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Study Provides Further Evidence that Coffee Can Be Part of Healthy Diet

A large prospective cohort study of a half million people in the United Kingdom has found inverse associations for coffee drinking with mortality, including...

Study: Cytomegalovirus Infection May Enhance Immune System

In search of a way to rejuvenate the immune system of older adults, a team of scientists from the University of Arizona College of...

Study: Cytomegalovirus Infection May Enhance Immune System

In search of a way to rejuvenate the immune system of older adults, a team of scientists from the University of Arizona College of...

Scientists Find Biogenic Iron Minerals in Amyloid Plaques of Alzheimer’s Patients

In brains affected by Alzheimer’s disease, an international group of scientists has identified several chemically-reduced iron species, with mineral forms including a magnetic iron...

Study Shows Link between Titanium Dioxide Pigment and Type 2 Diabetes

A new pilot study, published in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, raises the possibility that humanity’s increasing use of titanium dioxide — the...

Study Shows How Caffeine Protects and Repairs Heart Muscle

Caffeine consumption has been associated with lower risks for multiple diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, but the mechanism underlying these...

Researchers Develop Muco-Adhesive Plaster that Sticks to Inside of Mouth

An international group of researchers has developed a biodegradable patch using special polymers which are able to stick to moist surfaces. The new patch,...

Excessive Salt Consumption is Bad for Your Health, New Study Confirms

A new study, for the first time, has compared the relationship between sodium (a component of table salt) intake and mortality, based on various...

Scientists Find High Levels of Two Herpesvirus Strains in Brains of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Herpesviruses 6A and 7 (HHV-6A and HHV-7) — two of the nine known members of the Herpesviridae family that infect humans — are found...

‘16:8 Diet’ is Effective for Weight Loss, Finds New Study

A new study published in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging is the first to examine the effect of the 16:8 diet — named...

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