New research examines how using more appetizing words to describe healthful foods affects eating choices and finds that the wording can go a long way.
A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most.
A new study finds that a slow walking speed at the age of 45 correlates with premature cognitive and physical aging, and that slow gait may predict aging.
New research shows how our environment shapes our food choices by looking into the impact of simply adding extra vegetarian options to the menu.
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the nervous system. They influence mood, muscle movement, heart rate, and many other functions. Learn more here.
When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here.
Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes pain in the heel. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of plantar fasciitis here.
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medical conditions linked with it, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and their treatments.
A new study attributes the link between tau protein clumping and brain damage in Alzheimer's disease to brain immune cells called microglia.
Researchers have found that blood vessels likely contribute to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. The finding also suggests novel treatments.