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Why obesity could be particularly harmful to older people

In a new study, researchers found that to older people, obesity could mean fewer years of ‘healthy life’. Obese seniors may have fewer years of...
Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

A recent study has found that exposure to bisphenol-A or BPA can worsen symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. BPA exists in polycarbonate plastics...
These 9 things may increase your risk of pre-diabetes

These 9 things may increase your risk of pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes is a health condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal. Although not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes,...
Scientists discover why obesity linked to depression

Scientists discover why obesity linked to depression

In a new study, researchers discovered why obesity and depression are connected. They found that when saturated fatty acids from a high-fat diet could enter...
These two things may help boost memory in older people

These two things may help boost memory in older people

In a new study, researchers found that good sleep quality and a good mood may help improve working memory in older people. The research was...
These two things may lead to obesity

These two things may lead to obesity

In a new study, researchers found that psychological stress and emotional eating could contribute to obesity. They found that people who have financial issues are...

Anger or sadness, which is more harmful to older people?

In a new study, researchers examined how negative emotions, such as anger and sadness, could influence health in older people. They found that anger may...

This treatment may help you maintain weight loss for 5 years

In a new study, researchers found that a relatively new obesity treatment could help people maintain their weight loss for about 5 years. The treatment...

Potential harm of meditation you should know

In a new study, researchers found that more 25% of people who do meditation regularly have had a 'particularly unpleasant' psychological experience. The psychological experience...
Avocado may help you control body weight

Avocado may help you control body weight

In a new study, researchers found that using fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates could suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction. This may...

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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...
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 popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...