Young people who are exposed to lead may have a harder time getting a good night's sleep, which may affect their cognitive abilities, according to a new study.
Researchers find evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease.
New clinical trial data suggests supplementation with vitamin D3 could help improve depression scores in older adults with moderate to severe depression.
Study finds relationship between the PUFA arachidonic acid and levels of serotonin transport in key brain areas, linked to the severity of depression symptoms.
Japan manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children - high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches.
A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition.
Study provides the first compelling evidence that tea drinking positively contributes to brain structure by making network organization more efficient.
Snacking should be banned on public transport and extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity, England's outgoing chief medical officer says.
While we know that people who eat a greater number of different plant-based foods have more diverse, healthier microbiomes, less is known about exactly which bacteria prefer which foods.
Study reveals why we crave more calorie-dense junk foods after a sleepless night.
A recent meta-analysis revealed that children with autism spectrum disorders had a 41.1% higher risk of developing obesity than other children. On average, 22 out of 100 children with autism were found to have obesity.
Preparing meals at home can reduce your exposure to harmful PFAS chemicals that are commonly found in take-out and fast food packaging - study.
Young adults with depression whose diet is usually unhealthy showed significantly fewer symptoms of depression after eating a healthy diet for three weeks - study.
Not all research is equal, and not every research finding should be interpreted in the same way. Nor do all media headlines reflect what was actually studied or found. So how can you tell?
Researchers find that a better diet is associated with reduced side effects of sleep deprivation.
Recommended vitamin D intake levels vary between countries with optimal levels for one group differing for another group, a review says as it questions the "one-size-fits-all" guidelines.
Research suggests that the MIND diet reduces the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
Children born to mothers with high lead levels are more than four times as likely to be overweight or obese than children born to mothers with low lead levels.
Study suggests that obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma, compared with others.
Gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play a key role in childhood obesity.