There's been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis to celiac disease and asthma. What is autoimmune disorder? The first step toward a cure is understanding and controlling the causes.
MS expert — and patient — Terry Wahls, MD, on what the recent discovery means for those with the neurodegenerative disease.
Brominated vegetable oil, commonly used in sports drinks and sodas, has been banned in several countries because it’s both a flame retardant and a potential hormone disrupter.
Air pollution is now considered the world’s largest environmental health risk, taking the blame for an estimated seven million premature deaths in 2012, the World Health Organization said.
New research on mice provides clues to how excess body fat harms the human brain — and how exercise may help.
Azodicarbonamide is used by some U.S. grocery stores and restaurants to whiten dough and speed up the bread-baking process.
The pharmacy chain's announcement this week reignited the smoking discussion. Read on for more information and resources on habit and addiction.
For people who drink milk, full-fat and organic may be a healthier option than conventional dairy.
Many people are finding better health solutions with functional medicine, a new model for how to practice medicine and treat chronic disease.