Hot flashes could be precursor to diabetes, study suggests

Hot flashes, undoubtedly the most common symptom of menopause, are not just uncomfortable and inconvenient, but numerous studies demonstrate they may increase the risk of… Read more..

Try exercise to improve memory and thinking, new guideline urges

For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don't be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners… Read more..

Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of death for babies under the age of 1 year. In a new policy statement, the American… Read more..

Onion compound suppresses ovarian cancer cell proliferation

A new study reveals that a compound found in onions has anti-ovarian cancer effects. The research comes from Kumamoto University in Japan and is published… Read more..

Is there a better time of day to work out?

Yes, say scientists. The time of day determines a muscle’s energy efficiency and metabolic responseHumans may be able to respond better to exercise during the… Read more..

Migraine may be caused by bacteria found in the mouth

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that the mouths of migraine sufferers harbour significantly more microbes with the ability… Read more..

Scientists develop new sensor, which can detect vitamin B12 deficiency within minutes

Scientists  at the University of Adelaide in Australia have developed a new world-first optical sensor that may quickly detect vitamin B12 deficiency, a condition linked… Read more..

Exercise and reduce type 2 diabetes

A new study, published this week in the journal Diabetologia, takes a deeper look at the role of exercise in the development of type 2 diabetes.… Read more..

In a first, brain computer interface helps paralysed man feel again

Imagine being in an accident that leaves you unable to feel any sensation in your arms and fingers. Now imagine regaining that sensation, a decade… Read more..

Exercise for an hour to counter health risks from prolonged sitting

The health risks associated with sitting for eight or more hours a day -- whether at work, home or commuting -- can be eliminated with… Read more..

Consumption of grilled meat linked to higher mortality risk among breast cancer survivors

Findings published in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicate that higher consumption of grilled, barbecued, and smoked meat may increase the mortality risk among breast cancer… Read more..

How a Western diet leads to overeating and obesity

More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption… Read more..