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A new study shows how broccoli sprout extract activates a gene that detoxifies carcinogens, protecting against oral cancer recurrence.
Is fruit unhealthy for people with diabetes? This article takes a look at whether people with diabetes should make room in their diet for fruit.
Fathers who are obese are more likely to have daughters who are overweight at birth and at greater risk for breast cancer, new research suggest.
Children fail to understand the importance of turn-taking until the age of 5 years, say researchers, likely because it requires complex cognitive skills.
Hyperglycemia is a term that means high blood sugar levels. It is a key feature of diabetes, but what is the connection between the two conditions?
A high-fiber diet rich in vitamin A may lower the risk of food allergy, suggest researchers who found that it protected against peanut allergy in mice.
Researchers have identified 28 new genetic risk variants for migraine, many of which are located in or near genes related to vascular disease.
A diabetic coma occurs when severe levels of uncontrolled blood sugar are not corrected. This article looks at the recovery process for this complication.
Blood clots can kill, and targeting and dissolving them quickly and safely can save lives. Drugs based on magnetic nanoparticles may offer solutions.
A new study suggests stress on the endoplasmic reticulum of cells triggers neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease and not just failure of mitochondria.
New cancer treatments could be in the cards, after researchers uncover a new mechanism by which cancer cells spread to other parts of the body and survive.
An analysis of 4,000 older adults yields a list of characteristics for identifying which elderly patients are likely to need help managing medication.
Is coffee a drink that people with diabetes need to worry about? We look at the possible effects of coffee and caffeine on diabetes.
A new mouse study finds that running releases a protein in muscle cells called cathepsin B, which travels to the brain to boost memory recall.
Scientists have created a model of a heart that reflects heart function at multiple levels. The model has shed new light on the causes of heart failure.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of diabetes in men. This article includes information on how diabetes can affect sex and cause erectile dysfunction.
Testing the effect of hop extract on estrogen metabolism - a pathway in breast cancer development - identifies a hops compound with anti-cancer potential.
Patients with diabetes are up to 56 percent more likely to die from a heart attack than those without diabetes, new research suggests.
How does HIV enter the nucleus of immune cells when it is bigger than the pores in its walls? New research shows it hijacks a protein to enlarge the pores.
A healthy diet is very important for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but what foods are best? This article looks at suitable foods and diet tips.