Researchers found that young adults who regularly consume energy drinks are at a higher risk of using stimulant drugs and drinking too much alcohol.
We expect the food we buy today to be safe, but this wasn't always the case. Find out how biology has primed us to pick up potentially poisonous tastes.
A new review suggests that nicotinamide - a form of vitamin B-3 - could be a promising candidate for the prevention of melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer.
Osteopathic physicians suggest shifting the conversation from weight to health for overweight children and adults, asking patients to reduce their sugar intake to see measurable improvements in...
Living near fast-food restaurants and supermarkets has little impact on an individual's body mass index, according to new Indiana University research.
Immune cells patrol the gut to ensure that harmful microbes hidden in the food we eat don't sneak into the body.
Who needs an iron infusion and what should be expected during an iron infusion? What happens after the infusion, and what are the benefits and risks?
Few can escape the wrath of the onion; the chemicals released in self-defense make us well up. Scientists shed light on the enzyme responsible.
Mouse study reveals how gut microbes fight influenza.Microbes that live in the gut don't just digest food. They also have far-reaching effects on the immune system.
Sugar is everywhere in our diets. Studies show its detrimental effect on brain cells and link sugar consumption to long-term mental health.
In this article, learn about the many potential causes of koilonychia. How does koilonychia affect different age groups and how is it treated?
Compared to people who are of normal weight and metabolically healthy, subjects who are of normal weight but metabolically unhealthy (~20% of normal weight adults) have a more than three-fold higher...
Sweeteners combined with a low carb diet increases calories consumption.Next time you drop an artificial sweetener into your coffee thinking of the weight you'll lose by avoiding sugar, think...
Gastroparesis is when there is a delay in the stomach being emptied. We cover eight tips to help treat this gastroparesis and prevent further discomfort.
If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5% of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other...
Teens consumed more unhealthy foods and beverages on days they were exposed to violence, and suffered from fatigue due to poor sleep the next day, according to a new study by Duke researchers.
A new study suggests that excess weight gain may be due to a faulty 'switch' in the brain, which promotes the retention of fat in the body.
The Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease but only if you are rich or highly educated. This is the surprising finding by researchers from the Italian I.R.C.C.S.
New research suggests that curcumin - a turmeric compound - may help to overcome resistance to chemotherapy in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
This is a detailed article about Aloe vera and its health benefits. Here are eight evidence-based ways that Aloe vera can improve your health.