Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTA mouse study reveals that hunger may be a stronger motivating force than a number of other driving states, including fear, anxiety, and social needs.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTThe brain's biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal Nature by McGill University researchers.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTGreater adherence to the Mediterranean diet could lower the risk of new-onset cardiovascular disease, as well as the risk of death from the condition.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn order to extend the life of fruits and vegetables and preserve them for longer refrigeration, UNAM researchers developed an edible coating with added functional ingredients applied to freshly...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTLearn about what it feels like to have high blood sugar levels and the symptoms that they cause. This article also looks at treatment and prevention.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTToo much zinc in the diet may alter gut microbiota, increasing susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infection, especially for those using antibiotics.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTAlthough morning sickness can significantly impact a pregnant woman's life, new research shows that it could signify a healthy pregnancy.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIt seems like almost every week another food product is being recalled because of contamination. One of the more common culprits is a pathogenic strain of E. coli.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTLearning disabilities are more common in children who were conceived between January and March - the time of year when there is insufficient sunlight to produce vitamin D - according to a new study...
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTDiuretics are a useful treatment for high blood pressure and other conditions. Learn about seven natural diuretics and their considerations here.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTWe investigate the discovery of an influential 1960s study that was funded by the sugar industry to play down the link between sugar and heart disease.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTCognitive function improves with aerobic exercise, but not for people exposed to high levels of mercury before birth, according to research funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTChoosing to eat healthier fats is important for cholesterol levels and other health measures, but a new study shows how stress can impact on these effects.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearch from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and and other U.S. health and academic institutions shows a diet high in calcium and low in lactose may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA recent review and analysis of published studies since 2005 found low-to-moderate evidence that dietary and exercise interventions can improve physical function and quality of life in older adults...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:00:00 PDTPreparing for air travel can be highly challenging for nut-allergic passengers, a Short Reportpublished in the Medical Journal of Australia has found.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTTaking a fatty acid supplement improved reading skills of schoolchildren in Sweden. Results were particularly relevant for kids with attention problems.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTIt's common to have alcohol with a meal or with friends, but how can it affect blood sugar levels? This article gives information for people with diabetes.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTWith gluten intolerance, the reaction to eating gluten is not the same as with celiac disease, but symptoms are similar. Learn more about the signs here.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTPeople with kidney disease who added more fruits and vegetables to their diet had improved blood pressure and cut their medicine expenses nearly in half compared to those who were treated with a...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTA study of more than 70,000 women has identified a link between high intake of certain fatty acids and increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIt's no secret that the adolescent years can be challenging: young teens have a heightened sensitivity to perceived injustice and react against authority.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTA heathy diet is linked to better reading skills in the first three school years, shows a recent study from Finland.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTNew research provides the first clear evidence that the amount of nutrients transported to the foetus by the placenta adjusts according to both the foetal drive for growth, and the mother's...