Wellness

New drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity

New drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity

A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to...
Why exercise is the best medicine

Why exercise is the best medicine

You have probably heard that exercise is good for your health, but did you know that it can actually help to heal your body? Understanding...
When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

Woods Brown has stage 4 prostate cancer, which may explain why he gets tired sooner than he used to. Maybe. “I do wear out faster,...
How diet can impact headaches

How diet can impact headaches

There are two different approaches to preventing headaches with diet. The first approach would be an elimination diet that avoids foods and beverages known to...
How to Have a Weight-Loss Diet for Diabetes

How to have a weight-loss diet for diabetes

Contrary to popular belief, there’s no specific type of weight-loss diet — such as low-fat or low carb — that’s best for people with...
Cardiovascular benefits continue five years after weight loss program

Cardiovascular benefits continue five years after weight loss program

Joslin Diabetes Center's intensive life-style intervention program for obese patients with diabetes continues to offer health benefits for participants five years after they begin...
High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson's progression

High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson’s progression

Three times weekly exercise is safe and keeps symptoms from worsening High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson's disease...
Dark side of the moon Motorcycle deaths linked to full moons

Dark side of the moon: Motorcycle deaths linked to full moons

Distracted drivers, like those who text behind the wheel, are a danger to themselves and to others. Even a brief, momentary glance away from the...
Critical link between obesity and diabetes

Critical link between obesity and diabetes

UT Southwestern researchers have identified a major mechanism by which obesity causes type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a common complication of being overweight...
Yoga could help preserve muscle mass in older women

Yoga could help preserve muscle mass in older women

A new study by the University of Connecticut finds that practicing yoga may improve protein utilization among older women, and lead to the maintenance...