Health & Science

kale and other leafy vegetables
October 24, 2014
Found in dark green leafy vegetables, it has also been shown to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers have known for a while that getting enough lutein in your diet seems to be a good thing for eye health; people who consume more of...

a mother holds her baby's tiny hand
October 24, 2014 Large Image
Hormone studies in rodent mothers could lead to better treatments for postpartum depression in humans

Caring for a new baby can be fraught with difficulty—even more so for a mom living with stressful family dynamics or other uncertainties. Now a...

a grilled chicken salad
October 20, 2014 Large Image
New research shows that it is possible to create new eating habits

“I can resist anything except temptation.” Anyone who has ever been on a diet can relate to that quip from Oscar Wilde. No matter what the fad...

people work on rescuing a dolphin on a beach
October 20, 2014 Large Image
Veterinary student’s research could improve survival rates for stranded animals

No one knows why dolphins beach themselves, but once they wash ashore, they will surely die without proper care.

A new study has found that...

montage of foods with magnesium levels listed
October 17, 2014
Only about half of Americans get the recommended daily amount in their diet

Getting enough magnesium in the diet may reduce the risk of diabetes, especially for those who already show signs of heading that way...