Obesity in America has become a severe public health crisis. Estimates show that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, costing $147 billion annually in medical costs for related health issues.
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's hospital have made an amazing discovery. They've successfully constructed miniature human stomachs by using stem cells in order to study various diseases that affect the human stomach.
Recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry reveal that those who've spent time in prison are also at an increased risk of committing suicide.
Studies show that binge drinking can drastically harm the brain. Yet now, recent findings published in The Journal of Neuroscience also show that binge drinking can dramatically cause key changes in the organ, linking to memory deficits that will continually worsen as the affected individual ages.
Certain prostate cancer medications may unfortunately increase the risk of cardiovascular problems in men. Recent findings published in the journal BJU International show that these medications should be thoroughly studied, weighing both the pros and cons of use, before deciding to include them.
Researchers have found that 33 genes may play a role in the risk of autism--a behavioral disorder that's estimated to affect 1 in 68 children.
Many patients dealing with chronic fatigue may have been called lazy or useless. As the detectable tests for this health issue are still in the works, people suffering from this potentially debilitating condition are often overlooked, medically speaking. Yet recent findings show that these patients ...
Milk is oftentimes an essential ingredient in many dishes or even a favorite drink for numerous Americans and Europeans, alike. Yet health officials are uncertain just how healthy milk is for you.
Scientists have found that every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries have been degraded by salt.
Scientists have taken a closer look at prehistoric pieces of art and have found that they may have been inspired by the behaviors of sound waves behind misinterpreted as "supernatural."
Recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigations have shown that while certain dietary choices and oral hygiene can ultimately determine the likelihood of tooth decay, various genetic factors also play a role, as well.
A proper night's rest has been linked to essential health and well-being in both men and women. Yet recent findings published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia reveal that for older men in particular, inadequate rest can increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease--the most common form of dementia.