Treating Heart Attacks With a Medium Chain Fatty Acid

A medium-chain fatty acid found in energy drinks might one day help protect against heart attack injuries. "Heart attacks are still a leading cause of...

Milk May Exacerbate Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

The impetus for the study came from MS patients: "We hear again and again from sufferers that they feel worse when they consume milk,...

Small Changes to Diet Could Add Ten Years to Life Expectancy,...

A young adult in the U.S. could add more than a decade to their life expectancy by changing their diet from a typical Western...

Calorie Restriction Trial Rejuvenates Thymus and Extends Human Health Span

Decades of research has shown that limits on calorie intake by flies, worms, and mice can enhance life span in laboratory conditions. But whether...

Salt in Fizzing Acetaminophen Tablets Linked to Increased Risk of Heart...

Doctors have warned that people should try to avoid taking dissolving, fizzy paracetamol (acetaminophen) that contains salt, following findings from a large study that...

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s May be Possible With a Simple Eye...

A simple eye test may make diagnosing the earliest stages of 'diseases of old age' possible when people are much younger, University of Otago...

Combination of Multiple Sleep Issues Increases Risk for Heart Disease

Individual aspects of sleep disruption can be harmful to heart health, but if you combine them, the risk of developing heart disease increases significantly,...

Reusable Plastic Drinking Bottles Release Hundreds of Unknown Chemicals After Machine...

Have you ever noticed an odd flavor when drinking water from a reusable plastic bottle? Now it appears there is a good explanation for...

Low Pre-Infection Vitamin D Levels Associated With Significantly Higher Death Rates...

Vitamin D is most often recognized for its role in bone health, but low levels of the supplement have been associated with a range...

Your Gut Senses The Difference Between Real Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

Your taste buds may be fooled by artificial sweeteners, but specialized cells in your intestines quickly distinguish the difference between real sugar and a...