Obese people with heart failure may live longer than those who are thinner—especially if they are "metabolically healthy," a new study suggests.
Distinct HIV-1 strains may differ in the nature of the CCR5 molecules to which they bind, affecting which cells they can infect and their ability to enter cells, according to a study published December 6 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Bernard Lagane of the Institut Pasteur and INSERM, and colleagues.
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported.
The idea of a cancer vaccine is something researchers have been working on for over 50 years, but until recently they were never able to prove exactly how such a vaccine would work.
By age 60, one in three American women have had a hysterectomy. Though hysterectomy is a prevalent and routine surgery, the removal of the uterus before natural menopause might actually be problematic for cognitive processes like memory.
For exercise, many people cycle to and from work, or visit the gym to lift weights. Regardless of the form of training they choose, people exercise to improve their health.
It has come to light that Public Health England (PHE), a major United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Care agency, has neglected to make public the results of three major clinical trials assessing the safety and effectiveness of childhood vaccines. (Gee, I wonder why.)
We’ve all heard this story before: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) evaluates a drug that has already flooded the market, only to find that an unintended ‘side effect’ of the drug is that it’s a cancer risk.
While cancer is expected to affect nearly 40 percent of Americans – at some point in their lives, there is still good news on the natural health front.
Autism rates continue to surge worldwide, especially within “developed” countries with robust (conventional) healthcare systems.