In this article, learn about anemia and what causes iron deficiency. What are risk factors for developing iron deficiency anemia and how is it diagnosed?
The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell's skeleton, or cytoskeleton.
Poor nutrition and not enough natural sunlight can cause a vitamin D deficiency. In this article, learn more about the symptoms and risk factors.
A diet high in coconut oil and other plant-derived fats may alter gut bacteria diversity, reducing gut inflammation for patients with Crohn's disease.
What is hemoglobin, and what do high and low hemoglobin levels mean? Learn more about symptoms, treatment, and who is at risk from hemoglobin imbalances.
Vitamin D levels in most occupational groups are well below those considered optimal for health, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
What is garcinia cambogia and how might it be connected to weight loss? Learn about other benefits, how much you should take, and potential risks.
Eating more than two portions of fish every week was found to reduce disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study reveals.
A new study investigates the effect of extra-virgin olive oil on cognitive decline and brain inflammation in people with Alzheimer's disease.
A new study examines the effect of grape compounds in mice and human cells. The compounds suppress cancer stem cells, which may drive cancerous tumors.
What is the Somogyi effect, who does it affect, and what are the symptoms? What causes the Somogyi effect, how is it diagnosed, and how is it treated?
There are numerous arguments for and against dairy consumption, with some experts regarding dairy intake as harmful. Is dairy good or bad for our health?
Researchers have found that a compound in apple peel can prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with turmeric or red grape compounds.
Phenylketonuria is a rare genetic condition that affects how amino acids are broken down in the body. Learn more about how the condition is managed.
Eating french fries and other forms of fried potatoes two or three times per week could significantly increase the risk of premature death, study finds.
A chemical compound found in broccoli sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables may help people with type 2 diabetes to manage their blood glucose levels.
Researchers have found that insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas contain vitamin A receptors, and that blocking them reduces insulin secretion.
What are the causes of epilepsy and can natural treatments help? Learn about eight natural remedies for epilepsy and what studies and research suggests.
Compared with a conventional diabetic diet, a plant-based vegetarian diet is much more effective for weight loss and improving metabolism, study shows.
A recently published Cornell University study describes how shifts in the diets of Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary...