It can give you a boost of energy, but new research finds a cup of joe can’t help preserve brain function as you age. According to Reuters, researchers at the University of Helsinki assessed the coffee drinking habits, as well as other social, demographic and health data of a large population of twins who were 50-years-old on average.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been increasingly discredited in recent years, after being linked to a higher risk of heart disease and some cancers, and a new study has added another reason menopausal women may want to avoid it.
Based on research conducted at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, it appears that adding soy to one’s diet may result in a reduced risk of developing diabetes and in improved insulin sensitivity.
According to research presented at a recent American Heart Association conference, premenopausal women who have insufficient vitamin D levels have an elevated risk of developing high blood pressure.
According to new research, enriching one’s diet in folate—also known as folic acid or vitamin B9—may reduce the odds of developing colorectal cancer in women.
Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common side effect of gastric bypass surgery, but according to a new study supplementation with probiotics may help patients avoid the problem.
According to recent research, seniors who have insufficient levels of vitamin D have a higher risk of dying from heart disease than individuals with adequate levels of the vitamin.
Based on new research, scientists are beginning to understand why people with diabetes should be particularly wary of vitamin D deficiency.
Those looking for all-natural ways of preserving the skin’s youthful appearance may soon have another option to turn to as researchers have shown light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a green tea extract-based cream may help reduce wrinkles.
Researchers suspect that kudzu, a vine that covers millions of acres in the southeastern U.S., contains a compound that may be useful in treating metabolic syndrome, and may therefore become a source of valuable dietary supplements.