New weight-loss method can cut obesity risk by 50%

New weight-loss method can cut obesity risk by 50%

A new study has identified two self-regulation strategies effective in preventing weight gain among young adults. At the end of the three-year study, researchers showed...
Even moderate weight loss can prevent, cure loud snoring during sleep

Even moderate weight loss can prevent, cure loud snoring during sleep

Even a moderate weight reduction can reduce loud snoring during sleep, and even cure it, according to a 4-year Finish follow-up study published recently...
How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea – a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 – is a...
How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

Chronic pain and insomnia are an unhealthy combination. According to the National Sleep Foundation, chronic pain disturbs the slumber of one in five Americans...
How much sun is good for our health?

How much sun is good for our health?

Spanish researchers have estimated the duration of solar radiation exposure required in order to obtain the recommended doses of vitamin D. While in spring and...
Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Obesity poses great threat to our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3.4 million adults die every year as a result...
Metformin and compound in red wine have anti-aging effects

Metformin and compound in red wine have anti-aging effects

Scientists have discovered that resveratrol, a compound in the skin of red grapes and red wine, and metformin, a drug often prescribed to fight...
How does penis length change after prostate cancer surgery

How does penis length change after prostate cancer surgery?

Many patients who have their prostate glands removed as a treatment for prostate cancer complain of shortening in the length of the penis. A new...
When you lose weight, where does the fat go

When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people...
Ginger may help fight obesity and diabetes

Ginger may help fight obesity and diabetes

In recent years, metabolic syndromes, including diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular diseases, have become a common health problem in the world. Accumulating data have suggested...
Too much fat around your belly is associated with heart attack

Too much fat around your belly is associated with heart attack

A large waist-hip ratio is a more important risk factor for heart attacks than weight, especially for younger to middle-aged women. This is shown in...
5 ways to keep Your memory

5 ways to keep your memory sharp

The way you live, what you eat and drink, and how you treat your body affect your memory as well as your physical health...
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Preparing for longevity—you don’t need to become frail as we age

Age-related frailty may be a treatable and preventable health problem, just like obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, highlights a review in Frontiers in Physiology. "Societies...
Less sleep may mean higher type 2 diabetes risk in children

Less sleep may mean higher type 2 diabetes risk in children

A study has found that children who slept on average one hour less a night had higher risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including...
Why people have insomnia

Why people have insomnia?

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too...

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5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

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...
Our Brain Can Detect Disease in Others Before It Breaks Out

Our brain can detect disease in others before it breaks out

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...
Vegan diet best for weight loss

Vegan diet: best for weight loss

Holidays often bring about a sense of dread at the thought of food filled parties and gatherings, but those who eat a plant based...
5 ways that can help you prevent cancer

5 ways that can help you prevent cancer

In the United States, it’s estimated that 50% to 75% of cancer deaths are caused by unhealthy behaviors. If you think about that, it means...
Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

A recent study has revealed following a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for just eight weeks can lead to rapid weight gain and health complications. The surprise...
How high-intensity interval training keep you young

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...
Is obesity the result of a poor self-control

Is obesity the result of a poor self-control? Maybe not

Is obesity the result of a poor self-control? Most people in the United States believe it is, according to a survey by the National Opinions...
Itching for no reason Immune system may be at fault

Itching for no reason? Immune system may be at fault

People who suffer itching with no clear cause may have previously unrecognized immune system defects. In a small study of such patients, researchers from the...
How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

Chronic pain and insomnia are an unhealthy combination. According to the National Sleep Foundation, chronic pain disturbs the slumber of one in five Americans...