Apples, tea and moderation — the 3 ingredients for a long life

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research...

New evidence points to viral culprit in AFM child paralysis

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

Mode of delivery at birth may play key role in shaping the child’s skin...

The maturation of skin microbial communities during childhood is important for the skin health of children and development of the immune system into adulthood,...

AI tool characterizes a song’s genre & provides insights regarding perception music

The debate can finally be put to rest--Lil Nas X's record-setting, chart-topping hit "Old Town Road" is indeed country. But it's also a little...

An alternate theory for what causes Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia among the elderly, is characterized by plaques and tangles in the brain, with most efforts at...

A computer system that knows how you feel

Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a...

Low-income, black neighborhoods still hit hard by air pollution

Disease-causing air pollution remains high in pockets of America – particularly those where many low-income and African-American people live, a disparity highlighted in research...

Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm...

Previous studies have shown that some women who use aspirin and are later diagnosed with breast cancer may live longer, which may be related...

Alzheimer’s disease destroys neurons that keep us awake

Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessive daytime napping can develop long before the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease begin to unfold. Prior studies have...

Walnuts Show Protection Against Ulcerative Colitis in Early Study

Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, according to a new study by researchers at UConn Health and Texas A&M University.Through their complex...