This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.
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More than 381,184 Bangkok commuters are suffering from respiratory diseases caused by air pollution that has been associated with traffic jams, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) revealed Friday.
U.S. doctors say they have saved a 7-year-old girl who was close to dying from leukemia by pioneering the use of an unlikely ally: a modified form of the HIV virus.
2012/12/13, 1 Comment
Kaohsiung fruit growers yesterday maintained that a batch of bananas found to contain excessive amounts of a fungicide did not come from them.
An outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever which has killed at least 165 people in Sudan's Darfur region is Africa's worst in decades, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
Jordan's health minister has said that two deaths in the kingdom from a SARS-like virus earlier this year which were confirmed by the World Health Organization last week were isolated cases.
The now familiar term “Asperger's disorder” is being dropped, abnormally bad and frequent temper tantrums will be given a scientific-sounding diagnosis called DMDD, and “dyslexia” and other learning disorders remain in the first major rewrite in nearly 20 years of the diagnostic guide used by U.S. psychiatrists. Changes were approved Saturday.
Younger adults who suffered a stroke were often smokers or had abused drugs or alcohol, according to a U.S. study that looked at over 1,000 patients.
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
The number of drugs when mixed with grapefruit that can lead to serious health problems, including sudden death, has skyrocketed, warns a Canadian researcher who first discovered the toxic link.