Study Finds Lifestyle Changes Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk

While genetics, such as carrying BRCA gene mutations, play a role in who is more likely to get breast cancer, everyday lifestyle factors are involved, too. Research published in JAMA … Read More

For Smokers, Even ‘Good’ Levels of Air Pollution Are Bad

iStock Even low levels of air pollution can pose a threat to the lungs of cigarette smokers, researchers say. They tested 29 nonsmokers, 71 smokers without lung disease, and 58 … Read More

Cooking with wood or coal is associated with increased risk of respiratory illness and death

Burning wood or coal to cook food is associated with increased risk of hospitalization or dying from respiratory diseases. Credit: ATS Burning wood or coal to cook food is associated … Read More

Molecule produced during fasting appears to have anti-aging effects on vascular system — Study

A molecule produced during fasting or calorie restriction has anti-aging effects on the vascular system, which could reduce the occurrence and severity of human diseases related to blood vessels, such … Read More

New Research Links Household Chemicals To Poor Kidney Health

Photo: Getty Images Researchers says widely used household and industrial chemicals may harm the kidneys. These manufactured chemicals, called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are not biodegradable. People are exposed … Read More

Release of ‘danger’ molecules during stress may put youth at risk of cardiovascular disease

Image Source The release of “danger” molecules in response to significant periods of mental stress early in life may leave young people at lifelong risk of cardiovascular disease, scientists report. … Read More