Purple potatoes could deter cancer

Baked purple potatoes contain compounds that could be effective in fighting and limiting the spread of colon cancer, according to a recent study.

Vitamin D linked to multiple sclerosis

A genetic study has confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which could lead to better treatment and prevention.

Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050

World Alzheimer Report indicates that the number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050.

Apps help improve healthy habits?

Researchers have found that smartphone applications and mobile sensors had the potential to improve users' cardiovascular health.