A nutritionist boils a mountain of conflicting diet advice down to a few simple principles
The health care system needs to be prepared to protect potential VCA donors by optimizing the informed consent process
t three years, improvement in type 2 diabetes is better after bariatric surgery than with lifestyle changes, a small new study suggests
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Some researchers believe they will soon be able to slow or even stop the body's clock—at least for a little while
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Researchers found moderate support for using marijuana to treat chronic pain and muscle spasms and involuntary movements
Even four hours of intense activity may be enough to let bacteria escape from the gut into the blood, setting off a chain of inflammation. Christopher Intagliata reports
There's mounting evidence that antibiotic use early in life may contribute to obesity. As if we needed it—here's, one more reason why we need to care about antibiotic stewardship...
By getting volunteers to live in a sleep lab for more than a month, researchers hope to unravel the effects of chronic sleep debt and circadian rhythm gone awry
Reducing the use of trans found, used in foods ranging from microwave popcorn to frozen pizza, could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths, the agency said
Traveler's diarrhea is the most common illness in those who travel internationally, occurring in almost half of all travelers. If you plan on traveling abroad, make sure you understand the symptoms of this illness and how to treat it...
At one point in time, there was a fork in the road and some people decided to eat with it. Okay, that may be oversimplifying things a bit too much.
NYC cyclists can help Columbia University researchers study air pollution on the streets
A new report highlights conflicts of interest between food companies and the American Society for Nutrition.