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This exercise may reduce Parkinson’s symptoms

Scientists from Rush Medical College found that a three-month community-based boxing program significantly eased both motor and non-motor symptoms in adults with early Parkinson's disease. The...

Your brain needs healthy diet and exercise too

Healthy brain aging is a concern for all of us. June is recognized as Brain and Alzheimer's Awareness Month. It's normal to struggle with small...

Vitamins, supplements are a ‘waste of money’ for most Americans

Scientists from Northwestern University suggest that for non-pregnant, healthy Americans, vitamins are a waste of money because there isn't enough evidence they help prevent...

This drug could improve heart health, reduce obesity, fatty liver

Scientists from Johns Hopkins Medicine found that a drug first developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and sickle cell disease could reduce obesity and...

Eating protein during dieting could prevent muscle loss

Scientists from Rutgers University found that eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss...

Obesity increases type 2 diabetes risk in these women

Scientists from Athens Medical Center found that women with obesity and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. They...

Apple Watch can monitor frailty in people with heart disease

Scientists from Stanford University found that the Apple Watch in association with an iPhone can be used to monitor frailty in people with heart...

Scientists find top methods for successful weight loss maintenance

Scientists from California Polytechnic State University found that some of the most effective strategies reported by those maintaining their weight loss included choosing healthy food, tracking what you...

For health benefits, faster weight loss no better than slow weight loss

Scientists from York University found that losing weight slowly or quickly won't tip the scale in your favor when it comes to overall health. They...

Exercises lead to larger brain size and lowered dementia risk

Scientists from UCLA found an association between low physical activity and a higher risk for dementia in older people. This suggests that regular physical activity...