Middle-aged and older women who naturally go to bed and get up early (early birds) are considerably less likely to be depressed, according to a new observational study.
Seniors with gout, a painful condition caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints, have a 17 to 20 percent higher-than-normal risk for dementia, according to a recent study.
Natural lifespan in humans can be affected by a number of factors, in addition to overall health – gender, marital status, and, according to a new study, religious affiliation. Here’s how spirituality affects longevity.
Healthy adults can reduce their blood sugar levels by replacing starchy foods like rice and potatoes with lentils, also called pulses or legumes, suggests a small study.
People with severe mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, are more than twice as likely as those without mental health issues to develop type 2 diabetes, report researchers at the University of California.
Research suggests that such red meat allergies, sometimes caused by a tick bite, increase plaque buildup in arteries and can increase the risk for heart disease.
New research suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans may be able to detect early signs of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure before dementia symptoms develop.
Results of a new study suggest that sleeping fewer than six hours a night or more 10 hours a night increases your risk for metabolic syndrome that increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Scientists at the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo in Ohio have discovered a new structure in human sperm cells that may contribute to infertility and affect miscarriage and birth defect risk.
New research published in Circulation suggests men with erectile dysfunction – also called ED – are at increased risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death, even when they do not smoke or have other risk factors for cardio...