With rare exceptions, the chemical reactions in our bodies are the result of enzymes that catalyze the process in question. Why?
Join ACSH directors of bio-sciences and medicine, Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein, as they break down these stories:
Recent research has suggested that e-cigarette use is linked to bone damage, erectile dysfunction, smoking relapse, depression and heightened st
Obesity is a description, not a “disease.”
Diabetes is a disorder of glucose metabolism.
Diabetes is a poster-child for many of today’s health concerns, an increasing incidence, the frequent associated with a sedentary lifestyle and poor nutritional choices, increasing out-of-pocket spending, and a rising toll on healthcare services.
“I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.” Emo Philips, American Comedian
When an unpublished study morphs into a health headline, you can pretty safely assume what you are about to read can be taken with a huge pinch of salt.
Most popular news stories about diet soda follow a predictable formula that goes as follows.