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How smoking can change your brain genetically

How smoking can change your brain genetically

In a recent study, researchers find that chronic, frequent tobacco smokers have a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, the "pot receptor", when compared...
5 common weight loss myths you should know

5 common weight loss myths you should know

Obesity and overweight can greatly hurt our health by increasing the risk of many chronic disease, like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood...
Even brief meditation could improve cognitive skills

Even brief meditation could improve cognitive skills

In a recent study, researchers from Yale University and Swarthmore College find that a 10-minute meditation tape could help college students perform cognitive tasks...

MRI shows lifestyle habits affect brain health

In a study led by the University of Oxford, researchers used advanced MRI to test if factors such as blood pressure, fitness, smoking and...
Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

Night owls with prediabetes may have higher obesity risk

In a new study from University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers find that people with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later...
How to use contact lens correctly to avoid eye infection

How to use contact lens correctly to avoid eye infection

In a recent study, researchers find that most contact lens wearers admit to at least one bad hygiene habit that puts them at risk...
Exercise may improve mental health, but more could be less

Exercise may improve mental health, but more could be less

In a recent study, researchers find that people who exercise report having 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month, compared to people...
Overweight could change heart structure and function

Overweight could change heart structure and function

In a new study from the University of Bristol in the UK, researchers find that even as a young adult, being overweight may cause...
7 simple tips to improve men’s health

7 simple tips to improve men’s health

Recent research shows that more than 12% of men age 18+ are in fair or poor health that causes obesity, high blood pressure, cancer...
Mindset during meal planning may help you lose weight

Mindset during meal planning may help you lose weight

In a new study, researchers find that a simple instruction to change people’s thinking as mealtime approaches can help cut calories. The researchers from the...

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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...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

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

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...

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...