A new study found no differences between low-carb and low-fat diets. Some experts believe the result shows that the debate over the relative worth of these different diets has been overblown and confi
VIENNA (Reuters) - More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, campaign organisers said - using one of the new right-wing government's sign
(Reuters Health) - People who try to avoid junk food may lose similar amounts of weight on a low-carb or low-fat diet even when their genetics suggest that one of these options should be better for th
Scientists uncover faulty genes behind a rare blood vessel disorder and say cancer drugs could treat it.
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes, a court rules.
Antony Holly, 22, can't remember his mum, sister, nieces, friends or even his own name after he collapsed at a train station on his commute home to Romford, Essex
Why would an athlete in a sport like curling engage in doping? As an adage goes, “We mock what we don't understand.”
People who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and processed foods lost weight without worrying about calories or portion size.
OSLO (Reuters) - Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, sci
Older men who participate in moderate physical exercise have a lower risk of death, according to researchers in Britain.
A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped sensitize children to nuts in a major study
A person is more likely to get infected by HIV through anal intercourse than vaginal, but no one knows quite why. A new study shows that infection sites could affect the immune system's response to a
Although almost half of all elderly patients treated for subclinical hypothyroidism experience complications from prescribed medication, the popularity of this diagnosis & treatment keep growing.
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way
"Women leaders tend not to be ‘in your face,’ aggressive, and assertive in that manner. I think there’s a quiet strength that some women can bring to the table." - NuMedii CEO and founder Gini D
Researchers have demonstrated that genes activated during metastasis are also able to initiate primary tumor development, and they explain the molecular mechanism involved.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - The British government will publish a consultation paper on future agriculture policy "very shortly", Environment Minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday, as farmers dema
Google has developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can assess someone's risk for heart disease by looking at their retinas.
Kirsty Sharman admits a public order offence after leaving a foul-mouthed note on an ambulance.
A new study shows that both moderate and severe exacerbations in COPD patients are associated with a decline in their physical activity level. Researchers observed that the acute drop in physical acti