Research suggests gut bacteria may promote cancer by changing the environment of tumors in ways that help them grow and spread, such as by making proteins that prevent DNA repair.
Many individuals believe that eating disorders are female-specific. New research suggests this assumption is stopping men with such disorders from getting the treatment they need.
A failing sense of smell can predict neurodegenerative disorders. Now, researchers investigate how the accuracy of different odor memories can be amplified in slow-wave sleep.
People who inject drugs are at higher risk for hepatitis B, a liver disease that can cause serious problems. But vaccination rates for the condition improve with financial rewards.
A team from the University of Edinburgh in the UK have made history in regenerative medicine by fully restoring the thymus - a component of the immune system - in very old mice.
Green tea is hailed for numerous health benefits. Now, new research from the University Hospital of Basel in Switzerland finds the beverage could boost our working memory.
Eating a diet that consists of processed foods and sugars not only contributes to obesity but also to lethargy, researchers have shown in a new mouse study.
We already know caffeine intake appears to ward off Alzheimer's but not how exactly. Now a mouse study suggests it blocks a receptor involved with tau deposits in the brain.
Four young paraplegics who have been paralyzed for years are able to move their legs voluntarily following epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord.
Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can be fatal, killing at least 430 Americans every year. Now, research finds that power outages and snowstorms may increase the risk of CO poisoning.
Though not common in North American diets, eating one serving of legumes per day can lower 'bad' LDL cholesterol by 5%, a new study finds.
Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow? New research suggests procrastination and impulsivity are traits that can be inherited.