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This sleep problem could boost lung cancer growth

A new scientific study shows that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study is carried out by researchers from the...
7 tips to boost your brain health

7 tips to boost your brain health

Our brains change as we age: our memory gets foggier, our joints start to creak. Researchers at Jefferson who conducted cognitive studies with black participants...

How leftovers could make you gain more weight

Leftovers may be throwing off your sense of how much you’ve actually eaten and how much you need to exercise, particularly as portion sizes—and...

Is that ‘midlife crisis’ really Alzheimer’s disease?

Imagine you tell your 55 year-old mom you're going to get married and she's too disorganized to help you with the wedding preparations. Or...

Pear body shape is healthier than apple body shape

Whether we like it or not, everyone accumulates fat. For women, it usually accumulates around the hips, resulting in a pear-shaped look. In men, fat...

Why fasting and calorie restriction have anti-aging effects

A molecule produced during fasting or calorie restriction has anti-aging effects on the vascular system. It could reduce the occurrence and severity of human diseases...

How your heart rate responds to exercise is determined by your genes

Your genes can determine how your heart rate and blood pressure respond to exercise. They may act as an early warning of future problems with...

Treadmill workout may hamper your memory

If you've ever tried to recall a recently learned phone number while using a treadmill workstation, you know it can be tough. That's because working...

These 3 things linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find fitness, high-intensity physical activity, and low sedentary time are all linked to a lower risk of type 2...

What time is it in your body?

Simple new blood can reveal that it’s 6 a.m. in your body but 8 a.m. outside  The first simple blood test to identify your body's...