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Vaping is an urgent threat to public health

Youth are using e-cigarettes (also known as vaping devices) at a rapidly increasing rate — a practice that constitutes an urgent threat to public...

This sleep problem may lead to high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found in people with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the more...

Why you should make your family fit and healthy

Many people think about ways to stay physically fit as individuals. But what about creating a health and fitness plan for the entire family? Much like...

Drinking tea may improve your brain health

In a new study, researchers found regular tea drinkers have better organized brain regions—and this is associated with healthy cognitive function—compared to non-tea drinkers. The...

Less TV, more activity may give you more years free of heart disease and...

In a new study, researchers found people who watch less TV and are physically active live more years free of heart disease. The research was...

Exercise plus a low-calorie diet may harm your bone health

In a new study, researchers found how bones can be harmed by calorie restriction, and particularly by the combination of exercise and calorie restriction. The...

‘Yo-yo’ dieting may benefit your metabolic health

In a new study, researchers found repeatedly losing and regaining weight may lead to improved insulin levels and lower body fat percentages in the...

Digital detox may not improve your wellbeing, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found a 24-hour period of abstinence from a smartphone induces cravings, but mood and anxiety remain stable. The research was...

These e-cigarette flavors may harm your body most

Cigarette smoking causes 1 out of every 3 deaths that result from heart disease. But there is little scientific evidence on the toxicity and health...

Fitter people have fitter brains

In a new study, researchers found physical fitness is linked to better brain structure and brain functioning in young adults. This opens the possibility that...

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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 popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...