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Aiming for 10,000 steps? It turns out 7,000 could be enough to cut your...

Many Australians are walking for their permitted fitness activity during lockdown. Some, emerging from winter hibernation, are taking part in STEPtember — a global...

Four keys to healthy aging

The "secrets" to healthy aging are anything but secret. They're the conventional medical recommendations most people will hear from their doctor at a typical checkup:...

Regular exercise may lower risk of anxiety by almost 60%

In a new study from Lund University, researchers found that regular exercise may help reduce the risk of developing anxiety. They found that those who...

This diabetes drug can help people lose weight effectively

In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, researchers found that people with Type 2 diabetes who were prescribed...

Why 7,000 steps a day is the new 10,000 steps a day

Many of us have smartwatches or apps on our phones that count the number of steps we do. Usually, we aim to reach at...

These sleep drugs may increase death risk when used with opioids

In a recent study published in PLOS Medicine, researchers examined more the 400,000 Medicare patients taking medications for insomnia. They found that the risk of...

Social isolation can be deadly for older adults

In a new study from Yale, researchers found socially isolated older adults who enter intensive care units (ICUs) are more likely to die and...

Exercise may help treat Alzheimer’s disease, Harvard study shows

In a new study from Harvard Medical School, researchers found that new insight into the workings of the hormone irisin shows it has the...

Scientists find the underlying cause of obesity

In a new study from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, researchers found a high-fat diet can disturb the body clock in the brain that...

These two drugs can lower severity of sleep apnea by one third

In a new study published in the Journal of Physiology, researchers successfully repurposed two existing drugs to reduce the severity of sleep apnea in...