Researchers have identified that the absence of a naturally occurring protein - MK2/3 - is strongly associated with initial signs of dementia.
A recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE found that certain eating disorders can increase the risk of autoimmune health issues.
Researchers found that an absence of MK2/3, a protein that promotes structural and physiological changes to cells in the nervous system, may also have a significant correlation to the early signs of dementia.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force has recently issued new guidelines for overweight adults with an increased risk of developing heart conditions. Health officials recommend that they receive preventive care as well as counseling on diet and exercise.
Bullying continues to be a problem in many schools across the United States.
It turns out that exposure to toxins could impact children generations later. Scientists have discovered that female rates whose great grandparents were exposed to vinclozolin became far more vulnerable to stress.
Could there be a way to protect individuals against food allergies? Scientists have found that the presence of Clostridia, a common class of gut bacteria, protects against allergies in mice. The findings could open the way to preventing food allergies in humans.
Researchers have found that an exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game could help some patients to live a more normal life. By rewiring brain function, MS patients were able to build up strength by simply playing the video game.
Scientists have found that the more often that couples smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.
It turns out that the secret to super speeds lies in the distinct limb dynamics that sprinters use to elevate ground forces upon foot-ground impact.
Researchers have found that black carbon, one of the major climate pollutants, ups the risk of cardiovascular disease among women.