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...

Goji Berries May Help Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Preserve Vision

Regularly eating a small serving of dried goji berries may help prevent or delay the development of age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, in healthy...

Magnesium Levels Vital for Strong Immune Response to Infections and Cancer

The level of magnesium in the blood is an important factor in the immune system's ability to tackle pathogens and cancer cells. Writing in...

Epstein-Barr Virus May be Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

A new study provides compelling evidence of causality between Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis. It suggests that most MS cases could be prevented by...