A study shows for the first time that low density lipoprotein, or LDL, helps cancer cells migrate by providing them with velcro-like molecules that help take up root elsewhere.
The American Heart Association have published further evidence of the health benefits linked to increased consumption of fruit and vegetables; it could reduce global stroke risk.
Researchers from Germany have created an implantable device that has successfully reduced blood pressure by 40% in rats, through sending electrical pulses to the brain.
Rather than smoking or BMI, researchers have found that physical inactivity after 30 is the greatest risk factor for heart disease in women.
Frequent arguing with partners, children, other relatives, friends or neighbors may significantly increase the risk of middle-aged death from all causes, according to a new study.
In the periods when patients with psychiatric disorders are taking antipsychotic medication, their risk of committing violent crime is almost halved, according to a new study.
A new study from Denmark suggests that breastfeeding has a big influence on the development of friendly gut bacteria in children's early years.
Researchers found that a maternal gluten-free diet changed the intestinal bacteria of mice and their offspring, which appeared to protect mouse pups against type 1 diabetes.
Studies identifying biomarkers for depression have received widespread coverage, but will their findings improve how patients are treated and diagnosed?
Carbon dioxide levels have been rising since the Industrial Revolution, but now, researchers have found these rising levels are reducing concentrations of iron and zinc in crops.
Eczema - a common skin condition that affects up to 30% of the US - may reduce the risk of skin cancer, according to new research from King's College London in the UK.
Drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension - sildenafil and tadalafil - could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a new study finds.
A missing protein thought to help balance the body's immune response against group B Streptococcus may be responsible for some premature births, a new study claims.
Data presented at the World Congress of Cardiology shows that children who spend more than 2 hours a day in front of a screen have a 2.5-fold increase in high blood pressure risk.
Researchers from Cornell University have found that coffee and a compound it contains - chlorogenic acid - may protect against damage to the eye's retina.
New study suggests having higher blood levels of a protein called LYCAT may help patients with the fatal lung disease pulmonary fibrosis breathe better and live longer.
Study suggests blocking the interaction of two proteins - Myb and p300 - may stop growth of acute myeloid leukaemia cells and probably those of other types of leukaemia, too.