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Scientists find new way to treat high blood pressure in obese people

There's no question that as body weight increases, so too does blood pressure. In a new study, researchers have identified what may be a new...

Being an optimist may help you live longer

In a new study, researchers found being optimistic could help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and early death. They found that optimists had a 35% lower...

Vigorous exercise once or twice a week could boost heart health

In a new study, researchers found vigorous physical activity one or two times a week is linked to the lowest death rates in patients...

Your energy-efficient washing machine could be harboring pathogens

Lower temperatures used in 'energy saver' washing machines may not be killing all pathogens. For the first time ever, investigators have identified a washing machine...

Scientists find harmful metals in vapors from tank-style e-cigarettes

In a new study, researchers found the concentration of metals in electronic cigarette aerosols—or vapor—has increased since tank-style electronic cigarettes were introduced in 2013. The...

Synthetic squid can save you from sunburn

There’s nothing worse than a sunburn. Actually, there is—the potential damage that sunscreen can do to our bodies and the environment. So would you try a...

Gum and tooth health play critical role in overall health when we get older

In a new study, researchers found oral health is a critical component to overall health for all ages, but it is especially critical for...

Shopping addiction is a real disorder

UK-based healthcare group the Priory is well-known for treating gambling, sex, drug, alcohol and computing addictions – especially of the rich and famous. Now it...

Scientists now have a new therapy for obesity

In a new study, researchers have developed a new therapy against excessive weight. They found virtual reality (VR) could positively affect the body perception of...

Scientists find new way to treat snoring-related heart disease

In a new study, researchers found a brain chemical could be responsible for triggering heart disease and high blood pressure in people with the...

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Universe’s expansion may not be the same in all directions, says new study

One of the fundamental ideas of cosmology is that everything looks the same in all directions if you look over large enough distances. A new...

Tiny robots could swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors

Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental...

This compound in common vegetables may help fight fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, occurs when the liver becomes “marbled” with fat, sometimes due to unhealthy nutrition, such as excessive intake of...

Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...