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Exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms

Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers. The study,...
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Exercise can help enhance diabetic medication

Exercise can help enhance the effects of blood glucose-lowering medication, according to an award-winning study by a University of Georgia graduate student. The study examined...
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Biological clock disruptions increase breast cancer risk

The disruption of a person's circadian rhythm—their 24-hour biological clock—has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, according to new University of...
Pregnant women at risk of getting the flu are not getting vaccinated

Pregnant women at risk of getting the flu are not getting vaccinated

Health-care professionals are hesitant to administer the flu vaccine to pregnant women, despite the potential life-saving benefits, according to a UBC study. The study also...
Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute (aspartame) might not help...
Losing 30 min of sleep per day may lead to weight gain and hurt metabolism

Losing 30 min of sleep per day may lead to weight gain and hurt...

Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study...
Five fast facts about norovirus

Five fast facts about norovirus

Cruise ships, nursing homes, and daycare centers are common breeding grounds for norovirus, a contagious stomach bug that infects 685 million people around the...
Sleep loss may cause temporary pre-diabetic conditions in the body

Sleep loss may cause temporary pre-diabetic conditions in the body

Lack of sleep can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood, accompanied by temporary pre-diabetic conditions in healthy young men, according to...
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What is the best way to whiten teeth?

In the age of selfies, it seems everyone wants to have a whiter, brighter smile. While one option to achieve this involves a trip to...
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Lighter weights just as effective as heavier weights to gain muscle, build strength

New research from McMaster University is challenging traditional workout wisdom, suggesting that lifting lighter weights many times is as efficient as lifting heavy weights...

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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...