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Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Obesity poses great threat to our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3.4 million adults die every year as a result...
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Breast milk sugar helps protect babies from Group B strep infection

Group B strep (GBS) are bacteria found normally in vagina, intestine and rectal area in about 33% of healthy pregnant women. Most pregnant women...
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Gene plays the primary role in BMI and obesity transmission

Obesity, which means too much body fat, is a serious health issue. Being obese can increase the risk of many diseases. The World Health Organization...
Meditation

Long-term meditation practitioners have younger brain

Meditation is an important part of my daily routine. Although I only have been doing meditation for 10 months, my body is stronger and...
weight loss

Frequent self-weighing can control weight but may hurt self-esteem

When we lose weight successfully, we tend to weigh ourselves a lot to monitor the weight. As a common strategy, self-weighing can help us correct...
How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

New research has confirmed that exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit. Experts at St George’s, University of London, have examined the mechanism underlining...
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Why mindfulness-based yoga can reduce depression in women

Depression is a common mental health issue. It is estimated that about 25% of women and 12% of men are affected by the disorder...
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What we know about skin cancer

Although most skin cancers are not life-threatening, they do hurt our health. As the incidence rates continue to rise, skin cancer has become a...
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Happiness alone cannot make you live longer: a UK million women study

Many of us believe that being happy can make life longer. This may be because happiness makes the body stronger and healthier. On the...
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Popular smartphone apps for health and fitness

Currently, there are 165,000+ mobile health apps available. Among these apps, about 160 are FDA cleared. More than 500 million smartphone users worldwide currently...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...