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Main causes of muscle loss and how to prevent it

Starting around age 35, we begin to lose muscle mass. Although regular exercisers lose muscle as they age, inactive people can lose as much as...

Common dental floss may increase these toxic chemicals in your body

PFAS chemicals are used in a range of consumer products, including fast food packaging, non-stick pans, waterproof clothing, and stain-resistant carpets. People can be exposed...

Green tea combined with exercise may help treat fatty liver disease

In a new study, researchers found that the combination of green tea extract and exercise may reduce the severity of the obesity-related fatty liver...

Smelling your lover’s shirt may help you sleep better

In a new study, researchers found that the scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep. They found study participants who were exposed to their...

You just need 15 minutes a day to lose weight effectively

Dietary self-monitoring is widely viewed as so unpleasant and time-consuming, many would-be weight-losers can’t muster the will power to do it. In a recent study...

Popular sleep and anxiety drug may cause addiction

In a recent paper, researchers say that a class of drugs called benzodiazepines that can help treat anxiety and insomnia may lead to dangerous...

How to care for your skin during menopause

By the time they reach menopause — which officially begins one year after a woman’s last period — many women think they have their...

This exercise may reduce death risk in older people

In a new study, researchers found that regularly golfing—at least once per month—may lower the risk of death among older adults. The study the first...

5 supplements may improve your eye health and vision

You’ve probably heard someone say, “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes.” You may have also seen advertisements for nutritional supplements for eye...

10,000 steps a day may not help you lose weight effectively

For years now, 10,000 steps a day has become the gold standard for people trying to improve their health—and recent research shows some benefits...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...