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As your BMI increases, your blood pressure may rise as well

Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women. These findings appear in...

Unintended weight loss may be a big sign of these 4 cancers

In a recent Oxford study, researchers find unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for 4 types of cancer. The team conducted the...

Contact lens wearers need to pay attention to eye infection

A new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers in a new...

How to soothe yourself to sleep

Getting a good night of sleep can seem like the most effortless and natural thing in the world, but when we can’t fall asleep...

Obesity may increase your risk for peripheral artery disease

In a new study, researchers at Johns Hopkins University find obesity may increase the chance of developing peripheral artery disease. It is known that people...

Genes, joules or gut bugs: which one is most to blame when it comes...

With obesity on the rise, so too is the diet and weight loss industry, currently valued at US$70 billion in the US alone. But most...

Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian

In the past few years, you may have noticed more and more people around you turning away from meat. At dinner parties or family barbecues,...

People with insomnia are asleep, but they don’t know

In a recent study from Brigham Young University, researchers find the dysfunction in the inhibition process could be what causes those with insomnia to...

Do you have a healthy weight?

Being overweight or obese increases your risk for many diseases and health conditions. The more you weigh, the more likely you are to suffer from...

Are you really overweight or just ‘water weight’?

Muscle and fat don’t appear overnight. If you’re hopping on the scale and noticing a big change since yesterday, chances are that it’s just ‘water...