Health Problems

Study reveals how stress can curb the desire to eat in an animal model

Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat. Findings appear in Nature Communications. The scientists believe their research could aid efforts to develop treatments for a serious eating disorder called […]

Personal Health

Genomic ‘map’ reveals not all fat is equal

It’s not just about how much—the location of where fat is stored in the body can have significant implications for human health. A new study compared fat cells from under the skin and from the harmful fat inside the abdomen, creating the first comprehensive genomic map that reveals unique features, which appear to ‘hard-wire’ different […]

Personal Health

Health Check-up uncovers many unrecognised problems

In a new study from Australia among supposedly healthy people in age were found between 40 and 75 years, an average of five previously unknown health problems per Person, among other things, hearing loss or high blood pressure. The authors, therefore, advise people over the age of 40. Years of age to have regular health […]

Kids Health

John Legend Reveals His Father's Day Plans

Time to celebrate! John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are planning to have a busy Father’s Day with their brood. “We’re actually going to Cannes Sunday afternoon,” the EGOT winner, 40, told Us Weekly exclusively on Thursday, June 13. “Chrissy and I are both doing things for Cannes Lions, so it’s not a bad way to […]

Health News

The danger of dietary supplements for teens, Harvard study reveals

The danger of dietary supplements for teens: Harvard study reveals hundreds of young people have been sickened or hospitalized by weight loss and muscle-building products in 10 years A team at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health analyzed 10 years of FDA data on reactions to supplements They found young people who take ‘enhancement’ […]

Health Problems

Research reveals new insights into how brain functions

For most native English-speakers, learning the Mandarin Chinese language from scratch is no easy task. Learning it in a class that essentially compresses a one-semester college course into a single month of intensive instruction—and agreeing to have your brain scanned before and after—might seem even more daunting. But the 24 Americans who did just that […]