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How can you tell if you are enduring regular aging changes or if they are a result of low testosterone? And when should you treat it?
There are two types of cholesterol: High-density and low-density lipoprotein, aka HDL and LDL, but how they affect your heart and your longevity is the subject of ongoing controversy. STORY AT-A-GLANCE Cholesterol, the soft, waxy substance found in every cell in...
Research links presence of too much glutamate in the brain to some of the most unsettling ailments of our day, including Lou Gehrig’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and others.
Ensuring bedrooms are pitch black at night—without light exposure from a TV, window, cellphone, or alarm clock—is way to reduce risk of chronic disease.
Research shows gluten sensitivity manifests in the brain—not the gut, and researchers refer to gluten sensitivity as a neurological disease.
A hidden danger, Naegleria fowleri—better known as a brain-eating amoeba—lives within many of America's waterways, but it can be avoided.
Australian researchers have created micro device that has potential to increase availability and success of male infertility treatment ICSI.
See small mosquitoes and flies in front of your eyes is known as “eye floater syndrome” or “eye floaters” or muscae volitantes.
There are a striking number of cancer survivors who successfully manage their conditions with a range of treatments and lifestyle changes.
If you haven’t read your cellphone manual closely, you might want to take a closer look. It advises you to avoid carrying your cellphone here so you can avoid exceeding the safety limit for radio frequency exposure. Yet, almost...
Stimulating acupuncture points can improve or cure diseases. In the West, acupuncture and acupressure are gradually gaining popularity.
It’s clear that severe food shortages are going to be inevitable, worldwide, and whatever food is available will continue to go up in price.
Less than 6 percent of medical drugs have high-quality evidence to support their benefits, according to recent study by University of Oxford.
Normal cells depend on oxygen for their growth. Cancer cells grow by devouring large amounts of glucose, even in an oxygen-rich environment.