Eating Beans Instead of Beef Would Sharply Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

A team of researchers from four American universities says the key to reducing harmful greenhouse gases (GHG) in the short term is more likely...

Chagas Disease Spreading to US, Death Rate Higher Than Expected

Chagas disease is classified as one of the 17 most important neglected diseases by the World Health Organization. Now, researchers have found that even...

Tomato Extract Fights Stomach Cancer, Ripe for Further Study

A new study shows that whole tomato extracts from two different Southern Italy varieties inhibit gastric cancer cell growth and malignant features, paving the way...

Low-Glycemic Diet May Stop Age-Related Eye Disease

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in adults over the age of 50. Now researchers at Tufts University have published a new...

Vitamin D Deficiency is Widespread, Linked to Sunscreen Use and Chronic...

Results from a clinical review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels...

Science or Snake Oil: Can Turmeric Really Shrink Tumors, Reduce Pain...

Turmeric is a yellow coloured spice widely used in Indian and South East Asian cuisine. It’s prepared from the root of a plant called Curcuma...

Reducing Salt Intake Doesn’t Lower Blood Pressure in New Study

A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood...

Sleep-Inducing Component of Traditional Herb (Ashwagandha) Identified

Can't sleep? Your sleep problems may be improved if you try an Indian herb, Ashwagandha. Researchers in the sleep institute in Japan found that...

Higher Doses of Vitamin C Significantly Reduce Duration of Common Cold

The relationship between vitamin C dosage and its effects on the duration of the common cold symptoms may extend to 6-8 grams per day. Dozens...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome May Originate in the Brain

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition that is a common cause of infertility and other female problems, may begin in the brain rather than...