Everyone who wants to follow a healthy diet knows that they need to keep away from cheese.
A new study by researchers from the University of East Anglia suggests that a diet high in antioxidants such as selenium and vitamins C and E may reduces the risk of pancreatic cancer by up to 67 percent.
A latest finding by researchers in Australia suggests that breast cancer cells can destroy a powerful immune response in the body and allow the disease to spread to the patient's bones. The researchers also experimented with two ways to restore this immune response of the body that could help patients fight breast cancer, but they said that it need years of studies and experiments before this can be turned into a therapy.
If you love eggs but have been avoiding eating it for the fear of saturated fat in it, here is good news. According to researchers, eggs these days are much healthier than they used to be, three decades ago. Eggs are more nutritious and beneficial with low levels of fat, cholesterol and calories. Also, eggs these days are much richer in vitamin D compared, claim researchers. The study funded by the Department of Health claims that a medium-sized egg now has around 25 per cent less saturated fat ...
According to a latest research, U.S residents affected with HIV virus, who are born in some other country, are more likely to be Hispanic or Asian and to have acquired the virus through heterosexual sex. For the research, the researchers examined the data from 191,000 plus HIV positive people across 46 U.S states and five territories between 2007 and 2010. It was found that 16.2 percent of those were born in a foreign country.
According to a recent study, consuming food rich in vitamin E could lower the risk of liver cancer in older people.
Women suffering eating disorders to chase the image of a 'perfect' body have been in the realm of society's sub-conscious for time immemorial.
According to a latest research, consumption of oily fish could be very harmful for prostate cancer victims and could significantly increase their chances of succumbing to the disease.
In a latest study, a 'biomarker' has been found in the blood that may help indicate and predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Researchers tested blood samples of 99 women between the age of 70 and 80 and checked for levels of a fatty compound called ceramides, which is linked to inflammation and cell death. When the women were followed up after 9 years, 27 of them reportedly had developed dementia, 18 of whom had perhaps contracted Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers, for the first time have found evidence that an adult human lung can grow back, at least in part, after it has been removed surgically. Researchers used MRIs with hyperpolarized helium-3 gas to show that existing alveoli -- the tiny, air-exchange units of the lung -- actually increased in number after a 33-year-old woman had her entire right lung removed due to cancer, said the news release.The woman in the study showed a 64 percent increase in the number of alveoli in her lung 15 ye...
Researchers have concluded that surgery for prostate cancer was no better in saving lives than observation.
Almost 1,000 cases of the contagious whooping cough have been confirmed so far in 2012, according to preliminary reports from New York Health Department. That number is up 931 cases reported in all of 2011.
Black gay men are more affected by AIDS than any population in the developed world.
According to a researchers from the The Miriam Hospital's Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, nearly 25 percent of college women try smoking tobacco with a hookah, or water pipe, for the first time during their freshman year.
A latest study by US researchers claims that by modifying bacteria in the gut of the malaria mosquitoes the disease could be stopped. Malaria is one of the most widespread and dangerous insect-transmitted human disease in the world. The research has revealed that 'friendly' bacteria in the stomach of the mosquito alongside the malaria parasite can be modified and used to destroy the malaria causing parasite. The friendly bacteria produces certain kinds of deadly toxins which are neither ha...