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Why muscles in arms and legs are so important for older people

In a new study, the team found low muscle mass in arms and legs can heighten mortality risk after 65. They found evaluating body composition,...

Scientists confirm a better way to treat sleep loss

In a new study, researchers found insomnia can be treated effectively at the family doctor's office without the use of drugs. They confirmed Cognitive Behavioural...

These six exercises could prevent weight gain despite ‘obesity genes’

In a new study, researchers found that six common exercises can help prevent weight gain even in people with 'obesity genes’. The six exercises include...

New evidence that obesity linked to many dangerous diseases

In a new study, researchers found a new proof of the link between obesity and disease. The research was conducted by a team from the...

Coffee may help patients recover faster after bowel surgery

In a new study, researchers found that drinking coffee after a bowel surgery may help patients go home earlier. The research was conducted by a...

Obese people may get more satisfaction from their food

In a new study, researchers found that people who have obesity can get more satisfaction from their food. This satisfaction may lead to overeating. The...

Scientists create wireless wearable health monitor with stretchable electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and children. A wireless, wearable monitor built with...

Intermittent fasting: Do you need it to lose weight?

Weight loss can be difficult, but could intermittent fasting help? This eating pattern, which features cycles of fasting and eating, is making headlines as research...

Intuitive eating: a ‘diet’ that actually makes sense

Diets for weight loss usually involve restriction. The 5:2 diet relies on restricting calories, and the ketogenic diet relies on restricting particular types of...

Hearing loss may cause mental, physical, and social loss in older people

In a new study, researchers found hearing loss may worsen mental, physical, and social problems in older people. The research was conducted by a team...

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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...
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...

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...