Enlarged prostate may stop tumor growth

Enlarged prostate may stop tumor growth

For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But...

Are eggs healthy or not?

Eggs are common in people’s daily diet. However, whether they are healthy or not has been unclear. It’s true that just one egg yolk has 200...
Are you at risk of high blood pressure

Are you at risk of high blood pressure?

Anyone can develop high blood pressure. However, according National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, age, race or ethnicity, being overweight, gender, lifestyle habits, and a...

Why fasting and calorie restriction have anti-aging effects

A molecule produced during fasting or calorie restriction has anti-aging effects on the vascular system. It could reduce the occurrence and severity of human diseases...
6 risk factors for lung cancer everyone should know

6 risk factors for lung cancer everyone should know

Cigarette, cigar, and pipe smoking Tobacco smoking is the most important risk factor for lung cancer. Cigarette, cigar, and pipe smoking all increase the risk...
Why coffee cannot leave everyone wired

Why coffee cannot leave everyone wired

Not everyone responds to coffee in the same way. In a recent study, researchers from Northwestern University find depending on your genetic make-up, you might...
How to prevent or treat high blood pressure

How to treat high blood pressure effectively

About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, but many don’t realize it. High blood pressure is sometimes called a “silent...
This body clock trick makes us more patient

This body clock trick makes us more patient

Faster countdowns may make people more patient Not only does time fly when people have fun, but when time flies by on a countdown clock,...

Why sitting is not the ‘new smoking’

Sitting has been branded the “new smoking” for its supposed public health risks, especially for people with sit-down office jobs. Over the past 15 years...

Coronary calcium test could help clarify heart disease risk – and control cholesterol

When doctors are sorting out what to do about a patient's cholesterol, a key calculation is that patient's future risk for developing heart disease....
Only 12% of American adults have healthy metabolism functions

Only 12% of American adults have healthy metabolism functions

In a new study, researchers found that the prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is 'alarmingly low,' even among people who are of...

Is alcohol bad for you? It depends on the drink and how you drink...

Recent headlines claim that a glass of wine or a pint of beer a day shortens your life. It’s enough to dampen any thoughts of...
How to make healthy choices in your pregnancy

How to make healthy choices in your pregnancy

You’re having a baby! Now what? When you’re about to be a new mom, it can feel like there’s a lot to do and learn....
How sleep loss damages your health

How sleep loss damages your health

Eating at night and craving junk food are unhealthy eating behaviors, and they may present a potential link between poor sleep and obesity. This is...

How to have a healthy spine

Back pain is one of the most common reasons that Americans call in sick to work, with total costs in the United States exceeding...

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