The researchers figured out that the bacteria can somehow sense they have become attached to intestinal cells inside a human and begin to express their genes.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Of the 35 countries assessed, the U.S. ranks 27th in projected life expectancy for both women and men by the year 2030.
The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.
After studying her own body's chronic pain, Ashley Black was inspired to invent a massage tool that targets the tight fascia areas of the body and also works to diminish cellulite.
Dozens of sites did not even meet the researchers’ inclusion criteria, which required having written reviews of doctors, no fee for use, a search-by-name option, and not being restricted to a certain specialty or insurance plan.
Researchers are hopeful that a new method of cutting the amount of harmful bacteria in the stomach and intestines can reduce gut-related disease burden.
The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
In the study, the researchers correctly predicted 80 percent of the infants who would meet the criteria for an autism diagnosis at age two.
Although human trials are still decades away, the CRISPR gene-editing technique shows promising results when lowering cholesterol permanently in animal trials.
A study found that individuals who adhered to a gluten-free diet had twice the amount of arsenic in their urine and 70 percent more mercury in their blood compared to people on a regular gluten diet.
From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
Not to knock tomatoes or potatoes, but some foods are just more eye-catching and demand a closer look.
The new study assessed vitality, depression, anxiety, motivation and other aspects of mental well-being among groups of participants who were directly given more fruits and vegetables.
A new study found that being married essentially reduces a person’s chances of facing stress-derived health problems, and the waning level of cortisol among spouses has a lot to do with it.
In an effort to hopefully reduce the amount of botched lip surgeries, researchers took to Facebook to create a poll about ideal female lip size and appearance.
A new study shows that men who are depressed during their partner's pregnancy experience an upswing in their symptoms nine months post childbirth, which can be due to several factors.
Jordan Reeves' limb difference isn't slowing her down; she's embracing her unique condition by raising awareness for other children with limb differences and even designing her own 3D prosthetics.
Researchers have modeled nanoparticles the same size and shape as rabies to reach the brain's nerve cells, with the goal of targeting cancerous ones.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.
This sort of research allows doctors and scientists to examine whether variations in genes directly impact disease function.
Plaque buildup is a known precursor to serious neurodegenerative diseases, and while other oils carry this trait, vegetable oil is the type with which it's most prevalent.
In studying the presence of beta-carotene in participants, the researchers found that perception of attractiveness was based solely on looks, rather than the actual presence of an improvement in health.
New guidelines from the ACP advise that other therapies for treating lower back pain, like acupuncture and rehab, should be considered before taking potentially addictive pain medications.
The ready abundance of the peppertree plant means that, should the treatment prove effective in human trials, the medical community would face no shortage of the disease-fighting berries.
The study adds a new threat to the list of lifestyle and environmental factors that contribute to diabetes, note the researchers.
The researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke, or the tobacco pollutants often left behind on surfaces, caused significant increases in damage to human DNA.
While chronic depression must be treated by a professional, it is interesting to note that such a simple change in the body can affect mood almost immediately.
A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.
The active ingredient in licorice has been found to impact fetal brain growth and development, and you may be surprised by how common it is to ingest it without even eating candy.
New research finds that allowing pregnant women to ingest more than water or ice chips during labor is tied to a 16-minute shorter labor, on average.
Nearly a quarter of people between the ages of 20 and 69 who think their hearing is either fine or excellent show signs of hearing loss.
Since antiretroviral medications used to treat HIV increase one's risk of heart disease, a clinical trial seeks both male and female participants to test whether a heart disease pill will help.
The "Happy Song" was expertly engineered to make babies feel joyful and happy.
By measuring a person’s electrical activity in the brain, the brain-computer interface allowed patients to communicate in response to simple questions.
The technique involves making an incision behind the ear instead of beneath the voice box, where thyroidectomy procedures traditionally occur.
Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.
NURUGO's smartphone camera accessory and app can help people monitor their skin health and catch early signs of potentially dangerous conditions before they even become visible.
Scientists believe that brain synapses shrink during sleep and expand when activated during one’s waking hours, and such expansion is a marker for learning and memory.
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The study found that the brain’s gray matter decreased or increased, based on how long the astronauts were in space.
A group of campers found that a return to the natural light of day and the true darkness of night cured their bad sleeping habits.
