There are more than 500 million adults suffering from obesity according to a 2008 statistics. The number has jumped more than doubled since 1980.
The Boeing Waverider X 51A hypersonic jet of the US Air Force is the latest aircraft technology introduced since the program started in 2004.
People have two types of fat, white fat which stores energy and accumulates from not exercising enough, and brown fat which burns it, which is highly efficient at dissipating stored energy as heat.
Trichologists have discovered that hair follicles on the scalp can become trapped in a resting state where they do not grow new hair, leading to thinning.
Diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin, or when the produced insulin doesn’t work properly.
Daffodils may hold the key to treating depression, research by academics of the University of Copenhagen in Denmark suggests.
Unpleasant though the cockroaches are, biologists say they are essential of the earth’s critical ecosystem.
Thinking about a happy outcome plants a ‘suggestion’ in the mind, in a similar way to a hypnotist, psychologists say.
Acne is an age-old problem for teenagers but help could be at hand from an unlikely source, according to a study.
Scientists say they have managed to turn patients’ own skin cells into healthy heart muscle in the laboratory.