Nearly half of all U.S. deaths in 2012 were attributable to diet-related cardiometabolic disease, including heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.
Research shows that we may be able to fend off illness and disease by harnessing the power of our own stem cells using already-accessible nutrients.
A link between sugar and depression? A study suggests that men (and women) with high sugar intake may be more prone to depression and other mood disorders.
Exposure to common chemical disinfectants, sanitizers, sterilizers, and deodorizers may increase the risk of developing thyroid cancer.
In a recent study, recreational running was shown to help osteoarthritis of the knees and hips, adding to the many health benefits of this aerobic activity.
An analysis of 17 previous studies shows breastfeeding for 6-9 months decreases a mother’s risk of developing endometrial cancer.
A recently-released drug known as Spinraza holds promise in helping to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disease affecting the nervous system.
Four studies presented to the nation’s largest group of psychologists show that yoga can improve depression symptoms and overcome unhealthy eating patterns.
Some news headlines are claiming that coconut oil is unhealthy, but the reality is that this oil is rich in healthful fats, offering numerous benefits.
Researchers have found that preschool-age children who watch food ads on TV consume about 120 extra calories a day.
A recent study shows that people with bowel cancer who live in the country have a 29% lower chance of dying from the disease.
Shocking new research suggests that energy drinks may be a gateway drug to harder substances, including cocaine and non-prescription stimulants.
A study finds that young children who drink non-cow’s milk may be shorter than their peers, and researchers don’t know if it carries over into adulthood.
LED lights have exploded in popularity over last decade, but the bulbs constantly flicker, causing some people to suffer headaches and other side effects.
Eating milk chocolate significantly reduced the risk of atrial fibrillation, a serious heart condition, in people who ate it a few times a week for a study.
The opioid epidemic was sparked by a 1980 letter stating that there was no risk of addiction in patients treated with narcotics in hospitals.
In a recent study, where tuna was caught was nearly as important as its species, in terms of contamination from PCBs, flame retardants, and pesticides.