A new study in mice shows that a daily dose of cannabis could reverse age-related brain decline in older people due to the THC compound.
Choline, a compound found in foods like eggs and fish, makes the blood “sticky” and may contribute to blood clots that cause heart attacks and strokes.
Research suggests that exercise can reduce your risk of cardiovascular death (heart disease or stroke) by 28%. Time to swim, do aerobics, and play racquetball!
A healthy 16-year-old boy died from an apparent heart arrhythmia caused by too much caffeine intake after drinking a large soda, a cafe latte from McDonald’s, and an energy drink.
Radiation from the Fukushima disaster hit people worldwide with about one X-ray’s worth of radiation. Birds are dying, and thyroid cancer may be increasing.
A new study suggests that eating pasta could make you healthier and even make you eat less saturated fat. But is it really true?
Scientists have recently discovered a link between excess blood sugar and Alzheimer’s disease, paving way for much-needed research.
A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.
Experts say that whether food allergies are increasing is uncertain, as many people who self-diagnose don’t know the medical definition of “allergy.”
The yellow fever outbreak currently sweeping the jungles of Brazil could be the next Zika virus in the United States, health officials say.
A type of superbug has increased 700% since 2007 in U.S. children, who are more likely to have a negative outcome than adults.
More U.S. adults are developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Research suggests that consuming animal protein may increase the risk for the condition.
Drug-resistant superbugs are more prevalent than previously thought, researchers say, and it’s easy for them to hide because many people are asymptomatic.
A gluten-free diet doesn’t reduce the risk of heart disease, and in people who don’t have celiac disease, it actually increases the risk.
In states where marijuana has been legalized, more people are being diagnosed with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome – which causes nausea and vomiting.
The tick-borne Powassan virus may be rare, but studies and cases of human infection suggest that the virus may becoming more common.
Scientists have detected a disturbing form of antibiotic-resistance on U.S. farms, but it’s not the type they anticipated, and they don’t know how it wound up there.