Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children
Most people love to get some extra shut-eye when the weekend rolls around, but new research indicates that sleeping in on the weekends could actually be bad for you. Despite the allure of lazing around with your pillows and blankets for a few extra hours, there are causes for concern when it comes to sleeping in that are leading some scientists to warn against the beloved habit.
Patients shed more weight when doctors give specific tips, study finds
'Snus' may be less harmful for smokers unable or unwilling to quit tobacco
Exercise can shift the human body clock, with the direction and amount of this effect depending on the time of day or night in which people exercise.
A high fat diet is linked to unfavourable changes in the type and numbers of gut bacteria-collectively known as the microbiome-as well as a rise in inflammatory triggers in the body, finds the first study of its kind, published online in the journal Gut.
Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body's immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led by Stoyan Dimitrov and Luciana Besedovsky at the University of Tübingen, helps explain how sleep can fight off an infection, whereas other conditions, such as chronic stress, can make the body more susceptible to illness.
Physically active men who are not overweight but who have a relatively high waist-stature ratio are more likely to develop heart disorders, according to a study by Brazilian researchers
People with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours, a new University of British Columbia study of parks and greenery in 10 major North American cities has found.
It starts as a persistent and irritating pain in the foot or lower leg, then it gets more intense, maybe with swelling, and soon a runner knows she's being sidelined by one of the most common running injuries: a stress fracture. These tiny cracks in the bone can halt training for months or even end a sports season.
Poor cardiorespiratory fitness could increase your risk of a future heart attack, even if you have no symptoms of a lifestyle illness today, a new study has found.
People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up may be experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure called orthostatic hypotension. Now a new study says middle-aged people who experience such a drop may have a greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later.
Quitting the habit of drinking too much coffee will provide the body more benefits upon taking healthier alternative beverages such as kombucha tea and green tea among others.
According to a new study, drinking moderately can be associated with a reduced risk of dementia.
Get to know why there is a decline in the sperm count of men coming from these three continents.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.