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Longer sleep may lower high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease

It is known that sleeping less than seven hours is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. In a...
Why you should not use opioids as sleep aids

Why you should not use opioids as sleep aids

In a new study, researchers found that opioids cannot help people with chronic pain to sleep better. Instead, the drugs may disturb people’s sleep at...

What to do if you have diabetes and need to lose weight

Many people with type 2 diabetes also suffer from obesity or being overweight. Having a healthy body weight is an important part of their diabetes...

What’s the best way to sit?

Many people spend the majority of their waking hours sitting—at home, commuting and at work. Particularly when we're sitting for long periods at a desk,...
Younger people with gout may have high risk of blood clots

Younger people with gout may have high risk of blood clots

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis. It is estimated that this condition affects more than 4% of U.S. adults. People who have gout...
Drinking coffee may not harm your artery health

Drinking coffee may not harm your artery health

In a new study, researchers found that drinking coffee isn't as bad for our arteries and hearts as some previous studies would suggest. They found...
Workout after weight loss may help prevent colon cancer

Workout after weight loss may help prevent colon cancer

In a new study, researchers found that exercise is a key factor in reducing colon cancer risk after weight loss. They found that physical activity...
Low-gluten diet may help you lose weight

Low-gluten diet may help you lose weight

In a new study, researchers found that eating a low-gluten diet could help reduce bloating and lose body weight. The research was conducted by an...
These four things are all linked to unhealthy brains

These four things are all linked to unhealthy brains

In a new study, researchers found that smoking, high blood pressures, obesity, and diabetes are all linked to unhealthy brains. These four things can harm...
Do I need to shave my pubic hair before having sex

Do I need to shave my pubic hair before having sex?

It can be challenging for girls and women to learn how to relate to their bodies because there are so few resources available to...

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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...