We all worry about Alzheimer's disease from time-to-time, especially if we've had the unfortunate experience of watching a loved-one suffer from it in their late-life. Now new research has revealed that a key hallmark of the encroaching disease, the accumulation of an abnormal protein in the brain, can start in people as young as 20 years old - younger than scientists ever imagined.
According to a new study, how you perform on a treadmill can predict a person's mortality.
Recent research has just revealed that feeding babies peanuts could halt the development of a food allergy, and now a new study indicates that these same nuts can make you live longer.
Lyme disease: it's a pain for people both figuratively and physically. And for as long as the disease has been around, people have placed the blame squarely on the deer tick. Now new research has revealed that birds, of all things, should also be sharing a great deal of the blame, as they serve as ideal incubators and distributors of the disease.
In what is a rather sad study, researchers revealed that in about the last 15 years, suicide rates among US adults have risen by 40 percent.
Aggressive boys, it turns out, develop into stronger teens compared to their weaker counterparts, a new study says.
In what can be considered an eating marathon of sorts, new research has indicated that on-and-off fasting could help increase your lifespan.
People who sleep too much, that is, more than 8 hours a day, have a higher risk of stroke, according to a new study.
Common food additives, it turns out, may cause obesity and metabolic syndrome, among other conditions, according to a new study.
Let's be honest, a LOT of things can supposedly give you cancer, especially considering that cancer is nothing more than mutated cells forgetting where they are supposed to be. Radiation, toxins, and even inflammation can all screw with the natural order of things. Now, researchers are adding a new item to the ever-growing list of carcinogens: amber food coloring.
Researchers have determined that antibiotic-resistant malaria is spreading once again, making its way from the little-known country of Myanmar to India. This has experts panicking, because if this strain of resistance travels from Asia into mosquito populations on the African sub-continent, millions of lives could be at risk.
During the 14th century, Europe was ravaged by what is commonly known as the Black death, or bubonic plague, and since then rats have largely been to blame. However, now new research finds that we have been pointing the finger at the wrong rodent.
Concerned parents might shy away from this at first, but researchers are now saying that if parents want to ensure that their child does not develop a peanut allergy, they should be feeding him or her products containing the infamous nuts from a very young age.
It has been seen that unemployment can sometimes lead to feelings of depression, but one new study says that it can even change your core personality.
It is well known that our body's circadian rhythm controls our sleep cycle, but we also have what are called ultradian rhythms, which may not only influence daily activity but the onset of mental illness as well, according to a new study.