1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
It is well known that obesity can lead to health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it is thought that this is due to low-grade inflammation.
Researchers have discovered one reason why broccoli and other green leafy vegetables are definitely good for you.
A new study has shown that the food sweetener fructose can cause dangerous body fat deposits and trigger diabetes and heart disease in humans.
A gel made of compounds found naturally in the body could be used to grow new blood vessels, research on rats has shown.
Newborn mice can regenerate their own heart tissue following heart damage.
The animal rights group Animal Aid has launched a campaign against medical research charities who fund animal research.
For many years doctors have observed a link between the skin condition psoriasis and cardiovascular disease, but how the two could be linked has remained a mystery.
A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder.
A short history of heart pacemakers – one of the top ten medical inventions