Exercise can fast-track your workplace well-being – here’s how

Exercise has been found to reduce stress, increase positive mood, decrease anxiety and alleviate depression. But you may not know that the emotional well-being associated...

People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide

People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine...

This new diet could protect both our health and the planet

An international team of researchers, including academics from City, University of London, has developed a new diet it says can improve health while ensuring...

Living like a caveman won’t make you thin—but it might make you healthy

If you vowed to exercise more in an effort to lose weight this year, the cards are stacked against you. "You're never going to run...

Scientists discover gene responsible for spread of prostate cancer

A Rutgers study has found that a specific gene in cancerous prostate tumors indicates when patients are at high-risk for the cancer to spread. It...

Frailty could make older people more susceptible to dementia

New research suggests that frailty makes older adults more susceptible to Alzheimer's dementia, and moderates the effects of dementia-related brain changes on dementia symptoms. The...

Scientists discover how sleep patterns linked to breast cancer risk

In a recent study, researchers found women who are “larks”, functioning better at the beginning of the day than the end of the day,...
Scientists create new ice-repelling materials

Scientists create new ice-repelling materials

Icy weather is blamed for multibillion dollar losses every year in the United States, including delays and damage related to air travel, infrastructure and...

New high blood pressure treatment works like exercise

Couch potatoes rejoice—there might be a way to get the blood pressure lowering benefits of exercise in pill form. Hypertension researchers at The University of...

6 things help lower blood pressure every day

High blood pressure is a chronic disease that contributes to heart disease and stroke. Because the disease often has no signs or symptoms, it is...
Eating chocolate every day protects your heart and reduce diabetes risk

Eating chocolate every day could protect your heart and reduce diabetes risk

Including a small amount of chocolate in your daily diet might help prevent diabetes and insulin resistance—and, as a result, protect the heart, too. Researchers...

‘Messy’ star pushed its companion to go supernova

Astronomers have identified a type of companion star that made its partner in a binary system, a carbon-oxygen white dwarf star, explode. Through repeated observations...

These smart microrobots can adapt to their surroundings

One day we may be able to ingest tiny robots that deliver drugs directly to diseased tissue, thanks to research being carried out at...

Scientists develop promising new type of polymers

Organic polymers can nowadays be found in solar cells, sensors, LEDs and in many other technical applications. One specific type of polymers -- known as...

New technology can clean water twice as fast as current ultrafiltration membranes

Engineers have created a bacteria-filtering membrane using graphene oxide and bacterial nanocellulose. It’s highly efficient, long-lasting and environmentally friendly — and could provide clean...