A growing body of research shows that nutrition, sleep, exercise and a host of other lifestyle choices can help optimize the immune system. But they are no substitute for life-saving vaccines.
Targets for diabetes would improve healthy lives, reduce deaths, and be cost effective. But they should not be for managing diabetes alone; they must include treating hypertension.
Gene silencing drugs target the underlying causes of a disease, rather than the symptoms it causes.
Here’s all the things you need to know about the mighty egg.
Confused about whether meat is good or bad for you? You’re not alone. Various studies, some of which were funded by the meat industry, have added to the confusion. A noted expert sorts it out.
What if you could treat obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure just by limiting when you eat and drink all your calories? New research says it might work.
Destruction of rainforests through wildfires or deforestation may harm human health. As these forests disappear, we may be losing precious medicinal plants that hold treatments for various diseases.
Personalised nutrition has the power to save lives.
Symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including high blood pressure, usually resolve by about two months after the birth. But some health problems can develop later.
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.