New research spanning over almost 2 decades finds that a low fat diet benefits women’s health. A low fat diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables benefits women’s health in the long run, according to new research. Older studies in rats and mice have found that rodents on aRead More →

An extreme case of “fussy” or “picky” eating caused a young patient’s blindness, according to a new case report published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. The University of Bristol researchers who examined the case recommend clinicians consider nutritional optic neuropathy in any patients with unexplained vision symptoms and poor diet,Read More →

Drug-resistant strains of malaria are spreading across Southeast Asia, raising fears of a “potential global health emergency,” two new studies have found. The reports were published Monday in The Lancet, warning that a multi-drug-resistant strain had evolved and was spreading across Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. The new findings come as countriesRead More →

Logging your diet might help you lose weight effectively. (Source: File Photo) While logging everything you eat can be a tedious task, it turns out that this technique can help loose weight effectively, according to a recent study. The technique, known as dietary self-monitoring, requires a person to record everythingRead More →

Atlanta, Georgia | A new study published in Psychosomatic Medicine has found that a healthy diet can reduce the symptoms associated with depression. The study, conducted at the University of Manchester, analysed health data from almost 46,000 people. The analysis was a meta-review, or a study of previously conducted scientific studies. “Cutting back on fast-foods andRead More →

Analysing the DNA may help predict whether a person will live longer or die sooner than average, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK analysed the combined effect of genetic variations that influence lifespan to produce a scoring system. People who score in theRead More →

Researchers have found that a drug which could treat stroke victims may also prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The University of Southern California findings have been published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, reducing theRead More →