A new molecular study reveals for the first time that high blood sugar or glucose damages an important enzyme that is involved with how the immune system responds in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. The researchers say the findings will help map the progression of the devastating disease to
Most people know to brush and floss their teeth regularly. However, many people have questions about whether water flossing is an alternative to traditional flossing. Read on for more information on each of these techniques, and whether one is better than the other. Contents of this article:FlossingWater pickingWhich
Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States, and mental illness affects tens of millions of Americans each year. New research finds a link between the two, as psychiatric illness is found to raise the risk of stroke. A new study suggests those who have mental health
Researchers provide further evidence of how gene mutations in a certain brain region might fuel behaviors associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for the condition.Researchers reveal how certain gene mutations in the corticostriatal brain region might play a role in OCD-like behavior. Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily is considered sufficient for good health. But according to a new study, the greatest benefits come from eating 10 portions a day.Researchers say eating 10 portions of fruits and vegetables daily is best for preventing disease and premature death. From an analysis
Alzheimer's disease affects millions of Americans, and the numbers are expected to grow. New research suggests there may be a link between prolonged sleep and the risk of dementia. New research suggests those who sleep for more than 9 hours each night are at a higher risk of developing dementia.
Scientists have discovered that in healthy skin, harmful Staphylococcus aureus is kept in check by its friendlier cousins, whose numbers are depleted in people with atopic dermatitis, the most common type of eczema.The researchers found the bacteria on the skin of people with atopic dermatitis were not doing the same
For many, taking antidepressants means experiencing some form of sexual dysfunction. Experts are still researching the sexual side effects caused by antidepressants to figure out why they happen and how to prevent them. There may be some antidepressants that cause fewer sexual side effects, and there are also