Hepatitis C can damage the liver and lead to cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver. Damage to the liver may mean that a person needs to modify their diet.
Learn about gluten ataxia, where the intake of gluten can trigger an attack on the nervous system. We look at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
A compound in the popular spice turmeric — called curcumin — has been found to improve the memory and mood of older adults in a new study.
What are the best ways to boost the immune system and can they give you enhanced protection against infections and diseases? We take a look.
A recent study using piglets found that adding prebiotics to infant formula improved their memory and produced subtle changes in brain chemistry.
Women experience certain nutritional deficiencies that affect their energy levels and their athletic performance. Could this supplement fix this problem?
Many athletes turn to caffeine as a way of boosting their performance, but a new study suggests that regular caffeine intake may have the opposite effect.
Beet juice is becoming a popular home remedy for erectile dysfunction (ED), but can it really help a man get and keep an erection? We look at the evidence.
A look at senna tea, which is used for many reasons including constipation relief. Included is detail on drug interactions and the potential side effects.
Coconut oil is shrouded in controversy. While health organizations advise a limited intake, it is seen by many as a superfood. What is the latest?
A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
So many of us try so hard to reach the ideal body weight that we desire, but the question is: once we achieve our weight goal, can we maintain it?
If you or a loved one live with an eating disorder, helpful advice and support from those in a similar situation can be gained from eating disorder blogs.
Stress and changes in levels of 'hunger hormones' may help to explain why we're more likely to overeat in the evening than earlier in the day.
Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body.
In this article, learn about natural, risk-free methods to suppress appetite. We look at the science behind how these simple techniques work.
A new study shows how too much salt reduces the blood flow to the brain and leads to cognitive impairment in mice. The findings are applicable to humans.
Some people find it harder to lose weight than others, but why is this? A new study has identified a molecule in fat cells that could be to blame.
Scientists unravel the link between genetics and dietary fat and the role they play in the progression and spread of prostate cancer.
Consuming a Western diet may prompt irreversible changes in the immune system that make it hyper-responsive to triggers of inflammation, says a new study.