Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Obesity-Related Pain

If you're overweight and in pain, it's not the amount of food you're eating that's responsible, but rather the quality, according to a new report investigating the...

Do Your Tweets Predict Your Dieting Success?

Your attitude on Twitter may predict whether your weight loss efforts will be successful, researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology recently reported. They found...

Cholesterol Fuels Growth Of Prostate Cancer Cells

Researchers have long known that high blood cholesterol and advanced prostate cancer are connected. But until now they couldn't be sure exactly how the...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Lower Risk of Dying

The 80 percent of Americans estimated to have low levels of omega-3 fatty acids should pay close attention to a new study that shows...

Common Food Additive Crosses Gut Barrier, Linked to Immune Disorders

A newly published study is adding to growing concerns over the use of titanium dioxide as a common food additive. Researchers from the The International Agency for Research on Cancer...

New Study Uncovers Genes Responsible for Male Pattern Baldness

A genomic study of baldness identified more than 200 genetic regions involved in this common but potentially embarrassing condition. These genetic variants could be...

How Eating Less Slows the Aging Process

There's a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Aging occurs deeper — at a cellular...

Gut Bacteria Can Accelerate the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease

New research from Lund University in Sweden has shown that intestinal bacteria can accelerate the development of Alzheimer's disease. According to the researchers behind...

Pregnant Women Warned to Avoid Licorice

A new Finnish study supports food recommendations for families with children in that women should avoid consuming large amounts of licorice during pregnancy. The...

Autism Researchers Discover Genetic ‘Rosetta Stone’

Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal protein can lead either to infantile epilepsy or to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), depending on...