People who are deficient in vitamin D appear to have a much greater risk of developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes than those with normal vitamin D levels, according to a recent study.
A new study suggests examining how prostate cancer tumors change, and are expected to change, over time – called tumor evolution – can help determine how aggressive the cancer is and how it should be treated.
According to a large study involving 325,870 U.S. veterans, sustaining a mild head injury, or concussion, increases the risk for developing Parkinson’s disease later in life significantly – by 56 percent.
Previous studies have shown that people with a particular version of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene are at increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and that environmental factors, such as cigarette smoking and air pollution, ca...
Results of a new study suggest the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) increases the risk for seven diseases in some people who contract the virus.
A new study suggests low levels of the male hormone testosterone – hypogonadism, testosterone deficiency, or “low T” – may cause chronic health problems, sexual health issues, and reduced muscle mass in young men.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued a final recommendation on vitamin D supplementation, with or without calcium, to prevent fractures caused by falls in seniors.
Active young adults with type 1 diabetes may experience poor muscle health, finds a study from McMaster University and York University, both in Ontario, Canada.
A natural variation of a gene called KLF14 affects body fat distribution in some women and significantly increases their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, suggests a study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine