Biking a half hour to work improves brain function, but if pollution hangs in the air, a moderate pace of 8 miles per hour tests best for overall health.
Babies born to mothers given 2.4 grams of omega-3 supplements in the third trimester of pregnancy had nearly a third lower risk of experiencing asthma by age 5.
Brown University researchers found that each alcoholic drink consumed on average per day increased melanoma skin cancer risk by 14 percent.
In a 10-year study, Korean researchers found a link between vitamin C, folate and potassium intake and the length of telomeres associated with increased longevity.
Type 2 diabetics that ingested a dry extract of the bark of Hintonia latiflora, a tree grown in Mexico and South America, experienced a 25 percent reduction in fasting blood glucose levels, as well as improved cholesterol and liver markers.
Teenage girls performed worst in a soccer ball-dribbling drill after reading an article about the perceived incompetence of female soccer players.
Spanish athletes that ran barefoot for 12 weeks during a study saw positive changes in their foot rotation while running and landed more often in a desirable mid-foot position.
People that drink more water in the course of a day tend to eat less, especially fat, sugar, and sodium, a University of Illinois study found.
Heart-attack patients that underwent chelation therapy to remove heavy metals from their blood suffered fewer heart-disease events than a placebo group.
Australian scientists report that sage appears to preserve memory by inhibiting changes to an enzyme that’s key in cognitive functions.