Why is it so much harder in your 40s to bounce back from a night of drinking than it was in your 30s or 20s? What happened? Andrea Petersen has answers on Lunch Break. Photo: F. Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal.
Why are some obese individuals healthy, apparently protected from the damaging effects brought about by excess fat? Shirley Wang joins Lunch Break with a look at the latest research. Photo: Getty Images.
Swedish inventors have created an "invisible" bike helmet that's stored in a pouch around the neck and inflates like an air bag in case of a crash.
A 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years fulfills his wish o be his favorite superhero.
Keeping extra fat at bay could be as easy as eating chocolate.
Nothing healthy really comes to mind when you think of vending machines, but a new company in Chicago is trying to change that.
In toxicology screenings of the 10 most borrowed books at the Antwerp library in Belgium, two Belgian university professors found traces of the herpes virus on copies of E.L James' "Fifty Shades of Grey." That wasn't the only thing they found, although it was probably the most alarming. More ...
Old cholesterol guidelines said patients should target certain numbers for “good” and “bad” cholesterol. New guidelines focus on drug “therapy” for a wider range of at-risk people, even those currently healthy, and more intense doses for those at greater risk.
We have to admit the title above is slightly misleading. This article’s real title should be “55 Fall Cucurbita Recipes,” but that terminology just didn’t have the same ring to it. After extensive scientific research (and plenty of 9th grade-style diagrams), we learned that pumpkins, gourds, and squash are all members of the cucurbita genus. That’s ...
A new study shows people who are depressed or have been in the past, tend to age faster due to their cells growing older at a more rapid rate. “Scientists looked at the length of telomeres in a large group of people in the Netherlands.Telomeres are found at the ends of DNA and they ...