Researchers from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are saying that not getting enough sleep "jolts the immune system into action in the same type of immediate response shown during exposure to physical stress."
The experience of going to school is completely different for different children. While some find school extremely boring, for some others, school is the best place to be in, all depending on their relationship with their friends and peers. For a child who is unpopular among his/her classmates, schooldays not only become miserable, but also affects them much later in life, says a latest research.
Packing on those extra pounds could be lead to knee pain. That's according to researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
A new weight loss pill is on the market - the first new prescription drug in the U.S. in about 13 years. On Wednesday, The Food and Drug Administration approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, ignoring push back from doctors for new weight-loss treatments.
For all the people who are unable to stop themselves from overeating, here is something bizarre, but helpful.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but could looking at certain pictures be making you pack on the pounds? That's what new research is saying.
For a long time, scientists have believed that food could become a "drug of abuse" like cocaine. The belief possibly stemmed from the fact that the desire to eat and activity such as drug taking was associated with the brain's "reward" circuitry. But a new research has found that in reality, the brain works opposite of the popular belief. A study shows that people who are not interested in food may be more likely to take cocaine. "Using genetic approaches, we found that increas...
More and more children are falling under the category of being obese and various factors are held responsible for the same, such as inactivity, lifestyle, food etc.
Researchers in Germany found that men with men low testosterone who are given replacement doses of the hormone shed weight steadily for years.
Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory.
A new study has found that an experimental drug, phentermine/topiramate, has helped significantly more overweight patients with diabetes lose weight.
It is not only teens and young women who are struggling with eating disorders. A new study found that the problems are very common even among middle-aged and older women. ...
A new study finds that a drop in testosterone levels over time is more likely to result from a man's behavioral and health changes than by aging. The study results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston.
In a tight economy, with fewer jobs, many people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed. A new study finds that one of those sacrifices is sometimes their own and their family's nutrition.
Children born by mothers who have of consumed between 1 and 6 alcohol units per week are just as intelligent and well-developed as children of abstaining mothers. Mothers who have been drinking 5 or more drinks on a single occasion a limited number of times before realizing that they were pregnant may also breathe a sigh of relief; their children have not been harmed.