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Diet and disease

A single droplet of blood can tell the doctor whether you have a mild or severe case of asthma.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

A child’s playing behavior can help predict if the child will develop autism.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

A new smartphone device can measure cholesterol and vitamin D levels.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Can experiments on insects say anything about human health?

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

Some ingredients in beer could have health benefits.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Rare cells in the blood could identify patients at high risk of heart attacks.

Ker Than, Contributor

Researchers are beginning to understand what makes people overweight and developing math tools to address the global problem.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Add virtual reality to the list of things that can make you feel a bit bigger around the waist.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new imaging study shows the powerful impact food has on the brain.

Devin Powell, Contributor

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