The idea of art as medicine dates back to antiquity, but recently the concept is drawing increasing interest from the medical and science communities.
A growing body of science suggests that sugar isn’t just making us fat; it may also be making us sick. SugarScience is a national initiative to educate the public about its surprising health impacts.
It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us – which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold – may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
The calorie-burning triggered by cold temperatures can be achieved biochemically – without the chill – raising hopes for a weight-loss strategy focused on the immune system rather than the brain, according to a new UCSF study.