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Relationship factors affect the use of condoms, research finds

Relationship factors affect the use of condoms, research finds

The characteristics of a person’s relationship, including commitment and partner-specific risk factors, affect the choice of whether or not to use condoms, according to...
Want to optimize those 10,000 (or fewer) steps? Walk faster, sit less

Want to optimize those 10,000 (or fewer) steps? Walk faster, sit less

That popular daily target of 10,000 steps is a worthwhile goal, but a new study at Oregon State University suggests that if you find...
Women’s long work hours linked to alarming increases in cancer, heart disease

Women’s long work hours linked to alarming increases in cancer, heart disease

Women who put in long hours for the bulk of their careers may pay a steep price: life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Work...
Being married might hurt your chances of weight loss after surgery

Being married might hurt your chances of weight loss after surgery

Spouses ideally could play a key role in helping patients lose pounds and keep them off after weight-loss surgery, but being married might actually...
Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a University...
Volumetrics diet ranks No. 2 for weight loss

Volumetrics diet ranks No. 2 for weight loss

The Volumetrics diet — created by Barbara Rolls, professor of nutritional sciences and Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition at Penn State – ranks...
Eating dinner early, or skipping it, may be effective in fighting body fat

Eating dinner early, or skipping it, may be effective in fighting body fat

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are trying to find out whether changing a person's eating schedule can help them lose weight and burn...
What proportion of cancer deaths are attributable to smoking around the U.S.?

What proportion of cancer deaths are attributable to smoking around the U.S.?

The proportion of cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking varied across the United States but was highest in the South. In the South, nearly 40...
How to pick realistic New Year’s resolutions

How to pick realistic New Year’s resolutions

Last year, the top three New Year’s resolutions for Americans focused on improving their lifestyle by either enjoying life to the fullest, living healthier,...
Can a healthy lifestyle prevent cancer?

Can a healthy lifestyle prevent cancer?

A large proportion of cancer cases and deaths among U.S. individuals who are white might be prevented if people quit smoking, avoided heavy drinking,...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

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...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...