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The key to preventing, treating obesity, type 2 diabetes

What if we could treat obesity or type 2 diabetes by changing the way our cells take out the trash? Just as a household can't...

Owning a dog may help protect your heart health

In a new study, researchers found that owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog. The result...

This common noise may improve your deep sleep and memory function

Deep sleep is critical for memory consolidation. Sleep disturbances have been observed in people with mild cognitive impairment, a warning sign for Alzheimer’s disease. The biggest...

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...

E-cigarettes damage your blood vessels, even they are nicotine-free

In a new study, researchers found even a single e-cigarette can be harmful to the body’s blood vessels — even when the vapor is...

Physical activity at any intensity may help you live longer

In a new study, researchers found that higher levels of physical activity—regardless of intensity—are associated with a lower risk of early death in middle-aged...

Sleep-tracking apps may actually make you have insomnia

Some people might think that tracking their sleep will give insight into their sleep quality. However, some case studies from a team in Chicago and sleep experts found...

This everyday fruit may keep your muscles young

Pomegranate is a fruit prized by many health benefits. It contains ellagitannins, molecules that are converted into a compound called urolithin A in the human...

Some medicines and driving don’t mix, FDA warns

If you’re taking a medication, is it safe to drive? Most likely, yes. Still, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises you to make sure...

New hormone therapy could help obese people lose weight

In a new study, researchers found that a hormone treatment helped obese participants lose on average 4.4kg. In addition, the treatment led to improvements to...

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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...