There is no treatment for osteoporosis, which affects millions of people and costs billions of euros every year. What if the solution was in the bile? Explanations.
Box jellyfish stings are excruciating and occasionally deadly. We have identified a common, cheap drug that is already on the market and which could be a treatment candidate with further development.
A recent study revisited the issue about eating foods high in cholesterol, such as eggs. The findings are nuanced but suggest that those with high cholesterol may want to limit food with cholesterol.
Research shows that many immigrants are healthier than Canadians when they arrive in the country. The longer they stay, the more their health declines.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
When did eating become so confusing? In the 1960s, studies began to show a link between heart disease and dietary fat, and fat was demonized. As it turns out, fat is nuanced and may not be so bad.
A new study has found too few Indigenous people are getting health checks, despite their elevated risk of heart problems.
A new study has assessed the links between cholesterol and cognitive function.
College students may think they are living a fit life, but a recent study adds to growing research that suggests that many students are developing risk factors for heart disease.
Too much refined sugar in your diet is not just a risk factor for obesity and diabetes, it also increases your chances of heart disease.
Current cholesterol tests in the UK are outdated and are putting lives at risk.
Studies show that cinnamon can lower blood lipids in people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Is a glass or two of red wine good for your heart? What about your cholesterol and blood pressure? Our experts explain the controversies.
A new study has established a cause and effect relationship between years of education and heart disease.
Genetic testing is revealing important information about disease risks, and consumers can now pay for a test to know their risk. They might be better off if their doctors considered these risks, too.
An Australian trial will give us a clearer picture of whether healthy old people benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke.
We need to eat a healthy diet, do some exercise and avoid stress rather than blame saturated fat for heart disease, says a recent editorial. But does the evidence stack up?
Rare diseases are yielding secrets about very common conditions.