Tart Cherries

If you’d said the word “superfood” to someone just five years ago, you’d have gotten a funny look. Now, of course, it’s so last year. But if you want to know what healthy food trend people are going to be talking about in 2018, look no further: We found it. A few weeks...

The One Health Screening

The third most common cancer worldwide can be deadly, but it’s curable if discovered early. Even if you’re in good health, you should get this screening. Tall, lean Steffi Wessa of Landau, Germany, had never had a serious illness. So when in late 2013 after she turned...

Baby Born

A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived after surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. Vanellope Hope Wilkins, who has no breastbone, was delivered three weeks ago by Caesarean section. She has had three operations to place her heart back in her chest. The condition,...

Facial Skin

Dr. Susan Taylor went on Megyn Kelly TODAY to lay out four signs that could point to a serious medical condition. The dark circles around your eyes or nagging acne on your face may be telling you more about your health than you think. Megyn Kelly sat down with Dr. Susan Taylor,...

Weight Los

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects 422 million people worldwide. For decades, doctors have treated it with medications designed to keep blood sugar levels down. But in a paper published in the Lancet, researchers in the UK describe a landmark study in which people...

Chocolate

Overweight and obese people who eat almonds and chocolate every day may have lower cholesterol than their counterparts who don’t consume these foods, a recent experiment suggests. Consumed separately, almonds and chocolate have each been linked to lower blood sugar, blood pressure,...

Asthma

Asthma sufferers are being encouraged to wear a scarf over their nose and mouth to prevent asthma attacks this winter. Breathing in cold, damp air can make the airways tighten and trigger an attack in three out of four people, charity Asthma UK says. This can leave people coughing,...

Migraine

A new approach to preventing migraines can cut the number and severity of attacks, two clinical trials show. About 50% of people on one study halved the number of migraines they had each month, which researchers at King’s College Hospital called a “huge deal”. The...

Teenage Brains

Brain immaturity during adolescence could explain why some teenagers fail to respond to incentives such as cash rewards. Adults are good at putting maximum mental effort into the things that matter most. But, brain circuits are still developing in teenagers, making it harder for...

Clean Air

Targets for reducing illegal levels of NO2 pollution from vehicles will be achieved more quickly than the government expects, a study says. Researchers say government projections of future NO2 are too pessimistic, because they ignore the latest real world data. They say cities...