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.
The American Medical Association's "disease" label appears to boost feelings of self-acceptance among obese people — but it may also undermine weight-loss efforts, a recent study suggests.
The studies, which looked at data on more than one million people, confirmed previously reported evidence of the risks associated with vitamin D deficiency.
New research on mice provides clues to how excess body fat harms the human brain — and how exercise may help.
New research adds to growing evidence that sugar is connected to numerous health woes, including cardiovascular disease.
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.
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! In today's happy nutrition news, a study finds that chocolate consumption is linked to lower body-fat levels.
"King of Smoothies" Peter Sarsgaard and Dr. Frank Lipman discuss weight loss.