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Eating chocolate may reduce risks of heart disease and stroke, says study

It is known that eating chocolate can gain more body weight, which may causes health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes. However, a study...
oral health tooth loss

Tooth loss can affect people’s intellectual activity and social roles, says research

When people get old, their oral health becomes more important in daily functioning. Unhealthy teeth can cause difficulty in eating and harm their physical...
lose weight behavioral treatment

Scientists develop a better behavioral treatment to help people lose weight

People with obesity often use behavioral intervention to treat the disorder. A standard intervention may include a healthy diet (1200-1800 calorie goal), daily physical...
activity tracker

Activity tracker may not help lose weight, says study

An activity tracker is a device to monitor and track body fitness, such as distance walked, calorie consumption, and in some cases heartbeat and...
spicy food

Eating spicy food regularly can help people live longer, says scientist

In a recent national survey in China, researchers find that people who regularly eat spicy food have lower risk of early death and various...
ancient grain bread

Ancient grain bread can help reduce heart disease risk

Ancient grains, such as millet, barley, teff, oats, Khorasan wheat, bulgur, einkorn, sorghum, spelt, chia, and buckwheat, are thought to have health benefits. They are...
red hair

Red hair gene variation may increase skin cancer risk, says study

Skin cancer is developed due to growth of abnormal cells in the skin. Skin cancer has several types, and melanomas are the most harmful. Now...
garlic breath

Apple, lettuce and mint leaves can remove garlic breath, says study

Garlic has a strong smell, and it can cause undesirable garlic breath that lingers for 24 hours. Therefore, it is helpful to find effective...
standing desks

Standing desks can help reduce BMI, says a study in Texas

Standing desks are desks for writing or reading while standing up. They were popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, when rich people used...
weight loss

How to maintain weight loss successfully: suggestions based on a 20-year national study

Body weight is a key factor to protect us from chronic disease. Although obese people can lose weight through healthy diet, exercise programs, medicine,...

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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...