October 2015

A healthy gut can help you lose weight, lower cholesterol levels, ward off a cold, improve immunity and much more. “To achieve these benefits, you need probiotics, live microorganisms present in food, and prebiotics, dietary fiber that nourishes probiotics,” says Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of...

In fact, drugs labeled "take one a day" often work better when taken at night. Modifying the timing of drugs to achieve the greatest benefit with the lowest risk of unpleasant side effects is called drug chronotherapy. There have been tremendous advances in timing treatments for...