A surprising way that diet leads risks of stroke and cognitive impairment
Healthy body temps are surprisingly lower
Balance is something we don’t think much about after we learn it (as a child) or start to lose it (as a senior), but balance is crucial to healthy living
A new study suggests that too much “good” cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks
Infectious Diseases affect us like clockwork, although it’s not clear why
Anthropologist Jennifer Raff argues that race is culturally created, but has biological consequences.
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen dives into why our minds love to go green
Cryotherapy is a recovery method that some pro athletes use nearly every day
Some claim that drinking the milk of other animals—or drinking milk beyond infancy—is both unnatural and unhealthy. How do the arguments for and against consuming milk stack up?
Suspicions humans are consuming tiny plastic particles have been confirmed, spurring future work into the possible health impacts
Including cross-training in your fitness program allows you to vary the stress placed on specific muscles and your cardiovascular system
Researchers identify a possible new target for treating atypical pain sensations
Hair loss treatment products are a $3.6 billion industry, but do they actually work?
They share similar signs and symptoms, but the difference comes down to ligaments versus tendons
James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo share the Nobel Prize for their work on harnessing the cancer patient's own immune system to destroy tumors.
By rethinking our running habits we can maximize running’s benefits and minimize its shortcomings
Like trees, teeth have rings that tell a story. By seeking abnormalities among them, scientists may have found a new method to identify illness before it hits.
Senior Editor Gary Stix talks about the September special issue of Scientific American, devoted to the science of being human. And Brown University evolutionary biologist Ken Miller discusses human chromosome 2 and what it tells us about us.
Researchers think they’re close to a cure for the common cold, but they first need to solve a complex problem that’s perplexed scientists for decades
The greasy buildup poses unrecognized risk in long-term care settings