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STUDY FINDS NO LINK BETWEEN STATIN USE AND MEMORY HARM IN OLDER ADULTS

A 6-year study of 1,000 people aged 70-90 found no difference in rates of memory or cognition decline among participants who did or...

BLOATED OR PREGNANT: HOW TO TELL

Bloating is a common symptom of pregnancy, but there are many other causes of bloating and other signs of pregnancy. Find out how to...

 
 
 

AVERAGE US BMI ON THE RISE DESPITE INCREASING WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS

Over a 15 year time period, the number of people in the United States who reported trying to lose weight increased - but so too did...

PLANT-BASED DIET MAY PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE

New research highlights the importance of a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, and whole grains for preventing cognitive decline later...

 
 
 

DEPRESSION: 35 EXTRA MINUTES OF EXERCISE DAILY SLASHES RISK

New research finds that both high and low intensity physical activity can help offset a genetic predisposition to developing depression.

EXERCISE AFTER THE AGE OF 60 MAY PREVENT HEART DISEASE, STROKE

A new study from South Korea finds that increased activity can reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke among people over the age...

 
 
 

HOW TO TREAT HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS

Hip osteoarthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition. This article explains the various treatment options for hip osteoarthritis.

WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF YERBA MATÉ TEA?

Yerba maté is made from the leaves of Ilex paraguariensis, a type of South American holy. It has a number of potential health benefits....

 
 
 

2 LIFESTYLE CHANGES MAY REDUCE RISK OF HOT FLASHES

A new meta-analysis of existing studies finds that quitting smoking and maintaining a healthy weight may lessen the impact of hot flashes...

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT

Shoulder impingement is a painful problem that occurs due to the overuse of this joint. Learn about the common symptoms and treatment...

 
 
 

NEW BLOOD TEST MARKS PROGRESS IN BATTLE AGAINST SEPSIS

A new blood test that groups sepsis patients into those at low, medium, and high risk of death could save lives by enabling earlier...

ILLITERACY MAY TRIPLE DEMENTIA RISK

New research finds that people who cannot read may have a threefold risk of developing dementia in older age, compared with people...

 
 
 

IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN MUSCLE MASS AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK?

Researchers have found a significant association between the loss of skeletal muscle mass after the age of 45 and a higher risk of...

WHICH JOBS AFFECT WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH THE MOST?

A new study suggests that some occupations may increase women's risk of cardiovascular problems. Chief among these seems to be jobs...

 
 
 

SWEDISH MASSAGE VS. DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

Swedish massage and deep tissue massage are two popular forms of massage therapy. Read on to learn about their differences and intended...

TIPS AND MORE TO HELP CURB BINGE EATING

There are many strategies to help curb binge eating, including identifying and removing triggers, planning meals, and reducing stress....

 
 
 

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE TARGETS?

New research assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the 2017 hypertension guidelines released by the American Heart Association...

DIET, BODY CLOCK, HORMONES, AND METABOLISM: WHAT'S THE LINK?

A new study of mice has shown how stress hormones control fat and sugar levels in a time dependent way and how a high calorie diet...

 
 
 

DOES CHILDHOOD COGNITION PREDICT DEMENTIA RISK LATER IN LIFE?

New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in...

HAIR LOSS IN CHILDREN: WHAT TO KNOW

Hair loss is not uncommon in children. Common causes include fungal infections, stress, and hair pulling. Learn about causes, treatments,...

 
 
 



Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system...

Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success'

Three leading NHS hospitals have pioneered technology which monitors patients' vital signs and automatically triggers an alert to doctors if sepsis is suspected. Read more ...

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests. Read more ...

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

Is it even conceivable that a person be normal with just half a brain? A new analysis assessed brain health among six adults who had undergone a hemispherectomy as children. Read more ...

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher intakes of lutein during pregnancy are associated with better behavior regulation in the children at mid-childhood, suggests a new study from Tufts University and... Read more ...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also protect against flu

A new study found that the high-fat, low-carb diet activates the release of immune system cells that trap the virus before it spreads. Read more ...

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

A consumer reported finding a small bit of what looked like red plastic in their cup of cottage cheese. Five more people reported the same but no injuries have occurred... Read more ...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce illicit opioid use

A new study from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use has found that daily cannabis users were 50% less likely to use illicit opioids, such as heroin, to manage their... Read more ...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the Floor!

A strong core isn't just about looking lean. I need it to run fast, lift heavy, and effortlessly hold a handstand. This is the 10-minute ab workout I've been doing a few nights... Read more ...

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

A little over half of US teens are up-to-date on HPV vaccinations that prevent 90% of anal cancer cases, but rates are rising among older Americans University of Texas... Read more ...

Trump smashes hospital bill secrecy sham, forces hospitals to publicly...

Trump smashes hospital bill secrecy sham, forces hospitals to publicly publish secret prices so that consumers can make informed choices

The Trump administration is currently in the process of finalizing a new price transparency rule that, once it comes into effect in January 2021, will force all hospitals to... Read more ...