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Exercise reduces heart disease risk in depressed patients

Exercise reduces heart disease risk in depressed patients

Symptoms of mild to minimal depression were associated with early indicators of heart disease in a research letter published in the Journal of the...
weight loss tips for 2017

Practical weight loss tips for 2017

The New Year is a great time for a healthy, new start. But putting too much pressure on yourself to lose weight might not...
Both limited and excess sleep may raise diabetes risk in men

Both limited and excess sleep may raise diabetes risk in men

Men who sleep either fewer or more hours than average may face a greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a recent study published...
Lower home temperature in winter is associated with smaller waist measurement

Lower home temperature in winter is associated with smaller waist measurement

Elderly adults are bigger around the middle when they turn up the heat inside their homes during the cold season and have smaller waistlines...
5 fail proof ways to fit in at a new gym

5 fail proof ways to fit in at a new gym

While some have a “quick, get in and get out” mentality when it comes to working out in a gym, many consumers will say...
Most doctors ignore one of the most potent ways to improve health

Most doctors ignore one of the most potent ways to improve health, Penn experts...

Leveraging existing relationships with friends and family may be a more effective way to improve patients' health and encourage new healthy habits and behaviors...
Giving birth — an athletic event?

Giving birth — an athletic event?

As a researcher and nurse practitioner helping women recover after giving birth, Janis Miller struggled answering some of the most common questions she and other...
Menopausal hormone therapy improves bone health

Menopausal hormone therapy improves bone health

Women who undergo hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes can not only increase bone mass, but also can improve bone structure,...
Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Walking briskly on a regular basis may be more effective than vigorous jogging for improving glucose control in individuals with prediabetes, according to research...
How to break the junk food habit

How to break the junk food habit

Do you find yourself craving ice cream, intoxicated by an image of french fries or unable to resist the candy jar at a co-worker’s...

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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...

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...

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

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
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...