Household Cleaning Products May Contribute to Childhood Obesity by Altering Gut...

Commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota, suggests a Canadian study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association...

Man-Made Antioxidant 100 Times More Powerful Than Vitamin E

Naturally-derived antioxidants have become the 'it' health ingredient to look for in food. But researchers from UBC Okanagan and the University of Bologna have...

Short and Fragmented Sleep Linked to Narrowing and Hardening of Arteries

According to new research, sleeping less than six hours or waking up several times in the night is associated with an increased risk of...

New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Reduces Brain Shrinkage by 50 Percent

Results of a new clinical drug trial offer much-needed hope for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) — a neurological condition that affects primarily women...

Novel Antioxidant Reduces Risk for Second Heart Attack, Stroke

Doctors have long known that in the months after a heart attack or stroke, patients are more likely to have another attack or stroke....

Healthy Cellular Aging in Women Linked to Diet

Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains and low in added sugar, sodium and processed meats could help promote healthy cellular...

Autism Risk Linked to DDT Insecticide Exposure in New Study

A study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that elevated levels of a metabolite of the banned insecticide DDT in the...

No Level of Alcohol is Safe According to New Study

A new scientific study concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol. The study, published in the August 24, 2018 international medical journal...

Novel Nanoparticle Delivers Targeted Drugs to Treat Kidney Disease

One out of three Americans will develop chronic kidney disease in their lifetime. To date, there are few solutions for advanced kidney disease beyond...

Blue Light From Digital Devices Linked to Macular Degeneration, Loss of...

Blue light from digital devices and the sun transforms vital molecules in the eye's retina into cell killers, according to optical chemistry research at...