Researchers at the USC Davis School of Gerontology have found that a protein could help determine how much fat accumulates in the body. Findings showed that what's known as the Maf1 protein in humans could be modified to help control the levels of fat storage in overweight and obese individuals.
Scientists have known for years that the singing behavior of birds is similar to speech in humans. Now, though, researchers have conducted a genetics study to find out how these features are related, which could shed a bit more light on the origins of human speech.
Some human DNA may reveal an evolutionary war against infectious bacteria over iron that circulates in the host's bloodstream.
Much of a child's diet will determine optimal cognitive development along with the prevention of various health issues.
Too little sleep has officially been linked to an increased risk of obesity, particularly among young children. Recent findings published in The Journal of Pediatrics reveals a high connection between sleep-related breathing problems and obesity.
Always wanted a vacation to Hawaii? The 25th-anniversary edition of America's Health rankings, published by the United Health Foundation, may give you another reason to take a trip down to most recent U.S. state.
Smart agricultural practice and an extensive grain-trade network allowed Romans to thrive in a water-limited environment. But when the empire was pushed to the limits of its food resources, it eventually fell.
Recent findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal a pattern of inflammation linked to autism from increased immune responses.
Australian surgeons have discovered how to revive hearts with a revolutionary transplant surgery.
Previous studies have shown that progesterone can improve treatment and recovery in women suffering from traumatic brain injury. Unfortunately, a recent study shows that the hormone is not more effective than a placebo in treating TBI patients.
Could sugar be worse for you than salt? Scientists debate which flavor enhancer is more dangerous to your health, in a recently published paper in the British Medical Journal (BMI).