It turns out that there may be a "master switch" that controls obesity.
You've probably heard it before that oatmeal is a great meal for you. It can reduce the risk of heart disease; help lower cholesterol; help you lose weight; reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes; reduce high blood pressure levels and contains quite the array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Fortunately, researchers have found that depression is not contagious. And what's even better is that, as the saying goes, happiness seems to be. Furthermore, happiness could potentially treat depression and even prevent it in certain cases.
It turns out that the dirty coating that can be found on buildings and streets may be hazardous to public health.
No. It's not some new diet fad.
Certain types of microbial communities or microbiota may increase the risk of premature birth, according to researchers at Stanford University. A new study monitored the bacterial neighborhoods in different parts of a woman's reproductive tract, which can potentially determine the risk.
Vitamin D has been known for its health benefits. Yet did you know that it could also be particularly helpful for older adults-helping them maintain muscle integrity and strength? New findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society reveals that while close to one in three older ...
Most of us wouldn't mind a cup of Joe in the morning to energize us throughout our day. Yet did you know drinking coffee regularly can also help to prevent the return of colon cancer following treatment as well as improve the chances of survival?
Previous studies have shown the benefits of a dose of aspirin. Now, new findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reveal that a regular dose of aspirin can help reduce the long-term risk of cancer in some who are overweight.
Though researchers are still discovery new information about schizophrenia, which is associated with both structural and functional alterations of the visual system, including specific structural changes in the eye, new findings published in the journal Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, show that t...
Researchers have found that whistled Turkish actually uses both sides of the brain.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are studying the differences in the way common anesthetics affect the brains of older patients and children, finding what could help improve monitoring technology and the safety of general anesthesia for patients.