A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.
Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.
There's much to celebrate in the flourishing survivor population, but it also highlights the mounting need to optimize care.
Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.
Scientists are closer than ever to developing a smart hearing aid that separates desired sounds from undesirable background noise.
The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.
Popular medications such as Ambien and Lunesta are destined for tougher warning labels.
Consumer culture gives children plenty of delicious options—but water is the one drink they'll always need.
Zinc oxide, a compound typically used for hospital wound care, may find new life as an active ingredient in deodorant.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
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