Findings reveal tripling of blood levels of TMAO from red meat diet, but dietary effects can be reversed Researchers have identified another reason to limit red meat consumption: high levels of a gut-generated chemical called trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), that also is linked to heart disease. Scientists found that people who eat a diet rich in red...
Researchers are reporting that a healthy lifestyle intervention program conducted at a group of black churches appears to lower blood pressure more effectively than a health education program alone.
Researchers say they have discovered a gene mutation that slows the metabolism of sugar in the gut, giving people who have the mutation a distinct advantage over those who do not.
A new Food-PRICE study partly funded by NHLBI examined the health effects and cost-effectiveness of three policy interventions to incentivize healthier eating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
An NHLBI funded study found that more than 70 percent of high school students in the United States get less than 8 hours of sleep per night, falling short of the 8-10 hours they required for optimal health.
The lack of new antibiotics is among the most critical challenges facing medicine.
The mammalian liver possesses the remarkable ability to regenerate after injury, potentially restoring up to 70% of its lost mass and function in just a few weeks.
Researchers are reporting that with proper nutrition guidance it is safe and feasible to restrict weight gain in obese and overweight pregnant women.
The population of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia has made important contributions to genome-wide association studies of complex disease traits.