Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Staying awake all night and sleeping all day for just a few days can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than...

6 tips for losing weight without fad diets

Monday – start diet. Tuesday – break diet! Wednesday – plan to start again next Monday. If this is you, it’s probably time to get...
Many popular dietary supplements may harm liver health

Many popular dietary supplements may harm liver health

A recent paper from two U-M hepatologists highlights the liver dangers associated with consuming some herbal and dietary supplements designed to build muscle or...
7 signs you need to test for fatty liver disease

7 signs you need to test for fatty liver disease

The health of your liver is rarely top of mind, but it should be in a couple of cases. Specifically, there are two major reasons...
Two type 2 diabetes drugs linked to heart disease risk

Two type 2 diabetes drugs linked to heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such...
Eating right to lower your blood pressure

Eating right to lower your blood pressure

What you eat affects your chances of getting high blood pressure. A healthy eating plan can both reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure...
What causes chronic fatigue

What causes chronic fatigue? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Around 200,000 people in Australia suffer from a debilitating illness often branded with the unfortunate name of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). I say “unfortunate” because...
Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

There is growing evidence that sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are related to stroke risk and recovery from stroke, according to a...
6 things can increase your obesity risk

6 things could increase your obesity risk

There are many risk factors for overweight and obesity. Some risk factors can be changed, such as unhealthy lifestyle habits and environments. Other risk factors,...
Healthy lifestyle habits can help you control high blood pressure

Healthy lifestyle habits can help you control high blood pressure

Healthy lifestyle habits can help you control high blood pressure. These habits include: ·  Healthy eating ·  Being physically active ·  Maintaining a healthy weight ·  Limiting alcohol intake ·   Managing and coping with stress To...

A better way to treat high blood pressure

A strategy that examines a patient's overall heart disease and stroke risk to determine blood pressure treatment—rather than blood pressure levels alone—is more effective...
4 big health benefits of strength training you should know

4 big health benefits of strength training you should know

Strength training, or resistance training, is one type of exercise using resistance to build muscle muss and strength. One simple example of resistance exercise is...

Change in weight could mean health risk in older people

Middle-aged and elderly adults who gain or lose a moderate to large amount of weight—defined as a 10% change in weight—may have an increased...

Scientists discover early warning sign of psychosis

Brains of people at risk of psychosis exhibit a pattern that can help predict whether they will go on to develop full-fledged schizophrenia, a...
Loneliness could make it hard to control diabetes, high blood pressure

Loneliness could make it hard to control diabetes, high blood pressure

One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. New research suggests that loneliness may be making it harder for middle-aged Appalachians...

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