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Obesity causes premature aging that can be measured in the cells. Breaking research set out to see whether bariatric surgery could reverse this process.
High cholesterol is linked to reduced mortality and improved survival in the four most common cancers, researchers say, as they present their new study.
Poor nutrition or stress during pregnancy could influence lifelong attributes of offspring in adulthood and could explain heritability of type 2 diabetes.
Researchers find that between 2010-2013, states that had legalized the use of medical marijuana saw a fall in prescription drug use.
Research on centenarians shows that the extra years lived are mostly healthy years - with illness often arriving decades later than in younger seniors.
A new study from universities in Sweden and Germany finds that carrying excess fat does not contribute to a warmer body in obese mice.
Stomach viruses and food poisoning cause similar symptoms. Learn how to tell the difference with this article, as well as how to prevent both conditions.
Concussions affect millions of Americans each year. New research provides further insight into concussion’s impact on the white matter of the brain.