"Aperitif Effect" Could Trigger Brain's Response to Alcohol, Food

Alcohol consumption has been shown to sensitize the brain's response to food aromas and increase caloric intake among women, also known as the "aperitif effect."

Too Much Vitamin A May Hurt, Not Help, Immunity

Too much vitamin A may result in negative health consequences when it comes to the body's immunity, a report published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology has shown.

Why Citrus Consumption May Up Melanoma Risk

Individuals who regularly consume orange juice or grapefruit may have a higher risk of developing melanoma.

AHA/ASA: Guidelines Support Endovascular Tx in Stroke

Endovascular treatment should be used to treat certain stroke victims, according to new guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

Robotic Sx Viable for Morbidly Obese With Endometrial Cancer

Robotic surgery is safe and feasible for the surgical management of morbidly obese patients with endometrial cancer.

Working in Food System Industries Associated With Morbidity, Mortality

Occupational morbidity and mortality are elevated across food system industries compared with nonfood system industries.

Hormone May Be Why Diet Sweeteners Don't Satisfy Hunger

Artificial sweeteners don't contain the calories or energy that evolution has trained the brain to expect from sweet-tasting foods, thereby failing to satisfy hunger, and a specific hormone may be the key to the process, according to an experimental study.

Physician-Provided Oral Health Services Can Cut Cavities

For kindergarten students, physician-based comprehensive preventive oral health services (POHS) are associated with a reduction in caries, but no improvement in subsequent use of dental treatment.

For Effective HIV Vaccine, Sequence of Shots May Be Key

A sequence of immunizations against HIV might hold the key to a successful vaccine, a new experimental study suggests.

Noted Decline Seen in Surgical ED Treatment

Use of penile prosthesis (PP) insertion has decreased for erectile dysfunction (ED).