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Eating oily fish weekly can help reduce risk of stroke

Eating at least two servings of oily fish a week is moderately but significantly associated with a reduced risk of stroke, finds a study...
omega-3 fatty acids

Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help lower blood pressure in young, healthy...

Healthy young people may be able to help prevent the onset of high blood pressure by eating diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids, according...
Study compares effectiveness of most popular weight-loss drugs

Study compares effectiveness of most popular weight-loss drugs

In an analysis of nearly 30,000 overweight or obese adults, researchers compare weight-loss effects in placebo, orlistat, lorcaserin, naltrexone-bupropion, phentermine-topiramate, and liraglutide. They find that...
marijuana use

Marijuana use may be linked to temporarily weakened heart muscle

Active marijuana use may double the risk of stress cardiomyopathy, an uncommon heart muscle malfunction that can mimic heart attack symptoms, according to research...
smartphone applications

Most smartphone healthy diet applications fall short of recommended guidelines

Most smartphone applications claiming to improve consumers' diet, nutrition or eating habits are not compliant with evidence-based scientific guidelines, according to a preliminary study...
Facebook live longer

Using Facebook to enhance social relationships is linked with living longer

Is social media good for you, or bad? Well, it's complicated. A study of 12 million Facebook users suggests that using Facebook is associated with...
When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people...
Anger combined with intense workout can double heart attack risk

Anger combined with intense workout can double heart attack risk

The next time you’re boiling mad, find a way to chill out before you hit the gym. Go for a pleasant walk instead of...
Couples sleep in sync when wife is satisfied with their marriage

Couples sleep in sync when wife is satisfied with their marriage

A new study suggests that couples are more likely to sleep in sync when the wife is more satisfied with their marriage. Results show that...
plain water

How drinking plain water helps us lose weight and become healthier

For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, tap water may be what the...