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Vegan diet may boost gut health, improve body weight and blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found a 16-week vegan diet can boost the gut microbes that are related to improvements in body weight, body...

Sleep loss could affect how your body handles fat

In a new study, researchers found that just a few days of sleep deprivation can make people feel less full after eating and metabolize...

Why you gain weight when you get older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. In a new study, researchers have found why people gain weight as...

Exercise plus a low-calorie diet may harm your bone health

In a new study, researchers found how bones can be harmed by calorie restriction, and particularly by the combination of exercise and calorie restriction. The...

‘Yo-yo’ dieting may benefit your metabolic health

In a new study, researchers found repeatedly losing and regaining weight may lead to improved insulin levels and lower body fat percentages in the...

Scientists find new way to prevent, even reverse obesity

In a new study, researchers have developed a new way based on nanotechnology to prevent and even reverse obesity. The research was conducted by a...

Sleeping with artificial light may increase obesity risk

Sleep is important for your physical and mental health. A lack of quality sleep increases your risk for certain health conditions, including obesity. A recent study...

Scientists find a better way to reduce obesity

In a new study, researchers found taxing sugar-sweetened beverages by the amount of sugar they contain, rather than by the liquid volume of these...

Obesity is shifting cancer to younger people

In a new study, researchers found a shift in obesity-associated cancers to younger people. Typically, these cancers are diagnosed at higher rates among people older...

Weight loss surgery could protect heart health in people with obesity and diabetes

In a new study, researchers found weight-loss surgery performed in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity is linked to a lower risk of...

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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 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...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...