they lose skeletal muscle mass and strength. People over 50 lose up to 1% of their skeletal muscle mass each year, and...

Soy, oat, almond, rice, coconut, dairy: which ‘milk’ is best for our health

A trip to the supermarket presents shoppers with an overwhelming number of milk choices. And far from just being the domain of the modern hipster,...

Intermittent fasting is popular—but it doesn’t work for weight loss

The currently popular diet of intermittent fasting restricts eating to eight hours per day, separated by 16 hours of fasting. In a new study, researchers...

Taking vitamin D twice a day may help prevent this health problem

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo happens when a change in head position gives you a sudden spinning sensation. It’s one of the most common types...

Coffee could even protect people with Parkinson’s gene

Even for people with a gene mutation tied to Parkinson's disease, coffee consumption may be associated with a lower risk of actually developing the...