Health

How long should you fast for weight loss?

Two daily fasting diets, also known as time-restricted feeding diets, are effective for weight loss, according to a new study published by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Neuroscience

Antioxidant cocktail key to preventing Alzheimer's

Research from The University of Western Australia has found a diet rich in nutrients and antioxidants may prevent or even reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Neuroscience

Pulse pressure: A game changer in the fight against dementia

A recent paper published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, outlines a pulse-pressure-induced pathway of cognitive decline that sheds light on why previous treatments for dementia may have failed and proposes promising new directions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New imaging method could help detect and monitor liver disease

It's currently difficult to screen for certain liver diseases and to monitor these conditions once they're discovered. A team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Massachusetts Institute of ...

Ophthalmology

A vitamin A analog may help treat diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness among the working-age population. A new study in the American Journal of Pathology reports that visual function in diabetic mice was ...

Ophthalmology

How exercise reduces cataract risk

Chinese and Australian researchers have combined studies of more than 170,000 people and found conclusive evidence that regular physical exercise reduces the risk of age-related cataracts, the cause of blindness in an estimated ...

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