Chewing food properly leads to the release of immune cells, Th17 cells, which help protect against infection and illness.
A drug usually used to combat malaria has been used in patients with brain cancer and do not respond to the targeted treatments.
Cholesterol-lowering drugs could prevent the formation of blood clots in the vein by as much as 25 percent.
Ana-Alecia Ayala's video went viral while dancing to "JuJu On The Beat." She died Wednesday after her long battle with cancer.
Dentists are normally known as the right person to address tooth aches which could lead to fillings or extractions, depending on the state of a person’s dentals.
The consumption of sugary sodas has been linked to 25,000 deaths in the United States in 2010, and 180,000 worldwide, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Chinese authorities reported Saturday that a man from the southwestern part of the populous country is the second person to die from the H5N1 bird flu virus this year alone.
A new research claims that a child's risk of contracting an allergic disease genetically doubles if a parent of the same sex has it. According to Professor Hasan Arshad, a consultant in allergy and immunology at Southampton General Hospital, allergies such as asthma and eczema are gender related and not simply hereditary. "We have known for decades that allergy runs in the family and many thought that maternal effect was greater than paternal effect due to a mother's closeness to her child, but we have discovered the inheritance is from mother to daughter and father to son," Prof Arshad was quoted as saying by Mail Online.
A new observational study has found more evidence to link daily aspirin intake and reduced risk of cancer mortality. The study by American Cancer Society researchers led by Eric J. Jacobs, Ph.D. although claims benefits of aspirin use in reducing mortality from cancer, it also questions the size of the potential benefit. The study has found approximately 37 percent mortality rate reduction among those who used aspirin for five years or more.
A research claims that lifting weights could significantly cut down the risk of type 2 diabetes, and the results are even better if weight lifting is accompanied by aerobics.
Ginger, the common spice has been acknowledged as a healing agent with ability to combat number of diseases and conditions. A new study clams that the herb might have powers to regulate blood sugar diabetic patients. The study by University of Sydney reveals that using muscle cells, ginger can control blood glucose. According to lead researcher Basil Roufogalis, professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, ginger extracts obtained from Buderim Ginger were able to increase the uptake of glucose into muscle cells independently of insulin. "This assists in the management of high levels of blood sugar that create complications for long-term diabetic patients, and may allow cells to operate independently of insulin," says Roufogalis.
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia that affects millions each year and there have been scores of researches to understand the nature of the disease better and to find a cure or root cause of it. According to a new research at the University of California, San Diego, Alzheimer's disease hits the 'younger elderly' harder than it hits the older people. The study notes that people in their 60s and 70s are affected much faster than those who show symptoms only by the age of 80 or 90.
Americans turn less to cigarettes, but find substitutes
In a surprising twist, new research has suggested that most Americans don't know whether they are gaining or losing weight.
Researchers from University of Warwick have revealed that about 150 million adults across the developing world are suffering from sleep-related problems.