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Thyroid Hormones Helped Early Humans Survive, But Left Us Susceptible to...

Although most victims survive the 735,000 heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S., their heart tissue is often irreparably damaged — unlike many...

Deep Sleep Helps Brain Remove Waste and Toxic Proteins Linked to...

New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often...

Thunder God Vine Sensitizes Brain to Leptin Signaling to Curb Hunger...

Celastrol, a natural compound isolated from a traditional Chinese medicine, Thunder God Vine, has been shown to possess potent anti-obesity effects. Derived from the roots...

Soda, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked to More Severe Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, or the equivalent of about two...

California “Holy Herb” Medicinal Plant May Hold Promise For Alzheimer’s Treatment

The medicinal powers of aspirin, digitalis, and the anti-malarial artemisinin all come from plants. A Salk Institute discovery of a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory...

Researchers Develop New Delivery Treatment to Repair and Regenerate Cartilage

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration. According to lead researcher, Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar,  a...

How Gut Bacteria Use Nitric Oxide to Control and Communicate with...

Bacteria in the gut do far more than help digest food in the stomachs of their hosts, they can also tell the genes in...

Garlic and Onion Consumption Linked to 79 Percent Reduction in Colorectal...

Consumption of allium vegetables — which include garlic, leeks, and onions — was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study...

Poor Sleep Linked to Buildup of Arterial Plaque, Cardiovascular Disease

Getting adequate sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease....

Patients’ Own Cells Could be Key to Treating Crohn’s Disease

A new technique using patients' own modified cells to treat Crohn's disease has been proven to be effective in experiments using human cells, with...