While genetics and upbringing play a big role in how much we weigh and eat, our immediate response to food is driven by our bodies need for nutrition at the time.
An imbalance in an individual's microflora is suspected to contribute to the development and persistence of obesity.
Scientists investigating the herpes virus have found an ongoing conflict in the cells of sufferers, even when the virus is apparently dormant.
Daily consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup or sucrose can impair the ability to learn and remember information.
These results suggest that any therapies designed to improve human health through diet should take into account whether the patient is male or female.
By analyzing the brainwaves of 16 individuals as they watched mainstream television content, researchers were able to accurately predict the preferences of large TV audiences, up to 90 percent in the case of Super Bowl commercials.
If you’ve ever ordered the wrong food at a restaurant, don’t blame yourself; blame the menu.
The researchers' data shows that campers who formed a close relationship with at least one member from the other side at camp, and especially those who maintained those relationships once the program was over, retained the strongest feelings of positivity toward the other side.
Finding might help prevent mental illnesses linked with stress
Salk scientists show that the little-known supportive cells are vital in cognitive function