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Gene plays the primary role in BMI and obesity transmission

Obesity, which means too much body fat, is a serious health issue. Being obese can increase the risk of many diseases. The World Health Organization...
Meditation

Long-term meditation practitioners have younger brain

Meditation is an important part of my daily routine. Although I only have been doing meditation for 10 months, my body is stronger and...
weight loss

Frequent self-weighing can control weight but may hurt self-esteem

When we lose weight successfully, we tend to weigh ourselves a lot to monitor the weight. As a common strategy, self-weighing can help us correct...
How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

New research has confirmed that exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit. Experts at St George’s, University of London, have examined the mechanism underlining...
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Why mindfulness-based yoga can reduce depression in women

Depression is a common mental health issue. It is estimated that about 25% of women and 12% of men are affected by the disorder...
Ultraviolet exposure on beach

What we know about skin cancer

Although most skin cancers are not life-threatening, they do hurt our health. As the incidence rates continue to rise, skin cancer has become a...
sunflower

Happiness alone cannot make you live longer: a UK million women study

Many of us believe that being happy can make life longer. This may be because happiness makes the body stronger and healthier. On the...
smartwatch-wearables

Popular smartphone apps for health and fitness

Currently, there are 165,000+ mobile health apps available. Among these apps, about 160 are FDA cleared. More than 500 million smartphone users worldwide currently...
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Living the outdoors: does the presence of animals influence our experience?

Some of the outdoor activities that many of us enjoy during our holidays and free time include animals. Does the presence of animals influence...
Romantic relationship

Sexual dysfunction influences relationship: how women and men are different

Sex is an important part of a romantic relationship. The quality of sexual life can strongly influence our happiness in a relationship. Nevertheless, women and...

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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...
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...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...