A team of researchers have found that adherence to junk diet not only makes rats fat, but also lowers their appetite for a balanced diet.
Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to take stroke prevention medications even after one year if they are given prescription at the time of discharge.
Ever wonder what causes the body's temperatures to rise when we have a fever?
Recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation show that the hormone estrogen can help prevent binge eating by triggering brain serotonin neurons.
Listeria can be an extremely difficult bacterium to fight. In fact, over the last few weeks it's infected 28 people from Denmark and has caused 13 to die. Now, though, scientists have taken a closer look at what makes this bacterium so resilient to treatments.
Exercise, a healthy diet and weight loss can expedite significant changes in the body that promote better health and overall well-being. Now, a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism shows that the brain can also reap the benefits of weight loss.
Scientists may have new evidence that calls a long-standing belief about depression into question. A new study reveals that mice lacking the ability to make serotonin, a chemical, in their brains did not show depression-like symptoms.
Excessive weight loss may not be the only sign of an eating disorder, particularly among teens and adolscents. A recent study shows that some normal-weight teens may also be struggling with dangerous behaviors related to food and body image.
Is it really as important as some say, particularly for weight loss?
Is that organic apple you're buying actually organic? Scientists have taken a look at both conventional and organic tomatoes in order to devise a new way to make sure that farms are labeling their produce appropriately.
A new study reveals that weekend hospitalization of pediatric leukemia patients was linked to longer stay at the hospital.