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As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women. Body mass index is...
Simple way to protect yourself from prolonged sitting

Simple way to protect yourself from prolonged sitting

Get off your bum and move around for two minutes every half hour, for the good of your health. The message is simple in both...
How to lose weight by changing your behavior

How to lose weight by changing your behavior

Having a healthy body weight is essential for a long, healthy life. Obesity and overweight can bring lots of health issues to your body, such...
Want to lose weight_ Eat your meals early

Want to lose weight? Eat your meals early

In a recent study, researchers find that changing meal schedules can help people lose weight. The research was conducted by the University of Alabama at...
Exercise could help people with chronic kidney disease

Exercise could help people with chronic kidney disease

Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, a study in Leicester...
Healthy fat may separate obesity from diabetes

Healthy fat may separate obesity from diabetes

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have type 2 diabetes. People...
How clean is your desk? The unwelcome reality of office hygiene

How clean is your desk? The unwelcome reality of office hygiene

If you work in an office, the chances are there are some colleagues you would rather sit next to than others. But we’re not just...
Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

In a new study from University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers find that people with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later...
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks makes binge drinking more harmful

Mixing alcohol with energy drinks makes binge drinking more harmful

A key ingredient of energy drinks could be exacerbating some of the negative effects of binge drinking according to a new study. Many people mix...
How smoking can change your brain genetically

How smoking can change your brain genetically

In a recent study, researchers find that chronic, frequent tobacco smokers have a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, the "pot receptor", when compared...