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These 4 antioxidants could help slow down aging

Aging and related chronic diseases are big factors that decrease the quality of our life. But research has shown that there are some ways to...

Enlarged finger joints may be linked to knee diseases

Heberden’s nodes (HNs) are bony enlargements of the finger joints that are readily detectable in a routine physical exam and are considered hallmarks of...

New U.S. blood pressure guidelines may not bring health benefits, this study shows

When is high blood pressure dangerous? Medical associations offer widely differing answers. In the U.S., for example, patients are seen as hypertensive at much lower...

Regular exercise could help prevent sudden cardiac death

In a new study, researchers found physical exercise as a protector against sudden cardiac death. The group of researchers are from the departments of Physical...

Moving more in older age may help sharpen your memory

Older adults who move more, either with daily exercise or even simple routine physical activity like housework, may preserve more of their memory and...

Cholesterol should be on your radar, beginning early in life

In recent scientific guidelines, researchers suggest exposure to high blood cholesterol over a lifetime can increase the risk for heart attack or stroke. Managing this...

More physical activity in old age may help protect against dementia

Older adults who move more than average, either in the form of daily exercise or just routine physical activity such as housework, may maintain...

This gut bacterium linked to autoimmune diseases

Could microbes in our guts be sending out the wrong message? In a recent study, Queen’s University Belfast researchers found a specific microbe in the...

Scientists discover 200 new gene variations linked to high blood pressure

In one of the largest studies of its kind, an international research team has discovered more than 200 new genetic variations associated with high...

Many cancer patients may have undiagnosed hepatitis infections

In a new study, researchers found hepatitis B and C and HIV infection prevalence in cancer patients show an alarmingly high rate of undiagnosed...