Drinking Hot Tea Doubles Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association...

Study Identifies Coffee Compounds That May Inhibit Prostate Cancer

For the first time, scientists have identified compounds found in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. This is a pilot study,...

More Vitamin D May Improve Memory, But Too Much May Slow...

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that...

Green Tea and Carrot Compounds Reverse Alzheimer’s-like Symptoms in Mouse Study

A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say. Researchers...

Thyroid Hormones Helped Early Humans Survive, But Left Us Susceptible to...

Although most victims survive the 735,000 heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S., their heart tissue is often irreparably damaged — unlike many...

Deep Sleep Helps Brain Remove Waste and Toxic Proteins Linked to...

New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often...

Thunder God Vine Sensitizes Brain to Leptin Signaling to Curb Hunger...

Celastrol, a natural compound isolated from a traditional Chinese medicine, Thunder God Vine, has been shown to possess potent anti-obesity effects. Derived from the roots...

Soda, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked to More Severe Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, or the equivalent of about two...

California “Holy Herb” Medicinal Plant May Hold Promise For Alzheimer’s Treatment

The medicinal powers of aspirin, digitalis, and the anti-malarial artemisinin all come from plants. A Salk Institute discovery of a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory...

Researchers Develop New Delivery Treatment to Repair and Regenerate Cartilage

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration. According to lead researcher, Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar,  a...