Health

Maternal diet could affect kids' brain reward circuitry

Researchers in France found that rats who ate a junk food diet during pregnancy had heavier pups that strongly preferred the taste of fat straight after weaning. While a balanced diet in childhood seemed to reduce the pups' ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hypothyroidism, spinach and kale

Dear Mayo Clinic: I have hypothyroidism and take medication for it. When researching online, I read that I should avoid kale and spinach. Is this true? I enjoy a kale or spinach smoothie almost daily and don't want to give ...

Oncology & Cancer

Three in four don't know obesity causes cancer

Three out of four (75 per cent) people in the UK are unaware of the link between obesity and cancer, according to a new Cancer Research UK report published today (Friday).

Oncology & Cancer

Surviving cancer can bring new challenges

Millions of adults and children across the U.S. identify as cancer survivors. Beating cancer can transform someone's life and lead to a new sense of gratitude—but it can also usher in a range of physical and emotional challenges.

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