Health

Aerobic fitness may protect liver against chronic alcohol use

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 80,000 deaths in the United States each year. Over time, excessive drinking can lead to several chronic conditions, ...

Neuroscience

Receptor may aid spread of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in brain

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a way that corrupted, disease-causing proteins spread in the brain, potentially contributing to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's ...

Health

Fish oil found to help serious pregnancy complications

Taking fish oil during pregnancy could limit the effects of serious complications such as gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and miscarriage as well as enhancing fetal growth, according to researchers at The University of ...

Medical research

Researcher studies protein's link to heart disease

(Medical Xpress)—The largest protein known to exist in the human body functions as a molecular spring, and University of Arizona researchers are gaining new insights into its role in heart disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bracelet-like device controls chronic acid reflux, study finds

A bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control the chronic digestive disorder gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

page 3 from 5