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Why you should take a walk everyday

The current health recommendations suggest that adults should do 150-minute moderate exercise or 75-minute intense exercise every week. For many people, walking is an easy,...
Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk

Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk

In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden report that sleep disturbances in midlife or in late life are linked to a...
Being overweight before 50 linked to higher risk for pancreatic cancer

Being overweight before 50 linked to higher risk of pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found that gaining excessive body weight before 50 is linked to a higher risk for pancreatic cancer than being...
Do you sweat too much

Do you sweat too much?

It is normal to sweat when you exercise, or the weather is hot. But when you sweat all the time and it becomes excessive, it...
These popular exercises may increase your injury risk

These popular exercises may increase your injury risk

In a new study, researchers found that some popular workouts may increase people’s risk of injury, especially in the knees and shoulders. The research was...
Two hormones may help prevent diabetes and obesity

Two hormones may help prevent diabetes and obesity

In a recent study, researchers developed a new tool to look for hormones that affect how organs and tissues communicate with each other. They found...
Stronger muscle power could mean a longer life

Stronger muscle power could mean a longer life

In a new study, researchers found that people could increase their lifespan by building strong muscles. This is the study showing that people with more...
6 things to know before you do high-intensity exercise

6 things to know before you do high-intensity exercise

High-intensity exercises like boot camps, interval training, and other new strength and conditioning programs have become more popular recently. However, these exercises could cause injury...
How to sit less and move more at work to protect your heart

How to sit less and move more at work to protect your heart

Most adults spend most of their hours at work sitting down and find it hard to have time or energy for exercise. But recent research...
Why sleep apnea is linked to irregular heart beat

Why sleep apnea is linked to irregular heart beat

If a patient is diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heart heat, the doctor often will recommend the patient do tests...