Chinese researchers reported this week that people eating high amounts of animal protein in their diets may suffer substantially fewer strokes compared with those who consume little or no animal protein.
Researchers have found a correlation between physical fitness level and cognitive performance on learning, memory, and verbal fluency tests.
Two independent reports published this week describe minor association between the number of moles women have and their risk of developing breast cancer, but the details of what link moles have to these risks are not known.
The FDA and EPA issued draft updates to their joint Advice and Questions & Answers documents regarding fish consumption as research suggests fish provides nutrients important for healthy development.
Sierra Leone has seen its death toll from the Ebola virus illness double in the past week, reaching 12 just as health officials express dismay in trying to control the deadly outbreak.
All men followed in a recent study decreased in their time spent exercising, but those men who began taking statins during the study decreased their time devoted to exercise faster than the others.
A Texas man died last month from Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, the deadly human prion disease with causal links to mad cow disease.
Classification scheme for defining “powerhouse” fruits and vegetables was developed and validated with a list of chronic disease risk-reducing foods revealed.
Hadi Abukhadra of the West Bank has been walking for a month after extensive surgery and therapy to reform his legs that were disfigured by a crippling disease.
Figuring out how many people enrolled in the federal Medicaid program after Obamacare went into effect is difficult and will probably not produce reliable numbers until later this year.