The substances have been tied to severe health problems, such as testicular and kidney cancer, and scientists warn that chemicals in fast-food wrappers may “leach” onto the food products.
The findings go hand-in-hand with growing evidence that metabolism functions differently during the day when the body is active, as opposed to at night when it’s winding down.
Oral hygiene is a significant factor in one's overall well-being and health.
While most parents are vigilant in keeping medication out of the reach of children, it seems they can be a little lax when it comes to medications for pets.
The goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.
See how your state ranks in terms of quality and cost of dental care in the United States.
The researchers found a number of pregnancy-related complications that were associated with an elevated risk of developing autism after birth, like pre-eclampsia and birth asphyxia.
While previous studies had found many links between the brain hormone serotonin and energy use, the core question remained: How does it impact metabolism?
While Dance for PD does not claim to cure any of the symptoms, it does provide a way for patients of Parkinson’s to “demedicalize” the disease.
Ginger root's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it a super food that you can easily incorporate into your diet through these seven delicious recipes.
Some children who ingested the pods also experienced profuse vomiting, trouble breathing, and a few even died.
Although the carcinogens present in e-cigarette "juice" are not fully known, a group of researchers have concluded that they are still less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes.
Ocean pollution has gotten so bad that sea animals are ingesting more and more microplastics, which we inevitably ingest from seafood.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.
Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.
The research team developed a deep learning computer system — or an algorithm-based technique — that could identify skin cancer at just a glance.
Researchers are finding that children as young as six years old are aware of gender stereotypes, which is affecting how girls view their intelligence compared to their male classmates.
The helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.
If you're a night owl but your roommate is a morning person, this disruption in lifestyle could possibly alter your genes and adversely affect your health.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
The idea behind this wearable device is that if most people had a half day notice that illness was imminent, they could better plan for the sickness and ultimately their recovery.
Researchers are still trying to figure out what happened to 14 people in Massachusetts who came down with amnesia from 2012-2016.
The researchers determined that different traits were linked to the overall volume of the brain, the thickness of the cortex (the outer layer of the brain), and how folded the cortex was.
Solanezumab is the name of the antibody researchers are using with hopes to interrupt or even reverse the formulation of beta amyloid plaque within the brain.
Researchers have discovered that mushrooms have major brain-boosting and curative powers.
The difference between getting an A instead of a B letter grade could be affected by higher iron levels in students who are more physically active.
Scientists and activist groups are joining forces once again to battle and ultimately end the prevalence of HIV in the Deep South.
While there is still considerable debate over the health effects of e-cigarettes, a new study measuring heart activity of e-cigarette users may be tipping the scale.
For women who hit early onset puberty or never bear children, the risk of experiencing early or premature menopause is much greater.
The FDA has received over 400 reports of adverse reactions to Hyland's Teething Tablets, which contains the toxic substance belladonna and has been discontinued.
Scientists believe they may have found a fast, reliable method to reduce the need for costly procedures like skin grafts.
The study results showed that breast cancer cells were subdued, and even killed, when treated with luteonin, a compound found in certain herbs and vegetables.
Researchers discovered a linear association between low levels of B12, a vitamin largely found in meat and animal products, and preterm birth.
Overall, the children in the study saw a 25 percent improvement in behavioral symptoms and an improvement of 80 percent in gastrointestinal symptoms.
Our unstable world adds even more urgency for being prepared for future disease outbreaks, which experts warn we are not presently ready for.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
It's a problem that's getting worse: Doctors are increasingly relying on computers to document their patients' visits, and issues with medical records persist.
Researchers found cold weather helps airborne particles containing liquid and virus — like from a sneeze — spread easily and quickly over larger distances.
The 'Arctic Apple' takes three weeks to fully oxidize after being cut or bruised, which is growing their appeal over non-genetically modified apples.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Researchers studied how women coped with traumatic episodes during different times of their menstrual cycle, when estrogen levels naturally ebb or increase.
A popular ingredient widely used in toothpaste, chocolate, sweets, chewing gum and biscuits might cause cancer, according to a new study.
32 percent of boys and 28 percent of girls between the ages of 2 and 19 consumed at least two sugary drinks daily, according to the CDC.
The research could one day lead to the growth of human organs inside animals for transplant use.
A new study says that some people are genetically programmed to be overly drawn to social media.