Sleep is more important than healthy diet and exercise in a healthy lifestyle

For many people, that goal of having a healthy lifestyle involves improvements in diet and exercise but rarely sleep. It is easy to fall off...

Training muscle strength could boost your heart health

A new study shows that regular physical exercise and muscle strength training could improve cardiovascular health. The finding is published recently in the scientific journal...
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7 ways to prevent and manage childhood obesity

World Obesity Day was established to promote practical solutions to end the global obesity crisis. Leading up to 11 October, a review of current evidence...
Body clock may improve asthma treatment

Body clock may improve asthma treatment

The human body clock could have a significant impact on the way doctors are able to diagnose and treat asthma, according to new research. Study...
Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes

Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes

A new study in SLEEP indicates that people who have slept for fewer than seven of the past 24 hours have higher odds of being involved...
Why bariatric surgery could lead to long-term weight loss

Why bariatric surgery could lead to long-term weight loss

Following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), a type of bariatric surgery, many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods. The is...

How fiber in food could protect the brain during aging

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Illinois find dietary fiber could help reduce brain inflammation during aging. As mammals age, immune cells...

Walking could help protect women from heart failure

In a new study from University at Buffalo, researchers found for the first time that walking more can strongly lower the risk of heart...

This sleep problem could boost lung cancer growth

A new scientific study shows that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study is carried out by researchers from the...

This gene could protect us from overweight and obesity

In a recent study, researchers have discovered a new function of the gene H19. They found this gene has a unique protective effect against overweight. It...

These 3 things linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find fitness, high-intensity physical activity, and low sedentary time are all linked to a lower risk of type 2...

Chemicals in beauty products may harm women’s hormones

As we go about our daily lives, we are exposed to many different chemicals that could have negative effects on our hormones. These hormonal changes...
Why obesity could increase asthma risk

Why obesity could increase asthma risk

New research suggests that obesity changes how airway muscles function, increasing the risk of developing asthma. The study is published ahead of print in the...
Strength exercise as vital as aerobic exercise

Strength exercise as vital as aerobic exercise

Push ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a new study of over 80,000 adults led by the University...
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The effect of night shifts: Gene expression fails to adapt to new sleep patterns

Have you ever considered that working night shifts may, in the long run, have an impact on your health? A team of researchers from the...

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Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
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If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
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Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
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Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
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Key recommendations for successful weight loss

To lose weight successfully, the combination of a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity is recommended. This combination also may reduce abdominal fat and increase...
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Vegan diet: best for weight loss

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Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

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Throughout human evolution, infectious diseases have become a primary cause of death. The human immune system plays a major role to reduce the harm of...
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How high-intensity interval training keeps you young

It’s oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle tone, and...