It turns out that parasitic bacteria may be to blame for the eventual evolution of mitochondria, the powerhouses of animal and plant cells.
There may be a new way to combat excess weight. Scientists have discovered a new way to stimulate brown fat and thus burn more energy from food.
It turns out that jet lag may lead to obesity.
Seniors who are satisfied with aging are in fact more proactive in seeking preventive health care services, according to a new study.
Red wine, promoted for years for its health benefits, is known to increase the spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome.
The U.S. FDA panel has approved a new drug, Esbriet, to treat people with idiopathic fibrosis, a fatal disease that is characterized by scarring of the lungs.
A simple test called transcutaneous oximetry helps predict if patients, who undergo surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma, will face wound-healing complications due to the pre-surgery radiation.
A latest study shows that men with type-2 diabetes and low testosterone levels are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis.
Recent findings published in the journal Medical Acupuncture examine delivering traditional emergency medical care at ground zero natural disasters and military conflicts. Though first responders are typically trained to provide adjunctive treatment to help relieve patients in pain and stress, they ...
As part of the animal kingdom, humans are oftentimes preoccupied with two very critical needs: sex and food. Yet new findings published in the journal Current Biology have shown that for men in particular, sex is just a bit more "important" than food.
Researchers at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark have made a shocking discovery. They've found that the natural compound in red wine and grapes, known as resveratrol, can help to boost spinal bone density, particularly in men suffering from metabolic syndrome--a health issue that can significant...