When weight loss helps with sleep

When weight loss helps with sleep

Carefully managed weight loss has been linked to improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea, a common problem that contributes to a range of short and...
Body clock plays key role in a healthy heart

Body clock plays key role in a healthy heart

Keeping your body clock running smoothly may help your ticker to keep on ticking and promote healthy cardiovascular aging, according to a study led...
Bedroom signs that your man might have health troubles

Bedroom signs that your man might have health troubles

The intimate moments you share with the man in your life are important to your bond—and potentially his health. That’s because, depending on how observant...
Your exercise performance could predict heart disease and cancer

Your exercise performance could predict heart disease and cancer

In a new study, researchers found that performance on an exercise test predicts the risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other causes. Good...
For older adults, 4 methods can contribute to healthy aging

For older adults, 4 methods can contribute to healthy aging

Want to live a long and healthy life? Of course. Well, that’s not going to just happen. It’ll take some effort – especially if you’re...
How your smartphone is affecting your relationship

How your smartphone is affecting your relationship

Smartphones have become a constant companion for many of us. In a recent study by the Pew Research Center, nearly 50 percent of adults...
3 ways genetic counselors could benefit people with eye disease

3 ways genetic counselors could benefit people with eye disease

For people with inherited eye disease, genetic counselors could play an active and important role in a patient’s care. The specialists can review an individual’s...

Scientists discover 5 types of insomnia

Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience revealed that there are five types of insomnia. This finding is published in The Lancet Psychiatry. A commentary in...

Short bouts of intense exercise could be more beneficial than hours of lower exertion

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Sitting, watching TV linked to colorectal cancer before age 50

A new study found a connection between prolonged time spent sitting while watching TV and increased risk of colorectal cancer for younger Americans. Young-onset colorectal...
How to sleep well when you are getting old

How to sleep well when you are getting old

Having a good night’s sleep is very important good physical and mental health. However, as we become old, it is hard to sleep well. Recent...
Too much or too little sleep linked to higher risk of heart disease

Too much or too little sleep linked to higher risk of heart disease

The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is linked to your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new...

Does flossing work? The answer, and other truths about taking care of your teeth

From flossing possibly getting the kibosh to getting cavities on a sugar-free diet, it is easy to get confused when it comes to dental...
For insomnia, consider cognitive behavioral therapy before medication

For insomnia, consider cognitive behavioral therapy before medication

Insomnia is a debilitating condition. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, it affects up to 35 percent of adults. And about 10 percent...
Short overnight fasting may increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence

Short overnight fasting could increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence

Researchers suggest increasing duration of nightly fasting may improve prognosis. In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was...

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8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

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People who suffer itching with no clear cause may have previously unrecognized immune system defects. In a small study of such patients, researchers from the...
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Is chronic disease an unavoidable consequence of aging?

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Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

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