While all cells depend on nutrients to grow, cancer cells are more ravenous than others as they need to alter metabolism in order to provide additional fuel to survive, grow and spread.
Just this Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the recent outbreak of the Zika virus an international health emergency.
New findings published in JAMA show that eating seafood could actually benefit older adults at risk of dementia--contrary to previous beliefs and regardless of mercury levels.
When food is exposed to light there is an increased risk of bacterial infection, according to a recent study.
Researchers have discovered a way to potentially decrease peanut allergen, according to recent findings published in the Journal of Food Science.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges women of child-bearing age avoid alcohol, unless they're using contraception
Babies born via cesarean section may be missing out on a critical amount of protective germs that come from the mother's birth canal. New findings published in the journal Nature Medicine reveal that giving babies born by C-section a dose of protective germs that they would have otherwise received t...
Repeated childhood trauma may increase the risk of psychosis as an adult, according to a recent study.
New findings published in the journal Pediatrics show that high levels of dietary fiber could help lower the risk of breast cancer.
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have discovered that dogs limit eye contact with angry owners.
Mothers who are obese during their pregnancy are almost twice as likely to have a child with autism than those who weigh less, according to a recent study. Now, new findings published in the journal Pediatrics also show that being obese and having diabetes during pregnancy can almost quadruple autis...
New findings published in the journal Neuropharmacology examine an effective, yet non-addictive alternative to morphine. Opium-based drugs have been extremely helpful in treating certain types of chronic pain. However, they can be highly addictive.